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Creating job opportunities from e-waste: India-born Australian scientist shows the way

Creating job opportunities from e-waste: India-born Australian scientist shows the way

New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The effective management and disposal of electronic waste, or e-waste -- the innards and shells of dumped smartphones, desktops, laptops and printers, among other things -- is a massive modern-day challenge. But an India-born Australian says end-of-life electronic products offer huge economic and job-generating potential, and India, which produces upward of two million tonnes of electronic waste every year, surely has an advantage.



Mobiistar XQ Dual: Outdated looks but not-too-bad on performance

Mobiistar XQ Dual: Outdated looks but not-too-bad on performance

New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) As if Chinese players were not enough to eat into Indian smartphone players' share, leading Vietnam-based smartphone maker Mobiistar has entered the highly-competitive market.

Xiaomi Redmi Y2: Big selfie phone in a small budget

Xiaomi Redmi Y2: Big selfie phone in a small budget

New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Among the Chinese players that have carved out a niche for themselves in the smartphone market in India, Xiaomi is among the top. What has worked in its favour so far is its focus on providing Indian users with reliable devices at relatively lower cost.

These mobile apps provide easy access to street food

These mobile apps provide easy access to street food

New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Remember the 1990s Bollywood hit "Mai toh raste se ja rha tha, mai toh bhel puri kha rha tha" that had filmstar Govinda roaming the streets and satisfying his taste buds with some really mouth-watering dishes?

Statehood not a raging issue but more powers needed for Delhi government, say experts

Statehood not a raging issue but more powers needed for Delhi government, say experts

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has decided to give another push to its demand for full statehood to Delhi with a public campaign, but experts said it was not a burning issue among residents and a way should be found to give more powers to the elected government to make its work easier.?

Five books to look forward to in July 2018

Five books to look forward to in July 2018

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Though summer is at its peak in most parts of India and literary events almost at a standstill, the coming month will bring cheer to many readers as it will mark the release of some riveting offerings.

Amit Shah's tall claims in Bengal more wishful than pragmatic, say analysts

Amit Shah's tall claims in Bengal more wishful than pragmatic, say analysts

Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) Days after BJP President Amit Shah vowed to uproot the Trinamool Congress regime from West Bengal and claimed his party would win a majority of the state's Lok Sabha seats in the 2019 general elections, political analysts raised doubts about the visit having a massive impact on the state's politics.

One year of GST: Long way to go for a simple, uniform tax regime

One year of GST: Long way to go for a simple, uniform tax regime

New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Touted as the biggest economic reform since Independence, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was supposed to replace the complex indirect tax system prevalent in the country with a more simplified, uniform regime.

Identify and track, CRPF's policy for Amarnath pilgrims

Identify and track, CRPF's policy for Amarnath pilgrims

Srinagar, June 27 (IANS) After last year's attack on an unescorted bus of Amarnath pilgrims, the CRPF has this year adopted an "identify and track policy" for vehicles ferrying devotees to the annual cave shrine pilgrimage in Kashmir Himalayas beginning on Thursday.

Why Patanjali's 'Kimbho' app is such a poorly-scripted idea

Why Patanjali's 'Kimbho' app is such a poorly-scripted idea

New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Yoga guru Ramdev's "swadeshi" mobile messaging app "Kimbho", that appeared briefly in May-end claiming to take on the behemoth WhatsApp, has turned out to be a poorly-crafted business idea.

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