XIMB PhD Admissions 2016: Apply online

XIMB PhD Admissions 2016: Apply online

Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) has invited applications for admission into the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme offered in Management for the academic session 2017. The interested candidates can apply latest by February 14, 2017. Educational qualification: The candidates should have acquired a Master’s degree in any discipline from a recogised university or institute. Selection procedure: The candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their academic records and SOPs. The shortlisted candidates will be required to appear for Xavier Research Aptitude Test (X-RAT), and personal interview. The candidates…

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JSSC Special India Reserve Battalion Constable Competitive Examination 2015: Download admit cards

JSSC Special India Reserve Battalion Constable Competitive Examination 2015: Download admit cards

The admit cards for Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission (JSSC) Special India Reserve Battalion Constable Competitive Examination 2015 have been finally released. All those candidates who had registered for the same, may download it from the official website www.jssc.in. The exam is scheduled to be conducted on September 4 at various centers located in Ranchi. (Read: Dr Abdul Kalam UG Scholarships 2017: Apply at University of Sydney, Australia) Steps to download the admit card Log on to the official website www.jssc.in Click on ‘ Admit Card for Special India Reserve (PrimitiveTribes)…

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Technology helps bring back muslim children to madrassas

Technology helps bring back muslim children to madrassas

Technology is playing a pivotal role in preventing high dropouts and absenteeism observed in various madrassas across West Bengal. Abdul Lashkar, a class-9 student, visited the new computer lab in Dar-Un-Neda Siddiquia Madrassa in Hooghly district after his science class to look up on food habits of Prophet Muhammad on the internet. With the help of his classmates, he then came up with a digital story on how favourite foods of the Prophet nourished his body with vitamins and other nutrients. Linking nutrition to Islam: Madrassa teacher Sugata Dey told…

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Vivek Choudhary bags first position in CS 2016

Vivek Choudhary bags first position in CS 2016

The results of the Company Secretaries (CS) executive programme (old and new syllabus) were declared by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) on Thursday. Vivek Choudhary, a 21-year-old student, has bagged the first position in the examination with flying colours. ‘There was nothing planned’ “The feeling of seeing the word ‘Pass’ on the mark sheet is a very big achievement in itself as it is one of the most competitive examinations of the country. I did not expect to get any rank. For me, becoming a company secretary…

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Five,to,Try:,Opera,VPN,secures,your,web,browsing,,and,Riptide,GP:,Renegade,revs,upGoogle is nixing the Device Assist app for Nexus phones

Five,to,Try:,Opera,VPN,secures,your,web,browsing,,and,Riptide,GP:,Renegade,revs,upGoogle is nixing the Device Assist app for Nexus phones

Google giveth, and then it taketh away. The latest casualty to undergo the Mountain View culling is the Device Assist app, which was built to offer quick tips, troubleshooting suggestions, and quick access to Google support. Now when you fire up the app you’ll see a notice that it’s going away under the Detected Issues section. Touch the card and you’ll get a link for more information. That’ll send you over to an official Google tips page, where ironically the current featured tip is for iPhone users. The most critical…

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Five to Try: Opera VPN secures your web browsing, and Riptide GP: Renegade revs up

Five to Try: Opera VPN secures your web browsing, and Riptide GP: Renegade revs up

We’re nearing the end of summer, and whether you plan on enjoying the warm weather outside or curling up on the couch this weekend, you should make sure you’ve got some cool new apps and games on your phone. This week’s Five to Try column is headed up by Opera VPN, a free service that lets you get around regional browsing restrictions, check the security of your Wi-Fi network, and even block ad trackers. Nike Run Club reboots the familiar Nike Running app with new features this week, as well,…

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Twitter will soon let you use keyword filters to combat online harassment

Twitter will soon let you use keyword filters to combat online harassment

Online harassment on Twitter has gotten so bad that some users opt to never read their mentions, while others are driven to log off the platform forever. Now, Twitter is addressing the problem with a new anti-harassment tool, according toBloomberg. Twitter is developing a feature that would allow users to filter out certain keywords from their timeline and mentions. This anti-harassment feature, which has been in the works for about a year, will give users the power to block certain offensive words and slurs. This new tool is Twitter’s latest…

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This week in games: Stranger Things becomes an 80s-style SCUMM, Duke Nukem returns from the graveThis,week,in,games:,Stranger,Things,becomes,an,80s-style,SCUMM,,Duke,Nukem,returns,from,the,grave

This week in games: Stranger Things becomes an 80s-style SCUMM, Duke Nukem returns from the graveThis,week,in,games:,Stranger,Things,becomes,an,80s-style,SCUMM,,Duke,Nukem,returns,from,the,grave

I had to take a break last week from wrapping up the week’s gaming news and putting a big floppy bow on it, thanks to a 103-degree fever (40 degrees for you not-Americans). But now I’m back! I’d say “Better Than Ever,” but I’d be lying. Anyway, this week we’ve got a Stranger Things adventure game, some sort of Duke Nukem resurrection, the long-awaited return of ToeJam and Earl, and WB goes “Just kidding, we’re bringing Mortal Kombat XL to PC after all.” This is gaming news for August 22…

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Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Plus leaks, details improvements for flexible tablet

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Plus leaks, details improvements for flexible tablet

Lenovo’s Yoga tablets are great for home use – built-in kickstand, big battery, powerful speakers and other perks. There’s a new one coming, the Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Plus 10, and the leak points to a massive upgrade over the regular Tab 3. The 10″ screen will have 2,560 x 1,600px (16:10) resolution (up from 1,280 x 800px) and it’s a quality IPS panel. It’s powered by a Snapdragon 650 (up from a 210!) with 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage (expandable), running Android 6.0. Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Plus…

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Samsung launches Galaxy Note7 in China with only 4GB of RAM

Samsung launches Galaxy Note7 in China with only 4GB of RAM

Today Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note7 in China, at a special event. Despite many past rumors claiming we’ll see a version with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage in China, this was not mentioned at all in the official presentation. So the Note7 makes its debut in China with ‘just’ 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, the same values it sports in every other market. The Chinese model is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset, just like the USA-bound Note7, interestingly (and not Samsung’s Exynos solution used…

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