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Why Is Facebook Blocking the Sikh Hashtag From Some Users?

  Facebook appears to be blocking the hashtag #Sikh for a number of users. This was highlighted by a huge number of users on Twitter and independently verified by Gadgets 360 as well. Curiously, the blocking of the hashtag appears to be happening selectively, as some members accounts could not search for the term, but […]

NIT Raipur Reopens NIMCET 2020 Application, Registration Available Till June 11

  The National Institute of Technology Raipur, or NIT Raipur, has re-opened the online registration and submission of application form for NIMCET 2020 examination. Candidates can apply afresh or modify their already-submitted NIMCET 2020 application till 5 pm of June 11. The NIT MCA Common Entrance Test, or NIMCET, is conducted for admission to the […]

IP University Revises Academic Calendar, Examination Dates, Summer Vacation And Mode Of E

  Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi, has revised the academic calendar for the ongoing session to manage academic schedule amidst COVID-19 lockdown. The university has revised the details for examination dates, summer vacation and suspension of classes. The updates have been uploaded on the official website. According to the updated dates, the examination for […]

Significance of Weddings for Indian Fashion Industry

Tradition has long dictated the ebbs and flows of the typical Indian wedding. This is especially true for the timing of the nuptials, with festivities typically planned between October and January. The reasons for choosing this select window are both poetic and prosaic-while the former regards the season as auspicious, especially given its proximity to Navaratri […]

Parents, Children Increasingly Opting For E-Learning Amid COVID-19 Crisis

  With a lot of uncertainty for students and parents amidst the COVID-19 crisis, the reliance of e-learning has grown and 61% families are opting for it, according to a survey conducted that spans across 14 states and 38,564 parents. The survey, which is conducted by Lifology throughout India on the occasion of International day […]

Helpline Launched For Counselling Of Central University Of Odisha Students

  Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Monday launched a helpline for counselling of those students of the Central University of Odisha who are in mental distress in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Inaugurating the helpline “Bharosa” through a videoconference, Mr Pokhriyal lauded the initiative as it aims at providing mental and psychological assistance […]

Google Parent Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs Cancels Toronto ‘Smart City’ Project

Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs has pulled the plug on its Toronto “smart city” project, citing “unprecedented economic uncertainty” in a setback for the city’s long-planned waterfront revitalisation. Sidewalk Labs had developed a proposal for a futuristic, data-driven city development along Toronto’s Downtown Lakeshore. It was working with a government-mandated agency, Waterfront Toronto, that planned to vote on […]