IIT-KGP students get over 100 pre-placement offers at start of semester

IIT-Kharagpur students have got 118 pre-placement offers (PPOs) from top companies at the start of the semester. As on August 11, Microsoft and Wipro have made the highest number of offers at 14, while Qualcomm has made 13 offers, Samsung at 12 and Texas Instruments at 11, professor in-charge of Career Development Centre at IIT-KGP… Continue reading IIT-KGP students get over 100 pre-placement offers at start of semester

Patanjali to set up factory in Kashmir Valley, offer jobs to youth: Ramdev

Yoga guru Ramdev on Sunday said his consumer products company is in the process of acquiring land in Jammu and Kashmir to set up a unit there and would also offer jobs to youth in the state. Speaking on terrorism in the country, Ramdev said, “Any one who masters the art of Yoga can never… Continue reading Patanjali to set up factory in Kashmir Valley, offer jobs to youth: Ramdev

Driverless cars: Can you trust a robot to drive you home?

Uber and Ola are huge taxi companies but they own very few cars. However, their highly sophisticated systems of fleet management and GPS based navigation through city traffic make them so easily available and inexpensive. They have revolutionized personal transportation in nearly a thousand major towns worldwide with the result that many people don’t need… Continue reading Driverless cars: Can you trust a robot to drive you home?

Now, access Google camera’s selfie flash with a tap on the app

The “Google Camera” application named has been updated to feature a selfie flash which is usually missing from the front cameras of most smartphones, the media reported on Saturday. As noted by Google, the latest version is designed to work on recent Nexus and Pixel devices running Android 7.1.1 and above, The Verge reported. Also,… Continue reading Now, access Google camera’s selfie flash with a tap on the app

Independence Day offer: Buy OnePlus 5 and get free flip cover, other deals

Planning to buy the OnePlus 5? Why wait – this is one of the ideal times to buy it as OnePlus is offering a free flip cover to those who purchase the phone on or before August 15. Along with a free flip cover, buyers can also avail 50 per cent off on OnePlus Bullets… Continue reading Independence Day offer: Buy OnePlus 5 and get free flip cover, other deals

Govt to initiate PSBs’ consolidation process after Q1 results

The finance ministry is expected to initiate the process of consolidation of public sector banks (PSBs) once the first quarter results of the current fiscal have been announced, a senior official has said. There are various things including financial performance which have to be looked at before a merger decision is taken, said the official… Continue reading Govt to initiate PSBs’ consolidation process after Q1 results

Bank of India swings from loss to profit in Q1, bad loans fall

Bank of India (BOI), the country’s sixth biggest lender by assets, reported a first-quarter profit as its bad loan ratio narrowed and loan-loss provisions fell. Net profit was Rs 87.71 crore in the quarter ended June 30, compared with a loss of Rs 741 crore a year earlier, the Mumbai-based bank said on Wednesday. Analysts… Continue reading Bank of India swings from loss to profit in Q1, bad loans fall