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Fertility apps are increasingly being used as contraception and one has even gained FDA approval Richard Branson suspends $1 billion Virgin investment talks with Saudi Arabia over missing journalist Tech is getting wrecked — three experts weigh in on whether the turmoil will continue A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look 15th anniv. celebrations: Orca Deco hints of establishing factory in Ghana A new study on the side effects of wind energy is almost begging to be misused by climate change deniers Oculus Quest impressions: This no-hassle wireless VR headset could be a breakout hit OnePlus 6T Global Launch Event to be Held in India? Nokia 7 Plus Android 9.0 Pie Update Delayed Due to ‘Platform Specific Certification Bugs’

Fertility apps are increasingly being used as contraception and one has even gained FDA approval

The Food and Drug Administration recently approved mobile fertility app Natural Cycles as a method of contraception. While Natural Cycles was certified in Europe last year, this

Richard Branson suspends $1 billion Virgin investment talks with Saudi Arabia over missing journalist

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson suspended discussions with Saudia Arabia about a proposed $1 billion investment in Virgin’s space companies following allegations that journalist Jamal

Tech is getting wrecked — three experts weigh in on whether the turmoil will continue

Technology is the second-worst-performing sector in the S&P 500 in the last week, with names such as Applied Materials, Nvidia, Adobeand PayPal among the group’s biggest losers in that time.

A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

In 2009, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation launched an ambitious project to improve teacher effectiveness among certain primary and secondary schools in California, Florida, Tennessee, and

15th anniv. celebrations: Orca Deco hints of establishing factory in Ghana

Furniture giant Orca Deco is hinting of plans to establish a furniture factory in Ghana after 15 years of operations in the country. According to

A new study on the side effects of wind energy is almost begging to be misused by climate change deniers

Using wind power to generate the electricity the US needs could cause a surprising amount of local warming, according to a new study. But wind

Oculus Quest impressions: This no-hassle wireless VR headset could be a breakout hit

Surprised. That’s how I felt coming out of Oculus Connect 4 last year, where for the first time we got a glimpse of “what’s next”

OnePlus 6T Global Launch Event to be Held in India?

OnePlus 6T India launch could be same day as the global launch HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 6T will allegedly be launched in India on October 17 This

Nokia 7 Plus Android 9.0 Pie Update Delayed Due to ‘Platform Specific Certification Bugs’

Earlier this month, the Nokia 7 Plus had received the Android P Developer Preview Beta 4.1 HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 7 Plus has been constantly receiving Android

Those who said that I faked injury are sick people: Hafeez

Those who said that I faked injury are sick people: Hafeez

A furious Muhammad Hafeez on Sunday hit back at the critics who had alleged that he had faked injury to skip the last two matches of the ICC World T20, terming them as “mentally sick people“. The top-order batsman was [...]

March 27, 2016 News
Afghanistan scores 123 for 7 against West Indies

Afghanistan scores 123 for 7 against West Indies

After putting into bat, Afghanistan, riding on, Najibullah Zadran’s 48 scored a respectable 123 for 7 in the World T20 championship match against West Indies in Nagpur on Sunday. For West Indies, Samuel Badree (3 for 14) and Andre Russell [...]

March 27, 2016 News
Willey, Roy fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

Willey, Roy fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

England opener Jason Roy and fast bowler David Willey have been fined for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during their side’s ICC World Twenty20 match against Sri Lanka in New Delhi on Saturday. Roy, who scored a 39-ball 42, [...]

March 27, 2016 News
Miandad refuses to attend meetings of fact-finding committee

Miandad refuses to attend meetings of fact-finding committee

Former Pakistan skipper Javed Miandad has refused to attend meetings of the fact-finding committee of the Cricket Board to probe into the national team’s poor performance in the Asia Cup and World T20. “Every time we do badly in a [...]

March 27, 2016 News
President’s rule imposed in Uttarakhand

President’s rule imposed in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand was on Sunday brought under President’s rule by the Centre on grounds of “breakdown of governance” in a controversial decision which comes in the wake of a political crisis triggered by a rebellion in the ruling Congress. President Pranab [...]

March 27, 2016 News
No CISF cover at 27 important airports

No CISF cover at 27 important airports

NEW DELHI: With the terror attack on Brussels’ Zaventem airport bringing to the fore fresh concerns over airport security, a report by security agencies says India has not accorded specialised CISF security cover to over two dozen of its such [...]

March 27, 2016 News
No bank defaulter will be spared, warns PM; attacks Congress

No bank defaulter will be spared, warns PM; attacks Congress

RANGAPARA (ASSAM): Warning that no bank defaulter will be spared, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday accused Congress of helping the rich usurp people’s money and claimed his government has “tightened the screws” on the “looters” who were now fleeing [...]

March 27, 2016 News
Bernie Sanders’ big day

Bernie Sanders’ big day

Saturday was a big day for Bernie Sanders’ quest for the Democratic presidential nomination as he swept to resounding victories in the caucus states of Hawaii, Washington and Alaska. But the delegate math is still in Hillary Clinton’s favor. ‘Western [...]

March 27, 2016 News
Teachers threaten strikes over excessive workload

Teachers threaten strikes over excessive workload

Teachers are threatening strike action in their campaign against excessive workload. The National Union of Teachers’ annual conference has called for “sustained strike action” to back schools challenging a long hours culture. The union says teachers’ workload is “intolerable and [...]

March 27, 2016 Education
Pupils ‘come to school hungry’, says teacher union

Pupils ‘come to school hungry’, says teacher union

Increasing numbers of pupils are coming to school hungry, anxious and unable to concentrate because of family financial pressures, a teachers’ union has said. The NASUWT union said growing numbers of teachers and schools were providing food, equipment and clothes [...]

March 27, 2016 Education
Cross-party move against England’s academy schools plan

Cross-party move against England’s academy schools plan

Leaders of the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat groups in the Local Government Association have combined to oppose plans to force all English schools to become academies. In a joint letter to the Observer, they urge ministers to reconsider the [...]

March 27, 2016 Education
Teachers’ union calls for ballot on primary test boycott

Teachers’ union calls for ballot on primary test boycott

Teachers have voted to ballot for a boycott of all primary school tests, after claims that children in England are the “most tested in Europe”. The National Union of Teachers’ conference heard warnings that schools had become “exam factories”. Delegates [...]

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