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108  positive cases of COVID-19 reported in Kerala today

Former India footballer, Hamza Koya died of COVID-19 at Malappuram this morning, taking the total death toll in the state to 15.  Hamza Koya, who represented Maharashtra in Santhosh Trophy had arrived in the state from Mumbai recently and was admitted to a hospital. State Health Minister  K K Shylaja said among the maximum number of positive cases,  19 were ... Read More »

1458 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamilnadu today 

Chennai accounted for 1146 cases – a fourth consecutive daily high for the metro – while Chengalpattu and Thiruvallur districts reported the next highest numbers with 95 and 79 cases respectively. 19 deaths were reported today – 13 males and 6 females – all from Chennai – taking the state’s total tally to 251. As per the daily bulletin released ... Read More »

COVID-19 death toll rises to 13 in Nepal

According to the Ministry of Health and Population with this the COVID-19 deaths in the Himalayan nation have reached 13.  Ministry spokesperson said 323 more persons diagnosed with COVID-19 during the last 24 hours.  The number of coronavirus cases in Nepal has crossed 3000 mark and reached 3,235.  Meanwhile, 32 people recovered and were discharged from various hospitals today.  There ... Read More »

4,611 COVID-19 patients cured in last 24 hrs across country 

The recovery rate is 48.20% amongst COVID-19 patients. Presently, there are 1,15,942 active cases and all are under active medical supervision. ICMR has further ramped up the testing capacity for detecting the novel Coronavirus in infected persons.  The number of government labs has been increased to 520 and private labs has been increased to 222 (A total of 742). 1,37,938 ... Read More »

NITI Aayog and MicroSave Consulting hold Int’l webinar on Cash Support Payments to the most vulnerable

Panellists for the webinar included NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant; SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar; CGAP, World Bank, CEO Greta Bull; National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) CEO Dilip Asbe; and Hari Menon, India Country Director, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). Graham Wright, Group Managing Director, MicroSave Consulting, moderated the discussion. The esteemed group discussed the role of India’s digital ... Read More »

IASST develops a new process for synthesizing crystalline Rubrene useful for optoelectronic devices

The new synthesis is a water-free, solvent-free, environmentally friendly one-step plasma process. The resultant crystalline rubrene based film demonstrated optoelectronic properties, and an Indian patent has been filed for the process.  A highly uniform pin-hole-free thin film can be deposited by this process, which is useful for fabrication of high-end devices. Devices made of pyro-electric materials (that generate electric charge when they are ... Read More »

Coal India Arm Western Coalfields opens 3 new coal mines

The company will infuse total capital expenditure (Capex) of Rs. 849 crores on these projects and generate direct employment for 647 persons. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari and Union Minister of Coal and Mines Shri Pralhad Joshi inaugurated the mines through video conference. “WCL has to ... Read More »

RCF crosses Rs. 100 crore mark in cumulative sales of its industrial products in current financial year

 Major Products are : Ammonia- as refrigerant, for nitriding of steel, rocket fuel, pharmaceuticals. Ammonium Nitrate- in explosives for coal mining etc. Ammonium Bi-Carbonate- for bakery products, tanneries. Methyl Amines- in pesticides, dyestuff, pharmaceuticals. Concentrated Nitric Acid: in explosives, pharmaceuticals. Dilute Nitric Acid: in jewellry, propellant. Argon – arc welding. Formic Acid – in rubber, leather. Di-Methyl Formamide – as ... Read More »

Central Government pushes for 100% household tap connections in rural areas of West Bengal

Following the true spirit of cooperative federalism, State Governments are implementing this flagship programme to realize the objectives of the Mission so as to ensure ‘ease of living’ of people in rural areas as well as reduce the ‘drudgery’ of women, especially girls. This life changing Mission focuses on the key principles of ‘equity and inclusiveness’, i.e. every family in the ... Read More »

Southwest Monsoon advances into some more parts of South Interior Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal

Southwest Monsoon advanced into some more parts of South Interior Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal; most parts of southwest Bay of Bengal, entire southeast Bay of Bengal; some more parts of eastcentral Bay of Bengal and some parts of westcentral & northeast Bay of Bengal. The Northern Limit of Monsoon (NLM) continues to pass through Lat.14°N/Long.60°E, Lat.14°N/Long.70°E, Karwar, Hassan, ... Read More »

Task Force set up to examine matters pertaining to age of motherhood, imperatives of lowering MMR, improvement of nutritional levels and related issues

Union Finance Minister, during her Budget Speech for 2020-21 in the Parliament stated that “Women’s age of marriage was increased from fifteen years to eighteen years in 1978, by amending erstwhile Sharda Act of 1929. As India progresses further, opportunities open up for women to pursue higher education and careers. There are imperatives of lowering MMR as well as improvement ... Read More »

OPEC and its allies agree to cut oil production by about 10% till July

Ministers of the cartel and outside nations like Russia met via video conference to adopt the measure, aimed at cutting out the excess production depressing prices as global aviation remains largely grounded due to the pandemic. It represents some 10 per cent of the world’s overall supply.   Algerian Oil Minister Mohamed Arkab, the current OPEC president, warned attendees that ... Read More »

[Editorial] Designing A Sustainable Future

We have seen the world change substantially this year, and now more than ever, people are looking for ways to achieve a global future that is, at its heart, sustainable.   Sustainability has always been a central theme for us designers; we understand the crucial role design plays when it comes to creating a sustainable future. So at a time ... Read More »

Build the Perfect Home Studio with all-new AKG® Lyra Microphone and Two New AKG Studio Headphones From HARMAN Professional Solutions

Lockdown blues? Don’t fret, as quality content creation is now available in the comfort of your home, thanks to the all new AKG professional studio headphones – K361-BT and K371-BT and AKG Lyra – an ultra-HD, multi-mode USB microphone launched in India today.   All three products are exclusively available on www.amazon.in, with exciting offers including a no-cost EMI options. ... Read More »

[Photo] Discover a Whole New World of Detail with the Galaxy A51 and Galaxy A71’s Macro Camera ② Quiz: Spot the Miniatures!

Designed to bring essential features and awesome mobile experiences to everyone, Samsung’s Galaxy A51 and Galaxy A71 devices let you live in the here and now. Their stunning design and premium displays give you greater freedom to do exactly what you want to do with your phone in style.   You can even push the boundaries of conventional mobile photography ... Read More »

COVID-19 testing laboratory inaugurated in CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat

A COVID-19 testing laboratory has been established in the Jorhat campus of the North East Institute of Science and Technology (NEIST). Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Finance, Education (Higher, Secondary and Elementary), Transformation and Development, PWD, Govt. of Assam, inaugurated the laboratory. The Director of CSIR-NEIST, Dr G. Narahari Sastry, described this momentous event as ... Read More »

Innovative disinfection & sanitization solutions by common people selected in NIF’s Challenge COVID-19 Competition (C3)

National Innovation Foundation – India (NIF), an autonomous body of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), has recently supported two innovative disinfection solutions by common people which were received as a response to its Challenge COVID-19 Competition (C3). A Vehicle Disinfectant Bay and a Foot-operated Height Adjustable Hands-Free Sanitizer Dispenser Stand are the two recently supported innovations under the ... Read More »

Communal tension in Udaipur’s Sarada after tribal youth murdered, 6 held

‘Addtnl forces deployed, internet service suspended’ Udaipur : Communal tension has been prevailing in Nathara village of Sarada tehsil of the district after some tribal youths were attacked followed by the murder of one of them by people of different community, on Monday late night. Mukesh (25)  son of Dhanna Meena  was stabbed to death while another youth Raju Meena ... Read More »

Samsung Extends Warranty on Consumer Electronics and Mobile Products

At Samsung, the well-being of our customers is our priority. We are committed to take every step to keep you safe.   Keeping in mind the current situation, we have extended the standard warranty across our product portfolio till June 15, 2020. This will be valid for all products whose warranty expired in the period between March 20 and May ... Read More »

Samsung Exclusive Stores Get ‘Suraksha’ Certified in India to Ensure Consumer Safety

Samsung, India’s most trusted smartphone brand, is excited to announce that all its Samsung Exclusive Stores have been ‘Suraksha’ certified to ensure consumer safety at a time when social distancing is the new normal. The Suraksha certification will ensure that consumers feel safe and confident when they visit Samsung Exclusive Stores to buy their favourite Galaxy smartphones. Suraksha Store is ... Read More »

[What’s Cooking!] Bite into some home-made Dhokla

Aren’t we all churning out some masterpieces in our kitchen these days! From finger-licking cheese straws to satiating banana bread, this has been a good time to discover your inner chef. This week, let’s make a feather-light Indian snack – Dhokla Simple, quick and healthy! This nutritious snack will certainly ease your mid-meal cravings. All you need are these ingredients ... Read More »

Samsung Teams Up with Global Esports Organization T1 as Official Display Partner

Samsung Electronics, the global gaming monitor market leader* today announced its official partnership with global esports organization, T1 Entertainment & Sports (T1). With this partnership, all teams and players located at the T1 headquarters training facility in Seoul will practice using Samsung’s latest curved gaming monitors, the Odyssey G9 and G7. The Odyssey portfolio delivers a powerful combination of high-performance 1000R ... Read More »

[The Samsung Members Show] Tips to Get the Perfect Low-Light Shot

Low-light photography can be challenging for most of us. But #withGalaxy and its amazing camera innovations in play, great low-light shots are not far away.   Samsung Newsroom India spoke to some Samsung Members who shared nifty tips on capturing great low-light photos using a Galaxy smartphone.   Photo: Samsung Member Dr Ramdas Pai  #withGalaxy   “I’ve been using Galaxy ... Read More »

Samsung Health Now Available as a Comprehensive In-Home Fitness and Wellness Platform on 2020 Samsung Smart TVs

Samsung Electronics announced today that its Samsung Health platform is now available on 2020 Samsung Smart TV models. Designed to revolutionize the concept of at-home workouts, Samsung Health is a user-centric wellness platform that goes beyond fitness. It is a companion that syncs across various digital devices – smartphones, wearables and now Samsung Smart TVs. With Samsung Health, users will ... Read More »

Samsung Enables Neighbourhood Electronic Stores to Sell TVs, Digital Appliances Through Online Platform Benow

Samsung, India’s most trusted consumer electronics brand, today announced a new and industry first partnership with digital payments platform Benow to provide consumers across the country an option to buy Samsung televisions and other digital appliances such as refrigerators, air conditioners, washing machines and smart ovens online from their neighbourhood stores.   The Company has expanded its partnership with Benow ... Read More »

[Photo] Discover a Whole New World of Detail with the Galaxy A51 and Galaxy A71’s Macro Camera ① Desserts

When taking a photo, sometimes we find ourselves harnessing our camera’s zoom feature to capture certain special things in as much detail as possible. The unique textures and colors that desserts possess are one such example; when capturing a particularly impressive cake or sweet treat, harnessing our smartphone camera’s zoom comes in handy when looking to record it in all ... Read More »

[Quick Tech] My Galaxy is My Life Coach: Siddhartha Sharma

Be careful what you wish for.   Last year, I was whining a lot about travel and meetings. I wanted to stay home, take a backseat for a while, enjoy doing absolutely nothing.   Never in my wildest imagination had I thought that such a day would arrive. Now I miss being outdoors, checking out the latest tech that the ... Read More »

Samsung Elevates Data Protection for Mobile Devices with New Security Chip Solution

Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today introduced a standalone turnkey security solution comprised of a Secure Element (SE) chip (S3FV9RR) and enhanced security software that offers protection for tasks such as booting, isolated storage, mobile payment and other applications. The latest security chip is Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level (CC EAL) 6+ certified, the highest level ... Read More »

Sant, accused of rape hangs self by tree in Rajsamand village

‘Video clip on appeal for justice goes viral’ Udaipur : A 50-year-old sadhu allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree in his ashram at Guniya Mahadev temple under Diwer police station of Rajsamand district on Monday morning. The deceased was accused of rape and an investigation was underway. Before committing suicide, the hermit made a video clip alleging conspiracy ... Read More »

76  English medium faculties approved, sixteen colleges to open in Jaipur

Jaipur : The kingdom authorities on Friday issued approval for opening seventy six colleges out of 167 English-medium Mahatma Gandhi authorities colleges to be opened at the block degree in the state. Of these schools, sixteen colleges are from Jaipur district alone. After this, on-line purposes will be taken. Entry will be via lottery. Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasara knowledgeable ... Read More »

Cartoon persona masks made for kids in Sirohi

Udaipur : Cartoon persona masks have been made by way of ‘I Bharat Foundation’ social corporation to generate hobby in masks amongst children. It consists of innovative 50 sorts of masks of ChhotaBheem, Mowgli, Benton, Phantom, Motu Patlu, Tom and Jerry etc. Everyone is required to put on a masks to keep away from corona virus contamination and the authorities ... Read More »

Police spot covid positive woman trying to enter curfew area

Udaipur : The alert cops of Ghantaghar police station found a Covid-19 positive woman who had escaped from the corona ward of the MB hospital on Friday afternoon. The woman who managed to sneak out from the ward without being noticed by anyone, walked all the way to her home in Helawadi, the epicenter but she was spotted by some ... Read More »

[What’s Cooking!] Samsung Smart Oven Tips on Banana Bread

Last week, we told you about a quick and easy recipe for Cheese Straws in your Samsung Smart Oven.   When sitting at home, nothing better than some sweet indulgence. So this week, here’s something simple yet divine that can satiate your sweet tooth.   Yes, we are talking about some homemade Banana Bread.   This is an easy recipe ... Read More »

Dungarpur finds innovative ways to spread COVID-19 awareness

Udaipur : With sudden spike in cases of COVID-19 comes, stigma, myths and superstitions related to the disease and hence to dispel the myths and spread a basic scientific understanding of the public health measure behind the pandemic, the Dungarpur administration has resorted to comics, puppet shows to enlighten the people. There have been a sudden spurt in positive cases ... Read More »

Samsung India Partners Facebook to Enable Offline Retailers Go Digital; Now, Shop for Galaxy Smartphones from the Comfort of Your Homes

Samsung, India’s most trusted smartphone brand, has partnered with leading social media and technology firm Facebook, to train offline retailers go digital in a big way.   Samsung’s latest initiative, the first, and biggest of its kind in the country, will enable thousands of the company’s offline partners become part of online ecosystem and reach out to a larger base ... Read More »

Samsung Announces Eid Celebration Offers on Consumer Durables; Get Exciting Deals, Cashback Up to 15% and EMIs as Low as INR 990

Celebrating the auspicious festival of Eid, Samsung, India’s largest consumer electronics and mobile phone brand, today announced exclusive offers for its consumers. These exciting offers, coupled with attractive finance schemes with up to 15% cashback with Axis Bank, Federal Bank and ICICI Bank debit and credit cards, and easy EMIs as low as INR 990 with zero down payment will ... Read More »