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Emaar hires Goldman Sachs to manage IPO of real estate unit

Emaar expects to complete the initial public offering by November. Photo: Bloomberg Dubai/Abu Dhabi: Emaar Properties PJSC has hired Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to manage the sale of shares in its United Arab Emirates real estate development business in Dubai, chairman Mohamed Alabbar said. The developer of the world’s tallest tower expects to complete the initial public offering by November ... Read More »

NEET 2017 results likely to be declared by CBSE after 13 June

More than 11 lakh MBBS and BDS aspirants had appeared for the NEET 2017 exam. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to declare the results of the National Eligibility-Cum-Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 after 13 June on its official website cbseneet.nic.in The CBSE was supposed to announce the NEET results 2017 on 8 ... Read More »

IIT JEE Advanced results 2017 to be declared on Sunday. Check results at jeeadv.ac.in

The results of Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced 2017 will be declared on Sunday, 11 June at 10am. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint New Delhi: The results of Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced 2017 for admission to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will be declared on Sunday, 11 June at 10am. Students can check their results at: www.jeeadv.ac.in This year’s JEE ... Read More »

Fresh row at Osmania University after ban on political, public meetings on campus

On 26 April, Osmania University completed 100 years. Photo: Yunus Y. Lasania Hyderabad: A fresh row has erupted in Osmania University (OU) after the administration on Wednesday evening banned political and public meetings on the campus. “The primary objective of the university is purely academic and research oriented. It is, therefore, informed to all the concerned including the teachers, students ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Said to Be First Smarpthone With Snapdragon 836 SoC

HIGHLIGHTS Galaxy Note 8 likely to launch in second half this year The new Note phablet said to come with Snapdragon 836 SoC The phone also likely to feature 6GB RAM Samsung may be months away from the unveiling of its next Galaxy Note phablet, but there have been no dearth of leaks around the handset. The latest leak claims ... Read More »

Oppo R11 Plus With 6-Inch Display, 4000mAh Battery Launched

HIGHLIGHTS Oppo R11 Plus has been launched in China Oppo R11 was launched in China recently Both models expected to go on sale soon Chinese handset maker Oppo this week unveiled the R11 smartphone in China, and now details of the R11 Plus variant is out. The Oppo R11 Plus is expected to go on sale in China this month, ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Running on iOS 11 Leaked in Renders for the First Time

HIGHLIGHTS Renders Tip Touch ID Embedded Under Display iPhone 8 is seen running on iOS 11 in this leak New Control Centre seen running on the phone iPhone 8 renders have been leaked aplenty, but today’s leak brings reimagined renders of the smartphone running on the newly announced iOS 11 for the first time. The latest renders shows how the ... Read More »

Microsoft, Experts Push for Global NGO to Expose Hackers

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft and independent experts are pushing for a new global NGO It will be aimed at unmasking the hackers behind several cyber-attacks Microsoft already floated the idea of an anti-hacking NGO in June 2016 As cyber-attacks sow ever greater chaos worldwide, IT titan Microsoft and independent experts are pushing for a new global NGO tasked with the tricky job ... Read More »

Amazon Product Page Error Leads Some Users to Dog Photos

HIGHLIGHTS Many shoppers took to Twitter to report the error message A different image of a dog greeted users each time Glitch was unlikely to affect Amazon’s control over consumers’ wallets Amazon told some shoppers on Wednesday that there was a problem when they were trying to view product listings. “Sorry something went wrong on our end,” Amazon said on ... Read More »

Flipkart Announces Hackathon to Deal With Bengaluru’s Traffic Woes

HIGHLIGHTS Initiative marks the start of the “Month of Innovation” at Flipkart The contest will run from June 7 2017 until June 21 2017 Hackathon aimed to help ease the city’s perennial traffic problem E-commerce major Flipkart on Wednesday announced a hackathon to crowdsource “innovative”, “implementable” solutions from the tech community and concerned citizens, that could help ease the city’s ... Read More »