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PUBG Mobile 0.12.0 Update: New Weapons, Spectator Mode, Darkest Night And Everything That is New

The PlayersUnknown’s BattleGround or PUBG started rolling out the 0.12.0 update. The new 0.12.0 update can now be downloaded from the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store. For Android users, the update is about 475MB in size and while the App Store doesn’t reveal the update size, the patch is over 150MB in size. The latest version of ... Read More »

REIMAGINING THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY WITH MODERN TECHNOLOGY

Technologies such as AI, IoT, blockchain, AR, and cloud computing have already showcased their potential in numerous industry sectors. Now, the introduction of digital technologies in construction is about to change the construction industry forever. In November 2018, two buildings collapsed in the city of Marseilles in France. While the authorities found six dead bodies in the rubble, many others went ... Read More »

6 Steps to Start a Real Estate Business in India: A Beginner’s Guide

The real estate market in India is one of the most promising sectors for starting a business today. From a size of USD 120 billion in 2017, it is expected to grow to USD 1 trillion by 2030. Yes, this sector is flourishing at a jet speed, thereby attracting people from all backgrounds to start their own venture here. It’s ... Read More »

A homegrown mobile browser is out to make one-handed browsing cool

Browsers are essential. They are usually our first gateway to the internet. While Chrome, Mozilla, Safari, Opera, and other conventional browsers dominate the market, a host of alternate, app-only browsers have gained ground of late. This is because mobile browsing is on the rise, especially in emerging markets across Asia and Africa. Users are increasingly opting for lighter, data-friendly browsers to ... Read More »

British Airways CFO Steve Gunning to take over as IAG finance chief

IAG said on April 15 British Airways’ finance chief Steve Gunning will replace company veteran and chief financial officer Enrique Dupuy de Lome, who steps down after more than eight years in the role. Gunning, who joined British Airways in 1998 and has been its CFO since January 2016, will take over from de Lome at IAG’s annual general meeting ... Read More »

My Nation My Vote: Education system needs change

Devarshi Manishkumar Barot, 23, student. (HT/PHOTO) Name Devarshi Manishkumar Barot, 23, student Did you vote in previous elections? I was very excited when I voted for the first time in 2014. As a citizen of the country, I think it is my responsibility to vote What issues have mattered to you in the past? Affordable housing, education for all, development ... Read More »

Blended finance’s role in SDGs depends on these changes

A piece of the Sustainable Development Goals puzzle. Photo by: Manuel Elias / U.N. OXFORD, England — Blended finance can play a critical role in bridging philanthropic or public dollars and private capital in trying to tackle the Sustainable Development Goals. But its potential is threatened by a financial system that isn’t forward-looking, according to a group of development financiers and ... Read More »

Three Vital Skills Finance Industry Professionals Now Need to Succeed

In recent years, there’s been a subtle change underway in the hiring practices of a wide variety of industries. Although the specifics of that change vary from industry to industry, they can be summed up in one way: a new emphasis on multifaceted employees. The major driver of the change is the rapid introduction of new technologies into every line ... Read More »

How do you stay fit for great SEX? 4 lifestyle tips to increase your libido and boost health

Making lifestyle changes and treating underlying conditions can help boost your sex life as well as your quality of life as a whole. If you’re looking to improve your sex life, here are some useful tips. How do you stay fit for great SEX? 4 lifestyle tips to increase your libido and boost health  |  Photo Credit: Thinkstock New Delhi: Many people ... Read More »

India ready to consider lower import duties on high-end mobile phones

But US wants levies to be scrapped on all mobile phones across categories India has proposed to the US that it could consider lowering import duties on high-end mobile phones as part of the trade deal being worked out by the two governments. However, it can’t bring down import levies on cheap phones as it could hurt domestic manufacturers, a ... Read More »