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Upcoming PUBG MOBILE features: Zombie dogs, Infinity Mode, Companion system and all other features you need to know

PUBG MOBILE has seen a lot of controversy in the past few months in India. The game was being framed as addictive and was banned by the administration in Rajkot. The police even made a few arrests for violation of the law by playing PUBG in public spaces. Whether PUBG is additive or harmless is a topic that calls for ... Read More »

PUBG Mobile: List of All New Weapons Available in Survive Till Dawn Zombie Mode

The new PUBG Mobile update 0.11.0 rolled out just a few days back and brings the highly anticipated Zombie mode also known as ‘Survive Till Dawn.’ The new mode adds a whole new level of excitement as you need to survive against players as well as bloodthirsty Zombies. PUBG Mobile developers have added some new weaponry, specially designed to deal ... Read More »

Instagram Introduces ‘You’re All Caught Up’ Message, Parent Company Facebook Tests Do Not Disturb Features

HIGHLIGHTS Instagram aims to help users keep track of new posts Facebook is testing snooze functionality for preset time durations Even Instagram is expected to get Do Not Disturb features Facebook-owned Instagram on Monday announced the launch of a new feature on its mobile app that is an attempt to help users cut down on excessive usage as well as help them keep track ... Read More »

Telugu to be a mandatory subject in all Telangana schools: Chandrasekhar Rao

Telangana CM K. Chandrasekhar Rao has asked the Telugu Sahitya Academy and Telugu University to prepare a class-wise syllabus for Telugu to be taught in all schools. File photo: AFP Hyderabad: Telugu will be made a compulsory subject in both private and government schools from this academic year (2018-19) in Telangana and a legislation for the same will be passed in ... Read More »

Why India Needs to Avoid US-Like Digital Divide at All Costs

HIGHLIGHTS Uber is still rolling out to parts of the US today Other services are also similarly geographically limited For India to truly leapfrog the West, the focus must be on ‘Bharat’ A term that we often hear about is the digital divide, which exists between the developed West, and countries like India. It’s meant to express the difference in access ... Read More »

Akanksha Bapana’s Evaldesign aims to make education effective for all

Scientist Akansha Bapana’s research-based consulting firm focuses on effective learning for children through education programmes The government’s efforts towards the education sector in the past have been restricted to formulating a curriculum and setting up schools. That, however, is changing as policy-makers are putting in efforts of their own, and also partnering with non-government agencies to improve the efficiency of education. Evaldesign is ... Read More »

We’re all connected now, so why is the internet so white and western?

We recently passed a milestone in the history of human connectivity – people online now ​make up the majority​ of the world’s population. This has largely gone unnoticed, but it is an important moment and not just for statistical reasons. North American and European internet users now make up only about a quarter of the world’s users. Furthermore, while countries ... Read More »

The indifference of families to the education of girls is widening the gender gap in all spheres

Class in progress at Govt Girls Senior Secondary School in Sangam Vihar (Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO) A recent HT report found that government schools in Delhi have an enrolment ratio that is 52% female and 48% male. The same for citywide private schools is 40% female and 60% male. The report discusses case studies of families in which in spite of financial constraints, ... Read More »

Xiaomi Diwali With Mi Sale Will See Offers on All Products, Starts September 27

HIGHLIGHTS Smartphones on offer include Redmi Note 4, Mi A1, and more Discounted prices on all Xiaomi accessories The Diwali With Mi sale will take place between September 27 to 29 Xiaomi is in a festive mood as it has begun selling its range of products at discounted prices across partner platforms. We reported earlier on Thursday that some of Xiaomi’s bestselling products ... Read More »

When it comes to kids and social media, it’s not all bad news

While we often hear about the negative impact social media has on children, the use of sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram is not a one-size-fits-all activity. Children use it in a wide variety of ways – some of which are adding value to their lives. There are risks associated with social media use. But it’s also important to understand ... Read More »