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Why is Paytm removed from the Google Play Store?

By : Laxitha Mundhra

Google has pulled down Paytm from the Play Store for violating its gambling policies. One of India’s most valuable startup, the digital payments app claims to have over 50 million monthly active users. Thus, it’s sudden removal from PlayStore has

CBSE Compartment Exams for Class 10 and 12 to take place from September 22; download admit card

By : CIOL Bureau

The CBSE compartment examination for the two classes will begin from September 22 and will conclude on September 28-29. You can download your admit card here. Around 150,000 students of Class 10 and around 87,000 students of Class 12 will

IIT Guwahati invites application for free course on “Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence” via NPTEL

By : CIOL Bureau

IIT Guwahati has organised this course while keeping in mind the growing usage of AI in every industry. “What does automatic scheduling or autonomous driving have in common with web search, speech recognition, and machine translation? These are complex real-world

Happiest Minds IPO Debut: Shares list at ₹ 351, nearly double the issue price ₹ 166

By : CIOL Bureau

Happiest Minds Technologies is a small-sized IT services company promoted by Ashok Soota. It was set to debut today after its Rs 702-crore IPO issue last week. The company has fixed the final issue price at Rs 166 per share, the

Apple Event: All the New Devices that the Tech Giant unveiled at “Time Flies” 2020

By : Laxitha Mundhra

At the special ‘Time Flies’ event on Tuesday, Apple announced Watch SE, Watch Series 6, iPad Air, 8th generation iPad, Apple Fitness+ and the AppleOne subscription services. Unfortunately, we did not see the launch of iPhone 12. This was the second major

MyGov invites to Design a Logo or Coin a name for the e-Commerce Portal of Ministry of Textiles and win ₹10,000 each

By : CIOL Bureau

India is a treasure trove of rich and varied handloom and handicraft traditions. Weavers and artisans of India have reserved it passing down their ancestry. Thus, to provide a platform to Indian Handloom, MyGov with the Digital India Corporation is

CYDR organises “International Day of Non-Violence” essay writing competition for Class 6-UG kids

By : CIOL Bureau

CYDR Foundation has announced an essay writing competition for school and college students of classes 6-UG on the theme ‘International Day of Non-Violence’. The competition envisions the idea of Non Violence on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The International Day

After Samuel L Jackson, Amitabh Bachchan will be the new voice of Amazon’s Alexa from Bollywood

By : CIOL Bureau

“Yes, you heard that right! Amitabh Bachchan has partnered with Amazon to create a unique celebrity voice experience,” said Amazon in its Blog. Alexa voice assistant who has created a niche despite competitors like Siri and Google Assistant now has roped

Facebook India appoints Arun Srinivas as the Director of Global Business Group

By : CIOL Bureau

Facebook has named Arun Srinivas as the Director of Global Business Group. He will lead the strategy and delivery of the India Marketing Solutions charter. This division focuses on large advertisers and agencies. Recently, Facebook has made several senior leadership

Google and Coursera invite applications for Free Professional Certificate in IT Automation with Python

By : CIOL Bureau

This is a beginner-level, a six-course certificate from Google. The course aims to provide professionals with in-demand skills including Python, Git, and IT automation.  For any IT professional, they must know how to write code, to solve problems and automate

Deal of the year: NVIDIA to acquire ARM for $40 billion

By : CIOL Bureau

Japan’s SoftBank Group is slated to sell its British chip designer Arm to US chip company NVIDIA for up to $40 billion. If the anti-competition watchdog approves it, it will be one of the largest single transaction this year. Not

Oracle becomes TikTok-US’ technology partner; Microsoft out of the league?

By : Laxitha Mundhra

It is September 14; a day before US Prez Donald Trump set a deadline on Bytedance. He had asked Bytedance to sell TikTok US to an American tech or face ban (much like India). Earlier, Microsoft has assumed the role

MHRD organises My NEP competition for students over Class 9 to UG-PG; Prizes upto 10k

By : CIOL Bureau

The MyNEP Contest is a fun and interactive means of engagement with students, teachers and parents hosted by Vidya Bharati Akhil Bhartiya Shiksha Sanstha to raise and gauge the general awareness about NEP. Participants are encouraged to explore their creativity

GATE 2021: Application begins at IIT-B, Important details you should know

By : CIOL Bureau

The IIT Bombay is the organising institute of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, GATE 2021. It has begun the online application process through the GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS). Applicants can submit their online application through the official website of

JEE Advanced 2020 application forms begin today; top 2.5 L JEE Main 2020 rank holders apply now

By : CIOL Bureau

The Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced), also known as JEE Advanced is conducted for admission in UG and int-PG courses in IITs. The JEE Advanced exam this year will happen on September 27. The date comes after NTA postponed Jee Main

Check you JEE Main result 2020: Direct Link

By : CIOL Bureau

On the basis of JEE Main result 2020, students can take admission in state-level engineering colleges, universities including NITs. For IITs, only top 2.4 lakh will be selected to appear for JEE Advanced. JEE (Main) September 2020 Exam Result Through

C Manmohan- General Manager, POCO India resigns to pursue entrepreneurial aspirations

By : CIOL Bureau

C Manmohan is a BITS Pilani and IIM Lucknow alumnus with experience in startups and consultancy firms. He joined Xiaomi back in 2016 and led the POCO India team. Under his leadership, the company launched its second smartphone, the POCO

Zomato plans IPO in the first half of 2021; CEO Deepinder Goyal said in an email to employees

By : CIOL Bureau

Zomato has been in the front desk raising funds even during the pandemic. Recently, the company raised funds from Tiger Global, Kora Capital, and Temasek. Further, in an email to its employees, CEO Deepinder Goyal said that the unicorn has

IIT Delhi offers Mock Test for JEE Advanced to make students familiar with the CBT model

By : CIOL Bureau

JEE Advanced 2020 has been rescheduled and will be held on Sunday, September 27, 2020. The online registrations for JEE Advanced will begin from September 11 (today) and will conclude on September 16. The fee payment, however, will be allowed until

IIT Delhi invites Startups to participate in Sona Comstar Innovation Program to develop urban mobility solutions

By : CIOL Bureau

Smart, safe, and clean mobility solutions are of paramount importance specially in the urban regions which are grappling with challenges like traffic and pollution caused due to the ever-increasing population in such centers. There is an unmet need to have