Daily Archive: November 27, 2018

Apple to release ‘5G smartphones’

Apple to release the 5G phone. The company intends to release the world’s first 5G phones. The phone will be released to the market in 2020.

The phone will be employing ‘Intel’s 8161 5G modems. The Intel Company has already initialized its works on this. The modem will utilize Intel’s 10-nanometer chip. The Apple company has already had discussed with other hardware and software companies regarding their prestigious project.

Not only Apple but other smartphone giants like Oppo, Huawei, Xiamomi has announced that they will by 2020 release their 5G smartphones. It assumed that these smartphone giants will exhibit their 5G phones at World Mobile Congress which will hold next year.

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Sensex, Nifty Marginally Up, Banking Stocks In Red

Mumbai: The key equity indices were marginally higher during the afternoon session of trade on Tuesday over profit booking, but banking stocks traded lower.

Domestic bourses also took cues from the firm Asian markets.

Buying was witnessed in energy and IT stocks.

At 2.23 p.m., the S&P BSE Sensex traded 62.06 points higher at 35,416.14 from its previous close of 35,354.08. The benchmark index touched a high of 35,501.70 and a low of 35,262.97 while NSE’s Nifty traded 21.95 points higher at 10,650.55.

On Monday, the Centre’s recapitalization announcement of Rs 42,000 crore to unhealthy PSU banks boosted investor sentiments.

Currently, 11 of the 21 state-run banks are under RBI’s Promt corrective action (PCA) framework which restricts weak banks from carrying out certain operations.

Crude oil prices traded at $60.15 per barrel while the domestic currency was nearly flat at Rs 70.90 per dollar from its previous close of 70.87.

The decline in crude oil prices, which has crashed over 30 per cent since early October, comes amid expectations of slowing demand and an over-supplied crude oil market led by the US.

Global crude oil price has guided the markets in the past month after it touched a high of $86 a barrel mark in early October.

It slipped below $60 in just a month following the US move to let eight countries, including India and China, continue buying oil for six months from Iran despite its sanctions.

India is the third largest importer of crude oil. According to India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra), a change of $1 per barrel in global crude price will impact the country’s import bill by Rs 61.6 billion.

The Indian rupee, as a consequence, has gained over 5 per cent against the US dollar from its life time high of 74.47. (IANS)

These are the Bollywood celebrities who are not active on social medias

Everyone is online and always connected. But then there are people who also refuse to join these sites, including some of our very own Bollywood celebs.A large number of stars have accounts on all social media platforms and are quite active on them.

Kangana Ranaut

Recently Kangana was asked to join a social media platform in order to endorse a brand. She flat out refused. That is how private she is. She considers social media to be an intrusion and prefers to stay away.

Vidya Balan

One of the most beautiful and talented actresses in Bollywood, Vidya Balan prefers to keep her personal life private and does not indulge in any form of social media.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

While her husband and father in law are often spotted posting on social media, Aishwarya has always been an extremely private person who prefers to stay away from social media.

Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor prefers to maintain a private life and stays away from all sorts of social media. He was on Twitter for a while, but that was merely for a promotional campaign.

Rani Mukherji

Following her husband’s footsteps, Rani too maintains an arm’s distance from social media. She stated that her not being tech savvy is the main reason behind her absence from social media.

Saif Ali Khan

He prefers to remain old school and stay away from the scathing glare of social media. His wife, Kareena, too was not on any social media platform till she opened an account on Instagram. However, she is not too active on it.

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NPCC is now a Miniratna Also gets ISO 9001:2015 certification

Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation

National Projects Construction Corporation Limited (NPCC) has been conferred with the status of Miniratna : Category –I by the Government of India. The empowerment of Miniratna Status to NPCC will help the company in taking speedy decisions by enhancing the delegation of powers to the Board.

 

NPCC, a schedule ‘B’ CPSE under the administrative control of Ministry of Water Resources RD & GR, has also been awarded ISO 9001:2015 Certification. The Corporation,  incorporated in 1957, is a premier construction company having mandate with creation of infrastructure to provide impetus for economic development of the country. The Corporation is making continuous profit since 2009-10,  having positive networth for the last six years and has ambitious business plan with enhanced order book position of Rs. 11833 crore.

 

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NBCFDC organises Quiz & Cultural Programme for Children from slum areas to celebrate 150th year of Mahatama Gandhi’s Birth Anniversary

NBCFDC organises Quiz & Cultural Programme for Children from slum areas to celebrate 150th year of Mahatama Gandhi’s Birth Anniversary

National Backward Class Finance Development Corporation (NBCFDC), a public sector undertaking under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment organized a “Quiz and Cultural Programme” comprising various innovative and fun-filled activities here today to raise children’s self-esteem and promote healthy behavior specially amongst street and homeless children drawn from slum areas of Delhi NCR.  As part of its CSR initiative, NBCFDC celebrated 150th year of Mahatama Gandhi’s birth anniversary in collaboration with its partners namely Bal Umang Drishya Sanstha (BUDS, Delhi, National Gandhi Museum, Delhi and Mahavir International, Delhi.

Winners of Drawing competitions and Quiz programmes were presented Awards and certificates by Smt. Upma Srivastava, Additional Secretary, M/o Social Justice and Empowerment in the presence of Shri B.L. Meena, Joint Secretary and Ms. T.C. A. Kalyani, JS&FA of the ministry.

The key message of this programme was to engage with underprivileged children and support them to realize their aspirations; and to focus on their education, recreation, health, cultural, economic and social needs. The programme also involved Health Check-up, Drawing Competition and Quiz Programme

The activities included cultural programme by street children, Drawing Competition on Swachta, street play on Beti Bachao – Beti Padhao and early child marriage, quiz on the life and work of Bapu and a free Medical Health and Dental Check-up Camp etc.  Every participant was acknowledged with gifts, awards and warm clothes were also provided to keep up their spirits and energy levels.  Some of the activities of Buds had also been organized/supported jointly by their allied NGOs namely, the Indian Child Abuse Neglect & Child Labor (ICANCL), the Indian Academy of Pediatricians, (IAP) Delhi, DMA.  Under-privileged children face high levels of neglect, abuse and exploitation within their families and their communities. The ICANCL, IAP had for long felt the need to reach out to vulnerable children and their families; increase in their awareness, help in raising their self-esteem and provide support for their overall health and well-being.

 

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Moto G7 Play Spotted on FCC in US. Here is What we Know

Moto G7 Play has now been spotted on US telecommunications certification website the FCC, where most of the specifications and design elements have been leaked well before the official unveiling, the date for which is yet to be confirmed.

The notch of the phone houses a front-facing camera, flash, and speaker, per the manual. It isn’t clear whether there will be some sort of face-recognition feature. The phone also includes a Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 processor, which would be a step up from last year’s 400 series chip.

In the Play variant, you could also expect a single rear camera, a front cam with flash, a sizeable 2,820mAh battery and expandable storage.

Other hardware features include a headphone jack (yay), a rear fingerprint sensor, a USB-C port, and a single rear-facing camera. Last year’s model used Micro USB and only shipped with a single rear camera, while the regular G6 and G6 Plus both included USB-C and dual rear-facing cameras.

Foreign Minister of Maldives calls on the President

Mr  Abdulla Shahid, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, called on the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (November 27, 2018).

Welcoming Mr Shahid and his delegation to India, the President said that India and Maldives enjoy a uniquely special, close and friendly relationship. The government of India’s vision of inclusive development also extends to our neighbourhood including Maldives. We are always ready to support the socio-economic development of Maldives.

The President noted that the government of Maldives has launched a 100-day action plan that is people-centric and aimed at transforming the lives of the people of Maldives. He stated that India will support the government of Maldives’ efforts and work in alignment with its identified priorities.

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Shri Gadkari says, India endorses the growth of Blue Economy in a sustainable, inclusive and people-centric manner

He will address the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference in Nairobi tomorrow

Union Minister for Shipping, Road Transport & Highways, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari has said that Blue Economy is very crucial for India’s economic development. The Minister left for Nairobi today to attend the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference.  The conference is being organized by Kenya, with Canada and Japan as co-hosts. Shri Gadkari will address the conference tomorrow.

Shri Gadkari said India has a strategic location in the Indian Ocean region, and on this basis, it endorses the growth of the Blue Economy in a sustainable, inclusive and people centred manner through the framework of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA). He said, India is developing its maritime infrastructure as well as its inland waterways and coastal shipping through the launch of the ambitious “Sagarmala Programme” which will revolutionize maritime logistics and port led developments in the country. He further  said that India’s  national vision about the sector is clearly articulated in the term “SAGAR”- Security and Growth for All in the Region coined by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.

India’s ambitious Sagarmala programme has identified 600 plus projects entailing huge investment of around Rs 8 lakh crore (120 billion dollars) by the year 2020. This will save the country nearly six billion dollars per annum in logistics costs besides creating 10 million new jobs and boosting port capacity by 800 Million Metric Tonne per Annum (MMTPA) to an overall 3500 MMTPA. The Minister said, Coastal Economic Zones (CEZs) are being developed under Sagarmala with a proposed investment of 150 Million dollars per location. He said, the CEZs will become a microcosm of the blue economy wherein industries and townships that depend on the sea and contribute to global trade through sea connectivity are envisaged.