• ELECTRONICS
    Amazon India Says drugs, Laptops, other Electronics not Eligible for Refunds

    HIGHLIGHTS Amazon India these days up to date its returns and refunds rules. the brand new coverage is relevant on computer systems, cameras, and different electronics. Flipkart and Snapdeal have similar policies. offered a tablet, computer, computer computer, reveal, digital camera, or digital camera lens on Amazonrecently? If you obtain it after might also eleven, […]

  • NEWS
    The Sri Sri syndrome: What we should not forget about so-called gurus and godmen

    Image credit: Wikimedia Commons Even as the high-decibel criticism of students from Jawaharlal Nehru University and Hyderabad University continues unabated, the riverside celebration of “Hindu-India” curated by the self-anointed Sri Sri has been forgotten. It has dissolved into the polluted air that hangs over the Yamuna. This so-called guru initially proclaimed that he would pay no […]

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    How JNU and HCU were ranked as the best universities in the country (and why it may not matter much)

    Image credit: PTI They might have been called dens of anti-nationalists and good for nothing. But on Monday, the government added another label to Jawaharlal Nehru University and Hyderabad Central University: The best educational institutions in the country. In its first-ever nationwide ranking of educational institutions and other universities, JNU and HCU came in at the […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    The Next Big Thing in Phones May Not Be a Phone

    Nearly a decade after the iPhone broke the mould for mobile phones the question being asked is whether the evolution of the smartphone has finally come to an end, as even Apple now treats older, smaller 4-inch screens as something new. Industry experts believe innovation in smartphones is giving way to phone functions popping up […]

  • ALL DEALS
    18% applicants did not write CAT: IIM

    A file photo of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Photo: Raj K. Raj/HT New Delhi: Around 18% of those who registered to appear for the Common Admission Test (CAT) that serves as a gateway to elite Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and scores of leading B-Schools in the country chose not to do so, […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    CommonFloor lays off employees not accommodated in Quikr

    CommonFloor is vacating its office space and will be moving to Quikr premises. Bengaluru: CommonFloor, the online real estate portal has laid off at least 100 of its employees who were unable to find suitable roles at Quikr India Pvt Ltd. The Bengaluru-based real estate listings portal which was acquired by Quikr in January 2016 […]

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    Infosys, Wipro investments in start-ups not exclusive deals

    Infosys and Wipro maintain their backing to start-ups, which are based out of the US, Israel and India, should not curtail the latter from partnering other outsourcing firms, some of which are even their rivals. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Bengaluru: Infosys Ltd and Wipro Ltd have invested over $65 million in 11 start-ups so far, but […]

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    Consumer Needs, Not Innovation by Itself, Will Drive Design for Motorola and Lenovo

    It’s rare to hear a company’s executives talk critically about their unsuccessful products. Phrases like “ahead of its time” or “didn’t live up to its potential” are far more common, so when Kouji Kodera, Senior Vice President, Product Management, Motorola Mobility talks about the danger of innovating without thinking about the customer’s needs, and specifically […]