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More Gujarat Villages Ban Single Women From Using ‘Distracting’ Phones

Several villages in Gujarat have banned girls and single women from owning mobile phones, saying the devices distract them from their studies. A couple of villages in Mehsana and Banaskantha districts in Gujarat have imposed the ban in recent weeks, with more villages joining the campaign, said Ranjit Singh Thakor, president of the Mehsana district council. The ban applies to ... Read More »

FTAs Have Pushed up Imports More than Exports: Survey

New Delhi: Free trade agreements which India has implemented so far have pushed up imports more than the country’s exports, the Economic Survey 2015-16 said on Friday. “FTAs have led to increased imports and exports, although the former has been greater…Increased trade has been more on the import than export side, most likely because India maintains relatively high tariffs and ... Read More »

LG G5 Design Tipped in Renders; Magic Slot and More Detailed in New Leaks

LG’s upcoming G5 flagship will be unveiled on Sunday at an event in Barcelona and the company has already confirmed it will showcase a galore of devices at the launch. While confirming the launch event, LG Mobile on its Facebook page said, “Come meet the new friends on the playground. LG G5 Day.” Now just a day before the launch, ... Read More »

Gold Dips as Stocks Struggle; Bullion Funds See More Inflows

Singapore: Gold fell early on Thursday as investors cautiously watched volatile stock and oil markets for cues, but stayed above $1,200 an ounce, drawing some support from flows into bullion funds. Fundamentals * Spot gold eased 0.2 percent to $1,226.40 an ounce by 0043 GMT. * On Wednesday, gold had risen as much as 2 percent to $1,252.91 as lower ... Read More »

VW emissions scandal: More cars found to cheat tests

Photo: AFP Porsche, Audi and VW cars are all included in this new investigation, which affects at least 10,000 vehicles. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said that cars with 3 litre engines from the years 2014 to 2016 were affected. However VW has denied the vehicles have software designed to cheat tests. Instead, the company said that cars with the ... Read More »

VW Cars’ Emission Levels 9 Times More Than the Limit, Says Anant Geete

Volkswagen cars in India have been found exceed permitted emission levels by nine times, said Union Heavy Industries Minister Anant Geete. The country’s road transport ministry has thus been requested to take mandatory action against the German carmaker.Geete said, “We’ve informed the transport ministry about the factual position and have referred the matter to it, saying they (VW) have violated ... Read More »

More Details About iPhone 7, iPhone 5se Emerge

A new report claims that Apple for the first time is opting for EMI (electromagnetic interference) shield technology to be used on a variety of its chips on the upcoming iPhone 7. Additionally, a Taiwan-based website reports that Wistron along with Foxconn will be the primary suppliers of Apple’s long-rumoured iPhone 5se. Apple is said to be using EMI (electromagnetic ... Read More »

India Funding Roundup: A Student Micro-Lending Startup, Rentals Marketplace, and More

Buddy Bengaluru-based student micro-lending startup, Buddy, announced that it has raised a Pre Series-A funding round of $500,000 (roughly Rs. 3.4 crores) from Blume Ventures, TracxnLabs and other angels. Buddy enables college students to buy e-commerce products via short and long-term payment plans, and has partnerships with India’s largest e-commerce players including Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal. The startup started operations ... Read More »

Telegram Update Brings Improved Voice Messages, Secret Chats, and More

Telegram, a popular instant messenger, has started rolling out an update to its Android and iOS apps. The update adds several new features along with some improvements and tweaks. The update on Android (v3.5.1) and iOS (v3.5) brings Voice Messages v2.0, which now has a new interface with waveform visualisations. It also has a new player, enabling users to listen ... Read More »

iPhone 6s, PlayStation 4, Canon EOS 700D, and More Tech Deals

This week we have a great entry-level DSLR from Canon, Lenovo Ideapad 2, Apple’s iPhone 6s and a lot more with discounts and offers. 1. Canon EOS 700D DSLR camera In the market for a DSLR that offers the right combination of pricing and features? The Canon EOS 700D might be a perfect fit. The DSLR is now down to ... Read More »