Effective July 1, 2017, a student without the Aadhaar ID would not be fed the midday meal given free in school. The Supreme Court has clearly prohibited the mandatory usage of the Aadhaar for government incentives. The idea of a midday meal is to ensure basic nutrition to schoolchildren. Corruption in the scheme may have nothing to do with fake children being shown to siphon out money, says Somasekhar Sundaresan. A new storm is brewing. After demonetisation, it is the backdoor enforcement of ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Online streaming is revolutionising music consumption habit in India. In fact, such is the impact that the very definition of music is undergoing a massive change. Close to 100 million Indians are right now listening to music via websites and apps, buffering ...Trak.in, 2 days ago
Flipkart to Stop Offering Refund Policy on Certain Categories; Other E-Commerce Platforms Considering it too!
Flipkart, the e-commerce company based out of Bangalore is set to tighten its return policy for many popular products that are sold over its platform. The move is said to help the company and vendors on board cut operational costs; however, as a repercussion ...Trak.in, 2 days ago
Over 50 Indians, including gymnast Dipa Karmakar, Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik and actress Alia Bhatt, are among Forbes' list of super achievers from Asia under the age of 30 who are "pushing boundaries of innovation". The second Forbes '30 Under 30' Asia ...DNA, 6 days ago Rio Olympians Malik, Karmakar in Forbes' list of '30 Under 30' super achievers Rediff.com, 6 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter Inc on Thursday filed a federal lawsuit to block an order by the U.S. government demanding that it reveal who is behind an account opposed to President Donald Trump's tough immigration policies. Twitter cited freedom of speech as a ...Sify, 2 weeks ago
Come May, the Deltin Royale, which boasts of the country's largest poker room, will play host to India's first Poker Sports League, reports Veenu Sandhu. IMAGE: Season 1 final of the Poker Sports League will be available for viewing on Facebook and YouTube. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images Anchored in the Mandovi river in Panjim, the Deltin Royale is India's largest casino ship. It is a favourite haunt of both amateur and professional gamers, many of whom make a living playing poker. Come ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Reliance Jio has been working on disrupting the DTH space with its set-top box hosting Internet Protocol TV capabilities. Past leaks indicated that the company would launch the same in April, and it looks like the product is ready to launch now. Candytech got ...Trak.in, 2 weeks ago
Former England captain Michael Vaughan has given his support after officials has set in motion the procedure that could lead English cricket to have a new eight-team Twenty20 tournament. England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chiefs, having seen the success of ...DNA, 3 weeks ago
Suveen Sinha finds out what the tribe of modern, internet entrepreneurs who no longer run their first start-ups are up to. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com On the evening of August 2, 2011, a container truck stood outside Sandeep Aggarwal's home in Fremont, California. His household stuff was being loaded in it. The following day, Aggarwal and his family were to catch a plane to India, where he was going to start ShopClues after years as an internet analyst on Wall Street. That was when ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The average time spent on smartphones daily is now equivalent to the time spent by TV consumers in an entire week demonstrating that the engagement levels provided by smartphones are unparalleled. The latest Smartphones Usage and Behaviour report from Kantar ...Pluggd in, 1 month ago
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