WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter in List of Apps Banned in Jammu and Kashmir for One Month

WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter in List of Apps Banned in Jammu and Kashmir for One Month

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday banned all social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp for one month in the Valley in order to prevent “anti-national and anti-social elements” from spreading “inflammatory messages”. Mobile Internet services have remained suspended in the Valley since April 19 following widespread students’ unrest. The Home Department order, written by R.K. Goyal, Principal Secretary to Government, in this regard read: “On careful examination of all relevant factors, it is observed that the use of social media platforms, which are being misused by anti-national…

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KV admissions 2017: List for Class 1 out for many schools

KV admissions 2017: List for Class 1 out for many schools

Kendriya Vidyalayas are centrally funded schools that provide quality education at affordable rates in the country. The list of students selected to Class 1 in Kendriya Vidyalayas across the country has been released by many schools on their website on Wednesday and the remaining are expected to upload it by Thursday evening, an official said. “The admission list is also being simultaneously displayed on the school’s notice board for the parents to check. The list of all the schools is not being displayed at one central portal,” a Kendriya Vidyalaya…

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Delhi continues to top world’s most polluted megacities list: WHO

Delhi continues to top world’s most polluted megacities list: WHO

Delhi continues to top world’s most polluted megacities list: WHO (Image credit: AFP) Delhis air is the worst among world megacities, the World Health Organisation (WHO) confirmed recently, even as IndiaSpend‘s #breathe network of air-quality sensors reported fine-particulate-matter (PM2.5) levels were almost four times above daily safe levels, on average, for the seven-day period from September 22 to 28, 2016. For long-term exposure, these 24-hour levels are nearly 11 times above the WHO health standards. Over the monsoon, Delhi’s air was relatively cleaner because the rain and wind diminished the…

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Flipkart Ranked No 1 In LinkedIn’s ‘Top Attractors’ List For Job Seekers

Flipkart Ranked No 1 In LinkedIn’s ‘Top Attractors’ List For Job Seekers

E-commerce player Flipkart has been ranked as the best company in India for “attracting and keeping top talent”, according to a LinkedIn study. Amazon (2nd), Housing.com (9th), Ola (10th), Snapdeal (11th), OYO Hospitality (16th), MakeMyTrip (22nd) and Zomato (25th) are the other internet companies that made their way into LinkedIn’s “Top Attractors” list of 25 companies. Not surprisingly, tech and consulting firms also dominated the list. Capgemini (3), Google (4), KPMG (5), Deloitte (6), Adobe (7), HCL Tech (8), Microsoft (12), Wipro (14), Accenture (17), Cognizant (20), ZS Associates (21)…

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