Procedure To Get International Driving License

International Driving License If you are planning for a trip out of the country, you may require an International Driver’s Licence(IDL), in case you want to drive on international roads.  This may seem like a task but, nowadays acquiring an IDL is fairly easy.  Through this article we want to shed light on the steps…


Don’T Get Aadhaar Smart Cards, They Are Not Usable: UIDAI

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The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the agency that administers Aadhaar, has said that plastic Aadhaar cards are unusable, and prone to data theft. “There could be a possibility of sharing Aadhaar details (personal sensitive demographic information) without informed consent with some devious elements,” the UIDAI said in a release. The agency reiterated that…


ONEPLUS 5 BETA ADDS THE 5T’S FACE UNLOCK FEATURE

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OnePlus really didn’t waste any time fulfilling its promise of bringing the 5T’s Face Unlock feature to the original 5. The smartphone maker has rolled out an OxygenOS beta that lets OnePlus 5 owners sign in with a quick glimpse at their phone, just like those with newer handsets. This isn’t a stable release, so you probably don’t want to…


Philip Pullman’s The Book of Dust is a conflicting but rewarding fantasy adventure

It’s been 17 years since Philip Pullman finished off his celebrated fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials. In trilogy’s first installment, The Golden Compass, he introduced readers to Lyra Belacqua, a girl from a parallel world, who sets off to rescue a missing friend. It was an uncompromising story about religion, authority, and individual freedom that earned acclaim around the…


Apple ‘Black Friday’ 2017: Best Buy, Target, Walmart Deals

Apple AAPL +1.19% is not the place to buy an iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch or MacBook this holiday season. The company will have minimal discounts (likely only a few token vouchers) so instead you need to head to heavyweight retailers like Best Buy BBY -3.58%, Kohl’s, Target TGT +1.74% and Walmart. But who has the best deals? Here’s my Apple Black Friday…


Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, BSNL: Best 1GB Data Per Day Plans You Can Get

HIGHLIGHTS Jio offers four plans with 1GB data per day Airtel and Vodafone provide 1.5GB data every day at less than Rs. 350 BSNL and Jio offer plans with validities of more than 3 months Jio has upped the ante for rival telecom operators such as Airtel and Vodafone with the launch of its new ‘triple…


GST COUNCIL MEET ON FRIDAY, MAY ANNOUNCE NEW MEASURES TO BOOST DIGITAL PAYMENTS, CUT TAX RATES

NEW DELHI: A year after demonetisation, India is getting ready to give digital payments yet another push. It could consider providing incentives in the goods and services tax (GST) regime for payments that are settled electronically. The GST Council meeting on Friday is likely to consider a proposal in this regard, a senior government official…


RBI and demonetisation: An insider’s account

Former RBI deputy governor R Gandhi recounts the day PM Narendra Modi announced demonetisation and the workings at the central bank in the run-up to 8 November 2016 Mumbai: For the hundreds of people who were going about their work in and around the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) building on Parliament Street in New Delhi,…


How to switch from a Windows phone to iPhone

If the latest crop of iPhones has you ditching your old Windows Phone, here’s how you bring all your data with you. If you’ve been using a Windows phone for a while, you no doubt have a considerable amount of data stored on your device, including contacts, calendars, email, messages, favorite apps, music, photos and more. There’s…


New AI method outsmarts CAPTCHA security system

LOS ANGELES: Researchers have developed an innovative artificial intelligence (AI) system to crack CAPTCHA, the software that was created to prevent bots from accessing websites.CAPTCHA challenges people to prove that they are human by recognising combinations of letters and numbers that machines would struggle to complete correctly. It requires users to type in text that has been distorted…