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Samsung Galaxy M12 gets Bureau of Indian Standards certification; likely to come with Exynos 850 SoC
News & Analysis

Samsung Galaxy M12 gets Bureau of Indian Standards certification; likely to come with Exynos 850 SoC

The Galaxy M12 is expected to feature a fingerprint sensor embedded within the power button.

Nokia to soon launch new laptop series in India, spotted in BIS listing
News & Analysis

Nokia to soon launch new laptop series in India, spotted in BIS listing

The upcoming device could be a laptop, notebook or tablet series and at most nine different models of the series are going to see the launch.

PlayStation 5 consoles manufactured outside of India will not come with Sony India warranty
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PlayStation 5 consoles manufactured outside of India will not come with Sony India warranty

Sony has announced that the PS 5 will be sold at Rs 49,990 and the Digital Edition will cost you Rs 39,990.

Tackling menstruation sustainably: How India's battle to provide environment-friendly sanitary pads is far from won
India

Tackling menstruation sustainably: How India's battle to provide environment-friendly sanitary pads is far from won

Though the Suvidha Initiative, which Narendra Modi championed in his Independence Day Speech, helped improve access to affordable sanitary pads, the oxo-degradable pads do not meet environmental quality standards

IIT Roorkee signs MoU with BIS to work on standardisation and conformity assessment activities
India

IIT Roorkee signs MoU with BIS to work on standardisation and conformity assessment activities

As part of the collaboration, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) will extend financial aid to set up a chair in the field of standardisation and conformity assessment at IIT Roorkee

Poor quality PPEs flood market due to lack of strict quality control; procedural loopholes lead to rise of pandemic profiteering
India

Poor quality PPEs flood market due to lack of strict quality control; procedural loopholes lead to rise of pandemic profiteering

Sources said the government is looking at several complaints filed by the notified associates flagging the names of hundreds of such certification firms that are operating without experts, experienced auditors and office address.

As hard as it is to believe, it’s apparently OK to drink water straight from Mumbai’s taps: BIS survey
India

As hard as it is to believe, it’s apparently OK to drink water straight from Mumbai’s taps: BIS survey

The supply of drinking water through all piped municipal lines in Indian cities is a norm, and one that only Mumbai is currently complying with.

New steel policy with with focus on quality has helped save Rs 5,000 cr, says minister; per capita consumption has gone up
Business

New steel policy with with focus on quality has helped save Rs 5,000 cr, says minister; per capita consumption has gone up

The country's steel production target is 300 million tonnes by 2030 and it has already reached 84 million tonnes which is 5.5% more in the first nine months

Environment Ministry wants new air pollution control methods before winters
science

Environment Ministry wants new air pollution control methods before winters

The expert group, the ministry said, aims at better air quality management in next three months.

Gold imports to drop back sharply after Q1 spike, says World Gold Council
Business

Gold imports to drop back sharply after Q1 spike, says World Gold Council

Launch of GST and restrictions on refiners' ability to import unrefined gold will take their toll.

Here are 5 things that India can learn from the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fiasco
News & Analysis

Here are 5 things that India can learn from the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fiasco

Now that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is officially over, it’s time we take another look at the whole fiasco and figure out what India can learn from it.

Consumer Affairs minister Paswan pushes for stricter food safety practices; pitches for 'not healthy food' warning on junk food
India

Consumer Affairs minister Paswan pushes for stricter food safety practices; pitches for 'not healthy food' warning on junk food

Pushing for stricter food safety practice, Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday pitched for a statutory warning 'not healthy food' on junk food packets like chips on the lines of cigarette packs.

A disaster waiting to unfold? Here's why Delhi police, CPWD raised an alarm over the stage at Sri Sri event
India

A disaster waiting to unfold? Here's why Delhi police, CPWD raised an alarm over the stage at Sri Sri event

The stage measuring 40 feet in height, 200 feet in width and 1,000 feet in length has been found to be unsafe on four grounds, according to the CPWD report seen by this writer.

Will review reports of higher MSG in Maggi noodles: Ram Vilas Paswan
India

Will review reports of higher MSG in Maggi noodles: Ram Vilas Paswan

The government will review reports about the presence of "higher" level of lead and a food additive in Nestle's Maggi noodles, Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Monday.

TRAI recommends extension of licence period for DTH operators
Economy

TRAI recommends extension of licence period for DTH operators

In its recommendations on a new DTH licensing regime, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) said vertically integrated broadcasters must be subjected to a set of additional regulations, allowing them to control only one distribution platform operators (DPOs).<br />

'India more progressive than US on animal welfare policies'
India

'India more progressive than US on animal welfare policies'

While there is much jubilation among animal activists about India's recent policy decisions in animal welfare, there is also a sense of caution about its implementation.