Airtel Takes on Jio Phone With Karbonn A1 Indian, A41 Power Smartphones: Price, Offer Details

Jio Phone is effectively free, while the new Airtel phones’ effective price starts at Rs. 1,799 HIGHLIGHTS The new Karbonn phones will compete against Jio Phone Karbonn A1 Indian comes at an ‘effective price’ of Rs. 1,799 Karbonn A41 Power at an ‘effective price’ of Rs. 1,849 Jio Phone is a looming threat for both phone makers and telecom operators, despite its pre-booking sale opening only once since it was unveiled in July. It came as no surprise to anyone that to counter Jio Phone, Airtel partnered with Karbonn and then Celkon to subsidise the…

Read More

Rooftop tours offer fresh look at Saint Petersburg in Russia

Standing on a roof in central Saint Petersburg, Marta Granadeiro gasped as she watched the statues on the Hermitage Museum’s facade gleam in the sunset. “We wanted to see something extraordinary in Saint Petersburg and now we have,” said Granadeiro, a 23-year-old Spanish tourist who climbed onto the roof of an apartment building on a tour organised by a local tourism agency. The rusty rooftops of Russia’s tsarist-era capital, with its romantic skyline of elegant onion domes and pre-revolutionary buildings, have long been a coveted destination for illegal excursions. To…

Read More

Nissan and Datsun to offer special discounts and offers on their cars

The Indian car market is going through a phase of price mark-downs and concessions, thanks to the GST. And the latest to join this discounts bandwagon are Nissan and Datsun. Their discount is applicable upon the entire portfolio of Nissan and Datsun and the company is offering exchange bonuses, corporate discounts and an exclusive offer for government employees. Nissan Micra Nissan is offering a three-year finance scheme with 8.99 per cent interest rate on the Micra and Micra Active. The manufacturer is offering an attractive exchange bonus of ₹ 10,000 and…

Read More

UTCs should offer 16 to 19 education, report urges

  Colleges FE Vocational studies University technical colleges should be used in part to deliver the new T level qualifications, according to think tank IPPR. The University technical colleges programme should be “repurposed” to deliver specialist technical provision to students aged 16 to 19, a new report has recommended. According to the Transition at 14 report, published by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) today, both UTCs and studio schools are failing to recruit sufficient numbers of pupils; attract pupils with a broad mix of backgrounds and abilities; deliver a broad and…

Read More

Free Travel On Offer For Palace Trip

The fixture at Selhurst Park on Sunday 14th May (KO 12noon) could be a vital one in the battle for Premier League survival and a vociferous away following could provide Marco Silva’s side with an extra edge in their quest for points. We’ve teamed up with SportPesa to give fans the opportunity to take advantage of free return coach travel from the KCOM Stadium for this game. Coaches will depart from the South Stand Car Park at 5am, with 500 free places available on a first come, first served basis. Travel…

Read More

After hesitation, Carson accepts Trump’s offer to head U.S. housing department

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, a rival-turned-supporter of Donald Trump, overcame his stated qualms about a lack of government experience on Monday to accept the president-elect’s nomination to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Democrats criticized the Republican president-elect’s latest pick for his incoming administration, calling Carson unqualified to take over $48-billion agency that oversees public housing. Carson, a popular writer and speaker in conservative circles, has been a close adviser to Trump since he dropped out of the 2016 Republican presidential primary contest and he is a vice…

Read More

LSR student Rhea Grover bags record Rs 29 lakh per annum job offer

Zee Media Bureau New Delhi: Every college passout’s dream is to land a good job in a reputed company with a handsome salary. Rhea Grover of Delhi’s Lady Shri Ram College (LSR) hit the bull’s eye when she bagged a record placement offer with EY Parthenon. As per a report in the Hindustan Times, Rhea – a B.Com (Hons) student – has been offered an annual salary of Rs 29 lakh – compare this to last year when the highest package offered to any LSR graduate was Rs 18 lakh….

Read More