Ruckus at DU college over cut-off ‘misprint’

A ‘misprint’ in the fifth cut-off led to ruckus at Shaheed Bhagat Singh (Evening) College Tuesday, after several students who reached to take admission for the BCom Programme were told they were not eligible. “Yesterday (Monday), when the cut-off was being uploaded, the clerk typed eight instead of nine by mistake, making it 80% instead of 90%. When we came to know about it in the morning, we immediately sent it to the university, and the corrigendum was up by 10 am. Since we are an evening college, admission was…

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PU CET provisional merit list 2017 to be released soon at cetug.puchd.ac.in

PU CET 2017: Panjab University (PU) will release the provisional merit list for admission to its courses through the Common Entrance Test (PU CET) 2017 today. Candidates who have appeared for the exam and have applied for admissions through PU CET, can check the provisional list in the evening on July 18. The university will also release the seat allocation list for the first online counselling round on Tuesday. Those who have been selected would be required to report to their respective departments based on the seat allocation list from…

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How to Make Crisp Tandoori Rotis at Home Without a Tandoor

Rotis make an indispensable part of any Indian household. You would agree, we are all fixated to these round flatbreads and our meals don’t culminate till we have one. Since years unknown Indians have also been quintessentially consuming one of the most popular variety of flatbreads called Tandoori Roti. This roti may not be as fancy as Khamiri or Roomali but is simply cooked in a cylindrical clay oven called tandoor and not our usual tawa. Popular in India, Middle East, Afghanistan and Pakistan, Tandoori Rotis are typically enjoyed with delectable non-vegetarian dishes. But did you know, you could easily…

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Sony India launches new walkman at Rs 8,990

New Delhi: Sony India on Monday launched its new “WS623 Walkman” with Bluetooth wireless technology at Rs 8,990. The wearable device comes with IP65/68 rating and functions even in sea water. It can function underwater up to a depth of two metres and continue working for up to 30 minutes, the company claimed in a statement. “WS623 Walkman” can endure extreme temperatures from -5°C to 45°C — making it ideal during a hike or climb. By enabling `Ambient Sound Mode`, one can stay in touch with the surroundings and utilise…

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Moto E4 With Android 7.1 Nougat Reportedly Launched at Rs. 8,999; Moto E4 Plus Coming Soon

Lenovo has reportedly quietly launched the Moto E4 in India. The smartphone is now available to buy in India, as per an established offline retailer, and the Moto E4 price in India is said to be Rs. 8,999 (MRP). While this is said to be the retail price of the smartphone currently, official Moto E4 launch and price details have not been shared by Lenovo yet. This comes amid Moto’s confirmation that the company will soon launch the Moto E4 Plus with 5000mAh battery in the Indian market. Mumbai-based retailerr Mahesh Telecom has published a video showing…

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Fentanyl Spill At Police Station Prompts Changes To Drug Evidence Repackaging Procedures

A potentially deadly fentanyl spill that happened at the Duluth Police Department has prompted the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) to modify current lab procedures for repacking and returning drug evidence. Like A Bag Of Flour That Tipped Over An undercover officer and a crime scene technician were reportedly transporting drug evidence from the GBI lab at 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, June 28, when they realized that one of the boxes containing the drugs spilled. The spill was said to look like a bag of flour that tipped over. The…

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iPhone SE now starts at $119.76 on Sprint, $248.88 on Verizon, $249.90 on AT&T

Best Buy has started a big July 4 sale, and among the many deals that are to be had we found some very interesting price cuts for Apple’s iPhone SE. The handset which normally starts at $449.99 at the retailer can now be had for as little as $119.76 if you choose the 16GB model, activate it on Sprint, and use the carrier’s installment plan to pay for it. In that case, you will only shell out $4.99 per month for the phone over two years. The 64GB iPhone SE for…

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How to Make Pure Coconut Oil at Home Free of Preservatives and Chemicals

Supermarkets are flooded with innumerable varieties and types of cooking oils, yet to find one that is pure and unadulterated seems to be quite a challenging task. The tradition of making oil at home goes back to a time when our grandmothers would meticulously extract the silky liquid from nuts and seeds or use leftover malai to make real desi ghee at home which was preserved for cooking purposes. Over the years, due to commercialization and the need for convenience, most of us have switched to packaged factory-made refined oils that are often laden with emulsifiers, additives and hydrogenated…

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UPSC Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2017: Result declared at upsc.gov.in

The result of Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2017 has been declared by the UPSC. The main examination was conducted on May 14 at various test .centres across the nation to fill up 440 vacancies in different engineering disciplines. UPSC Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2017 The result of Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2017 has been declared by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). All those candidates who had appeared for the same are required to check their respective results at the official website www.upsc.gov.in. The main examination was conducted on May…

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BirkenShock! After 242 Years, Birkenstock Premieres at Paris Fashion Week

  1/6 Photo: Courtesy of Birkenstock The German health shoe brand Birkenstock is a bit like kale. It’s neither glamorous, nor exotic–no asparagus, no quinoa–yet it makes people feel good, almost virtuous. Because they know it is good for them. Last night in Paris this unbelievably venerable German footwear brand (it was founded in 1774) did something rather unexpected: It held what must have been a hugely expensive showcase and party in the temporary showspace of the Tuileries Gardens. There was a purpose built pavilion, all pine walkways and soothing…

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