Month: July 2018

Education notes for July 15

Nonprofit elects CareerTech chief to board office Oklahoma CareerTech State Director Marcie Mack has been elected secretary/treasurer of the board of the national nonprofit organization Advance CTE. Mack will serve a one-year term through June 30. Advance CTE represents state leaders responsible for secondary, postsecondary and adult career and technology education across all 50 states […]

Eastern Slovakia Increasingly Popular for Real Estate Investors

Recreational real estate in eastern Slovakia is becoming increasingly popular amongst domestic property investors. The most wanted properties are cottages near Michalovce in the eastern part of the country. According to Martin Lazík, a real estate analyst at nehnutelnosti.sk, a property website, demand has increased by 20 per cent compared to 2017. In May alone, […]

Pacific Leaders Sign On to Australia Internet Cabling Scheme, Shutting Out Huawei

Pacific nations Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands have signed on to a joint undersea internet cable project, funded mostly by Australia, that forestalls plans by Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co to lay the links itself. Wednesday’s pact comes as China pushes for influence in a region Australia views as its backyard, amid souring ties […]

Redmi 5A Flash Sale Today at 12pm via Mi.com, Flipkart

The Redmi 5A goes on sale once again today as part of the weekly Xiaomi flash sales. The most affordable Xiaomi smartphone in India today, the Redmi 5A will be available via the company’s official site Mi.com and e-commerce player Flipkart at 12pm IST. The number units in the sale are expected to be limited, and both variants of […]

Paytm Launches Forex Services, Will Offer a Forex Card and Currency Notes

Payments-wallet services provider Paytm on Wednesday said it has launched foreign exchange services in 20 international currencies. The service is currently live on the Paytm website, and will be accessible via the Android and iOS apps soon, the company said. It would offer a “multi-currency forex card and forex cash”, Paytm said in a statement. They can be ordered […]

Jio institute shows up mess in India’s education

Given the furore over its decision to select the yet-to-start Jio Institute (Reliance Foundation) as one of the three private sector Institutes of Eminence (IoEs), it is not surprising that the education ministry has issued various clarifications on Jio’s selection ahead of several well-known private institutions like, say, ISB. A “separate category of applications”, it […]

Honor 7A to Go on Sale in India Today: Price, Availability Details

Honor 7A is set to go on sale in India today in a flash sale on Flipkart. Launched alongside the Honor 7C, the latest budget smartphone by Huawei brand Honor will go on sale exclusively through Flipkart from 12pm IST. The smartphone in 3GB RAM and 32GB storage configuration will be available for purchase. Also, the HiHonor online store is also expected to put some stock of […]