Ten years ago today, the first Apple iPhone hit the stores in the US. While it wasn't the first smartphone, the Jesus Phone, as it was called then, changed the mobile telephony landscape altogether. Here is a list of gadgets that would have still been relevant had Steve Jobs not given us this new iPhone in 2007.
The bench, in its judgment, commuted to life term the capital punishment awarded to 31-year-old Sonu Sardar in a case relating to the murder of five persons including two children in November 2004 in Chhattisgarh.
“It seems that the government has already started its poll campaign by trying to take credit even for conducting Class X exams and the aptitude tests successfully...,” said Congress spokesperson Sachin Sawant.
The decision has been taken because these MLAs have refused to resign from their positions after switching to Trinamool, said Congress MLA and Leader of the Opposition Abdul Mannan.
The Jamaat has nearly 500 members attached to it, which includes 75 women members. Gafoor shared that more than 95 years ago, the Jamaat was set up as the ‘Dead Body Committee’, after an outbreak of cholera in the city.
As a precaution, Solan police have deployed three patrol vehicles, two motorcycles and deployed a dozen police personnel to patrol the landslide-prone areas and are seen advising people not to park vehicles near the hills.
The study, ‘Large reductions in solar energy production due to dust and particulate air pollution’ was conducted under Michael Bergin, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Duke University.
May saw off an attempt by the opposition Labour Party on Wednesday to defeat her in a vote on public sector pay, thanks partly to the support of a small Northern Irish party which she secured under a deal intended to enable her to pass legislation.
In a video tweeted out by the Israeli embassy, various Israeli citizens welcome PM Narendra Modi to their country in Hindi. The minute-long makes for a fun and pleasant watch as the Israelis from Jerusalem sportingly tackle simple and somewhat complicated welcome messages in Hindi.
Continued slide in local equities amid fresh withdrawal of funds by FPIs also weighed on the rupee trade. Some dollar selling by exporters helped the rupee to cushion the fall, forex traders said. Currency traders also preferred to stay on sidelines ahead of the GST rollout from July 1.
In some colleges, the cut-offs have dropped by merely a percentage or two. For example, the cut-off for Bachelor in Accounting and Finance (BAF) at KC College has dropped from 94 to 92 per cent.