October inflation print questions credibility of RBI forecasting, 'serious

Mumbai: The sharp decline in the headline inflation print to 3.31 percent for October–a year-year-low–will result in a prolonged pause in the rates, but raises a “big question mark” on the Reserve Bank’s inflation forecasting, says a report on Monday. “We now believe a prolonged pause by the Reserve Bank till the first quarter of …

US midterm polls may mark firsts for minority groups: Transgender, Native

The 2018 US congressional elections prompted a surge of candidates from minority groups that have not had electoral success in the past. Several have the potential to be the first of their background elected to office on Tuesday. Here are details on some of the possible firsts that the 2018 midterm elections could mark. Democratic …

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) with four cameras could be priced in India at Rs 39000

The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) was launched in Malaysia last month and the device is now expected to make its way to the India markets soon. The price of the smartphone has apparently been leaked on the company’s official website and it looks like the smartphone could retail at Rs 39,000. According to a report by …

Xiaomi denies authorising Lyft to use its electric scooters, might take legal

Besides mobile phones and an array of smart home devices, Xiaomi also manufactures scooters which are used by electric scooter services like Lyft, Spin and Bird in the US. The company has now sent a cease-and-desist letter to Lyft saying that they want the service to withdraw from using its scooters. Cuurently, some of the …

Scientists track down cancer immunity genes with new barcoding technology

Researchers have developed a new technology to look at how multiple genes function, simultaenously, at the level of individual cells. While it has been close to two decades since the Human Genome Project mapped all the genes in our DNA, there are still many “identified” genes for which functions are unknown. Clustered regularly-interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR) gene editing technology has been a …

The Kominsky Method trailer: Michael Douglas, Alan Arkin try to cope with old

You are here: Netflix released the trailer of The Kominsky Method, its latest eight-episode dramedy series, featuring Michael Douglas as the once eminent Sandy Kominsky and Alan Arkin, his compatriot. The funny yet emotional series charts the journey of the duo as they explore life anew as aging best friends. A still from The Kominsky Method trailer. YouTube screengrab …