Amid protests, Kozhikode school welcomes gender-neutral uniforms

AKerala higher secondary school has adopted a gender-neutral uniform despite some groups opposing the move. A higher secondary school in Kozhikode’s Balussery decided to end different uniform rules for girls and boys. About 200 students of the Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Balussery will be wearing a shirt and trousers as school uniform when they go to attend their classes. “The idea was proposed initially as part of implementing gender-inclusive concepts in the school. The Parents Teachers Association also agreed to the idea proposed by the teachers,” said Indu R,…

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Google Pixel Foldable Smartphone Resembling Oppo Find N Design Spotted on Android 12L Beta

Google’s Pixel foldable smartphone has been rumoured to be in the works for a while now. The company is yet to announce any details regarding the smartphone, but the handset was spotted on Geekbench last week with the codename “Pipit” and its performance specifications suggested it could be powered by the company’s Tensor chip. After the second beta build of Android 12L was released on Wednesday, a new animation has been spotted which suggests the company’s foldable smartphone may resemble the recently launched Oppo Find N. Two new animations in…

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SA vs IND, 3rd Test: Virat Kohli’s batting was never a concern, very happy with his 79 – Vikram Rathour

Batting coach Vikram Rathour said Virat Kohli’s shot selection was better than his most recent knocks after the India captain came up with a gritty 79 on Day 1 of the 3rd and final Test against South Africa in Cape Town. Kohli hit his 2nd slowest fifty as the skipper batted out 201 deliveries to help India post 223 another disappointing effort from the batting unit, especially after opting to bat. Speaking to the press after 11 wickets fell on Day 1 of the 3rd Test at Newlands, Vikram Rathour…

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Unvaccinated Children In 15-18 Age Group Won’t Be Allowed To Enter Haryana Schools, When They Reopen: Minister

Children in the age group of 15-18 years who are not vaccinated against Covid will not be allowed to enter schools, when they reopen, Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij said on Friday. Schools in the state are currently shut in view of big surge in coronavirus cases in the past fortnight. The minister issued the instruction during a meeting with officials to review the current Covid situation in the state. “During the meeting, the health minister urged all the parents of children between 15 to 18 years of age to…

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This investor is bullish on Alibaba, says now is a ‘great opportunity’ to buy

Lockdowns in China could be a boon for businesses like Alibaba, says Sam Le Cornu of Stonehorn Global Partners, who said his firm is buying more shares in the Chinese tech giant. “We’re increasing our position in Alibaba,” Le Cornu, CEO and co-founder at the investment management firm, told CNBC’s “Street Signs Asia” on Thursday. “Based on valuations and the earnings outlook, we see that it’s a buying opportunity.” As the pandemic stretches into its third year, China continues to press on in its strict zero-Covid strategy, with lockdowns being implemented…

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Android 13 Tiramisu screenshots leaked, reveal big changes coming to Android

Android 12 still remains to be seen on most smartphones, yet we may already have our first look at its next version. Expected to be called Android Tiramisu, Android 13 will likely go into its first round of developer testing in February next year, if Google follows its annual timeline. Before that, a new report hints at some of the new features we can expect to see on it. The report comes from XDA Developers, which has managed to attain some screenshots of Android 13 from a source “with access…

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