Huaweis first commercial 5G phone will debut in London on May 16

first_img See it Now playing: Watch this: Mentioned Above Huawei P30 Pro (256GB, black) $765 Huawei P30 Pro’s low-light photo skills are truly superb 3 Huawei unveiled the P30 Pro in March. Andrew Hoyle/CNET Chinese tech giant Huawei will unveil its first commercial 5G phone at an event in London on May 16.The phone follows swiftly in the footsteps of the Huawei P30 Pro, which the company showed off at a launch event in Paris in March. In an interview with CNET at the event, Huawei CEO Richard Yu said he expected 5G to be available first on the Mate series, which Huawei traditionally releases in September or October. Either the Mate is very early this year, or this 5G phone is an update to the P30 Pro. It could also potentially be a different phone entirely.5G is one of the biggest mobile trends for 2019, with carriers around the world starting to roll out their next-generation mobile networks. The wireless networking technology promises more possibilities for smart homes, autonomous vehicles and standalone VR, but when it comes to phones, the technology means faster, steadier internet connections. Even though 5G networks and phones are just about here, it’s very early days for the technology and for now it’ll remain the preserve of early adopters.The UK government is wrestling with whether to allow the use of Huawei networking gear in the country’s 5G infrastructure, given security concerns about the company’s ties to China’s government.Huawei’s sister company Honor is also set to launch its latest flagship phone series in London the following week, on May 21. Honor hasn’t yet said whether it will bring a 5G phone to market, although in an interview with CNET at MWC in February, CEO George Zhao said it was a priority for the company this year. Tags Huawei P30 Pro CNET may get a commission from retail offers. Phones 7:17 News • Huawei P30 Pro in a gorgeous orange finish leaks Review • P30 Pro review: Huawei’s astounding camera shoots past the Galaxy S10 Plus Comments 5G Huawei Share your voicelast_img read more

IT raids Karnataka Rural Development dept engineer seizes more than Rs 2

first_imgIT department seized more than Rs 2 crore from Hotel Rajmahal in Anand Rao circle, BengalurutwitterThe Income Tax (IT) department on Friday, March 15, raided the house of Narayan Gowda Patil, executive engineer of Karnataka Rural Development department. The raids were conducted at his house in Haveri and a hotel in Bengaluru.Patil had booked two rooms at Hotel Rajmahal in Anand Rao Circle, Bengaluru on his driver’s name. He is said to have collected Rs 2 crore from a contractor. It is alleged that he collected the said amount for the election expenditure of politicians.The IT sleuths have been monitoring Patil for quite some time now and the raids were conducted simultaneously at both places. according to the media reports, the IT department has seized a laptop, few receipts and Rs 2 crore from Bengaluru hotel and Rs 25 lakhs from his house in Nandini Layout, Haveri.Patil escaped from the hotel after he got information on the IT raids, but the officials have arrested his driver from the hotel. The authorities are now searching for him as to know for whom the money was collected for, and how many politicians are connected with the illegal funding.Rural Development Minister Krishna Byre Gowda has denied any involvement in the matter. He also said that he would conduct an inquiry and obtain more details about the alleged scam. twitterThe Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has slammed the ruling Congress-JD(S) alliance for the alleged scam. BJP took the matter into Twitter, where they tweeted that, “Congress & JDS are collecting money from contractors who have been allocated with govt projects. 20% of govt in Karnataka is looting taxpayers money to fund Rahul Gandhi”.As the polling dates are nearing for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and most of the political parties busy with their campaigns, the IT department has been closely watching the election campaigners involved in illegal camping and fund collecting.last_img read more

Jr NTR rejects Bigg Boss Telugu 3 even after getting hefty remuneration

first_imgJunior NTR on Bigg Boss TeluguYoung tiger Junior NTR is said to have rejected the swanky offer of hosting Bigg Boss Telugu 3 even after the makers assured him hefty remuneration and he quoted dates issue as a reason for it.It is known that Junior NTR hosted the first season of Bigg Boss Telugu, which went on to become big hit with the audience. The makers wanted to bring him back on the second season of the reality TV show, but the actor could not return, as he was busy with Trivikram Srinivas’ Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava.Star Maa brought natural star Nani on board to host Bigg Boss Telugu 2. He tried his best, but some section of audience trolled heavily and tortured him throughout this season. The upset actor declined to return to the third season of the show. The makers approached some popular Telugu actors for this season.It was reported that the bosses of Star Maa had approached Junior NTR for Bigg Boss Telugu 3, but he rejected their offer, saying that he wanted to focus on SS Rajamouli’s upcoming movie RRR. But it was said that they requested the director to convince him to make some time and he had agreed for it.Later, it was rumoured that the bosses of Star Maa restarted the talks with Junior NTR and agreed to pay high remuneration. The actor was said to have accepted their offer and would host Bigg Boss Telugu 3. But the latest we hear is that the young tiger has backed out, quoting the same issue of dates.”Although the makers were game to pay a huge remuneration to Jr NTR, the actor did not take it up. He was honest enough to admit that the dates of his film would clash. They are now scouting for a replacement for the show, which is expected to start in July later this year,” A source close to the makers told Deccan Chronicle.Junior NTR’s RRR is historical fictional drama on two freedom fighters. The actor is playing the role of Komaram Bheem, while Ram Charan essay the role of Alluri Sitaramaraju. He is all set to the shoot for his next schedule of the movie in Pune and Ahmedabad.last_img read more

RMG owners asked to pay Eid bonus arrears by 28 Aug

first_imgAsaduzzaman KhanHome Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Sunday urged readymade garment (RMG) factory owners to pay Eid bonuses and arrears of the workers before 28 August.“The owners have been asked to fix a date after discussion with the workers to clear all their dues,” the minister said while briefing reporters at his office on overall law and order situation during Eid-ul-Azha holidays.He also asked garment owners to announce Eid holidays in phases from 28 August.Asaduzzaman said the government has taken special measures to ensure security at Eid congregations across the country.He further said plying of trucks and long vehicles on highways have been banned three days before Eid to ensure the easy movement of vehicles carrying home-bound people and avoid long tailback on the highways.However, trucks carrying emergency medicines, emergency foods and exported goods will remain out of the restriction, the minister added.He said the movement of sand-laden vessels on river routes will also remain suspended during the Eid period.Security will be ensured on highways, railways and river routes so that Eid holidaymakers can go home safely, said the minister adding that special measures have also been taken to prevent extortion from cattle-laden vehicles.The minister also ordered the authorities concerned to take adequate measures so that no cattle market could be set up near highways.“Bus, train, launch carrying home-bound people will remain under the surveillance of security forces. Besides, 33 cattle markets under Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) will also remain under surveillance of CCTV cameras,” said Asaduzzaman.last_img read more

Sufi takes a route to Delhi

first_imgSaturday, November 18 will see AR Rahman, along with some other respected names from the music fraternity coming together to perform at Qutub Minar for an evening of Sufi music, poetry, and folk performances. The Sufi Route, by Friday Filmworks, INvision Entertainment and Invloed Matrix, established to encourage and nurture a holistic alternate music experience, is hosting its first ever concert in the Capital. It is bringing to the fore artists such as the magical Sufi singing duo Nooran sisters, the super talented folk and Sufi singer from Bikaner Mukhtiyar Ali, the ever smiling Punjabi Sufi singer Hans Raj Hans, the soulful Sufi singer Dhruv Sangari, well –known poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar, the young and talented lyricist and writer Manoj Muntashir, Urdu poet Kaamna Prasad, and one of the few women story tellers in the oral tradition of Dastangoi, Fauzia Dastango. To add to the magical night, The Whirling Dervish Ceremony from Turkey will also be performing at Sufi Route. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfTo conclude the evening, AR Rahman will be performing at the grand finale.Speaking at The Sufi Route press meet and announcing the festival, Oscar winning music maestro A R Rahman said, “For me, Sufi means destroying the evil in your heart. I am grateful to the organizers for this concert. This is something I cherish very closely. The need of the time is that spirituality and love which Sufi gives should be shared in humanity. “Sufi music is an expression of peace, freedom and diversity. The concert is unlike any other that India has witnessed in a long time, in many aspects. The Sufi Route is the first Sufi festival in India, as an ode to the origins of the genre. It is also the only time in recent memory that two ancient and culturally rich roots of Sufi music – Turkish Tasawuf and Indian Sufism – are blending together on this scale. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveThe promoters of this ‘music led peace festival’ have designed the event to be age agnostic and welcoming to anyone with an ear for alternative music and poetry. They have also created The Sufi Route to be a travelling, global platform, with plans for Indian artists to have an encore in Turkey in the next edition, followed by concerts in UK and UAE.The tickets are available at insider.in and the festival will go on between 1 pm and 10 pm on November 18.last_img read more