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  • Amazon Great Indian Festival Diwali Special begins: 5 smartphone deals you need to check out

    first_imgAfter hosting two festive sales on its platform earlier this month, Amazon is back with another sale ahead of Diwali celebrations. Amazon India is hosting the Amazon Great Indian Festival Diwali Special on its platform in India. The sale began at 12AM on October 21 and it will go on till October 25.During its ongoing sale, Amazon is offering massive discounts on the purchase of smartphones, mobile accessories, Amazon Echo devices, smart TVs and other home appliances. Apart from offering discounts, the Indian arm of the Seattle-based tech giant is also offering lucrative offers that are aimed at helping people shop more. For starters, the e-retail giant is offering 10 per cent discount on all purchases made using Axis Bank and Citi Bank credit and debit cards. This includes the goods purchased using EMI offer. The company is also extending this discount to all RuPay cards.In addition to this, Amazon India is also offering free screen replacements, no cost EMIs and exchange offers on the purchase of goods during the ongoing festive sale.If you missed out on the last two festive sales and are planning to buy a new smartphone ahead of Diwali, here are top five deals you need to check out:OnePlus 7: OnePlus earlier this year launched its flagship smartphone — the OnePlus 7 — at a starting price of Rs 32,999 in India, which means that this variant of the phone sports 6GB RAM and 128GB storage space. Now, at its Great Indian Festival Diwali Special, Amazon is selling the base variant of the device for Rs 29,999. In case you missed out on the previous festive deals, the OnePlus 7 is still available at a discounted price of about 30K during the ongoing festive sale.advertisementSamsung Galaxy M30: Samsung launched the budget smartphone – Galaxy M30s – at a starting price of Rs 14,990 in India. Now it is available at for Rs 8,999 on Amazon India. You can get additional 10 per cent discount by using your Axis Bank or Citi Bank credit or debit card for paying for your purchase.Vivo V15 Pro: The mid-budget Vivo V15 Pro was launched in India for Rs 28,990. During Amazon’s ongoing festive sale, it is available with a discount of Rs 7,000. This means that you can purchase the device for Rs 21,990 on Amazon India during its ongoing festive sale.Xiaomi Redmi Y3: Similarly, budget smartphone Redmi Y3 was launched in India for Rs 9,999 and now during its festive sale, the phone is available with a discount of Rs 2,000. The phone is selling on Amazon India for Rs 7,999 during the festive sale.Honor 8C: Lastly, Honor 8C is selling on Amazon India for Rs 8,999. The phone was launched in India for Rs 11,999. Shortly after its launch, the company slashed its prices to Rs 10,999.ALSO READ: | Missed last night’s event? Here’s everything Google announced at its hardware eventALSO READ: | Amazon’s Great Indian Festival Diwali Special sale starts October 21: Heavy discounts on Smartphones & TVsALSO READ: | Flipkart Big Diwali sale begins today: Check out top 10 smartphone deals available todaylast_img read more

  • Library hosts Pi Day celebrations Thursday

    Pie, anyone? In honour of ?, the library will be serving pie on March 14.Pie makes the world a better place.And so does Pi.In honour of that number that goes on ad infinitum but is better known as 3.14 or ? (Pi), the James A. Gibson Library’s data research services team will host the annual Brock University Pi Day celebration on Thursday, March 14 by serving pie.Slices of the baked goodness will be dished out from 9:30 to 11 a.m. in the Map Library, MC C306.Pi Day is observed around the world on March 14 because it is the date equivalent of the ratio ? (approximately 3.14).The free event, open to all, highlights the importance of numeracy, proving that numbers can be fun and delicious. read more