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Here are the list of 13 books which are part of the Man Booker Prize 2018

The list of nominees for the most prestigious literary prize in Britain, Man Booker Prize 2018, is out and it includes 13 books from various authors. The list also includes graphic novels for the first time in decades, as Nick Drnaso’s critically acclaimed graphic novel Sabrina has been added to the longlist, confirmed Entertainment Weekly. Sabrina traces the impact of one woman’s disappearance from various angles, revealing a culture without […]

Personal Data Protection Bill 2018 draft submitted by Justice Srikrishna Committee: Here is what it says

The Personal Data Protection Bill 2018 has been submitted by the Justice BN Srikrishna committee on Data protection after nearly a year of consultations. The Committee has submitted the draft bill and its report on Data Protection to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeiTY) on Friday. The committee has suggested measures to be taken when it comes to protecting personal information of Indian citizens, the role and duties […]

SSC GD Constable recruitment 2018: Applications invited for 54,593 posts; visit ssc.nic.in for details

The SSC is inviting online application form for recruitment to 54,593 vacant posts of Constable (General Duty) from today, July 24, 2018.The Staff Selection Commission, which earlier issued a notification for recruitment to 54,593 vacancies for Constable (GD) in BSF, CISF, ITBP, CRPF etc, is inviting applications from the eligible candidates from Tuesday, July 24, 2018. The process for submitting the online application form for recruitment to 54,593 vacant posts […]

Cloves For Acidity: This Simple Remedy Will Keep Tummy Troubles At Bay

There are times when you’ve had tea on an empty stomach or had a hearty meal and felt a burn in your tummy, which further results in heartburn and acid reflux – we all have faced the problem at some point. Eating spicy foods, irregular eating habits, stress, lesser physical activity and drinking alcohol may cause acidity. It happens when stomach acid or bile flows in your food pipe and […]

GST slashed: Sanitary pads, footwear, small TVs among 100 items impacted

In a big relief for millions of consumers, the Centre on Saturday conceded to a year-long demand and slashed GST rates on a wide range of daily use appliances and products. The announcement in this regard was made by Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal following a meeting of the GST Council, which decided to reduce tax rates on a wide range of daily use appliances and products. “GST Council cuts […]

RBI to issue new Rs.100 Note in Lavender Colour, all you need to know

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will soon issue new Rs 100 denomination banknotes in lavender colour. This comes on the back of new designs introduced for Rs 200, Rs 500 and Rs 10 notes, in the last couple of years. “The Reserve Bank of India will shortly issue ₹ 100 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series,” the RBI said in a statement. While the front side depicts […]

SBI asks 70,000 employees to return compensation paid for overtime during demonetisation: Report

The State Bank of India has asked more than 70,000 employees of its former associate banks to return the compensation they received for working overtime on days following demonetisation in 2016, India Today reported on Monday. The public sector bank added these employees to its workforce after the State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, State Bank of Hyderabad, State Bank of Mysore, State Bank of Patiala and State Bank of […]

NEET UG 2019: Exam date, eligibility, syllabus, application, fees and counselling details

Giving a major relief to the students, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar Saturday last week announced that the JEE (Main) and NEET will now be conducted twice a year. The NTA will also conduct the National Eligibility Test (NET). All these tests were earlier organised by the CBSE. The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) (Main), for undergraduate admission into various engineering colleges, will be held in January and April. The National […]

FIFA World Cup 2018 Final, France vs Croatia: France can take Croatia lightly at own risk

With the score tied at 1-1, fervent prayers were on everyone’s lips. The spectators at Russia’s Luzhniki Stadium as well as viewers who were glued to their TV sets at home, all hoped for a miracle – a dream that their team would score and win the game for a chance at glory. The winning goal for Croatia came just minutes before the end of stoppage time from one of […]

5 Reasons Why Perfectionists Cannot Be Entrepreneurs

Perfectionists have high standards for themselves and for others. In an office environment, as employees, they take their responsibilities seriously and never complete any task or project without double-checking even the minutest detail to ensure that it is perfect. They can be irritating to others, too, because they expect the same perfection from their co-workers. When a perfectionist who has been amazing on the job decides that they want to […]