Israeli author David Grossman wins Man Booker 2017 International prize

A Horse Walks Into a Bar, his novel about a standup comedian’s public breakdown, scoops £50,000 prize to be shared with translator Jessica Cohen London: David Grossman’s “ambitious high-wire act of a novel”, A Horse Walks into a Bar, set around a standup comic’s rambling and confessional routine in an Israeli comedy club, has won the More...

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By admin On Monday, June 12th, 2017
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International Olympic Committee approved new events for the 2020 Tokyo Games

Bern :The International Olympic Committee has approved a number of new events for the 2020 Tokyo Games at the IOC’s Executive Board meeting held at Lausanne, Switzerland. The new events were added to reflect More...

By admin On Friday, June 9th, 2017
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How to Link Aadhaar card to PAN Card via Online

Updated on Jun 9, 2017 – 11:03:30 PM As per a Supreme Court judgement passed on 9 June 2017, if you have Aadhaar, it is mandatory to link it to PAN and mention the same in your tax returns. However, if More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Solibacillus Kalamii-NASA Honouring Dr.A.P.J Abdul Kalam

NASA has named a new bacteria discovered on the filters of the International Space Station, ISS, as Solibacillus kalamii to honour the late president Dr A P J Abdul Kalam. The genus is Solibacillus and the species More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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India ranked at 122 out of 155 countries in the World Happiness Report 2017

India ranked at 122 out of 155 countries in the World Happiness Report 2017 published by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network on the eve of International Day of Happiness (20 March). The rankings are More...

By admin On Saturday, March 18th, 2017
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Gorakhpur MP Yogi Adityanath the New Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

UP : yogi adityanath UP cm Gorakhpur Member of Parliament (MP) Yogi Adityanath was on 18 March 2017 elected as the Leader of UP BJP State Legislature Party. With this election, Yogi Adityanath is set to become More...

By admin On Saturday, March 18th, 2017
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Get the Competitive Edge-The Largest Reading General Knowledge Update 2017

New Delhi :The Union Finance Ministry has given permission to Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to conduct field trials of plastic (polymer-based) currency notes of Rs 10 denominations. It was announced by Union Minister More...

By admin On Saturday, March 11th, 2017
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INS Tillanchang commissioned by Indian Navy

Kolkata: India Navy has commissioned INS Tillanchang at Karwar, Karnataka. It is a Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (WJFAC) It is the third ship of four follow-on WJFAC built by the Kolkata based Garden Reach Shipbuilders More...

By admin On Saturday, March 11th, 2017
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Parliament passes Maternity Benefit Bill, 2016

New Delhi: Parliament has passed the Maternity Benefits (Amendment) Bill, 2016 to raise maternity leave for working women from 12 weeks to 26 weeks for two surviving children. It was passed in the Lok Sabha and More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
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WhatsApp stops working in older iPhones, Android handsets World Wide

Popular social media application WhatsApp has stopped working in older iPhones and Android handsets to ensure that it could continue to introduce new features and stay secure, which relies on the app being used More...

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