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IBPS PO and clerks 2017: Know why number of vacancies decline

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) recently released the official notification of Clerk exam 2017. Every year lakhs of students appear for this exam, however, only a handful out of this huge number make it to the final list. With the number of vacancies reducing drastically this year, the overall competition is bound to rise. The total vacancies for IBPS Clerk ... Read More »

Why tracking your stolen mobile phone may be tougher than ever

NEW DELHI: Once it was true that your mobile phone’s IMEInumber could help police trace it in case it was stolen. The unique number is no longer a comfort. Crooks now have devices that can change the IMEI numbers, and to the concern of police, such tools are easily available in the grey market. IMEI, or International Mobile Equipment Identity, is a unique ... Read More »

Why Education Is the Hardest Sector of the Economy to Automate

We’ve all heard the warning cries: automation will disrupt entire industries and put millions of people out of jobs. In fact, up to 45 percent of existing jobs can be automated using current technology. However, this may not necessarily apply to the education sector. After a detailed analysis of more than 2,000-plus work activities for more than 800 occupations, a report by McKinsey & Co states ... Read More »

Study abroad: Why Indians prefer to go overseas to pursue UG courses

Studying abroad is a common dream among many Indian students such that the number of students applying for universities in other countries has been on the rise with every passing year. This hype can be observed with reports like the 2016 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange which has pointed out that international students at US colleges have surpasses one ... Read More »

When WWW Trumps IRL: Why it’s now impossible to pretend the internet is somehow less real

MAGIC AND LOSS: THE INTERNET AS ART BY VIRGINIA HEFFERNAN SIMON & SCHUSTER 272 PP; $35 THE AMBIVALENT INTERNET: MISCHIEF, ODDITY, AND ANTAGONISM ONLINE BY WHITNEY PHILLIPS & RYAN M. MILNER POLITY 240 PP; $26.95 Mainstream tech writing has until recently played coy with the online/offline divide, maintaining them as separate spheres. Offline was IRL – “In Real Life” – ... Read More »

Why an apple a day keeps the doctor away

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, goes the good old adage. This luscious red fruit is packed with nutrients and helps fight all kinds of ailments. And, of course, the freshly picked ripe apples taste sweet and juicy in every bite. But what are the many health benefits of apples and what is the right way to have ... Read More »

The What, Why and How of Income Tax Login

Is the deadline for filing your Income Tax Return coming closer day by day? As most of the people rush to file their tax returns, here is everything you need to know about Income Tax Login which will help you file your income tax returns online. The last date for filing your income tax return in India is 31st July ... Read More »

Why is a TV channel showing Christmas movies all summer?

Scrooges beware! Movies 24 are starting their countdown to Christmas especially early this year. Anyone preparing their Christmas list and already wrapping up their presents, six months in advance, will have the perfect accompaniment with Christmas In July. [Read more: 50 movies everyone must see before you grow up] “Tired of the sunshine and can’t wait to start trimming the ... Read More »

Separating Your Personal and Business Finances: Why and How

New business owners may seek to keep things simple and co-mingle their business and personal finances. This is a BIG mistake. Here’s why, and what you can to do to appropriately separate your financial activities. Why and How to Separate Your Personal and Business Finances Why Keep Finances Separate? There are important financial, legal and tax reasons to separate your ... Read More »

Why the Words ‘The Clocks Are Ticking’ Bring Relief, Not Tension to ISRO Every Day

HIGHLIGHTS India’s navigation satellite system NavIC is similar to GPS, Glonass Each satellite has three clocks & a total of 27 clocks for NavIC The clocks are important to provide precise locational data “The clocks are ticking.” Every morning this announcement brings relief and not tension to the Indian space agency team that is managing the navigation satellite system NavIC ... Read More »