IAS exam eligibility criteria: Age limit and number of attempts

All Indian citizens, aged above 21, who have completed their Bachelor’s degree in any subject can appear for the UPSCCivil services exam for IAS. It is one of the toughest exams in India, but with thorough preparation and determination, one can make it. If you are willing to take the exam, know these rules about age limits […]

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The government is offering free coaching for JEE, NEET, NET

In a move that’s likely to upset private coaching centres, the government will soon start offering free coaching classes for JEE, NEET, and UGC NET. Reportedly, the newly established National Testing Agency will convert its 2,697 testing centres into free coaching centres. These centres will reportedly be functional from September 8, and free coaching sessions will […]

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India’s central bank just proved demonetisation was for nothing

The suspense is over now. In the months following the November 2016 demonetisation, Indians deposited over 99% of banned currency notes in various banks, according to the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) annual report released today (Aug. 29). On Nov. 08, 2016, when prime minister Narendra Modi declared the Rs500 and Rs1,000 invalid from the […]

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‘Bigg Boss’ Season 12 will not have celebrity couples

The controversial show ‘Bigg Boss‘ has always kept the themes interesting. With the upcoming 12th season, the show had audience excitement piqued with the ‘vichitra jodis’ theme. The new season was supposed to have celebrity couples and there was a lot of speculation around it. However, it now seems that the producers couldn’t rope in […]

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#GamingBytes: This person earns $560,000/month by playing video games

Tyler Blevins is a 26-year-old video game streamer, known online as Ninja. Tyler streams his games on Twitch and interestingly, this brings him a monthly income of $560,000. Blevins plays Epic’s Fortnite and his channel has over 10 million subscribers. Notably, he managed to get 600,000 viewers in just one streaming session where he was playing with […]

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s ashes reach Kolkata, to be immersed in Gangasagar

West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Wednesday brought the ashes of late former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee to Kolkata. The ashes will be immersed in Gangasagar. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday handed over urns containing the ashes to state BJP presidents in New Delhi. As directed by the central leadership, the West Bengal BJP will take […]

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INDIA India grateful, but won’t accept foreign donations for Kerala

NEW DELHI: India will not accept the generous help that has been offered by foreign governments after the floods in Kerala. The UAE, Qatar and Maldives have all pledged assistance to India for relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction in the state.   But high-level sources said that while India was extremely grateful for the offers, its […]

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Days after Ashutosh resigns from AAP, Ashish Khetan leaves party

Journalist-turned-politician Ashish Khetan who joined Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) in 2014 has quit the party to focus on his legal career. He tweeted he didn’t want to get involved in active politics. This comes days after Ashutosh, another popular face of the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP, resigned due to personal reasons. Notably, AAP had offered Khetan a ticket to […]

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“No Selfies With Goats”: Yogi Adityanath’s List Of ‘Don’ts’ For Bakrid

A trend has emerged in the last few years where on Bakrid social media gets flooded with selfies featuring animals before and after the sacrifice. Lucknow:  As the country celebrates Bakrid on Wednesday, animal slaughter in the open will not be allowed in Uttar Pradesh. Selfies during animal sacrifice are also prohibited in the state. […]

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