Tag Archives: Check

Looking for a job? Know how companies check for lies in CV

NEW DELHI : Lying in your CV to get a dream job could be futile as Indian companies have one of the world’s most consistent background screening processes, according to a report. To make sure that the right candidate fills up the vacant position, companies not only check past work record from your previous employers but also conducts education verification and identity check. ... Read More »

US to use fake social media to check people entering country

US Citizenship and Immigration Services officers can now create fictitious social media accounts to monitor social media information on foreigners seeking visas, green cards and citizenship. An updated Homeland Security Department review of potential privacy issues dated July 2019 that was posted online on Friday essentially reversed a prior ban on officers creating fake profiles. A USCIS statement explaining the ... Read More »

‘Jobs – Reality Check’: Abysmal banking job trend and a bleak future ahead

The jobs trend in the banking sector has remained abysmal under the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government. However, even when we consider job growth during the best period of the economy — 2003-04 to 2007-08 — the results are astounding. The job growth during the boom period, when the economy was growing at more than 8 per cent, was ... Read More »

Men check things repeatedly, women hoard, finds study on OCD

Men are likely to repeatedly check if a door is closed or not; women are likely to hoard things: Empty jars or things they don’t necessarily need. Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), a very common mental ailment, can affect men and women differently, a study conducted across north India has revealed. Characterised by repetitive behaviour such as hand washing, checking on ... Read More »

ITR filing AY2018-19: Check your income from other sources

Here are the sources of income chargeable to tax and details of income from other sources and tax exemptions allowed under them. Graphic: Mint The income tax return filing due date for assessment year 2018-19 is less than a week away, and if you haven’t already filed your ITR, you better hurry. Kartikey Kulshrestha, 23, a Delhi-based lawyer, who is ... Read More »

I went to Poland for a state of the art health check

State-of-the-art medical technology (including MRI scans) can now offer a comprehensive picture of what is going on inside our bodies, flagging up potential health issues long before symptoms emerge, and helping to save lives. One in three people in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer, yet 90% of common cancers can be cured if caught early, and cardiovascular disease and degenerative ... Read More »

Check Out These Upcoming Online Events for Your Small Business

This week’s calendar of events is absolute proof you don’t have to spend a lot of money or travel to far off destinations to get all the helpful small business advice you need. There are plenty of upcoming business events that take place completely online, including a Twitter chat aimed at getting you inspired, a webinar to improve the speed ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall: Here’s How to Check If Your Unit Is Safe

  Samsung’s latest Galaxy Note 7 is making headlines for all the wrong reasons which have led authorities of several countries including India to ban the use of the handset in flights. The South Korean consumer electronics giant has announced that the replacement stock for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will arrive country-wise starting this month and the first country ... Read More »

Over 13 Lakh Android Phones in India Impacted by This Malware, Check if Yours Is One

Android malware HummingBad that was first spotted in February this year has now infected over 10 million smartphones, according to Security firm Check Point. The firm notes that users most impacted by the malware are in China and India. According to Check Point, the group behind the malware is a bunch of developers from Chinese mobile ad server company Yingmob. ... Read More »