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Kerala church leaders say furore over job notification for Scheduled Caste converts unwarranted as Centre, other states also have such quota

A controversy raging on social media over a Public Service Commission (PSC) extra ordinary gazette notification on job vacancies reserved for Scheduled Caste Converts to Christianity (SCCC) has raised eyebrows among minorities in Kerala. The notification, published on 27 July 2019, invited applications for filling up vacancies for 25 posts of Assistant Surgeons/Casualty Medical Officers through a one-time registration scheme. ... Read More »

Do you have a PPF account? Here is why you should extend its tenure after 15 years lock-in period

Public Provident Fund (PPF) is one of the most preferred long-term savings scheme as it is not a risky investment; it also offers complete tax-free benefits. For the quarter ending December, the interest on PPF account stands at 8 per cent. The popular scheme has an initial lock-in period of 15 years but can be extended in block of five ... Read More »

Tobacco products to have new pictorial warnings from September 1

Tobacco products will feature a fresh set of 85% pictorial health warnings from September 1. The Union health ministry on Monday notified a new set of health warnings for all tobacco products with validity extending up to the next two years. All tobacco products manufactured, imported or packaged on or after the said date will have to display these images. ... Read More »

People who have brain markers of Alzheimer’s may never develop dementia

A new study has uncovered why some people that have brain markers of Alzheimer’s never develop classic dementia that others do. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. People suffering from Alzheimer’s develop a buildup of two proteins that impair communications between nerve cells in the brain – plaques made of amyloid beta proteins and neurofibrillary tangles made ... Read More »

Have you heard of momnesia? A pregnancy complication, gynaecologists call it pregnant brain

Motherhood brings with it a host of changes in a woman, be it physical or mental. One of the many changes that hormonal fluctuations can cause is amnesia as the hormones alter the functional ability of the brain. Around 50-80% of expectant mothers report having memory lapse or concentration problems during or post-delivery, a phenomenon that is also described as ... Read More »

If you have high cholesterol levels avoid these foods full of trans fats

Fat is an important part of any balanced diet but the type of fat you eat matters the most particularly when it comes to cholesterol levels, so make sure you are avoiding the ones that cause health problems. Manoj Acharya, food consultant at Zappfresh and Mehar Rajput, nutritionist and dietician at Fitpass tells us about the foods that are full ... Read More »

Here’s Why Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Doesn’t Have a Single-Player Campaign

HIGHLIGHTS Black Ops 4 is out October 12 It’ll be available on PC, PS4, and Xbox One Black Ops 3 player trends led to lack of single-player Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 won’t have a single-player campaign, developer Treyarch confirmed in its reveal on Thursday, instead choosing to focus on multiplayer modes. And in an interview later that day, co-studio head Dan Bunting ... Read More »

How many drinks do you have in a week? It can predict how soon you will die

Here’s some sobering news. A large international study says adults should average no more than one alcoholic drink per day, and that means drinking guidelines in many countries may be far too loose. The study found that people who down more than seven drinks a week can expect to die sooner than those who drink less. “What this is saying ... Read More »

Developers ‘Have the Choice’ to Allow Xbox One Keyboard and Mouse Support: Microsoft

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft leave it up to developers to allow keyboard and mouse support It cites user accessibility and developer empowerment for this stance Some users feel that keyboard and mouse use in Xbox One games is cheating While native Xbox One keyboard and mouse support is yet to be revealed, that hasn’t stopped some from using third-party adapters to allow for keyboard and mouse ... Read More »

Kingdom Come: Deliverance PC Visuals Have Been Downgraded: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Kingdom Come: Deliverance doesn’t look as good as it did in its beta Foilage and details as well as lighting are lacking This comes after the game launched to mixed reviews Open-world role-playing game Kingdom Come: Deliverance has released to mixed reviews on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. And while the game has sold over 500,000 units on PC, it appears ... Read More »