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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 »

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 »

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 to Get More Free Content Than Any Other Game in Call of Duty History – Report

HIGHLIGHTS Black Ops 4’s free content includes maps and specialists Themed events could allow access to premium maps The game is out on October 12 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is out on October 12 and in the run up to this it seems that the game will have a wealth of free content drops, so much so that Activision ... Read More »

Google Parent Alphabet Reports Strong Results on Mobile Ads, YouTube, Other Bets

Google’s parent company Alphabet on Thursday reported profit in the recently-ended quarter leapt as money poured in from ads delivered to mobile devices and returns improved on “other bets.” Alphabet profit was up 32.4 percent to $6.7 billion (roughly Rs. 43,555 crores) on in the quarter on revenue that increased 24 percent to $27.8 billion (roughly Rs. 1,80,724 crores), up 24 percent from the ... Read More »

Redmi Note 4 Discounts and Other Xiaomi Product Offers on Flipkart, Amazon

HIGHLIGHTS The 4GB + 64 GB variant of the Redmi Note 4 now available for Rs. 10,999 The Mi Max 2 gets a price drop of Rs. 2,000 The Mi 10000mAh power bank is now available for Rs. 899 One of Xiaomi’s bestselling smartphones in India, the Redmi Note 4, can now be purchased at discounted prices, especially the 4GB + ... Read More »

Pizza Is Selling Like Hotcakes On Facebook…And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1 — Americans love ordering pizza on Facebook. In an effort to evolve to better serve their customers while also offering them more convenience, many restaurants are now letting patrons pay for their food using their Facebook and Amazon accounts. ... Read More »

iOS 10.3 Set to Bring IPL and Other Cricket Scores via Siri, Find My AirPods, and More

 Alongside the commercial release of iOS 10.2.1 to all iPhone and iPad users, Apple also released iOS 10.3 beta 1 to developers. The beta version introduces several useful features, the big highlight being the ability for Siri to show live scores from Indian Premiere League (IPL) and International Cricket Council (ICC) cricket matches, apart from answering other queries. iOS 10.3 ... Read More »

Samsung Ties Up With Imint for Video Stabilisation and Other Camera Features

Samsung has tied up with Sweden-based software company, Imint, for a new product. Under the development agreement with Samsung Electronics, Imint will reportedly make tweaks on its Vidhance software product for use by Samsung. Imint’s Vidhance offers a well-thought-out set of functions for the camera including Video Stabilisation, Live Auto Zoom, and Auto Curate. A Reuters press note on the ... Read More »

BlackBerry Mercury, Other New BlackBerry Phones to Be Launched Globally: BlackBerry

Even though TCL Communication Technology Holdings (TCT) recently confirmed to Gadgets360 that last phone to be designed and engineered by BlackBerry – the smartphone codenamed Mercury – won’t make it to the Indian market, it seems like there is a chance that the phone might make it to the country after all, albeit from a different manufacturer. This is because ... Read More »

Notes Ban Impact: EMIs To Fall As SBI, Other Banks Cut Lending Rates

New Delhi: Top PSU lenders State Bank of India, PNB and Union Bank on Sunday slashed their benchmark lending rates by up to 90 basis points, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked banks to priorities their lending towards the poor and middle class. The country’s largest lender, SBI, has reduced marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) ... Read More »