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2019-11-07

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MOST HONEST CITIES: THE READER'S DIGEST "LOST WALLET" TEST

2019-04-28

MOST HONEST: Hensiki, Finland-- wallets returned: 11 out of 12. “Finns are naturally honest” . “We are a small, quiet, closely-knit community. We have little corruption, and we don’t even run red lights.”  Honesty is an inner conviction. These are the nicest places in America. LEAST HONEST: Lisbon, Portugal-- wallets returned: 1 out of 12. Interestingly, our reporter learned that the two who returned the wallet weren’t from Lisbon at all—they were visiting from Holland. The remaining eleven wallets were taken, money and all...

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Who did the Greeks called “IDIOTS”?

2019-04-28

Ancient Greece was famously the birth place of democracy- the first recognisable elections happened in Greek city states around the 5th century BC. But even then not all people eligible to vote did so. There was even a special word to describe people who didn’t. 
And that word was: “IDIOT!”

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HEATHROW GOES HI-TECH

2019-04-28

Passengers travelling from Heathrow will be able to check in and board their flight without showing a passport from this summer. A £50 million project to install permanent facial recognition technology at Britain’s biggest airport is intended to reduce time spent passing through by up to a third as travellers will not need to show a boarding pass either. It is the biggest single deployment of biometric technology in the world. Gatwick confirmed yesterday that it would run a second trial of facial recognition technology next month. ”DID FACIAL RECOGNITION REPLACE BOAR..

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HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW- ELECTIONS 2019?

2019-04-17

This election season, 

Let's brag and boast our knowledge.💃

Here's an assignment for all of you. 

1. Top five parties according to last election which were held in 2014?

2. How many Seats are there in total? 

3. When is the result date? 

4. Are the elections happening simultaneously all over India on one day? If yes then when? If no then explain procedure. 

5. When is elections in Kolkata and the name of  candidates from your respective constituency?

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Why "GAME OF THRONES" is the Best-Kept secret of our time?

2019-04-17

Watching Sunday night's premiere of the final season of "Game of Thrones",wondering what will happen next, i had a thought: Why don't we already know what's going to happen next? I've asked myself that question before, and I still don't think I have a good answer. We live in a world where ivestigative reporters can wrinkle out.  Given the enormous fan interest in what's going to happen next? Why don't editors assign a few of their people to try to find out? There could be three theories.  First(harder) theory: The way va..

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Jet Airways grounded

2019-04-10

Jet Airways currently stopped its operations for all domestic and international flights amid lack of funds. 

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Jamal Khashoggi's Kin's Reaction

2019-04-09

The children of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have received million-dollar houses in the kingdom and monthly five-figure payments as compensation for the killing of their father, according to current and former Saudi officials as well as people close to the family.   Khashoggi's two sons and two daughters may also receive much larger payouts - possibly tens of millions of dollars apiece - as part of "blood money" negotiations that are expected to ensue when the trials of Khashoggi's accused killers are completed in the coming months, according to the offic..

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Venezuela Has 20 Tons of Gold Ready to Ship

2019-02-04

Venezuela Has 20 Tons of Gold Ready to Ship. Address Unknown Venezuelan lawmaker Jose Guerra dropped a bombshell on Twitter Tuesday: The Russian Boeing 777 that had landed in Caracas the day before was there to spirit away 20 tons of gold from the vaults of the country’s central bank. The claim set off a welter of social media speculation and outrage.   With strongman President Nicolas Maduro losing control of the country’s already-scant finances and reserves thanks to U.S. sanctions, who can put his hands on the nation’s estimated 200 tons of gold at home and ..

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problem of plenty...World's 26 richest people own as much as poorest 50%

2019-01-21

Remember the TV ads where “dadaji” blesses newly married couples, kisses young kids and shakes a leg even as the jingle “asli masala sach sach” plays in the background? That’s Dharam Pal Gulati, who at 95, is probably the world’s oldest ad star. And that’s not his only claim to fame. Gulati is the owner of the Rs 2,000-crore Mahashaya Di Hatti (MDH) group and has just been conferred the Padma Bhushan for trade and industry. Gulati, a class V dropout, is also reported to be the highest earning CEO in the FMCG sector, taking home a salary of above ..

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Mastercard is removing its name ...Jim Yong Kim, will resign ...Bandhan Bank is acquiring Gruh Finance...NCERT textbooks will be reduced by 10 to 15%

2019-01-08

  IIT Exam Or General Knowledge Paper? Questions On ISRO And NASA Abbreviations Asked! Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2019 Paper 2 which is conducted for the entrance into architecture courses, reportedly asked students about the full form of ISRO and NASA in its aptitude section. It is the first-ever exam to be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) that asked 15 questions - all based on general knowledge. (now even they have realised that student should be aware about things beyind the books..hopefully u all will c the winds of change in education system and ..

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