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Aaj Tak, India Today TV sweep Indian Television Academy Awards 2018

The India Today Group wins both Best Hindi and English News Channel. Continuing its winning streak for the 17th year, India’s no.1 Hindi News Brand , Aaj Tak once again dominated the Indian Television Academy Awards (ITA). Adding to the laurels of the India Today Group, India Today TV also bagged the award for best ‘English news channel’. Making the leadership undisputed, the Hindi and English News channels from TV Today Network Ltd, Aaj Tak and India Today TV have won the top awards across multiple categories at the Indian…

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Amitav Ghosh honoured with Jnanpith Award 2018

oted English writer Amitav Ghosh has been honoured with this year’s Jnanpith Award, a literary award given to an author for “outstanding contribution towards literature”, Bharatiya Jnanpith announced Friday. “Amitav Ghosh is a path- breaking novelist. In his novels, Ghosh treads through historical settings to the modern era and weaves a space where the past connects with the present in relevant ways. His fiction is endowed with extraordinary depth and substance through his academic training as a historian and a social anthropologist,” a statement from Bharatiya Jnanpith read. The decision…

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The Best and Worst International Airlines for Small Business Travelers in 2018

Consumers choose a brand for a host of different reasons, and the new survey carried out by GraphicSprings.com asked international passengers which airline they would like to fly based just on the logo. And not surprisingly, depending on how you look at it, one of the best airlines in the world, Etihad was first. Remember this was just based on the logo of the company. This result highlights why it is significant for companies to put their best effort into all of their customer-facing products, whether it is a logo or something…

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DU admission 2018: Apply for diploma in cyber security by June 30

Delhi University has extended the last date of registrations by three weeks for those applying to Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security and Law until June 30. Officials said that this was to give applicants, who were unaware of the new course beginning this year, more time to apply. “This is the first year we have started the course, so not many students are aware of it. We also got a few requests from applicants asking the same,” explained Sunaina Kanojia the officer on special duty at the Institute of…

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Will the 2018 flu vaccine be effective against the deadly virus?

It is a high-stakes gamble with thousands of lives on the line. Yet twice a year, every year, the UN’s World Health Organization (WHO) bets on the flu — which virus types are likely to dominate in the coming season. On this basis, a vaccine is prepared months in advance. “We cannot say for sure which virus will be circulating,” said Wenqing Zhang, head of the WHO’s global influenza programme. “What we’re doing is based on the best possible surveillance information and analysis, and basically to bet, or to project,…

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Asus ZenFone 5z and ZenFone 5 (2018) First Impressions

HIGHLIGHTS Asus ZenFone 5z is a flagship smartphone with Snapdragon 845 SoC ZenFone 5 (2018) is a mid-range smartphone with an iPhone X-like notch Both smartphones feature metallic body, and dual rear cameras Asus has taken the wraps off its new ZenFone 5 smartphone range at MWC 2018, with devices that appeal to buyers at multiple price points. Right at the top of the lineup is the brand new ZenFone 5z, which has top-end hardware befitting a 2018 flagship, plus a notched screen that’s sure to be highly controversial. Then there’s also…

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