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Flying Abroad? No Departure Cards Required From July 1

New Delhi: Indians flying abroad will not be required to fill departure cards from next month. However, those going out of the country via rail, seaport and land immigration checkposts will have to fill the embarkation card. “It has been decided to discontinue the practice of filling up of the …

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Diageo Buys George Clooney’s Tequila Casamigos For $1 Billion

London: Diageo, the British maker of alcoholic drinks, said Wednesday it had agreed to buy Casamigos, an upscale tequila brand co-founded by Hollywood star George Clooney, in a deal worth up to $1 billion. “This is an exciting opportunity for Diageo to strengthen its participation in the fast growing tequila …

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Don’t report frauds below Rs 1 lakh to police: CVC to banks

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has asked public sector banks not to report frauds below Rs one lakh to local police, unless their staff is involved in such crimes. Earlier banks were mandated to report fraud of above Rs 10,000 and below Rs one lakh to police. The decision was …

Food

1,770 Calorie Cinnamon Roll Ice Cream Sandwich Topped with Bacon is the New Internet Frenzy

Which is the wackiest food combination that you have ever tried? Well, we are sure it is nothing as crazy as a Cinnamon Roll Ice Cream Sandwich topped with Bacon. Yes, you heard it right! And that’s not all, it racks up a whopping 1,770 calories, which makes it an …

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China’s Quantum Satellite Dispatches Transmissions Over a Record Distance of 1,200 Kilometres

A Chinese quantum satellite has dispatched transmissions over a distance of 1,200km (746 miles), a dozen times further than the previous record, a breakthrough in a technology that could be used to deliver secure messages, state media said on Friday. China launched the world’s first quantum satellite last August, to …

Android

Google Pixel and Pixel XL: Just 1 Million Units Sold in 8 Months?

Google’s flagship Android device has now sold over 1 million units, media reported, saying the figure was reached based on downloads of an application exclusive to the device. While this is a milestone in the eight-month history of Pixel seen as Google’s answer to the Apple iPhone, the number is …

Finance

Home buyers, wait for GST rollout on July 1. Here’s why

Is it a good time to buy a house? This is the perennial question on the minds of home buyers. But this question assumes significance as India moves to a new indirect tax regime, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1. Experts say that buyers will benefit if …

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Nike to slash 1,400 jobs, cut sneaker styles in shakeup

In this Wednesday, March 22, 2017, file photo, the Nike logo appears above the post where it trades on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. On Thursday, June 15, 2017, Nike said it plans to cut about 1,400 jobs, reduce the number of sneaker styles it offers by …