Stuart dedicated the book to his mother, who died when he was 16. “My mother is in every page of this book, and without her I wouldn’t be here and my work wouldn’t be here,” Stuart said, declaring himself “absolutely stunned” to win. … [Read more...] about Booker Prize 2020: Scottish writer Douglas Stuart wins for ‘Shuggie Bain’ set in Thatcher-era Glasgow
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“In case the insurer fails to resolve the complaint within 30 days of its receipt or the resolution provided by an insurer is not to the satisfaction of the complainant, he/she can approach the Insurance Ombudsman,” the government reply to the Parliament said in September. … [Read more...] about Misselling complaints against insurers down 70% between 2014-2020
The year 2018-19, reported a 67% increase in the number of (4,855) cases detected over 2017-18 (2,911 cases). During the year 2018-19 and 2019-20, more than 4,000 cases each were reported, indicating a rise in gold smuggling cases compared to previous years. … [Read more...] about Gold smuggling: More than 11,000 kg gold worth Rs 3,122 crore seized over five years across Indian airports
Seeking to allay the fears of Chennai’s residents, Commissioner for Revenue Administration, Atulya Misra told The Lede, “The outflow is being closely regulated considering inflow, rainfall in catchment areas, water levels in feeding water bodies and capacity of Adyar river. Zones 11, 12, 13, 9 and 5 are on high alert and people living in vulnerable areas are being shifted to relief camps.” … [Read more...] about Cyclone Nivar may make landfall today: Could it be a repeat of 2015 floods for Chennai?
“The partnership assumes special significance for India in the wake of the severe disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic in the Indian — and the global — economy. In the post-COVID era, comprehensive digitalisation will be an absolute necessity for the revitalisation of the Indian economy,” said Reliance in its note shared with the press. … [Read more...] about With Jio’s support, WhatsApp a step closer to becoming a ‘super app’