India Forest Services, shortly referred as the IFS, is one of the Civil Services wing of India. IFS belongs to the All India Services Group other than Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and the Indian Police Service (IPS). Indian Forest Service was formed in 1966 under the All India Services Act 1951. Candidates are recruited into the India Forest Services through a competition examination which is held every year at the national level. The onus of administering and conducting the India Forest Services( IFS) Examination lies with Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), an authorized central... Read More
The Music Center Present the 3rd Annual Grand Park Downtown BookFest
Los Angeles- The Music Center Presents Grand Park Downtown Book Fest, scheduled to return for the third year in a row. What is unique about this book festival, it is the only book festival in Los Angeles that focused exclusively on the creativity of local authors, publishers, booksellers and aspiring literary creators. This expansive outdoor literary experience offers book lovers of all ages access not only to a large coalition of Los Angeles-based presses, publishers and authors, but also to book related experiences,... Read More
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will conduct Civil Services Exam 2015 to select candidates for recruitment in various departments and ministries under Govt. of India. Also referred to as Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT),this competitive exam is conducted every year, in two stages and this year it is scheduled to be held on 23rd August 2015 (Prelims) and on 18th December 2015 (Main). Civil Services Exam- Dates to RememberApplication form will be available from- 16th May 2015. Last date to submit application form- 12th June 2015. Civil Services Exam Date (Prelims)- 23rd... Read More
State Bank of India is a public sector Indian Multinational Bank. It is one of the financial service in the country with its headquarters in Mumbai, India. It is the largest banking services provider with more than 17000 branches all over the world. As it is one of the biggest firms of the country therefore it requires a huge manpower as well. To recruit candidates, it conducts entrance test for different posts. SBI PO exam is one of those exams. It is conducted by SBI to recruit the candidates for the post of Probationary Officer. To apply in SBI PO 2015 exam, candidates will have to fill... Read More
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will issue Special Class Railway Apprentice (SCRA) result for all the candidates who appeared in SCRA exam 2015 for recruitment on various posts in Mechanical Department of Indian Railway. The examination was held on 18th January 2015 at numerous examination centres in the country. Candidates can check the result on the official website by entering some necessary details. In the result, they would be able to see if they are selected for next round of recruitment process i,.e personal interview and document verification. How to check SCRA 2015 Result... Read More
The fateful words, ‘God, it was beastly hot in Calcutta’, uttered by a friend who was a Pan Am stewardess (the politically-correct term back then), had put the future Queen of Suspense on a very different career trajectory than the one she has become famous for the world over. Deciding that she, like her friend, wanted to see the world, a very young Mary Higgins signed up as a fellow Pan Am stewardess and was soon doing runs to Europe, Africa and Asia. Some were more memorable than others like the time she ended up in Syria during a revolution or the time she found herself on the last flight... Read More
I review books, and have a few hundred posted in the public domain. Writers constantly request me to write reviews of their books. Of late, I have resorted to writing reviews only of the books I like and politely turn away many that I don’t, author notwithstanding. Why? Because reviews sell books, I’m told. But what I have experienced is that while good reviews do not necessarily sell books, a bad review by a respected reviewer can stop a book in its tracks. And I do not want to hurt anyone’s career, unless they are established writers now resorting to writing junk and riding on their fame,... Read More
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There is a book tour on her site. http://zaheennanji.com/book/booktourzaheennanjiresilience.html
Shaun you're probably nearer the mark than most. "mmm...right right" spoken with contemplative "yawn" inflection when you join a writers' group or dare blurt out in front of established writers (any writers) you tend to scribble, usually sending all...
Very interesting train of thoughts, but I found myself asking, what about those that write under a ghost name...is it to keep their privacy, or perhaps lack of ego...I actually can see both sides, especially when you are talking about writing fiction....