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Breaking news : Staff of the East Bay Times, for their coverage of the Ghost Ship fire

Breaking news photography : Daniel Berehulak, freelancer, for his photography of government assault on drug dealers and users in the Philippines

Commentary : Peggy Noonan of the Wall Street Journal, for her coverage of the election season

Criticism : Hilton Als of the New Yorker, for his theater reviews

Editorial cartooning : Jim Morin of the Miami Herald, for his political cartoons

Editorial writing : Art Cullen of the Storm Lake Times, for his coverage of Iowa’s corporate agricultural interests

Explanatory reporting : International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, McClatchy and Miami Herald, for the Panama Papers

Feature photography : E. Jason Wambsgans of the Chicago Tribune, for his photo essay on a child who survived a shooting in Chicago

Feature writing : C.J. Chivers of the New York Times, for his feature on a Marine’s life after the war

International reporting : Staff of the New York Times, for reporting on Vladimir Putin’s efforts to project Russia’s power abroad

Investigative reporting : Eric Eyre of the Charleston Gazette-Mail, for his coverage of the West Virginia opioid epidemic

Local reporting : Staff of the Salt Lake Tribune, for their coverage of sexual assault at Brigham Young University

National reporting : David A. Fahrenthold of the Washington Post, for his coverage of the question of Donald Trump’s philanthropy

Public service : New York Daily News and ProPublica, for Sarah Ryley’s series on NYPD-led evictions

Arts and letters

Biography : The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between, by Hisham Matar

Drama : Sweat, by Lynn Nottage

Fiction : The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead

General nonfiction : Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, by Matthew Desmond

History : Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971, by Heather Ann Thompson

Music : Angel’s Bone, by Du Yun

Poetry : Olio, by Tyehimba Jess

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Diseases and Diagnostic tests


Bilirubin test – Hepatiits.
Biopsy test – cancer.
Dots test – Tuberculosis.
ELISA test – AIDS.
Histamine test – Leprosy.
Mamography test – Breast cancer.
Mantoux test – Tuberculosis.
Neva Test – AIDS.
Pap smear test – cervical cancer.
Shick test- Diphtheria.
Tine Test – Tuberculosis.
Tourniquet test – Dengue fever.
Waserman Test – Syphilis.
Western Blot – AIDS.
Widal test – Typhoid.


Important Battles In Indian History Part 2


Battle Year Place Winner Loser .
First Anglo-Afghan War 1842 Afghanistan British East India Company Dost Mohammad Khan (Emir of Afghanistan) .
Gwalior Campaign 1843 Gwalior British East India Company Maratha Empire .
Battle of Ferozeshah 1845 Ferozeshah British East India Company Sikh Empire .
Battle of Mudki 1845 Mudki British East India Company Sikh Empire .
Battle of Aliwal 1846 Aliwal British East India Company Sikh Empire .
Battle of Sobraon 1846 Sobraon British East India Company Sikh Empire .
Battle of Ramnagar 1848 Ramnagar Sikh Empire British East India Company .
Battle of Chillianwala 1849 Chillianwala Sikh Empire British East India Company .
Battle of Gujrat 1849 Gujrat British East India Company Sikh Empire .
Siege of Multan 1849 Multan British East India Company Multan .
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Combinations and Permutations


Permutation and combination related questions are common in PSC and Bank exams.

Before going to Combinations and Permutations, first lean about factorial. .

If \'n\' is a positive integer then, factorial of n is denoted as n! . .

5! = ( 1 x 2 x 3 x 4 x 5 ) = 120.

4! = (1 x 2 x 3 x 4 ) = 24.

Permutations are for lists of items, whose order matters and combinations are for group of items where order doesn’t matter. in other words, .

When the order of items doesn\'t matter, it is called as Combination.
When the order of items does matter it is called as Permutation.

The number of permutations of n objects taken r at a time is determined by using this formula:.

P(n,r)=n!/(n−r)! .

Permutation : Listing your 3 favourite football team in order, from list of...