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- With 20 cross-border firing deaths in 2018 already, Arun Sharma, writing in the Indian Express, travels along the Jammu and Kashmir International Border and the Line of Control to tell of life in this zone of conflict.
- From food stalls that pop up late at night to a breakfast of champions, the best food in Indore is to be had on the streets, writes Shirin Mehrotra in the Mint.
- In the Hindu Business Line, Janice Pariat writes about reclaiming her mother tongue, Khasi.
- Writing for Bloomberg, Michael Lewis goes to Washington in search of United States President Donald Trump and winds up watching the State of the Union speech with Steve Bannon.
- The Vatican seems desperate to beat Protestantism in the race for Chinese souls. But can it convince the population that it’s not a “cult”? Caroline Kitchener exploresthe question in the Atlantic.
- In Vulture, American music legend Quincy Jones speaks to David Marchese about Michael Jackson, his relationship with the Trumps, and the problem with modern pop.
- Born in 1842, here’s what American psychologist William Jones got right about consciousness 150 years ago, writes Micheal Gazzaniga in Nautilus.
- Surveillance Valley: Why are internet companies like Google in bed with cops and spies, asks Yasha Levine in the Baffler.
- In Cabinet, Christopher Turner writes about the time when Hollywood dabbled with using the sensation of smell in its movies.
- At the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, in Pyeongchang, as at every modern Olympics since 1896, the science of timekeeping will play a central role, writes Alan Burdick in the New Yorker.
Starting 16th July at 4:00pm, Flipkart will be hosting its Big Shopping Days sale over 3 days (till 19th July). This mega online shopping event is just what a sale should be, promising not just the best discounts but also buying options such as no cost EMIs, buyback guarantee and product exchanges. A shopping festival this big, packed with deals that you can’t get yourself to refuse, can get overwhelming. So don’t worry, we’re here to tell you why Big Shopping Days is the only sale you need, with these helpful hints and highlights.
Samsung Galaxy On Nxt (64 GB)
A host of entertainment options, latest security features and a 13 MP rear camera that has mastered light come packed in sleek metal unibody. The sale offers an almost 40% discount on the price. Moreover, there is a buyback guarantee which is part of the deal.
Original price: Rs. 17,900
Big Shopping Days price: Rs. 10,900
Samsung 32 inches HD Ready LED TV
Another blockbuster deal in the sale catalogue is this audio and visual delight. Apart from a discount of 41%, the deal promises no-cost EMIs up to 12 months.
Original price: Rs. 28,890
Big Shopping Days price: Rs. 10,900
Intel Core I3 equipped laptops
These laptops will make a thoughtful college send-off gift or any gift for that matter. Since the festive season is around the corner, you might want to make use of this sale to bring your A-game to family festivities.
Original price: Rs. 25,590
Big Shopping Days price: Rs. 21,900
If you’ve been planning a mid-year wardrobe refresh, Flipkart’s got you covered. The Big Shopping Days offer 50% to 80% discount on men’s clothing. You can pick from a host of top brands including Adidas and Wrangler.
With more sale hours, Flipkart’s Big Shopping Days sale ensures we can spend more time perusing and purchasing these deals. Apart from the above-mentioned products, you can expect up to 80% discount across categories including mobiles, appliances, electronics, fashion, beauty, home and furniture.
Features like blockbuster deals that are refreshed every 8 hours along with a price crash, rush hour deals from 4-6 PM on the starting day and first-time product discounts makes this a shopping experience that will have you exclaiming “Sale ho to aisi! (warna na ho)”
Set your reminders and mark your calendar, Flipkart’s Big Shopping Days starts 16th July, 4 PM and end on 19th July. To participate in 80 hours of shopping madness, click here.
This article was produced by the Scroll marketing team on behalf of Flipkart and not by the Scroll editorial team.