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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. 4 reasons to never skip it

Know someone who’s the first one to get on a fad diet? Whether it is intermittent fasting, low carb, high fat, and no carbs at night – you name it and they are the first ones to try it. Well, that person is me. I feel like I have been on this perennial quest to find out what’s healthy eating really like? ... Read More »

World Emoji Day 2018: Twitter, Facebook Reveal Usage Statistics, Apple Releases 70 New Emoji Characters

Apple unveils 70 new emoji characters coming later this year. HIGHLIGHTS Cake emoji is the most used by Indians on Facebook ‘Crying while laughing’ emoji is used frequently on Twitter in India Apple has released custom emojis of its top management World Emoji Day 2018, similar to each iteration since 2014, is on Tuesday, July 17. World Emoji Day was ... Read More »

Term of the day: Insurance persistency ratio

Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint In life insurance, persistency ratio is an important metric to track as persistency is a key driver of profitability for an insurer. In insurance parlance, policy retention is known as “persistency” and “persistency ratio” measures how long customers stay with their policies, by looking at the number of policy renewals year after year. The ratio is measured ... Read More »

World Down Syndrome Day: 10 things to know about the disease

In 2012, the United Nations first observed World Down Syndrome Day, to raise awareness about the disease. Down Syndrome (DS), is also called as Trisomy 21, and is a common genetic birth disorder where extra genetic material causes delays in the child’s mental and physical development. While each cell in the human body contains 23 pairs of chromosomes, individuals with ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus Price Leaked a Day Before Launch

Redmi 5 has previously been rumoured to go on sale on December 10 HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Redmi 5 2GB RAM + 16GB storage variant will allegedly cost $199.99 Redmi 5 Plus with 3GB RAM + 32GB storage is said to cost $249.99 Both the listings were by a seller named Xiaomi Online Store With the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus launch event around the ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Gets Over Half a Million Registrations in a Day, Ahead of Friday Flash Sale

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 has clocked over 600,000 registrations just a day after it was launched with much fanfare at Xiaomi’s event held in Beijing, where it also took time to introduce Mi Note 3 and Mi Notebook Pro laptop. While this is good news for Xiaomi, it should be kept in mind that these are just registration numbers and not pre-bookings. The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 ... Read More »

International Literacy Day: CM Das sets target to achieve full literacy in Jharkhand by 2020

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Friday said that the state aims to be fully literate by 2020. Speaking on the occasion of International Literacy Day and welcoming Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, the minister said the about 32 lakh people in the state have become literate in the first 1,000 days of his government’s rule. Das said that the state has ... Read More »

Teacher’s Day: These people left their lucrative jobs to tutor students online

  There was a time when teaching methods were limited to blackboards, books and teachers’ narration. But with the digital revolution, online teaching websites and apps have changed the game. Now students can access knowledge through videos with teachers making learning visually interactive. This change in format is credited to some qualified individuals who ahve passed out from prestigious universities. ... Read More »

Teacher’s Day: These people left their lucrative jobs to tutor students online

There was a time when teaching methods were limited to blackboards, books and teachers’ narration. But with the digital revolution, online teaching websites and apps have changed the game. Now students can access knowledge through videos with teachers making learning visually interactive. This change in format is credited to some qualified individuals who ahve passed out from prestigious universities. They ... Read More »

Free PC Game Available On Steam For One Day Only

2013’s Shadow Warrior, the 3D reboot of the classic shooter of the same name, puts you in control of hero Lo Wang as he hacks, slashes, and shoots his way through enemies. Now you can pick up the PC version of the game for free on Steam for a limited time. The offer expires tomorrow at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM BST. ... Read More »