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Opinion | Align personal values and financial decisions to live life on your terms

Are your money values in line with your personal values? Money values are important as financial decisions are based on them. They are driven by one’s experience in managing money and outlook on money. Often, I find that money values are not in line with personal values and this is the cause for being perennially worried about finances. The way ... Read More »

Why states with best quality school education need to focus on improving infrastructure

This data is meant to be used to incetivise states to improve the quality of their education outcomes through “competitive and cooperative federalism”. (Express photo) Niti Aayog’s recently-released School Education Quality Index (SEQI) is yet another pointer towards the yawning north-south divide in education outcomes, with Kerala leading the ranking of 20 large states’ performance in school education, and Uttar ... Read More »

Let the games begin: Apple’s big bet on gaming

Alongside the star attractions – three new iPhones and the new Apple Watch – Apple announced the launch date of its gaming service called Apple Arcade. The service was announced earlier this in March and since then there has been a sense of curiosity about how it will be priced. Apple took everyone by surprise when it kept the price ... Read More »

AFL takes lead on mental health issues in positive if long overdue move

 Jack Steven told his St Kilda teammates in February he would take time away from the game to deal with mental health issues. Photograph: Jonathan DiMaggio/AFL Photos/via Getty Images In 2016, Tom Boyd wrote his name into the folklore of the Western Bulldogs when he helped bring the AFL premiership cup to Whitten Oval. His fourth-quarter goal from outside the 50m arc ... Read More »

FDA cracks down on rogue CBD products touting unproven health claims

The FDA is trying to speed up its work to institute regulatory policies surrounding the rapidly growing CBD market while several companies sell products with unproven medical claims(Credit: Omstudio/Depositphotos) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is cracking down on a number of companies selling cannabidiol (CBD) products accompanied by unsubstantiated health claims. The latest target is a company called Curaleaf, ... Read More »

FLIPKART GRAND GADGET DAYS: DEALS ON LAPTOPS, TABLETS, MOBILE ACCESSORIES, MORE

It is such a great time to be a consumer on e-commerce platforms! Just days after Amazon Prime Days sale, Flipkart Big Shopping Days, and Mi Turns 5 sale, Flipkart is now back with another three day sale period — Grand Gadget Days. The sale period kicked off on 25 July and will go till 27 July. Flipkart’s gadget sale includes offers on laptops, audio, gaming, cameras, ... Read More »

Health Experts Agree on 7 Nutrients to Make You Feel Happy and Healthy

Dietary nutrients are critical for brain structure and function, so they have a potentially profound impact on mental health. An increasingly robust body of research points to the detrimental effect of unhealthy diets and nutrient deficiencies, and to the protective value of healthy diets — along with select nutritional supplements as required — for maintaining and promoting mental health. Research literature ... Read More »

Draft Policy Proposes Increased Expenditure On Education

Draft National Education Policy makes provisions for increased investment in Education NEW DELHI:  When the Draft Education Policy was released, the suggested three-language formula got all the attention leaving several other major aspects of the policy unattended. The Draft National Education Policy, which had been in the making for quite some time now, is available in the public domain for suggestions and ... Read More »

Lightning Kills Man in Maharashtra while Talking on Mobile Phone

Akola: A 22-year-old man on Saturday died after being struck by lightning while talking on a mobile phone in Maharashtra’s Akola district, police said. An official said Abhijit Srikrishna Ingle (22), a resident of Waghjali village in Barshitakali taluka here, was standing under a tree to protect himself from rain when the incident happened at around 4.00 p.m. “One more person ... Read More »

French medics warn health service is on brink of collapse

People take part in a demonstration near the French Health ministry in Paris. Photograph: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images Emergency room doctors and nurses have protested outside the French health ministry amid strikes at dozens of hospitals across the country as medics warned that budget cuts were leading France’s world-class health system to the brink of collapse and putting patients’ lives at ... Read More »