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This $10 multi-use kitchen gadget is a strainer, scooper, and server all in one – and it helps reduce the clutter in my kitchen

In a small kitchen, every object needs to serve a deliberate purpose to earn its spot – if it’s multipurpose, that’s even better. When countertop and cabinet space is prime real estate, there’s no room for unused kitchen gadgets, too-large tools, or any other products that will create unnecessary clutter. The good news is that there are plenty of multipurpose products ... Read More »

Opinion | The role of finance commissions in sustainable development

Irrespective of controversies around the remit of 15th Finance Commission (FC), it is evident from its terms of reference that the government wants it to play a key role in fostering sustainable development in India. Indeed, constitutional status and the ability to suggest far-reaching reforms on financing, allocation and use of funds by three tiers of governance makes the central ... Read More »

Couple dangerously hangs out of a moving train for the perfect Instagram photo

A glamorous travel blogging couple have been slammed for dangling precariously out of a moving train in Sri Lanka for an Instagram photo. Influencers Raquel and Miguel, from Portugal, posted the daring shot to their 200,000 followers on the social media site — and fans are calling the act “irresponsible”. Instagrammers Raquel and Miguel from the @explorerssaurus_ account have been ... Read More »

Looking to Grow Your Startup? Blogging is the Answer

Presumably, you’ve entered the market with a new product or service that accommodates your clients’ needs or problems. If that is so, you are going to want your target market to know you and trust you. Blogging has become one of the most valuable tools startups use to establish, maintain and nurture the relationship with their customers, and it’s clear ... Read More »

Taking blogging to the bank

LUBBOCK, Texas – Since the creation of Instagram, there are now over one billion users online, and from that worldwide network has emerged Instagram bloggers. The bloggers, or also known as ‘influencers,” have started partnering with local and national businesses to promote their product. James Hodgins runs Texas Tech’s social media lab, and said people are more likely to buy ... Read More »

Blogging the Big Game: Patriots claim 13-3 Super Bowl victory

ATLANTA, GA (KXAN) — Super Bowl 53 is underway from Atlanta. The New England Patriots are considered short favorites (-2.5) to win over the Los Angeles Rams. COIN TOSS: The Rams win the toss with tails. LA deferred to the second half. The Patriots get the ball first. 1ST POSSESSION: New England’s promising, first drive was halted on Tom Brady’s first pass. ... Read More »

The Latest: Zimbabwe charges labor leader with subversion

Zimbabwe police have charged the leader of the country’s largest labor union with subverting the constitutional government. The lawyer for Japhet Moyo, the secretary general of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions said he has been charged with subversion for his role in organizing last week’s national strike that the government said degenerated into riots. The protests prompted the government ... Read More »

India’s Defence Budget is Nearly Five Times the Health Budget

New Delhi: An analysis of the government’s budget allocation on major items shows that India continues to spend approximately five times more on defence than on health care. Defence accounts for 11% of India’s overall expenditures and health accounts for 2%. India’s defence allocation this year (2019-2020) is Rs 2,82,733 crore and health allocation is Rs 63,538. The defence budget is 4.8 times ... Read More »

BLOGGING THE VIEW: Stretching those cents in January

MY very fleeting relationship with money becomes even more fleeting as the days of January roll on, and it’s time to get into Super Saver mode. Despite all my best efforts at budgeting, and promises to make that early December payment last until mid-July, the New Year always kicks off in the red. But I know I’m not alone here, ... Read More »

Education: How to prepare young people for the future

According to the World Talent Report published by Switzerland-based IMD in November last year, Hong Kong lost the first place in Asia, getting beaten by Singapore. With the report stirring much public discussion, I wish to make two observations: Firstly, an ability to solve problems is the key. Hong Kong ranked 56th globally in the list of “total public expenditure ... Read More »