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Quality of education slipping, says panel Where should I invest to finance my son’s education 7-8 years from now? Education briefs for Monday, June 18 Spotlight: Fireball Approves Aims to Protect Online Buyers from Scams 94% of Diners Will Choose a Restaurant Based on Online Reviews 68% of Workers Still Get Most Work Done in Traditional Offices TCS shares rise over 2%, gain Rs 16,539 crore in market cap on share buyback plan Give your home a rustic makeover with wooden frames, classic rugs To simplify syllabus, Tamil Nadu scraps language paper-II for higher secondary exams

Quality of education slipping, says panel

Sanjeev Singh Bariana Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 17 The special committee on schools suggested by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has noted that the

Where should I invest to finance my son’s education 7-8 years from now?

Query: I am a central government employee and will be retiring shortly. I will get retirement benefits of about Rs 1.5 crore. Where should I invest this

Education briefs for Monday, June 18

Denzine named chief of VCU faculty affairs RICHMOND — Virginia Commonwealth University has a new head of faculty affairs. Gypsy Denzine has been named the

Spotlight: Fireball Approves Aims to Protect Online Buyers from Scams

The sharing economy and online selling platforms have brought about many new opportunities for entrepreneurs and consumers. But it has also led to new opportunities

94% of Diners Will Choose a Restaurant Based on Online Reviews

What goes into the decision-making process when a diner is looking for a restaurant? According to the new TripAdvisor “Influences on Diner Decision-Making” survey, 94%

68% of Workers Still Get Most Work Done in Traditional Offices

The way we work has changed across the board, but the traditional office still persists when it comes to the workplace. And according to the

TCS shares rise over 2%, gain Rs 16,539 crore in market cap on share buyback plan

Shares of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) ended with over 2% gains on Wednesday, adding Rs 16,539 crore to its market valuation, on the company’s plan

Give your home a rustic makeover with wooden frames, classic rugs

Make your home look artistic and rustic with old-looking wooden doors and window frames. Or you can bring in some copper and bronze metal objects

To simplify syllabus, Tamil Nadu scraps language paper-II for higher secondary exams

In order to simplify the state higher secondary (HSc) syllabus, the school education department on Monday issued an order to abolish Tamil and English language

Alonso ‘lucky’ to be alive

Alonso ‘lucky’ to be alive

Fernando Alonso felt ‘lucky’ to be alive after walking away from a spectacular crash that left his obliterated McLaren scattered across the Albert Park circuit and brought a halt to the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday. “I’m okay; I’m trying [...]

April 3, 2016 News
22 Ways To Fill Your Home With Color

22 Ways To Fill Your Home With Color

1. This jellyfish shower curtain. Get it here for $68. 2. These nesting storage boxes. Get them here for $35. 3. This bright knife set. Get it here for $16.95. 4. This bubbly clock. Get it here for $30. 5. [...]

April 3, 2016 Home Deco
Manhattan Average Apartment Price Passes $2 Million

Manhattan Average Apartment Price Passes $2 Million

Big Apple, big price tags: A new report finds that average Manhattan apartment prices have cracked the $2 million mark for the first time. Douglas Elliman Real Estate, which produces the quarterly report with appraisal firm Miller Samuel, found that [...]

April 3, 2016 Real Estate
Coal India’s Jharkhand arm posts record output of 61 mn tonnes

Coal India’s Jharkhand arm posts record output of 61 mn tonnes

Coal India’s Jharkhand arm Central Coalfields Ltd (CCL) posted a record production of 61.35 million tonnes (MT) in 2015-16, which was the second consecutive year of double digit growth for the company. “This is the second consecutive year when Central [...]

April 3, 2016 Business
Socialite townhouse flipper Janna Bullock faces lawsuit from architect who designed her enormous yacht

Socialite townhouse flipper Janna Bullock faces lawsuit from architect who designed her enormous yacht

High-flying Manhattan socialite and notorious Russian townhouse flipper Janna Bullock has been hit with yet another lawsuit. An architect who designed homes, hotels — and even an enormous yacht — for the former Guggenheim Museum board-member and girl about town [...]

April 3, 2016 Home Deco
Monetary incentives for healthy behaviour can work well: study

Monetary incentives for healthy behaviour can work well: study

Monetary rewards for eating healthy can pay off both in the pocketbook and in positive psychological factors like internal motivation to eat fruits and vegetables over time, a new study has found. “Some psychological research and theories suggest that if [...]

April 3, 2016 Business
Jaypee Group sells cement plants to Ultratech

Jaypee Group sells cement plants to Ultratech

The deal will help JP Associates reduce its debt, which runs into thousands of crores of rupees Debt-ridden Jaiprakash Associates on Thursday announced the part sale of its cement business to the Kumarmangalam Birla-led Ultratech for Rs 15,900 crore, marking [...]

April 3, 2016 News
31 Home Decor Products From Target That Only Look Expensive

31 Home Decor Products From Target That Only Look Expensive

1. A dotty accent table with maximal storage space underneath. 2. A hedgehog lamp that looks pretty sharp. 3. Removable wallpaper stripes to class up your home without pissing off your landlord. Available in black, silver, and gold. 4. A [...]

April 3, 2016 Home Deco
Tired of rising rent? Maybe you should consider becoming a landlord

Tired of rising rent? Maybe you should consider becoming a landlord

The stock market is looking wobbly. Bonds are paying you about what you’re losing to inflation. And the rest of the investment landscape is about as reliable as the latest presidential candidate poll. So if you’re wondering how to get [...]

April 3, 2016 Real Estate
Australia opposes Trump’s Asia nuclear policy: PM Turnbull

Australia opposes Trump’s Asia nuclear policy: PM Turnbull

Australia opposes Donald Trump’s suggestion that Japanand South Korea should develop nuclear weapons since this would “add considerably” to the risk of regional conflict, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said today. The Republican presidential front-runner had declared he would withdraw US [...]

April 3, 2016 Business
Piped gas, CNG prices fall by Rs 1.5 per kg

Piped gas, CNG prices fall by Rs 1.5 per kg

Fertilizer, power and steel companies to benefit here is good news in store for homemakers who use piped natural gas (PNG) for cooking and motorists who use compressed natural gas (CNG) with prices of PNG and CNG likely to come [...]

April 3, 2016 News
Miami-style beachfront compound to hit market for $8M in Brooklyn

Miami-style beachfront compound to hit market for $8M in Brooklyn

A 17,000-square-foot private oceanfront compound straight out of South Beach is set to hit the market for $8 million in Manhattan Beach. The unique three-story gated residence, which sits down a cul-de-sac by Brighton Beach, even has an infinity pool, [...]

April 3, 2016 Home Deco