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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

If you have high cholesterol levels avoid these foods full of trans fats

If you have high cholesterol levels avoid these foods full of trans fats

Fat is an important part of any balanced diet but the type of fat you eat matters the most particularly when it comes to cholesterol levels, so make sure you are avoiding the ones that cause health problems. Manoj Acharya, [...]

May 25, 2018 Health
5 things you can do to cure your smartphone addiction

5 things you can do to cure your smartphone addiction

Smartphones have taken over our lives. Why are we checking Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, then Facebook again when we just wanted to check the weather? Turns out, smartphone addiction is by design. Think of the constant stream of notifications, color schemes [...]

May 25, 2018 Health
This Catalan Country House Is a Vintage Lover’s Dream

This Catalan Country House Is a Vintage Lover’s Dream

Inveterate design dealers Michèle Van Hove and Nicolas Vanderbeck, the owners of celebrated Barcelona antiques gallery Fins de Siècles, started buying furniture and objects for their fantasy Catalan country house some 18 years before they found the house itself. The [...]

May 23, 2018 Home Deco
Vista Alegre: The privilege of porcelain

Vista Alegre: The privilege of porcelain

Portuguese ceramic brand Vista Alegre launches operations in India When designer Gauri Khan visited Maison et Objet earlier this year, one of the brands she was looking forward to was Vista Alegre (VA). She called their latest collaboration with French [...]

May 23, 2018 Home Deco
The dilapidated Victorian house that’s now ‘indestructible’

The dilapidated Victorian house that’s now ‘indestructible’

 Living new broom: The sheepskin rug was an eBay find, and the sofas are heirlooms that have been reupholstered. Photograph: Ben Anders for the Observer Rebuilt and filled with reclaimed pieces, this family home in north-west London has been given [...]

May 23, 2018 Home Deco
This woman’s to-do list for her boyfriend to help during panic attack is a must read

This woman’s to-do list for her boyfriend to help during panic attack is a must read

Those who have struggled with anxiety and panic attacks know how the feeling of loneliness can be overwhelming during that period. More often than not, loneliness and isolation become the triggering factors for such attacks and the presence of loved [...]

May 22, 2018 Health
Toothpaste could protect you against lung disease. Here’s how

Toothpaste could protect you against lung disease. Here’s how

Your toothpaste could be an offbeat warrior in a fight against lung disease. Turns out, an antibacterial substance in your toothpaste may combat severe lung disease. According to a study conducted by the Michigan State University, a common antibacterial substance [...]

May 22, 2018 Health
Exercise may not help combat mental decline in dementia patients

Exercise may not help combat mental decline in dementia patients

A new research suggests that moderate to high-intensity exercise does not slow cognitive decline in people with dementia. Although the exercise programme improved physical fitness, it cannot be recommended as a treatment option for cognitive impairment in dementia, say the [...]

May 22, 2018 Health
I-T dept conducts searches at premises of real estate group

I-T dept conducts searches at premises of real estate group

The Income Tax department today conducted searches at the premises of a real estate group and its associates in Bhopal, Indore, and Bengaluru for suspected tax evasion, an official said here. “Searches were conducted at 30 premises of Asnani Group [...]

May 19, 2018 Real Estate
Bhayandar: Police arrest real estate agent for ‘heavy deposit’ fraud

Bhayandar: Police arrest real estate agent for ‘heavy deposit’ fraud

Bhayandar: The Navghar police have arrested a local estate agent on charges of cheating aspiring home-seekers on the pretext of offering them flats on a zero rental-heavy deposit scheme. According to the police the accused identified as-Bharat Singh Thakur, operated from [...]

May 19, 2018 Real Estate
KKR hires CLSA exec to head Asia-Pacific real estate arm

KKR hires CLSA exec to head Asia-Pacific real estate arm

Global alternative investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) has appointed John Pattar as head of its real estate business in Asia Pacific. Pattar will work alongside KKR’s regional investment teams and leadership to source attractive real estate investment [...]

May 19, 2018 Real Estate
Taking oral drugs daily may protect cancer patients from deadly blood clots

Taking oral drugs daily may protect cancer patients from deadly blood clots

People with cancer have an increased risk of developing blood clots, with roughly one in five experiencing venous thromboembolism (VTE) — either a blood clot in a deep vein or a condition in which one or more arteries in the [...]

May 18, 2018 Health