Mar 032015
 
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates retains top spot as world's wealthiest man

Despite the world’s slow economic recovery Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has failed to feel the pinch being named the planet’s richest man after seeing his wealth soar. According to American business magazine Forbes, the philanthropist saw his net worth rise to £51.5 billion in 2015 from £49.4 billion last year. It is the 16th time in the last 21 years he has topped the list and the second year running he has held the title. 1. Bill Gates Net Worth: £51.5 B Source of wealth: […]

Mar 022015
 
Let's Take a Look at Top 5 Ad Gurus

Most powerful Indians of the year 2015. Here are the top 5 Ad Gurus: 1. Piyush Pandey The Executive Chairman and Creative Director of Ogilvy & Mather India coined the defining slogan of Modi’s Lok Sabha campaign — ‘Ab ki baar Modi sarkaar’. 2. Prasoon Joshi The Chairman of McCann World Group Asia Pacific, Joshi was conferred the Padma Shri this year. He penned the anthem for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. 3. R Balakrishnan The Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of Lowe Lintas saw his […]

Mar 022015
 
List of Top 10 Social Activists in India

Anna Hazare: His 2011 campaign spawned AAP. As he protests against the Centre’s proposed changes in rules for land acquisition, he wields a lot of influence. Aruna Roy: Ex-IAS officer, Magsaysay award winner and currently a Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan member, she has been seen as a leader on RTI, MNREGA for decades. Kailash Satyarthi: He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 for his work against child labour. Prabhakar Kelkar: The chief of the Bharatiya Kisan Sangh, the farm wing of the RSS, has […]

Feb 272015
 
How to Improve Your Situational Awareness Skills

You don’t have to be Jason Bourne or Sherlock Holmes to develop situational awareness skills that help keep you safe. They also help you to understand everything and everyone around you in a better way. Why not hone your skills to be more alert and aware? 1. Be alert and focus It is the people who are distracted and unfocused who become victims of criminal attacks. They also have more chances of falls and accidents. Stay alert and be focused. 2. Pay attention to the […]

Feb 262015
 
Meet! World's Oldest Living Cat, Missan, turns 30

A Swedish farm cat called Missan could be about to claim a place in the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s oldest living cat. Missan turns 30 this spring, according to her owner, making her comfortably the oldest living cat in the world Åsa Wickberg, from Karlskoga in southern Sweden, found Missan, a brown moggy, as a kitten in 1985, and quickly adopted her. Contributed By Sonia Narula

Feb 262015
 
World's Top 10 Beaches of 2015: TripAdvisor

The travel experts at TripAdvisor.com have compiled a list of the top 10 world beaches of 2015, based on traveller reviews. Brazil’s Baia do Sancho was named the top beach, thanks in part to its secluded location and lovely turquoise waters. Beaches in Turks and Caicos, Cuba and Italy also made the top five. Find the top 10 beaches in the world, as chosen by TripAdvisor, in our photo gallery. 1. Baia do Sancho, Fernando de Noronha, Brazil: “I went to Fernando de Noronha Island […]

Feb 242015
 
Feeling really angry or anxious can greatly increase your risk of having a heart attack: Study

Feeling really angry or anxious can greatly increase your risk of having a heart attack, especially if you feel so tense that you clench your fists, a new study reports. People’s risk of having a heart attack is 8.5 times higher during the two hours following an episode of intense anger, compared with when people feel less angry. Anxiety is even more threatening, the researchers found. People’s heart attack risk is 9.5 times higher during the two hours following elevated levels of anxiety (higher than […]

Feb 242015
 
India's most fuel efficient diesel car, the 2015 Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire launches at Rs 5.99 lakh

Maruti Suzuki has launched the updated Swift Dzire in India at a starting price of Rs 5.07 lakh, ex-Delhi. There are both petrol and diesel options to choose from (total seven variants) and four new colours as well with the top-end Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire diesel variant priced at Rs 7.81 lakh. The company has tweaked the compact sedan’s engine for unbeatable fuel efficiency. It comes powered by the same 1.2 L petrol engine that produces 84.3 PS of power and a 115 NM of […]

Feb 202015
 
10 Most Popular Newspapers in the World You Should Read

The more society is developed the more means of communication are required. Among means of communication, newspaper play an important role in our life. We are pleased to present this section of top newspapers. 1. The Guardian (UK) Formerly known as The Manchester Guardian, this newspaper was founded in 1821 by a group of non-conformist businessmen headed by John Edward Taylor. The much-quoted article “comment is free but facts are sacred” is still used to explain the values of the present-day newspaper. 2. The Wall […]

Feb 202015
 
Ants designate special corners in their nests as toilets: Study

Ants designate special corners in their nests as toilets, according to the first ever study done into where ants go to go, published in scientific journal Plos One. Researchers say that, ants housed in plaster nests either blue or red water to color their faeces, which helped the scientists keep track of who was dropping what where. Ants designate fixed corners exclusively for relieving themselves inside the nest. However, before anyone puts the “ant”, in “anthromorphize”, it isn’t quite clear that ants employ toilets for […]

Feb 182015
 
29 Food Specialities of 29 States of India

Today we see more and more foreign food chains opening up in every corner of India and what we have forgotten is that India, being a diverse country, has so many cultures across different states and each state expresses its tradition through its cuisine. So we have come forward with the traditional dishes of each and every state of India. Enjoy! 1. Kashmir – Tabak Maaz Kashmir has been divided since the British left India in 1947. Lamb is heavily consumed on both sides of […]

Feb 172015
 
Liver Cancer: Symptoms and Treatment

Liver cancer is cancer that begins in the tissues of the liver, though it may also result from cancer spreading to the liver from other parts of the body. Liver cancer is the fourth most common form of cancer in the world, accounting for 610,000 deaths each year, according to the World Health Organization. The rates of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common type of liver cancer, have increased by 3.5 percent annually in the United States to 3.2 cases per 100,000 people in 2006, […]

Feb 172015
 
7 Reasons You Should Meditate

Sitting in total silence, palms facing upward and eyes closed, mouthing the traditional “Ommmmm” sounds, would seem a practice for monks and other ascetic humans. Turns out, various types of mindful meditation (no Tibetan temple needed) can fit perfectly into the lives of a 9-to-5 business man or woman. And plenty of science suggests the benefits can be great. Here are seven enlightening benefits. Dulls the ouch Though your back or other body part may be feeling the aches, part of that pain may actually […]

Feb 142015
 
World's First Robot-Staffed Hotel to Open in Japan

What if you could check into a hotel, have your luggage carried to your room and order a coffee — all with help from a team of robots? A new hotel at a theme park in Nagasaki, Japan, hopes to make that dream a reality. The Henn-na Hotel (whose name means “strange hotel”) will be partially staffed by androids that work as reception attendants, robot waiters, cleaning staff and a cloakroom attendant, The Telegraph reported. The android-staffed hotel will be part of a theme park […]