Sep 182015
 
Let's Take a Look at World’s Top 15 Social Media Sites

When you talk about Social Media sites, most people will quickly think about Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. Of course, those appear to be the most popular but there are quite more than those four. Social Media sites are created for different purposes; some for fun, others for business and other engagements. Most business owners now depend on the Social Media for profitable gains, as it provides a constant and steady flow of web traffic, which is the lifeline of every modern business. The number […]

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Jun 232015
 
India remains the most preferred equity market for global investors

India still remains the most preferred equity market for global investors among emerging markets, even though they have withdrawn some of their investments in those markets recently. Global investors have cut down their exposure to emerging markets in the wake of poor corporate earnings outlook, slowdown in Chinese economy and a strengthening dollar, states a report by Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA-ML). Turkey, Indonesia, Mexico, Korea, Thailand and South Africa are the other countries that figured in the list. In June, India and Taiwan […]

Jun 102015
 
Israel one of the top five happiest countries in the world: Report

Israel is one of the top five happiest countries in the world, according to a new Better Life Index report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). “Israelis are more satisfied with their lives than the OECD average. When asked to rate their general satisfaction with life on a scale from 0 to 10, Israelis gave it a 7.4 grade, higher than the OECD average of 6.6,” reads the report. Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland, and Finland took the top four spots in global happiness. […]

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May 132015
 
Apple becomes most valuable company in the world, beats Samsung, Microsoft, Google

We all know Apple is the most valuable company in the world. But for the first time, the company has not only the largest market cap, but also the largest sales, profits, and assets among the world’s biggest technology companies. The FORBES Global 2000 is a comprehensive list of the world’s largest, most powerful public companies, as measured by a composite score of revenues, profits, assets and market value. This year’s Global 2000 companies hail from 61 countries and account for combined revenues of $39 […]

Feb 132015
 
Top 10 interesting facts about colours

TODAY is an exceptionally colourful day in our calendar, as the first four items below testify. 1. This is Go Green Week, hosted by People and Planet to raise awareness of climate change and environmental issues. 2. Today is also Red Hand Day, an annual United Nations campaign to stop the use of child soldiers. 3. It is also the anniversary of the premiere of George Gershwin’s Rhapsody In Blue on February 12, 1924 in New York… 4. …and the founding on February 12, 1909 […]

Feb 102015
 
How to Beat Stress After Office Hours

Long hours, tiring projects, never-ending deadlines – these are part of of today’s working class life. All an employee wants is to relax and forget about the office tension. That is not too much to ask. In fact, it is crucial if you want to be fresh for the next day’s work. So, today we bring you an assortment of tips to fight that damn stress and stay awesome even after office hours – 1. Take a nice, long bath. It automatically washes away all […]

Dec 262014
 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi named as the “Asian of the Year” 2014 by Singapore’s Strait Times

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was named “Asian of the Year” by a leading Singaporean press group for being focused on India’s development and getting the world “excited” about the prospects of the country again. Singapore Press Holdings Limited, the publisher of The Straits Times, said “despite being relatively new to the job, he has already made a mark on Asia, reaching out to neighbours and receiving national leaders including Xi Jinping of China and Tony Abbott of Australia.” The editors’ choice was based on several […]

Dec 122014
 
Men tend to take more risks than women do: Study

Men tend to take more risks than women do, and they also seem to be ahead of women in engaging in risky behavior that is extremely “idiotic,” according to researchers who revealed in a new study. A person must die in “an extraordinarily idiotic manner,” and thereby protect the human gene pool and improve the species’ chances of long-term survival. For example, one person in the new study was a “terrorist who posted a letter bomb with insufficient postage stamps and who, on its return, […]

Dec 102014
 
Scientific Tips for Staying Warm

Staying comfy in the cold, whether you’re hiking urban canyons or hip deep in back country snow, requires paying attention to the science of heat transfer. Loren Greenway, CEO of the Wilderness Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, said that staying warm requires understanding two key principles: conduction and convection. Conduction is the transfer of heat between two solid surfaces that are in direct contact with each other, such as when you stand on icy pavement. Convection is the transfer of heat between a […]

BJP leaders not taking PM Modi’s ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ seriously

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Nov 072014
 
BJP leaders not taking PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' seriously

In the heart of India’s capital, lies the Moti Nagar Constituency, which is being ignored by BJP leaders for many years. Strange irony is Moti Nagar’s MP is Meenakshi Lekhi (BJP), its MLA is Subhash Sachdeva (BJP), and Municipal Councillor is Bharat Bhushan Madaan (BJP), still Moti Nagar area has been ignored big time. Construction work of Moti Nagar Fun Cinema road was started in 2011, but it’s development pace is worse than snail. Local residents have complained to concerned authorities many times, but in […]

How to Look Gorgeous During Festive Season

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Oct 222014
 
How to Look Gorgeous During Festive Season

It’s festival time and apart from indulging in shopping and partying, one should also take good care of one’s skin. The revelry should not stop you from looking gorgeous and a head-turner. * Oily skin is a big no-no – Keeping the October heat in mind, make sure your skin is cleansed before applying makeup. Try to keep the make up as minimal as possible to avoid it peeling off. Use a skin cleanser to gently remove dirt, excess oil and make-up from your skin. […]

Trees that might be easier to identify in fall

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Oct 082014
 
Trees that might be easier to identify in fall

Fall brings some spectacular views of trees, with their leaves turning hues of orange, yellow, red, purple and brown. But their changing colors provide more than just pretty sights — they can also serve as a marker to help you know what kind of tree you’re looking at. Here are a few trees that might be easier to spot in fall. Honey locust tree The honey locust tree (Gleditsiatriacanthos) grows across the United States, and is most concentrated in the central part of the country, […]

Social networking sites such as Facebook may act as a mood stabiliser: New Study

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Oct 062014
 
Social networking sites such as Facebook may act as a mood stabiliser: New Study

In a bad mood? Head to Facebook and find someone worse off! When people are in a bad mood, they are more likely to actively search social networking sites such as Facebook to find friends who are doing even worse than they are, a new study suggests. Researchers found that, in general, people use social media to connect with people who are posting positive and success-oriented updates. But when people are in a negative mood, they start to show more interest in the less attractive, […]

11 facts about the baby’s brain every parent should know

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Sep 132014
 
11 facts about the baby's brain every parent should know

Most of them are bald, fat and speak only nonsense. And we couldn’t be more fascinated. What is going on inside the infant noggin? Here are 11 facts about the baby’s brain every parent should know. All babies are born too early If it weren’t for the size limitations of a woman’s pelvis, babies would stay developing in the womb for considerably longer, comparative biologists have suggested. “We have to keep our pelvises relatively narrow to keep upright,” said Lise Eliot, neuroscientist and author of […]