Jan 162016
 
World's Best Places To Live Or Retire In 2016

The secret to taking control of your retirement in 2016 and making this phase of life a grand adventure, even if your retirement nest egg is modest, is expanding your horizons. Take your retirement global and you can maximize your quality-of-life return for every dollar spent. Where should you go? Here are your best options for where to retire overseas this New Year: #1 Algarve, Portugal For the third year running, Algarve, Portugal, is our pick for the world’s best place to retire, thanks to […]

Jun 182015
 
Nearly half of the world's population lives in China, India, Japan, South Korea and Australia

Nearly half of the world’s population lives in China, India, Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, and the ten member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which have a combined GDP of $21.2 trillion. More importantly, these countries all also happen to be part of the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a “mega-regional” trade agreement. Still, overall, “their anticipated depth and breadth of coverage could promote structural reform across much of the world economy Contributed By Sonia Narula

Jun 172015
 
Tokyo ranks world's best city to live

Monocle’s 2015 Quality of Life Survey ranked Tokyo in the top spot. The cities of Vienna, Berlin, Sydney and Melbourne round out the top five. When it comes to restaurants, bars and unlimited evening entertainment options, cities like New York and London immediately spring to mind. But for people who actually live in such a major metropolis, the story may be a bit different. When it comes to cities where people have a truly high quality of life, a recent survey has found Tokyo, Japan, […]

Mar 192015
 
Hong Kong among world’s top 10 most expensive cities to live in

Hong Kong took ninth with Seoul rounding out the top 10. New York, which is used as the base city to compare all other locations, was ranked 22nd. It is the first time Hong Kong has been listed in the top 10 though the city consistently makes the top 20 most expensive cities to live. “Hong Kong has long been perceived as an expensive destination,” said Jon Copestake, chief retail and consumer goods analyst and editor of the report. Top 10 most expensive cities in […]

Dec 042014
 
How to Live Life Without Making Excuses

Life is a mystery. It has all sorts of unexpected twists and turns. Many of these happened outside of our control. They were experiences foisted upon us by others and seeming chance events. However many of these twists and turns also came as a result of our own choices and actions. The outcome of these choices and actions ultimately form our life. A life of reflecting with satisfaction on how it has turned out, or a life of tormenting regrets. Voltaire is reported as saying […]

The Best Cities to Live in India

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Nov 172014
 
The Best Cities to Live in India

Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship & Democracy, a Bangalore-based non-profit body, issued the Annual Survey of India’s City-Systems 2014 report last week. ASICS 2014 is an objective benchmarking exercise of Indian cities and undoubtedly the most comprehensive evaluation of Urban India. Covering 21 cities, the survey throws up interesting insights on citizen participation, public services, powers of municipal corporations, transparency in governance and urban planning in India’s leading cities. 1. Kolkata 4.0 2. Thiruvananthapuram 3.9 3. Bhopal 3.7 4. Patna 3.6 5. Delhi 3.6 6. Raipur […]

7 Most Embarrassing Health Problems

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Jun 202014
 
7 Most Embarrassing Health Problems

Whether it’s excessive sweating or hemorrhoids, most people have had to deal with an embarrassing health problem at some point in our lives. But some conditions are not only embarrassing, but can also signal a greater health problem. For example, nighttime bedwetting in adults could be due to an overactive bladder, medications taken for insomnia or mental illness, or problems with the signaling of antidiuretic hormone, which tells the kidneys to lower urine production at night. Studies show that at least 2 percent of adults […]

7 Famous Indian Cricketers Who Hail From Delhi

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Mar 242014
 
7 Famous Indian Cricketers Who Hail From Delhi

Cricket is the fantasy of every Indian. It is rightly said that this game runs in the blood of all, from a young teen to an aged man, they all religiously watch it. Such is the essence that bunking class or skipping office to catch a game is nothing new for these cricket lovers. Let’s have a look at some of the cricketers from Delhi who contribute in this frenzy: 7. Ishant Sharma He is a right arm fast-medium bowler who became the fifth youngest […]