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What to do Before, During and After an Earthquake

An earthquake is one  of the most dreadful and devastating natural calamity and has terrible after effects. Tectonic plates are always moving slowly, but due to friction, can get stuck at their edges. When the stress on the edge overcomes the friction, an earthquake occurs. The earthquake releases energy in waves, which travel through the earth’s crust and cause the ground to shake. The energy builds up in the same way such as that in [...]

Top 10 Fashion Designers of India

The Indian Fashion Industry is blooming across the world at a fast rate , yet not many people are aware about the faces that actually glorified this domain. While India has no dearth of fashion designers today, there are a few names that will always be regarded as the fountainheads of this industry. Who are they? Well, here is a list of top 10 ace designers who have a major hand in carving a successful [...]

Mental Health in india

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health as follows: “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” However, while health as a whole is an under-funded and under-resourced area in India, it is the mental health in particular that has really suffered over the years. According to WHO, neuropsychiatric disorders in India are estimated to contribute to 11.6% of the global burden of [...]

New Age Maps for Smart Cities

The Indian Government is looking to take recourse to smart maps to ensure the economic betterment of the country. These maps are supposed to provide real time data on different details such as traffic so that people can take necessary steps and save money spent on resources such as fuel. Thanks to these smart maps, it is expected that carbon emissions could be reduced by a million metric tonnes. This is the biggest benefit that [...]

Sustainable development education

Sustainable Development Education is an emerging discipline. In fact, it is one of those innovative fields of education linking a child’s overall development to the future challenges of society from global as well as local perspectives. Why Sustainable Development Education for Children? The fundamental reason is to make children aware of the importance of sustainable development right from the very beginning of their schooling. However, the citizens, teachers and mentors in the country need to [...]

Instant Messaging App in India

Viber recently announced that its Indian user base had touched 40 million users and had emerged as their biggest market. The fact that India is a rapidly growing market for instant messaging can be seen by the fact that most of the popular IM service operators are in India and their user base is rapidly growing. Viber faces stiff competition from the market leader WhatsApp and has others like WeChat, Line, Nimbuzz, Hike, Google Hangout, [...]

Vastu for workplace

Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, has been planned as per the guidelines of Vastu Shastra. While designing Chandigarh, Le Corbusier applied the principles of Vastu Shastra with modern architecture. Many modern projects like Vidhan Bhavan in Bhopal and Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya in Ahmedabad have been constructed as per Vastu. Most of the business houses consult Vastu experts to stay on the other side of loss. But, how does adhering to Vastu Shastra help your business? [...]

Weekly Business Roundup - A disappointing week at Dalal Street

Markets This Week The week at Dalal Street has not been a cheerful one. India’s benchmark equity index, the 30 scrip BSE Sensex, fell about 3.5 percent this week to post its worst fall in over four months. Sensex closed the week at 27,437.94 points, a fall of 1004.2 points (previous weekly closing 28,442.10 points). The 50 scrip NSE benchmark index, the CNX Nifty similarly followed a downslide 8305.25 points, a drop of 300.75 points [...]

Facebook's Hello app

Annoyed with the calls coming from unknown numbers in odd hours of the day? Here’s some good news for you. Facebook’s latest app ‘Hello’ aims to provide users the information on who is calling, even before they receive the call. Even if the number is not saved in your phone, Facebook immediately matches phone numbers and outgoing calls to Facebook profiles to deliver accurate information. This App can help in tracking mysterious callers. During the [...]