Travel

How travel loans help open up new horizons

Abhishek Menon went on a 45-day trip to the UK and Europe, two months ago. While the first leg of the trip was with family, the last 20 days were spent exploring Britain with friends. With the budget coming to a little over ₹1.5 lakh, Menon spent ₹1 lakh by maxing out his two credit cards and […]

Travel

Travel safe this monsoon

The monsoon season is upon us with lashing rains, thunderous clouds and striking lightening. While this is the time of torrential rainfall, it is also the time for travel. But, lo and behold! The road might be fraught with perils. The journey during monsoons can be unpredictable. But fear not, we are here with tips […]

Android

Nokia-Branded Android Feature Phone Coming Soon? Leaked Image Claims to Offer First Look

Smartphone adoption rates across the globe may be growing consistently, but that doesn’t mean feature phones are dead. Feature phones have evolved into ‘smart’ feature phones, carrying the traditional feature set while offering more value-added features. HMD Global currently sells quite a few feature phones under the Nokia brand. The company is now reportedly working […]

Education

Education’s crucial link with nutrition

Providing adequate nutritional support to children will go a long way in boosting their learning outcomes The recently released draft New Education Policy (NEP) 2019 seeks to reform India’s education sector by providing a greater impetus to childhood learning and development. The policy recommends the introduction of an extensive programme for young children, what is […]

Android

Samsung’s One UI Interface Update Based on Android Q to Arrive Later This Year

Samsung is gearing up to launch version 2.0 of its One UI interface for Galaxy smartphones along with the Android Q update, claims a report by SamMobile. The report further claims that the company’s next-gen Galaxy S11 series too will debut with One UI 2.1. The news should not come as a surprise since One […]

Travel

3 Hacks I Use to Save Money on Travel

I’ve always enjoyed escaping the daily grind, getting away, and seeing new parts of the country — or the world. And while I definitely set aside money for travel in my personal budget, sometimes it takes a little finagling to pull off the various trips I plan. Here are three tricks I use to make traveling […]

Health

Is ‘Medicare for All’ a health hazard for stocks in your 401(k)?

Health care was a hot topic at June’s Democratic debates. Several candidates jawboned about “Medicare for All” – government-funded coverage eliminating private insurance. Many investors are nervous, fearing fallout for health care stocks. But it’s too early to fear (or cheer) this – or any policy proposals that flash-forward this year. Slow down. Setting aside […]

Travel

Kartarpur Corridor: Pakistan permits visa-free travel for Indian pilgrims; ‘won’t allow anti-India activity’

During the second bilateral meeting on Kartarpur Corridor, India requested Pakistan to allow 5,000 Indian pilgrims every day to visit Gurudwara Kartarpur Sahib using the corridor. New Delhi: The second bilateral talk between India and Pakistan to discuss the modalities of the Kartarpur Corridor took place at Wagah in Pakistan on Sunday in which Islamabad agreed […]

Travel

Summer travel destinations to stretch the US dollar

As strength of the US dollar continues to worry politicians and market analysts,we see it as an excellent excuse to travel. We know that choosing where to vacation depends on a lot of things: what kind of vacation you’re after (city, country, beach or mountains), when to go, how long to go for, and, of course, how […]

Travel

Airlines offer travel waivers ahead of Barry

NEW ORLEANS – As the newly named Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward the Gulf Coast, several airlines have announced that they’re offering travel waivers. The waivers allow those with tickets to change their reservations without fees, as long as they make the change by a certain deadline. CNN is tracking the storm, which is expected to make […]