Health

Invest in health to secure your future: Here’s how

(Representative image) NEW DELHI: Awareness around fitness may have increased over the past few years, but Indians fare poorly on several parameters. According to a study by fitness device platform Goqii, Indians under the age of 45 saw a rise in the incidence of lifestyle diseases in 2018 compared to 2017. Incidence of diabetes rose to 5.1% […]

Travel

Mumbai-Pune Hyperloop: Wow! Travel between Mumbai and Pune in under 25 minutes; project gets infra status

The Mumbai-Pune Hyperloop is a ultra modern, superfast transport project which is being implemented to link the two cities, that are located approximately 200 kilometres apart. Mumbai-Pune Hyperloop Project: If you frequently travel between Mumbai and Pune, here is some good news for you! In the coming years, commuting between the two cities would be […]

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

The latest trends in travel and tourism

With the rise of low-cost airlines and a growing middle class around the world, the tourist industry has changed immensely. Although traditional travel comprising planned packages and all-inclusive stays is still alive and well, other types of travel are booming. Technology plays a significant role in many of the advancements in travel and tourism. Ten […]

Travel

Chandrababu Naidu falls out of favour, undergoes frisking, travels in bus at airports: See pictures

Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu being frisked at Vijaywada Airport on 14 June 2019. Chandrababu Naidu: Telegudesam Party Supremo and former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu is realising the importance of choosing the right side in India’s electoral politics. Just last month, he was one of the country’s most high profile chief ministers. […]

Travel

Travel Insurance: Keep this in mind while exploring your favourite Web-series destinations in real life

Binge watching your favourite soap opera on Netflix or the television with some good food is the newest found stress buster of millennials, right? Television and web series have shifted from being mere entertainment media to more of an inspiring platform. And often these shows are shot in captivating destinations, stirring the wanderlust in many. […]

Health

AI In Health Care: The Top Ways AI Is Affecting The Health Care Industry

Artificial intelligence (AI) is having a major impact on the health care industry. In fact, AI in health care is redefining the medical care field and all its functions. It is playing a big role in health care data. When health care data uses AI, it provides new and improved analytics. AI analytics are of […]

Health

For Health Benefits, Spend At Least A Couple Of Hours Per Week In Nature

The concept of forest bathing, or shinrin yoku, has gotten a lot of attention in the last few years, as research has suggested that it really does seem to confer health benefits, both mental and physical. A new study in from the University of Exeter tries to home in on how much nature we ought to take in, […]

Education

School classrooms in Madurai get train compartment makeover

ollowing the pattern of UK education system, India too has started using the model by turning train compartments into classrooms. Classrooms in Madurai’s Higher Secondary Schoo in Chennai, India have been designed differently to attract admissions. The classrooms have been artistically designed like train compartments. The school is located at Meenakshi Bazaar near Madurai Railway […]

Education

By opposing ‘diversity of children’ in private schools, New Education Policy defeats purpose of RTE

Editor’s note: The draft New Education Policy, which intends to introduce broad reforms, is now open for public scrutiny. In this three-part series, Firstpost examines the structural efficacy of the proposed policy. This is the second part of the series. The New Education Policy is quite promising. It promises marriage to the bachelors and divorce to the married. It […]