AAP govt and Delhi education: A look at the hits, misses and future plans

Education is one sector in which the AAP government is trying to make a mark. So much so that education was the main theme at this year’s Delhi tableau at the Republic Day parade. The government highlighted its model schools and the mega parent-teacher meetings (PTMs). Hindustan Times takes stock of the AAP government’s hits and misses during its two year stint in the field of education and analyses its election promises. New schools Unable to find land to build 500 “new” schools it promised two years ago, the Delhi…

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From LG V20 to OnePlus 3T, all the upcoming gadgets to look out for

LG V20 LG’s new flagship features dual cameras as well as a dual screen setup. It has a 5.7-inch IPS display (2560 x 1440 pixels) and a secondary 2.1-inch display (1040 x 160 pixels). Hardware includes a Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage and a 3,200mAh battery. It has 16MP + 8MP rear sensor with laser autofocus and optical image stabilisation, a 5MP front camera, microSD slot, WiFi ac, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, 4G with VoLTE, USB Type -c and runs Android 7.0 .. OnePlus 3T The OnePlus 3T is an…

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‘Porno style’: the new fashion look luring young girls

Girls as young as nine are aspiring to appear like Kim Kardashian, according to a leading fashion academic, who defines the emergence of a new celebrity fashion look as “trashy glamour” and “porno style”. In Wellington this week for an international fashion conference hosted by Massey University, Pamela Church Gibson, of the London College of Fashion, is “deeply disturbed” at what she sees as a growing fashion trend. Church Gibson says the celebrity image is becoming the new beauty ideal. Dimitrios Kambouris Models walk the runway during the 2016 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show on November 30,…

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What to look for in trading education

In the wise words of Benjamin Franklin, “an investment in knowledge pays the best interest”. A few years ago I attended an investment conference in Atlanta. Robert Kiyosaki, Anthony Robbins and presidential nominee Donald Trump were on the list of speakers, as were other successful investors of various trades (real estate, stock market, commodities, Forex, etc). At the end of each lecture, the speakers sold the audience on the idea that without their outstanding training material, sold conveniently at the tables at the back of the room, everything they said…

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Wholesale markets bloom, gadget markets look deserted over demonetisation confusion

The morning after the government suddenly demonetized Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, two of Mumbai’s most popular ectectronic markets remained deserted  on Wednesday even as chaos prevailed on roads, petrol stations, drug stores, retail outlets and wholesale markets in Mumbai as all daily cash transactions choked up.   Irla market in the Vile Parle area along with the south Mumbai’s  Lamington Road market are majorly driven by cash transactions, a trend that has now turned against the vendors.   Meanwhile, 24-hour pharmacies and retail petrol stations had an unending…

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7 ways to glam up your look

When it comes to looking fabulous, there are a few tips and tricks that make all the difference. Here are some must-dos that will put the glam in glamourous. Dress to impress Your wardrobe is an extension of who you are, so dress your best. Spruce up your wardrobe with the latest trends. Changing seasons maybe exciting, but trust us, changing your wardrobe is even better. First and foremost, update your work wardrobe. Stock up on sharp blazers, wrap blouses and easy-breezy separates. Don’t forget to try some ruffle blouses…

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Like what Aditi Rao Hydari is wearing here? Here’s how to get the look

Aditi Rao Hydari was recently spotted in the city in a coolly coordinated jacket and shorts combo by Encrustd. The actor paired her ensemble with a pair of nude heels and a basic white T-shirt. The look is ideal for a weekend in the city and if you want to try the same, you can skip the heels and go with a pair of sneakers for a more relaxed vibe. From decal-ed denim jackets to brocade skirt sets and a heady dose of metallic, high street stores are brimming with…

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Kate Moss: ‘My daughter Lila tells me that I look ridiculous’

  Supermodel Kate Moss has just launched a new clothing collection with Equipment. Victoria Moss (no relation) spent an eventful afternoon with her…. “Welcome to my shop,” squeals Kate Moss, stretching out her arms, as she holds court in the central London pop-up store which, for one week, will house her new clothing collection with French-via-LA brand, Equipment. Moss is in full public view (the shop front is completely open, leading to some amusing double takes from passers-by), dancing around with a glass of white wine and a cigarette lit…

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