Punjab education minister’s directions to private schools regarding books and uniforms

Punjab School Education Board, came after taking note of reports suggesting exploitation of parents of school children by certain private schools. Punjab Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla Saturday directed all private schools in the state to not force parents to buy books and uniforms from particular shops. The sale of uniforms and books within school premises has also been prohibited. The directives, meant for all private schools affiliated to the CBSE, ICSE and the Punjab School Education Board, came after taking note of reports suggesting exploitation of parents of school…

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Dairy And Meat Alternatives Stay On Top Of U.S. Food Investors’ Mind

A new report tracking the U.S. food and beverage investment in 2018 reveals about one-third of the total funding went to dairy- and meat-alternative products, with other categories, including CBD, keto, chips and salty snacks, also receiving a decent amount of investment. The report, compiled by Ryan Williams who directs finance and special projects at Rise Brewing Co., was published on Food + Tech Connect in June. It notes that 2018 saw $1.45bn invested across 200 disclosed transactions in total, with the largest deal involving a $114m funding to the plant-based meat…

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Kareena Kapoor Reveals Her Diet And Discusses Healthy Eating With Rujuta And Saif; More Tips On Weight Loss

Do you know what Kareena Kapoor Khan eats on a daily basis? No, it is not foods like oats, quinoa, low-fat dairy, avocado, broccoli or asparagus. In fact, what Kareenaeats regularly are very desi and natural foods that are not only weight loss friendly, but are also a powerhouse of nutrition. Kareena, along with husband Saif Ali Khan and nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar, revealed more of such secrets for her daily diet, and we cannot be more inspired! During a 45-minutes live session on Facebook and Instagram, the three shed light on how…

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Gadgets weekly: New MacBook Pro, Redmi Note 7S and more

Apple, Xiaomi, Honor, HMD Global Oy, and other Consumers electronics firms, earlier this week, unveiled a new line of phones, MacBook Pro and more. DH lists the prominent gadgets that launched this week: New MacBook Pro: Apple has brought in new generation MacBook Pro with improved Intel processors and brighter & better display too. It is available in 13-inch and 15-inch screen sizes with and without Touch bar options for prices starting at Rs 1,59,900 and Rs 1,99,900, respectively. The 15-inch MacBook Pro comes with faster 6-core and 8-core Intel…

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Rivian debuts R1T at 2019 Overland Expo outdoor and lifestyle meet

This year’s Overland Expo West, held in Fort Tuthill County Park, Flagstaff, AZ, features a pretty unique exhibitor. Amidst the massive modified trucks being showcased at the outdoor adventure event, lies Rivian’s and its R1T pickup truck, outfitted with overlanding equipment. Overlanding, a term that generally relates to the practice of taking an off-road capable vehicle on a camping trip, has become more popular over the years. Typical overlanding trips usually involve a journey that spans days, with drivers taking their modified vehicles to the outdoors and spending a few…

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Ramadan 2019: 5 diet and fitness tips to help you fast safely

While fasting during Ramadan is a good way of improving one’s health, doing it the right way is imperative. Here are a few things to keep in mind so that you can fast compromising your health. Ramadan 2019: 5 diet and fitness tips to help you fast safely  |  Photo Credit: Thinkstock New Delhi: The holy month of Ramadan is a crucial month for the Muslim community across the world, both physically and spiritually with practicing restraint as one of its key learning. During this period the community observes Roza i.e. fast,…

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Audi Q7 and Audi A4 Lifestyle Editions launched in India

erman luxury car manufacturer Audi today launched the Lifestyle Editions of Audi Q7 and Audi A4 in India. While Audi Q7 Lifestyle Edition is priced at Rs 75.82 lakh (ex-showroom), Audi A4 Lifestyle Edition will cost Rs 43.09 lakh (ex-showroom). Audi A4 Lifestyle Edition also gets a rear seat entertainment system. Audi Q7 Lifestyle Edition gets new features like Audi cool box, rear seat entertainment system, Espresso Mobil and entry LED lights. It also gets side running boards. On the other hand, Audi A4 Lifestyle Edition comes with new smoked…

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Fashion and Lifestyle exhibition Fashionista to begin from Apr 12

Trend-setter Fashionista, started the trend of fashion and lifestyle exhibition in 2008. Fashionista, is all about living up the enchanted world of dream wedding, trousseau, couture and everything that is related to making wedding a magical experience for every bride-to-be. A celebration of the festive season with the ladies of city. The exhibition will be a universal platform for fashion designers, luxury-bridal-couture designers and brands, dazzling jewellery designers and brands, lifestyle and fashion accessory designers and brands, lifestyle products, gifts, trousseau, wedding planning, and décor brands to display their creations….

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Sizing up gender-fluid fashion: When skirts and saris are not just for women

Indian brand Anaam helps create gender-fluid and inclusive fashion. (Photo: Mail Today) Sales staff would often redirect Sumiran Kabir Sharma to the men’s section when he ventured into the women’s section for clothes to suit his taste and petite frame. As someone who does not identify with the gender assigned to him at birth, shopping became tricky. So, when he set up his own clothing brand, he chose to make it gender fluid. Today, Anaam is among the clutch of Indian fashion brands set up to create gender-fluid and inclusive…

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How CLT India is changing the face of education in semi-urban and rural areas with e-Patashale

Technology has transformed our lives in many ways. It is also responsible for taking education from brick-and-mortar classrooms to virtual classrooms. Today, internet has opened doors of opportunity for students with better reach as well as covering an ever-widening range of subjects. But one might assume that schools need to splurge a lot of money to afford eLearning solutions. And busting this myth is CLT India, which is based in Bengaluru. CLT, which stands for Children’s Lovecastles Trust, aims to use low-cost technology to serve the underserved students across India. Bhagya…

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