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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Operators should emphasize lifestyle in marketing efforts: study

Operators can make their communities more appealing to prospective residents by focusing on lifestyle and avoiding phrases such as “age-restricted” and “active adult” in their marketing materials, because they make prospective residents feel old, according to new research from Tempe, AZ-based research firm Zion & Zion. The national survey, conducted online earlier this year with 3,254 people who were aged 50 to their mid-80s, centered on active adult 55+ communities, but Zion & Zion CEO Aric Zion, one of the report’s authors, said operators of other senior living settings could…

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Lifestyle store gets another rap on carry bags in Chandigarh

The State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has dismissed the appeal of Lifestyle International retail store in Chandigarh and has upheld the order passed by the forum in January, wherein it had directed the retail store to provide free carry bags to all customers who purchase articles from its shop. It had also given a compensation of Rs 3000 to the complainant, besides ordering the store to deposit a cost of Rs 10,000 in the Consumer Legal Aid Account in the name of Secretary, State Commission, UT. The Lifestyle International, in…

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Live Quality Lifestyle With Property Like Western Avenue In Wakad, Pune

The second-largest city in Maharashtra, Pune, is a vibrant and thriving cosmopolitan. It is a hub for business centres and academic institutions that attract students, professionals, and businesses from divergent parts of the globe including the Middle East, Africa, and South East Asia. It is also considered as the cultural capital of Maharashtra. These key features have made Pune an excellent place to explore resulting in a boom for the real estate in Pune. If you are looking for property in Pune, you may want to read about the review…

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Families in Food: A Bhujing restaurant with no menu card, and serves by the kilo

Get Roasted: The Agashi Bhujing Center. (Credit: Dilip Kagda) Away from the hustle of Mumbai, shopkeepers pull down their shutters in Agashi, Virar, for a siesta. One shop, however, remains open. “Customers come to us from many parts of the city throughout the day and we cannot afford to lose business. We work round the clock,” says 31-year-old Chirag Gawad, third-generation owner of Agashi Bhujing Center. The aroma of roasted chicken and spices lingers inside the shop, which mainly offers a takeaway service. It serves bhujing, a unique combination of…

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Has fast food become worse for our health in the past 30 years?

Filled with empty calories and ultra-processed, fast food may increase the risk of obesity and cancer. While fast-food chains have ostensibly been trying to offer more healthful options, a new study finds that the health impact of their menus has not improved — to the contrary, in fact. Fast food may now be worse for our health, a new study warns. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate that, between 2013 and 2016, 36.6 percent of adults in the United States ate fast food on any given day….

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In China, an electric car lifestyle

Chinese electric car startup Nio aspires to be the Tesla of China. To achieve that, its founder and CEO William Li wants his customers to feel like they’re part of an exclusive club. While reporting on the burgeoning Chinese electric vehicle industry for 60 Minutes this week, contributing correspondent Holly Williams found that Li is taking a particularly unique approach in his company’s branding. He wants customers to know that Nio is a luxury car—and so much more. Contributing 60 Minutes correspondent Holly Williams met William Li, the founder and CEO of…

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Job opportunities in food processing sector: Harsimrat

A three-day international conference on “Food Security, Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture-Emerging Techniques” concluded at Baba Farid Group of Institutions (BFGI) here on Saturday. As many as 300 delegates from five countries and 15 states of the country participated in the conference. The chief guest of the valedictory function was Union Cabinet Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal. Dr C Anandharamakrishanan, director, IIFPT (Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology), Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, was the guest of honour. More than 500 students and research scholars read the papers. Over 250…

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HP keen for investment in food processing units

Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday said that the State Government is providing all possible assistance to the potential entrepreneurs to establish food and fruit processing units so as to provide employment to the youth, besides strengthening the economy of the farmers and fruit growers. The Chief Minister was addressing the people through video conference from Shimla after inaugurating Cremica Food Park at Singha in Una district. Union Cabinet Minister for Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal was also present on the occasion through video conference from New Delhi….

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Apple recently hired a prominent obstetrician, signaling interest in women’s health

Photographer | Collection | Getty Images Apple’s health team has hired an obstetrician, Dr. Christine Curry, to look into how the company can bolster its efforts in women’s health, among other projects, according to three people familiar with the hire. Apple CEO Tim Cook has described health care as a growing priority and a major part of Apple’s legacy. He told CNBC’s Jim Cramer in January, “If you zoom out into the future, and you look back, and you ask the question, ‘What was Apple’s greatest contribution to mankind?’ It will…

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