We began to recognize each other: those who were loyal to religion and the king took up positions to the right of the chair so as to avoid the shouts, oaths, and indecencies that enjoyed free rein in the opposing camp. —Baron de Gauville, Deputy of the French National Assembly, 1789 First, you have to… Continue reading The Left – Right Political Spectrum Explained
The annuity or pension plans offered by insurance companies provide the option of getting monthly pension for lifetime. Having regular monthly income – along with salary or after retirement – makes your life comfortable and allows you to make a budget for your regular expenses as well for occasional extra expenses for enjoyment. Let’s see… Continue reading Five monthly income strategies for you: From FDs to Post Office MIS to annuity to MF SWP and dividend
Systematic Investment Plans or SIPs are a favourite amongst investors as they not only inculcate a saving habit but also provide the benefits of compounding and rupee cost averaging to create wealth in the long term. However, many times investors get affected by various myths surrounding SIPs and remain sceptical to invest. In case you… Continue reading 7 SIP Myths To Keep At Bay For Wealth Creation
Diwali is coming. This has been the time for firecracker industry to celebrate year after year. But a Supreme Court order this year has restricted bursting of crackers. The Supreme Court has allowed small window of two hours for bursting crackers on Diwali. And, that too for green crackers only. This has left firecracker makers… Continue reading Green cracker order leaves Rs 20000-crore firecracker industry worried.
Even as the IITs, IIMs, NITs and universities like JNU, Bombay University are world acclaimed, more and more students are shifting abroad to pursue higher education. For years, Indian colleges have made it to the global lists highlighting universities with academic excellence. Even then our young minds are drifting away. Little do they know that… Continue reading 14 World Leaders who have studied in Indian Universities
It's been 10 years since the iPhone first went on sale back in 2007, and lots of stories behind the device's creation are spilling out. One new story suggests that the iPhone might have turned out entirely differently, except for one two-week sprint where a team of elite Apple employees worked around the clock and… Continue reading ‘This isn’t good enough’ – Steve Jobs gave the original iPhone design team a 2-week ultimatum
Noida-based Fastudent.com is India’s first and only B2B2C DIY education e-commerce platform, catering to the academic needs of students across age groups - from play school to post graduate students - by supplying them a range of education products and services. It sells everything right from textbooks to stationery for students. The startup has partnered with… Continue reading This unique education e-commerce marketplace is giving Indian students what they needed for the longest time
We're excited to go back, but the struggles of not living at home are DEFINITELY real... 1. Nobody wants to be the first to buy loo roll... It's not that its expensive, it's just we're all broke. And we'd rather buy vodka. 2. There is mould all over your new house... ...it’s disgraceful, we should definitely complain!… Continue reading 13 Struggles of your Week Back at College
This may surprise you, but Sal Khan used to skip classes at MIT. They were too long and boring, he often thought, particularly lectures. “I found it much more valuable to learn the material at my own time and pace,” he says. “I learned a lot more going into the computer lab or the science… Continue reading Khan Academy Founder: No, You’re Not Dumb. Anyone Can Learn Anything.
With a population of 315 million, Indian students would make for the fourth biggest country in the world, nearly touching the US with a population of 318 million. This is a number that gives great hope to us as a country. It is also the right time to bring another number here. According to the… Continue reading The Big Difference Between IITs and MIT