Andhra Pradesh government starts taking over liquor business

AMARAVATI : Taking another step towards implementing prohibition in a phased manner, the Andhra Pradesh government has started taking over liquor business from private traders by opening 470 liquor shops as a pilot project. The government-run shops were opened on Sunday. Officials said 34 more shops would be opened in a couple of days. The government had last […]

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Three Ways To Beat The Lifestyle Creep

You’ve probably experienced the ‘Lifestyle Creep’ more than once in your life already – after all, this dangerous phenomenon spares no one! If your lifestyle ‘creeps’ up over time, negating the positive impact that your increased income should ideally have on your net-worth, you’re a victim. Here are three simple ways in which you can […]

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Revival of demand, investment top priority: RBI annual report

Mumbai: Reviving consumption demand and private investment remains the top priority in the current fiscal, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Thursday, signalling the possibility of at least one more interest rate cut this year. To revive growth, governor Shaktikanta Das asked banks to pass on past rate cuts to borrowers at a faster pace by linking lending […]

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Decoding slowdown: Investment is falling; neither central government nor private sector shows any appetite for it

Few would disagree with the Economic Survey of 2018-19 when it makes a case for investment as the “key driver” of India’s growth – in line with the Chinese experience, as it says – which would create capacity, increase labour productivity, introduce new technology, allow creative destruction and generate jobs. Except, this seem highly unlikely […]

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Detox Destinations: The Best Health And Wellness Retreats

There are outstanding health and wellness retreats around the world waiting to help you reset and recharge your busy life while soothing your soul, pampering your body, refreshing your mind and maintaining optimal health. Whether you are into yoga, meditation, swimming, eating healthy, hiking, spas, reiki, hydrotherapy, stress management or spiritual and holistic detox, there […]

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Time spent on smartphones isn’t damaging teens’ mental health, study shows

In the last decade, many commentators have expressed concern over how much time we spend using technology and its effects on mental health. This is particularly an issue with younger people, who can experience high rates of cyberbullying and can have adverse reactions to social media. However, teens themselves don’t necessarily agree, with surveys showing they are aware […]

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Mukesh Ambani’s $4 Billion Investment Hurt By Glut In Natural Gas

A global glut in natural gas is threatening to undermine a $4 billion investment by Reliance Industries Ltd. aimed at boosting profits at the world’s largest oil refining complex. The project made all the sense in the world when energy magnate Mukesh Ambani’s conglomerate announced it in 2012: convert petroleum coke, or petcoke, one of the cheapest and […]

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Simple hacks for a healthier lifestyle

Are you troubled with your sedentary lifestyle and looking for a change? Well, some prefer to go all-in and change everything at the same time while the others prefer a longer and slower approach; making small changes, one at a time. If you belong to the latter, then follow these simple hacks by Dolly Kumar, […]

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