How can we minimize poverty’s impact on public education?

CN+R Staff Report Editor’s note: Chatham County’s second “One Chatham” event — a community conversation sponsored by the News + Record and the Our Chatham program of the UNC School of Media and Journalism’s Reese News Lab — will tackle the subject of poverty’s impact on public education outcomes. The 90-minute public forum, sponsored by […]

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‘Healthiest lifestyle’ linked to 75 per cent reduction in diabetes risk: Study

Lifestyle factors for type 2 diabetes may include smoking, drinking alcohol, physical activity/sedentary behaviour, diet, being overweight or obese, and sleep duration/quality. (Source: File Photo) A new study suggests that people with the “healthiest lifestyle” have a 75 lower risk of type 2 diabetes than those with the least healthy lifestyle. Published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European […]

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As slowdown bites, Lifestyle International eyes single-digit growth this fiscal year

The ₹4,000-crore fashion retailer Lifestyle International is eyeing ‘single digit growth’ this fiscal. Same store growth has been ‘flat’ so far, but is expected to pick up over the next few months. The slowdown, according to Vasanth Kumar, Managing Director, Lifestyle International Pvt Ltd (India), is primarily due to delay in new mall construction and a […]

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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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