Lifestyle website for Muslim teens is covertly funded by the Home Office

SuperSisters is promoted as ‘a global platform for young Muslimahs in east London to share and create inspiring and empowering content’. Photograph: https://www.supersisters.co.uk/ A Muslim online lifestyle platform targeting British teenagers is covertly funded by the Home Office’s counter-extremism programme, the Observer has learned. The revelation about funding of the project has led to a row between […]

Read More →
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 […]

Read More →
Why “Good Enough” Is Excellent For Your Mental Health

If the title “Good Enough” gave you a pang of anxiety, you are not alone. Perfectionistic behavior afflicts many professionals. You work on something tirelessly, concerned that it isn’t “perfect” yet. You may avoid starting on a project because you fear you won’t be able to do it exactly right. (Perfectionism can be the root […]

Read More →
Viewpoint | Investment advice is not just for the rich

As a financial advisor, this is one of the most common misconceptions that I come across—professional financial advice is only for the rich. In fact and to an extent, it is the other way round. No doubt the rich need proper advice to manage their enormous wealth. But remember, the rich are already smart enough […]

Read More →
Draft new education policy is robust, but has its limitations

NEW DELHI: At least 115,000 meetings and two committees later, India’s draft National Education Policy (NEP) was finally shared by the ministry of human resource development for public comment, and may soon become a policy. Notwithstanding the delay, the draft policy prepared by a team of nine experts led by space scientist Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan is perhaps […]

Read More →
Key issues that Indian education system is facing

Even though India’s literacy rate has been growing, are we truly imparting the kind of education modern times demand, and to every Indian? The answer is ‘no’. There are a number of issues Indian education system is facing, and one is rural-urban gap. It appears little attention is being paid to the education system in […]

Read More →
Is Ghee Healthy? Here’s What the Science Says

Ghee is a type of clarified butter used in the cuisines of India and the Middle East. Traditionally, it’s made by gently heating cow’s-milk butter until its water content evaporates and its milk solids can be skimmed and strained away, leaving behind only the liquid fat. “Clarified butter is very similar [to ghee], but it’s sometimes made using high heat, […]

Read More →