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, […]

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Heritage High: A film festival celebrates the culture of cities

THE excitement was palpable as students from 10 schools in and around the tricity got together at St Kabir Public School for the INTACH Filmit Film Festival 2019-20, to celebrate their own efforts in creating short films which showcase the heritage and culture of their city. The festival was organised by INTACH’S (Indian National Trust […]

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Introspection is the key to good investing

The economic objective of investment is to ensure that future contingencies such as marriage, children’s education, recession and medical expenses do not lead to a shock to our consumption and we are able to maintain, if not improve, our current lifestyle. Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom Aristotle Very little importance is given […]

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The education system, as it stands today, doesn’t make the grade

Our current school curriculum is purely academic in nature and assumes that all those who complete the compulsory stage of elementary education will continue on to secondary and then to higher education.(Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times) India’s Right to Education (RTE) Act guarantees free and compulsory education for children between the ages of six and 14. […]

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Why Did Boeing Put So Much Technology in the 737 MAX? To Make Money

President Trump implied  that complicated technology might have led to the Boeing 737 MAX disaster (a point since vigorously attacked), tweeting:  “Airplanes are becoming far too complex to fly. Pilots are no longer needed ….and the complexity creates danger. All of this for great cost yet very little gain. I don’t know about you, but I don’t want Albert Einstein […]

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The process of finding mental health care

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Mental health treatment and the resources that are available are topics of conversation again, after a woman killed her three girls and herself last month in Solon Township. Court documents have shown that Aubrianne Moore, 28, had been diagnosed with unspecified schizophrenia in September 2018, saying that she was a potential […]

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The Dept. Of Education’s Loan Default Unit Is In Disarray

Washington DC, USA Exterior facadeGETTY The U.S. Department of Education’s internal unit that handles defaulted federal student loans is in complete disarray. A chronic staffing shortage is causing borrowers and their advocates to experience unprecedented, hours-long wait times – sometimes ending in dropped calls. This means that hundreds of thousands of student loan borrowers may […]

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India Requires $60-80 Billion Investment Over the Next 5 Years in Grid Infrastructure: IEEFA

India will need an investment to the tune of $60-80 billion over the next five years in grid infrastructure to accommodate its tremendous growth in renewable energy capacity, said a brief note published by the Institute of Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). The note highlights that India’s growing renewable energy additions are outgrowing the grid capacity. […]

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