Mental health days: How teens changed the law in Oregon

Students in Oregon will be able to take mental health days in the same way they would take sick days under a new law. It’s after four teenagers successfully campaigned for the American state to introduce the legislation. Pupils will be able to have up to five days off every three months for “issues with […]

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Could Dropouts Be The Solution To The Education Crisis?

In the United States, more students drop out of college than receive a degree. According to the U.S. Department of Education, only four in 10 students receive a degree within six years and only 20% graduate with an associate’s degree from a two-year institution within three years. Over the past 20 years, more than 31 million students have […]

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Moneycontrol Top 5 Business News of the Day

Here is a wrap of the major business news of the day. RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya resigns six months ahead of term end  Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) Deputy Governor Viral Acharya has quit six months before the scheduled end of his term. He is set to return to the New York University Stern […]

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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 […]

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The Trust Crisis In Business

In both business and our daily lives, concerns about data security, information credibility and the fishbowl of social media are climbing fast. According to this year’s Edelman Trust Barometer, 73% of respondents globally worry about false information being used as a weapon, and only 1 in 5 people believe “the system is working for them.” Businesses […]

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The towering Yogi of Indian business

Fondly called Yogi or YCD by friends and admirers, Y C Deveshwar has always been dignified and led from the front. The story of Deveshwar is the story of ITC Ltd, a century-old company,  that he transformed from being a cigarette maker to FMCG giant, hotel, hospitality, agri-business, paper, printing and packaging company. Born as […]

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