The authors begin by tackling the most visible kind of clutter: they tell us that clutter of the physical kind “increases cortisol levels, a primary stress hormone. Chronically high levels of cortisol can make us more susceptible to depression, insomnia, and other mental disorders, as well as such stress-related physical disorders as heart disease, hypertension, and diabetes”. Moreover, physical clutter leads to things being misplaced, and searching for these “adds up to an average of one workweek per year per employee… In the United States alone, this loss in productivity when converted to cash amounts to an estimated US$89 billion annually”. This figure, by a study conducted by a corporate, applies only to physical clutter. This is common clutter such as old papers, documents, stationery, electrical/electronic cruft, unused products such as books, and even objects of sentimental value. Here the thoroughness of the authors must be commended; they seem to … [Read more...] about Book Review: High priestess of ‘minimalism’ Marie Kondo offers tips on how to declutter your career
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21. With a view to providing futuristic education to our children and youth, the Central Government has decided to implement the National Education Policy. I am confident that with the implementation of this policy, a new quality education system will be developed and this will transform the future challenges into opportunities, paving the way for a New India. Our youth will be able to freely choose their subjects according to their interests and talents. They would have an opportunity to realise their potential. Our future generations will not only be able to get employment on the strength of such abilities but will also create employment opportunities for others. … [Read more...] about 74th Independence Day | President Kovind warns China, says India won’t shy away from ‘giving a befitting reply’
Today, the whole world is inter-connected and inter-dependent. It's time for India to play an important role in the global economy. For this, India has to become self-reliant. From agriculture, space to healthcare, India is taking several steps to build Atmanirbhar Bharat. I am confident that measures, like, opening up the space sector will generate many new employment opportunities for our youth and provide further avenues to enhance their skills and potential. … [Read more...] about 74th Independence Day | Read the full text of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech here
The law in respect of the fees which a professional can charge is well settled, viz., that a professional is free to decide what he should charge. The amount can vary, depending upon the place of practice, the difficulty and complexity of the treatment or surgery, the seniority of the doctor, and his skill and reputation in the medical field. In fact, even a court has no authority to question the reasonability of a professional's charges, as observed by the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission in B.S. Hegde v/s Dr Sudhansu Bhattacharya. … [Read more...] about Can insurers disallow charges levied for PPE kits and non-medical items?
Below is the coronavirus cases/deaths state-wise tally:S. No.Name of State / UTTotal Confirmed cases (Including 76 foreign Nationals)Cured/Discharged/ MigratedDeath1Andaman and Nicobar Islands111002Andhra Pradesh5031693Arunachal Pradesh1004Assam33015Bihar702916Chandigarh21707Chhattisgarh331308Delhi156130309Goa75010Gujarat695593011Haryana19934312Himachal Pradesh3313113Jammu and Kashmir27830414Jharkhand270215Karnataka277751116Kerala387211317Ladakh1710018Madhya Pradesh987645319Maharashtra268725917820Manipur21021Meghalaya70122Mizoram10023Nagaland#00024Odisha6018125Puducherry71026Punjab186141327Rajasthan1005147328Tamil Nadu1204811229Telengana6471201830Tripura20031Uttarakhand379032Uttar Pradesh735511132West Bengal213377Total number of confirmed cases in India11933*1344392*States wise distribution is subject to further verification and reconciliation#Nagaland Patient shifted to AssamGlobally, nearly two million infections and over 126,00 deaths have been reported due to the COVID-19 … [Read more...] about Coronavirus state-wise tally April 15: Number of cases in Rajasthan rises to 1,005