“We have set up committee to reconsider the minimum age for marriage of our daughters. We will take appropriate decision after the committee submits its report,” PM Modi said in his speech on the occasion of India’s 74th Independence Day. … [Read more...] about 74th Independence Day | Committee to reconsider minimum age of marriage for girls: PM Modi
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The most urban island in the country is more of a challenge, however, in part because seawalls that were built to prevent flooding also prevent the island’s natural growth. The country is considering plans to rebuild a road that was built on top of coral reefs when Kiribati was a British colony, turning it into an elevated bridge that restores some of the natural movement of water. But the country also plans to physically raise the height of the island by dredging the neighboring lagoon. … [Read more...] about This Pacific island nation plans to raise itself above the ocean to survive sea level rise
As you might have realized, there are two key factors that are important in achieving financial freedom:1. Supply-side: Ensuring that you’re acquiring assets that earn for you in the background2. Demand-side: Ensuring that your expenses are controlled and they don’t increase as your wealth increases … [Read more...] about Financial independence: How to achieve the target by investing in equities
“The COVID-19 pandemic brings an additional layer of complexity to everyone’s preparations for flu season,” Staniforth says. “So we have to be vigilant, flexible, and creative as we work with employers to conduct socially-distanced clinics as safely as possible.” That means moving on-site clinics from small conference rooms to larger and airier auditoriums, or even hosting clinics outdoors in company parking lots and open spaces. … [Read more...] about Protect your workforce from flu in a COVID-19 world
Buy your dreams Today’s consumer society emerged after the end of World War I, fueled by the emergence of the modern advertising industry and facilitated by the widespread adoption of consumer credit. Edward Bernays, the nephew of Sigmund Freud, is generally credited with inventing the field of marketing during the 1920s. The essence of his approach was to tap into people’s desires to feel good, powerful, and sexy instead of emphasizing the usefulness of a product. Bernays created the term “engineering of consent” and popularized the term “consumer” when referring to American people. … [Read more...] about The U.S. economy is reliant on consumer spending—can it survive a pandemic?