The Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) of the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut said in a statement that it “will be creating history” on August 15, 2020 by “hosting the first ever flag hoisting ceremony at Times Square” to commemorate India's Independence Day. … [Read more...] about 74th independence day: In a 1st, Indian tricolour to be hoisted at iconic Times Square in New York
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Mumbai’s size, significance and ability to make international news has made the city the target of some of the worst terrorist attacks in the country. On March 12, 1993, a series of bomb explosions at different city locations killed 257 persons and injured more than a thousand. On August 25, 2003, two car bombs snuffed out 54 lives and injured more than 200 others. In July 2006, a series of bombs in Mumbai’s suburban railway killed 20 people. In November 2008, major city destinations were attacked that killed 174 men, women and children and wounded 300. Many other smaller terrorist incidents have taken place making Mumbai a preferred hunting ground for terrorism. … [Read more...] about Seven reasons why Maharashtra should have a new capital
The experience economy may feel perpetually stalled during the coronavirus pandemic, but Meow Wolf is betting on a quick recovery. The Santa Fe, New Mexico, arts collective, known for its psychedelic live events, is plowing ahead with its newest permanent installation—an interactive grocery store that blends narrative storytelling, technical wizardry, and commerce. … [Read more...] about Here’s a preview of Meow Wolf’s trippy new Las Vegas grocery store—fingers crossed for 2021
Fail fast Last but not least, when it comes to launching a new product, you can never be certain if you’re going to succeed. As an entrepreneur, that’s a risk that you have to be willing to take—especially in quickly changing and uncertain times like these. As Michael Jordan said, “To learn to succeed, you must first learn to fail.” In today’s world, this sentiment could not be more relevant. Establishing product market fit is perhaps one of the hardest things for a new offering, so focus on the feedback and listen to your customers . . . and always remember that we learn something in every mistake and failure! … [Read more...] about Yes, you can launch a new product in the pandemic. Here’s how
These lists can go on endlessly. Longer the list, the tougher the plan. Tougher the plan, the longer the time you need to accumulate the corpus. Longer the time needed, the more the sacrifices you need to make now. All this begs the question, what then is the real secret to financial independence? It is actually “contentment.” Contentment comes out of limiting your desires and living a minimalistic life (not necessarily that of a monk!). But think like a monk. This kind of thinking results in less baggage for you to manage through your life. Striking that balance between need and want is the prime determinant of your financial independence. It will eventually impact your work-life balance, which has surprising results on the need for premature retirement also! This is the spiritual angle to financial independence that in my view is as important as the financial angle. … [Read more...] about How much money do you really need to be financially independent?