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Living Life to the Fullest: 4 Financial Lessons from the Vedas

  For centuries, the Vedas have been the fountainhead of all knowledge for us. There are primarily four types of Vedas, namely – Rig-Veda, Saam-Veda, Yajura-Veda, and Atharva-Veda. The term ‘Veda’ means knowledge, while its derivative ‘Vedic’ means knowledgeable. In other words, a Vedic human being is an individual who practices the collective wisdom of the Vedas, in all walks Read More

Lessons from ISRO, cricket, technology figure in Modi’s ‘Pariksha pe Charcha’

New Delhi: From Indian’s moon mission to cricketing excellence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took reference from everyday life to tell students about how to deal with failures. During an interaction with school students ahead of the exam season, Modi in his annual ‘Pariksha pe Charcha’ event in New Delhi, said the new decade will be of those who Read More

Real estate lessons from the ghost societies of Greater Noida

A government housing society with a single occupant. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint Time has stood still for the ghost housing societies of Greater Noida. Three years ago when this correspondent walked the broad roads of Sector MU-I in Greater Noida, with their lovely service road trees leading to gated communities, he had found few people actually living in the fully finished Read More

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France’s brush with ISIS holds lessons for India

The reported remark by the spokesman of the Ministry of External Affairs Vikas Swarup to the effect that his ministry is not in possession of any corroborative information over the recent speculations that some families from Kerala may have migrated to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has, unfortunately, become the small print. In the prevailing set-up in our Read More

Democrat Clinton gives plan to freeze a few college debt, cut lessons

Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton on Wednesday proposed a transient freeze on a few scholar debt and the slicing of university training completely for some families, that specialize in an issue essential to supporters of her rival Bernie Sanders. Clinton’s modern-day idea consists of a three-month moratorium for federal scholar mortgage bills and a new measure to put off in-country Read More