Education

JEE rank not good? Relax, here’s how you can still get into a great institute

There is a reason the JEE is considered one of the toughest examinations in India, if not the world. The difficulty level of the papers in the exam is not the only reason though. The sheer competitiveness of the exam, owing to a massive number of applicants, is also a …

Fashion & Trends

A sneak peek into actor Kiara Advani’s wardrobe

Kiara Advani (Fugly, 2014; MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, 2016) invites us over to her spacious home at Mahalakshmi one afternoon. We immediately notice her love for white, which is visible in the décor. No wonder then, she’s now an Abbas-Mastan favourite (directors of her recent film, Machine, who are …

News

Bosses of Goldman Sachs and Citigroup drawn into hoax by email prankster

The bosses of Wall Street banks Goldman Sachs and Citigroup are the latest executives to fall victim to an email prankster who has also managed to connect with the head of Barclays and the governor of the Bank of England. While neither Goldman CEO Lloyd Blankfein nor his Citi counterpart …

Education

Pb CM assures probe into diversion of scholarship scheme funds

Chandigarh, Jun 15 (PTI) The Punjab government will get probed the alleged diversion of the Post Matric Scholarship scheme SC funds and strict action will be taken against those found guilty, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said today. Responding to a question of Congress MLA Raj Kumar Chabbewal during the Question …

News

Ever thought of taking a boat into a Hawaiian volcano spouting lava?

Is your experience with volcanoes limited only to what you learn in school and the movies Volcano (1997) and Dante’s Peak (also 1997)? You think they’re something only to be viewed on the Discovery Channel? Well, for your next holiday you should consider exploring the Kilauea Volcano, Kalapana in Hawaii. …

Food

How to Trick Yourself Into Eating Less

Ever notice how a bag of mini-chocolates is so much more appealing than a bar of the same stuff? You’re not the only one who feels that way. Researchers from Arizona State University discovered that smaller pieces of food are more filling and satisfying to people than a single piece …