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 …

Education

Not so good: London School of Economics among low-ranked UK varsities

A new official system that ranks UK universities according to their teaching quality has given the thumbs down to some of the most known centres of higher education – including those better known in India such as the London School of Economics (LSE). The first Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) instituted by …

News

Telecom Sector Woes Do Not Pose Systemic Threat To Banks, Says Fitch

Mumbai: In the wake of recent liquidity crisis at Reliance Communications, global rating agency Fitch Ratings today said though the country’s banks do not have large exposure to the telecom sector, but defaults could affect lenders with weak financials. “Indian banks’ exposure to troubled telecom companies is not large enough …

Health

Health warnings women in 20s should not ignore

Women in their 20s experience some significant changes in their body. Emotional imbalances, hormonal changes and issues ‘down there’ trouble almost every woman. But tackling them appropriately could help in coping with these new challenges. We have listed a few common health warnings that you should not overlook. Pain in …

Education

CBSE also makes mistakes, should not have scrapped re-evaluation policy: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Friday orally observed that the CBSE ought not have done away with its re-evaluation policy as it also makes mistakes in evaluation of answer sheets. “You (CBSE) should not have done that. You too make mistakes,” Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva said while hearing a student’s plea …

Health

Vacations are not just fun anymore. They are healthy too!

One of the coolest things that city parents are gung-ho about this summer are wellness vacations for the family. Mumbaikars are taking off with their kids to wellness spas and resorts, where children along with their parents, are indulging in much more than just a fun-filled family time. Bhavika Gada, …

News

Don’t dance on the road! 11 things you should not do in Dubai

Dubai is considered one of the most lenient and multi-ethnic places in UAE, but you do need to conduct yourself in a certain way. What is considered OK in your home country may be a punishable offence in Dubai. So it’s a good idea to be aware of the rules …

TECH UPDATES

YouTube Is Down, It’s Not Just You

Users around the world are reporting that YouTube is down. Website downforeveryoneorjustme reports that YouTube is indeed down, and Twitter is full of users reporting the same. When we tried to visit YouTube, we got the following error: 500 Internal Server Error Sorry, something went wrong. A team of highly …

Finance

State Bank Of India Not Ruling Out Write-Offs Post Merger

New Delhi: The country’s largest lender SBI has said write-downs or write-offs on account of the merger of five associates cannot be entirely ruled out. In the largest consolidation in the banking space, five associate banks and Bharatiya Mahila Bank were merged on April 1 with SBI, putting the lender …

News Updates

Women Entrepreneurs Are Not Victims of Our Choices

I’m a huge fan of Gimlet and love their new Brooklyn-based podcast Startup. Yet, as a female tech entrepreneur (I’m the founder and CEO of Stride, a tech startup that’s self funded that my team and I have grown to 60 people in 3 years while I’ve battled cancer and …