India must invest in education, human skills to be among top 3 economies: Experts

As India hopes to be among the world’s top three economies in the next 15 years, it must invest in education and human skills, a white paper released by a think-tank of top business schools has said. MBAUniverse.com, a think tank and network of leading B-schools in the country, organised the 10th […]

Three Ways Mortgage Lenders Can Be Better Partners To Borrowers

According to PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Home Lending Experience Radar 2018 report, customer satisfaction for mortgage lenders lags behind other financial services providers, especially in industries where FinTech has established deep roots. But how can this be, with all this talk about how technology companies are “disrupting” the mortgage industry? Mortgage lenders have improved […]

OPINION | Draft New Education Policy’ Bizarre Proposal: Parents to be Regulators of India’s Private Schools?

The draft New Education Policy 2019 includes some long-awaited shifts in the education sector like the inclusion of both early childhood education and secondary education of the Right to Education Act, doubling the budget allocation for education, strengthening decentralised mechanisms of teacher management and support, expansion of school nutrition programme […]

Stressed during exams? Junk food may be to blame: Study

Students reporting higher levels of stress tended to snack more often, researchers said. (Source: Thinkstock Image) Eating a poor quality diet, including less fruits and vegetables and more fast food, is associated with increased stress during university examinations, according to a study unveiled Monday. “Stress has long been implicated in […]

Just 10 Minutes of Exercise a Week May Be Enough to Extend Your Life, Study Says

Exercising for just 10 minutes a week is linked to a longer life, according to a new study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Several recent studies have found that even low-intensity exercise, done for a short amount of time, can have a meaningful impact on health. Still, the idea that exercising for 10 minutes […]

Business to be ‘named and shamed’ on late payments to small firms

Big businesses and governments delaying payments to small business suppliers will be “named and shamed” after the Morrison government asked the small business ombudsman to review the impact of late payments on the cash flow of small firms. The government-directed review, which could lead to new laws or more industry-led […]