• LIFE
    Mentorship in Business and in Life

    I am extremely fortunate to have encountered many people who provided me with guidance in my personal and business lives. These mentors loom large in my memory. In order to be a mentor, one must commit their time, empathy, encouragement, and trust. I was a teenager when I met my first mentor. I had no […]

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    8 quotes on love and life by Vladimir Nabokov

    01/8 “Loneliness as a situation can be corrected, but as a state of mind it is an incurable illness” Russian-born American poet, Vladimir Nabokov was a fiction writer, critic, and butterfly expert. Best known for his literary masterpieces like ‘Lolita’, ‘Pale Fire’ and ‘Pnin’, Nabokov was one of the biggest authors of his time. Nabokov was […]

  • LIFE
    Life on Earth may have arisen from ponds, not oceans: Study

    Life on Earth may have arisen in ponds, not oceans: Study Contrary to the popular belief, recent study by MIT has proved that primitive ponds may have provided a suitable environment for brewing up Earth’s first life forms, rather than large oceans. Researchers report that shallow bodies of water, on the order of 10 centimetres […]

  • To look on the bright side of life, Britain should copy Finland

    Helsinki Restaurant Day, a traditional street food festival in Finland, which again topped the world happiness index. Photograph: eugenesergeev/Getty Images How can we be more Finnish? Last week, the World Happiness Report found that the Finns are officially the world’s happiest people for the second year running. Meanwhile, the UK has – improbably perhaps – risen five […]

  • LIFE
    PNB fraud: Mehul Choksi cites risk to life, moves court

    Mumbai: One of the key accused in the PNBfraud case, Mehul Choksi, on Friday moved a fresh application in a special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court in Mumbai seeking cancellation of a non-bailable warrant against him. His application came three days after his nephew Nirav Modi, another key accused in the Rs 13,500-crore Punjab National BankNSE -2.14 […]

  • LIFE
    When Supreme Court has ruled on life & death

    SC has ruled variously on death penalty and commutation. (Express archive) ON TUESDAY last week, the Supreme Court recalled its own 2009 order sentencing six convicts to death, and acquitted them because of glitches in the prosecution case, which involved the murder of five persons. It brought the spotlight on the varying ways in which courts […]

  • LIFE
    The Sandwich Poisoner Is Going Away for Life

    After a years-long tyrannical reign over his workplace’s communal fridge, Germany’s infamous lunch criminal will never again poison another one of his co-workers’ sandwiches. For years at a manufacturing business in the German town of Schloss Holte-Stukenbrock, people had been falling mysteriously ill. Therefore, when a man by the name of Klaus Radke discovered a […]

  • 4 Secrets to Living a Bold, Creative Life

    In his new book Feck Perfuction: Dangerous Ideas on the Business of Life, artist and designer James Victore shares 77 refreshing lessons for creative professionals on how to pursue a fulfilling career and make bold, meaningful work. Drawing on his own experience pushing boundaries as an art director, graphic designer, and teacher, his plucky words of […]

  • LIFE
    NASA recreates conditions that led to origin of life

    Nasa’s study may offer insights into possible habitats in the cosmos which could host alien life. Astrobiologists have recreated their own mini seafloor vents where life started in the ocean 4 billion years ago. (@NASA)  |  Photo Credit: Twitter Washington: NASA scientists have recreated the conditions in which life formed deep in the Earth’s ocean four billion […]

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    13 Signs It’s Time To Explore A More Fulfilling Path In Life

    You may think you’ve had your life path figured out years ago. But according to experts, nothing’s ever set in stone. Even your planned trajectory can change. In fact, there is a chance that you may be on the wrong path right now. So if you’ve been feeling stuck or unhappy with the state of […]