Instagramming Couple’s ‘Daring’ Travel Photo Has Netizens Unimpressed

What would you do for the perfect travel photo? Dangle out of a moving train? Well, that’s exactly what a couple did. But the reaction was probably not quite as expected. Raquel and Miguel are pair of travel Instagrammers who run the Instagram account ‘explorerssaurus_’. Their account is filled with photographs of the couple in picturesque locations and most of them are breath taking. However, in the quest to get the perfect picture, the couple may have gone a step too far this time. In a recent post from the…

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2019-20 to be year of construction technology: PM

In a bid to increase the use of modern technology in the construction sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Saturday announced the 2019-2020 as the year of construction technology. Speaking at the Construction Technology India 2019, PM said, “India is among those nations where the demand for housing is growing at a rapid pace. To meet this demand and increase the use of modern technology I am declaring April 2019 to March 2020 as the construction technology year”. A home is as much about security and dignity as it…

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China bans 23m from buying travel tickets as part of ‘social credit’ system

Beijing railway station. Local governments and agencies have been piloting aspects of the system. Photograph: Roman Pilipey/EPA China has blocked millions of “discredited” travellers from buying plane or train tickets as part of the country’s controversial “social credit” system aimed at improving the behaviour of citizens. According to the National Public Credit Information Centre, Chinese courts banned would-be travellers from buying flights 17.5 million times by the end of 2018. Citizens placed on black lists for social credit offences were prevented from buying train tickets 5.5 million times. The report released…

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Trailblazers in Travel: Get To Know These Impressive Travel Business Owners

March 7 is International Women’s Day and in anticipation of it, I wanted to take a closer look at female-founded businesses in the travel industry. Not too long ago the industry was very male-dominated with women business owners and tour operators being relatively rare, however, that has changed a lot. I spoke to seven women who have found their own niche, founded their own business and are blazing their own trail in the travel industry. They tell me how they did it below. Rocio Vazquez LandetaPHOTO COURTESY OF ROCIO VAZQUEZ LANDETA…

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South Indian Wedding Hairstyles With Saree Outfits

The Indian state is overpowered by ethnic and current style thoughts known worldwide for its novel moving social customs. Noticeable and regular dress of the Indian women is sari, which they coolly wear in day by day schedules and furthermore for propitious chance. This rassish Indian ladies’ attire can be structured with an assortment of chic and strange materials, for example, Georgette, Banarsi, Mesh, Chiffon, Jamaver and numerous others in especially captivated, clear hues that ooze an attractive eye-catcher. However, this Indian heavenly lady’s dress can not be tied up…

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An MBA or a master’s in finance? Breaking down the debate dollar by dollar

It’s a question that elicits plenty of responses with seemingly nothing close to a consensus answer. Some believe that a master in finance has trumped a two-year business degree as the key qualification for getting a front-office job in banking or other high-paying roles in financial services. Others still see an MBA as the bigger differentiator. The truth is, judging simply by the numbers, it’s all about how much time and money you are willing to invest upfront. An MBA requires a much bigger down payment in all aspects, but…

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Nysaa hires former ShopClues, V-Mart CFO to head group finance

AHMEDABAD: Carpediem Capital-backed Nysaa Retail has bolstered its top deck as the value retail chain starts preparing for an initial public offering. The company named Deepak Sharma its group chief financial officer. Sharma previously was CFO at ShopClues and V-Mart. Nysaa also appointed Nitin Motwani, a former executive at Boston Consulting Group and Egon Zehnder, as the group chief HR officer and Gaurav Sharma, who previously worked at Metro Cash & Carry India, ABRL and the Future Group, as head of marketing. Nysaa, which operates stores under the 1-India Family Mart brand, is exploring its IPO by…

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Opinion | Printing currency isn’t a good way to finance deficit

On 10 February, wire services reported that the then interim finance minister Piyush Goyal favoured “printing currency” as a mode of deficit finance, approvingly citing the example of the US. “As finance ministers we are always in need of money,” Goyal said. He added, “I have heard that the US does deficit financing only by printing currency,” a canard that has been repeated by luminaries of the “Indic” ecosystem enveloping this government in its latter days. By “printing currency”, Goyal is referring to what traditionally was called money finance or…

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Downsizing hits legal education

For nearly a century and a half, Valparaiso University in northwestern Indiana has been training Midwestern lawyers. As recently as five years ago, the law school was aggressively recruiting incoming students with a promotional video on its website saying: “Since 1879 we’ve been generating lawyers to leadership and to service. Here, we teach law both as a science and as an art.” But soon the school won’t be teaching law to anyone. Dial up the admissions office and a recording plays: “Valparaiso University Law School is no longer accepting applicants. This number…

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How to Easily Get a Replacement Social Security Card Online

It goes without saying that your social security card is incredibly important. If it becomes lost there are several steps you can take to get it back online quickly and easily. That being said, there are a few other precautions you may want to take as well, especially in the event that it may have been stolen. First, let’s go over how to get a replacement for your social security card online. Documents You Will Need Before you go about getting your new social security card, you’ll want to make…

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