Investment During Dhanteras — Options You Can Consider

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Dhantrayodashi, popularly known as Dhanteras ushers in the Diwali celebration in India. Apart from the offerings of puja on this day, this day is traditionally considered auspicious for investment. The focus is, of course, investing in precious metals such as gold and silver. However, nowadays, investing in other assets is also gaining popularity. These days, […]

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Movies, Eating out, Travel — How Bengalis are Coping with the Altered Reality

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Rana Sengupta and his small family, comprising his wife Sudeshna and their small daughter Turni are somewhat strained these days. The fear of Coronavirus has forced them to get cooped up in their flat at New Town, Kolkata. The absence of school and the interaction with friends is affecting Turni as days go by. Even […]

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Is the Worst Over for the Indian Economy? It Certainly Looks Like It

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The Indian economy has been proven on many occasions to be extremely resilient to the vagaries of weather, war, myriad international factors, and now, even the global Covid-19 pandemic. In spite of massive initial disruptions as the pandemic started, India’s economy is back on its track. The signs are so strong that it is now […]

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Missing the Office and Social Life? Take Care of Your Mental Health

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“Hitting lives and livelihoods, the pandemic is causing fear, anxiety, depression, and stress among people. Social distancing, isolation, and coping with perpetually evolving and changing information about the virus has both triggered and aggravated existing and pre-existing mental health conditions that need urgent attention,” Dr. Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director, WHO South-East Asia Region, said. […]

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Online Education is Fast Changing Education with Far-Reaching Impact

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Once upon a time, education meant interactive learning in a classroom. Although the required technology for online education has been available for quite some time now, yet the adoption isn’t very high. So when Soham, a student of class 9 in a Kolkata school learned that his school would adopt online education because the school […]

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How to Make Your Home Free of Mosquitoes and Dengue this Monsoon

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Monsoon is arguably one of the most beautiful and beneficial seasons in India. However, dengue-related cases generally go up during the monsoon, especially in some areas of Kolkata. With the onset of the monsoon season, it is also time to prepare your home against the menace of dengue. With mosquito-borne diseases on the rise, it […]

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