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Let Government Staff’s Pension Funds To Invest 50% In Equities: PF Body

  ¬†Hyderabad: The pensions fund regulator PFRDA wants government to more than treble investment levels in equity markets by government subscribers under the National Pension System (NPS) up to 50 per cent from 15 per cent now. The regulator has sent a proposal to government seeking to allow government subscribers (state and Central government employees) invest up to 50 per cent in equities under the NPS, Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority chairman Hemanth Contractor said here on Thursday. The authority manages about Rs. 1.70 trillion of funds belonging to…

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Want Healthy Kids? Let them Play in the Mud, Feed them Allergenic Foods and Get a Dog

If you read about children’s health, you’ve heard a lot of this before: Microbes, vilified because they cause infectious diseases, can be beneficial to a child’s well-being. Our society’s penchant for hyper-cleanliness is actually making our children less healthy and more prone to allergies. But microbiologists B. Brett Findlay and Marie-Claire Arrieta make that case with an unusually convincing display of evidence – as well as historical anecdotes and a parent-friendly sense of humor – in their new book, “Let Them Eat Dirt: Saving Your Child from an Oversanitized World.”…

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Don’t Let Stress Derail Your Weight Goals

Wake up before sunrise to go running. Purposefully avoid breakfast or a snack in the hope of saving calories. Assume that “more intense” is always better, whether it be in a workout or an eating plan. All this effort and often no results. Many of us are struggling and frustrated that our bodies are not doing what we want. We’re working hard at eating right and exercising, and we don’t know why the number on the scale doesn’t reflect our efforts. Why is that? The answer could be stress. What…

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Deepika’s messy bun to Priyanka’s waves: Let your hair rule this monsoon

  Let your hair rule this monsoon (Image Courtesy:Twitter) As we welcome the monsoon, it’s time to embrace the cheerful drizzle and flaunt your gorgeous mane. From Deepika Padukone’s favourite messy bun to Priyanka Chopra’s classy waves, one can easily try out these hairstyles with a few simple ways. Shailesh Moolya, National Creative Director, Hair at Lakme Salon, decodes four of their top hair trends that can add style and glamour to your monsoon look. Deepika Padukone’s messy bun: First, mist the hair with a volume boost product on the…

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My five-yr-vintage Refused to devour Dinner – and that i let Her

On a current weeknight, my five-yr-antique daughter did no longer, within the slightest bit, like what I served for dinner. specially, she wanted nothing to do with the fowl that turned into in the dish. She announced, with a very decided face, “Mommy, you constantly inform me I need to pay attention to my body, and my frame says, ‘No way devour that chook,’ so I might not eat it.”Her older brothers burst into riotous laughter, and it became all I ought to do to maintain a directly face. In…

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Facebook to Let Users Buy Tickets Directly

Facebook users will soon be able to buy tickets directly as the social networking giant expands further into e-commerce, company officials said Tuesday. Facebook will in the coming weeks connect to ticketing leaders Ticketmaster and Eventbrite, which will offer an option to buy tickets for selected US events listed on the networking site. Eventbrite said it would provide a QR code a two-dimensional barcode that would be integrated within the Facebook mobile app, letting buyers enter events without the hassle of going to other sites, let alone printing tickets. “We…

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