Rahul Gandhi suggests MGNREGA, NYAY to help poor, then shoots a question

Gandhi had promised then that 20% of the poorest families in the country would get Rs 72,000 each annually under the scheme if the party win the parliamentary elections. The scheme was envisaged to cover five crore families and benefit nearly 25 crore people and each family would earn at least Rs 12,000 every month. […]

Richie Mawson was a beloved dad and Liverpool fan. Did a late lockdown cost him his life?

As Richie lay in hospital and the scale of the loss of life was becoming clear, the finger-pointing began. On 2 April, Matthew Ashton, the incoming public health director for Liverpool, told the Guardianthat “it was not the right decision to stage the match”. On 19 April, the mayor of Madrid admitted that it was […]

Unraveling The Surprising Relationship Between Mood And Productivity

If you go from high to low in minutes, stop and take a break. “Frequent and extreme mood swings are early signs for psychological imbalance that often results from poor sleep due to stress,” notes Von Stumm. “It’s easier said than done, but when you notice your mood becoming unstable, take a step back, try […]

How to lift your mood during the long-haul of remote work

A strange quirk about bouts of low mood—we’re most likely to skip a workout when we need it the most. “Failing to exercise when you feel bad is like explicitly not taking an aspirin when your head hurts. That’s the time you get the payoff,” explains Michael Otto, a professor of psychology at Boston University. […]

Missing home across the ditch during lockdown

Gloag, and fellow former South Canterbury sisters Kaitlyn Konior and Megan Ramji, are all struggling with the fact getting back to New Zealand to visit family and friends may still be a long way off yet as the number of coronavirus cases in Melbourne continue to rise.

Desperate mum forced to fight jailed paedophile ex husband for control of kids

Her world came crashing down when the police discovered that not only did he have the most depraved collection of images in his possession but had filmed the moment when he inflicted the most awful abuse on their children.

Back-to-school and college football chaos highlight Trump’s failed leadership

Problems with the return to school and meetings of college football chiefs that could lead to the season being canceled will further fracture the President’s attempts to convince voters that he has led the way out of the viral storm. They will also hamper his efforts to distract from his mishandling of the pandemic that […]

Higher car cess not needed to protect government revenue, say companies

MUMBAI: India’s passenger vehicles industry, chasing its first double-digit growth in seven years, appears to be struggling to come to terms with the government’s likely move to charge a higher cess on luxury cars after the transition to a single producer levy from July.Carmakers argue that higher cess was not needed to protect the government’s […]

Can majority rule survive America’s widening political divide?

Many sociologists and political scientists expect the divergence between popular vote preferences and control of the government to continue to widen in the years ahead. The underlying population split between large and small states is certain to expand. Today, California, the most populous state, has nearly 70 times as many people as the least populous, […]

Old-stager revival the new normal

California State Athletic Commission executive director Andy Foster told BoxingScene.com that Tyson and Jones won’t be donning headgear for the fight. They’ll wear 12-ounce gloves and there won’t be any judges, so technically there won’t be a winner unless a knockout somehow occurs, or either fighter is deemed unfit to continue.