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Future of Water: What lies ahead for India

Water is the next frontier for countries and everyone is trying to protect their water areas. FUTURE OF WATER What does the future of water look like in India? Let’s look at different perspectives from the experts. The post Future of Water: What lies ahead for India appeared first on NextBigWhat.
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Do not order lunch from delivery apps, Chennai school to parents

A Chennai based school has issued circular to parents of it’s students to detest from ordering lunch for their kids through delivery apps.  The school has a lot of concern over students safety as well as the nutritional quality of food which they eat. “We have uniforms and other rules to ensure that every student if equal and there is parity. If we allow food delivery apps, there will be some students whose parents will not allow them to eat this food, there will be some who cannot afford every...
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Deception of Education (in India)

There are two sets of people in India. Set 1 is going through the education system in India and does not yet understand the flaws Set 2 is the industry, which realizes that the education system is broken, but more often than not does not understand the reasons. Through this article, we want to drive through a clear understanding of the challenges in the education system of India, including its evolution and reasons. First, let’s take a step back and set the context of Set 1. Most of the peopl...
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Future of Food

What’s happening to food? What does the road ahead look like? Are we consuming more than what we are producing? Let’s look at future of food, a collected wisdom  The post Future of Food appeared first on NextBigWhat.
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4 school students killed themselves in India every day: Report

A National Crime Records Bureau report shows a total of 8,934 students committed suicide in 2015, up from 8,068 the year before. As per NCRB, 2,543 students — 1,360 below the age of 18 years … The post 4 school students killed themselves in India every day: Report appeared first on NextBigWhat..
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Telangana Police’s Face Recognition Tool Helps Re-Unite Assam Girl With Family

A facial recognition tool, Darpan developed by the Telangana police helped in re-uniting a missing Assam girl with her family. #FacialRecognition Anjali Tigga 16yrs, missing since 2016 from Lakhimpur, Assam found at Sonitpur Child Care Institution using #TelanganaPolice Facial Recognition Tool 'Darpan'.Emotional reunion followed…[email protected] @shesafe_ts pic.twitter.com/CTZEoOanlo — Swati Lakra IPS (@IGWomenSafety) December 16, 2018 Anjali […] Source
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If you want to be a great negotiator, build empathy within yourself first.

Negotiators have been heroes in the hijackings or hostage drama movies. The world soon forgets about them, while they are the most omni-present entity. Each one of us is a negotiator in personal sense and some of us are even in professional sense. Most of the times it is not evident but sub-consciously all we […] More Source
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Average company lifespan has shrunk to 17 years : ‘Mavericks are mandatory’ for an organisation to survive, says LBS research.

No one is indispensable. No company is indispensable. Recently Amazon’s Jeff Bezos predicted that his company was not too big, not to fail. Now a research done at London Business School has thrown some surprising facts which could have been the precursor to the statement of Mr.Bezos. In the mid-1920s, average lifespan of a leading […] More Source
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It is time for organisations to have quarterly ‘EQ Quotas’ and ‘EQ KPIs’ : This will only make them AI proof.

Our lives are now ruled by screens, which are ruled by algorithms. There is no escape, anywhere. If we say, surrounded by machines, it is a high probability that we would soon get insensitive like them and will forego all our natural qualities which make us human and thus humane. Compassion and empathy for fellow […] More Source
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Indian Railways is truly monetizing religion

Indian Railways has flagged off a new deluxe train for Buddhist pilgrims, called the Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train. This comes a few months after it launched the Shri Ramayana Express which covers destinations associated with the life of Lord Rama. And then, there was Tirtha Yatra Yojana train (Shirdi, Nasik etc). Railways has special facilities […] Source
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Lot many Indians think their work is socially useless

Indians are particularly pessimistic about their jobs, with around 12% considering their work socially useless. The researcher analysed data from more than 100,000 workers across 47 countries and find that, on an average, 8% of the world’s workers consider their jobs socially useless, while 17% seem doubtful about the social usefulness of their jobs. Indians […] Source
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Your Name On A Bottle : How Coke combined data science and marketing to send message in a bottle

The second most precious gift with which we are endowed after we are born is our name. While the first one gives us life, this second gift gives us an identity. And the curiously, the identity sticks even when we are no more! This identity or name thing is so integral to our existence, that […] More Source
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Åre Standing Desks Overrated ?

They’re not cures for anything, and standing is not exercise. A longitudinal study of more than 38,000 people published in the journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine found that standing or walking for more than six hours a day at work was associated with a doubled or tripled risk of needing surgery for varicose veins. Varicose […] Source
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This Bangalore startup has launched a resort only for pets

Petcart, a fully integrated pet care solutions company has launched “Petcart Nest”, an exclusive pet resort in Bangalore. Petcart Nest, the company claims is India’s first luxury resort that is dedicated for pets. Located in Sarjapura road (Bangalore), the Petcart resort is of 2 acres in size, has 1800 sq ft swimming pool and 70 […] Source
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‘Hustle porn’ is ‘one of the most toxic, dangerous things in tech right now’: Reddit cofounder, Alex

“Hustle porn is one of the most toxic, dangerous things in tech right now,” says Reddit cofounder, Alex Ohanian. “This idea that unless you are suffering, grinding working every hour of every day, you’re not working hard enough. It’s such bullshit, such utter bullshit. As entrepreneurs, we are all so busy ‘crushing it’ that physical [...] The post ‘Hustle porn’ is ‘one of the most toxic, dangerous things in tech right now’: Reddit cofounder, Alex appeared first on NextBigWhat..
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Up until 25, I used to think about suicide: A R Rahman

You wouldn’t expect somebody like AR Rahman to have been through suicidal feeling, right? Well, he lost his dad at the age of 9, went through a lot of hardships and there was a phase in his life where he felt like a failure and thought about ending his life almost every day. Up until [...] The post Up until 25, I used to think about suicide: A R Rahman appeared first on NextBigWhat..
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Singapore removes rankings in schools : Learning is not competition!

When a kid is born in India, she loses her right to be a human, immediately. Like a per-condition. She now has option only to be either a horse or a donkey, compared to her peers. She has to surrender her individuality, right after the birth, and then starts the grand wild race called life, […] More The post Singapore removes rankings in schools : Learning is not competition! appeared first on NextBigWhat..
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Here is why the recruiter asks, “What is your salary expectation?”

There are two permanent questions in any interview, across industries. One with which interview starts and the one which closes interview. You know the first one, right? Let us talk about the second question here : “What is your salary expectations?” Sometimes one would wonder, whether “they” even mean it, usually it is there in […] More The post Here is why the recruiter asks, “What is your salary expectation?” appeared first on NextBigWhat..
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Here is why the recruiter asks, “What is your salary expectations?”

There are two permanent questions in any interview, across industries. One with which interview starts and the one which closes interview. You know the first one, right? Let us talk about the second question here : “What is your salary expectations?” Sometimes one would wonder, whether “they” even mean it, usually it is there in […] The post Here is why the recruiter asks, “What is your salary expectations?” appeared first on NextBigWhat..
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The first official “Netflix Addict” of India has arrived [Don’t Chill]

It was a method of escapism. He could forget about his problems, and he derived immense pleasure from it. The post The first official “Netflix Addict” of India has arrived [Don’t Chill] appeared first on NextBigWhat..
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Geeky #WeekendRead : The first online social network was started in 1979!

Those who started using internet around 1998-2000, would remember fondly, how connections were made online, which was unarguable the very first ‘online social network’, the email chain. It happened just after the “Summer of 69”, during this time, in October when two computers were linked at UCLA and Stanford. Whether that could be considered the […] The post Geeky #WeekendRead : The first online social network was started in 1979! appeared first on NextBigWhat..
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BBC tells the truth about loneliness: Younger people feel lonelier than older ones

The general belief so far has been that, as we grow older, we tend to lose friends we have made since childhood. Everyone gets busy, including close relatives and it gets only worse at the fag end. One only gets lonelier, most often it has been cited to the reason of not having one someone […] The post BBC tells the truth about loneliness: Younger people feel lonelier than older ones appeared first on NextBigWhat..
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How much is a teacher worth? : Jack Ma tells us.

Did ever your parents told their relatives or neighbours, that my son or daughter would become a teacher one day? Did you ever hear about a “Sharmaji ka Beta” (Mr.Sharma’s prodigal son) going on to become a great teacher? Well, obviously the answer is no! What a teacher could be worth of after all? Most […] The post How much is a teacher worth? : Jack Ma tells us. appeared first on NextBigWhat..
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The Internet will split in two and one part will be led by China: Eric Schmidt

Eric Schmidt predicts that within the next decade there will be two distinct Internets: one led by the U.S. and the other by China. —- … The post The Internet will split in two and one part will be led by China: Eric Schmidt appeared first on NextBigWhat..
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#LadiesFirst: Tinder India launches “My Move” feature which allows women to make the first move

Tinder India has launched “My Move” feature which allows women to start a conversation first (after both have approved each other with Tinder’s swiping function.). … The post #LadiesFirst: Tinder India launches “My Move” feature which allows women to make the first move appeared first on NextBigWhat..
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What is a cognitive trap? Paras Chopra, Founder @ Wingify

Paras Chopra, the Chairman & Founder of Wingify, spoke at the ProductGeeks Conference 2018 about ‘cognitive traps’ and how they affect the judgement of Product … The post What is a cognitive trap? Paras Chopra, Founder @ Wingify appeared first on NextBigWhat..
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Like Minded Hub helps you discover communities

Like Minded Hub is an online community aggregator that has the best hand picked active Slack groups, Telegram groups, and online forums from 8 different categories. Entrepreneurs Investors Designers Crypto Enthusiasts Developers Creatives Girl Power Milwaukee GET IT About the founding team : Two teenage makers. @cameronswrld and @sbhenrichs (on Twitter) NextBigWhat profiles interesting products and startups (India + world). If you are building something interesting, submit the d...
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Need couple stays in India on an hourly basis? Luvstay solves for you

Luvstay is a hospitality startup which is providing couple stays in India. It also provides accommodation on an hourly basis for couple, travelers and unmarried couples. As far as identity proof is concerned, the couples/travelers need to carry their govt id proof. NEW DELHI GET IT About the founding team : Sumit Anand is the Founder and CEO of Luvstay, India’s first budgeted couple-friendly platform. He started his career as a business development executive at Modi Mundi Pharmaceutica...
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The World Happiness Map Based on Tweets

I was always curious as to if we could showcase the happiness of the world. A simple and fun tool we built for ourselves. We showcase the happiness of a location by virtue of the tweets people are doing. We launched the simple tool – Notes from the makers. Santa Clarita GET IT NextBigWhat profiles interesting products and startups (India + world). If you are building something interesting, submit the details here. The post The World Happiness Map Based on Tweets appeared first on Next...
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The #1 Office Perk? Natural Light

A survey by HR advisory firm Future Workplace called “The Employee Experience” reveals that employees crave something far more fundamental and essential to human needs. In a research poll of 1,614 North American employees, we found that access to natural light and views of the outdoors are the number one attribute of the workplace environment, outranking stalwarts like onsite cafeterias, fitness centers, and premium perks including on-site childcare (only 4-8% of FORTUNE 100 companies offer on-s...
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