5 signs that you are way too stressed

College life has many facets as it brings a new curriculum and many other things such as scoring good grades in new class with heavy burden of studies to look appealing to others in order to make new friends. The changing hormones of the body also lead to beginning of new relationships on the campus. All these factors have their ups and downs which are enough to cause stress to a college student.  A student might try to figure out what’s wrong with oneself however may be not able to trace a single reason. This usually occurs when a person is under stress. Remember, Stress can shatter your life to pieces. So beware and find out if you are suffering from any sort of Stress.

One of the major signs of stress is disturbance in sleep pattern. If you are not able to sleep well or you sleep for too long, you are suffering from some sort of stress. Another sign to figure out stress is changes in weight. Either you are putting up a lot of weight or have lost significant weight, you are under stress since a stressed person’s is either eating too much or not at all. At higher levels of stress, a person may experience increased heart rate, palpitation, recurrent aches and pains without any diagnosed cause and mood swings. If you are facing any such symptom, then this is high time, you must vent out your feelings to your parents or any other confidante.  If not handled on time, stress can lead to mood disorders such as depression and in some cases it has taken individuals upto suicidal tendencies.  So indulge yourself in some playful activities and move around with a positive attitude to curb stress.

A Student’s Diet To Good Health !

Students as well as parents experience pressure and stress during the examination period and this may distract students from their goal.

 

Can your eating habits help you to cope with stress? The answer is a YES.

The eating habits can affect individual’s mood, calmness and the level of stress. Students increase the consumption of food with high fat, sugary snacks which is result of examination stress, and such eating can be counter-productive. Good nutrition diet must be part of students study plan and intake of water soluble vitamins and minerals is essential to reduce the stress. Students need to focus on their goal which requires calmer mind state and one of the ways to achieve this is avoiding faulty eating habits

Beat stress by eating right:

  • You should avoid the large meals; instead eat frequent but small quantity meal to ensure calming effect on the brain. In short avoid large meals.
  • Fresh fruits and vegetables should be included in daily diet in adequate amount. Fruits containing vitamin C should be preferred like Amla, Oranges and other citrus fruits.
  • Include whole gains into your daily meals like pulses, brown rice, oats, and sprouts. Adequate amount of vitamin B and Zinc is needed and you will get it from green leafy vegetables, and seafood.
  • Strictly eliminate junk food and food with higher fat, white flour, and white rice from your diet.
  • To prevent swings in your blood sugars and cravings, it is suggested to eat dry fruits, roasted whole grains, soups, salads, hot chocolate.
  • To stay fit and well hydrated, drink plenty of water, fruit juices, energy drink and green tea.
  • It is all time favorite and better to nourish your mind with healthy diet plan instead of having memory or vitamin pills.

No Brick and Mortar business will survive post 2023 : Amitabh Kant

Chief Architect of startup India campaign and CEO of Niti Ayog feels that brick and mortal businesses will be dead by 2023.  Speaking at an event organized by TIE, Mr Kant Said “India is the only country with a billion mobile phones and biometrics. In the last 6-7 months we have added almost 28 crore bank accounts. In the last 45 years we have given license to 19 banks but in the last nine months we have given license to 23 payment banks, and many of them are telecom companies including Paytm and Airtel. The brick and mortar sector will go dead”.

According to Kant Banking sector will be see a major hit with the launch of many payment banks like PAYTM and Airtel.  According to him it will be more of a technology show and technology will take the driver’s seat. Currently 350 million people use internet via mobile and internet and 1 billion people will be online by 2023.  According to him “It will all be mobile, telephonic transaction. India will leap frog again. This is because today we are about 350 million using the Internet but 2020-23 there will be about 1 billion people in India using the Internet. Similarly, usage of the Internet will increase with more people on smart phones. A billion Indians with access to the Internet, biometric and using the smart phones we will radically alter the world.”

He added that “Across the world, whether you look at trends in Japan, US or Germany, everywhere is getting digitized. It is inevitable.”

Dewan housing to buy Andromeda for $37 million

Dewan housing finance limited has decided to buy  Andromeda’s loan distribution , mortgage , financing and financial instruments business.  Mumbai based holding company CASA holding holds 80% of Andromeda’s stake . The total deal value will be amounted somewhere between 200 and 250 crores.

Altamount capital is advising CASA capital for the deal . The deal comes  4 years after Malaysians capital fund Navis Capital sold Andromeda for Rs 180 crore to CASA capital holding.  Andromeda currently operates in 16 cities across India and has disbursed loans worth more than Rs 5000 crores.

Andromeda is facing tough competition from competitors like Bank Bazar and Loan adda. These two banking and financial platform boasts more than 9 million visitors per month and offer more than 11 financial products with a collaboration of 40 banking partnersDHFL

1.5L Crore Capex For Reliance Jio

In a move that would surprise and excite many telecom honchos , Reliance Jio announced a total CAPEX of 1.5 Lakh Crore. The companies group Chairman Mukesh Ambani made an announcement while reporting the highest operating profit for Reliance Insdustries in 8 years.  According to group’s deputy CFO “Our capex in the reporting fiscal year stood at Rs 1.20 trillion and this will go up to Rs 1.5 trillion in the ongoing fiscal year. The money will be spent to complete the ongoing expansion projects at Jamnagar and the rollout of the telecom network.”

The announcement would push the oil major’s telecom initiative to the next level.  According to the Deputy CFO 50,000 to 60,000 crore will be used to expand the Jamnagar refinery while 60,000 crore will be used for Reliance Jio and rest will be used for company’s retail arm.  Around $150 million which is around 1,000 crore will be used for US shale gas operations

It is interesting to see that with a record decrease in crude oil price , Reliance industries has seen the highest increase in profit in eight years.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prince, No more!

Musical heartthrob for many , Prince breath his last on Thursday morning at his suburban residence in Minnesota.  In a statement issued by his publicist vette Noel-Schure , he said “It is with profound sadness that I am confirming that the legendary, iconic performer, Prince Rogers Nelson, has died at his Paisley Park residence this morning at the age of 57,”.

 

Prince

According to Carver County’s Sheriff’s Office they received a call related to a high profile medical situation in the Minnesota suburb. The cause of death is yet to be released.

Prince was a pioneer in music industry and has been inducted in the musical Hall of fame In 2004.  He made his debut in 1970 and has been instrumental in bring the cult musical revolution in the world. According to sources “it didn’t take long for him to upend the music world with his startling music and arresting demeanor. He rewrote the rulebook, forging a synthesis of black funk and white rock that served as a blueprint for cutting-edge music in the Eighties.”

“Prince made dance music that rocked and rock music that had a bristling, funky backbone. From the beginning, Prince and his music were androgynous, sly, sexy and provocative. His colorful image and revolutionary music made Prince a figure comparable in paradigm-shifting impact to Little Richard, James Brown, Jimi Hendrix and George Clinto”

It was interesting to see that he was hospitalized last week while returning from a concert in Georgia. He threw his last party on Saturday and the death has come as a surprise for many.

Celebs from across the world took on social media to mourn his death.

More Reports are waited.

Major 7.0 Earthquake Strikes Southern Japan

Japan.jpg-largeAccording to latest report , a major earthquake of 7.0 magnitude struck Japan earlier today. Massive aftershocks were reported after the shocks . Many building have been destroyed because of the same. More than 9 people have been reportedly killed because of the earthquake. The quake struck early saturday in Japan’s Kiyoshi island . The epicentre of the quake has been reportedly at the same place where an earthquake of 6.2 magnitude hit Japan two days ago. A tsunami advisory has been ordered in the coastal regions of Japan.

More reports are awaited. For more  visit cnn.com

 

Homework Guru reaches for the K-12 school going students.

Fast academic answers were for long Homework Guru’s (www.homeworkguru.com) mantra for winning over students. But then the homework help firm , which is also a market leader in online tutoring , sought mass market frame for it brand of anytime answers turned to free online tutoring to widen its reach and diversify the profile of its users. However, the growing clutter in the homework help category

Could prove to be its biggest challenge.

There are close to 100 homework help websites worldwide currently and almost all these companies are planning on free tutoring to lure students online. For an audience who is mostly focused on email based assignment help, such an offer is not only confusing but can even be a deterrent to online academic users. Besides Homework Guru’s growth thus far has been fuelled by its huge tutor base and smart alliance with various universities for a sizeable portion of student base.

Homework Guru’s Brand Plan

  1. Target college going students worldwide and build on online dominance in various subjects& grades
  2. Focus on K-12 student with more emphasis on Online tutoring.
  3. Increase advertisement spends online on various online channels like Facebook , youtube and Google.

The brand clearly needs to widen its appeal among the students. And to do that it has planned close to $1 million worth of investment in advertising.

Student’s Appeal

Homework Help expert, Homework Guru which has answered more than 1 million questions, it has the largest student base in the college questions and answer category. It has hired more than 20,000 experts that help students via email. Homework Guru, an Edunalysis company , believes it has got here on the strength of its easy to use platform and of course ,best academic experts. It believes that it also owes success to a large number of returning students studying in various reputed institutes worldwide.

The alliance with Top universities has paid off handsomely but it could also limit the brand’s potential by restricting its usage to the college students. Perhaps this is the reason why Homework Guru is re-crafting its branding and advertising strategy.

The main target continues to be the college students who is already familiar with the brand. But Homework Guru now wants to be more popular with a large section of school going students studying in various classes. And the brand hopes that the free online tutoring strategy will propel its journey. Homework Guru has already prepared itself to conduct more than 50,000 free tutoring sessions this academic season.

Diving in deep

As an academic help expert , Homework Guru want to reach into the hinterland where the base of  school going students is likely to be larger. Going in for K-12 students is still critical for Homework Guru, not only because it needs to establish itself as a end to end academic expert, because It faces a still competition from other homework help companies available online. These companies do lack the resource infrastructure Homework Guru has, but since the online market is very dynamic they are expected to attract more students in the coming year.

Edunalysis in talks to create 5000 work from home jobs in India.

Edunalysis learning solution is in talks to create more than 5000 work from home modeled tutoring  jobs in India. It is understood that the company wants to enrich its tutor base from India and use them for their iconic Academic platform Homework Guru (www.homeworkguru.com).

The US  – headquartered business restructured to become one of the world’s best education company. It would be group’s first major operation in India if the management agrees on the proposal. Although initially the company is planning to hire 500 to 1000 local experts , it is believed Edunalysis would have a view to growing that number to as many as 5000 in coming years.  The group wants to use the money raised from various institutional investors to increase the dominance of Homework Guru.  According to the CEO of the company “Edunalysis and Homework Guru will be one of the great global growth stories in the next decade.”

“Parents in countries around the world, rich and poor, the single thing that matters to them most is equipping their kids with the skills and the knowledge to go to university, to learn English as a foreign language, because that’s what’s going to get them a better job and a better start in life and that’s what we’re lining Edunalysis up to and it’s a huge opportunity for us,” he added.

The company offers a range of academic help services and is the owner of worlds largest academic question and answer base Homework Guru(www.homeworkguru.com) . The company was founded in 2006 and has been known as the one of world’s top academic publishing house in recent times. Edunalysis also provides online and print educational resources for schools, universities and professionals across the globe.

The company plans to focus and invest more in Edunalysis’s publishing arm while beefing up Homework Guru’s tutor base.

Neither the Edunalysis nor Homework Guru would comment when contacted yesterday.

Meanwhile, it is understood, that a major acquisition deal involving two leading  publishing firms is due to be completed this month.It is understood the deal will see a merger of a number of popular local titles.