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Employee Provident Fund: Left job? Want to keep contributing to EPF? Read this

Employee Provident Fund (EPF) contribution rules: You can’t contribute after leaving job. Representational Image/Pixabay Employee Provident Fund (EPF) contribution rules: If you have left service, you cannot contribute to EPF anymore. As per rules, any contribution to the EPF by an employee must be matched by the contribution of the employer. The EPFO rules say, “In the absence of wages and ... Read More »

Buying a second hand car: Keep these 5 points in mind while transferring the insurance policy

The second hand or used automobiles market is developing in a steep upward curve in India encouraging dealers and buyers alike to opt for used vehicles. Purchasing a used vehicle stands as a very clever choice, bearing in mind the wide price differentiation factor between an old and a new car. Given the possibility of effortlessly narrowing down on a used ... Read More »

Wish To Keep Your Brain Healthy? Take Care Of Your Heart First

It turns out maintaining low blood pressure does not just help prevent heart attacks — it can also keep your mind sharp. Research presented Wednesday at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Chicago found that at-risk people whose blood pressure was kept lower than the recommended level had a significant reduction in mild cognitive impairment (MCI), the precursor to dementia. ... Read More »

Want to keep anxiety away? Keep your brain busy with memory games and math puzzles

Researchers have found that boosting activity in the brain’s areas related to thinking and problem-solving may also buffer against worsening anxiety. Using non-invasive brain imaging, the researchers found that people at risk of anxiety were less likely to develop the disorder if they had higher activity in a brain region responsible for complex mental operations. “These findings help reinforce a ... Read More »

Jeff Sessions says he’ll keep job ‘as long as appropriate’ despite Trump’s criticism

 Jeff Sessions. Photograph: Andrew Harnik/AP The US attorney general, Jeff Sessions, said on Thursday that he would continue in his job “as long as that is appropriate”, despite Donald Trump’s barrage of criticism of him. Trump had told the New York Times in an interview published late Wednesday he regretted giving Sessions the job after Sessions recused himself from matters relating to ... Read More »

Social media is both vital and risky for our children. Here’s how we can keep them safe

Kids can make great use of the internet, but it isn’t risk free (Stock Image) CREDIT: PETER BYRNE/PA WIRE How can you teach your children to use the internet safely? It’s a question I’ve been thinking about a lot, as the father of five and seven year-old sons who are already adept with parental tablets and laptops alike. They know the internet ... Read More »

Keep your child safe near water

According to statistics, drowning is one of the major causes of accidental death in children. A little lazing around in a mini bathtub may sound tempting, but not many parents realise that if necessary precaution is not taken, the results could be grievous. Apart from the ultimate life threat, young ones also risk sustaining injuries when diving from a height ... Read More »

Facebook Struggles in Legal Fight to Keep the Oculus Rift on Shelves

Facebook was back in federal court today to plead with a judge to reject ZeniMax’s request to halt sales of the Oculus Rift headset. The argument by Facebook’s lawyers could work, but it sure doesn’t make the company’s defense against the original suit look any stronger. In February, a jury ordered Facebook to pay ZeniMax $300 million in damages over ... Read More »

World Asthma Day: 9 Simple Measures to Manage Asthma & Keep it Under Control

                  Asthma is a chronic ailment in which your body tends to produce more mucus that obstructs the nasal passage and airways and thus, making it difficult to breathe. Although there is no absolute cure for asthma, certain lifestyle changes and habits can help in managing it and keeping it under control. ... Read More »

How to Keep Shady Apps From Screwing Up Your Computer

Image: Gizmodo Not all applications and browser add-ons come in peace. So you need to know a few warning signs to look out for if you want to make sure that only legit software makes it onto your machine. Here’s how to avoid bad actors and weed out any shady apps that have already taken root. Desktop applications Image: Screenshot ... Read More »