Optus Hunt for Tech Solutions to Help Young People

Telco giant Optus is on the hunt for technology solutions that will change the lives of young people, with the launch of its second annual Future Makers program. Optus is calling on charities, social entrepreneurs and social enterprises to submit innovative technology ideas which have the potential to contribute to the employability, education and wellbeing … Read more

TiE-Aspire Young Achievers Awards 2016 honours three brave women

Three women from different parts of India, Shweta Khatti, Bhakti Sharma, and Aishwarya Pissay, won this year’s Achievers Award. In picture, Shweta Khatti (Image source: facebook.com/Shweta-Katti) RELATED STORIES Internet surfing decreases academic performance, says study Tribal youths convince parents to send children to school All semester exams postponed due to Cyclone Vardah: Anna University Poor … Read more

Young engineer leaves job for his village

In what appears as a great leap to social service, one engineer from Madhya Pradesh (MP) returns to his village after securing a covetous engineer job. Mr. Mastram Hathesh who graduated from Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT) with material science and metallurgy decided to develop his village severed with under-development. The young engineer … Read more

Young engineer leaves job for his village

In what appears as a great leap to social service, one engineer from Madhya Pradesh (MP) returns to his village after securing a covetous engineer job. Mr. Mastram Hathesh who graduated from Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT) with material science and metallurgy decided to develop his village severed with under-development. The young engineer … Read more

Why young adults with lower education, income level are prone to obesity

Young adults with lower education or income level are at a higher risk of becoming overweight or obese, says a new study. It found that 25 per cent of young adults became overweight or obese. Emerging adulthood is a critical time period for excess weight gain: Excerpts from the journal Researcher Deborah Rohm Young of … Read more

Young workers like those high-deductible health plans

The big boys are embracing health plans with big deductibles. Slightly more than half of large employers analyzed in a new report now offer their workers at least one high-deductible health insurance plan, underscoring a broad trend nationally toward such coverage. Agnieszka Wozniak | Caiaimage | Getty Images And slightly more than 40 percent of … Read more