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26/11, Taj Terror Attack: One mass case study in Harvard Psychology department

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On November 26, 2008, one of the most audacious attacks on India’s sovereignty took place. Ten terrorists carried out 12 different across the city. That tragic day world witnessed extraordinary act of bravery and resilience across the city. While Indian commandos and forces were in action from outside the Taj hotel, very few knew what was happening inside the hotel during that crucial time. While all the employees were very well aware about exit points but Not ONE Taj employee abandoned the hotel and ran right through the attack. Instead, they helped guests escape from the hotel. As a matter of fact, some of them lost their lives in the process. This really confounded the psychologists. Their study revealed some interesting facts about the hiring system of Taj Group : The Taj did not recruit from big cities, they recruited from smaller cities where traditional culture still holds strong. They did not recruit toppers; they spoke to schoolmasters to find out who were most

Back pain? simple homeremedies to relieve pain

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Most you might have experienced dull and constant pain in the lower back or sudden pain below the shoulder. This is considered as the back pain. This is a very common problem and most of people will suffer from the back pain at least once in their life time. It can affect people of any age but are common in adults above forty years of age. Back pain can disrupt the quality of your life as they prevent you from work, exercise or in some cases even moving around.  It is not possible to ignore the pain and it needs immediate treatment. It is necessary to understand the underlying problem and one should create lifestyle changes to ease the problem. Top Home Remedies For Back Pain  Get Moving  Do not lie down for long periods. This will make the back pain worse and movements difficult. Try to rest with your back arched using a pillow under your knees. Do not lie on your stomach as this may result in neck pain. Cold And Hot Compress If you have injured your back, getting hot and

Secrets your bank doesn't want you to know

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Banks charge clients for a plethora of services to recover their costs. And it is not a recent phenomenon. There are charges for PIN generation, demand draft, duplicate bank statement, and even account balance updates that you get via SMS on your phone. Here are some common bank charges that we all should know about. 1) Cash Transactions You cannot do unlimited cash transactions from your bank account. There is a cost to it and banks charge you for that. For example, SBI Bank allows just three free cash transactions per month and thereafter charges Rs 50 per transaction. The charges were introduced last year by the bank. Similarly, India's biggest private sector bank, ICICI Bank, reintroduced cash transaction charges post demonetisation at branches from January 1, 2017. There are no charges for first four transactions in a month at branches in the same city. Thereafter, Rs 5 per Rs 1,000 is charged. 2) Non-maintenance charges Non-maintenance charge

Full List of Foods Never to Put in the Refrigerator

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It is quite natural for all of us to want to preserve and protect the foods we purchase. With that in mind, we always think that the best way to do that is by putting them in our refrigerators. However, there are certain foods which should never be placed in the fridge. Below, we have put together an extended list of such foods. The results and certain entries, may surprise you. Bananas Bananas in the fridge? Because they retain nutrients better outside the fridge, they should never be placed inside the refrigerator. According to Canadian Produce Marketing Association, bananas are better kept on the counter until they ripen. The cold temperatures actually slow down the ripening process of the bananas, while the moisture and darkness of the fridge will only facilitate rotting. Potatoes Potato Growers of Alberta all agree; spuds should be placed in a cool, dry and dark space. By reason of the cold temperatures of the fridge, it can turn starch into sugar more rapidly. Because of

Think twice before closing your bank account

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These days a lot of hue and cry is made by consumers about bank charges especially when it comes to monthly average balance maintenance charges. But do you know your bank also charges you when you close your account within a particular time period. Generally, if the account is closed within a year, account closure charges are levied by the bank. These are known as bank account closing charges. Recently, SBI has revised its bank account closing charges. The new charges will be effective from October 1. Now, for SBI customers, there will be no account closure charges in case a person closes the bank account after one year. Earlier the bank used to levy a charge of Rs 500 plus GST (goods and services tax) if a person closed its bank account even after a year of opening it. Those who close the bank account within one year of opening will have to pay Rs 500 plus GST. No change has been made for such customers. However, now no charges will be levied if a deceased person's acc

How sleeping well decreases your cancer risk

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Are you lacking sleep? Do you use indoor lighting and devices that produce light at night? If so, you may potentially be at a higher risk of getting cancer, according to researchers who suggest making changes in your sleep patterns and exposure to light. Between stress, work, and school, more than 70 percent of Americans are not meeting the average recommended 8 hours of sleep they need, and it’s safe to say, America is suffering from a serious sleep crisis. Both melatonin and cortisol hormones that are produced at night are believed to play an important role in fighting off cancer according to some doctors, sleep psychologists, and researchers. Dr. Richard G. Stevens, Cancer Epidemiologist and professor at the University Of Connecticut Health Center has been researching for many years and has tried to figure out why people get cancer, after proposing that cancer may be caused by an overload in iron, Dr. Stevens decided to do research in breast cancer. Melatonin works as

Lose 20 Pounds Without Exercise!

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Whenever you have some sort of special occasion coming up, you tend to plan onto losing weight. You plan your chart on the daily diet plans and exercise routines but eventually end up not doing anything at all. And by the time you realise that, the date would have crept up on you with those extra pounds remaining intact. But, you have good news. As a last-minute resort, it is likely to drop 20 pounds in a month without exercising!! Haven't you been waiting for this, like forever? By following these simple steps, it is quite likely to lose those pesky 20 pounds quickly. Step 1 Low-calorie diet it is! You should maintain a low-calorie diet of not more than around 1,100 calories each day. While this may be difficult, you have to burn more calories than you eat so as to lose weight. So keep in mind to maintain a low-calorie diet of 1100 calories per day. Step 2 Secondly, you should consume four or five small meals each day rather than three large ones. This will ke