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Chinese New Year Celebrations Around the World

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With low-cost air travel and the growing economy of China, more and more Chinese are choosing to travel overseas and experience different cultures. Some decide to stay as immigrants resulting in the increase in the size of Chinese communities in many major cities around the world.

It’s not surprising then that Chinese New Year Celebrations take place around the world and enjoyed by, not just the local Chinese communities, but by all residents. You will find that fireworks and firecrackers are a typical fixture of many Chinese New Year celebrations.

Everywhere around the world, different countries welcome the new year with a massive fireworks display in a public place so people can view and enjoy them, or simply set off firecrackers in their own backyards.

Chinese New Year Celebrations

Hong Kong: Huge street parties and parades are held in Hong Kong in order to ring in the new year. Another thing they do is hold the Well-Wishing Festival. People visit the Lam Tsuen, which is the famous shrine featuring the Wishing Trees, and where the Wishing Lanterns Lighting Ceremony is held.

The Chingay Parade is a much-loved event that heralds the Chinese New Year, with the parade making its way through the civic district. Today, this highly anticipated parade features spectacular sights and sounds as well as performances from performing troupes around the world. It also includes the traditional lion dance.

Singapore:

The River Hong Bao Carnival is a major fair held at the Marina Promenade in Singapore. This fair features a lot of food as well as decorations and artwork, and guests can also enjoy cultural performances. The fair is a great opportunity to enjoy not just the place, but to also welcome the new year in a pleasant mood.

Malaysia:

On the 15th day of Chinese New Year in Malaysia, people celebrate Chap Goh Meh, which is basically a form of Valentine’s Day. What happens during this is unmarried women go to any lakes or rivers and throw tangerines; it’s a way for them to wish to have a good partner soon.

USA:

In the United States, parades and fireworks displays are very common, particularly in the cities with a rather large Chinese population. For example, in both San Francisco and Chicago, along ‘dragon’ is paraded through the city streets as part of the celebrations. One can also attend cultural events and exhibitions.

Whenever you find a Chinese community, you will find spectacular Chinese New Year 2019 Celebrations. The sights, sounds, colors, and events during this time are not to be missed.

Siddharth is an avid Trending Story, News and lifestyle blogger. He makes sure that the information she provides is not only reliable but also beneficial for the readers.

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5 Importance of Insurance in Your Daily Life

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There are so many types of Insurance products such as health insurance, home insurance, life insurance plans etc. that you can use in safeguarding your life or property. Making a small investment in an insurance plan of your choice will make it possible for you to live a tension-free life while at the same time guaranteeing security.

In this post, we are going to have a look at the reasons as to why you should consider getting an insurance plan.

Below are the top reasons as to why you need to ensure yourself, property or business to check in by using UAN Login.

1. Encourage Savings

Apart from safeguarding your life, insurance plans tend to encourage Savings by reducing the expenses that you will have to incur in the long run. This is made possible since you can avoid making payments whenever you are facing an unfortunate event like accidents, medical ailment just to name but a few.

People who have Life Insurance plans are also at an advantage since it facilitates systematic savings through the allocation of funds in the form of premium at the end of every year.

2. Managing Potential Risks

With insurance plans, you can get the chance to plan for any uncertainty before it actually happens. For instance, you will never have to worry about losing your car, falling sick or losing your own life since the insurance policy will be there to offer assistance.

3. Acts as a source of protection and safety

People need to prepare themselves for any uncertain event before it actually happens. In order to cope with these uncertainties, you will have to make use of insurance plans.

For example, with a Life insurance policy, the financial needs of your family will be taken care of in case of your demise. This action ensures that a family does not have to start from scratch when the sole breadwinner passes on.

4. Secure your Goals

No one knows what the future holds despite living a comfortable life. It is for this reason that you need an insurance plan which will offer assistance in case you encounter a financial problem.

By buying a term insurance policy, your dependents or nominees will receive a lump sum amount of money whenever they encounter any issues. You will therefore never have to worry about changing financial times or losing a job.

5. Insurance Grants a Piece of Mind

When you have a close look at any industry, you will notice that there is a huge gap between the so-called “big guys” and “small guys”. In case of an emergency, the ‘big boys’ will be able to solve them within a short time since they have the financial muscle.

However, small scale businesses cannot survive this hence you will find them closing down. Fortunately, insurance plans will help the so-called ‘small guys’ in surviving any risk that may come their way.

By getting an insurance plan, you will enjoy the numerous benefits that come your way thus safeguarding the future of your family, property or business.

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5 Successful Indian Female Entrepreneurs Who Have Made It high

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These Indian female entrepreneurs have broken the glass and chased their dreams. They have inspired millions and became truly a woman of substance. They gave up on their 9 to 5 jobs or life as a salaried executive and have soared high and made the impossible as possible.

Here are the ladies who have made their way in the field of entrepreneurs:

1. Anisha Singh Founder of Mydala

The founder and CEO of Mydala a company with a net worth of $150 million. A very educated young lady with Master’s degree in political communication and MBA from America in Information Systems. Was against the 9to 5 job.

Thus she started her Kipnis Software Solutions in USA that managed digital content for numerous corporate clients and big names. Then she moved on founding Mydala.com that happens to be the biggest coupon provider in India. The company started with $4.4 million.

2. Ashwini Asokan Co-founder of Mad Street Den

She along with her better half-formed Mad Street Den a cloud platform that uses artificial intelligence to identify facial expressions and faces. With Intel in Silicon Valley, she started her career but left it to chase her dream.

She received initial funding of $1.5 million in the year 2013 and from where she grew it to be a firm that earns $1 million in revenue every year. They generate money from advertisements, affiliate marketing and from e-commerce.

3. Suchi Mukherjee founder of Limeroad

She founded an e-commerce platform Limeroad that is a common household name. the online store is a platform for the latest styles of dresses that are meant for the urbane woman.

The company started in 2012 and earns through commissions on sales and affiliate marketing and advertisements. The started with initial funds of $20 million and now makes Ths annual revenue of $7.2 million.

4. Ankita Gaba Co-founder of Socialsamosa

She has many feathers in her hat, an entrepreneur, a consultant, and social media strategist. she is the co-founder of socialsamosa. the website was launched in 2011 with an investment of $9 million.

It gets its revenue from advertising, monetization of data, e-commerce and affiliate marketing. The annual revenue of the company is $5 million.

5. Aditi Gupta Co-founder of Menstrupedia

The small town girl with a brave heart. Born in Jharkhand this lady is the co-founder of Menstrupedia and deals with the issue of female hygiene during the menstruation. She was deeply touched by the issues that women face during those days. She made a comic book to educate girls about menstruation is a breakthrough revolutionary book.

The book is being used in 75 schools to educate the girls. The company was formed in 2012 and since then it has just grown bigger and bigger and reached the interiors of the country. She was listed in the Forbes India U- 30 list.

They have paved a path for the generations to come and proved their worth. They have aspired and taken gender equality aspect to another level.

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The Accidental Prime Minister Movie Review: A Sneak Peak in The Movie

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The Accidental Prime Minister

Anupam Kher starrer film the Accidental Prime Minister was basically made to make the former Prime Minister look a weak, spineless man who was nothing more than a puppet who was controlled by the Family. The movie has some finest actors along with Akshaye Khanna, Vipin Sharma, Suzanne Bernet, Munish Bhardwaj, Arjun Mathur, and Aahana Verma. Vijay Ratnakar Gutte has directed the movie.

A book with the same title has picked the story. The movie is about the story that is very personal during the UPA rule when the prime minister was Dr. Manmohan Singh and Sanjay Baru was his media advisor.

The film has carefully honored the former Prime minister but has portrayed him as a weak man who was controlled by the family. The words have been blipped but it was evident that film is revolving around Sonia, Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi.

He was incorruptible but has overlooked corruption of his colleagues due to family’s far-reaching influence. The movie has nothing new it has a narrative of which we are already aware. Even the ones who kept close eyes on the development of those times the movie has nothing new for them.

The movie was well desired by the audience but still, it lost its way to impress the viewers. The movie had no art or craft. Even the finest actors Kher and Khana could not help much and appear just as caricatures.

Kher never appeared to be taking the grip he was always a very week and nervous. His voice was shaky and never once it could be believed that he is playing the man who held the chair of Prime Minister for two full Lok Sabha terms.

Khanna who is playing Baru tried to score a point and turns around the audience to address them and break the illusion or ‘reel’ and ‘real’. he looks great and person of power in his sharply tailored suits and with his smug and smirks he tries to hold the script.

He has access to corridors and lanes of power to which very ministers even from the top front have access to. The movie was more about Baru than the PM himself and thus could have been made with his name.

The stir that it created was not worth it and has no script at all. The movie will disappoint you and can be claimed as a movie that one will watch accidentally.

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