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In health care debate, price control techniques weighed Moscow Real Estate Prices Among World’s Fastest-Growing PEs bet on Hyderabad office real estate India’s education technology startup bags $25,000 global tech prize Weight loss: 5 small steps you can take to slim down and maintain good health Motilal Oswal Real Estate achieves second close of realty fund with commitments of Rs 850cr Repo rate cut to ease liquidity, boost sales for real estate sector Mental health can impact memory decades later For this mental health expert, poetry carries positive messages

In health care debate, price control techniques weighed

BOSTON — State Rep. Jon Santiago, a Boston emergency room doctor, recalled an elderly patient named Mike who recently came to the hospital with life-threatening

Moscow Real Estate Prices Among World’s Fastest-Growing

Moscow’s real estate costs rose at some of the highest rates in the world last year, the global real estate and investment firm CBRE Group

PEs bet on Hyderabad office real estate

BENGALURU: Hyderabad is attracting large institutional investors like Blackstone, Xanderand Ascendas India Trust as they look to tap the growing commercial market in the region. The city saw a sudden burst in investments in 2018,

India’s education technology startup bags $25,000 global tech prize

The Next Billion Edtech Prize 2019, run by UK-based Varkey Foundation, recognises the most innovative technology destined to have a radical impact on education in

Weight loss: 5 small steps you can take to slim down and maintain good health

Want to boost weight loss and improve health? Follow these simple tips and tricks to remain fit and avoid unwanted pounds, especially around the belly,

Motilal Oswal Real Estate achieves second close of realty fund with commitments of Rs 850cr

Motilal OswalNSE 4.26 % Real Estate (MORE), the real estate private equity arm of Motilal Oswal Financial Services, has achieved the second close of its fourth

Repo rate cut to ease liquidity, boost sales for real estate sector

Reduction in repo rate by another 25 basis points will bring down construction finance costs and ease out home loan rates, giving yet another boost

Mental health can impact memory decades later

New research from the United Kingdom has found that people who experience recurrent episodes of depression throughout adulthood are more at risk of developing memory

For this mental health expert, poetry carries positive messages

Growing up in Mumbai, Prakriti Poddar was expected to follow her father into the family business of banking. Poddar studied economics and spent several years

Intex launches Aqua Ace II with 8MP rear camera, 3000mAh battery at Rs 8,999 in India

Intex launches Aqua Ace II with 8MP rear camera, 3000mAh battery at Rs 8,999 in India

New Delhi: Intex has added a new affordable device to its Aqua series of smartphones – the Aqua Ace II – at a price of Rs 8,999. The phone comes with a 5-inch HD display and at its core is [...]

March 21, 2016 Technology
23 DIYs For Everyone Obsessed With Colorblocking

23 DIYs For Everyone Obsessed With Colorblocking

1. Give an old pair of chinos a splashy makeover: It’ll feel like you’re always wading in a serene ocean. See how to do it yourself here. 2. Melt down some crayons into these gorgeous candles: The possibilities are actually [...]

March 19, 2016 Home Deco
Misplacing Hope in Hero Teachers

Misplacing Hope in Hero Teachers

Gotham: a dark, stormy city, beset with crime and corruption. There is rampant violence and unrest. The psychopathic and sadistic Joker is on the loose, reeking mayhem on a law-abiding people. But just as the city is about to be [...]

March 19, 2016 Education
How Trump Can Make Education Great Again

How Trump Can Make Education Great Again

Donald Trump’s campaign rhetoric is heavily focused on improving America’s ability to compete. He promises a better deal for American workers in trade agreements, and a more restrictive border policy in part to prevent competition from immigrants for low-wage jobs. [...]

March 19, 2016 Education
Charter Schools Propping Up the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Charter Schools Propping Up the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Charter schools suspend students at a much higher rate than non-charter schools, some of which have suspension rates north of 70 percent. But a disproportionate amount of those suspensions fall on black students, who are four times more likely to [...]

March 19, 2016 Education
Swiss housing market continues to slow

Swiss housing market continues to slow

Switzerland´s housing cycle appears to be peaking. Switzerland’s economic growth is weak, and the government is trying to cool the overheated property market – with success: Owner-occupied apartment prices were up by only 1.63% (2.98% inflation-adjusted) in 2015, far from [...]

March 19, 2016 Real Estate
Plane Crazy? New Study Claims Drones Not as Dangerous as the FAA Says

Plane Crazy? New Study Claims Drones Not as Dangerous as the FAA Says

Despite dire predictions from the Federal Aviation Administration that the nation’s air traffic is at peril from unmanned aerial vehicles, a new study claims that the chances of a drone damaging a passenger plane are fairly slim. “Contrary to sensational [...]

March 19, 2016 Technology
Are you as fit as President Obama? White House releases enviable check-up report

Are you as fit as President Obama? White House releases enviable check-up report

He’s 54 years old, just over six feet tall and weighs 175 pounds. His blood pressure is low, cholesterol level enviable and resting heart rate well below average. Did we forget to mention that this man also has a (very, [...]

March 19, 2016 Health
Rats Depress People More Than Crime Does, Study Finds

Rats Depress People More Than Crime Does, Study Finds

A not-so-surprising new study finds that people don’t like rats. But what may be truly surprising is that rats — more than crime or other signs of urban decay — may make people depressed. Rats eat discarded food. Kirsty Wigglesworth [...]

March 19, 2016 Health
Lawyer Says Turing Execs Warned Shkreli Against Drug Price Hike

Lawyer Says Turing Execs Warned Shkreli Against Drug Price Hike

The former top lawyer for Turing Pharmaceuticals says he and other executives warned Martin Shkreli against the drastic price hike that triggered a national backlash against the company and its 32-year-old CEO. Turing’s former general counsel will tell Senate lawmakers [...]

March 19, 2016 Health
Departing UN Official Calls Organization a ‘Black Hole’ of Bureaucracy

Departing UN Official Calls Organization a ‘Black Hole’ of Bureaucracy

Which operation has the United Nations bungled most badly? The ponderous response to the Ebola epidemic — or the ongoing deployment of 4,500 troops in Haiti? Or was it the dispatch of peacekeepers to the Central African Republic who have [...]

March 19, 2016 Health
Lassa Fever Case Puzzles German Doctors

Lassa Fever Case Puzzles German Doctors

German doctors are puzzled by the first outbreak of Lassa fever outside Africa. They say three people have been infected after having contact with an American who died of Lassa fever there last month. “This is now the first documented [...]

March 19, 2016 Health