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Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s health deteriorates: AIIMS sources Direction of Apple’s Health group is allegedly causing employee unrest Here’s why your workplace health insurance is so expensive How ‘smart’ education is making students tech addict Special educational needs crisis deepens as councils bust their budgets A ‘vacuum’ in education: We need to teach kids, not just hold exams Key Apple Health researcher departs for new role at the Gates Foundation How technology is changing the face of retail For SRF, the chemicals business is keeping growth momentum steady

Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s health deteriorates: AIIMS sources

NEW DELHI: The health of former finance minister Arun Jaitley, who is admitted to AIIMS, deteriorated on Friday, hospital sources said. Uma Bharti visited the

Direction of Apple’s Health group is allegedly causing employee unrest

A rise in tensions in the Health team over the last few months have led to some employees to become wary of the group’s working

Here’s why your workplace health insurance is so expensive

Even if your employer offers you health insurance at work, chances are you’re shelling out more money for medical care. Last year, employers spent an

How ‘smart’ education is making students tech addict

Indiranagar resident R Swathi’s 13-year-old son would spend hours playing PubG and FIFA games during summer vacations. It began affecting his concentration. Now, he is allowed only

Special educational needs crisis deepens as councils bust their budgets

Protesters, in London in May, demanding action to address the crisis in education for young people with special educational needs and disabilities. Photograph: Dinendra Haria/LightRocket

A ‘vacuum’ in education: We need to teach kids, not just hold exams

The intention is to guide teachers as well as students through the entire syllabus without leaving any gaps in the teaching-learning process. (Photo: Representational image)

Key Apple Health researcher departs for new role at the Gates Foundation

One of the earliest members of the Apple Health team has now departed Apple to join the Gates Foundation. As detailedly CNBC, Dr. Andrew Trister joined

How technology is changing the face of retail

The concept of “retail tech” might bring to mind a Jetsons-like shopping experience of glowing screens, biometric scanners, and robotic personal assistants. But the reality is

For SRF, the chemicals business is keeping growth momentum steady

Shares of SRF Ltd surged 13% on Tuesday after the company impressed with a better-than-expected June quarter performance. Revenue growth, though, slowed to 9% year-on-year

Girl Scouts USA CEO Anna Maria Chávez to Address ACE2016

Girl Scouts USA CEO Anna Maria Chávez to Address ACE2016

Anna Maria Chávez, chief executive officer of the Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA), will explore the theme of Leading in a Changing World at theACE2016, ACE’s 98th Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Chavez will appear at the meeting’s closing [...]

March 10, 2016 Uncategorized
ACE Survey Finds Increased Focus Among College Presidents on Campus Racial Climate

ACE Survey Finds Increased Focus Among College Presidents on Campus Racial Climate

Campus racial climate has become a larger priority for college and university presidents and their institutions, finds a new national online survey by ACE’s Center for Policy Research and Strategy (CPRS). The survey is the first in CPRS’ Pulse Point [...]

March 10, 2016 Education
The ACE CREDIT College and University Network

The ACE CREDIT College and University Network

​Information for Institutions The ACE CREDIT College and University Network is a group of more than 2,000 higher education institutions that consider ACE credit recommendations and other credit for prior learning options for transfer to degree programs. Institutions can join the Network by completing this [...]

March 10, 2016 Education
Eye Health / Blindness Stem Cell Research Surgery Eye lens regeneration from own stem cells: ‘a paradigm shift in cataract surgery’

Eye Health / Blindness Stem Cell Research Surgery Eye lens regeneration from own stem cells: ‘a paradigm shift in cataract surgery’

  Eye lens regeneration from own stem cells: ‘a paradigm shift in cataract surgery’ A new study describes a pioneering new cataract treatment – tested in animals and in a small trial with human patients – where, after the cloudy [...]

March 10, 2016 Health
Auto trade body lowers FY 2017 growth target on higher taxes

Auto trade body lowers FY 2017 growth target on higher taxes

India’s auto trade body has lowered the growth estimate for passenger vehicle sales in the next fiscal year to 11 percent from an earlier forecast of 12 percent, after the government raised taxes on car sales last month. In his [...]

March 10, 2016 Uncategorized
Ireland beats China, India to grow by 7.8% in 2015

Ireland beats China, India to grow by 7.8% in 2015

Preliminary estimates from Ireland’s central statistics office showed gross domestic product (GDP) increasing by 7.8 percent last year. In the fourth quarter, GDP increased by 2.7 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis on the previous three months. These results could [...]

March 10, 2016 Uncategorized
Tata Motors, SpiceJet among 5 stocks to bet on amid bearish market projections

Tata Motors, SpiceJet among 5 stocks to bet on amid bearish market projections

After a steep correction over 12 per cent over the first two months of 2016, domestic equity markets bounced back on firm global markets and a budget that has reignited hopes of an interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank [...]

March 10, 2016 Uncategorized
Sensex snaps 6-day winning streak, Nifty settles at 7,486; Infosys tumbles over 2%

Sensex snaps 6-day winning streak, Nifty settles at 7,486; Infosys tumbles over 2%

The BSE Sensex snapped 6-day rally on Thursday on account profit booking amid mixed cues from global counterparts. Investors also remained cautious ahead of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) data for January scheduled to be released on Friday. The 30-share [...]

March 10, 2016 Uncategorized
Airtel increases maternity leave to 22 weeks

Airtel increases maternity leave to 22 weeks

To promote gender diversity across all management levels, top telecom operatorBharti Airtel has increased maternity leave for its women employees to 22 weeks from 12 weeks. This is in addition to flexible work options for working mothers to ensure a [...]

March 10, 2016 Uncategorized
PSUs spent over Rs 2400 crore in CSR in 2014-15

PSUs spent over Rs 2400 crore in CSR in 2014-15

  116 central public sector enterprises have spent an amount of Rs 2447.59 crore on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities in 2014-15 and no complaint has been received on misuse of these funds, government said today. Heavy Industries and Public [...]

March 10, 2016 Business
ECB cuts rates, expands asset-buying programme to boost economy

ECB cuts rates, expands asset-buying programme to boost economy

FRANKFURT: The European Central Bank delved deep into its remaining arsenal of stimulus options on Thursday, cutting all three of its interest rates and expanding asset-buying to boost the economy and prevent ultra-low inflation becoming entrenched. In moves that initially [...]

March 10, 2016 Business
83 lakh people voluntarily gave up LPG subsidy: Pradhan

83 lakh people voluntarily gave up LPG subsidy: Pradhan

Stressing that the government was committed towards reforming the subsidy structure, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday said that 83 lakh people had voluntarily given up their LPG subsidy so far. Answering a question about whether the government would accept [...]

March 10, 2016 Uncategorized