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Years of conflict in Iraq hit health services in Basra Business and pleasure – How Russian oil giant Rosneft uses its corporate jets Scientists Have Worked Out The Optimal Dose Of Nature Required For Health And Wellbeing Vedanta to challenge winding up of Zambian business in court California to provide healthcare to some undocumented immigrants Policy | Does NEP 2019 address the rot in higher education? Whose health scheme is better? Arvind Kejriwal and Centre spar Jeff Bezos Shares His Best Advice for Anyone Starting a Business Glimmers of Hope and Reform in the National Education Policy Draft

Years of conflict in Iraq hit health services in Basra

Iraq’s vast oil wealth once paid for some of the best health services in the Middle East. But decades of conflict and political unrest have

Business and pleasure – How Russian oil giant Rosneft uses its corporate jets

Jets used for corporate travel by Russian state-owned oil major Rosneft flew at least 13 times to Mallorca, Ibiza, Sardinia and the Maldives when CEO Igor Sechin or people from his social circle were

Scientists Have Worked Out The Optimal Dose Of Nature Required For Health And Wellbeing

It is well-accepted that getting outside is good for both physical and mental health. But now scientists have figured out that we should be spending a

Vedanta to challenge winding up of Zambian business in court

LUSAKA: Vedanta Resources on Tuesday plans to challenge the appointment of a provisional liquidator and the intended winding up of its Zambian business without the chance to

California to provide healthcare to some undocumented immigrants

California is set to become the first US state to extend healthcare benefits to some low-income, undocumented immigrants. Democrats in the state legislature on Sunday agreed to

Policy | Does NEP 2019 address the rot in higher education?

At 484 pages, the National Education Policy 2019 (NEP) is not only the longest policy draft by any government, it is also repetitive, didactic and verbose. Much

Whose health scheme is better? Arvind Kejriwal and Centre spar

Harsh Vardhan had this week written to the chief ministers of Delhi, Bengal, Odisha and Telangana, asking them to join the Jan Aarogya Yojana, a

Jeff Bezos Shares His Best Advice for Anyone Starting a Business

Jeff Bezos has a message for budding entrepreneurs: be ready to take big risks and fail. Bezos delivered that message at Amazon’s re:Mars conference on

Glimmers of Hope and Reform in the National Education Policy Draft

A first review makes for a collective sigh of relief – the draft report of the new National Education Policy 2019 is devoid of any

In health care debate, price control techniques weighed

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 complications from diabetes. Conversations with the man’s family revealed he had not been keeping up [...]

April 14, 2019 Health
Moscow Real Estate Prices Among World’s Fastest-Growing

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 said Thursday. The city of some 12.5 million people has seen its cost of living fall this [...]

April 13, 2019 Real Estate
PEs bet on Hyderabad office real estate

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, attracting more than $1.1 billion of private equity, a more than three-fold increase in investments [...]

April 12, 2019 Real Estate
India’s education technology startup bags $25,000 global tech prize

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 low income and emerging world countries.(Getty Images) India’s education technology startup ‘Dost Education’ has bagged [...]

April 10, 2019 Education
6 Easy-To-Make Drinks for Any Novice Bartender

6 Easy-To-Make Drinks for Any Novice Bartender

For any aspiring bartender, the thought of memorizing a vast array of drinks, each with its unique combination of ingredients, can seem overwhelming. Once you get some practice, though, things get easier. If you’re looking for some practice before you [...]

April 9, 2019 News
What to Look for in an Auto Franchise

What to Look for in an Auto Franchise

When you love cars and love the idea of being in business for yourself, it’s only natural to explore an auto repair franchise. Before you buy just any franchise, it’s a good idea to explore the details. Ease of Startup [...]

April 8, 2019 News
Buying Cleaning and Wiping Supplies

Buying Cleaning and Wiping Supplies

Do you own a janitorial service? If this is the case, you will need to buy new supplies on a regular basis. It is very important that the supplies you buy are very high quality and durable. Otherwise, you will [...]

April 8, 2019 News
Weight loss: 5 small steps you can take to slim down and maintain good health

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, from creeping up on you. Weight loss: 5 small steps you can take to slim [...]

April 8, 2019 Health
Motilal Oswal Real Estate achieves second close of realty fund with commitments of Rs 850cr

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 real estate fund – India Realty Excellence Fund IV (IREF IV) – with commitments totalling Rs 850 [...]

April 6, 2019 Real Estate
Repo rate cut to ease liquidity, boost sales for real estate sector

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 to the real estate sector. Since February 2019, RBI has cut the repo rate by [...]

April 5, 2019 Real Estate
Mental health can impact memory decades later

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 problems later in life. Accumulated depression and anxiety can predict a person’s likelihood of developing [...]

April 3, 2019 Health
For this mental health expert, poetry carries positive messages

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 working in Canada with a technology company before realizing that her true interest was in [...]

April 1, 2019 Health