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UK firms upbeat about doing business in India: Report

UK firms upbeat about doing business in India: Report

NEW DELHI: UK companies are upbeat about doing business in India, with 56 per cent of them saying it is getting easier to do business in India and their perception about corruption being a barrier to operating in India seeing a sharp drop, according to a report. The UK India Business Council’s fifth annual Doing Business in India report [...]

November 15, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on UK firms upbeat about doing business in India: Report

AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Read about the 18 finalists and choose your favorites to win each category

AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Read about the 18 finalists and choose your favorites to win each category

More than 1,300 businesses nominated themselves for Amazon’s Small Business of the Year awards, and these finalists are eligible for a prize package worth an estimated $80,000. The perks include dedicated account management, advertising and promotion assistance, and a visit to the Seattle HQ. Voting is live until midnight (PST) on November 8, so read [...]

November 10, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Read about the 18 finalists and choose your favorites to win each category

Google Health is finally opening up about its plans, and they’re all about search

Google Health is finally opening up about its plans, and they’re all about search

Google hired David Feinberg from Geisinger Health, a system of hospitals based in Pennsylvania, toward the end of 2018 and put him in charge of a newly created division called Google Health. But the company has remained quiet about the division’s scope and goals. Now he’s beginning to talk publicly about his plans, and appeared on [...]

November 3, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Google Health is finally opening up about its plans, and they’re all about search

Let’s get something straight about the panic over vaping and lung health

Let’s get something straight about the panic over vaping and lung health

Vaping has been taking over headlines in recent weeks, and for all the worst reasons. The smoking alternative has been linked to lung issues in dozens of hospitalized patients and health officials are investigating what may be hundreds of related cases. Now, in the state where these cases began to gain national attention, Wisconsin, health officials [...]

August 31, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Let’s get something straight about the panic over vaping and lung health

Forget about taxman; focus on business: CBDT to start-ups

Forget about taxman; focus on business: CBDT to start-ups

(Representative image) NEW DELHI: The country’s start-up community should now not worry about taxmen and concentrate on their businesses as concerns related to ‘angel tax’ have been “sorted out”, the CBDT chief said on Saturday. Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) chairman P C Mody told PTI in an interview that all “legacy issues” related to start-ups [...]

July 8, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Forget about taxman; focus on business: CBDT to start-ups

ITC’s hospitality forays – the less talked about business interest of tobacco/FMCG giant

ITC’s hospitality forays – the less talked about business interest of tobacco/FMCG giant

Hotel Leelaventure’s Rs 3,950 crore asset sale to Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management has run into a roadblock with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) putting the transaction on hold after a complaint by minority shareholder ITC. The tobacco giant, which owns 7.9 percent in Hotel Leela, has alleged that rules on valuation and related-party [...]

April 26, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on ITC’s hospitality forays – the less talked about business interest of tobacco/FMCG giant

The Nine Things No One Tells You About Starting A Business

The Nine Things No One Tells You About Starting A Business

If you dream of starting your own business, there are plenty of resources. Coaches, books and websites detail specific steps you should take or rules you should follow. But to be successful, you have to break the rules. You must be unapologetic about who you are and dare to be different. Here’s my advice for [...]

February 6, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on The Nine Things No One Tells You About Starting A Business

Much to shout about voice technology

Much to shout about voice technology

Amazon’s Echo and Google Home devices are two of the most notable examples of how this technology is transforming the way we connect with machines. In fact, voice search is quickly becoming the primary search mode for consumers, with Comscore UK predicting that by the year 2020, half of all searches will be via voice. [...]

January 28, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Much to shout about voice technology

Stay calm, sweet dreams and good sleep are all about peace of mind

Stay calm, sweet dreams and good sleep are all about peace of mind

Turns out, a peaceful mind can foster happier dreams. It has long been assumed that the content of dreams can tell us something about a person’s well-being. However, so far, dream researchers have mostly studied the dreams of people suffering from various disorders and we know very little about the positive side. Well-being researchers, on [...]

August 27, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Stay calm, sweet dreams and good sleep are all about peace of mind

Breast cancer signs, diagnosis, treatment, all you need to know about it

Breast cancer signs, diagnosis, treatment, all you need to know about it

Ladies, when was the last time you got a mammogram or got yourself screened for breast cancer? A simple self-examination at home might lead to early detection, and in turn boost chances of recovery. We’re not exaggerating. “Breast cancer accounts for 25% of all female cancers diagnosed worldwide. It is the most common cause of [...]

June 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Breast cancer signs, diagnosis, treatment, all you need to know about it

8 things you need to know about breast cancer

8 things you need to know about breast cancer

Author and breast cancer survivor Nicola Sellars opens up about the things that would have made her cancer journey a little bit easier Any sort of cancer diagnosis can be life-changing and, no matter how ‘prepared’ you might be, there are some things that come with the disease that you simply can’t predict. Here, author [...]

April 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 8 things you need to know about breast cancer

5 things I wish I’d known about endometriosis sooner

5 things I wish I’d known about endometriosis sooner

Sufferer Georgina, 25, opens up about the things she wishes she’d known about the painful condition before her diagnosis Endometriosis, a condition where tissue that behaves like the lining of the womb is found outside the uterus, causes severe and debilitating period pain. It affects more than a million women in the UK, yet there is [...]

April 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 5 things I wish I’d known about endometriosis sooner