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An evening walk down Dalal Street | Indices off to a flying start; Sensex up 373 pts; HUL up 5%

An evening walk down Dalal Street | Indices off to a flying start; Sensex up 373 pts; HUL up 5%

Shares were off to a flying start on Monday, thanks to a sharp rally among consumption names in the last couple of hours. These, combined with a positive move on the rupee helped the indices end on a strong note. The Nifty closed above 10,600-mark. Recovery in prices of crude oil too failed to have [...]

November 26, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on An evening walk down Dalal Street | Indices off to a flying start; Sensex up 373 pts; HUL up 5%

Knoxville’s Fountainhead College of Technology shuts down

Knoxville’s Fountainhead College of Technology shuts down

Fountainhead College of Technology is shutting its doors Wednesday after 71 years of educating students, according to an announcement made on the Knoxville school’s website. The closure falls as a consequence of “unfair competition with free college education being offered by the state of Tennessee,” the announcement stated. The school, previously named the Tennessee Institute of [...]

October 31, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Knoxville’s Fountainhead College of Technology shuts down

Here’s Another Way To Cut Down Depression, Anxiety And Stress: Go Green!

Here’s Another Way To Cut Down Depression, Anxiety And Stress: Go Green!

Greening sidewalks, parks and vacant or dilapidated spaces could be an important and inexpensive tool to help address the rising cases of depression, anxiety and stress in urban communities, suggests a study. “Dilapidated and vacant spaces are factors that put residents at an increased risk of depression and stress and may explain why socioeconomic disparities [...]

July 31, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Here’s Another Way To Cut Down Depression, Anxiety And Stress: Go Green!

Cut down on drinks. Alcohol can raise chances of dementia

Cut down on drinks. Alcohol can raise chances of dementia

Turns out, alcohol consumption is one of the biggest risk factors for dementia. According to a new research conducted by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, alcohol use disorders are the most important preventable risk factors for the onset of all types of dementia, especially early-onset dementia.A recent study also suggested that the number of [...]

April 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Cut down on drinks. Alcohol can raise chances of dementia

Cut down on salt to prevent kidney diseases at young age, say doctors

Cut down on salt to prevent kidney diseases at young age, say doctors

Cutting down on the intake of salt can go a long way in preventing kidney diseases at a young age, say health experts. Kidney failure is among the top five major causes of death in the country. There has been an increase in the number of patients in the age group of 25 to 30 [...]

April 11, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Cut down on salt to prevent kidney diseases at young age, say doctors

What foods you must have when you are down with cold

What foods you must have when you are down with cold

1. These 12 foods will help you fight cold easily It is that time of the month, when you worry about the upcoming sweaty season and say good bye to the winter season with a heavy heart! These weather changes lower the immunity levels as well which increases the chances of cold & flu in [...]

March 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on What foods you must have when you are down with cold

Get moving. Exercise can slow down the ageing process

Get moving. Exercise can slow down the ageing process

Regular exercise for a lifetime can slow down the ageing process and help in keeping the body active, a study claims. Researchers assessed the health of older adults, who had exercised most of their adult lives, to see if this could slow down ageing. “We now have strong evidence that encouraging people to commit to [...]

March 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Get moving. Exercise can slow down the ageing process

Dear men, there’s good news for you. Yoga can slow down ageing of the brain

Dear men, there’s good news for you. Yoga can slow down ageing of the brain

Practising yoga regularly can slow down ageing of the brain and help it stay young, claims a study. The study by the researchers of the Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS), said that yoga might help in prevention of age-related degeneration by changing cardiometabolic risk factors and brain-derived neurotrophic factors among men. A [...]

January 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Dear men, there’s good news for you. Yoga can slow down ageing of the brain

Here is why you should NEVER sleep when a plane is taking off or touching down

Here is why you should NEVER sleep when a plane is taking off or touching down

Prefer sleeping on flights? We all despise long flights. And so naturally we pack our cosiest of neck pillows to make the experience smooth. And if you do manage some elbow room, your top priority is to try spending most hours sleeping. Sleeping can be fatal However, doing this could be very risky. According to [...]

September 20, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Here is why you should NEVER sleep when a plane is taking off or touching down

Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

The implementation of restrictions barring citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the US is only the latest mini-tsunami in what will be a sea change in patterns of higher education internationalisation. Not every Western country is turning against internationalisation. Canada, for instance, is keeping its doors open and expanding programmes for international mobility, [...]

February 16, 2017 Saheli Education Comments Off on Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

The implementation of restrictions barring citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the US is only the latest mini-tsunami in what will be a sea change in patterns of higher education internationalisation. Not every Western country is turning against internationalisation. Canada, for instance, is keeping its doors open and expanding programmes for international mobility, [...]

February 16, 2017 Saheli Education Comments Off on Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

Government authorities take down ‘Avalanche’ global crimeware network

Government authorities take down ‘Avalanche’ global crimeware network

A global crimeware network known as “Avalanche” was dismantled by United States and European authorities following a four-year investigation. The U.S. Department of Justice and FBI released a joint statement regarding the takedown network which infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide. “November 30 began the start of a multi-national operation to dismantle a complex, [...]

December 4, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Government authorities take down ‘Avalanche’ global crimeware network