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Adventurous business practices can hurt companies: New India Assurance CMD Atul Sahai

Adventurous business practices can hurt companies: New India Assurance CMD Atul Sahai

One thing clear is that you want to write good business. I am not going to focus on topline and ignore the bottomline. We want to be selective but having said that there have been challenges in the motor insurance business. We have run into some huge challenges. We are devising ways to tackle the challenges. There [...]

March 27, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Adventurous business practices can hurt companies: New India Assurance CMD Atul Sahai

Venture Catalysts launches new health tech accelerator, to invest in 20-25 early stage startups

Venture Catalysts launches new health tech accelerator, to invest in 20-25 early stage startups

Venture Catalysts (VCats), one of India’s top integrated incubators, has teamed up with London-based Well Tech (a health-focused innovation platform) to launch a health tech accelerator – HealthCare Catalysts – which will foster technological innovation in the field of healthcare. The new accelerator will have offices in India, Sri Lanka, and the UK. Mumbai-based VCats told YourStory that it plans to invest $15 million [...]

March 26, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Venture Catalysts launches new health tech accelerator, to invest in 20-25 early stage startups

5 ways to properly secure new technology

5 ways to properly secure new technology

Data breaches are not unique to the University of Washington Medicine (UW). In 2018, US companies experienced 12,449 data breaches, a 424% increase over 2017. In UW Medicine’s case, the breach was due to an internal human error that occurred when data was moved from one server to another. “We have seen a large number of [...]

March 19, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on 5 ways to properly secure new technology

AirAsia announces launch of new technology centre in Bengaluru

AirAsia announces launch of new technology centre in Bengaluru

MUMBAI: Malaysian budget airlines groupAirAsia Thursday announced the launch of a new technology centre in Bengaluru to help it design and create custom-built solutions for the group’s airline and digital businesses. The move is a part of the global initiatives that the company is exploring to drive its digital transformation, a release said. India is a [...]

March 1, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on AirAsia announces launch of new technology centre in Bengaluru

New technology shows promise reducing skyrocketing pedestrian fatalities

New technology shows promise reducing skyrocketing pedestrian fatalities

Source: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim had only a moment to swerve to avoid hitting a car that had stalled out in the middle of I-690 earlier this week, but he couldn’t avoid the other car’s driver, who had exited his vehicle and was trying to cross the freeway. The [...]

February 25, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on New technology shows promise reducing skyrocketing pedestrian fatalities

Money New real estate trends expected to emerge in 2019

Money New real estate trends expected to emerge in 2019

New Delhi: For potential homebuyers, the year 2019 is not expected to be any different from the last few years. Prices are likely to remain stagnant and developers will continue to focus on clearing existing inventory rather than launching new projects as they continue to grapple with regulatory changes like Real estate (regulation and development) Act, [...]

January 7, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Money New real estate trends expected to emerge in 2019

A new study on the side effects of wind energy is almost begging to be misused by climate change deniers

A new study on the side effects of wind energy is almost begging to be misused by climate change deniers

Using wind power to generate the electricity the US needs could cause a surprising amount of local warming, according to a new study. But wind power would still help the world stop pumping carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, which would fight climate change and global warming. There’s concern that fossil fuel interests might misuse this idea to argue [...]

October 5, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on A new study on the side effects of wind energy is almost begging to be misused by climate change deniers

New Delhi: Two real estate firm officials held for fraud

New Delhi: Two real estate firm officials held for fraud

The EOW had registered a case on April 17 under IPC sections 409 and 420. The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) has arrested two officials of a real estate group on allegations of taking Rs 30 lakh from an investor and not repaying returns for the same. Additional Commissioner of Police (EOW) Suvasish Choudhary identified the [...]

September 10, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on New Delhi: Two real estate firm officials held for fraud

Tobacco products to have new pictorial warnings from September 1

Tobacco products to have new pictorial warnings from September 1

Tobacco products will feature a fresh set of 85% pictorial health warnings from September 1. The Union health ministry on Monday notified a new set of health warnings for all tobacco products with validity extending up to the next two years. All tobacco products manufactured, imported or packaged on or after the said date will [...]

August 24, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Tobacco products to have new pictorial warnings from September 1

Scientists develop a new drug that prevents obesity

Scientists develop a new drug that prevents obesity

Obesity brings a lot of other health issues, thus we consider it as harmful. But recently, a new study claimed that obesity can be prevented by consuming the world-first pill which can stop the body from producing fat cells. According to the Deccan Chronicle report, scientists have managed to discover a protein that makes people fat. [...]

August 23, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Scientists develop a new drug that prevents obesity

This new HIV therapy could boost immunity levels in patients

This new HIV therapy could boost immunity levels in patients

Turns out, a new HIV drug can reduce the viral replication and increase immune cells in individuals with advanced, drug-resistant HIV infection. Used in combination with existing HIV medications, the drug is a promising strategy for patients who have run out of effective treatment options, the researchers at Yale University said. For some individuals with [...]

August 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on This new HIV therapy could boost immunity levels in patients

New subtype of prostate cancer identified by researchers

New subtype of prostate cancer identified by researchers

Researchers have identified a new subtype of prostate cancer that occurs in about 7% of patients with advanced diseases. The subtype is characterised by loss of the gene CDK12. It was found to be a more common in metastatic prostate cancer compared to early stage tumours that had not spread, said the study published in [...]

June 26, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on New subtype of prostate cancer identified by researchers