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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%

IndusInd Bank calls off IL&FS Securities deal

IndusInd Bank calls off IL&FS Securities deal

IndusInd BankNSE 1.17 % on Tuesday said it has terminated an agreement with IL&FS to buy 100 per cent stake in IL&FS Securities Services (ISSL). In a filing to the BSE, the bank said the definitive share purchase agreement (SPA) — the deal which was already approved by the banking regulator RBI — stands terminated [...]

November 14, 2018 Loknath Das Uncategorized Comments Off on IndusInd Bank calls off IL&FS Securities deal

Rupert Murdoch could pull off amazing coup: Buying Fox regional sports networks back from Disney at a discount of billions

Rupert Murdoch could pull off amazing coup: Buying Fox regional sports networks back from Disney at a discount of billions

‘New Fox’ leading contender to buy regional sports networks it sold to Disney   4:11 PM ET Fri, 26 Oct 2018 | 02:50 The front-runner to buy 22 regional sports TV networks from Disney is the same company that sold them in the first place. “New Fox,” the company that will remain after Rupert Murdoch sells [...]

October 28, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Rupert Murdoch could pull off amazing coup: Buying Fox regional sports networks back from Disney at a discount of billions

Smokers better off quitting, even with the risk of weight gain

Smokers better off quitting, even with the risk of weight gain

If you quit smoking and gain weight, it may seem like you’re trading one set of health problems for another. But a new U.S. study finds you’re still better off in the long run. Compared with smokers, even the quitters who gained the most weight had at least a 50% lower risk of dying prematurely [...]

August 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Smokers better off quitting, even with the risk of weight gain

Want to quit alcohol? Try #DryJanuary to stay off booze for a month

Want to quit alcohol? Try #DryJanuary to stay off booze for a month

Various studies in the past have shown that drinking alcohol carelessly can give many problems related to health to a person. But if you are one of those who are thinking to quit drinking in New Year, then ‘Dry January’ can be really helpful for you. ‘Dry January’ involves saying bye to the booze for [...]

January 9, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to quit alcohol? Try #DryJanuary to stay off booze for a month

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

Stay off the salt. Higher intake may double chances of heart failure

Stay off the salt. Higher intake may double chances of heart failure

Do you love to eat salted wafers, nuts, French fries and other processed foods? Beware, according to a study, high salt intake is associated with a doubled risk of heart failure. The findings showed that people who consume more than 13.7 grams of salt daily may be at two times higher risk of heart failure [...]

August 29, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Stay off the salt. Higher intake may double chances of heart failure

A New Gene Therapy that Can “Turn Off” Asthma and Food Allergies

A New Gene Therapy that Can “Turn Off” Asthma and Food Allergies

Simply put, asthma is a condition wherein a person’s airway is inflamed, narrowed to an extent that it restricts him/her from breathing normally. The airway gets swollen and also produces extra mucus. The American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology estimates nearly 300 million people suffering from asthma across the world. Close to 250,000 die [...]

June 8, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on A New Gene Therapy that Can “Turn Off” Asthma and Food Allergies

5 Business Trends That Will Take Off in 2017

5 Business Trends That Will Take Off in 2017

Last year, 2016, is in our rearview mirror, so it’s time to look to the trends in 2017 that will change how we do business: For instance, in my travels around the country to conventions and keynote speech engagements, I’ve noticed that the faces of the audiences keep getting younger, regardless of the industry. Related: 5 [...]

January 7, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on 5 Business Trends That Will Take Off in 2017

Migrant crisis: ‘Hundreds dead’ in shipwrecks off Libya

Migrant crisis: ‘Hundreds dead’ in shipwrecks off Libya

More than 200 migrants are believed drowned in two shipwrecks off the coast of Libya, migration officials say. The UN refugee agency was told the news by survivors brought ashore on the Italian island of Lampedusa, spokeswoman Carlotta Sami said. Twelve bodies have been recovered. More than 4,200 migrants have died making the dangerous journey [...]

November 3, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Migrant crisis: ‘Hundreds dead’ in shipwrecks off Libya

As it happened: Tamil Nadu bandh passes off peacefully

As it happened: Tamil Nadu bandh passes off peacefully

The dawn-to-dusk Tamil Nadu bandh on Friday on the Cauvery issue called by associations of farmers and traders passed off peacefully even as opposition leaders, including the DMK’s M.K. Stalin and Kanimozhi, courted arrest while leading protest demonstrations in various parts of the State. The day was marked by a slew of agitations, attempts to [...]

September 16, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on As it happened: Tamil Nadu bandh passes off peacefully

Stocks slide on rate hike talk, German data; euro off

Stocks slide on rate hike talk, German data; euro off

Stocks across the globe fell the most since June on Friday, weighed by comments from Federal Reserve officials that lifted bets on an interest rate hike and after German trade data cast doubt on the strength of the euro zone’s largest economy. German exports fell sharply in July, shrinking the overall trade surplus for the [...]

September 9, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Stocks slide on rate hike talk, German data; euro off