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Govt plans to reduce number of PSU banks to 10-15 Income tax scrutiny to remain limited despite surge in returns filed BSE to delist 200 firms, bar their promoters on August 23 This 5-year-old boy’s rocket design with request for astronaut license to NASA gets a warming response In matters of health, is a highly stressful job better than unemployment? We find out It’s okay to feel blue. Here’s why you should stop fighting your emotions Cancer patients who use only alternative therapy are at increased death risk India’s July WPI inflation quickens to 1.88% Osmania University MBA result for May-June 2017 exam declared

Govt plans to reduce number of PSU banks to 10-15

India is looking to reduce the number of state-run banks to 10 to 15, more than what was envisaged earlier, through a series of mergers

Income tax scrutiny to remain limited despite surge in returns filed

The income tax department will maintain the number of tax returns chosen for scrutiny at the current level of less than 1% of all returns

BSE to delist 200 firms, bar their promoters on August 23

Leading stock exchange BSE will ‘compulsorily’ delist 200 firms this week and bar their promoters from the markets for 10 years as trading in these

This 5-year-old boy’s rocket design with request for astronaut license to NASA gets a warming response

After an innocent 9-year-old boy from New Jercy has showed interested in a job requirement for the pots of planetary protection officers to protect Earth

In matters of health, is a highly stressful job better than unemployment? We find out

People employed in low paying or highly stressful jobs may not actually enjoy better health than those who remain unemployed, according to a recent study.

It’s okay to feel blue. Here’s why you should stop fighting your emotions

At times, many of us experience mood swings and feel depressed to an extent. Turns out, to feel the sunshine, it’s important to embrace the cloudiness of your

Cancer patients who use only alternative therapy are at increased death risk

Cancer is one of the deadliest diseases in the world. Various factors like taking contraceptive pills and working at a desk all day can put you at risk. New

India’s July WPI inflation quickens to 1.88%

India’s wholesale price inflation rate picked up in July after easing for four straight months, with food prices back on the rise. The wholesale price

Osmania University MBA result for May-June 2017 exam declared

Osmania University on Wednesday declared MBA (Tech.Mgmt) May/June-2017 results on its official website. Steps to check Osmania University MBA (Tech.Mgmt) results: 1)Visit the official website for Osmania

Edinburgh festival shows examine mental health – with sticky tape and silliness

Edinburgh festival shows examine mental health – with sticky tape and silliness

At the 2014 Edinburgh fringe, the trailblazing Every Brilliant Thing – written by Duncan Macmillan and performed by Jonny Donahoe – talked to us about depression in a refreshingly warm, open and honest way. A year later, Bryony Kimmings and Tim Grayburn’s Fake It [...]

August 14, 2017 Health
A danger to public health? Uproar as scientist urges us to eat more salt

A danger to public health? Uproar as scientist urges us to eat more salt

Public health experts in the UK have spoken out against a new book that claims many of us should be eating more salt, not less – claiming the advice could endanger people’s health. New York scientist James DiNicolantonio says in [...]

August 9, 2017 Health
WomensDay: SA’s top 5 women in technology

WomensDay: SA’s top 5 women in technology

As we celebrate Women’s Day, we would like to shed light on the contributions from South African women in the field of Technology. Let’s take a look at how South African women are currently changing and paving way for future [...]

August 9, 2017 Technology
Real Estate: Beyond Dark Clouds

Real Estate: Beyond Dark Clouds

For 28-year-old S. Nagesh, a Noida-based software engineer drawing an annual income of Rs 26-lakh, the decision to buy a new three-bedroom apartment has been on hold for the last eight-months. “I am aware of the new regulations and laws. [...]

August 9, 2017 Real Estate
Have you tried Face Yoga? Stretching face muscles prevents skin-ageing and sagginess

Have you tried Face Yoga? Stretching face muscles prevents skin-ageing and sagginess

Face Yoga has been making a name for itself as an alternative anti-ageing beauty treatmentfor some time now. The concept involves using exercises to tone, lift and sculpt muscles in the face and counteract sagginess and puffiness for a rejuvenated appearance. [...]

August 7, 2017 Health
Moms-to-be, take note: A chemical found in furniture may lower your child’s IQ

Moms-to-be, take note: A chemical found in furniture may lower your child’s IQ

Flame retardant chemicals — commonly used in furniture and household products — may damage your child’s intelligence and cause loss of IQ points. Researchers from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) in the US conducted the largest meta-analysis performed [...]

August 7, 2017 Health
Harry Potter series helps people cope with death, finds study

Harry Potter series helps people cope with death, finds study

J K Rowling’s popular Harry Potter series may have helped fans cope with death, according to a study which suggests that the people who dwell on the idea of dying are likely to read the books or watch the movies [...]

August 7, 2017 Health
Saliva test offers easier, cheaper diagnoses of liver disease

Saliva test offers easier, cheaper diagnoses of liver disease

A newly developed “oral fluid” test could offer an easier, less expensive alternative for diagnosing liver disease and may eventually help develop treatment, researchers say. Hepatitis E virus (HEV) causes liver disease that infects an estimated 20 million people worldwide [...]

August 5, 2017 Health
Higher sun exposure may increase risk of eye freckles: Study

Higher sun exposure may increase risk of eye freckles: Study

A higher lifetime exposure to sunlight may increase the risk of developing eye freckles or dark spots on the coloured part of the eye called iris, a study has warned. While not malignant, eye freckles could indicate the presence or [...]

August 5, 2017 Health
Love packaged fruit juice? Such drinks with protein-rich meals may make you fat

Love packaged fruit juice? Such drinks with protein-rich meals may make you fat

Consuming a sugar-sweetened drink like fruit juices with a high-protein meal including lean meat, chicken, fish and dairy products may negatively affect energy balance, alter food preferences and cause the body to store more fat, according to a study. The [...]

August 5, 2017 Health
Common disinfectants may up antibiotic resistance risk

Common disinfectants may up antibiotic resistance risk

Exposure to triclosan, an antibacterial and antifungal agent found in domestic products like toothpaste, soaps, detergents, toys, etc., may increase the risk of developing antibiotic resistance, a research has warned. Antibiotic resistance is when bacteria evolve and develop ways to [...]

August 4, 2017 Health
First robotic kidney transplant performed in Maharashtra

First robotic kidney transplant performed in Maharashtra

Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre here performed the first robotic kidney transplant surgery on a man suffering from renal failure, a hospital spokesperson said on Tuesday. Leena, 55, the wife of patient C.N. Murlidharan, donated one of her [...]

August 4, 2017 Health