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What drives Indians to be racist towards students from Africa

What drives Indians to be racist towards students from Africa

African students who have staked all to come to study in universities in India have been facing different levels of racist attacks. Some recent incidents of such attacks were reported in Noida, where students of a private university were attacked by mobs outside the campus. The attackers called the African students Nigerians, which has become [...]

May 17, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on What drives Indians to be racist towards students from Africa

Vision Loss May Be Prevented with Gene Delivery System

Vision Loss May Be Prevented with Gene Delivery System

Gene delivery is a process which helps to induce Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) into the host cells to decode the protein product and treat genetic disorders. Very recently there has been a profound discovery in gene delivery to prevent vision loss. Researchers have developed gene carrying nanoparticles that home in on target cells and prevent vision [...]

May 11, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Vision Loss May Be Prevented with Gene Delivery System

Sugar-free, low-fat claims could be misleading. Here’s how to decode food labels.

Sugar-free, low-fat claims could be misleading. Here’s how to decode food labels.

Products high in calories, salt, sugar or fat are more likely to make low- or no-content claims. To make healthy choices, look for what a product contains rather than what it doesn’t. Food packaging labels may make you feel you are making healthy choices, but the claims rarely reflect the actual nutritional quality of the [...]

March 18, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Sugar-free, low-fat claims could be misleading. Here’s how to decode food labels.

Side Effects of Chemotherapy May Be Reduced by Regular Exercise

Side Effects of Chemotherapy May Be Reduced by Regular Exercise

  Feeling too lazy to hit the gym? Or too tired to even take a walk? A new study should motivate you to pull up your socks, especially for gastrointestinal cancer patients. A recent study suggests that jogging or walking three to five times a week for thirty to fifty minutes can help advanced gastrointestinal [...]

March 15, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Side Effects of Chemotherapy May Be Reduced by Regular Exercise

There’s A Lot To Be Done In Education Sector

There’s A Lot To Be Done In Education Sector

The main highlight of the Budget 2017-18, presented by the Union finance minister on February 1, 2017, in the education sector is the move to enable students to access high-quality education resources. The government has decided to use DTH channels to provide at least 350 online courses available on the ‘Swayam’ platform to students. Currently, [...]

March 8, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on There’s A Lot To Be Done In Education Sector

Sean Spicer: Coal will be one of the cleanest uses of technology that we have

Sean Spicer: Coal will be one of the cleanest uses of technology that we have

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that the US would produce “clean coal” and that rolling back regulations from coal plants would be done in a way that was “environmentally friendly”. He told reporters that the Environmental Protection Agency, which will be led by Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt who once sued the same agency, will [...]

February 9, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Sean Spicer: Coal will be one of the cleanest uses of technology that we have

Land, real estate should be brought under GST: Sisodia

Land, real estate should be brought under GST: Sisodia

The announcement of the 2016 budget pushed the real estate market of Pakistan into gloom since it was accompanied by a new property tax intended to bring black money into the tax-net. The heightened enthusiasm generated by the country’s property market in the two years preceding the 2016 budget was cut short by the new [...]

February 9, 2017 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Land, real estate should be brought under GST: Sisodia

State-framed real estate rules to be examined by House panel

State-framed real estate rules to be examined by House panel

NEW DELHI: Amid reports that key provisions of new real estate regulation law have been diluted by some states, the central government has forwarded the rules notified by the states to a parliamentary committee for examination. Minister of State for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA) Rao Inderjit Singh, in written reply to a question [...]

February 9, 2017 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on State-framed real estate rules to be examined by House panel

Pence ‘very confident’ education pick Betsy DeVos will be confirmed with his vote

Pence ‘very confident’ education pick Betsy DeVos will be confirmed with his vote

WASHINGTON — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says he fully expects billionaire GOP donor Betsy DeVos will be confirmed as education secretary with his tie-breaking vote. Speaking on “Fox News Sunday,” Pence says the Trump administration is “very confident” she will take up her Cabinet post soon. Last week, two Republican senators, Susan Collins of [...]

February 6, 2017 Saheli Education Comments Off on Pence ‘very confident’ education pick Betsy DeVos will be confirmed with his vote

A crappy health care “compromise”: GOP’s new Obamacare “replacement” bill is sure to be wildly unpopular

A crappy health care “compromise”: GOP’s new Obamacare “replacement” bill is sure to be wildly unpopular

The first legislative replacement for the Affordable Care Act of the Trump era has been unveiled, and it seems almost certain that everyone will hate it. The bill, which is sponsored by a handful of Republican senators, tries to accomplish every health care policy goal at once: It tries to preserve (most of) the Affordable [...]

January 25, 2017 Saheli Health Comments Off on A crappy health care “compromise”: GOP’s new Obamacare “replacement” bill is sure to be wildly unpopular

Student Gives Passionate Speech On Why Betsy DeVos Shouldn’t Be Education Secretary

Student Gives Passionate Speech On Why Betsy DeVos Shouldn’t Be Education Secretary

In a powerful and passionate speech, a Detroit student expressed why she doesn’t think Betsy DeVos should be Secretary of Education. In a video the American Federation of Teachers posted on Facebook, Dannah Wilson (whose name was spelled incorrectly in the video and later corrected in the comments) explained that 119 parents, organizers and students (including herself) [...]

January 20, 2017 Saheli Education Comments Off on Student Gives Passionate Speech On Why Betsy DeVos Shouldn’t Be Education Secretary

Deutsche Bank’s CEO says technology will be key to banking in the next five years

Deutsche Bank’s CEO says technology will be key to banking in the next five years

The CEO of the largest German lender has underlined the dramatic shifts that the banking industry faces over the next five years with technology due to play a “key” role in this period of change. “We are placing our bets on technology,” John Cryan, the chief executive officer of Deutsche Bank, said Tuesday at a [...]

January 17, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Deutsche Bank’s CEO says technology will be key to banking in the next five years