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Sales accounted under GST could distort September quarter picture

Sales accounted under GST could distort September quarter picture

Investors are in for a surprise when the September quarter results are declared. This will be the first earnings season post-goods and services tax (GST) and differences in how sales will be recorded now are likely to distort reported growth figures. Companies have cautioned about this in their analyst meets and conference calls. Some may [...]

September 8, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Sales accounted under GST could distort September quarter picture

Reasons you could be suffering from heartburn

Reasons you could be suffering from heartburn

Heartburn can occur at the most oddest and inappropriate times, leaving you with a feeling of acute discomfort in your chest. This takes place when stomach acid rises or refluxes, causing severe irritation to your esophagus, which joins the stomach to the mouth. The unfortunate part is that while this is caused due to certain foods [...]

July 5, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Reasons you could be suffering from heartburn

Headlines About United Airlines, Internet Privacy That Could Impact Businesses

Headlines About United Airlines, Internet Privacy That Could Impact Businesses

A few nationwide headlines over the past couple of weeks could have small business implications — or at least lessons to be learned. The United Airlines PR disaster is one that might not impact small businesses directly. But it can still teach businesses a few valuable lessons about how to avoid similar issues. And the [...]

June 8, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Headlines About United Airlines, Internet Privacy That Could Impact Businesses

A Protein in Cucumbers, Potatoes and Other Vegetables Could Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease

A Protein in Cucumbers, Potatoes and Other Vegetables Could Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease

According to the Health experts, we should eat at least five portions of fruits and vegetables everyday as they’re a great source of fiber, antioxidants and several other vitamins and minerals. But are all vegetables as healthy as we think they are? They may not be, according to this new study. Some health experts are [...]

May 23, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on A Protein in Cucumbers, Potatoes and Other Vegetables Could Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease

Brexit: Stripping London of £800bn clearing business could cost investors £80bn, says London Stock Exchange

Brexit: Stripping London of £800bn clearing business could cost investors £80bn, says London Stock Exchange

Two prominent City of London figures have warned EU leaders about the dangers of stripping London of the lucrative euro clearing trade after Brexit. A proposed move could cost investors €100bn (£83bn) over five years, Xavier Rolet, chief executive of the London Stock Exchange, said on Monday. Seperately, Michael Spencer, founder of broker Icap described the [...]

May 22, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Brexit: Stripping London of £800bn clearing business could cost investors £80bn, says London Stock Exchange

G.O.P. Bill Could Affect Employer Health Coverage, Too

G.O.P. Bill Could Affect Employer Health Coverage, Too

Photo If it becomes law, the American Health Care Act will have the biggest effects on people who buy their own insurance or get coverage through Medicaid. But it also means changes for the far larger employer health system. About half of all Americans get health coverage through work. The bill would make it easier [...]

May 10, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on G.O.P. Bill Could Affect Employer Health Coverage, Too

Frog slime could protect us against future flu epidemic

Frog slime could protect us against future flu epidemic

“‘Potent’ new molecule in frog slime may give us new way to beat flu epidemics, say boffins,” The Sun reports. Researchers looked at secretions from the skin of a south Indian frog called Hydrophylax bahuvistara. They found it contained a peptide (a short chain of amino acids) which could kill certain flu viruses in the [...]

April 19, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Frog slime could protect us against future flu epidemic

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.

This Technology Could Finally Make Brain Implants Practical

This Technology Could Finally Make Brain Implants Practical

In labs testing how brain implants could help people with physical disabilities, tales of success can be bittersweet. Experiments like those that let a paralyzed person swig coffee using a robotic arm, or that let blind people “see” spots of light, have proven the huge potential of computers that interface with the brain. But the [...]

February 9, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on This Technology Could Finally Make Brain Implants Practical

Get health insurance at work? Here’s how ACA repeal could affect you

Get health insurance at work? Here’s how ACA repeal could affect you

Recent attention about the planned repeal of the Affordable Care Act has focused on the 20 million people who might lose their health insurance if President Barack Obama’s signature health care law is dismantled by Republicans in Congress. But people who get insurance through their employers – an estimated 150 million Americans – may also [...]

January 21, 2017 Saheli Health Comments Off on Get health insurance at work? Here’s how ACA repeal could affect you

Brexit migration rules could harm City’s lead in financial services technology

Brexit migration rules could harm City’s lead in financial services technology

London’s lead in financial services technology risks being blunted by bureaucratic new migration rules, according to business leaders cited by the latest House of Lords report on leaving the European Union. Peers conclude that the fast-growing sector is one of a number of world-beating industries at risk if London loses its status as an international [...]

December 15, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Brexit migration rules could harm City’s lead in financial services technology

With A Little Push, Technology Could Help Clear The Air In Delhi-NCR

With A Little Push, Technology Could Help Clear The Air In Delhi-NCR

Over the past week, Delhi has remained under the grip of dense smog. This year’s pollution levels are the highest ever measured in two decades. Newspapers reported that much of this pollution originated in the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana where farmers burn their fields to dispose crop residue. But they were short on [...]

November 11, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on With A Little Push, Technology Could Help Clear The Air In Delhi-NCR