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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

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 risk of sunlight-triggered eye diseases like cataract or macular degeneration, researchers said. Over 600 swimmers [...]

August 5, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Higher sun exposure may increase risk of eye freckles: Study

FSSAI Seeks Higher Tax on Junk Food and Sweetened Drinks

FSSAI Seeks Higher Tax on Junk Food and Sweetened Drinks

Love munching on junk? You may now have to pay a higher price for it as the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has recommended additional tax on processed food and sugar-sweetened beverages. It has also called for a blanket ban on advertising of junk foods and beverages on children’s channels and content [...]

May 9, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on FSSAI Seeks Higher Tax on Junk Food and Sweetened Drinks

Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

The implementation of restrictions barring citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the US is only the latest mini-tsunami in what will be a sea change in patterns of higher education internationalisation. Not every Western country is turning against internationalisation. Canada, for instance, is keeping its doors open and expanding programmes for international mobility, [...]

February 16, 2017 Saheli Education Comments Off on Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

The implementation of restrictions barring citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the US is only the latest mini-tsunami in what will be a sea change in patterns of higher education internationalisation. Not every Western country is turning against internationalisation. Canada, for instance, is keeping its doors open and expanding programmes for international mobility, [...]

February 16, 2017 Saheli Education Comments Off on Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

How Trump’s Immigration Order Is Affecting Higher Education

How Trump’s Immigration Order Is Affecting Higher Education

In the aftermath of the Trump administration’s executive order temporarily banning immigration from a number of Muslim-majority countries to the United States, universities and scholars across the country are grappling with what the restrictions mean for their students—and for scholarship more broadly. Fatemeh Keshavarz is the director of both the School of Languages, Literatures, and [...]

January 30, 2017 Saheli Education Comments Off on How Trump’s Immigration Order Is Affecting Higher Education

Higher Education’s Questionable Equality-of-Opportunity Promise

Higher Education’s Questionable Equality-of-Opportunity Promise

Are colleges engines of upward mobility? The preeminent expert on upward mobility, economist Raj Chetty of Stanford University, has a new paper out that seeks to answer that question. Along with coauthors John Friedman, Emmanuel Saez, Nicholas Turner, and Danny Yagan, Chetty created a one-of-a-kind dataset to track college attendees’ fortunes after they leave school—and [...]

January 25, 2017 Saheli Education Comments Off on Higher Education’s Questionable Equality-of-Opportunity Promise

US STOCKS INCH HIGHER IN SLOW PRE-HOLIDAY TRADING

US STOCKS INCH HIGHER IN SLOW PRE-HOLIDAY TRADING

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street traders sometimes root for year-end “Santa Claus rallies,” but on Friday, hardly a creature was stirring as stocks finished slightly higher on the quietest full day of trading in more than a year. Health care companies brought in most of the gains. Major U.S. indexes stayed in a narrow [...]

December 24, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on US STOCKS INCH HIGHER IN SLOW PRE-HOLIDAY TRADING

Further and Higher Education and Research leaders gather for the first time in Africa to elevate sectors’ status

Further and Higher Education and Research leaders gather for the first time in Africa to elevate sectors’ status

Leaders of tertiary education and research are coming together in Accra, Ghana, to tackle the increasingly changing and challenging conditions facing the further, higher education and research sectors around the world.   The 10th International Further and Higher Education and Research Conference running from 14-16 November, organised by Education International, the global confederation of 401 [...]

November 12, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Further and Higher Education and Research leaders gather for the first time in Africa to elevate sectors’ status

Higher subsidy for airlines connecting two regional airports

Higher subsidy for airlines connecting two regional airports

The Centre will provide higher a subsidy to airlines that operate flights between two regional airports under the regional connectivity scheme. It will also allow airlines to transfer its rights or contract to get the subsidy from the government and fly on regional routes to another airline operating a similar type of aircraft, according to [...]

October 24, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Higher subsidy for airlines connecting two regional airports

GST rate on polluting items may be higher

GST rate on polluting items may be higher

Within days of India signing the Paris Climate Treaty, Finance Minister Arun Jaitleyon Friday said tax on environment unfriendly products will be ‘distinct’ from others in the forthcoming GST regime so as to boost funds for climate financing. “The indirect tax regime that we are planning, the rate of taxation on such products which are [...]

October 15, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on GST rate on polluting items may be higher

Two-day European Union Higher Education Fair begins in Delhi

Two-day European Union Higher Education Fair begins in Delhi

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September 30, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Two-day European Union Higher Education Fair begins in Delhi