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Asus ZenFone Live (ZB501KL) Price Cut in India, Now Available

Asus ZenFone Live (ZB501KL) Price Cut in India, Now Available

HIGHLIGHTS ZenFone Live was launched in India in May at Rs. 9,999 It has since already received a price cut, bringing it to Rs. 8,999 The ZenFone Live is now available at Rs. 7,999 Asus India on Monday announced a price drop for its ZenFone Live (ZB501KL) (Review) budget smartphone, which was launched in the country in May. Launched at [...]

December 6, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Asus ZenFone Live (ZB501KL) Price Cut in India, Now Available

New AI System Can Detect Bowel Cancer in Less Than a Second

New AI System Can Detect Bowel Cancer in Less Than a Second

HIGHLIGHTS New AI system can detect colorectal cancer in less than a second It uses an endocytoscopic image to analyse about 300 features of polyp The team is now undertaking a multi-centre study for this purpose Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that can automatically detect colorectal cancer in less than a second. Researchers from [...]

December 2, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on New AI System Can Detect Bowel Cancer in Less Than a Second

Technology will bring ‘revolutionary changes’ in education sector: Ram Madhav

Technology will bring ‘revolutionary changes’ in education sector: Ram Madhav

NEW DELHI: There would be “revolutionary changes” in education sector with the use of technology and the Internet in the future, BJP general secretary Ram Madhavsaid today, and asked whether teachers were ready to face the challenge. “Ten years from now, you will be seeing a totally different education in the world. There won’t be classrooms any more. You need [...]

November 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Technology will bring ‘revolutionary changes’ in education sector: Ram Madhav

Commentary: The New Digital Pill Is Another Example of the Limits of Technology in Health Care

Commentary: The New Digital Pill Is Another Example of the Limits of Technology in Health Care

Last week, the FDA approved a first-of-its-kind medical device to track whether patients are actually taking their medications. The device is a triumph of technology—it may represent an important tool to support team-based care for complex patients—but it forces us to consider a host of new questions about the limits of technology in health care [...]

November 22, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Commentary: The New Digital Pill Is Another Example of the Limits of Technology in Health Care

New moms, take note: Breastfeeding could reduce eczema risk in children

New moms, take note: Breastfeeding could reduce eczema risk in children

Breastfeeding could reduce the risk of eczema in children, according to new research into the impact of programmes designed to support new mothers in feeding their babies. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that babies should be fed just breast milk for six months to help protect them from infection, prevent allergies and provide nutrients [...]

November 20, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on New moms, take note: Breastfeeding could reduce eczema risk in children

Dear moms-to-be, make sure you have these 5 things in your bag when stepping out

Dear moms-to-be, make sure you have these 5 things in your bag when stepping out

Mothers-to-be today are constantly on their toes. During pregnancy not only is your body changing but your hormones are also surging, and in many ways you’re more susceptible to health and hygiene issues. But there are plenty of things you can do to make your journey as safe and enjoyable as possible and to prepare for what’s to [...]

November 20, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Dear moms-to-be, make sure you have these 5 things in your bag when stepping out

Moto X4 Price in India Starts at Rs. 20,999, Goes on Sale Tonight: Event Highlights

Moto X4 Price in India Starts at Rs. 20,999, Goes on Sale Tonight: Event Highlights

Moto X4 India launch live stream is scheduled to start at 2:30pm IST At the Moto X4 India launch event, the company announced key details such as the variants, price, release date, launch offers, and other availability details of the handset. The smartphone comes in two variants, with the Moto X4 price in India for the 3GB [...]

November 18, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Moto X4 Price in India Starts at Rs. 20,999, Goes on Sale Tonight: Event Highlights

Trends in school enrolment and dropout levels

Trends in school enrolment and dropout levels

The Union budget speech recognized the need to measure learning outcomes in schools. An amendment has been introduced to the Right to Education (RTE) Act to permit detentions after class V and class VIII after a test, remedial education and a retest. In light of this, the following data captures some trends with respect to [...]

November 14, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Trends in school enrolment and dropout levels

300 school children in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli fall ill after inhaling toxic gas

300 school children in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli fall ill after inhaling toxic gas

A representational image. Nearly 300 students were taken ill in Shamli after inhaling toxic gas emitted by a sugar mill near their school . Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint Lucknow: Around 300 students were taken ill on Tuesday after inhaling toxic gas emitted by a sugar mill near their school in Shamli district, the police said. Uttar Pradesh [...]

November 10, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on 300 school children in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli fall ill after inhaling toxic gas

Delhi air pollution: 100% spike in patients with respiratory problems; 6 ways to keep your lungs healthy

Delhi air pollution: 100% spike in patients with respiratory problems; 6 ways to keep your lungs healthy

New Delhi: As Delhi air pollution reached alarming levels and leaving everyone gasping for breath, hospitals in the national capital witnessed a 100 percent spike in the number of patients with respiratory problems. On Thursday, all the 10 pollution monitoring stations of the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (Safar) recorded ‘beyond severe’ [...]

November 10, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Delhi air pollution: 100% spike in patients with respiratory problems; 6 ways to keep your lungs healthy

Worried about diabetes in children? High Vitamin D levels in childhood can reduce the risk

Worried about diabetes in children? High Vitamin D levels in childhood can reduce the risk

Children who receive higher levels of Vitamin D during infancy and childhood may be significantly at a lower risk of developing islet autoimmunity as well as Type 1 diabetes, according to a study. Type 1 diabetes is a chronic autoimmune disease that is increasing by 3-5% annually worldwide and occurs when the body’s immune system [...]

October 26, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Worried about diabetes in children? High Vitamin D levels in childhood can reduce the risk

Feeling tired and sleepy all the time? Here’s how to get more shut-eye in winter

Feeling tired and sleepy all the time? Here’s how to get more shut-eye in winter

As we move towards darker nights that will take us into winter, now is a great time to head to bed earlier and set a new sleep schedule. Sleep expert Matthew Walker, a UC Berkeley professor and author of the recently released, Why We Sleep, says that getting a sufficient amount of shut-eye can do wonders [...]

October 26, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Feeling tired and sleepy all the time? Here’s how to get more shut-eye in winter