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Making health insurance work

Making health insurance work

The National Health Protection Scheme is disconnected from primary care. It also needs to be scaled up It is unusual for a health programme to become the most prominent feature of a Union Budget. The previous government missed the bus when it failed to implement the recommendations of the High-Level Expert Group on Universal Health [...]

February 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Making health insurance work

Making the mind stronger: Treat mental insecurities, health will follow

Making the mind stronger: Treat mental insecurities, health will follow

Positive self-esteem is something that gives us the strength to take charge of our lives and feel good about ourselves. The mind plays a disproportionate role in our lives and how it feels can drive how the body ends up feeling. Thus, from borderline personality disorders to depression, there are many disorders that could affect [...]

February 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Making the mind stronger: Treat mental insecurities, health will follow

Dear teens, the advertisements on your favourite TV show may be making you fat

Dear teens, the advertisements on your favourite TV show may be making you fat

Junk food advertisements (ads) shown during programmes that are popular with young people, such as talent shows and football matches, drives youngsters to snack more on unhealthy food. Curbing these ads may help decrease the risk of rising obesity, which is a key factor in the development of deadly illness such diabetes, cardiovascular disease and [...]

January 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Dear teens, the advertisements on your favourite TV show may be making you fat

Office hygiene: 5 mistakes that are making you ill

Office hygiene: 5 mistakes that are making you ill

When one person in the office gets a cold or a stomach bug it feels inevitable that anyone sitting within close proximity will also get ill. Research from SCAsuggest that one in 10 workers believe their health has been compromised by poor workplace hygiene. Just under half of those surveyed believe they have passed on an illness contracted at work [...]

October 28, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Office hygiene: 5 mistakes that are making you ill

Are you a serial yawner at work? You might be just making everyone lazy

Are you a serial yawner at work? You might be just making everyone lazy

All it takes is one person’s yawn to make everyone else follow suit in the office. This is a universal phenomenon, known as contagious yawning. This can affect productivity in the workplace by making employees lazy and sleepy. It also gives the idea to your bosses, that you’re bored. We got in touch with experts [...]

September 8, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Are you a serial yawner at work? You might be just making everyone lazy

Making room for the baby

Making room for the baby

Don’t let your kid’s personal space be an afterthought. Here’s how to get started: Recently, Bollywood’s favourite promoter of nepotism got his babies home to a swanky and pristine-white nursery designed by friend Gauri Khan. A child’s nursery is not just any other room; they are well thought out spaces for the child to call [...]

June 30, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Making room for the baby

Are half-baked anti-profiteering rules a nightmare in the making?

Are half-baked anti-profiteering rules a nightmare in the making?

In the current format, the government’s anti-profiteering rules on the goods and services tax (GST) raise more questions than answers. While the intent is to curtail inflation post-GST implementation, the notification suffers from a lamentable lack of clarity on many aspects, increasing uncertainty for businesses. To begin with, the law would be applicable to all [...]

June 21, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Are half-baked anti-profiteering rules a nightmare in the making?

Japans Nikon sues ASML, Zeiss over chip making technology

Japans Nikon sues ASML, Zeiss over chip making technology

Nikon Corp. said Monday it has taken legal action in the Netherlands, Germany and Japan over the use of semiconductor lithography technology in products made by Dutch and German companies. Nikon said it is seeking to stop Dutch company ASML Holding N.V. and its supplier Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH from using patented technology without its [...]

April 24, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Japans Nikon sues ASML, Zeiss over chip making technology

‘Focused on making health affordable in 21st century’

‘Focused on making health affordable in 21st century’

Ivan Bartolo, CEO of health IT solutions company 6PM, speaks to Anthony Manduca about his drive to revolutionise the health market and the progress of 6PM’s emCare subsidiary company. Malta must wake up to the fact that its health service will soon become unsustainable – unless major changes are brought about in the way such [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on ‘Focused on making health affordable in 21st century’

Making case against Zakir Naik, officials list 55 terror accused he ‘inspired’

Making case against Zakir Naik, officials list 55 terror accused he ‘inspired’

Tasked by the Union Home Ministry to examine whether any legal action can be initiated against controversial televangelist Zakir Naik, security agencies have drawn up a list of 55 terror accused, arrested from across the country over the past decade, who have claimed to be influenced by or to have watched Naik’s speeches. Sources in [...]

August 1, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Making case against Zakir Naik, officials list 55 terror accused he ‘inspired’

Making home decor a decade-long project in Wichita, Kan.

Making home decor a decade-long project in Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita wife and mother Jenifer Sauer, 37, is a sponge for beautiful design that she incorporates into her house in east Wichita. “I wish I could change my house every six months, because I like so many things,” she said. But she knows she can’t do that, so she prioritizes. She and [...]

July 25, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Making home decor a decade-long project in Wichita, Kan.

Men are making more money off their homes than women

Men are making more money off their homes than women

The gender pay gap is following women home from the office. Buying a home is a better financial move for men than women, as the average market value of homes owned by single men is 10% higher than homes owned by single women, according to a new report from RealtyTrac. What’s more, male-owned homes appreciate [...]

May 30, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Men are making more money off their homes than women