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World Hypertension Day 2017: Study Suggests High Incidence of Increased Blood Pressure Among Doctors

World Hypertension Day 2017: Study Suggests High Incidence of Increased Blood Pressure Among Doctors

Hypertension continues to affect millions across the world and leads to close to 7 million premature death every year globally. The World Health Organisation describes blood pressure as “the force of blood against the artery walls as it circulates through the body. High blood pressure or hypertension is the constant pumping of blood through blood [...]

May 18, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on World Hypertension Day 2017: Study Suggests High Incidence of Increased Blood Pressure Among Doctors

World needs India’s leadership in countering terror: US

World needs India’s leadership in countering terror: US

The Obama administration has recently delivered a “very tough” message to Pakistan asking it to dismantle safe havens of Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e- Mohammed and Haqqani network operating from its soil, outgoing US envoy to New Delhi Richard Verma said today. Holding that India faces a “daunting challenge” from these Pakistan-based terror groups and hailing New Delhi’s [...]

January 17, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on World needs India’s leadership in countering terror: US

Ex-MI6 man Steele hired for England World Cup bid

Ex-MI6 man Steele hired for England World Cup bid

The ex-MI6 officer believed to be behind the Trump memos was hired by England’s 2018 World Cup bid team. It is understood Christopher Steele gathered information on football body Fifa and other countries bidding to host the tournament, mainly Russia. The connection comes after Mr Steele was named author of a series of papers containing [...]

January 13, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on Ex-MI6 man Steele hired for England World Cup bid

Watch humans go from a tiny group in Africa to 7 billion around the world, in 5 minutes

Watch humans go from a tiny group in Africa to 7 billion around the world, in 5 minutes

It’s been a bad week for a lot of Americans. How about an interesting distraction? The video above, from the American Museum of Natural History, shows essentially all of human history in just six minutes. It shows humanity spreading across the world over a few hundred thousand years — even as our population remained under [...]

November 13, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Watch humans go from a tiny group in Africa to 7 billion around the world, in 5 minutes

Cost Plus World Market® Launches Annual “Share the Joy” Contest Now Through November 30, 2016

Cost Plus World Market® Launches Annual “Share the Joy” Contest Now Through November 30, 2016

Cost Plus World Market® (www.worldmarket.com) wants to send you home for the holidays! As a way to give back to its customers, the specialty retailer has launched its annual “Share the Joy” contest now through November 30, 2016. This year’s contest will send four lucky winners to see and spend time with loved ones during [...]

November 9, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Cost Plus World Market® Launches Annual “Share the Joy” Contest Now Through November 30, 2016

Is the collapse of productivity in the developed world really so close at hand?

Is the collapse of productivity in the developed world really so close at hand?

The developed world may be facing another Malthusian moment. The first came at the end of the 18th century, when Thomas Malthus predicted dire consequences for humanity if population trends continued on their trajectory. But along came something no one predicted: technology that helped humans use resources more efficiently and get more from the land [...]

October 27, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Is the collapse of productivity in the developed world really so close at hand?

India can be world leader in education: President

India can be world leader in education: President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday expressed the hope that India will once again lead the world in higher education, just like it did for 1,700 years through 6th century BC to 11th century AD. Speaking at the 60th founder’s day celebrations of the Scindia Kanya Vidyalaya (SKV) in Gwalior, Mukherjee said the current scenario – [...]

October 4, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on India can be world leader in education: President

Bennett to OECD education ministers: We can transform the world

Bennett to OECD education ministers: We can transform the world

  Israil Is The right place to hold an international conversation on innovation in education, OECD director of education and skills Andreas Schleicher said Monday. He made the remarks at the opening of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Global Education Industry Summit, organized jointly with Israel’s Education Ministry and the European Union, held [...]

September 27, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Bennett to OECD education ministers: We can transform the world

World War II-era bikemaker UM Motorcyles expands reach in India

World War II-era bikemaker UM Motorcyles expands reach in India

The US-based UM Motorcycles-Lohia (UML), which takes its design inspiration from the World War II era motorcycles, has widened its dealership network in India, by opening its fifth store in Mumbai. The company will be competing with Royal Field in the Indian market, its officials said.   A joint venture between UM International and Indian [...]

August 30, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on World War II-era bikemaker UM Motorcyles expands reach in India

As Fed nears rate hikes, policymakers plan for ‘brave new world’

As Fed nears rate hikes, policymakers plan for ‘brave new world’

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) – Federal Reserve policymakers are signaling they could raise U.S. interest rates soon but they are already weighing new tools they may need to fight the next recession. A solid U.S. labor market “has strengthened” the case for the first rate increase since last December, Fed Chair Janet Yellen told a [...]

August 28, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on As Fed nears rate hikes, policymakers plan for ‘brave new world’

A Wounded Child In Aleppo, Silent And Still, Shocks The World

A Wounded Child In Aleppo, Silent And Still, Shocks The World

Surrounded by shouting, he’s completely silent. The child is small, alone, covered in blood and dust, dropped in the back of an ambulance with his feet dangling off the edge of a too-big chair. He doesn’t cry or speak. His face is stunned and dazed, but not surprised. He wipes his hand over his wounded [...]

August 19, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on A Wounded Child In Aleppo, Silent And Still, Shocks The World

How Silicon Valley helps spread the same sterile aesthetic across the world

How Silicon Valley helps spread the same sterile aesthetic across the world

Igor Schwarzmann is the German co-founder of Third Wave, a strategy consultancy based in Berlin that works with small-scale industrial manufacturers. The company’s clients range across Europe, the United Kingdom, and the United States, so Schwarzmann often finds himself moving between poles of the global economy. While traveling, he turns to Foursquare for recommendations about [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on How Silicon Valley helps spread the same sterile aesthetic across the world