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WHO calls for urgent action to reduce patient harm in healthcare

WHO calls for urgent action to reduce patient harm in healthcare

Millions of patients are harmed each year due to unsafe health care worldwide resulting in 2.6 million deaths annually in low-and middle-income countries alone.  Most of these deaths are avoidable. The personal, social and economic impact of patient harm leads to losses of trillions of US dollars worldwide. The World Health Organization is focusing global [...]

September 15, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on WHO calls for urgent action to reduce patient harm in healthcare

IndusInd Bank calls off IL&FS Securities deal

IndusInd Bank calls off IL&FS Securities deal

IndusInd BankNSE 1.17 % on Tuesday said it has terminated an agreement with IL&FS to buy 100 per cent stake in IL&FS Securities Services (ISSL). In a filing to the BSE, the bank said the definitive share purchase agreement (SPA) — the deal which was already approved by the banking regulator RBI — stands terminated [...]

November 14, 2018 Loknath Das Uncategorized Comments Off on IndusInd Bank calls off IL&FS Securities deal

WhatsApp Says India Top Market for Video Calling Minutes; Over 55 Million Video Calls Made Per Day Globally

WhatsApp Says India Top Market for Video Calling Minutes; Over 55 Million Video Calls Made Per Day Globally

After intensive testing, WhatsApp started rolling out the video calling feature in November last year across all platforms globally. Now, after six months of the feature being live, WhatsApp confirms that India is the top country in the world to use the video calling feature. In India, a total of over 50 million video calling [...]

May 9, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on WhatsApp Says India Top Market for Video Calling Minutes; Over 55 Million Video Calls Made Per Day Globally

Ashton Kutcher calls for use of technology to eradicate sex trafficking

Ashton Kutcher calls for use of technology to eradicate sex trafficking

Washington: Actor Ashton Kutcher, who, during his 2012 visit to India, had met sex trafficking victims and has been batting for their cause for long, says there is a need to understand the importance of using technology as a tool to eradicate slavery. Kutcher testified on his anti-sex trafficking efforts before the Senate Foreign Relations [...]

February 16, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Ashton Kutcher calls for use of technology to eradicate sex trafficking

Uber chief quits Trump business council amid boycott calls

Uber chief quits Trump business council amid boycott calls

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has quit President Donald Trump’s council of business leaders, according to an internal memo obtained by The Associated Press. Mr. Kalanick wrote to his employees that he’d spoken with Mr. Trump on Thursday to “let him know that I would not be able to participate on his economic council. Joining the [...]

February 3, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Uber chief quits Trump business council amid boycott calls

Poland protests: Crowds renew calls for press freedom

Poland protests: Crowds renew calls for press freedom

Demonstrators in the Polish capital Warsaw have renewed their protest against government plans to restrict journalists’ access to parliament. Crowds gathered outside the presidential palace on Saturday morning and then marched to parliament. Inside parliament itself, opposition MPs have continued a sit-in that began on Friday. Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo, in a televised address, [...]

December 18, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Poland protests: Crowds renew calls for press freedom

France’s Le Pen calls for end to public education for illegal immigrants

France’s Le Pen calls for end to public education for illegal immigrants

The French far-right leader Marine Le Pen proposed Thursday that children of illegal immigrants be refused places in public school as part of tough program to restrict state services. “I’ve got nothing against foreigners, but I say to them: ‘If you come to our country, don’t expect that you will be taken care of, treated [...]

December 8, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on France’s Le Pen calls for end to public education for illegal immigrants

Landmark report by Surgeon General calls drug crisis ‘a moral test for America’

Landmark report by Surgeon General calls drug crisis ‘a moral test for America’

A landmark report released Thursday by U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy places drug and alcohol addiction alongside smoking, AIDS and other public health crises of the past half-century, calling the current epidemic “a moral test for America.” “The reason I’m issuing this report is I want to call our country to action around what has [...]

November 17, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Landmark report by Surgeon General calls drug crisis ‘a moral test for America’

Obama calls off meeting with Philippine leader after ‘whore’ jibe

Obama calls off meeting with Philippine leader after ‘whore’ jibe

US President Barack Obama has cancelled a meeting with controversial Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who had earlier called him a “son of a whore”. Mr Duterte was responding to the US president’s promise to raise the issue of drug-related extra-judicial killings in the Philippines at their meeting. The Philippine leader, known for his colourful language, [...]

September 6, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Obama calls off meeting with Philippine leader after ‘whore’ jibe

Citing family feud in SP, Mayawati calls for early polls in U.P.

Citing family feud in SP, Mayawati calls for early polls in U.P.

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Wednesday urged the Election Commission to declare the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections early, by January-February next year. Ms. Mayawati argued that the family feud within the ruling Samajwadi Party and the “jungle raj” in the State would lead to “chaos” in governance in the coming months and cause difficulty [...]

August 17, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Citing family feud in SP, Mayawati calls for early polls in U.P.

The Latest: Trump calls Clinton ‘close to unhinged’

The Latest: Trump calls Clinton ‘close to unhinged’

The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT): 4:40 p.m. Republican Donald Trump is lashing out at Hillary Clinton as he campaigns in Iowa, declaring her “pretty close to unhinged.” Trump told supporters at a Friday rally in Des Moines that, “if Hillary Clinton becomes president, you will have terrorism. You will have [...]

August 5, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on The Latest: Trump calls Clinton ‘close to unhinged’

Assam flood toll 26; Rajnath Singh makes aerial survey, calls for long-term steps

Assam flood toll 26; Rajnath Singh makes aerial survey, calls for long-term steps

Even as the death toll in the current wave of devastating floods in Assam claimed 26 lives and affected 37 lakh people in the state, union home minister Rajnath Singhon Saturday in Guwahati called for finding long-term solutions to tackle the recurring problem. “Short-term measures are temporary. What we require is a series of long-term [...]

August 1, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Assam flood toll 26; Rajnath Singh makes aerial survey, calls for long-term steps