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Health Ministers Pledge To Set Up National Food Testing System

The ministers assured to work towards creating a culture of self-compliance among food businesses. New Delhi: Health ministers of all states today pledged to set up a robust national food testing system by ensuring adequate number of laboratories and focus on nutrition by promoting healthy dietary habits and addressing rising incidences of obesity and noncommunicable diseases. It was part of a ... Read More »

Don’t Give Up Blogging: Your Business Is Counting On It

Shutterstock I’ve heard it all before. “Blog posts don’t make sales.” “Who has time to read a post?” “Blogging is dead.” I say, au contraire. If you are marketing to businesses or consumers, you need to have blog posts in your arsenal. Yes, you will leverage other content marketing channels and communication mediums, but blogging should rank high on your ... Read More »

How Eye Tracking Opened Up the World for a Girl With Severe Cerebral Palsy

HIGHLIGHTS Ganga is a teenager who lives in Kolkata She suffers from severe cerebral palsy The eye tracking device has helped her communicate Ganga is a teenager who suffers from severe cerebral palsy. She can’t move her arms or legs much and she lacks fine motor control that most people take for granted. Even if she wants to speak, or move ... Read More »

UP board exams: students will now write under CCTVs

Uttar Pradesh chief secretary Rajive Kumar said the move is aimed to ensure copying-free board exams to be held across state. Photo: Hindustan Times Lucknow: The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday issued directions to install CCTV cameras in all board examination centres by December to check copying. Chief secretary Rajive Kumar said the move is aimed to ensure ... Read More »

Samsung Bixby Voice: How to set up and use the Galaxy S8 assistant

Samsung will finally let users turn off the side button so it doesn’t open Bixby Home when accidentally pressed. See our Bixby tipssection for how to do it. It’s been a long time coming, but Bixby has finally found its voice. Samsung has begun pushing out the final piece of its AI package, Bixby Voice, to all Galaxy S8 phones in ... Read More »

Monument Valley 2 for Android Is Up for Pre-Registrations on Google Play

HIGHLIGHTS Monument Valley 2 up for pre-registration on Google Play Pre-registering will notify you when the game becomes available It is already available on iOS for Rs. 400 Many will remember 2014’s Monument Valley as one of the most beautifully constructed games to make to the mobile platform. The game was known for its surreal landscapes, stunning architecture, and puzzling geometry. Its ... Read More »

Samsung Bixby Voice: How to set up and use the Galaxy S8 assistant

It’s been a long time coming, but Bixby has finally found its voice. Samsung has begun pushing out the final piece of its AI package, Bixby Voice, to all Galaxy S8 phones in more than 200 countries and territories. Before long, millions of people will be saying, “Hi Bixby” to summon the new assistant—though Bixby still only supports English and ... Read More »

‘Step up public spending on health, education’

The Survey has called for more public investments in social sectors — mainly education and health — at a time when the NITI Aayog is seen to be encouraging more privatisation, specifically in the health sector. “The public investment in social infrastructure like education and health is critical in the development of an economy,” the report said. While India has ... Read More »

Recreational activity may up facial fracture risk in elderly

Although participating in recreational activities such as aerobics and muscle-strengthening activities could make older adults active, they may adversely increase the risk of facial fractures and other injuries, a study has warned. The study showed that bicycling was the most common source of injury and was responsible for 26.6 per cent of the injuries. Playing a team sport, such as ... Read More »

Childhood passive smoking may up arthritis risk later

Exposure to passive smoking in childhood significantly increased the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis in adult smokers, a study has showed. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder affecting many joints, including those in the hands and feet. The findings showed that in smokers who had childhood passive exposure to smoke, the hazard ratio was 1.73 compared with non-smokers not ... Read More »