Author Archives: Loknath Das

Family fitness tips: 4 fun workouts you can do with your kids at home to maintain a healthy weight

New Delhi: As we continue to stay at home because of the novel coronavirus outbreak, it’s important to find ways to stay active every day as much as we can. Making exercise part of your family’s daily routine will help you and the kids feel good, keep the weight off during the lockdown. In fact, working with your kids can ... Read More »

Give a big boost to your health with this simple drink

As the name suggests, ginger water is a drink which has both ginger and water, and ideally nothing else. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock) Everybody knows what ginger tea is, and what its health benefits are. But have you heard about ginger water? And can it be as beneficial to health as the ginger tea? As a spice, ginger does a great job ... Read More »

Health minister Harsh Vardhan seeks ban on spitting in public, sale of tobacco products to check coronavirus

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday appealed to all states and union territories to ban the sale of tobacco products and spitting in public to check the spread of the coronavirus disease. The appeal comes after the Rajasthan and Jharkhand governments issued orders in this regard to prevent the spread of the coronavirus infection. In a letter to all ... Read More »

These are top gaming smartphones under Rs 15,000 from Xiaomi, Realme, Samsung and Vivo

Realme’s brand new Narzo series are being marketed as budget gaming smartphones. These are said to feature the MediaTek Helio G80 gaming processors and are also touted for the cameras and battery performance. But as it has been the case since years, the sub-Rs 15,000 market has been one of the most competitive ones. And naturally, the Narzo series face ... Read More »

Health Ministry updates discharge policy for Coronavirus Patients; releases FAQs

New Delhi: Even as India saw the highest jump of 4,000 plus cases of novel coronavirus in a single day, and with the cases rising unabated in the country, the Health Ministry said that there was a need for a revived discharge policy for the coronavirus patients having mild and moderate symptoms. The health ministry on late Sunday evening issued ... Read More »

What are the most common health issues in middle-aged women?

In India, this is approximately three years more than the men. (Representational Image) Access to health care in India, especially for women, depends on various factors, such as socioeconomic status, education, caste, religion, geography, urban/rural areas of residence and cultural aspects. Middle age is often defined as the period of life between the ages of 45 to 60 years when ... Read More »

Tumblr now removes reblogs in violatioTumblr now removes reblogs in violation of its hate-speech policy, not just the original postsn of its hate-speech policy, not just the original posts

Tumblr is making a change to how it deals with hate speech on its blogging platform. The company announced today it will also remove the reblogs (repostings) from any blogs that were suspended for violating its policies around hate speech. Already, the company says it’s identified nearly 1,000 blogs that were banned for blatant violations of its hate-speech rules. Most ... Read More »

7 Financial Lessons the Crisis Will Teach Us

The text messages, DMs, and emails rapidly arrived, all of them expressing a similar concern: My finances are in trouble. In seemingly just a few weeks’ time, our world was turned upside down. A public health emergency raced around the globe, wreaking havoc on nations, cities and neighborhoods. The United States has not been immune: Markets tanked, jobs vanished and, ... Read More »

Finance Minister Sitharaman welcomes RBI moves to help NBFCs, firms borrow cheap

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday welcomed the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) steps aimed at helping companies and individuals borrow at cheaper rates, improving non-banking finance companies’ (NBFCs’) access to low-cost funds besides assisting banks, companies and real estate firms with reclassification of norms on bad assets. “In view of the difficulties being faced due to #COVID19, ... Read More »

Indiabulls Housing Finance says no loans outstanding from Yes Bank, share price rally 29%

Indiabulls Housing Finance witnessed a rally in Friday’s trading session after the company’s regulatory filing stated clearly it has no outstanding loans from Yes Bank. The filing also added that Sameer Gehlaut is currently in the UK and will cooperate with the investigation surrounding Yes Bank soon after the ban is lifted from international flights. “Indiabulls Housing has no loans ... Read More »