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Finance Ministry announces measures to boost capital expenditure by ministries, CPSEs

The Finance Ministry has decided to constantly monitor large infrastructure projects under different ministries and central public sector enterprises (CPSES) in order to expedite capital expenditure of the Union government. To this end, the Finance Ministry would develop a dashboard where ministries could upload figures related to their infrastructure projects on periodic basis. The decision came after senior officials from ... Read More »

Omega-3 fatty acid medications can boost cardiovascular health

As cases of obesity and diabetes are on the rise, so are their complications. One complication that has recently been a point of focus for the American Heart Association (AHA) is high triglyceride levels. Prescription medication with omega-3 fatty acids may have cardiovascular benefits, new research suggests. Triglycerides are fats in the blood. Some are naturally produced by the liver, while ... Read More »

PMO, finance, corporate affairs ministry working together to boost economy

The work has begun to tackle economy slowdown. (Photo used for representation) Tax reforms, banking reforms and amendment in the companies act will be brought into effect very soon to boost growth. Government sources have told India Today TV that the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) along with the finance and the corporate affairs ministry officials are now working upon a ... Read More »

Diet tips for students: Three best foods to eat to sharpen memory and boost performance during exams

It’s important for students to eat a healthy diet that will fuel their body, boost performance in the class or exams. Here are some of the best foods that can help boost memory and focus. Diet tips for students: 3 best foods to sharpen your memory  |  Photo Credit: Thinkstock New Delhi: There’s no denying the fact that diet plays a vital ... Read More »

Oppo to launch Hyper Boost for hardware acceleration

Huawei introduced hardware acceleration feature called GPU Turbo that optimizes system utilization for heavy usage like games. The fellow Chinese manufacturer Oppo decided to follow suit and scheduled an event for October 11 in Shanghai called Hyper Boost Tech Meeting, according to an invite sent out to Chinese media. The poster contains a teaser, saying “Towards an era of acceleration”, suggesting it ... Read More »

This new therapy could boost the immune system’s ability to fight skin cancer

Scientists say they have identified a molecule that can be added to a cancer vaccine to boost the immune system’s ability to fight skin cancer. A study, published in the journal PNAS, found that adding the molecule called Diprovocim to an existing vaccine can draw cancer-fighting cells to tumour sites. Experiments in mice with melanoma suggest the therapy could increase ... Read More »

This new HIV therapy could boost immunity levels in patients

Turns out, a new HIV drug can reduce the viral replication and increase immune cells in individuals with advanced, drug-resistant HIV infection. Used in combination with existing HIV medications, the drug is a promising strategy for patients who have run out of effective treatment options, the researchers at Yale University said. For some individuals with HIV, existing drug therapies fail ... Read More »

To boost global rankings, IITs woo foreign students, faculty

IITs targeting Asia to scout for students, EU and the US for faculties. Photo: Mint New Delhi: As the most sought-after institute in the country, the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) never felt the need to reach out to aspiring students or faculty. It has always been the other way round. That’s set to change. In their effort to improve their ... Read More »

Stay calm and meditate. It can reduce anxiety and boost heart health

In our busy day-to-day life, it may be hard to stay on top of things, which can result in anxiety and stress. Meditation can be one of the best ways to feel calm and relaxed in such situations. A host of earlier studies have shown the impact of meditation on health: how it can improve your attention span in old age, reduce ... Read More »

Slow but effective: Tai Chi can boost respiratory function in COPD patients

Regularly practicing Tai Chi – an ancient Chinese martial art form – can help improve respiratory function in people with chronic breathing problems, according to a new study. It could be a low-cost and easily accessible option. Tai Chi involves significant levels of physical exertion with stretching, breathing, and coordinated movement but requires no special equipment. The researchers found that ... Read More »