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India’s mobile handset exports more than double; overtake last year’s exports in just 8 months

A special incentive scheme for the manufacture of mobile handsets and components may be unveiled in the upcoming budget.  Mobile handset exports from India have more than doubled in the first eight months of the current fiscal year. This is on top of a 132 per cent growth rate in the last fiscal as well. The overall exports of mobile ... Read More »

Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro’s Jio Rs. 2,200 Cashback and Double Data Offer Detailed

Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro launch saw the entry of Xiaomi’s latest offerings in India, with a starting price of Rs. 9,999. The Redmi Note 4 successors will soon be available for purchase on Flipkart. Meanwhile, buyers of the new Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro can get an instant Rs. 2,200 as cashback, courtesy a partnership between Xiaomi and Reliance Jio. Under ... Read More »

Consuming butter may double your risk of diabetes

Consuming butter may double your risk of diabetes Next time you order pizza with extra cheese or paranthas with dollops of butter, remember, you may be twice at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, researchers have warned. The findings in the study led by Marta Guasch-Ferre, researcher at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in the US, showed that ... Read More »

​Taste this: Your salt intake is double and dangerous

Taste this: Your salt intake is double and dangerous TNN | Updated: Dec 17, 2016, 11.42 AM IST   Taste this: Your salt intake is double and dangerous Many know they have to worry about salt, particularly if they have hypertension and abnormal amounts of lipids and fats in the blood. Scientists, however, have found that even patients with these ... Read More »

Prostate Cancer Treatment May Double Dementia Risk: Study

WASHINGTON:  Men with prostate cancer who are treated with testosterone-lowering drugs are twice as likely to develop dementia within five years as those whose hormone levels are not tampered with, researchers including one of Indian origin have found. Testosterone can promote the growth of prostate tumours, and so clinicians have used androgen deprivation therapy to lower testosterone and other androgens ... Read More »

Microsoft Lumia 550 getting new update; ‘Double Tap to Wake’ not included

Microsoft has started pushing out a new update to its Lumia 550 Windows 10 Mobile smartphone. Carrying a firmware version of 01078.00042.16352.50012, the update is hitting unlocked Lumia 550 units, but – sadly – doesn’t include an official change-log. However, according to reports, it brings along some camera-related improvements as well as improvements related to WiFi, Cellular, Bluetooth, and GPS. ... Read More »

IIT Madras double suicide cases: Professor’s wife and female scholar found hanging

In quite a shocking incident, two women including a professor’s wife and a research scholar at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras had committed suicide. The former Vijayalakshmi was a 47-year-old woman and wife of physics assistant professor Ganeshan. She was found hanging inside her quarters around 3 pm. On the other hand, just after an hour or so, ... Read More »