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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 »

Parties’ education promises won’t help poorer pupils – study

 None of the parties have a coherent strategy to improve access to good school places, the EPI says. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Voters should not be blinded by the main parties’ spending promises on education as their plans are unlikely to improve results for England’s most disadvantaged children, according to a thinktank. The Education Policy Institute said that while the Conservative, Labour and ... Read More »

Traffic fine: These two mobile apps can help you avoid paying penalty

NEW DELHI : Forgetting to carry hard copies of your driving licence or vehicle papers can prove painful on your pocket after traffic fines have been increased under the new Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act from this month. Under the revised rules by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, you can now carry soft copies of your documents in DigiLocker and mParivahan apps. ... Read More »

9 gadgets to help you improve your productivity levels at work

Be it at work or any other activity; it can be quite challenging to keep your focus zeroed in on a single process. And more so at work, given the monotony, it brings along. Though it is challenging, it is not highly impractical to improve work productivity either. Irrespective of the industry you are in, productivity is probably the most sought after ... Read More »

Instagram Rolls Out New Feature to Help Deal With Drug Abuse

HIGHLIGHTS A prompt would pop-up if users try to find drug abuse related treatment It will also happen if users look to buy drugs illegally on the platform The feature is currently available in the US Facebook-owned Instagram is rolling out a new “prompt feature” that would pop-up if users try to find substance abuse related recovery and treatment services or look ... Read More »

Caffeine can help patients with kidney disease live longer

Consuming more caffeine may help reduce the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease. In a new study, researchers hypothesised that caffeine consumption might be associated with lower mortality among participants with chronic kidney disease. The possible protective effect of caffeine might be related to effects at a vascular level as caffeine is known to promote the release of substances, such ... Read More »

School Teachers Can Help Increase Physical Activity In Kids

Involvement of teachers as participants in school recess — leading games, monitoring play and ensuring conflicts — may boost kid’s physical activity, a new study has found. Recess is seen by educators and policymakers as a valuable part of a child’s school day, in part because physical activity plays an important role in helping to curb high child obesity rates. ... Read More »

IIT Researchers Identity New Function Of Protein To Help Treat Sepsis

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee have identified a new function of a protein that could potentially help in treating sepsis and other inflammatory diseases caused by abnormal functions of immune cells. “Abnormal functions of immune cells are associated with many pathological conditions such as severe sepsis (blood infection) and other inflammatory diseases. During sepsis, an uncontrolled ... Read More »

Aerobic Exercising Can Help Treat Addictions To Alcohol And Drugs, A New Study Suggests

A new way to help combat addictions to drug and alcohol is to exercise. A new study showed that certain exercises can impact the brain in ways that will help with treating and curbing addictions. Exercise Could Be The Key A research team from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions claims that aerobic exercise may help fight addiction to alcohol ... Read More »

Genes linking Alzheimer’s to Down syndrome found, to help early diagnosis

Genes linking Alzheimer’s and Down syndrome have been discovered, a new research has claimed. Scientists from The Francis Crick Institute took a step closer to understand which genes are responsible for early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in people with Down syndrome. The findings could pave the way for future medicines to prevent the disease in these individuals, and provide insights into the ... Read More »