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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 »

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 »

8 Reasons to Start Business Blogging in 2020

“It’s a fad.” “Won’t last.” “Wait till the next thing comes along.” The demise of the blog has been predicted ever since it first washed up on the shores of business marketing strategies. Looking at the figures, though, there’s no sign of this trend slowing down. In 1999 there were just 26 blogs on the internet, by 2019 that number ... Read More »

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 »

Acer eyes a larger pie of booming gaming PC sales in 2020

Harish K. Kohli, President and Managing Director, Acer India Pvt Ltd Despite the economic slowdown, demand for gaming PCs is on the rise in the country. It is driven by the shift from mobile gaming to PC gaming, faster internet speeds at lower tariffs and affordable gaming products. Acer India intends to ride this demand wave and grow unit sales ... Read More »

How playing in a brass band could give your health a boost

New research from the United Kingdom suggests that people who play in a brass band experience a wide array of mental and physical health benefits — partly from playing an instrument, and, in part, thanks to the feeling of inclusion in a group. Share on PinterestBeing in a brass band could bring you many physical and mental health benefits, recent ... Read More »

Improving Our Educational Standing In The World Means Doubling-Down On What Works

As any business leader will tell you, we live in a global world. We know today’s students will one day compete in it when they enter the workplace. That’s why U.S. scores released this week on an international exam are so troubling. The performance of America’s 15-year-olds in math on the 2018 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) was below ... Read More »

30 Under 30 In Finance 2020: The Top Young Traders, Dealmakers and Financial Innovators

The top young financial minds can be found these days at buyout shops, hedge funds and investment banks, as well as innovative companies that do everything from facilitate payments to lend cryptocurrency. The rise of private equity and new financial technologies can especially be seen on this year’s 30 Under 30 Finance list. The rising stars of finance are working ... Read More »

Deals Buzz: Ujjivan Small Finance Bank raises capital in pre-IPO round

Mumbai: Mint brings you your dose of the top deals news, reported from newsrooms across the country Ujjivan Small Finance Bank raises capital in pre-IPO round Ujjivan Small Finance Bank has raised ₹250 crore in a pre-initial public offering (IPO) round led by India Infoline (IIFL) group’s funds, a private equity fund of Avendus Capital and Akash Bhanshali of Enam Group, Mint reported. The pre-IPO ... Read More »