Tag Archives: is

101 management schools apply to shut shop as business is bad

Battling vacant seats and a dip in campus placements, more than 100 business schools offering MBA degrees and postgraduate diplomas in business administration applied for closure in 2017-18, according to officials familiar with the development. Data with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the apex body of technical and management institutes, shows that a total of 101 management ... Read More »

The future of SMS – RCS messaging – to be called “Chat”, Android is all in

In a statement to The Verge, Google has confirmed that it plans to put all of Allo’s resources into smoothing the way for RCS or Rich Communication Services. This is a new standard that it set to replace SMS and will soon be compatible across most major carriers around the world. The Universal RCS Profile supports read receipts, typing notifications, larger ... Read More »

Red Wine Or White Wine: Which Is Better For Your Health?

There are times when we often end up having a hard time struggling to pick the right wine for the evening. And, it becomes even more difficult when we have to decide between red wine and white wine. Both wines taste good and are perfect drinks to kick-start a lovely evening. But, if you are a fitness enthusiast and wondering which wine ... Read More »

Is your ‘healthy’ diet making you sick? Experts debunk 10 nutrition myths

While nutritional science offers a wealth of research on eating right, it can also confuse you with its contradictory findings. For instance — while some studies claim that wine can kill harmful bacteria in teeth and gums, another claims that it can give you skin cancer. Periodically, there are diets/foods that are touted as the “next best thing for your health” (be ... Read More »

Doctors are saying that fish foot spa may spread HIV and hepatitis! Is it true?

Fish foot spa may spread HIV and hepatitis!   FISH FOOT SPA MAY SPREAD HIV AND HEPATITIS: The hard selling trend of fish foot spa, which has spread across the world now, has left the doctors warning us about its potential health risks. Fish foot spa/pedicures can spread infections such as HIV and hepatitis, warns government’s Health Protection Agency. According to ... Read More »

Taboo topic: Reducing stigma attached to Alzheimer’s is crucial for prevention

Reducing stigma attributed to Alzheimer’s disease is vital for prevention research, a new study suggests, adding that the stigma associated with the disease may be an obstacle for individuals to seek information about their risk of developing it. The survey focused on what beliefs, attitudes and expectations are most often associated with the disease. “We found that concerns about discrimination ... Read More »

Non-smokers, beware: Use of marijuana is linked to increase in cigarette smoking

If you only smoke marijuana, there are higher chances that you may end up smoking cigarettes too, a new study suggests. According to researchers, cannabis use is associated with an increased initiation of cigarette smoking among non-cigarette smokers. Previous studies have linked marijuana use in adolescence to bipolar symptoms in adulthood. While cigarette smoking has long been on the decline, marijuana ... Read More »

Smile, travel, be helpful: The secret to happiness is not outside, but within you

To truly mark occasion of International Day of Happiness, it is important to realise and introspect that achieving happiness is the essence of everyday lives. Happiness is not the enigma as it has been led to assume. Whether it’s the joy in little things or the prosperity at achieving certain aspects in your life, it is difficult to put a ... Read More »

Mahindra XUV500 may become a Ford soon: Here is how

How about a Mahindra XUV500 badged as a Ford in India? Well, this is something Ford  India seems to be planning, but with the next-generation XUV500, currently code-named the W601. Mahindra and Ford are said to be hammering out the final details of a joint-venture that’ll involve both automakers sharing platforms and technology. While Ford will offer the B562 (Figo/Aspire) ... Read More »

PayPal’s Shivananda: The future of financial services is algorithmic and experience-centric

Sri Shivananda, senior vice-president and chief technology officer of PayPal. Mumbai: PayPal Holdings Inc.’s digital payments platform is available in more than 200 markets worldwide and used by 227 million active account holders. Sri Shivananda, senior vice president and chief technology officer of the company, is a geek at heart who earlier worked at eBay Inc. as a software engineer and ... Read More »