Tag Archives: private

As it ramps up public healthcare, India must give more room to private sector

Barricades in place near the India Gate in New Delhi. (Express photo by Amit Mehra) On March 25, despite fewer notified cases compared to other countries, India closed its international borders and enforced a lockdown. It adopted social distancing, testing and citizen isolation, with a clarion call to the private sector and entrepreneur who specialise in low-cost innovations to support ... Read More »

Private health savings worth just 70c a week to young people, Labor says

The Australian Medical Association president says the Coalition’s private health reforms are ‘a start in the right direction’ but will not solve affordability. Photograph: Dan Himbrechts/AAP The Australian Medical Association and some health funds have questioned the extent of consumer savings under the Coalition’s private health revamp, while one consumer group has suggested discounts for young people will entrench a ... Read More »

UK retiree forced to pay almost $700 in private health a month — and no one’s listening

OVERSEAS  retirees living in Tasmania are facing a costly and significantly limited choice of health insurance People who have moved to Australia on a 410 Retirement Visa are not entitled to Centrelink or Medicare benefits and must have private health insurance. However, according to 77-year-old UK immigrant Ron Spencer of Claremont, there is only one company, Bupa, that offers medical ... Read More »

Google to Remove Private Medical Records From Search Results

HIGHLIGHTS Google has quietly started removing personal medical records Earlier, Google had only removed webpages with identifying financial info Health records can also appear online without consent Alphabet Inc.’s Google has quietly started removing a new category of online content – personal medical records – from its search results, a departure from its typically hands-off approach to policing the web. ... Read More »

Instead of taking over private schools, improve public schools: Delhi High Court

Instead of taking over the private schools, government should mull over to improve public schools in such a manner that the parents will opt for public school in the near future, observed Justice Manmohan. Delhi High Court RELATED STORIES UPSC Civil Services Examinations: Disabled candidates to get seven not ten chances, directs SC CBSE Board Exam 2017: Peon allegedly steals ... Read More »

CBSE to appoint principals in private schools

According to a recent circular issued on Thursday, aspirants would have to qualify Principal Eligibility (PET) conducted by CBSE for principal position in private schools affiliated to the board. CBSE RELATED STORIES Bihar School Examination Board shows signs of successful clean-up in the system post scam Vice-chancellors across North India enter discussion for greater autonomy in universities Bajrang Dal, Congress ... Read More »

CBSE to appoint principals in private schools

According to a recent circular issued on Thursday, aspirants would have to qualify Principal Eligibility (PET) conducted by CBSE for principal position in private schools affiliated to the board. CBSE RELATED STORIES Bihar School Examination Board shows signs of successful clean-up in the system post scam Vice-chancellors across North India enter discussion for greater autonomy in universities Bajrang Dal, Congress ... Read More »

CBSE to appoint principals in private schools

According to a recent circular issued on Thursday, aspirants would have to qualify Principal Eligibility (PET) conducted by CBSE for principal position in private schools affiliated to the board. CBSE RELATED STORIES Bihar School Examination Board shows signs of successful clean-up in the system post scam Vice-chancellors across North India enter discussion for greater autonomy in universities Bajrang Dal, Congress ... Read More »

How to check if your VPN is leaking private data

A virtual private network is a great way to keep your internet usage secure and private whether at home or on public Wi-Fi. But just how private is your activity over a VPN? How do you know if the VPN is doing its job or if you’re unwittingly leaking information to those trying to pry into your activities? One simple ... Read More »

That private network on the Wi-Fi band? Won’t happen

Globalstar has dropped the plan to run its own network in unlicensed spectrum The Federal Communications Commission’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. Credit: Federal Communications Commission COMMENTS Stephen Lawson IDG News Service Nov 10, 2016 4:42 PM Satellite service provider Globalstar has dropped its controversial plan to launch a wireless network in the U.S. in part of an unlicensed band that ... Read More »