Tag Archives: Services

Children’s mental health services ‘postcode lottery’

Spending on children’s mental health services – such as school counsellors and drop-in centres – has fallen in real terms in more than a third of areas in England, a report shows. The study, by the Children’s Commissioner, found spending had risen by 17% overall but many children faced a “postcode lottery” of provision. Anne Longfield said the figures were ... Read More »

Share market update: Nifty Financial Services index up; Indiabulls Housing Fin rises 2%

NEW DELHI: The Nifty Financial Services index was up with its components trading on a mixed note in Thursday’s afternoon session. Shares of Indiabulls Housing Finance (up 2.03 per cent), Max Financial ServicesNSE 0.23 % (up 1.82 per cent), Housing Development Finance Corporation (up 1.73 per cent) and State Bank of India (up 0.62 per cent) were the top gainers in the ... Read More »

More resources needed to improve ‘grossly inadequate’ health services for skin disorders in Hong Kong, dermatologist warns

To veteran dermatologist Tommy Luk Nai-ming, a 23-year-old Hong Kong woman’s suicide note last month saying her eczema left her feeling she would be better “dead than alive” underscored how distressing skin disorders could be. “Skin diseases can lead to many psychological problems,” said Luk, who retired in 2015 after spending more than 20 years treating skin conditions in Hong ... Read More »

UPSC civil services prelims 2018: Only e-admit cards this year, download from upsc.gov.in

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) said it had uploaded the e-admit cards on its website — www.upsc.gov.in. Photo: Mint New Delhi: Candidates appearing for the preliminary examination of the civil services on 3 June will not be issued a physical copy of their admit card but will have to download it and carry a printout with them, the Union Public Service ... 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 »

UPSC Declares Civil Services Main Exam 2017 Result; Interview In February

UPSC Declares Civil Services Main Exam 2017 Result NEW DELHI:  Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) has declared the results for Civil Services (Main) Exam which was held from 28 October 2017 till 3 November 2017. Qualified candidates will now be eligible for the personality test for selection to the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service and other Central ... Read More »

Internet services restored across Pakistan after submarine cable outage: PTCL

KARACHI: Internet services across the country have been restored, Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) said on Sunday. PTCL General Manager Imran Janjua told Geo News that internet services had begun to be restored countrywide today, after a major outage in the international submarine cable system IMV led to disruption in internet services over the weekend. Internet subscribers reportedly faced difficulties ... Read More »

Amazon Reveals Typo Caused Huge Web Services Outage on Tuesday

Amazon is back with an apology and an explanation for a high-profile malfunction that caused websites across the Internet to grind to a halt for hours on Tuesday. The online retail giant, which runs a popular cloud computing platform for sites such as Airbnb, Netflix, reddit and Quora, is blaming the outage on a simple – and perhaps somewhat amusing ... Read More »

Microsoft’s vision for LinkedIn is about tying its business data into Office and other services

Now that Microsoft’s massive $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn has officially closed, it’s time for the next step: figuring out how its massive store of business information can best be used by Microsoft and its customers. Building upon the company’s integration plan outlined earlier this year, Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella laid out a set of plans for short-term integration with LinkedIn (in ... Read More »

UPSC Civil Services Prelims: Exam to be held in June 2017

Next year, the civil services preliminary examination will be held in June instead of August. After a gap of three years, the commission will be conducting the examination in the month of June. As per the commission’s calender for examination, the civil services preliminary examination is scheduled to be held on June 18. UPSC Civil Services Prelims to be held ... Read More »