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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 »

Rahul Dravid to be part of Royals’ initiative on mental health and well-being

Royal Rajasthan Foundation, the social impact arm of Rajasthan Royals is proud to team up with its legendary former batsman Rahul Dravid, McLean Hospital, (an affiliate of Harvard Medical School) and Dr. N.S. Vahia Foundation to advocate for removing stigma around mental health conversations, raising awareness about the impact mental illness can have on ones mind, body and soul. The ... Read More »

Family fitness tips: 4 fun workouts you can do with your kids at home to maintain a healthy weight

New Delhi: As we continue to stay at home because of the novel coronavirus outbreak, it’s important to find ways to stay active every day as much as we can. Making exercise part of your family’s daily routine will help you and the kids feel good, keep the weight off during the lockdown. In fact, working with your kids can ... Read More »

Give a big boost to your health with this simple drink

As the name suggests, ginger water is a drink which has both ginger and water, and ideally nothing else. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock) Everybody knows what ginger tea is, and what its health benefits are. But have you heard about ginger water? And can it be as beneficial to health as the ginger tea? As a spice, ginger does a great job ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

Getting a loan? Your business should be attractive to finance

During my interactions with bankers, one thing that repeatedly finds a mention is that even if a bank wants to lend, small businesses often make it very difficult for themselves to raise money. In fact, my interactions with many small businesses show that a lot of work needs to be done to convince a bank to lend. Many borrowers fail ... Read More »

24 Tips to Better Blogging (With Less Effort)

Many very good bloggers struggle to survive on a small trickle of visitors. Most fail. It’s crucial to squeeze every last conversion from any and all traffic you get. Here’s how to generate the highest possible returns (conversions) for your blogging efforts, per unit of blog traffic. These tips apply regardless of whether your blog gets 10 or 10 000 ... Read More »

SBI not approached by any telco to finance AGR dues, says chairman

Mumbai: It is incumbent on the telcos to find money and will be safe to presume that they would have made some arrangements for it by now, SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar said on Friday. He also said that the bank will be passing on all the benefits of the cash reserve ratio (CRR) reliefs on small ticket loans to the borrowers and ... Read More »

Trump administration wants to cut funding from public health preparedness programs

As the US health care system watches the ongoing coronavirus epidemic in China and braces for a potential local outbreak, President Trump is looking to cut funding for public health preparedness programs. The administration’s proposed 2021 budget for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) cuts $25 million from the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response and $18 million from ... Read More »