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Why states with best quality school education need to focus on improving infrastructure

This data is meant to be used to incetivise states to improve the quality of their education outcomes through “competitive and cooperative federalism”. (Express photo) Niti Aayog’s recently-released School Education Quality Index (SEQI) is yet another pointer towards the yawning north-south divide in education outcomes, with Kerala leading the ranking of 20 large states’ performance in school education, and Uttar ... Read More »

How to build a cheap gaming PC that doesn’t suck

PC gaming has a reputation for being really expensive to get into. It’s easy to scrounge the internet, finding examples of extremely high-end systems that can cost thousands of dollars to build. But, there’s more to the best gaming PCs than what the 1% can afford. To prove that point, we’ll show you how to build a cheap gaming PC that doesn’t, ... Read More »

Time to nudge UCBs to convert into Small Finance Banks

Punjab & Maharashtra Co-operative Bank (PMC Bank) is the latest urban cooperative bank creating panic among small depositors. Many urban cooperative banks (UCB) have folded up or consolidated into stronger banks over the past 15 years. The number of UCBs has reduced by 375 to 1,551 since early 2000 when RBI started monitoring them closely. That happened after Madhavpura Mercantile ... Read More »

Samsung asks users to be extra careful with the Galaxy Fold

Samsung postponed Galaxy Fold’s release to fix its issues after an early rollout put damaged units in the hands of reviewers. The redesigned Fold felt sturdier than before when we tried it at IFA, but it sounds like the tech giant still wants you to take extra good care of the device if you buy it. Samsung has published a new care guide video ... Read More »

LG E9, LG C9 2019 OLED TV Range to Get Nvidia G-Sync Support for Better Gaming Experience

LG’s 2019 OLED TVs are all set to get support of Nvidia’s G-Sync for a more immersive big-screen PC gaming experience. Select 4K OLED models in 55- to 77-inch screen sizes are set to get the support via an update in a few weeks. The update will roll out in select markets only. LG will make the update announcement in ... Read More »

Finance Ministry announces measures to boost capital expenditure by ministries, CPSEs

The Finance Ministry has decided to constantly monitor large infrastructure projects under different ministries and central public sector enterprises (CPSES) in order to expedite capital expenditure of the Union government. To this end, the Finance Ministry would develop a dashboard where ministries could upload figures related to their infrastructure projects on periodic basis. The decision came after senior officials from ... Read More »

Expect Walmart Health To Challenge CVS And Other Chains

Photographer: Callaghan O’Hare/Bloomberg © 2018 BLOOMBERG FINANCE LP This month Walmart will open a separate “Walmart Health” Care Center in its Dallas, Georgia, store. The opening is slated for September 13. This facility will provide low-priced health services for local customers that include dental, audiology, x-ray examinations, and mental health counseling. This is in direct response to CVS’s HealthHUB effort, as ... Read More »

Why ‘one app to rule them all’ is not the future of digital health

“One app to rule them all” is a compelling idea if you’re a healthcare giant. In this imagined model, patients flock to one comprehensive user experience for all their healthcare needs, from insurance and scheduling to lab results and disease management. And the healthcare giant, which has developed or acquired its way to market dominance, now has the ability to ... Read More »

Growing up in air-polluted areas linked to mental health issues

A coal-fired power plant in Glenrock, Wyoming. Photograph: J David Ake/AP People who spend their childhood in areas with high levels of air pollution may be more likely to later develop mental disorders, research suggests. Air pollution has become a matter of growing concern as an increasing number of studies have found links to conditions ranging from asthma to dementia and various types of cancer. There are ... Read More »

PMO, finance, corporate affairs ministry working together to boost economy

The work has begun to tackle economy slowdown. (Photo used for representation) Tax reforms, banking reforms and amendment in the companies act will be brought into effect very soon to boost growth. Government sources have told India Today TV that the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) along with the finance and the corporate affairs ministry officials are now working upon a ... Read More »