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One medicine, two benefits: This new diabetes drug can help you lose weight

A compound that mimics a naturally occurring hormone that regulates appetite may help obese people shed those extra kilos, according to a recent study. The compound, semaglutide, has a chemical structure that is very similar to the hormone glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1), which regulates both insulin secretion and appetite. In December, the US Food and Drug Administration approved the semaglutide ... Read More »

One in Two Feature Phone Users in India Intend to Buy a 4G Feature Phone in Next 6 Months: IDC

HIGHLIGHTS One out of three feature phone users willing to buy a data-enabled phone 50 percent are considering 4G feature phones in next 6 months 75 percent of high-end offline phone purchases are made in cash One out of three feature phone users in India are willing to purchase a data-enabled phone in next one year, and more than half ... Read More »

Pearl Academy introduces two new courses: All you need to know

Pearl Academy, India’s leading institution in design, fashion, business and media, has introduced two new courses, Media and Communication and Advertising and Marketing, from the academic year beginning July 2018. Growing technology and innovation is transforming the media landscape. Virtual and augmented reality is making its way into media and entertainment industry offering entirely new set of opportunities and growth; ... Read More »

OnePlus 5T Sandstone White Variant Sold Out, Removed From Website Within Two Hours of Launch

OnePlus recently launched the Sandstone White variant of its latest OnePlus 5T, only in the US, Canada, and China. But it seems like excitement for OnePlus fans was extremely short-lived as the smartphone was sold out in about two hours of release. Add to that, the variant has also been removed OnePlus’ website entirely, except on the portal for China. Some reports ... Read More »

Apple Should Address Youth iPhone Addiction, Say Two Large Investors

Apple shareholders Jana Partners and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System are urging the smartphone maker to take steps to address what they say is a growing problem of young people getting addicted to Apple’s iPhones, Jana partner Charles Penner said. Jana, a leading activist shareholder, and CalSTRS, one of the nation’s largest public pension plans, delivered a letter to Apple on ... Read More »

Essential Phone to Get Android Updates for Two Years, Andy Rubin Confirms

HIGHLIGHTS The smartphone was launched back in June It comes with guaranteed Android OS updates for 2 years The company says it will release modular accessories regularly Essential Phone, which garnered headlines for its attractive bezel-less design, was unveiled in June earlier this year and today, the company’s founder and Android co-creator Andy Rubin has announced that the handset is now available for purchase ... Read More »

AIIMS MBBS 2017 topper Nishita Purohit stayed off social media for two years

  All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) declared the result of MBBS examination and 18-year-old Nishita Purohit from Surat (Gujarat) has secured AIR 1. Her father is an IIT alumnus and is currently the president of a private firm in Odisha. Her mother is a homemaker who has done graduation in pharmacy. Purohit aspires to become a cardiac surgeon ... Read More »

LIGO Detects Gravitational Waves for Third Time as Two Black Holes Merge

HIGHLIGHTS Research team announced the third detection of gravitational waves Gravitational waves can be heard by the sensitive LIGO detectors The waves were generated when two black holes merged On January 4, an exquisitely sensitive instrument on Earth detected a disturbance that rippled through space and time. Scientists traced the ripple 3 billion light-years away, back to two ancient black holes ... Read More »

IIT JEE topper Sarvesh Mehtani stayed off WhatsApp, Facebook for two years

IIT JEE topper Sarvesh Mehtani with his parents in Chandigarh on Sunday. Photo: Keshav Singh/HT Chandigarh: Watching cartoons on TV, listening to music and playing badminton were the stress busters for Sarvesh Mehtani, a student from Chandigarh, who topped IIT JEE (Advanced), results of which were announced on Sunday. Mehtani, whose father is an officer in the income tax department, ... Read More »

A Conversation between Two Friends = Why Should You Renew Your Car Insurance Online?

It was a few years ago when Anjali bought her first car. She did everything to keep her car in a perfect condition— she got it timely serviced and insured it with a comprehensive car insurance policy. As she had limited knowledge about online procedures, she always preferred to rely on her agent for her policy renewal. However, her best ... Read More »