DBS builds lifestyle branch for tech generation

Designed with a ‘café and branch’ concept, customers are welcomed to the new open plan space by the aroma of freshly brewed coffee at the entrance of the branch, where Bettr Barista, a social enterprise supported by the DBS Foundation, stands. Built to appeal to the techno-literate youth segment, the space is bristling with technological […]

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ICAI seeks post graduation status for CA qualification

ICAI has sought the corporate affairs ministry’s intervention in designating CA qualification as equivalent to post graduation. Photo: HT New Delhi: Chartered accountants’ apex body the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) on Monday said it has sought post graduation degree status for CA qualification. Besides, the CA intermediate programme should be accorded the graduation […]

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Coursera focuses on corporate training programmes for future growth

So far, Coursera has partnered with Indian School of Business and is aspires to get IITs and IIMs on its platform. Mumbai: Global online education platform Coursera is focused on strengthening its enterprise business in India by partnering with more companies and educational institutions for its future growth, said a top company official. Last year, the […]

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Masking for breath

Last year, Delhi air was so foul that we were set to beat Beijing – up until then the world’s most polluted city – in a battle of breaths. Everyone gasped, choked and then geared up for a tough fight, blasting it with air purifiers and bracing with an assortment of masks. While the purifiers […]

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Science minister roots for technology at UN meet

Science, technology and innovation could be the magic bullet for countries to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Minister Elioda Tumwesigye has said. Dr Tumwesigye, who heads Uganda’s science and technology docket, was recently in Brussels, Belgium, to deliver a keynote speech at the Global Science, Technology and Innovation conference. Held between October 23 […]

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Herbs for Detoxification: Cleanse Your Body from Within

When was the last time you detoxed? If you have been planning to go on a detox diet or cleanse your system by eating light, now is the right time. With the change in season, the body is usually more susceptible to infections and diseases as our immunity is low. Following a controlled diet and including lighter foods can […]

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WHO Warns About Lack of Antibiotics: Immunity Boosting Foods for the Flu Season

A report released by World Health Organisation (WHO) has stated some shocking facts. According to it, antibiotics that are currently in clinical development are insufficient to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance. Most of the drugs currently in the clinical phase are modifications of existing classes of antibiotics and are only short-term solutions. There are, […]

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What the future holds for fitness technology

Swarms of drones follow you while you run, recording video of your workout. Sensors hidden in your T-shirt track your heart rate and how many calories you’re burning. Your sunglasses log your miles and respond when you ask, “How’s my pace?” No, you and those sci-fi gadgets aren’t starring in the next action-packed Marvel flick. […]

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