Lifestyle risks higher in developed states, malnutrition in others

THE FIRST ever “health of the nation” state-level disease burden study has turned on its head the perception that some states, placed higher on the development ladder, are better than others in terms of health. The study shows that UP, MP, Bihar, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Uttarakhand, in the government’s Empowered Action Group (EAG), […]

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Apple, Others Warn EU Over Patent Fees Guidelines That Favour Qualcomm, Ericsson

Apple, Volkswagen, BMW, and Daimler have warned EU regulators that adopting patent fee guidelines which favour Qualcomm and Ericsson could hurt consumers and hinder innovation. The companies’ lobbying group, the Fair Standards Alliance (FSA), voiced their concerns in a letter dated Oct. 16 to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, Industry Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska and their colleagues. The move comes […]

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Delay in MU results affects admissions in Pune: Few applications in some departments, too many in others

The delay in the declaration of results by the Mumbai University (MU) is affecting admissions in Pune, especially in post graduation courses. In some departments at the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU), the number of applications from students are low, while in several affiliated colleges, the situation is completely different. At SPPU’s Hindi department, which […]

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Sebi Imposes Rs. 2 Crore Fine On Saradha Realty, Three Others

Sebi has imposed the penalty on Saradha Realty India, its MD Sudipta Sen and two directors. New Delhi: In the high-profile Saradha Realty case, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Friday imposed a fine of Rs. 2 crore on the company, its chief Sudipta Sen and two directors for failing to comply with its earlier […]

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Outlook Getting High Marks for Playing Well With Others, Adds Google Drive, Facebook Integrations

Over the next few weeks, the tech giant Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) will be adding support for Facebook photos and Google Drive to Outlook.com. These new additional features will also be accompanied by a fresh “attachments view” feature that makes it easier to find those old attachments, the company says. Highlight From the Latest Outlook Web App Update […]

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