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Here’s why women are more likely to suffer from a stroke than men

Researchers have found that stroke disproportionately affects women as compared to men due to factors such as fluctuations in naturally occurring hormone levels, early age of menarche, and menopause. According to the researchers, stroke is a leading cause of disability that affects 55,000 more women than men each year. “Many people don’t realise that women suffer stroke more frequently than ... Read More »

IOC Wants Statue Of Liberty Image Removed From US Women’s Hockey Goalie Masks: Report

USA goalie Hensley has a large Statue of Liberty image painted on the left side of her mask.© AFP The International Olympic Committee is reportedly asking the US women’s hockey team to remove Statue of Liberty images from two goaltenders’ masks because they violate IOC policy against political symbols. USA Hockey officials were in talks to resolve the matter ahead of the ... Read More »

10 Exotic Salads From Around The World

Salads are often characterized as boring and tasteless. They come to the rescue of almost all health freaks who are trying to shed some extra kilos. However, not all salads are bland and boring. Quite often, what you see is not always true and same is in the case of salads. People could only think of them as a standby option ... Read More »

Basant Panchami 2018: Why Do Bengalis Refrain From Eating Ber (Jujube) Fruit Before Saraswati Puja

It is that time of the year again. The biting cold weather is slowly giving way to the beauteous and bountiful spring. The blossoming flowers, the ripened fruits and the lush green fields, there is a reason why Spring is also dubbed as the King of all seasons. Various communities and countries across the world have different ways to celebrate ... Read More »

iPhone Battery Replacement Programme Will Cost Apple $10 Billion From Reduced Sales: Barclays

Apple’s offer to replace old batteries at cheaper rates may affect new iPhone sales in 2018. Barclays analyst Mark Moskowitz, in a note, says that even a small percentage of people opting for battery replacement over upgrade could affect the sale of new iPhone models. Apple had recently apologised for slowing down iPhone models and offered a new battery replacement programme. Under the ... Read More »

IIFT Result 2017 declared: How and where to check from

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) has declared the results of MBA IB (International Business) exam 2017 on the official website, the link for which is tedu.iift.ac.in As per reports, IIFT has released the list of candidates shortlisted for the second round of selection. Steps to check IIFT MBA IB Results 2017: Log on to the official website, tedu.iift.ac.in Click on ... Read More »

Wellness: From lifestyle to an industry

Whether it is yoga, ayurved or alternative health products, brands like Patanjali have given the ancient wellness industry a rather contemporary makeover. Devangshu Dutta In recent decades, the dependence on established medical disciplines has begun to be challenged. With a gap emerging between wellness-seekers and the healthcare sector, the so-called ‘alternative’ options are stepping in. Some of these alternatives actually ... Read More »

Netflix to finance new shows from $1.6bn bond sale

Netflix borrowed $1.6bn on Monday to fund its investment in original movies and television shows as bankers wrapped up the company’s biggest bond sale. The deal, following stronger than expected subscriber growth in the third quarter, will help finance a growing $7bn to $8bn budget for original content next year as the streamed entertainment provider behind shows such as Stranger Things and House of Cards expands its ... Read More »

4 people from around the world share the wonders of free education – and reveal the hidden drawbacks

Shutterstock Higher education doesn’t come cheap in the United States – citizens collectively hold about $1.31 trillion in college loan debt. Things are hardly this dire in certain other countries, where everything from preschool to university is paid for – at least in part – by the government. Some governments even cover the entire cost of a college education, leaving graduates with zero debt ... Read More »

Piramal Realty to acquire land from Nirmal Lifestyle for Rs153 crore

Piramal Realty on Tuesday said it has agreed to buy a 3.2 acre land from Mumbai-based real estate developer Nirmal Lifestyle Ltd for Rs153 crore. The land is located, adjacent to Piramal Revanta—a residential project currently being developed by Piramal Realty at Mulund area in Mumbai, the company said in a statement. “At Piramal Realty, we are committed to enhancing ... Read More »