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Parkinson’s disease: Stress, lifestyle lead to rise in young patients

New Delhi: Early onset of the disease impact as much as 25 percent of the patients of Parkinson’s who are aged between 20 to 40 years, according to the doctors at Indian Spinal Injury Center. Moreover, city doctors inform that stress and lifestyle are largely contributing to the rise of the neurodegenerative Parkinson’s disease in young adults, though the disease ... Read More »

Why the U.S. Government Just Dropped 10,000 Dead Christmas Trees in a New Orleans Wildlife Refuge

Bales of discarded Christmas trees were dropped in the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge on Thursday.Photo: Courtesy Southeast Lousiana Refuges In an annual tradition stretching back more than two decades, on Thursday the National Guard and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service teamed up to drop nearly 10,000 spent Christmas trees into a New Orleans wildlife refuge. Apparently, it’s all ... Read More »

Mobile phone explodes in Hyd man’s pocket, injuries sustained after falling off bike

A brand new mobile phone exploded in the pocket of a 28-year-old man in Hyderabad as he was riding his two-wheeler on Tuesday, leaving him injured. The incident took place in the city’s Alwal area and the man was identified as Md Imran, an electrician, who was travelling from Lothkunta to Bolarum. The police said that Imran had recently purchased ... Read More »

Stalker alert: 1 in 3 women who use mobiles in India face harassment, receive inappropriate calls

The survey paints a grim picture of the extent of harassment women face via their phones. It has also compiled women’s responses on what effect such calls had on them and what steps, if any, did they take to prevent such calls. Apart from calls with intentions of malicious harassment, the women also received unsolicited calls — that aren’t classified as harassment ... Read More »

Siemens’ finance arm buys 46% stake in Greenko’s wind unit

Mumbai: German engineering conglomerate Siemens’ financing arm has signed a pact with Greenko group to acquire 46% stake in its 200 MW-Poovani wind powerproject, German conglomerate said on Monday. This is SiemensNSE 0.61 % Financial Services’ first investment in a wind farm in Asia. Its group company Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is building the project for Greenko. “Completing our first equity investment in ... Read More »

An Indian view from Wall Street on women in finance

My inspiration has come from within my own family. My mother who had a doctorate and was a Professor at a time when women in India barely went to college. She took a leap of faith from Dalal Street to Wall Street to manage some key initiatives at S&P DJI. Alka Banerjee shares her views on how hard it is to stay ahead of ... Read More »

‘The Hills’ alum and lifestyle expert Whitney Port eyes her newest challenge in your grocery cart

Whitney Port has some big plans for your family and what you bring home from the grocery store. The former star of MTV reality series “The Hills” and “The City” has been named the chief branding and strategy officer for 1908 Brands, the Boulder, Colorado-based food and home products manufacturer that acquired her women’s nutrition company, Bundle Organics, in July 2018. “Once ... Read More »

India Is No Lesser Than Any Other Country In Education: Princess Of Sharjah

India is no lesser than any other country in education: Princess of Sharjah COIMBATORE:  Princess of Sharjah, Sheikha Hend Bint Faisal Al-Qassemi Monday lauded the Indian higher education system and medical institutions, saying it was on par with those abroad. She said Indian talents have found pride of place in global companies and space agencies like Google and NASA. At ... Read More »

Deloitte to provide education, skills training to 10 mn girls, women by 2030 in India

Professional services firm Deloitte Sunday said it will provide education and skills trainingto 10 million girls and women in India with an aim to equip them to find a meaningful work. The exercise will be carried out under its global initiative WorldClass, Deloitte said in a statement. The initiative aims “to support 10 million girls and women by 2030 through education and skills development,” it ... Read More »

Pulwama attack: D-Sport suspends broadcast of Pakistan Super League in India

Till February 14, the day the attack took place, the channel’s Twitter handle was almost exclusively posting updates about the tournament. D-Sport, the official broadcaster of the Pakistan Super League in India, has suspended its broadcast of the tournament in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack. “We have suspended broadcast from of the league,” said an official from the broadcaster. ... Read More »