Tag Archives: May

Is Your Modern Lifestyle Giving You Aches And Pains? These Expert Tips May Help You

Using laptops, tablets, and other electronic devices is a common source of pain among the millennial generation according to a new US survey. (Photo courtesy: AFP Relaxnews/ South_agency/ Istock.com) A new nationwide survey commissioned by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) in conjunction with September’s Pain Awareness Month has found that millennials’ love of technology and fitness is causing many ... Read More »

Why tracking your stolen mobile phone may be tougher than ever

NEW DELHI: Once it was true that your mobile phone’s IMEInumber could help police trace it in case it was stolen. The unique number is no longer a comfort. Crooks now have devices that can change the IMEI numbers, and to the concern of police, such tools are easily available in the grey market. IMEI, or International Mobile Equipment Identity, is a unique ... Read More »

NEET: Tamil Nadu students may get exemption as law ministry clears ordinance

The law ministry on August 16 cleared an ordinance of the Tamil Nadu government which demands exemption of the state’s students from the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) — common medical entrance test. Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad cleared the draft ordinance in consultation with Attorney General K K Venugopal. The official, who requested anonymity, said the ordinance will be applicable ... Read More »

Age-related frailty may be delayed with proper lifestyle

According to a review, published in the journal Frontiers in Physiology, age-related frailty may be a treatable and preventable health problem, just like obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. (Source: Thinkstock) Frailty, often assumed to be an inevitable part of ageing, may be prevented or delayed by a proper lifestyle and adequate physical, mental and social activities, researchers say. “Societies are ... Read More »

Age-Related Frailty May Be Delayed With Proper Lifestyle

Frailty, often assumed to be an inevitable part of ageing, may be prevented or delayed by a proper lifestyle and adequate physical, mental and social activities, researchers say. “Societies are not aware of frailty as an avoidable health problem and most people usually resign themselves to this condition,” said Jerzy Sacha from University Hospital of the University of Opole in ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ, X, X Compact and X Performance get May security update

Sony is rolling out the May 1 2017 security update to its line of Xperia X smartphones. The new firmware is seeding to the Xperia X, Xperia X Compact, Xperia X Performance and the Sony Xperia XZ. Earlier today we reported that the Xperia XZs has also received the update.   May 2017 security update The update brings the Xperia ... Read More »

GST UPDATE: Gadgets that may become expensive

SMARTPHONES Most mobile phones may get costlier by 4-5% with the government imposing a goods and services tax (GST) of 12%, taking away the benefit under duty differential that was being offered to local manufacturers. Under the new proposed GST rate, while imported phones will become cheaper, most of the locally-manufactured phones will get costlier. The industry said that it ... Read More »

GST E-Way Bill Implementation Date May Be Extended Due to Lack of Software

HIGHLIGHTS E-Way bill may be delayed for a few months, govt says It’s required for movement of goods over Rs. 50,000 to be pre-registered The goods have to be registered on the GSTN website With just a few days left for GST rollout, the Centre is in favour of postponing by a few months the implementation of the e-way bill, ... Read More »

Finance Ministry may push for IFCI, IIFCL merger

NEW DELHI, JUNE 8:   The Finance Ministry is examining the possibility of merger of two state-run financial institutions, India Infrastructure Finance Company (IIFCL) and Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI) to create a bigger financing firm for the sector. “The proposal is under the active consideration of the ministry so that the huge deficit, which infrastructure space has, can be ... Read More »

Royal Enfield Sales Grow 25 Per Cent In May 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Over 60,000 Royal Enfield bikes sold in May 2017 Domestic sales account for over 58,000 bikes Royal Enfield exports grow 49 per cent in May 2017 Royal Enfield is going strong, selling over 60,000 bikes in the second consecutive month, after posting best-ever sales figures for a single month in April 2017. In May 2017, Royal Enfield sold a ... Read More »