Is your protein intake enough to keep your muscles healthy?

Ever thought of the amount of proteins you get from your food every day?

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Social Media benefits mental health, fends off serious psychological distress

Social media platforms and communication tools make it easier to maintain relationships and access health information online too.

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Personal Data Protection Bill: Will it Disrupt our Data Ecosystem?

In a digital world, in a smart city or smart home environment, human life is revolving around data, and law ideally should permit and facilitate every kind of data processing for the growth of digital driven economy.

Now it is almost certain that the Personal Data Protection Bill (PDP Bill), will be tabled in the parliament for consideration in the ongoing budget session. (Reuters File photo) News

Health Insurance: How to pick the right health cover

It is important to understand the kind of policies available and choosing the right health insurance coverage as per your health conditions and family type.

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Carmakers resort to output cuts, shutdowns as sales slip further

As they brace for a possible deceleration due to yet another round of price increases post the new safety and emission norms, auto sector executives are pressing for cut in GST rates or cess.

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We have to look beyond Zero Budget Natural Farming

Sale of produce in APMC-run regulated markets hardly provides solace even though commodity prices are determined as per the forces of demand and supply in these.

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Consumer expectations around 5G continue to grow

Current smartphones should evolve in keeping with consumer expectations of foldable screens, holographic projection and 360-degree cameras as features on upcoming 5G devices.

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How mutual funds can help fulfill your long-term goals

From your kid’s education to buying your dream house to building your nest egg, investing in mutual funds can help to finance all your financial goals

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Budget 2019: Buybacks may not be a lucrative option

Union Budget 2019: From the perspective of the tax authorities, with the buyback tax they have plugged a loophole that allowed promoters to reward themselves. This goes in line with the approach of the government to increase

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US-Iran tensions: Storm brewing in Persian Gulf and Indian dilemma

Iran is facing difficult times under US sanctions, as the hospitals are lacking life-saving medicines and patients are dying because of the inability of the government to import the necessary drugs due to banking sanctions.

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US exit from the Iranian ‘Nuclear Deal’: Indian challenges and responses

President Trump’s antagonistic attitude towards the deal was clearly even during his election campaign when he called the deal as ‘horrible and one-sided’.

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A historic trail in Asia’s first luxury hotel in Kolkata

The history of the hotel traces back to 1830. David Wilson started the Great Eastern Bakery to serve the gastronomic needs of the English people working for the East India Company in Calcutta.

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Book Review: Soliloquy of a small-town uncivil servant

Soliloquy of a Small-Town Uncivil Servant by K.K. Srivastava. New Delhi: Rupa Publications, 2019, 196 pp. Rs. 295

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India, Russia intensify military-technical cooperation

India and Russia are intensifying cooperation in the military-technical realm, according to top Russian military officials.

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Budget 2019: Deductions for housing; here are conditions to avail these benefits

Union Budget 2019 India: Benefits for housing has been one of the key areas of focus for the government and there has been heightened expectations from the common man since the current limit of deduction for housing loan inte

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Kargil War: How Indian valour defeated Pakistan’s so-called strategic masterstroke

The Line of Control (LoC) despite the Simla agreement in practice is governed by the principle of “Holders Keepers”, simply stated the force occupying the position defacto owns the areas.

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Better times ahead for PayTV as advertisers rejig marketing strategy

The development has generated mixed reactions within the media fraternity. It is believed that there may be little to no impact on the viewership of the channels, in spite of being reported independently; however, this segreg

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IL&FS probe: ED to question Bawa, Sankaran this week

The financial irregularities in the books of IL&FS came into scrutiny last year, after the company failed to fulfil short-term and long-term debt obligations to the tune of Rs 91,000 crore.

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Hero Electric to expand capacity, dealer network

Think tank Niti Aayog has proposed to convert all two-wheelers running on internal combustion engine to electric by 2025 — a move that has given a significant boost to the EV industry and, at the same time, received massive

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Why FPIs may not go in for incorporation to avoid surcharge

Union Budget 2019: People think these are big investors who can afford to pay huge taxes, but the reality is different. Pension plans and other institutions are often the investors, and behind whom lie large number of small i

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It’s time to change the way India does business

Regulatory cholesterol is one of the reasons for start-ups to lose heart—the failure rate of start-ups is quite high, but closure can take more than two years

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Enough opportunity to earn higher coupon: Lakshmi Iyer of Kotak

Lack of liquidity was one of the root causes for corporates barring the top-rated ones, for not having enough funding access and surely NBFCs were the most affected lot, but this scenario has improved now.

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DHFL says resolution plan in the works; MFs evaluate ICA

According to Ashish Pyasi, principal associate with Dhir and Dhir Associates, if mutual funds sign the inter-creditor agreement then they may not be going against provisions of the law.

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Education loans: Financing to yield the dividend

Exorbitant fees and donations in medical and engineering colleges are not unheard of. Even premier public institutes like the IIMs and IITs have seen a manifold increase in their fees over the last decade.

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Do you know how to take a loan by pledging gold? This may help you

Sure, any home loan lender will consider your case for a home loan. However, if the fair market value (FMV) of the flat is higher than the sale price of Rs 30 lakh, you may still have to pay the stamp duty on the higher FMV.

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Jaivana: Jaipur’s might Canon that fired just once and created a pond!

The canon was never fired after the test-firing ever again. It sits under a canopy at the Jaigarh ramparts for tourists to marvel at.

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Share buyback tax brings in new challenges for listed companies

The major advantage of the buyback is that no tax equivalent to dividend distribution tax is applicable to companies.

In early trade, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan tacked on 0.6% after a steep 3% loss the previous week. (Representative image) News