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  • Two fintechs fuelled extensive pandemic relief fraud, House report finds Dec 03, 2022 12:44 PM IST

    Two fintechs fuelled extensive pandemic relief fraud, House report finds

    The 130-page report, product of an 18-month investigation by the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, is packed with startling details about how negligible government oversight and a rush to get cash out the door to help devastated businesses created conditions ripe for fraud

  • Stability — It is all that young job seekers are asking for Dec 03, 2022 12:38 PM IST

    Stability — It is all that young job seekers are asking for

    If stability is what young workers are after, the strong job market is in a prime position to comply. But some young people are anxious nonetheless. Job insecurities are sharpened by inflation, at a 40-year high

  • How China’s police used phones and faces to track protesters Dec 03, 2022 12:01 PM IST

    How China’s police used phones and faces to track protesters

    As authorities seek to track, intimidate and detain those who marched in defiance of the government’s strict COVID-19 policies last weekend, they are turning to powerful tools of surveillance the state has spent the past decade building for moments such as these

  • In Pics: A look at some food items you should not refrigerate Dec 02, 2022 07:00 PM IST

    In Pics: A look at some food items you should not refrigerate

    Know about foods, including vegetables and fruits, and substances that should never be stored in a fridge.

  • Proud, scared and conflicted. What the China protesters told me. Nov 30, 2022 12:06 PM IST

    Proud, scared and conflicted. What the China protesters told me.

    Young Chinese are protesting the country’s harsh “zero-Covid” policy and even urging its top leader, Xi Jinping, to step down. It’s something China hasn’t seen since 1989

  • AstraZeneca India gets approval to market anti-diabetes drug Nov 29, 2022 02:15 PM IST

    AstraZeneca India gets approval to market anti-diabetes drug

    Dapagliflozin is the first and only anti-diabetic drug approved to significantly reduce the risk of sustained eGFR (estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate), cardiovascular deaths and hospitalisations due to heart failure in adults with progressive chronic kidney disease, the drug firm said.

  • Chinese unrest over lockdowns upends global economic outlook Nov 29, 2022 11:49 AM IST

    Chinese unrest over lockdowns upends global economic outlook

    Millions of China’s citizens have chafed under a tight lockdown for months and anger turned to widespread protests after an apartment fire killed 10 last week, leading to questions over whether the lockdown had prevented the victim’s escape

  • Measles outbreak in Mumbai: 11 new cases, one suspected death Nov 29, 2022 10:14 AM IST

    Measles outbreak in Mumbai: 11 new cases, one suspected death

    With the latest cases, the infection tally in the metropolis so far this year has gone up to 303.

  • Lupin arm MedQuímica acquires rights to nine brands from Bausch Health Nov 28, 2022 07:26 PM IST

    Lupin arm MedQuímica acquires rights to nine brands from Bausch Health

    Lupin Limited announced that its wholly owned subsidiary in Brazil, MedQuímica Indústria Farmacêutica, signed a definitive agreement to acquire all rights to the nine medicines from Bausch subsidiary BL Indústria Ótica

  • Chinese teen ate 3 kg of her own hair ‘No more room for food’ Nov 28, 2022 04:29 PM IST

    Chinese teen ate 3 kg of her own hair ‘No more room for food’

    Doctors said she suffered from a condition called Pica, in which people compulsively eat non-food items. Her behaviour also suggests trichotillomania, which causes patients to excessively pull out their hair.

  • Four women sue L’Oréal and others alleging hair products caused cancer: ‘Painful, painful condition’ Nov 28, 2022 12:19 PM IST

    Four women sue L’Oréal and others alleging hair products caused cancer: ‘Painful, painful condition’

    These lawsuits were filed after a study emerged last month linking hair-straightening products to increased risk of uterine cancer.

  • Winter superfoods to boost your health Nov 22, 2022 02:23 PM IST

    Winter superfoods to boost your health

    Some winter superfoods you shouldn't miss and why.

  • Uttar Pradesh police head constable suffers cardiac arrest while on duty, dies later Nov 19, 2022 12:07 PM IST

    Uttar Pradesh police head constable suffers cardiac arrest while on duty, dies later

    Superintendent of Police Elamaran G said that head constable Vinay Singh was on duty when the incident happened.

  • Mumbai's measles count rises by seven to touch 176; suspected deaths at 8 Nov 18, 2022 10:17 PM IST

    Mumbai's measles count rises by seven to touch 176; suspected deaths at 8

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's bulletin issued late evening said the suspected cases of measles stood at 2,860.

  • Stock Market Live: What's ailing Metropolis Healthcare? | Markets with Santo & CJ Nov 16, 2022 02:57 PM IST

    Stock Market Live: What's ailing Metropolis Healthcare? | Markets with Santo & CJ

    Metropolis Healthcare's stock has taken a beating today and Santo explains why the beating is likely to continue going ahead. CJ, though, has two banking names on his radar that he is getting excited about. Watch as the duo explain the market and stock movements of the day.

  • As Europe quits Russian gas, half of France’s nuclear plants are offline Nov 16, 2022 12:21 PM IST

    As Europe quits Russian gas, half of France’s nuclear plants are offline

    The Russia Ukraine crisis is upending the role that France has long played as Europe’s biggest producer of nuclear energy, raising questions about how much its nuclear power arsenal will be able to help bridge the continent’s looming crunch

  • How COVID-19 causes neurological damage found Nov 15, 2022 09:29 PM IST

    How COVID-19 causes neurological damage found

    Researchers, from the University of Basel and University Hospital Basel, Switzerland, have studied the mechanisms responsible for and reported new insights into the development of "neuro-Covid", including identifying starting points for its prevention.

  • Repeat COVID-19 is riskier than first infection, study finds Nov 10, 2022 09:45 PM IST

    Repeat COVID-19 is riskier than first infection, study finds

    "Reinfection with COVID-19 increases the risk of both acute outcomes and long COVID-19," said Dr Ziyad Al-Aly of Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis.

  • Samuel L Katz, a developer of the measles vaccine, dies at 95 Nov 10, 2022 12:26 PM IST

    Samuel L Katz, a developer of the measles vaccine, dies at 95

    Worldwide, measles killed 2.6 million people a year before the availability of vaccines. Dr Katz took up the fight against measles in 1956, when he joined a laboratory at Children’s Hospital Medical Centre run by Dr John Enders

  • Deadly listeria infection reported in 6 US states. What it is Nov 10, 2022 10:02 AM IST

    Deadly listeria infection reported in 6 US states. What it is

    Sixteen cases of the bacterial illness have been recorded so far. Health officials say the actual number is likely higher.

  • Health ministry sends high-level team to Mumbai amid jump in measles cases Nov 09, 2022 07:48 PM IST

    Health ministry sends high-level team to Mumbai amid jump in measles cases

    The team will assist the state health authorities in instituting public health measures and facilitate operationalization of requisite control and containment measures.

  • India-made drug shown to treat heart damage caused by Covid protein : Study Nov 08, 2022 09:43 PM IST

    India-made drug shown to treat heart damage caused by Covid protein : Study

    Researchers from the University of Maryland identified how a specific protein in SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, damages heart tissue.

  • Can’t sleep? Try sticking your head in the freezer Nov 08, 2022 11:14 AM IST

    Can’t sleep? Try sticking your head in the freezer

    A 2013 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey found that 1 in 8 adults with trouble sleeping reported using sleep aids.

  • Apple built its empire with China — now its foundation is showing cracks Nov 08, 2022 09:42 AM IST

    Apple built its empire with China — now its foundation is showing cracks

    For much of this year, Apple has also been the focus of a bipartisan intervention in Washington, where alarm over Beijing’s military provocations and technology ambitions has upended orthodoxy about free trade

  • 4 out of every 5 families in Delhi-NCR facing pollution-related ailments: Survey Nov 05, 2022 05:50 PM IST

    4 out of every 5 families in Delhi-NCR facing pollution-related ailments: Survey

    The survey also found that 80 per cent of the surveyed families have at least one member who is experiencing some kind of respiratory problem due to air pollution.