Xiaomi Becomes Fifth Largest Smartphone Brand in Russia: Counterpoint

Xiaomi Becomes Fifth Largest Smartphone Brand in Russia: Counterpoint

Chinese smartphone player Xiaomi has become the fifth largest smartphone brand in Russia during Q3 2017, according to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service. “Xiaomi grew by 325 percent YoY and was the fastest growing smartphone brand in Russia in both online as well as offline sales,” the Associate Director at Counterpoint Research (Counterpoint Technology Market Research), Tarun Pathak, said in a statement. Smartphone shipments in Russia grew by 7 percent annually and 38 percent sequentially during Q3 2017. “The Russian handset market grew during this quarter driven by aggressive…

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Thiruvananthapuram Becomes Country’s ‘Breast Cancer Capital’

Thiruvananthapuram Becomes Country’s ‘Breast Cancer Capital’

Thiruvananthapuram has been termed as the country’s breast cancer capital, with cases at a record high of 40 per lakh of population. The revelation was made during the Kerala Chapter of Indian Radiological and Imaging Association (IRIA) Conference here last week. It noted that 50 per cent of breast cancer is occurring in the age group of under 50 years. Nine lakh women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year and it is the second most common malignancy next to cervical cancer. Speaking to IANS on Sunday, S.Pradeep, President of…

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‘Haldi’ becomes super food in West too

‘Haldi’ becomes super food in West too

There is some truth to grandma’s turmeric recipes even as the spice has become the latest super food cure in the West for cough to cancer. Every time a bout of sniffles and sore throat hit young Rahul, his mother would put him through a three-part homespun healing routine. First, persuade the child to gargle warm salt water to clean the throat, and follow it up with a steam inhalation to ease congestion. The final step was the easiest for mom and child. “I would happily drink the manjal paal…

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