‘Ease of doing biz’ is not ‘ease of making money’: Steel minister

‘Ease of doing biz’ is not ‘ease of making money’: Steel minister

Steel minister Chaudhary Birender Singh on Tuesday said India needs to raise per capita consumption of the commodity, while asking the industry to play ethical by differentiating between ‘ease of doing business’ and ‘ease of making money’. It is not just the duty of the government or the steel ministry in specific, each one has a role to play, he said at KATM conference on raw materials for steel and power here. He was speaking on the key role society has to play with regard to various issues be it…

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What are states doing to fight bad air?

What are states doing to fight bad air?

Raising concern over the poor air quality in Delhi and its adjoining area, the NCR Planning Board on Tuesday asked its member states Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan -to submit their action plans. It also asked the state governments to increase forest cover to 20% from the present 3.3% and to start land acquisition for building seven new inter-state roads “immediately”. The board also noted that the forest cover in the NCR had reduced to 3.30% of the entire geographical area in 2012 from 4.30% in 1999. The states…

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Hate Winter Running? Maybe You’re Doing it Wrong

Hate Winter Running? Maybe You’re Doing it Wrong

Many detest it and simply refuse to do it, while others do it begrudgingly while longing for spring’s sunny days. A third group, though, loves it and says that “it’s not a matter of bad weather; it’s a matter of bad clothing choices.” We’re talking about winter running – which even in the mid-Atlantic can mean temperatures in the 20s, high winds and freezing rain. None of this, though, has ever stopped Kathy Pugh, a Washington resident and coach who has been leading winter runs and race prep for nearly…

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Dieting Guide: 6 Things You Are Probably Doing Wrong

Dieting Guide: 6 Things You Are Probably Doing Wrong

Haven’t we all resorted to some type of dieting at least once in our lives? Dieting mirrors – at times a desperate measure taken to achieve weight loss – a way to make a change in lifestyle. The concept of dieting stems from the idea of restriction, you deprive your body off a certain element, fulfill its requirement with something else and there you have it, your body starts reacting differently, exhibiting tangible changes. However, the road to weight-loss and maintaining equilibrium deep within, is nothing short of a task,…

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6 worst things you could be doing in the morning

6 worst things you could be doing in the morning

1/6 Carbs for breakfast   We all have been told ‘Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper’ but we might be getting it wrong altogether. If you think loading up on carbs for breakfast is right, it is not. Having a carb loaded breakfast such as sugary cereals, breads etc. is not right as they are simple carbohydrates which will make you feel hungry faster. Instead, focus on proteins or smoothies with nuts. Or opt for complex carbs like oats, which will keep…

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