These 5 healthcare startups will help you keep track of your health and fitness

The healthcare sector in India is growing at a brisk pace, thanks to its improved services and coverage. Technology has also played an important role in transforming healthcare services in our country. However, numbers show that expenditure on matters related to healthcare expenditure has been lukewarm. In 2016, the country spent 3.66 percent of GDP for this sector, which was further reduced to 1.4 percent in 2018. But Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself is seen as a fitness icon and a big believer in yoga. So much that he went on to say that yoga…

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Good for career to be locked up: Jammu and Kashmir Governor

Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik felicitates DGP Dilbagh Singh in Srinagar on Wednesday for conducting a successful Amarnath Yatra(PTI) Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik shared multiple pearls of wisdom in his first official media interaction since August 5 when the Centre announced the decision to revoke the special status of the state and imposed a lockdown. The governor feels the longer politicians stay in jail, the higher the political dividends for them The governor believes mobile phones and Internet are essentially weapons of terrorists, and ordinary…

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Top psychiatrist voices caution over student mental health study

A leading psychiatrist has warned against drawing definitive conclusions from a survey of students in which a third of respondents said they had a formal diagnosis of a mental health difficulty at some point in their lives. Brendan Kelly, professor of psychiatry at Trinity College Dublin, said the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) study, published on Tuesday, “highlights the issue of student mental health, which is incredibly important and often neglected”. But he said the low response rate of less than 1 per cent of third-level students “limit[s] the fine-grained…

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Clothing brand Hush sees rapid growth in backlash against fast fashion

 Hush started out selling pyjamas and cardigans but now covers all wardrobe bases. Photograph: Hush PrettyLittleThing and Missguided have hit the big time selling £5 dresses and £1 bikinis to the youth market but another online British brand, Hush, is expanding rapidly in a backlash against fast fashion. Sales at London-based Hush, which is run by a husband and wife team, jumped 35% last year to more than £40m as its jumpsuits and dresses found an audience among women aged 35 to 45 who, it says, “like fashion but are not a slave to…

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Fashion’s conscious stride

On Day 2, designer Gaurav Khanijo showcased his line at LFW’s Khadi and Village Industries Commission Show. There’s nothing better than witnessing fraternities come together to celebrate and support each other. This time’s Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019 that is ongoing in the plush address of Mumbai’s St. Regis is not just a celebration of 20 years of the platform. Through an overarching theme of sustainability, everyone from designers to the Government and industry heavyweights are using this space to help replace sustainability’ from being a mere buzzword to becoming…

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Fashion designers share horror stories of showstopper syndrome at LFW 2019

Fashion designers share horror stories of showstopper syndrome Once a raging trend, showstoppers today present a ‘Catch 22’ situation for the couturiers and are viewed as a necessary evil capable of killing a creative mind’s craft, believe veteran fashion designers. In a session titled, ‘The Voice of Fashion: Questions No One Asks’ on the third day of Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019, seasoned names such as Wendell Rodricks, Rohit Bal, Shahab Durazi, David Abraham of duo Abraham & Thakore and Rajesh Pratap Singh shared their experiences with the long-standing trend…

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Two weeks after being hospitalised, India’s ex-FM Arun Jaitley’s health deteriorates

A multidisciplinary team of doctors is monitoring his condition. The health of former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), deteriorated on Friday, hospital sources said. On Monday, BJP veteran L K Advani, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, UP Governor Anandiben Patel, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, Delhi LG Anil Baijal and BJP lawmaker Maneka Gandhi visited the hospital to know about Jaitley’s health. BJP leader Uma Bharti visited the hospital to enquire about his health. Jaitley, 66, was rushed…

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Gadkari, Javadekar visit AIIMS to enquire about Jaitley’s health

Former finance minister Arun Jaitley (Photo: PTI) As former finance minister Arun Jaitley continued to be critical at AIIMS here, several leaders, including Union ministers Nitin Gadkari and Prakash Javadekar, visited the hospital on Tuesday to enquire about his health. On Monday BJP veteran L K Advani, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, UP Governor Anandiben Patel and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, Delhi LG Anil Baijal and party MP Maneka Gandhi among others visited the hospital to know about his wellbeing. The Additional Principal Secretary to Prime…

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How to pick the perfect job interview outfit, according to a ‘fashion psychologist’

Don’t know what to wear for your upcoming job interview? We’ve heard the same advice over and over again: “Dress for the job you want, not the job you have.” But how do you go about doing that? Browse the internet and you’ll discover countless advice on things like what colors and accessories to wear (e.g., black to convey power, red for passion and energy, a splash of white for simplicity, a bold tie for authority). But what if red makes you feel angry and white looks depressing to you? If wearing the “conventional…

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Phek Bn conducts motivational career management

Phek Battalion of Assam Rifles conducted an outreach programme for training and motivating local students preparing for entrance examinations to Sainik School and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya at Phek on August 17. According to PRO HQ IGAR (N), the programme was organised to spread awareness and motivate the students for seeking admissions to these premier schools for overall development to choose the appropriate career. The shortlisted and interested students will be provided with structured tuitions under the supervision of Phek Batallion of Assam Rifles. A total of 125 students, 19 teachers…

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