Morgan Stanley stays Overweight on India; ICICI Bank, Gail among top 4 stocks in focus list

Morgan Stanley stays Overweight on India; ICICI Bank, Gail among top 4 stocks in focus list

Finally! Some good news for emerging markets which witnessed huge foreign money outflows thanks to the rise in the US Dollar. In 2018, a tricky handoff in growth, policy and inflation drove a rolling bear market. However, for 2019, Morgan Stanley expects a larger turning point in a number of multi-year trends. Emerging Markets (EM) assets should outperform. The global investment bank thinks that the bear market is mostly over for EM, has further to go in US credit and is about to begin for the US dollar. [“source=cnbc”]  

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Railways must exit catering business and focus on managing train services

Railways must exit catering business and focus on managing train services

A TV flash about a nail or a lizard found in a meal served to a train passenger is usually followed by a predictable official drill: Portentous announcements on termination of contracts, imposition of fines or the blacklisting of the firms. Disciplinary action is announced against officials found to be either negligent or for being in cahoots with the “rail catering mafia”. Clear-cut action plans and strict timelines aimed at fixing problems are issued. Once all these are done, the gigantic machinery of the Indian Railways (IR) reverts to its…

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World Cancer Day: Health Experts Urge Focus On Preventive Measures, Say Prevention Remains Vastly Underfunded

World Cancer Day: Health Experts Urge Focus On Preventive Measures, Say Prevention Remains Vastly Underfunded

Cancer is not an inescapable fate. But while prevention can save millions of lives much more cheaply than treatment, it remains an underfunded, much-neglected weapon in the anti-cancer arsenal, experts say. Some 14 million new cancers are diagnosed each year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) — a number expected to swell to 21 million by the year 2030. As the global cost of treatment skyrockets, measures to prevent people getting cancer in the first place are increasingly important in seeking to limit the expected explosion.   “The way…

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This Winter Focus More on Vegetables and Fruits: Dieticians

This Winter Focus More on Vegetables and Fruits: Dieticians

With winter being the best time to increase food intake, dieticians have urged children to focus more on fruits and vegetables to supplement body nutrition, which is hardly the case during summer due to low appetite. According to them, the increased intake of walnuts can be extremely helpful for dementia patients. Vitamin A is necessary for eyesight and carrot has plenty of it. “Carrot also enhances blood flow to the eyes to aid in better functioning,” said Nidhi Dhawan, dietician at city based Saroj Super Specialty Hospital. “The connection between…

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Reducing Malnutrition is the Key Focus: Maneka Gandhi

Reducing Malnutrition is the Key Focus: Maneka Gandhi

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday said that the key focus of her ministry was to reduce malnutrition. “The key focus is to reduce malnutrition for which the WCD Ministry is holding regular consultations with the states on improving the content of food being provided to the children in anganwadis and regular monitoring of their nutrition status,” she said at the second edition of “All India Women Journalists’ Workshop” bringing together over 100 journalists from various media organisations across the country. Gandhi also gave a brief overview…

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Focus on Quality, Not Quantity, of Food to Stay Slim

Focus on Quality, Not Quantity, of Food to Stay Slim

Have you come across a few people who never seem to worry about weight and yet manage to stay slim? One secret that works behind their seeming effortlessness may actually be a sharp focus on the quality of food that they eat, suggests new research. “These results are encouraging because they imply that instead of putting restrictions on one’s diet and avoiding favourite foods, weight gain could be prevented early on by learning to listen to inner cues and putting emphasis on the quality instead of the quantity of food,”…

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Microsoft Says Windows Phone Isn’t Its Focus This Year

Microsoft Says Windows Phone Isn’t Its Focus This Year

There were Android smartphones and iPhone handsets to be seen at Microsoft’s developer conference Build 2016 on Wednesday, but surprisingly, company’s own Windows Phone or Windows 10 Mobile handsets were completely out of the picture. The company also chose not to share any development it has been working on to improve the receding status of Windows Phone. There’s a reason for this: Windows Phone isn’t Microsoft’s focus this year. On day one of Build 2016, Microsoft announced tools for developers to make or port Win32, .Net, Xbox One, Surface Hub…

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