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Eating meat on regular basis may risk your liver

LONDON: A diet high in animal protein may increase the risk of a disease which causes fat build-up in the liver, a condition that can lead to cardiovascular diseases or cancer, scientists warn. The findings also showed that foods containing fructose, such as soda and sugar, may not be as …

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A new mega app to answer all your rail-related queries

A new mega app to answer all your rail-related queries

Come June, all your train travel-related queries will be answered through one mega application which would incorporate most of the existing railways’ apps. Likely to be named HindRail, the new app will be developed by the Indian Railways and will work as a full-fledged inquiry system providing information on arrivals, …

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Soon Doctors will prescribe only generic drugs or will face action

Soon Doctors will prescribe only generic drugs or will face action

The country’s apex medical regulator has warned the doctors of action if they fail to adhere to its guideline on prescribing the drugs only in generic names and writing prescriptions legibly. The Medical Council of India (MCI) has also asked the medical practitioners to ensure that there is rational prescription and use of …

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No more service charges on hotel and restaurant bills

Hotel Bill

Service charge on hotel and restaurant bills is “totally voluntary” and not mandatory, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said today after the government approved guidelines on service charge. Hotels and restaurants will not decide on service charge to be levied but it will be at a customer’s …

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Wipro sacks 600 employees

Wipro Sacks 600 employee

The country’s third largest software services firm Wipro is learnt to have fired hundreds of employees as part of its annual “performance appraisal”. According to sources, Wipro has shown the door to about 600 employees, while speculation was rife that the number could go as high as 2,000. At the …

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Whatsapp admin will be behind bars for offensive posts

WhatsApp group admin arrested

Think twice before becoming administrator of a group on WhatsApp or Facebook as one is liable for prosecution if any rumour or fake news is circulated on it. Social media platforms allow a person to create a group on which members can share views, photographs or videos. Concerns have been …

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Deposits under PMGKDS extended till April 30

The government and the RBI on Wednesday gave time till April 30 for “commensurate deposits” by people who have declared their unaccounted income under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme (PMGKDS) that allowed parking money in non-interest bearing deposits for four years. The extension of time till April 30 …

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