Category Archives: Business & Economy

India applies sin tax on sweetened carbonated beverages

40% tax on colas to discourage consumption and protect health New Delhi:  The Indian government has introduced sin taxes on sweetened carbonated beverages (SCBs) such as Coca-Cola and Pepsi because of the negative health impacts of products with high sugar content. The sin tax was

Medical education: spoiler alert!!!

BY DR. SUPRIYA INGLE Entire nation was confused and disoriented when news like Patients beating doctors, doctors going on strike without caring for common people, government made compulsory to all doctors to practice in the rural area and on and on were making headlines. Everybody

HLL Lifecare Limited is promoting healthy menstruation practices in schools

HLL, a Kerala-based company, is going to implement ‘She-Pad’ project in Kerala schools by mid-August with an aim to promote healthy menstruation practices in schools Thiruvananthapuram: Here’s a commendable initiative from a Kerala-based company to promote healthy menstruation practices. HLL Lifecare Limited (HLL) has teamed

SHRM India to host India’s leading HR and business conference in September 2017

Asia’s largest exhibition will showcase world’s latest innovations in HR Solutions  New Delhi: SHRM India has announced its 6th SHRM India Annual Conference & Exposition 2017, the fastest growing and most talked about HR event in the sub-continent, to be held on 14-15 September 2017 at Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi. The event offers

Registrations open for Eximius 2017 at IIMB

The event, to be held from August 4 to 6, is about ‘Kickstart and Fly’ The Other Incentive, a B-plan competition for social entrepreneurs, The Game of Clicks, which calls for digital marketing prowess Bengaluru: One of India’s biggest annual entrepreneurship summits, Eximius 2017, will be hosted by the

Here’re the six winners of Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship Program in India

Bangalore: Qualcomm Incorporated has announced six winners of the Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (QInF) program in India for the 2017-2018 academic year. Qualcomm has a long history of supporting education, particularly with institutions of higher learning, through different very valuable programs that go from identifying and hiring talent,