Be Cautious Against Jaundice
Apr07

Be Cautious Against Jaundice

Over the years, we all have seen lots of people especially newborn babies diagnosed with jaundice, which turn out to be of great a concern for most of us. First thing that comes to mind (esp. of grandparents) that in old days jaundice was not so high among newborns, but why is it now? Are doctors over diagnosing it? Is our baby kept unnecessarily in nursery? Dr. Varghese Cherian, Head of Department of Pediatrics & Neonatology at...

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Ban on diesel cars, A good beginning
Apr07

Ban on diesel cars, A good beginning

In a path breaking order that is certain to reduce to a great extent the atmospheric pollution of the smog choked Indian capital of Delhi, the Supreme Court of India has indeed taken a bold initiative. Notwithstanding the ire of car manufacturers, the order is likely to be a trendsetter benefitting the common man and planet earth. Inhabitants of Delhi of course had a sigh of relief when the Supreme Court has ordered a temporary ban on...

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Beating the Summer Heat
Apr07

Beating the Summer Heat

The summer is here again with added vigour, thanks to the aggravating global warming. These are the days when your skin seems to be sucking the heat deeper into your body rather than helping you cool down. An occasional afternoon downpour brings more grief than relief for it just splatters on humidity that is thick enough to slice with a knife. A rash kind of heat wave seems to be consuming India and is probably indicative of an...

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Cyber Crimes, The gravest Threat to banking safety
Apr07

Cyber Crimes, The gravest Threat to banking safety

The latest news of hackers successfully hacking US$100 million from the Bangladesh central bank’s account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has sent shock waves across the whole banking industry questioning the very credibility and safety of even the corporate and national accounts. This calls for added and advanced vigil and putting in place more perfect security systems. In one of the most shocking cyber crimes in the banking...

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E-Waste Increasing  Alarmingly
Apr07

E-Waste Increasing Alarmingly

The tremendous growth and technological advancements in the electronic data management and communications have spurred economic growth and improved living standards. However, along with the benefits, the rising problem of electronic waste (e-waste) has created a major threat to the people and environment.  The high rates of obsolescence of products in use in the domestic sector such as TV sets, refrigerators, washing machines and...

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