Tag Archives: After

Holding on to a job after age 50 isn’t always easy

You have 15 or fewer years until retirement, you have a sound retirement financial plan that is adequately funded, and you’re counting down the years. And then, out of the blue, you’re let go. Your retirement financial plan becomes suddenly irrelevant, since it had assumed several more years of peak earnings, along with commensurately larger contributions to your 401(k). Your ... Read More »

Widespread concern after Australian police media raids

Melbourne, Australia – High-profile raids against two separate media outlets by Australian police have been widely condemned by news organisations and rights groups, renewing calls for greater protection of whistle-blowers and journalists in the country. The Australian Federal Police on Wednesday raidedthe Sydney offices of the national broadcaster ABC over stories it ran in 2017 exposing alleged war crimes by Australian special ... Read More »

EC asks media to telecast exit polls only after completion of last phase of Lok Sabha elections

The Election Commission (EC) has said, exit polls can only be telecast on the evening of 19th May after the last phase of Lok Sabha elections gets over. The poll panel has issued an advisory to the media in which websites and social media platforms were included for the first time. It said, TV, radio channels, cable networks, websites and ... Read More »

EPFO payroll data shows job growth in January after four months of shrinking

The payroll data released by Employee Provident Fund Organisation for the month of January 2018 has shown a growth in total jobs created after four months of a downward trend. The data showed that 76.48 lakh new employees were added to the social security schemes of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) from September 2017 to January 2019. Meanwhile, the ... Read More »

After Manohar Parrikar, Ally Wants Goa Top Job, No Call Yet: BJP Lawmaker

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar died on Sunday after a long illness. PANAJI:  The BJP-led alliance in Goa did not reach a consensus over the next chief minister in a late night meeting, a move necessitated by the death of Manohar Parrikar. Mr Parrikar, 63 died of a pancreatic ailment on Sunday at his private residence near Panaji. Union minister and senior ... Read More »

Do you have a PPF account? Here is why you should extend its tenure after 15 years lock-in period

Public Provident Fund (PPF) is one of the most preferred long-term savings scheme as it is not a risky investment; it also offers complete tax-free benefits. For the quarter ending December, the interest on PPF account stands at 8 per cent. The popular scheme has an initial lock-in period of 15 years but can be extended in block of five ... Read More »

Smoking cigarettes can affect your bone health, delay healing after injury

Smoking is linked to delayed shinbone healing, finds a study. “We are all familiar with some of the more well-known negative health effects of smoking, but the influence on bone healing is less widely known outside the medical community,” said Hannah Dailey of Lehigh University. “Our study recommended that all fracture patients should be provided with support for smoking cessation ... Read More »

Most startups to find going tough after EU data norms

GDPR intends to give citizens of the EU greater control over their personal information. BENGALURU: The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) set to be rolled out on Friday has serious business implications for many Indian companies dealing with clients in the European Union (EU). But the readiness for compliance of the European data law amongst startups has been a mixed bag. The law intends to ... Read More »

Vitamin D can cut heart failure risk after an attack. Here’s how

Besides helping build strong bones and muscles, Vitamin D may also protect heart tissue and prevent heart failure after a heart attack, finds a study conducted on mice. Heart failure is a life-threatening condition affecting an estimated 23 million people worldwide. A previous study had shown that people who have suffered from cardiovascular disease, and have a normal intake of vitamin ... Read More »

Telegram, Telegram X Return to Apple App Store Hours After Removal

HIGHLIGHTS Telegram, Telegram X were removed citing “inappropriate content” CEO said that Telegram was working to put “protections in place” The apps were back within a few hours of removal After a brief disappearing act, popular messaging apps Telegram and Telegram X are now back on the Apple App Store. Both apps had been removed from the App Store on Thursday following the presence of inappropriate content, ... Read More »