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CCI fines Jet Airways, InterGlobe Aviation, SpiceJet for unfair business practices

According to the regulator, the airlines acted in a concerted manner in fixing and revising the FSC rates in violation of competition norms that prohibit anti-competitive agreements, including cartels. Photo: Reuters New Delhi: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Wednesday imposed a total fine of more than Rs54 crore on Jet Airways, InterGlobe Aviation and SpiceJet for unfair business practices ... Read More »

Brisk walking, squatting, planks: These five exercises are perfect for a total body workout

We all know that exercise plays an important role in our general health. If you’re someone who enjoys training at home, full body workouts make for a good option. Here are some full body exercises as suggested by Puneet Rehani, physiotherapist at AktivHealth: – Brisk Walking: Brisk walking is simple yet powerful. It can help to improve cholesterol levels, strengthen bones, ... Read More »

Facebook Says Not Its Job to Recruit Publishers for Content

In a clear message to news publishers, a top Facebookexecutive has emphasised that it is not their job to recruit people from media organisations for the content on the social media platform. At the “Code Media 2018” conference in California organised by the famous tech portal ReCode, Facebook’s Head of News Partnerships Campbell Brown said “her job is to make sure ... Read More »

Nip and tuck: Asia may overtake Europe in cosmetic industry spending for first time in 2018

In the never-ending quest for youthful, magazine cover looks, 8.6 billion euros ($10.7 billion) were spent last year on materials and chemicals used in cosmetic procedures worldwide, the IMCAS industry body said on Thursday. This meant plastic surgeons and beauty practitioners spent about the equivalent of Costa Rica’s total annual exports on the tools of their trade. The data revealed ... Read More »

Developers Can Now Access Full Twitter Archive – for a Fee

Twitter has launched “premium full-archive search endpoint”, a premium product for developers that will provide them access to the full Twitter archive, including the first tweet from its CEO Jack Dorsey in 2016. Starting Friday, the full archive search endpoint is available in beta for the developers’ community. This is the first time that this data is available outside of Twitter’s enterprise application ... Read More »

Meet the Food Doctor: Nutritionist Ian Marber says fat is good for us. Here’s why

A quick glance through widely regarded UK-based nutritionist Ian Marber’s Twitter feed confirms his obsession with all things healthy: kimchi rice, avocados, basically everything low-carb and gluten free. He is known for his no-nonsense health advice and myth-busting tips on social media. So, my first question to him was about the biggest health industry lie. “It’s a myth that fat ... Read More »

Trying for IVF? Follow a diet rich in fresh fruits, veggies, fish and olive oil

If you are trying for an in in-vitro fertilisation (IVF), a new study results suggests you would help your chances more if you follow a diet rich in fresh fruit and vegetables, fish, and olive oil. A study of 244 women enrolled for IVF in Athens, Greece, showed that those younger than 35 who followed a so-called “Mediterranean” diet for ... Read More »

Be aware: Certain bacteria may increase HIV risk for women

Scientists have identified seven bacterial species whose presence in high concentrations may significantly increase the risk of HIV infection in women. The findings, published online in the journal Lancet Infectious Diseases, add strength to a growing body of evidence that the make-up of bacterial communities in the vagina — the vaginal microbiome — may increase or decrease HIV risk for ... Read More »

Coriander Seeds For Weight Loss: Here’s How To Use Dhaniya Seeds To Lose Weight

Coriander or dhania is a commonly used herb that is used in almost all vegetable preparations in India. The flavor that just a few dhania leaves can lend to the dish cannot be reproduced in any other way. The dhaniapowder also finds numerous uses in the Indian kitchen and is usually included in the top five spices and herbs used in common Indian preparations. But ... Read More »

Priyanka Chopra’s Glam Pyjamas, For When You Don’t Want To Get Out Of Bed But Have To

Trust Priyanka to slay nightwear in the day time Priyanka Chopra sports a chic pyjama suit (Image Credit: PriyankaChopra) We’ve all faced the conundrum of having to wake up drowsy, hit snooze and repeat this process a few times until there’s barely 10 minutes to be out of the door. On days like those, we really wish we could step out ... Read More »