Tag Archives: Killing

Why are we killing Mother Earth?

On World Environment Day 2019, let us make a pledge to save the ground we walk on, the air we breathe, the trees that give us life and the animals that make it possible for the world to live and thrive. On June 5th 2019, the world celebrates World Environment Day. As it does every year and has done for ... Read More »

Tuberculosis treatment, disease tolerance is better than killing the pathogen

Turns out, tolerating an infection without eliminating a pathogen is far more beneficial than simply killing it. According to a research conducted by the McGill University Health Centre, some scientists have taken a lesson from plant biologists about an ancient strategy involving the ability to ‘tolerate’ rather than ‘resist’ infection to maintain health. The concept, referred to as “disease tolerance,” ... Read More »

Indian startups emulate global ideas. That’s killing 90% of them: IBM study

Over 90 percent of Indian startups fail within the first five years. No surprise there as that is the global average as well. The surprise lies in the most common reason for failure of startups in India: lack of innovation, according to an IBM (NYSE: IBM) study.   “Many Indian startups lack pioneering innovation based on new technologies or unique ... Read More »

Samsung Cuts Profit by $2.3 Billion After Killing Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Electronics Co. cut its third-quarter operating profit outlook by $2.3 billion (roughly Rs. 15,375 crores) after ending production of its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, the first sign of how much the crisis will cost South Korea’s largest company. Profit will be KRW 5.2 trillion ($4.63 billion or roughly Rs. 30,953 crores) instead of KRW 7.8 trillion in the ... Read More »