Tag Archives: Toll

The health toll of poor sleep

Sleep — both its quantity and its quality — is one of the most frequently discussed health topics. How often have you told a friend or relative, “I’m exhausted, I was up half the night”? Surveys have found that more than a third of American adults are unable to consistently get a good night’s sleep, with millions having trouble falling asleep or ... Read More »

Indian Navy Teams Join Sri Lanka Flood Rescue Ops As Toll Reaches 193

More than 300 Indian navy personnel are in Sri Lanka including divers and medical officers. COLOMBO: Indian Navy diving and medical teams joined rescue efforts of Sri Lankan authorities in flood-hit regions as the death toll in the country’s worst torrential rains since 2003 climbed today to 193. The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said the adverse weather condition had left ... Read More »

Cord cutting and a soft advertising market take a toll on media stocks

“The Big Bang Theory” on CBS remains one of the most popular TV shows. (Michael Yarish / Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.) Aslowdown in advertising spending and a rise in cord-cutting by pay-TV customers are giving Wall Street fresh jitters about the health of the television industry. During the first quarter of the year, an estimated 762,000 pay-TV customers unplugged their ... Read More »

Bad Loan Clean-Up Takes Toll on State Banks’ Earnings

Mumbai: Four state-run banks reported a spike in bad loans and provisions for sour debt on Tuesday after a clean-up exercise ordered by their regulator, sending three of them to net losses for the fiscal third quarter. Punjab National Bank (PNB), India’s fourth-biggest state-run lender by assets, posted a 93 per cent fall in December-quarter profit, and said it expected ... Read More »