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Only 27% Indians covered by health insurance: Report

Health

Only 27 per cent of Indians have health insurance coverage, a joint report by FICCI and KPMG revealed Only 27 per cent of Indians have health insurance coverage, a joint report by FICCI and KPMG revealed on Monday. The report, titled “Health savings account in India”, revealed that the healthcare sector in India is largely underpenetrated with government expenditure constituting …

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‘I Married A Stranger’, a girl’s story

I married a stranger

I was on the bed, feeling terrified. I opened my diary and wrote, ‘ I married a stranger ’ and quickly hid it under the bed. My whole body was shaking. “What do I do?” I questioned myself. “Do I act like a virgin?” ” But what if he finds out? Do I tell him to wait for it for …

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Facebook admits it can make people feel worse

Facebook

Call it admonition from parents and behavioural experts or self-introspection but Facebook has for the first time admitted that passively scrolling through posts on the social media platform can make people feel worse — while active engagement on the platform may have the opposite effect. Citing scientific research on well-being and social media, Facebook highlighted the two sides of using …

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Reduce stress, anxiety by cycling regularly

Cycling

Cycling can be one of the most easiest ways to stay fit. Besides controlling your weight, it can reduce depression, stress and anxiety, say experts. R.M. Anjana, Managing Director at Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre and Deepali Badoni, Physiotherapist at Aktiv Health Clinic, talk about the benefits of cycling: It is an aerobic exercise which has several health benefits. It …

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Microsoft AI helping Indian farmers increase crop yields

Microsoft AI

Microsoft has developed an AI-Sowing App powered by Microsoft Cortana Intelligence Suite including Machine Learning and Power BI New technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cloud Machine Learning, Satellite Imagery and advanced analytics are empowering small-holder farmers in India to increase their income through higher crop yield and greater price control, Microsoft India said. In a few dozen villages in Telengana, …

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Two and Half Wars By Major Gaurav Arya

India

– By Major Gaurav Arya (Veteran), #MajorGauravArya #TwoAndAHalfWars #adgpi #IndianArmy India is often likened to an elephant; slow to rise and lumbering in its gait. A little known fact about elephants is that they reach a certain momentum, and when they do, it is impossible to stop them. They rampage, they break, and they destroy and flatten jungles. Winds of ill fortune …

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Abolish article 370 : Give Kashmiri Pandits their home back By Anupam Kher

Kashmiri Pandits

– By Anupam Kher, Anupam Kher  is an Indian actor and the current Chairman of Film and Television Institute of India. Every time I go to Jammu and meet the internally displaced Kashmiri Pandit community, I am struck by two things. Their staunch patriotism, and their optimism. Here is a community displaced from their homes, torn out of their state and made …

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India, The gateway of Enlightenment By Katarina Mitra (Sarasvati)

Hindu

– By Katarina Mitra (Sarasvati), Katarina is a mystic and a spiritual counselor based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Her website for teachings is www.dakinimandala.com I grew up in a home where Hindu Gods were no foreign phenomena, my mother studied the Yoga Sutras and my father was well versed in many ancient Hindu and Buddhist texts. When I was around 6 …

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