TN gets new medical college with 143 MBBS seats

Affiliated to Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Guindy and approved by the National Medical Commission, New Delhi, Indira Medical College and Hospitals (IMCH) commenced its operations in Thiruvallur district recently. Continue Reading

Know how good is your lung

The most talked about issue in our country in the recent days was the drop in quality of air in New Delhi and in few metropolitan cities across the country.
An interesting initiative was launched by Apollo Cancer Centre titled ‘The Billboard that Breathes’, a unique installation featuring human lungs, retrofitted with HEPA filters and a fan that mimics breathing, to visually demonstrate the impact of air pollution. Continue Reading

Editorial: Cool & hot

Even as Delhi, which is shivering under an intense spell of cold wave for two weeks, experienced its coldest recorded December day on Monday, with the maximum temperature being at just 9.4 degrees Celsius, the Jawaharlal Nehru University, one of the premier higher educational institutions in the capital, on Monday said it will implement the new hostel manual from Wednesday, with its Vice-Chancellor appealing to the students to call off their strike. Continue Reading

Weak household consumption to curb economic growth: Moody’s

Moody’s Investors Service said that India’s weak household consumption will curb economic growth and weigh on the credit quality of Indian issuers in a range of sectors. Continue Reading

Medtronic releases Mazor X Stealth

Wholly-owned subsidiary of Medtronic, India Medtronic Private Limited announced the launch of the Mazor X Stealth Edition that offers a fully-integrated procedural solution for surgical planning, workflow, execution and confirmation of spine surgeries. Continue Reading

Airtel submits Rs 9,500 crores bids for Reliance Communications

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel has submitted conditional bids of around Rs 9,500 crore for debt-ridden Reliance Communications’ telecom assets, including spectrum, mobile towers and optical fibre, according to an industry source. Continue Reading

Private equity investments in real estate up to $3.8 bn

Private equity investments in the domestic real estate sector rose by 19 per cent to $3.8 billion during January-September 2019, mostly in commercial properties, according to Anarock. Private equity investments were over $3.2 billion in the year ago period, the consultant said in a statement. Continue Reading

ICICI’s profit declines in September

Private sector lender ICICI Bank posted a 6.09 per cent decline in consolidated net profit for the September quarter at Rs 1,131.20 crore. It had reported a net profit of Rs 1,204.62 crore for the July-September period a year ago. Continue Reading

Steel Ministry eyes Japanese players to invest in India

Union Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan met officials of Japanese steel companies Nippon Steel, Daido Steel and JFE Steel Corporation in Tokyo and invited them to invest in India. Pradhan, along with senior officials of the ministry, is in Japan to attend the two-day Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity (GFSEC). Continue Reading

Bharti Infra sets 24 Dec as deadline for merger

Telecom infrastructure firm Bharti Infratel on Friday said it has extended deadline for merger of mobile tower company Indus Towers by two months to 24 December while considering regulatory uncertainty looming over the deal. Continue Reading