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Indian Mobile Phone Sales Drop For First Time In 20 Years

Indian Mobile Phone Sales Drop For First Time In 20 Years

NEW DELHI – Mobile sales dropped 14.5% in Q1 (January to March) 2015, on a quarter-to-quarter basis, compared to Q4 (October to December) 2014; from 62 million handsets in Q4 2014 to 53 million handsets in Q1 2015, according to a recent press release from CyberMedia Research, a consultancy.
The decline in smartphone sales from quarter-to-quarter [...]

May 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Oil Prices Drop Again On Global Supply Glut And Soft Demand

Oil Prices Drop Again On Global Supply Glut And Soft Demand

Bernard Aw, market strategist at IG Markets Singapore, said “global oversupply with weak demand” continues to put a cap on prices despite geopolitical unrest raising concerns about a disruption in the Middle East.
LONDON – Oil prices fell on Tuesday as a global supply glut and soft demand overshadowed the impact of geopolitical tensions in the [...]

May 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Apple CEO Tim Cook Trashes Android Phones At University Address

Apple CEO Tim Cook Trashes Android Phones At University Address

WASHINGTON – Apple CEO Tim Cook gave a commencement speech at George Washington University.
Cook spoke about Martin Luther King Jr, working with Steve JOBS, and meeting president Jimmy Carter.
But Cook couldn’t resist making a little joke aimed at the people in the audience who were using Android phones.
“They’ve asked me to make a standard announcement [...]

May 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Are You Brushing Your Teeth Correctly?

Are You Brushing Your Teeth Correctly?

It is something that you’ve been doing ever since you can remember. Brushing your teeth is a daily habit that most people pay little attention to.
But experts say that they have seen an increasing number of people coming in with various dental problems all thanks to not brushing their teeth correctly.
- One of the biggest [...]

May 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Health Benefits Of Chillies

Health Benefits Of Chillies

Chillies have a ubiquitous presence in Indian cooking due to their pungent flavour. But few of us users and lovers of chillies realise their health properties. Nutritionist Neelanjana Singh, Heinz Nutri Life Clinic, Delhi shares with us, some of the HEALTH BENEFITS of chillies.
Chillies come in many shapes and sizes. The more pungent ones that [...]

May 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Exercises For Better Blood Circulation

Exercises For Better Blood Circulation

People who lead an inactive lifestyle need to not only stay fit and healthy but also improve their blood circulation in the body. Sitting for long hours in front of a computer at work leaves one fatigued to regularly exercise. Lack of exercise slows down blood circulation in the body.
Good blood circulation in the body [...]

May 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Punjabi Newspaper Publisher In US Beaten Up Inside His Home By Attackers

Punjabi Newspaper Publisher In US Beaten Up Inside His Home By Attackers

His face bruised, his hand broken and legs beaten, Punjabi newspaper publisher Boota Basi spoke from a bed at his home, still wearing hospital clothes, after surviving an attack inside his home. According to court information, Basi has had to defend himself from lawsuits in more than a dozen civil court cases in recent years.
SACRAMENTO [...]

May 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Phone Scams Involving People Impersonating RCMP Officers Making The Rounds

Phone Scams Involving People Impersonating RCMP Officers Making The Rounds

RCMP says several people have been scammed by someone impersonating an officer.
OTTAWA  – Canadians are being warned about two new telephone scams that involve people impersonating the RCMP and someone from the National Do Not Call List.
Mounties say several people have been phoned by someone who says they are from the RCMP’s Integrated Technical Crime [...]

May 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Two South Asians Receive B.C.’s Highest Honour

Two South Asians Receive B.C.’s Highest Honour

ORDER OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Vancouver business leader, volunteer and philanthropist Hari B. Varshney and Dr. Saida Rasul, a Vancouver dentist and volunteer, who has been helping to improve the lives of the less fortunate, have been recognized for their contributions.
By R. Paul Dhillon
VICTORIA – Two South Asians are among 16 exceptional civic leaders who will be [...]

May 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

NRI Researcher Helps In Ebola Vaccine Trials

NRI Researcher Helps In Ebola Vaccine Trials

The vaccines given separately and together were safe and stimulated an immune response in the form of neutralising antibodies and T-cells against the virus proteins.
MELBOURNE – An Indian-origin researcher has helped in identifying the kind of human trial that is most effective for testing Ebola vaccines so as to stop future outbreaks of the deadly [...]

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