Archive for January 26th, 2018

Apple set to bring users’ health records to iPhone

San Francisco, Jan 26 (IANS) Apple has introduced a test update to its Health app to help users access their medical records on their iPhones.
Patients from 12 different hospitals in the US will initially be able to view their medical records on their smartphones.
“Our goal is to help…

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A cigarette a day ups risk of heart disease, stroke too

Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 26 (ANI): No safe level of smoking exists; smokers should aim to quit instead of cutting down, as according to a study just one cigarette a day also carries a greater risk of heart disease and stroke.

According to researchers, smokers should stop completely instead…

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Ratan Tata invests in medtech startup Axio

New Delhi, Jan 26 : Axio Biosolutions has raised $7.4 million in a Series B funding round led by Ratan Tata’s RNT Capital along with existing investors Accel Partners and IDG Ventures India, a company statement said here on Friday.

The company plans to use the funds for expansion…

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China downplays India-ASEAN summit, presence of top leaders at R-Day

Beijing, Jan 26 (PTI) China today reacted guardedly to India hosting top ASEAN leaders on the country’s 69th Republic Day and hoped that all countries can work jointly to maintain peace, stability and the development of the region.

India is holding a two-day India-ASEAN Commemorative Summit in…

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GST taxpayer base crosses one-crore mark

New Delhi, Jan 26: The total number of taxpayers registered under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) crossed the one-crore mark in January, according to the latest figures released by the Finance Ministry on Thursday.
“One crore taxpayers have been registered under the GST till January 24, of which…

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Rahul Bose plans woman-centric story set in Mumbai slum

Mumbai, Jan 26 :  Actor-filmmaker Rahul Bose, whose directorial movie “Poorna” told the underdog story of the youngest girl in the world to scale Mount Everest, says he is hopeful of next directing one of Bollywood’s biggest actresses in a woman-centric story set in Mumbai slum.

“I have…

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India displays military might, cultural prowess before 10 Asean chief guests

New Delhi, Jan 26 :  India on Friday celebrated its 69th Republic Day as the Rajpath, the capital’s main promenade, came alive with march pasts and colourful tableaux to showcase the country’s military might, cultural legacy and its initiatives, with 10 Asean leaders as chief guests watching the proceedings…

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India marks 69th R-Day with grand parade; ASEAN leaders attend as chief guests

New Delhi, Jan 26 (PTI) Marching contingents, strategic defence weaponry and colourful tableaux were on display as India celebrated its 69th Republic Day with a grand parade watched by thousands of people along with ten ASEAN leaders who attended the event as chief guests, in a historic first.

Signifying India…

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India’s diversity displayed at R-Day parade

New Delhi January 26 (ANI): Showcasing India’s cultural diversity and various schemes of the government, tableaux of fourteen states and nine Central Ministries on Friday participated in the Republic Day parade held at Rajpath in the national capital.

From country’s rich cultural heritage, flora and fauna and socio…

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Modi welcomes Asean leaders at Republic Day parade

New Delhi, Jan 26 :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday welcomed the leaders of 10 Asean countries at the Rajpath here as they arrived as the chief guests of India’s 69th Republic Day celebrations.

Modi, who wore a traditional headgear, shook hands with the Asean leaders as they arrived…

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