MOBILE

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3T: These Are the New Features

OnePlus 5, the successor of OnePlus 3T, has been launched after months of wait, and fans in India will not have to wait too long as it will arrive in the country on Thursday. The OnePlus 5 price in India is yet to be official announced, but if the US …

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Apple Tells Court Qualcomm Chip Licences Are Invalid

Apple on Tuesday broadened a legal attack on Qualcomm, arguing to a US federal court that licence agreements that secure the chipmaker a cut of every iPhone manufactured were invalid. If successful, Apple’s attack would undermine a core tenet of Qualcomm’s business model. Apple sued San Diego-based Qualcomm in January, …

Health

Why long commutes are bad for you

Long hours of commuting can not only make you tired and lethargic, but can also have an adverse effect on your work performance and health. A study conducted by University of Cambridge and Vitality Health, Mercer and Rand Europe, found commuters who commuted for less than half and hour in …

Food

AYUSH Diets Claim to Heal All But How Easy Are They to Follow?

New York: On this International Day of Yoga (IDY), India’s 69.2 million diabetics might consider waking up to a spoonful of methi seeds soaked overnight on an empty stomach, followed by with meals of salads fresh fruits, multigrain rotis and brown rice gruels. This is part of the ideal sattvic …

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Diet challenges may be cool, but they are terribly unhealthy

The purpose of attempting a diet challenge is to push people to do something they didn’t think they were capable of doing. When a person completes a challenge, it gives him/her a sense of accomplishment and a boost in confidence, depending on how successful it was. The problem, however, is …

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70 Per Cent of Home Blood Pressure Monitors are Inaccurate: Study

monitors used at homes are “unacceptably inaccurate”, and could cause serious implications for people who rely on them, said researchers in a recent study. The study found that these digital devices weren’t accurate within five mmHg, when compared to the mercury reading of the sphygmomanometer (used by medical practitioners) leading …

News

Are half-baked anti-profiteering rules a nightmare in the making?

In the current format, the government’s anti-profiteering rules on the goods and services tax (GST) raise more questions than answers. While the intent is to curtail inflation post-GST implementation, the notification suffers from a lamentable lack of clarity on many aspects, increasing uncertainty for businesses. To begin with, the law …

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Vacations are not just fun anymore. They are healthy too!

One of the coolest things that city parents are gung-ho about this summer are wellness vacations for the family. Mumbaikars are taking off with their kids to wellness spas and resorts, where children along with their parents, are indulging in much more than just a fun-filled family time. Bhavika Gada, …

Food

10 Regional Snacks from Maharashtra That Are An Absolute Treat

Talk about snacks, and something crisp and appetising immediately comes to our mind. Maharashtrians love their food that is spicy and sweet in one bite. If you haven’t already tried their snacks, it’s time now. We list down 10 drool-worthy snacks from the state that will leave you wanting more. …

Health

Are you making this sitting mistake at the office?

Sitting for long has been described numerously as the one big mistake that people make, with experts even putting this on par with smoking. Inactivity for over four to five hours at a stretch raises obesity risk as it accumulates the storage of fat, increases joint stiffness and bone deterioration, …