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  • Swachh Bharat: Smriti Irani asks Bal Bhawan to rope in children | The Financial Express
    HRD Ministry is working with the Urban Development Ministry to carry forward the Swachh Bharat campaign Recently UGC and CBSE had asked institutions to administer a cleanliness pledge to students and make them an active stakeholders in making India clean Noting some differently abled children were among the awardees Irani suggested a conference of teachers should be held to discuss how the talent of children with special needs can be developed First Published on February 3 2016 7 32 pm Tags Smriti Irani Swachh Bharat Please Wait while comments are loading More on this story Rahul Gandhi using students as political tools Smriti Irani TMC doing vote bank politics over Rohith Vemula Smriti Irani TMC doing votebank politics over Dalit student s death Smriti Irani Calculators Tax Calculator House Loan Calculator Financial Planner Inflation Planner Pension Calculator Employee PF Calculator Equity Screener Auto Loan Retirement Plan Savings Investment Guidance Videos BMW 7 series Merc S600 showcased at Auto Expo 2016 Auto Expo 2016 Maruti Suzuki Ignis Baleno RS unveiled Auto Expo 2016 Toyota Innova Crysta MPV makes its India debut Auto Expo 2016 New Hyundai Tucson SUV revealed Galleries IPL 9 auction Market Capitalisation Employment index Vegetable oil import BSE Sensex more PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Paradeep oil refinery Top 10 takeaways Sunny Deol starrer Ghayal Once Again box office collections soar to Rs 14 85 cr by day 2 New Mahindra cars at the Delhi Auto Expo 2016 In the news PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Paradeep oil refinery Top 10 takeaways Sunny Deol starrer Ghayal Once Again box office collections soar to Rs 14 85 cr by day 2 India s biotech moment A made in India Zika virus vaccine Sanam Teri Kasam collections at Rs 1 25 cr Valentine s Day booster shot missing New Mahindra cars at

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  • Virtual reality headsets can trigger motion sickness, nausea | The Financial Express
    climbs hills All this movement registers in the vestibular system a series of organs in the ear that aid balance by telling us which way is up In the car those balance cues say you re accelerating and that s a big mismatch with your eyes on the still newspaper That mismatch makes you nauseous Green said The researchers also found that the people in their study who reported the most discomfort were also best at judging the direction of objects moving toward or away from them First Published on February 1 2016 9 50 am Please Wait while comments are loading Calculators Tax Calculator House Loan Calculator Financial Planner Inflation Planner Pension Calculator Employee PF Calculator Equity Screener Auto Loan Retirement Plan Savings Investment Guidance Videos BMW 7 series Merc S600 showcased at Auto Expo 2016 Auto Expo 2016 Maruti Suzuki Ignis Baleno RS unveiled Auto Expo 2016 Toyota Innova Crysta MPV makes its India debut Auto Expo 2016 New Hyundai Tucson SUV revealed Galleries IPL 9 auction Market Capitalisation Employment index Vegetable oil import BSE Sensex more PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Paradeep oil refinery Top 10 takeaways Sunny Deol starrer Ghayal Once Again box office collections soar to Rs 14 85 cr by day 2 New Mahindra cars at the Delhi Auto Expo 2016 In the news PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Paradeep oil refinery Top 10 takeaways Sunny Deol starrer Ghayal Once Again box office collections soar to Rs 14 85 cr by day 2 India s biotech moment A made in India Zika virus vaccine Sanam Teri Kasam collections at Rs 1 25 cr Valentine s Day booster shot missing New Mahindra cars at the Delhi Auto Expo 2016 From Real Madrid to Chelsea Know the top 10 richest clubs Earthquake in Taiwan Magnitude 6 4 quake

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  • Print: Colombia has over 2,000 Zika cases in pregnant women: Official – The Financial Express - Page 99
    297 cases of Zika infection including 2 116 in pregnant women The latest numbers reported in the institute s epidemiological bulletin would make Colombia the second most affected country in the region after Brazil Although the mosquito borne virus s symptoms are relatively mild it is believed to be linked to a surge in cases of microcephaly a devastating condition in which a baby is born with an abnormally small head and brain Microcephaly is an untreatable disease that can cause permanent damage to the child s motor and cognitive development The World Health Organization warned this week that the virus is spreading explosively in the Americas with three million to four million cases expected this year Brazil has reported as many as 1 5 million cases of Zika infection Since the outbreak was detected there last year 3 718 cases of microcephaly have been reported compared to an average 163 cases a year before that The National Health Institute said 1 050 of Colombia s Zika infection cases were confirmed by laboratory tests 17 115 by clinical exams and 2 132 were suspected cases Women have been the most affected in Colombia accounting for 63 6 per cent of

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  • Anupam Kher gives ‘gurudakshina’ to Mahesh Bhatt | The Financial Express
    t be a bigger achievement endorsement for a student Thank you Mahesh Bhatt saab for Saaransh and a career The actor a National School of Drama alumnus was only 28 when he took on the role of a retired middle class Maharashtrian man who had lost his son in Saaransh Anupam s stellar performance not just won him his first Filmfare best actor award but the film was also chosen as India s official entry for the 1985 Academy Award for best foreign language film First Published on January 29 2016 7 57 pm Tags Anupam Kher Mahesh Bhatt Please Wait while comments are loading More on this story Mahesh Bhatt praises Aligarh calls Hansal Mehta brave Been offered Pakistan visa now don t have dates Anupam Kher Padma Bhushan has come at interval of my acting career says Anupam Kher Calculators Tax Calculator House Loan Calculator Financial Planner Inflation Planner Pension Calculator Employee PF Calculator Equity Screener Auto Loan Retirement Plan Savings Investment Guidance Videos BMW 7 series Merc S600 showcased at Auto Expo 2016 Auto Expo 2016 Maruti Suzuki Ignis Baleno RS unveiled Auto Expo 2016 Toyota Innova Crysta MPV makes its India debut Auto Expo 2016 New Hyundai Tucson SUV revealed Galleries IPL 9 auction Market Capitalisation Employment index Vegetable oil import BSE Sensex more PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Paradeep oil refinery Top 10 takeaways Sunny Deol starrer Ghayal Once Again box office collections soar to Rs 14 85 cr by day 2 New Mahindra cars at the Delhi Auto Expo 2016 In the news PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Paradeep oil refinery Top 10 takeaways Sunny Deol starrer Ghayal Once Again box office collections soar to Rs 14 85 cr by day 2 India s biotech moment A made in India Zika virus vaccine Sanam Teri Kasam

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  • Print: How breastfeeding can impact country’s economy! – The Financial Express - Page 99
    nearly 20 000 breast cancer deaths are prevented each year by breastfeeding an estimated 820 000 child deaths could also be prevented annually about 13 percent of all under five child deaths by improving the breastfeeding rates the findings showed Supporting breastfeeding makes economic sense for rich and poor countries and this latest breastfeeding study proves it said Cesar Victora professor at Federal University of Pelotas in Brazil The study published in The Lancet Breastfeeding Series revealed that longer the duration of breastfeeding that a child receives higher would be his or her academic performance They will also have increased long term earnings and improved productivity Breastfeeding would reduce the treatment costs of common childhood illness like diarrhoea and respiratory infections the researchers noted Also mothers who breastfeeds decreases her risk of developing invasive breast cancer and benefits from reduced ovarian cancer risk they added Globally rates for breastfeeding stands at 35 7 percent despite international recommendations that all children should be exclusively breastfed from birth to six months of age commented the researchers They also added that the World Health Assembly has set target for countries to increase the rate of exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of

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  • Indian economy less vulnerable to external shocks: S&P | The Financial Express
    risks for India to be relatively contained Curry said He said while export growth may be disappointing the current account deficit likely to be a modest 1 4 per cent in 2015 with similar levels through 2018 Our forecasts are partly informed by our view of increased monetary credibility which dampens the demand for monetary gold imports In addition we expect India to fund this deficit mostly with non debt creating inflows Curry added The CAD in the first half of current fiscal stood at 1 4 per cent of GDP lower than 1 8 per cent in the same period last fiscal For full 2014 15 fiscal the CAD stood at 1 3 per cent of GDP First Published on January 26 2016 1 18 pm Tags Economy Please Wait while comments are loading More on this story How breastfeeding can impact country s economy Indian economy moving ahead despite global headwinds FM Arun Jaitley India to see slow recovery amid global woes rate cut delays BofA ML Calculators Tax Calculator House Loan Calculator Financial Planner Inflation Planner Pension Calculator Employee PF Calculator Equity Screener Auto Loan Retirement Plan Savings Investment Guidance Videos BMW 7 series Merc S600 showcased at Auto Expo 2016 Auto Expo 2016 Maruti Suzuki Ignis Baleno RS unveiled Auto Expo 2016 Toyota Innova Crysta MPV makes its India debut Auto Expo 2016 New Hyundai Tucson SUV revealed Galleries IPL 9 auction Market Capitalisation Employment index Vegetable oil import BSE Sensex more PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Paradeep oil refinery Top 10 takeaways Sunny Deol starrer Ghayal Once Again box office collections soar to Rs 14 85 cr by day 2 New Mahindra cars at the Delhi Auto Expo 2016 In the news PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Paradeep oil refinery Top 10 takeaways Sunny Deol starrer Ghayal

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  • Infant nutrition: A must to steer India’s nutrition agenda – The Financial Express
    Most recent study from Brazil reveals a major economic developmental advantage that breastfed human beings have higher earning ability at 30 years related to their IQ Raising breastfeeding rates amounts to saving huge amount of public expenditure on diarrhoea family planning and other illnesses By lowering the incidence of diarrhea it could save 7 2 billion and another 5 billion through providing protection in family panning At the household level the cost of artificially feeding a three month old infant was calculated to be 43 per cent of the minimum wage of a skilled urban worker in 1999 Policy support India enacted a law in 1992 and 2003 the Infant Milk Substitutes Feeding Bottles and Infant Foods Regulation of Production Supply and Distribution Act 1992 and Amendment Act 2003 In spite of the law baby food companies continue to aggressively promote their products that needs to be checked to protect breastfeeding The 2015 report titled Arrested Development on the findings of the fourth assessment of done by the World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative WBTi shows many gaps in all policy and programmes related to optimal infant feeding Some areas that need most attention are national coordination and plan of action with budgets Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative Maternity Protection implementation of the IMS Act and infant feeding during emergencies disasters Government of India claims that 80 per cent deliveries take place in health facilities but we have only 40 per cent women initiating breastfeeding within one hour exclusive breastfeeding nosedives to nearly 20 per cent by the time child is six months Only about half of kids receive adequate complementary feeding and 20 per cent kids get diverse foods during six to 24 month period This exposes kids to serious under nutrition In past two decades it has not changed much Reason is simple we don t invest in the interventions required to rise breastfeeding and complementary feeding rates While one sector intervention can increase early breastfeeding within an hour exclusive breastfeeding requires multi sector interventions Need to invest It is important for governments and international agencies to invest more than what the industry does to expand its markets in order to prevent premature weaning from breastfeeding and to address the on going harm of current suboptimal infant feeding practices Breastmilk and breastfeeding is economically valuable but it is not free and needs investment in interventions to boost it Interventions that need investment include Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative monitoring and implementation of the law to protect breastfeeding training of health workers maternity protection etc All these need money Lessons can be learnt from Brazil The evidence and the current situation make a compelling case for investment in interventions to increase optimal feeding practices Optimal infant and young child feeding especially breastfeeding avoids waste of a valuable food resource and strengthens a nation s human capital Formula feeding on the other hand increases mortality and morbidity placing extra demands on economic resources What action Currently attention to this issue is peripheral as compared

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  • Indian economy moving ahead despite global headwinds: FM Arun Jaitley | The Financial Express
    for infrastructure creation he told reporters Oil prices at the levels they have been during the last few months created a favourable environment for the Indian economy he said He said low oil prices also means effectively transfer of wealth from the producing nations to the consuming nations The Finance Minister s visit here was aimed at wooing UAE investors with various attractive investment opportunities that India provides As far as investment opportunities are concerned Jaitley said It is one thing to say that the investment must come but it doesn t merely come in by enlarging the door for entry Investment comes in when investors feel confident about the state of the economy and when they feel confident that their investment is safe and will bring adequate returns he said We are certainly going to be looking at the investment from here coming into various sectors The obvious area of attraction for us is going to be the India Infrastructure Investment Fund which has a sovereign participation he said Jaitley said that the environment for investment is more conducive now because the decision making is quicker infrastructural investments are picking up and Indian economy is growing faster than most other economies in the world Prudent investors will hence make a conscious choice as the circumstances are very favourable to us he said Opening the inaugural edition of the UAE India Economic Forum Jaitley said Over the last four decades the great relationship between the UAE and India has evolved greatly in various directions of human life and civilisation supported by the two nations strength of human resource culture geography and economy Outlining three key challenges facing India s economic growth Jaitley stated that the world economy is under great stress with almost every forecast indicating a negative trend in terms of growth statistics The global slowdown impacts the world market which in turn poses challenges for large economies like India Second 55 per cent of our population is still dependent on agriculture and with the unpredictability of monsoons their purchasing power has been reduced significantly Third while public and foreign investment in India has grown by 30 per cent and 40 per cent respectively the rate of growth in terms of private investments is still sluggish To address these challenges Jaitley highlighted the structural changes brought about by the Indian government on the back of country s consistent drive for growth Mohammed Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Alshehhi Under Secretary at the UAE Ministry of Economy said India and the UAE share a very special bond of friendship and partnership and we welcome the improvement in legislation and laws in India to promote business in the country There are many success stories of UAE investment in India The Indian community in the UAE is quite active and we welcome their contributions in the growth of the UAE economy We look forward to more investments and increased trade opportunities between the two countries First Published on November 17 2015 1 24 pm

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