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I had dinner at 7 pm for 20 days and lost 2 kgs!

I had dinner at 7 pm for 20 days and lost weight along with these 4 other benefits!   We have heard various celebrities advocating the power of eating dinner early. Yet, we stick to the age-old Indian tradition of having food once everyone comes back home, which is usually never before 9. Prateek Singh writes his experience of following Read More

Stop popping pills. These 10 everyday items in your kitchen are the best cure for sick days

You might be surprised to know that all the ingredients needed for the recipe of good health are easily available in your kitchen. Simple food items such as broccoli, chocolate and cinnamon can be life savers when it comes to common ailments. Let’s start with: 1) Chocolate: Chocolate is not only a mood-enhancer, as it helps reduce symptoms of depression, but it can Read More

1.6 lakh new businesses register on GSTN in 4 days

Navin Kumar, chairman of the GST Network.(Livemint) As many as 1.6 lakh businesses that were previously not registered for either VAT, service tax or excise duty have enrolled for Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the past four days. As the GST Network portal reopened for the third time registration for both new assessees and existing excise, service tax and Read More

Mobile wallet MobiKwik Lite registers 2 million downloads under 2 days

New Delhi: The demonetisation moved by the Modi government appears to have been a boon for mobile wallets such as MobiKwik, Paytm with the country going cashless. MobiKwik, India’s leading mobile wallet announced that is lighter version ‘MobiKwik Lite’ registered over 20 lakh (2 million) downloads in less than 2 days since its launch. As the nation goes cashless following Read More

Reliance Jio crosses 50 million subscriber mark in 83 days

New Delhi: Emerging as the largest broadband operator in the country, Reliance Jio has crossed the 50 million subscriber mark in 83 days after its full-fledged 4G services launch. According to sources, Jio — setting a new record — has acquired 1,000 customers per minute (since September 05) and 6 lakh per day. “Jio continues to be the fastest growing company in the world and has crossed 50 million Read More

Despite boycott calls of Chinese goods, Xiaomi sells 1 mn handsets in India in 18 days

Beijing: Chinese cellphone maker Xiaomi has sold a record one million smartphones in India in 18 days during the Diwali festive season, despite boycott calls of Chinese goods in the country, state media reported today. The Beijing-based company now aims at becoming largest smartphone vendor in India, the world’s fastest growing handset market, in the next three to five years, Read More

In Pics: 11 days, 11 pookalams

Anjali started making pookalam from Attam (as per Malayalam calender), September 4, 2016. She continued to make new patterns each day, to follow the tradition. Take a look at her designs! IMAGE: Anjali (left) has been making pookalams every year on Onam, since her childhood.   Day 1 IMAGE: Quite an elaborate pookalam, isn’t it? Loved the play of colours. Read More

After 2 days of peace, Kashmir under curfew once again

Curfew was on Friday reimposed in many parts of Kashmir including Srinagar as a precautionary measure ahead of Friday prayer congregations even as normal life remained paralysed in the Valley for the 56th day. “Curfew has been imposed in entire Srinagar district and some other towns of the Valley as a precautionary measure,” a police official said. He said other Read More

Government defers mega spectrum auction by two days to October 1

Heeding to the industry’s demand for starting spectrum auction from an auspicious date, government has deferred the mega sale of mobile frequencies by two days to October 1. “For start of the auction 29th September READ start of the auction 1st October,” the revised Notice Inviting Application for spectrum auction released by the Department of Telecom (DoT) said. As per the earlier schedule, bids for airwaves was scheduled Read More

Remembering Air India flight 182 attack: Are we any better these days in tackling home-grown terror?

i was at the Vancouver airport yesterday. It become June 23; precisely 31 years to the day Air India flight 182 become downed by self radicalised home grown Canadian terrorists. i was reminded of it as I boarded a flight to Toronto. It become the date at the newspaper in my hand that brought about the reminiscence; the memory in Read More