Tata’s investment in GMR signals business of airports is taking off

With air passenger growth rising year after year in India, the airports business should have attracted investors by the hordes. But on the contrary, investors have been fleeing. Shares of GMR Infrastructure Ltd and GVK Power and Infrastructure Ltd, who hold large stakes in Indian airports, have fallen 57% and 65%, respectively, in the past 10 years, compared […]

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Breastfeeding might cut off stroke risk: Study

A new research has found that breastfeeding can reduce stroke risk in post-menopausal women. The study, which was published in the Journal of the American Heart Association showed 23 per cent lower risk of stroke among breastfeeding women. “Some studies have reported that breastfeeding may reduce the rates of breast cancer, ovarian cancer and risk […]

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Menus with calorie counts seem to be paying off

 Requiring calorie counts on menus may pay off in the war on obesity. Australian researchers say restaurants are responding to the rules by offering more lower-calorie items, and customers, in turn, are reducing their caloric intake. That conclusion stems from a review of more than 220 studies. The findings support a push in the United […]

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Tendulkar, Sindhu call off proposed investment in health-tech startup CallHealth

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar and India’s top female shuttler PV Sindhu have called off their proposed investment in Hyderabad-based healthcare services aggregator CallHealth Services Pvt. Ltd. “As a startup, we engage with like-minded individuals and institutions to partner with us in our journey. In this instance with Mr Tendulkar, the investment conversation did not fructify. […]

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Ericsson to Lay Off 3,000 in ‘Large Transformation’

Ericsson to Lay Off 3,000 in ‘Large Transformation’ Telecoms equipment maker Ericsson on Tuesday confirmed recent media reports that it will cut 3,000 jobs in Sweden, including in production, research and development. The company said however that it also planned to hire 1,000 people in research and development over the next three years, as the […]

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