Annyeonghaseyo India! Why Korean Smilegate Investment made its first investment in the country this year

In February 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the India-Korea startup hub in Seoul. The one-stop platform aims to bring the Indian and Korean startup ecosystems closer and facilitate joint innovation between the two economies. Since then, Korean investors have shown keen interest in the Indian startup ecosystem. Chief among them is Smilegate Investment, a […]

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As slowdown bites, Lifestyle International eyes single-digit growth this fiscal year

The ₹4,000-crore fashion retailer Lifestyle International is eyeing ‘single digit growth’ this fiscal. Same store growth has been ‘flat’ so far, but is expected to pick up over the next few months. The slowdown, according to Vasanth Kumar, Managing Director, Lifestyle International Pvt Ltd (India), is primarily due to delay in new mall construction and a […]

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Ten health issues WHO will tackle this year

The world is facing multiple health challenges. These range from outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases like measles and diphtheria, increasing reports of drug-resistant pathogens, growing rates of obesity and physical inactivity to the  health impacts of environmental pollution and climate change and multiple humanitarian crises. To address these and other threats, 2019 sees the start of […]

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This Lyft Employee’s Entrepreneurial Past Inspired Her to Create a Business Pitch Competition for Lyft Drivers

During an interview for a job at Lyft last summer, Kate Glantz proposed the idea of a pitch competition for Lyft drivers with entrepreneurial aspirations. Fast-forward more than a year, and her vision is a reality: She landed the job, and the ride-hailing company is now accepting applications from its drivers for its new regional Lyft […]

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Cannabis extract can be used to treat psychosis, says this study

A single dose of the non-intoxicating compound of cannabis — cannabidiol — can help reduce brain function abnormalities seen in people with psychosis, results of a clinical trial, led by an Indian-origin doctor, has revealed. Psychosis is a mental disorder characterised by a disconnection from reality. Brain activity in the people at risk of psychosis […]

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Read this before you take sleeping pills

Insomnia or sleep disturbance is the most common of all sleep disorders. Insomnia is the difficulty in falling asleep or staying asleep, even when a person can sleep in. According to a report by the National Institutes of Health, it is estimated that around 30 per cent of the total general population complains about sleep disruptionand over 10 […]

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Now Treat Your Eczema With This New Unusual Approach

I hate my eczema. When it flares, the skin on my eyelids becomes red and angry. The nape of my neck itches and burns. My earlobes prickle and weep from irritation. Mostly, I feel like a hostage in my own skin. I’ve tried countless remedies – including elimination diets and prescription creams and ointments. They […]

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Benefits of mushrooms, 5 reasons why you must include this superfood in your diet

Mushrooms don’t just taste nice. They also pack a nutritional punch as they are loaded with vitamins, promote a healthy immune system and boost your bone health. That’s why they are considered as a superfood. And for those looking for weight loss benefits, mushrooms contain no cholesterol or gluten either. Here are some of its scientifically proven benefits: A study done by researchers at the University of […]

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