Blood sugar levels rising drastically? Munch almonds to keep it under control

WASHINGTON DC:Diabetescurrently affects over 425 million people worldwide, with more than 72.9 million cases of diabetes in India in 2017, with most people having type 2 diabetes and at an increased risk ofcardiovascular diseaseand its complications. A recent survey by the International Diabetes Federation of over 12,000 people with type 2 diabetes revealed that two …

India's solar capacity addition in FY19 could be down 55%: Bridge to India

NEW DELHI: India’ssolar capacityaddition in the current financial year is expected to be 55% short of the previous year, at 4.1 GW as the industry continues to face policy and execution challenges, according torenewable energyconsultancy firmBridgeto India. “We are witnessing increasing volatility in tender issuance, auctions and capacity addition because of poor coordination between different …

October inflation print questions credibility of RBI forecasting: SBI report

MUMBAI: The sharp decline in the headline inflation print to 3.31 percent for October–a year-year-low– will result in a prolonged pause in the rates, but raises a “big question mark” on the Reserve Bank’s inflationforecasting, says a report Monday. “We now believe a prolonged pause by the Reserve Bank till the first quarter of FY20. …

Top BJP leaders, including Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, pay rich tributes to

New Delhi: Tributes poured in for Union MinisterAnanth Kumar, who died of cancer Monday, from his BJP colleagues with Prime MinisterNarendra Modidescribing him as an able administrator and a great asset to the party. Kumar, 59, died at a private hospital in Bengaluru in the early hours of Monday after battling lung cancer for several …

In Ananth Kumar's death, Karnataka loses a big influencer in Delhi

In death, Union MinisterAnanth Kumar(59) has left a void inKarnatakathat is going to be felt for a long time. He was an important influencer for Karnataka at the Centre, with friends across political spectrum. In Bengaluru South, with his inimitable friendly smile, he had developed scores of friends, and a bonding with party workers. His …

For every $1 billion remitted, 117 Indians die in 6 Gulf nations

Ten Indians working in Gulf countries die every day. A right to information (RTI) application has revealed that for every $1 billion remitted, 117 Indians die in six Gulf countries. Activist Venkatesh Nayak’s RTI intervention and research have revealed that 24,570 Indian workers have died between 2012 and 2018 in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi …

Buffett's buying shows appetite for stocks, including his own

By Katherine ChiglinskyThe world’s most famous stock-picker showed a growing appetite for equities in the third quarter — including a rare move to buy his own firm’s shares. Now, October’s market slide opens the door forWarren Buffettto finally make a dent in his giant pile of cash. Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s chairman poured more money into …