Showing posts from April, 2021

Panic is leading to irrational investigations and treatments – facts people should know COVID-19

by Shrutee K/DNS By Dr Krishna Reddy Nallamalla The Covid-19 pandemic has crossed the one-year milestone and continues to devastate lives and livelihoods across India. Scientists across the world have displayed an amazing collaborative spirit and have been working round the clock to generate knowledge and tools to fight the pandemic. Clinicians have been sharing their experiences of managing patients with varied clinical presentations. Information, both right and wrong, is instantaneously available to everyone in the interconnected world. People are both using and misusing this information. We are witnessing primal human responses to this pandemic-induced crisis. In this context, people should have access to factual information that they can easily understand and trust. The facts presented below are meant to serve this very purpose  says Dr Krishna Reddy Nallamalla President, InOrder Country Director, ACCESS Health International       Which investigations are enough to diagnose and tre

Upgrade Your Family Movie Night With These Netflix Tips & Tricks

by Shrutee K/DNS  Kick your family movie routine up a notch with these tips and tricks to take it from a regular night to a Netflix movie night. Friendly reminder - you can pause and rewind whenever you need. So you bring the snacks and let Netflix bring you the movies!  Create a family profile   Afraid  Mighty Little Bheem  will alter your perfectly crafted “crime dramas with a strong female lead” recommendations? Create a dedicated family profile for all your joint viewing fun. Your profile will stay safe and better yet, the more you watch on the family profile, the better recommendations you and your crew will get. Discover what to watch Out of ideas and don’t want to watch  F.R.I.E.N.D.S.  for the umpteenth time? Type “Netflix” into the search bar to see a complete list of Netflix originals all in one place. In the mood for something specific - browse by genre or click a row name on the homepage in your browser for more. You can also see the latest and greatest from our curated edi

Paytm Payments Bank expands its lead as the largest beneficiary bank for UPI payments, NPCI report shows 20.7% month-on-month growth

- Achieves 469.84 million beneficiary transactions, month-on-month growth of 20.7% - Registers  one of the lowest  technical decline rate of 0.03% as compared to all UPI beneficiary banks & 0.05% as compared to all UPI remitter banks - Ranks ahead of SBI, Yes Bank, ICICI, as the leading beneficiary bank - Rapidly gains traction as the remitter bank with over 15.9% month-on-month growth with the highest success rates - Growth on account of increased adoption in merchant payments across small cities and towns by Shrutee K/DNS India’s home-grown Paytm Payments Bank Ltd (PPBL) today announced that it leads as the largest beneficiary bank ahead of all major banks in the country. According to the latest report by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), PPBL has registered 469.84 million transactions in the month of March 2021 as a beneficiary bank, achieving a month-on-month increase of 20.7%. Beneficiary banks are the banks of the account holder who is receiving money. It is

Wadhwani Advantage launches an Acceleration Program exclusively dedicated to Healthcare Industry

The program focuses on assisting businesses across the spectrum, from manufacturers of medical devices to pharmaceutical firms and healthcare delivery providers by Shrutee K/DNS   New Delhi 20 th  April, 2021:  As the COVID pandemic has had a significant negative impact on global health, economy and society, medical companies and experts are now poised to tap the many opportunities and build the future of the healthcare industry. In order to accelerate the process, the unique Wadhwani Advantage program empowers businesses in the healthcare sector having the capabilities to accelerate their economic growth by 2x-10x with the help of automated 'Business Discovery and Transformation Tools'. The Wadhwani Advantage program includes 1-12 months of engagement and offers up to three years of hand-holding support enabled through a personalized Artificial Intelligence led business acceleration process. This program aims to ignite the growth of businesses in the healthcare sector, acceler

Renowned author Gurcharan Das unveils Emkay Investment Manager’s book on ‘E-Qual’ framework

by Shrutee K/DNS Mumbai, 20th April 2021:  Emkay Investment Managers Ltd (EIML) has released a book on E-Qual, its proprietary framework institutionalized/formulated by the firm to evaluate the corporate governance aspect of management quality. The book was unveiled by Mr. Gurcharan Das, renowned author, an advocate of governance and former CEO of Procter & Gamble India. The book explains the conceptual analogies of the E-Qual framework in detail. E-Qual is a time-tested model applied to the wealth-creation strategies of EIML. While valuing a company, the risk-adjusted returns are best captured with the E-Qual model, which helps calculate qualitative risk objectively that is not captured in P&L or balance-sheet like management integrity & capability, distribution of shareholder wealth like their dividend policy, investor communication & liquidity. Cumulatively, 70% weightage is assigned to the 2 core qualitative risk parameters of Management Integrity and Management Cap

LANXESS expands range of heat-resistant yellow pigments for high-performance polymers

Tailor-made pigments for the various levels of heat stability required Optimized price–performance ratio for coloring high-temperature plastics by Shrutee K/DNS Cologne  – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has expanded its Colortherm Yellow pigment range for heat-resistant high-performance plastics. Two new inorganic yellow pigments are now available, namely Colortherm Yellow 5 and Colortherm Yellow 26. They are based on iron oxide and zinc oxide respectively and specially designed for cost-effective coloration in a temperature range of between 220°C and 260°C. With equally high color strength at the same color space, they offer plastics manufacturers and processors an excellent compromise between the best-in-class Colortherm Yellow 20 and Colortherm Yellow 30 products, which are heat stable up to 300°C. Thermal stability as a quality factor Plastics can now be used in applications that would have been considered impossible just a few years ago. High-performance polymers with special

Realtors seek relaxations and Government support for business continuity

by Shrutee K/DNS The discontinuation of the stamp duty benefit by the Maharashtra Government has been a dampener on the real estate market which was just beginning to show signs of recovery in the last two quarters. To add to it, the lockdown announced by the State Government on the account of the resurgence in the Covid-19 cases have slowed-down the construction and sales activity across the entire real estate sector. Real estate developers in the city are now seeking certain relaxations in lockdown-like curbs imposed by the State Government till 1st May 2021. Real estate developers’ body CREDAI-MCHI had written to the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai to allow engineers and architects to visit construction sites of realtors to which the MCGM has given a nod. CREDAI-MCHI had also demanded that developers should be allowed to transport labourers from labour camps in private buses to construction sites. Speaking regarding the same,  Mr. Pritam Chivukula, Co-Founder & Director,

With the ongoing festivities in India, Manthan's new ad film with Hrithik Roshan talks about a 'Mini Hawan' with Manthan Premium Sambrani Cups

  TVC Link: by Shrutee K/DNS Mumbai, 17th April 2021 : As a part of the latest phase of its marketing campaign   ‘Manthan Zaroori Hai' ,  featuring Indian superstar Hrithik Roshan – Zed Black    has launched its second TVC    for Manthan Premium Sambrani Cup today . The leading dhoop brand reminds us to allow oneself a moment of peace and connect within, deeply with a single Sambrani cup that creates the aura of a Mini Hawan at Home which encompasses the benefits of the same. The company, which is amongst the top three agarbatti manufacturers and exporters in the country sells over 15lac retail packs of agarbatti across a wide range of fragrances daily. The TVC unveils Hrithik Roshan in a traditional, ivory bandh gala looking simple yet suave talking about how igniting one Sambrani Cup, made from purest & natural Guggal, gives the feel of a mini hawan at home. The Manthan Premium Sambrani Cups are a powerful source of mixed aromatic

The Body Shop Skin Defence Multi Protection Lotion SPF 50+ PA ++++

Helps protect your skin against UVA, UVB and pollution by Shrutee K/DNS The triple benefit facial lotion helps protect against UVA and UVB rays, and pollution.These are common daily aggressors that are everywhere, even indoors. Help is at hand! The Body Shop Skin Defence Multi-Protection Lotion SPF 50+ PA++++     is lightweight, non-greasy and your skin will feel moisturised all day. Plus, it contains red algae extract and the antioxidant vitamin C, and it’ll leave your complexion  looking healthy and radiant. New formula ·           High protection SPF 50+   PA++++ ·           Indoor and outdoor  pollution   protection ·           Made with red  algae  and  vitamin   C ·           Vegan ·           Suitable  for  sensitive   skin ·           Dermatologically   tested ·           Non-comedogenic Results 90% agree skin feels moisturized 91% said it was easy to apply How to use Massage into your face and neck as a part of your   everyday skincare routine and before applying make-up. Be c

ColorTokens Appoints Co-Founder Rajesh Khazanchi as CEO to Build an Industry Leader in Zero Trust Cybersecurity Solutions

by Shrutee K/DNS Bengaluru —April 13, 2021:  ColorTokens Inc., a Zero Trust cybersecurity platform company, today announced Co-Founder Rajesh Khazanchi has been appointed Chief Executive Officer. Nitin Mehta, who is a co-founder and previously CEO, will remain with the company as the Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors. Rajesh is an experienced leader with a strong track record of developing and delivering innovative products. Since founding ColorTokens, Rajesh has driven innovation in its products, global sales, and go-to-market functions. Prior to ColorTokens, Rajesh held multiple leadership roles with leading enterprise companies such as VMware, HP Software, BMC Software, and Oracle Corporation. He holds six patents in cybersecurity, application management, and cloud innovations.  “Rajesh and I co-founded ColorTokens several years ago, and it has been a pleasure to watch him grow into a great leader,”  Mehta said.   “Within the company, Rajesh continues to be the role model