Poor diet can lead to more asthma attacks

Poor diet can lead to more asthma attacksAn eating methodology high in sugar, fat and handled food can lead to asthma attacks, University of Newcastle specialists have found.

The study shows individuals who consume sustenances high in immersed fats are less averse to have asthma attacks, and the fats likewise lessen the impact of pharmaceuticals used to treat the ailment.

Nutritional biochemist at the university, Lisa Wood, says then again nutritious sustenances can help simplify asthma.

She and her associates examined the weight control plans of 99 individuals with asthma and 61 sound individuals.

Using cellphones can lead to erectile dysfunction

Using cellphones can lead to erectile dysfunctionPerhaps, as stated by a recent study, cellphones have been rebuked for assorted types of present-day diseases, from endless anxiety to tumors of the brain.

Presently restorative specialists in Austria and Egypt have added yet an alternate condition to this. The findings of their study, distributed in the Central European Journal of Urology, show that escalated every day introduction to an active cellphone could be connected to erectile brokenness.

Green tea helps improve memory

Green tea helps improve memoryProf. Christoph Beglinger from the University Hospital of Basel and Prof. Stefan Borgwardt from the Psychiatric University Clinics have found that green tea concentrate builds the cerebrum's successful connectivity, which implies that the causal impact one brain region puts over another area.

As stated by sources, this change in connectivity prompted better real cognitive performance.

Specialists illustrated that members given green tea concentrate performed fundamentally better in working memory errands contrasted with when they were given a placebo.

India worst Asia-Pacific country in terms of predictability of tax laws: Deloitte

Deloitte IndiaIndia is seen as the worst Asia-Pacific country in terms of predictability of tax laws, according to consultancy firm Deloitte's 2014 Asia Pacific Tax Complexity Survey Report.

In the tax complexity survey of 800 tax executives in 20 Asia-Pacific countries, nearly 75 per cent of respondents said that the predictability of tax laws in China, India and Indonesia was either poor or just absent. They added India's position on tax laws change more rapidly than other countries.

DAE gets EC nod for signing pact for Koodankulam plant’s III & IV units

KoodankulamThe Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) can sign a nuclear reactor-purchase deal with Russia anytime soon as it has gained the Election Commission's permission for the same.

The DAE needs to purchase two 1,000 MW nuclear reactors for the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project's unit III and unit IV. But, the implementation of model code of conduct had barred the department from signing the deal.

Ranbaxy shareholders should hold onto their investments: Angel Broking

ranbaxyRanbaxy shareholders should keep on holding onto their investments as the combination of synergies and positives emanating from the company's merger deal with Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd would likely benefit them, analysts suggest.

Mumbai-based Sun Pharma on Monday announced that it would acquire Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd for $4-billion (nearly Rs 24,000 crore) all stock deal. The transaction has equity value of $ 3.2 billion (nearly Rs 19,200 crore), while the remaining is Ranbaxy's debt that would be assumed by the new company. Ranbaxy shareholders will get 0.8 of a Sun Pharma share for each Ranbaxy share they own.

BJP use Ram Mandir & other issues just to gain power: Omar Abdullah

Omar AbdullahBJP's three main manifesto promises, viz. common civil code, Ram Mandir, and article 370, are to deceive voters, Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said on Monday.

Omar Abdullah said that BJP was not serious about fulfilling any of the three controversial manifesto promises. He argued why BJP didn't pay any heed to fulfill the promises when it was in power.

Qualcomm introduces two new Snapdragon processors

Qualcomm SnapdragonChip giant Qualcomm on Monday introduced two new Snapdragon processors, which promises ultimate mobile computing experiences in video, imaging as well as graphics.

Qualcomm said it designed the Snapdragon 810 and Snapdragon 808 processors for high-end mobile smartphones and tablets.

Designed with 20nm process technology, the new processors boast Cat 6 LTE, advanced multimedia features and 64-bit capabilities. The processors are the company's highest performing platforms to date, and completes its lineup of 64-bit, LTE-enabled chipsets.

WWE stock suffers steep fall in wake of The Undertaker’s defeat

WWEStock in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) suffered a fall of more than 14 per cent its market value on Monday, after The Undertaker's 21-match winning streak came to an end.

Former UFC champion Brock Lesnar defected The Undertaker during a match at WrestleMania XXX in New Orleans on Sunday night. It was the first time in The Undertaker's career that a rival managed to defeat him.

WWE shares slipped $4.12 or 14.3 per cent to $23.90 in trading on Monday. At one point, the stock slipped to as low as 22 per cent.

Business, employment to grow 4% & 5%, respectively, in next 6 months

Business, employment to grow 4% & 5%, respectively, in next 6 monthsIndian economy will enjoy a 4 per cent growth in business and a 5 per cent growth in employment in the next six months, according to a fresh report by composite staffing company TeamLease Services.

The recently released Business & Employment Outlook HY1 report says that most cities across the country will have a positive hiring outlook in the coming six months.

CIL’s tender for coal import elicits single bid from MMTC

CIL’s tender for coal import elicits single bid from MMTCState-run miner Coal India Ltd's (CIL's) tender for coal import contract, which was floated at the start of this year, has received a single bid from MMTC.

Requesting anonymity, an official from the miner said the single bid received from MMTC for importing coal from foreign markets to meet supply agreements with power plants was under evaluation.

However, the official declined to comment on the proposed quantity of coal imports for the current financial year. The miner aims to finalise the bid by next month.

Chennai Airport suffers one more glass panel crash

Chennai Airport suffers one more glass panel crashChennai Airport on Sunday witnessed falling and shattering of a massive glass panel, which sent a wave of shock and panic among bystanders.

A glass panel measuring 6 feet by 3 feet, which was a part of the exterior facade of a new terminal at the airport, fell from a height of nearly 30 feet above the first floor and crashed all the way down to the ground floor, splintering pieces of glass every where.

Many passengers were entering the departure hall, while a family was sitting nearby; but fortunately, no one got injured in the accident.

Odisha Govt. has no objection to Khandadhar mines’ allocation to Posco

Odisha Govt. has no objection to Khandadhar mines’ allocation to PoscoOdisha's Naveen Patnaik-led government has no objection to the allocation of the Khandadhar iron ore mines to South Korea's steel producer Posco, a senior official of the state government said.

The Khandadhar iron ore mines in Sundargarh to Posco-India in 2009 for its proposed 8-million-tonne steel plant in Jagatsinghpur district of the state. But, the state's High Court later annulled the allocation, forcing the Odisha government to approach the Supreme Court.

Singapore Maritime Week begins on Sunday

Singapore Maritime Week begins on SundayThe Singapore Maritime Week (SMW), which is in its ninth edition this year, was launched on Sunday with many facilities.

The ninth edition of the Singapore Maritime Week (SMW) will be the largest edition of the annual event yet with a host of activities planned. Minister for Transport Mr Lui Tuck Yew launched the new SMW 2014 at VivoCity.

New Zealand housing prices fall in March

New Zealand housing prices fall in MarchAccording to the latest figures released, the housing prices in New Zealand have continued to fall in the month of March as the buyers are discouraged due to restrictions on lending and rising interest rates.

The housing prices have been falling in the country since previous five straight months as the demand is affected by economic factors. The government's Quotable Value's (QV) said that the demand for housing has been affected by increasing interest rates and the limitations on bank lending in the country.

Government bars three firms from hiring under TFW programme

Government bars three firms from hiring under TFW programmeThe federal government has announced its decision to bar three employers from participating in the Temporary Foreign Workers program to hire workers from abroad.

A report showed that the authorities suspended all pending foreign worker permits for three McDonald's locations in Victoria, B. C, which is owned by franchisee Glen Bishop until an investigation is completed. Bishop has said that he has no information to hide, but he did not acknowledge the complaints.

Australia eyeing free trade pact with Japan

Australia eyeing free trade pact with JapanAustralian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is working to finalise a free trade agreement with the government of Japan.

The Prime Minister said pointed out that the deal will help in creating new jobs in Australia. While speaking to a business gathering in Tokyo, he said that the trade deal will also strengthen regional security. Japan and Australia are working closely to reaching a trade deal at a time when the Japanese authorities are working to reach a similar agreement with the government of the United States, which is a step ahead towards the Pacific trade pact.

Nigeria overtakes South Africa as Africa's largest economy

Nigeria overtakes South Africa as Africa's largest economyAccording to the latest figures released, Nigeria has become Africa's largest economy after it overtook South Africa in the previous year.

Nigeria, which is the most populous nation in Africa, recorded a Gross Domestic Product of $453 billion in 2012 that is higher than South Africa's $384 billion. Economists has acknowled the reshaping of the African economy, but South African economy remains a key economy on the African continent. They said that it is a key achievement for Nigeria and establish the country as a major economy in Africa.

Bharti Airtel to launch $400M overseas bond issue

Bharti-AirtelTelecommunication services provider Bharti Airtel will tap the overseas bond markets again to raise $400 million, a merchant banker associated with the imminent issue revealed.

The bond issue, which is a part of Bharti's $2 billion debt raising plan, will take place in the next three to four weeks. The merchant banks said the issue would likely go through either by the end of April or early next month.

Revealing the planned issue, the merchant banker said, "Bharti will be raising around $400 million in the next three-four weeks from an overseas offering."

Google reportedly preparing to introduce Android TV

Google reportedly preparing to introduce Android TVTech giant Google is reportedly preparing to introduce its wireless content streaming device, dubbed Android TV, which will go compete with the likes of Apple TV, Amazon's Fire TV and the Roku system.

Emerging reports, which could be part of Google's supposed effort to create buzz for Android TV, suggest that Google is gearing up for a formal introduction of the device.

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