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SBI, IFCI, United Bank scout for buyers to clear off Rs16,349 crore NPA

SBI has asked the bidders to submit expression of interest by 9 March 2018 and further to complete the due diligence by 22 March. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint New Delhi: State-owned State Bank of India (SBI), United Bank of India (UBI) and long-term infrastructure lender IFCI are looking for buyers to sell as many as 110 accounts that have turned dud to recover dues over Rs16,349 crore. All the three have invited bids today from eligible banks, financial institutions, asset reconstruction companies (ARCs) and non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) to prune such non-performing…

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U.S. Scrambles to Clear Egg Exports to Bird Flu-Hit Korea

U.S. officials are urgently seeking an agreement with South Korea that would allow imports of American eggs so farmers can cash in on a shortage caused by the Asian country’s worst-ever outbreak of bird flu. The two sides are negotiating over terms of potential shipments after South Korea lifted a ban on imports of U.S. table eggs that it imposed when the United States grappled with its own bout of bird flu last year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. If an agreement is reached, U.S. shipments could bring…

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Cabbage Soup for Clear and Flawless Skin

In their quest to look good, people usually focus almost exclusively on external strategies. Sure, technology is becoming more and more sophisticated and options are aplenty with an ever increasing array of anti-ageing products and treatments. However, anti-ageing begins on a cellular level, not on the surface of your skin as many skin care companies would love for you to believe. Your skin’s luster, tone and vibrancy are intimately related to what you eat, as your skin cells are in constant turnover and regenerate every month. Why is cabbage good…

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Loud and clear: Noise hurts health, mind

Most Indians are noisy by nature. Be it announcing good news, leading a procession through the city, celebrating a marriage or a religious festival or even just chattering with a group of friends, we like to be heard loud and clear. The pollution created in the process is a health hazard having impact on everything -from brain to heart. From the cacophonous noise of peak-hour traffic to the deafening sound of planes taking off several kilometres away , the sound of hand-blender to the hum of the washing machine at…

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blessings of Vajrasana: One Pose to clear up all your Tummy problems

“physically, it absolutely changed me. i found power that I by no means notion I had. And mentally, I suggest, it is taught me simply persistence and letting go, and it is honestly modified my whole mental outlook, I suppose,” — Gwyneth PaltrowYoga is one of the high-quality methods to assuage, loosen up and uplift the trinity of body, thoughts and soul. it’s miles a holistic method to obtain the silencing of thoughts, muting the cacophony of mind and to fix all possible imbalances found in body. Yoga heals inside…

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It’s Clear – We All Need to Take Salt Off the Table

Image credit: Istock After all this time, why don’t we know for sure whether eating too much [FILL IN THE BLANK] is bad for us? You can fill in that blank with saturated fat, with meat, with cholesterol, and the answer’s the same, because the kind of research that would definitively answer that question is impossible to do. We can’t hold large groups of people captive, feeding them a specific kind of diet until they die from it – or don’t. The studies in which people are held captive are…

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