Future Lifestyle Q1 net profit drops 7 pc to Rs 24.54 cr

New Delhi: Future Lifestyle Fashions (FLFL), part of the Kishore Biyani-led Future Group, Saturday posted a 6.83 per cent fall in consolidated net profit at Rs 24.54 crore for the first quarter of 2019-20. The company’s net profit stood at Rs 26.34 crore in the June quarter of last fiscal, it said in a regulatory filing. Profit took a beating due to higher expenses, which rose to Rs 1,507.02 crore during the April-June period of the current fiscal from Rs 1,281.91 crore in the year-ago quarter. Total income increased to Rs 1,551.11 crore from Rs…

Read More

US Cancer Death Rate Drops 25 Percent Since 1991

The cancer death rate in the United States has dropped 25 percent from a peak in 1991, mainly due to a steady decline in smoking and advances in early detection and treatment of tumors, new research released Thursday shows. The rate decrease means there were about 2.1 million fewer deaths between 1991 and 2014, according to an annual report by the American Cancer Society (ACS). “The continuing drops in the cancer death rate are a powerful sign of the potential we have to reduce cancer’s deadly toll,” ACS chief medical…

Read More