Better than physical Gold investment! Women may explore these options for safety, high returns

Check gold investment alternative options in India. Gold investment risks and options in India: Being the second-largest consumer of gold, investing in gold and gold jewellery has always been a favourite option in India, especially among women. Although physical gold can be bought in different forms, such as bars, coins, and even jewellery, this comes at a cost and brings in the risk of storage, risk of being stolen, as well as concerns around purity. So, is there a way to get rid of these risks while investing in Gold? Harsh…

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Social media cos may soon be held accountable for sponsored, non-user generated content: Report

The government may soon hold social media platforms accountable for all non-user generated content, including sponsored posts, The Economic Times reported. The government is planning to insert a clause to Section 79-II of the Information Technology Act, 2000. The law currently exempts social media platforms from liability for any third-party content. Once the new clause is added, companies will be required to tag and identify all sponsored content published on their platforms. “Onus of non-user generated content will now fall on social media platforms,” the article quotes a senior government official…

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Facebook may actually benefit adult mental health

It is a common belief that using social media platforms can adversely affect people’s mental health, but new research has shown that using these networking sites can reduce an adult’s risk of experiencing depression or anxiety. Social media may improve the mental health of adults by helping them maintain social relationships, new research finds. Facebook’s reputation has sunk in recent years for a variety of reasons, including its role in the 2016 elections and the recent data breach. In addition, studies have suggested that social media can cause psychological distress, loneliness, and depression.…

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Theresa May calls for mental health to be priority

Every new teacher in England will be trained in how to spot early warning signs of mental illness, under a plan being unveiled by Theresa May later. Mrs May, using some of her remaining political authority before leaving office, has called for improvements in preventing problems. “Too many of us have seen first-hand the devastating consequences of mental illness,” says Mrs May. Labour’s Barbara Keeley said the prime minister only offered “warm words”. The shadow minister for mental health said the “reality” was support services being “stretched to breaking point”.…

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Unhealthy food at work may up risk of lifestyle ailments

Employees who purchase unhealthy food at office may indulge in such diet outside work as well, increasing their risk of lifestyle ailments such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, a study suggests. A recently conducted study demonstrated that employees at a large urban hospital who purchased the least healthy food in its cafeteria were more likely to have an unhealthy diet outside of work, be overweight and obese. They also were more likely to have risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease, compared to employees who made healthier purchases. These…

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SoftBank arm may venture into India with Loginext investment

SoftBank Ventures Asia, an early-stage funding arm of Japan’s internet and telecommunication giant SoftBank, might enter the Indian market with an investment in logistics management software provider Loginext Solutions Pvt Ltd. According to various sources, SoftBank Ventures Asia has been in talks with Loginext since April. Interestingly, Loginext is backed by Vijay Shekhar Sharma’s Paytm, in which SoftBank has a major investment. Founded in 2000, SoftBank Ventures Asia is based in Korea and it scouts for start-ups with a strong potential in Asia, the US, Israel, and the EU, focussing…

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