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Why India is key to Philips' transformation

India serves as the company's R&D hub as it morphs into a health tech major. Sudipto Dey and Sangeeta Tanwar report. Actress Alia Bhatt is a Philips brand ambassador.Photograph: Courtesy Philips. The last seven years has been a marathon of sorts for Frans van Houten, a 30-year plus veteran of the 126-year old Royal Philips, the Netherlands-based health-technology major. He says rising healthcare costs is a big challenge facing all markets across the globe. The answer to that, he believes, ..., 2 days ago

Thousands brave smog for Delhi Half Marathon

Tens of thousands of runners braved smoggy conditions for the Delhi half marathon on Sunday despite dire health warnings from doctors who wanted the race postponed in the heavily-polluted capital. Around 35,000 people registered for the race in the Indian ...
 Deccan Herald5 days ago

Governments keep global climate deal on track despite U.S. pullout

Almost 200 nations kept a 2015 global agreement to tackle climate change on track on Saturday after marathon talks overshadowed by U.S. President Donald Trumps decision to pull out. Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama, presiding at the two-week talks in ...
 Deccan Herald6 days ago

Constitution amendment main agenda for Nepal's agitating parties

[Nepal], November 9 (ANI): The agitating parties of Nepal, which underwent marathon protests in the Southern Plains of the country, are considering constitution amendment as the main agenda for the forthcoming elections. In an interview with ANI, the general ...
 Sify2 weeks ago

PM Modi flags off 'Run For Unity' on Sardar Patel's birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has flagged off a marathon in New Delhi, called the 'Run for Unity', on the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who attended the early morning event in Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, ...
 MSN India3 weeks ago

The uncertain origins of the modern marathon

Last November, I ran my first marathon, the “Athens Authentic” . I did it mainly because I wanted to follow in the footsteps of the world’s first marathon runner – the ancient Athenian messenger Pheidippides. The story, as I knew it, ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago

Sports Shorts: US Olympic champ Douglas says doctor sexually abused her

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Wednesday   IMAGE: US gymnast Gabrielle Douglas. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Three-time Olympic gold medalilst Gabby Douglas said on Tuesday she was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar, the latest in a list of female athletes to accuse the doctor of misconduct. Douglas, who last week was criticised for placing some of the onus on women to avoid sexual harassment, apologized ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago

Sports Shorts: India hold Myanmar in Asian Cup

IMAGE: India played out a 2-2 draw against Myanmar. Photograph: AIFF Media. Already through to the main tournament, India played out a 2-2 draw against Myanmar in the return-leg match of the AFC Asian Cup qualifying Group A match in Margao on Tuesday.   The home side came back twice in the match to hold the visiting side and continue their unbeaten streak in 13 matches. Myanmar scored through Yan Naing Oo (1st minute) and Kyaw Ko Ko (19th) while Sunil ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Conjoined twins: Jagga's condition improves, moves to semi-solid diet

Doctors at AIIMS got a pleasant surprise on Thursday, as Jagga was able to consume semi-solid food, just one day after he was put off the ventilator. The relief was all the more as Jagga and his conjoined twin Kalia had undergone major surgery on October 26 ...
 DNA3 weeks ago

S&P, Dow flat ahead of Fed announcement

By Sruthi Shankar (Reuters) - The S&P and the Dow were little changed on Wednesday, as investors awaited a statement from the U.S. Federal Reserve following its two-day policy meeting. The central bank is expected to keep interest rates unchanged, but its ...
 Sify3 weeks ago
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