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2 August, 2018 5:16 AM Rating agency to use RPD-ready set top boxes to collect more data on TV viewership: Report

To measure the viewership pattern of set top boxes, rating agency Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) has tied up with direct-to-home (DTH) and cable operators, reports Mint. The operators are now working with their technology partners to make set-top boxes return path data (RPD) ready. For a better understanding of how subscribers consume content 75

20 July, 2018 11:08 AM Paysense raises $18 mn in a round led by PayU

This is Payu's second investment in Paysense, it said, adding that last year, it had infused money along with Nexus Ventures in a round of investment led by Jungle Ventures. Fintech player Paysense has raised $18 million by selling an undisclosed stake in a round of funding led by Naspers-promoted payments provider PayU with  $11.5 million investment 85

9 July, 2018 4:57 AM Power ministry to compensate discoms for mere 15% of AT&C losses

Discoms in 26 states would face a loss of approximately Rs 16,000 crore once the latest regulations are implemented. The power ministry’s latest regulatory announcement may significantly hurt earnings of distribution companies (discoms) as they are unlikely to receive any compensation for aggregate technical and commercial (AT&C) losses above 15 percent 80

29 June, 2018 5:15 PM Google celebrates 125th birth anniversary of Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis with doodle

Mahalanobis is credited as the founder of the Indian Statiscal Insitute (ISI). He was a founding member of the Planning Commission — famous for its five year plans. Google celebrated the 125th birth anniversary of eminent statistician Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis with a doodle on June 29. Mahalanobis is credited as the founder of the Indian Statistical 55

29 June, 2018 12:20 PM 15 Delicious Halwa Recipes To Treat Your Sweet Tooth!

Halwa Recipes You Can Prepare At Home Made with whole wheat flour, this delicious halwa is widely made during festivals like Navratri; it's not like you need an occasion for this sweet. A simple and quick recipe, this one's an amazing treat. Ground walnuts along with cucumber seeds roasted with sugar, cardamom and milk makes for a healthy dessert (read 123

20 June, 2018 1:05 AM Police Got Tip About Felon Carrying "Large Arsenal". They Found 553 Guns

Deputies arrested 60-year-old Manuel Fernandez for being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition. The tip that came into the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department was simple: Someone suspected that a felon in Southern California was illegally in possession of "a large arsenal of firearms." What, exactly, constituted a large arsenal in this case? Sheriff's 439

19 June, 2018 4:37 PM Kerala most at risk of cardiovascular disease, finds national survey

Adults in urban areas and those with a higher household wealth, are more at risk Two recent national surveys of nearly 8,00,000 adults between 34 and 70 years, has found that people of Kerala — across sexes — were most at risk of cardiovascular diseases while those in Jharkhand were least likely to have the condition. A gender break down, however, puts the women 64

17 June, 2018 4:48 PM With liquor out, Bihar spends more on sarees

Consumption of honey, cheese rises: study Prohibition is making people of Bihar spend on good clothes and food with sale of expensive sarees rising by 1,751%, while consumption of honey by 380% and that of cheese by 200% in the first six months of the ban, according to latest studies on the measure. The studies, conducted by think tank Asian Development 61

16 June, 2018 5:58 PM Homes must be seen as workplaces: Sonia George

‘Legislation to regulate the domestic work sector is needed’ We have been seeking that India ratify the ‘Convention on Decent Work for Domestic Workers’ adopted by the International Labour Organisation (ILO). This would mean introduction of a comprehensive legislation to regulate the domestic work sector. The Domestic Workers Regulation of Work and Social 77

16 June, 2018 5:22 PM Indian LPG, kerosene cheapest in subcontinent

Petrol cheapest in Pakistan, diesel charged the lowest in Sri Lanka, according to data by PPAC Even as petrol and diesel prices in the country shoot up and decline in tune international crude prices, Indian consumers may take some solace from comparisons of prices of cooking gas and kerosene in India with its neighbours. Prices in the country for these 64