The Reserve Bank of India Re-categorizes NBFCs

The Reserve Bank of India has introduced a new category of Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) By Ajay Ramanathan Bengaluru, March 14, 2019: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has created a new category of NBFC (Non-Banking Finance Company) called Non-Banking Finance Company – Investment and Credit Company (NBFC-ICC). In a notification dated Feb. 22, the […]

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Education for all in Bamboo Schools

By Thanuja. M Bengaluru, March 14, 2019: A Pota cabin, identified as a movable schooling structure, is an education initiative taken by the Niti Aayog team to bring education to the areas that are affected by extremism violence. This initiative has reduced the out-of-school children in an area that is filled with fear and instability. […]

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This Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Machine is Not Your Savior

The machine is not able to rescue 1,000s of patients with heart/lung failure By Jignasa Sinha Bangalore, March 14, 2019: Sudden cardiac deaths (SCD) are on the rise in India. According to reports, in the US nearly 839,000 sudden deaths are attributed to cardiac arrests, and in India, there are one million deaths annually due […]

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Aftermath of Ethiopian Flight Crash – A Twitter Story

By Aiswarya Sriram Bengaluru, March 12, 2019 On March 10, 157 people died when the Boeing 737 Max8 plane crashed en route to Nairobi, Kenya, from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Many people have taken to Twitter stating that they don’t want to fly in the Boeing 737 Max8. https://twitter.com/sim_gumede/status/1105167770927419392 @British_Airways Hi, I would like to know […]

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PILs Hurting the Economy

The former Law Minister noted that excessive Public Interest Litigations were causing a loss to the economy. By Ajay Ramanathan Bengaluru, March 7, 2019. Speaking at an event organised by the Advocates Association of Karnataka, Kapil Sibal, senior advocate and Member of Parliament believes that Public Interest Litigations (PIL) have affected the economy of the […]

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All India Protest to be Carried out on March 13

The South Western Railway Mazdoor Union – Bangalore Division is a part of the All India Railwaymen’s Federation, which is the largest Trade Union in Indian Railways. By Praveena P. Bangalore, March 7, 2019. The South Western Railway Mazdoor Union (SWRMU) – Bangalore Division is planning to protest against the Indian government with various demands […]

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The Risks of Mental Illness

A manual is planned to address the risk factors involved in non-communicable diseases. By Ajay Ramanathan Bengaluru, Mar. 7, 2019. Psychiatrists at the National Institute of Mental Health and Sciences (NIMHANS) in Bengaluru,  are attempting to study the relationship between physical and mental illness. The study is directed towards designing a manual that would address […]

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