Zinc Fortification in Indian Soils, to Supplement Zinc Deficiency in Human Body

Approximately 2 billion people still remain at the risk of Zinc deficiency in the world. Soil bio-fortification is a simple and effective solution to correct Zinc deficiency problems in soil that would lead to better crops and address Zinc deficiency in humans. The possible solutions to balance Zinc deficiency in humans may be food supplementation, food fortification or bio-fortification. While ... Read More »

Zinc Deficiency in Humans affecting Immune System

Zinc deficiency is a significant public health problem in developing countries. While, the realization on health significance of zinc nutrition was spurred only in early 2000, in India we have not even started to address this problem meaningfully. Primarily, the reason behind this is that when the Gazette of India was published, there was a major mistake in listing Zinc ... Read More »

Sensex drops below 34K, Nifty loses over 1.5% amid global fall

Mumbai : Stocks suffered heavy losses in opening trade with the BSE Sensex dropping below the 34,000- mark by slumping about 564 points and Nifty sinking over 1.6 per cent on widespread sell-off triggered by a rout in global equity markets. The BSE 30-share barometer dived 563.51 points, or 1.63 per cent, to 33,849.65, wiping out its gains of 330.45 points ... Read More »

Snap’s Tough Year: Time To Flip the Narrative

Snap’s first year as a public company hasn’t been very good. Ever since the company behind Snapchat publicly unveiled paperwork with plans for a $20 billion IPO almost exactly a year ago, concerns have surfaced about Snap’s long-term viability. It turns out Snap doesn’t have the user growth or business growth that everyone initially expected. Snap stock is down over ... Read More »

Hindustan Zinc receives ICICI Lombard and CNBC TV 18 – India Risk Management Award 2018

 Hindustan Zinc received The India Risk Management Award 2018 for Best Risk Management Framework & Systems – Sustainability.  Presented by ICICI Lombard and CNBC TV 18, the India Risk Management Awards – 2018 recognized the companies that have developed best in class risk management practices and capabilities across business categories. The award has been conferred to Hindustan Zinc for implementing ... Read More »

Developing skills of ITI Pass-outs in Mining industry, an extension of PM’s Skill India Mission

Hindustan Zinc Mining Academy, perhaps the only mining academy, set-up by Hindustan Zinc, India’s only and world’s second largest Zinc producer saw 1st convocation of 150 students that includes 103 Jumbo Drill operators and 1st batch of 47 Winding Engine operators. The ceremony was held on 24th January 2018 in Udaipur and was attended by Arun Kumar-Secretary, Ministry of Mines – KP Krishnan-Secretary, Ministry of Skill ... Read More »

EBay Is Leaving PayPal for a Younger Partner

PayPal Holdings Inc. will lose its role as the primary payments processor for EBay Inc., one of its biggest customers and former parent. EBay said the Dutch company Adyen would take over as the main payments processor for the global online auction site and marketplace after its agreement with PayPal ends in mid-2020. But EBay noted Wednesday that PayPal will ... Read More »

Reunited? CBS and Viacom May Hook Up Again

Taking the first step toward a possible merger, CBS Corp. and Viacom Inc.’s boards each have formed special committees to evaluate whether a consolidation of the two media companies would benefit shareholders. CBS’ decision, which came Thursday during a board meeting in Studio City, begins a process that could result in the reunification of the companies. Viacom simultaneously announced that ... Read More »

Cut Them Some Slack: Small Businesses Relax Rules for Big Games

While customers are watching the Super Bowl at Boston’s Common Ground Bar and Grill, waiters and bartenders will pause to see key moments as well. General Manager Jeff John understands his staff wants to see if the New England Patriots can win their third NFL title in four years. “Your first focus has to be the guest,” John says. “But ... Read More »