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Kerala News

New technologies to make healthcare “democratic,” “cost effective”: Experts at #Future

Kochi: Healthcare system the world over is bound to become “democratic” and “cost effective” as the digital technology is set to revolutionise this vital sector, said experts at a panel discussion on the “digital future of health and sustainability” at the two-day global digital summit #Future here. The best part of the digital technology is that it will make healthcare “predictive” rather than “reactive” and change it to patient-centric from provider-centric, said

National News

Tharoor slams govt over massacre of Indians in Iraq

New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday slammed the government for encouraging the families of the 39 Indians kidnapped in Iraq to believe they were alive, a charge countered by union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal who said it was important to verify the facts. Giving falsehood to people is actually cruel and suggests a certain level of lack of transparency on part of the government, Tharoor said. It is better to be honest, he added. My prayers for the families who have lost their near ones after being really encouraged by the governmen

World News

Vietnam’s ‘bikini airline’ to start direct flights to India soon

Vietnam: Vietnam-based low-cost airline Vietjet Air will soon commence direct flight service between Ho Chi Minh city and New Delhi four days a week to cater to the fast-growing air traffic between the two cities. Run by woman entrepreneur Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, the airline is popularly known as ‘bikini airline’. The airline has been publishing an annual calendar featuring bikini-clad models dressed as flight attendants, pilots and ground staff. Launched in December 2011, the budget airline saw an exceptional growth in its first years since ta