17 home remedies for acidity tested: Choose the best Acidity is a common ailment that causes stomach discomfort. Chronic acidity may affect your daily life and, if uncontrolled, may cause stomach ulcers, gallstones and even cancer. Most of us ..
IDBI Capital compensates investor for loss of interest Sheila Mody from Ahmedabad had invested Rs. 7 lakh in a fixed deposit (FD) for one year under the â€˜National Housing Bank (NHB)-Sunidhi Schemeâ€™ through IDBI Capital. On ..
Short bursts of exercise can help with learning A short exercise break may help when trying to learn or comprehend new information. A new study has shown that even short bursts of exercise might have the ability to improve complex memor..
Built on false promises One sector where consumers are often taken in by false promises made in advertisements is the real estate sector. Take the following two ads. The website ad by Marathon Nexzone claims: â€œNew Panvel, Navi Mumbai Sep..
Are liquid soaps really efficient germ killers as compared to soap cakes? Do you think the advertisements regarding liquid soaps make misleading claims? – Shreekand Godkhindi, Belgaum Please refer to the article â€˜Are antibacterial ..
Matrimonial ads based on caste and creed violate Constitution Matrimonial advertisements in newspapers and magazines based on race, caste and religion are very common today. Media organisations charge high rates for publishing them. However, t..
Arsenic in rice: New research brings cheer The presence of arsenic in rice sourced from eastern parts of India has been long recognised as a health hazard. But now, new research by Consumer Reports brings some good news. The main routes of exp..
CERC gets a new CEO Mr. Uday Mawani has joined CERC as Chief Executive Officer. He has over 40 years of experience in mentoring, management, marketing, advertising and media communication, market research, television and broadcasting. M..
Don’t be a product repair victim Whether itâ€™s a broken refrigerator, television or any other product, donâ€™t let yourself become a repair victim due to a technicianâ€™s poor training, mistake, or outright fraud. Start w..
Herbal diet pills: Fact or Fantasy? Can slimming down really be as easy as popping a pill? Choice, Australia investigates the ingredients that are claimed to have fat-busting properties. Presently, one in six women and one in five men in India..
Bad movie experience? You can move consumer Court There are several factors that may spoil your movie experience. It may be uncomfortable seats or the air-conditioning system set at a very low temperature that makes you freeze. Late-com..
Burger King drops sodas from kids’ meal menus Burger King has pulled the plug on fountain sodas in kids’ meals, following similar menu changes by McDonald’s and Wendy’s, reports NBC News. Instead of soda, Burger ..
Oats for breakfast may not be so healthy Oatmeal and other cereals containing oats are good for your heart. But scientists are warning that oat-based products might need closer monitoring for potential mould contamination. A report, pub..
Now, mobile app to check air quality Citizens of Delhi, the city with the world’s most toxic air, and Pune can now check for air quality in real time and get forecasts for the next day through a mobile app, SAFAR-Air, launched by ..
Central Govt. selects CERC to establish Grahak Suvidha Kendra We have some special news for our readers. CERC has been selected by the Department of Consumer Affairs, Government of India, to establish and manage a Grahak Suvidha Kendra ..
Youth sensitised unhealthy food on World Consumer Rights Day Around 250 students from various schools and colleges in the city visited CERC on 13 March 2015 and enthusiastically participated in the World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) celeb..
ICICI goons harass credit cardholder Anil Khetawat, a resident of Ahmedabad, was subjected to harassment by ICICI Bank which had been demanding dues from him wrongfully. The bank hired ruffians who called him at home at odd hours and us..
Is that baby product really necessary? There is a booming market in products meant for babies and toddlers. In fact, there are many â€˜babyâ€™ and â€˜kidâ€™ versions of products, such as shampoo and toothpaste, often a..
Dietary tips to help fight cancer Natural, effective and painless remedies are a boon when it comes to tackling cancer. Here are a few anti-cancer super foods: â€¢ Green Tea: Green tea is rich in polyphenols, responsible for reducin..
When is your doctor’s bedside manner vital? When you need heart surgery, you want only one quality in your physician: medical skill. You may not care whether the doctor is a good communicator, compassionate and caring â€” tra..