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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched a national plan involving an expenditure of Rs 6,000 crore to save groundwater. The Union Cabinet has already approved the Atal Bhujal Yojana. PM Modi launched the plan on the 95th birth anniversary of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee."The scheme will promote panchayat led ground water management and behavioural change with focus on demand side management. Groundwater contributes nearly 65 per cent of total irrigated area in the country," PM Modi said.
Obesity is defined in the study as a body mass index (BMI) that is at or above the 95th percentile for children and teens of the same age and sex. For comparison, overweight is defined as a BMI at or above the 85th percentile and below the 95th percentile.California had the 20th ranked childhood obesity rate in the nation for 2017 18, the study found. The national obesity rate for children in our state saw a slight decrease over the past two years.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported more than 12.7 million children in America (around 17 percent of all American children between the ages of 2 to 19) would be considered obese or overweight as of 2014, and that number continues to climb. For a child to be considered obese, their BMI (Body Mass Index) would need to be above the 95th percentile for their sex and age specific clinical growth chart. While most of the children struggling with early life obesity were between the ages of 12 to 19, a full 9 percent of kids aged 2 to 9 were still considered obese. And a new study out of Brown University found that being obese this early in life could cause serious complications down the road.
The much teased Flipkart Big Shopping Days sale has commenced and will go on till May 16. The online retailer has promised of offering ”Crazy deals ” where gadgets will be offered at their lowest prices and we have rounded up some of the best offers from the sale. Smartphones, electronics like laptops, cameras, audio devices, laptops for regular use and gaming, gaming consoles, accessories and more are up for sale at considerable discounts. HDFC bank debit and credit card customers can avail ten percent instant discount on eligible products as well. Without any further ado, let 's take a look at the deals. Smartphones Google Pixel 2 Pixel 2 XLDeal Price: Rs 42,999 Rs 54,999Flipkart is offering the latest Google smartphones, the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 Xl, with a considerable discount, of up to Rs 10,000. The smaller Pixel 2 sports a 5 inch screen with a 16:9 display aspect ratio, whereas the Pixel 2 XL comes with a larger 6 inch display with an 18:9 display. You can buy the Pixel 2 here and the Pixel 2 XL here. Samsung Galaxy S8 Galaxy S8 Plus Offer Price: Rs 37,990 Rs 43,990The last year flagship Samsung Galaxy S8 series smartphones have received a Rs 12,000 and Rs 10,000 discount respectively. Both the devices are powered by the quad core Exynos 8895 processor but the Galaxy S8 features a 5.8 inch Super AMOLED Quad HD display, whereas the Galaxy S8 Plus comes with a 6.2 inch super AMOLED display. You can purchase the Galaxy S8 here and the Galaxy S8 Plus here. Apple iPad Pro 64 GBDeal Price: Rs 39,999 (Previous price: Rs 49,999)The Apple iPad Pro has received a massive Rs 10,000 discount. It features a 10.5 inch retina display and is powered by the A10X Fusion Chip with 64GB internal storage. The device is equipped with a 12MP rear camera and comes with a 7MP front facing sensor. You can buy it here. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5Deal Price: Rs 10,799 (when bank cashback offer is applied)The Redmi Note 5 is powered by the Snapdragon 625 Processor and comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. The device features a 5.99 inch Full HD 18:9 display and comes with a 12MP rear and a 5MP front facing sensor. You can buy the Redmi Note 5 here. Honor 9 Lite Offer Price: Rs 10,999 Rs 14,999 (Extra Rs 2,000 off on exchange)The 3GB RAM 32GB storage variant of the Honor 9 Lite is up for sale at a slashed price of Rs 8,999. Its 4GB RAM model can also be purchased for Rs 14,999. The Honor 9 Lite is powered by the Kirin 659 Processor with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. It features a 5.65 inch full HD display and is equipped with a 13MP 2MP dual and front rear cameras. You can buy 3GB RAM variant hereand the 4GB model here. Samsung Galaxy On MaxDeal Price: Rs 11,900The Galaxy On Max is powered by the MediaTek MTK6757 SoC and 4GB RAM coupled with 32GB ROM. It features a 5.7 inch Full HD display and is equipped with a 13MP sensor on the front and rear cameras and is backed by a 3000mAh battery. You can buy it here. Televisions Mi LED Smart TV 4A (32 inch and 43 inch)Offer Price: Rs 13,999 Rs 22,999The 43 inch variant of the new Smart TV 4A series is capable of handling full HD video playback, whereas the 32 inch model can play HD ready (720p) videos. The new Mi LED Smart TV 4A series come with 1GB RAM and is powered by a 64 bit quad core Amlogic processor with 8GB of onboard storage. They feature 20 Watts stereo speakers (10W x 2) and support DTS sound. You can purchase the TV here. iFFALCON by TCL LED Smart TV (40 inch)Deal Price: Rs 19,999The TCL LED Smart TV features a 40 inch Full HD display with a 1920 x 1080p resolution and comes with a 16W speaker. The device features three HDMI ports and two USB ports and has a 60Hz refresh rate. Check out the TV here. Mi LED Smart TV 4 (55 inch)Deal Price: Rs 44,999The Mi LED Smart TV 4 is powered by an 64 bit Amlogic Quad core CPU with Mali T830 GPU . It features a 55 inch 4K HDR display with a 10 bit panel and 60Hz refresh rate. It comes with 16W speaker and connectivity options include dual band Bluetooth 4.0, Wi Fi, 3 HDMI ports (1 ARC), 1 USB 3.0 port and 1 USB 2.0 port. You can purchase it here. Thomson LED Smart TV (43 inch)Offer Price: Rs 27,999The 43 inch Thomson LED Smart TV supports 4K UHD video playback with 60Hz refresh rate. The TV comes with three HDMI and two USB ports and is equipped with a 20W speaker for audio. It is powered by an ARM Cortex CA53 64 bit processor with Mali T720 GPU. You can buy the television here. LaptopsAcer Predator Helios 300 PH315 51 Gaming LaptopDeal Price: Rs 72,990The Acer Predator gaming laptop is a device meant for those who take their gaming seriously, even while travelling. The laptop is powered by an 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, coupled with 8GB DDR4 RAM and a 4GB Nvidia Geforce GTX 1050 Ti. The device features a 1TB HDD and a 128GB SSD as well. You can buy it here. Acer Aspire 5 A515 51GDeal Price: Rs 42,990 (from Rs 44,990)The Acer laptop comes with the latest 8th Gen Core i5 Processor with 8GB DDR4 RAM and 1TB HDD. It features a 15.6 inch HD display and comes with the Nvidia GeForce MX150 GPU You can buy it here. Acer Aspire 3 A315 51 LaptopOffer Price: Rs 21,990 (from Rs 24,990)The Acer Aspire 3 A315 51 Laptop is powered by the 7th Gen Core i3 processor and comes with 4GB RAM with 500GB storage. It features a 15.6 inch display and comes with integrated Intel HD 620 graphics. You can purchase the laptop here. CamerasGoPro Hero Sports and Action Camera Deal Price: Rs 16,990 (from Rs 18,990)The GoPro Hero action camera sports a 10MP camera and supports WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity as well. The waterproof, rugged camera features voice control, stabilization, touchscreen and more. You can buy the camera here. Sony DSC RX100 Point amp; Shoot CameraOffer price: Rs 29,490The camera is equipped with a 20.9 MP CMOS sensor and comes with a 3 inch LCD. It has a max shutter speed of 1 60 and sports digital zoom of up to 14x. The device comes with Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar Lens with 10.4 37.1 mm focal length and an aperture range between F1.8 (W) F4.9 (T). You can check out the camera here. Audio devices Google Chromecast 2Deal Price: Rs 1,999 (original price: Rs 3,999)The Google Chromecast 2 can easily cast your smartphone to the TV and it can be connected via an HDMI port. It has received a 20 percent discount and can be purchased here.JBL Clip 2 Deal Price: Rs 1,999The JBL Clip 2 is IPX7 waterproof and sports a 3W audio wattage. It boasts a battery life of 8 hours and comes with 40 ohms impedance. You can buy the device here. Google Home Mini Offer Price: Rs 2,999 (Previous price: Rs 4,999)The Google Home mini is a smart speaker which comes with the company 's smart assistant. It can help user in performing tasks via voice commands like setting reminders, playing music, reading the news, controlling smart home lights and more. You can buy it here. JBL Cinema SB150 150 W Bluetooth SoundbarOffer price: Rs 9,999 ( from 10,999) The JBL soundbar has a rated power output of 150W and features a 9.5 inch wireless subwoofer with volume rockers. The device can be connected via Bluetooth and comes with Dolby Digital support. You can purchase the device here. Soundmagic E10C In Ear headphonesDeal Price: Rs 1,299 (From Rs 1,799)The Soundmagic E10C Headphone sports an in ear design and comes with integrated buttons for calls and music controls. The device comes with 16 ohm impedance and a frequency response between 15 22000 Hz. You can check it out here. Blaupunkt BT 01 BL speakerOffer Price: Rs 899 The speaker features a built in battery and sports a power output (RMS) of 3W. It comes with 4 Ohm impedance and features frequency response between 20 20000 Hz. The device can be connected via Bluetooth You can buy it here. Accessories Syska 10000 mAh Power Bank Deal Price: Rs 699The 10000mAh Syska power bank features a 5V 2.1A power output, which essentially means it can quick charge devices. There are two USB ports on the device and you can buy it here. Mi 20000 mAh Power Bank Offer price: Rs 1,599The Mi 20000 mAh power bank also comes with two output ports of 5.1 V 2.4 A and another one with 9 V 2 A, 12 V 1.5 A. You can purchase the device here.Misfit Vapor SmartwatchDeal Price: Rs 14,495The Misfit Vapor is an Android Wear 2.0 device, which is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 2100 SoC. It features a 1.39 inch AMOLED display and can track heart rate and is water resistant up to 50m. Purchase the device here. Storage DevicesSanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 32 GB Utility PendriveOffer Price: Rs 859The SanDisk Ultra flash drive features high speed USB 3.0 interface and promises of delivering up to 100Mbps data transfer speeds. It is also compatible with USB 2.0. You can purchase the device here. Samsung EVO Plus 32 GB Class 10 MicroSDHCDeal Price: Rs 599 (from Rs 799)The 32GB Samsung EVO Plus MicroSD card is Water proof, X ray Proof, Shock proof, Magnet proof and is also a class 10 memory card which claims of up to 20Mbps write speeds and 95Mbps read speeds. You can buy the device here. Toshiba 1 TB Portable External Hard Drive CHECKOffer Price: Rs 3,099The 1TB Toshiba Canvio Basics external HDD boasts of a 5.0Gbps data transfer speeds and connects via a USB 3.0 cable. The 2.5 inch external HDD can be checked out here. Gaming consolesMicrosoft Xbox One S 1 TB with Assassin #39;s Creed Origins, Rainbow Six Siege Deal Price: Rs 22,990 (from Rs 24,990)The gaming console comes pre bundled with Assassin #39;s Creed Origins and Rainbow Six Siege gaming titles. It has received a huge discount and can now be purchased at Rs 22,990. You can buy it here. Sony PS4 Pro 1 TB with God of WarOffer Price: Rs 43,990The 1TB Sony PS4 Pro console comes with more powerful internals than its predecessor with the 2.1GHz 8 core AMD Jaguar CPU, coupled with a 4.2 TFLOP AMD Radeon GPU. It comes with 8GB GDDR5 1GB RAM. It features 3x USB 3.1, 1x Gigabit Ethernet, 1x PS Camera, Optical Audio output, and an HDMI 2.0 port. Check it out here. Microsoft Xbox One X 1 TBOffer Price: Rs 37,990 (down from Rs 40,450) The recently launched Xbox One X is on sale with a 10 percent discount and can be purchased priced at Rs 43,470, along with a Rs 5,000 cashback. The console supports gaming at 4K resolution and also doubles as a Blu ray player. You can purchase the device here.