Cryotherapy malfunction results in burn, blisters

(Reuters Health) – Whole-body cryotherapy – a trendy procedure that exposes the naked body to subzero temperatures – isn’t backed by evidence and can be risky, doctors say.

Dubai 2019 budget halts spending growth as revenue rise slows

Dubai expects to almost halt the growth of state spending this year as revenues expand more slowly because of the emirate’s efforts to stimulate business investment, according to the 2019 state budget released on Tuesday.

RBI to allow banks to restructure some defaulting small business loans

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said it will allow banks to restructure loans to small and medium sized-companies that are in default but standard as of the beginning of the year. The dispensation is “one time”, the RBI said in a circular on Tuesday. 

Dubai 2019 budget to slow spending growth, sees small revenue rise

Dubai expects to slow the growth of state spending this year but continue spending heavily on infrastructure as it prepares to host the Expo 2020 world’s fair, a statement by the emirate’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum said on Tuesday.

Nifty, Sensex start new year on positive note

Indian shares closed higher on the New Year day, clawing back from losses in the first few hours, on buying trends witnessed in some financial stocks and market heavyweights.