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Harris to propose doubling mental health treatment beds

Harris to propose doubling mental health treatment beds

Health
Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris wants to double the number of mental health treatment beds available across the country and increase access to virtual mental health counselingBy KATHLEEN RONAYNE Associated PressNovember 26, 2019, 9:05 AM3 min read Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris wants to double the number of mental health treatment beds available across the country and increase access to virtual mental health counseling. Harris will roll out her mental health platform Monday at a South Carolina event with radio host Charlamagne Tha God, who has spoken about his own mental health struggles. Much of Harris’ plan includes elements she’s teased on the campaign trail, where she frequently says Americans need to put just as much attention on health from the “neck ...
Mobikwik reports doubling of revenue, but losses keep piling up

Mobikwik reports doubling of revenue, but losses keep piling up

Finance
Gurugram-based digital payments company Mobikwik has doubled its revenue to Rs 85.6 crore in 2018 against Rs 44.3 crore in 2017, even though losses piled up 51 per cent to Rs 200 crore against Rs 132 crore in the same period, as per filings with the corporate affairs ministry and sourced from business intelligence firm Tofler. The company, which competes with the likes of Paytm and PhonePe, has been facing tremendous competition from its rivals in the payments space. Therefore it has made an effort to move on to become a broader fintech player by entering lending and investments as well. “By end of financial year 2019, we are on-track to double our revenues of 2017–18 and halve our losses. October onwards, we became positive on contribution margin, a milestone that no other fin...