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TISS announces closure of 3 centres: Students demand answers

TISS announces closure of 3 centres: Students demand answers

 Most of the students at TISS weren’t on campus at the time of the announcement . The announcement by Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS) to shut down three centres and discontinue services of around 25 teachers has baffled students, who have demanded a clarification from the administration. While most of the students at TISS [...]

March 29, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on TISS announces closure of 3 centres: Students demand answers

Seasonal Allergy: 5 Tips You Should Follow to Keep Allergies Under Control

Seasonal Allergy: 5 Tips You Should Follow to Keep Allergies Under Control

Spring season is here, which also means that seasonal allergies are going to be on the rise among those who are susceptible to it. This is the time when nature is busy in the process of pollination. Pollen grains are everywhere in the air, and inhaling them could cause severe allergies in some people including [...]

March 29, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Seasonal Allergy: 5 Tips You Should Follow to Keep Allergies Under Control

Real estate firms with commercial portfolio scored in December quarter

Real estate firms with commercial portfolio scored in December quarter

December quarter results show rental income from commercial assets is alleviating, at least partially. Residential properties still not up to the mark The mood was sombre in the December quarter among real estate firms. The November ban on old, high-value banknotes affected the real estate sector hugely, given that it is infamous for cash transactions. [...]

March 25, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real estate firms with commercial portfolio scored in December quarter

Between the sheets: Brooklinen’s stylish bedding collection

Between the sheets: Brooklinen’s stylish bedding collection

Brooklinen is a Brooklyn-based direct-to-consumer bedding company, sourcing the finest materials for its stylish collections, available at accessible price points The story behind Brooklinen follows a now-familiar tack. After years of failing to find quality, yet reasonably priced bedsheets, the husband and wife duo of Rich and Vicki Fulop industriously decided to take it upon themselves [...]

March 25, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Between the sheets: Brooklinen’s stylish bedding collection

Infy, Others Change H-1B Visa Strategy, Applications Begin Next Month

Infy, Others Change H-1B Visa Strategy, Applications Begin Next Month

Infosys will also halt H-1B applications for employees with less than 4yrs of experience, says a report.    While the White House has drafted an executive order that envisages changes to the way the H-1B program is administered, none have come into effect so far. With the application process kicking off next month, companies are [...]

March 25, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Infy, Others Change H-1B Visa Strategy, Applications Begin Next Month

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Benchmarked; Scores Impressively Against Current Offerings

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Benchmarked; Scores Impressively Against Current Offerings

Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 835 chipset was unveiled at CES this year, and Samsung will apparently be the first to launch its smartphone integrated with the ‘latest’ chipset. It is touted to be 20 percent faster and 25 percent more power efficient than the Snapdragon 820 chipset. Now, the Snapdragon 835 chipset’s first benchmark results are [...]

March 22, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Benchmarked; Scores Impressively Against Current Offerings

5 tips for interior designers to maximise their business

5 tips for interior designers to maximise their business

In today’s fraught business scenario, where only a few interior designers are able to do the larger chunk of business comprising of 80% of prominent opportunities. At the same time, many other talented designers are unable to get access to prolific projects. Successful designers have mastered the art of maximising their business over time. Let’s [...]

March 22, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on 5 tips for interior designers to maximise their business

A New Alzheimer’s Test Can Predict Your Risk

A New Alzheimer’s Test Can Predict Your Risk

  Alzheimer’s is a chronic disease that damages your mental functions and ultimately leads to memory loss. The disease affects your brain connections that start to degrade due to the damage caused to the brain cells. This causes difficulties with thinking, problem-solving and language. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease which means that symptoms appear gradually [...]

March 22, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on A New Alzheimer’s Test Can Predict Your Risk

Russia Seeks New Cosmonauts for Manned Mission to Moon in 2031

Russia Seeks New Cosmonauts for Manned Mission to Moon in 2031

Russia’s space agency on Tuesday announced a recruitment drive for young would-be cosmonauts who it hopes will become the country’s first on the Moon. And women are welcome, an official stressed. In the first such drive for five years, Roscosmos space agency said it is looking for 6 to 8 cosmonauts who will operate a [...]

March 18, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Russia Seeks New Cosmonauts for Manned Mission to Moon in 2031

GATE 2017: Final answer keys released, check them here

GATE 2017: Final answer keys released, check them here

GATE scores are used for admission to post-graduate engineering programs in centrally-funded Indian institutes including the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc) and seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, the organising institute for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2017, released the final answer keys of the examination [...]

March 18, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on GATE 2017: Final answer keys released, check them here

Sugar-free, low-fat claims could be misleading. Here’s how to decode food labels.

Sugar-free, low-fat claims could be misleading. Here’s how to decode food labels.

Products high in calories, salt, sugar or fat are more likely to make low- or no-content claims. To make healthy choices, look for what a product contains rather than what it doesn’t. Food packaging labels may make you feel you are making healthy choices, but the claims rarely reflect the actual nutritional quality of the [...]

March 18, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Sugar-free, low-fat claims could be misleading. Here’s how to decode food labels.

Realty Sentiment Hits 3-Yr Low In December Quarter On Note Ban

Realty Sentiment Hits 3-Yr Low In December Quarter On Note Ban

Although the residential sector is going through a difficult phase, the stakeholders are quite optimistic for the future, especially with regards to sales volume. New Delhi: The real estate sentiment fell to a three-year low in the October-December period, indicating pessimism among developers and financial institutions which reeled under the demonetisation pressure, says a report. [...]

March 15, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Realty Sentiment Hits 3-Yr Low In December Quarter On Note Ban