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In matters of health, is a highly stressful job better than unemployment? We find out

In matters of health, is a highly stressful job better than unemployment? We find out

People employed in low paying or highly stressful jobs may not actually enjoy better health than those who remain unemployed, according to a recent study. There is also some evidence that job quality is important for health and well being, although some studies suggest people in poor quality jobs are still better off in terms [...]

August 17, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on In matters of health, is a highly stressful job better than unemployment? We find out

Firm recovery in real estate still a mirage eluding investors

Firm recovery in real estate still a mirage eluding investors

The situation in the residential property market is still grim. The Knight Frank Prime Global Cities Index Q2 2017 showed that amid a global pattern of weakening prices for luxury residences, a declining trend engulfed Indian metros. For the April-June quarter, Bengaluru, the city that was so far resilient, suffered a decline from the year-ago [...]

August 14, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Firm recovery in real estate still a mirage eluding investors

WomensDay: SA’s top 5 women in technology

WomensDay: SA’s top 5 women in technology

As we celebrate Women’s Day, we would like to shed light on the contributions from South African women in the field of Technology. Let’s take a look at how South African women are currently changing and paving way for future generations of the fast-evolving sector 1. Naledi Pandor Naledi Pandor currently serves as our Minister [...]

August 9, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on WomensDay: SA’s top 5 women in technology

Moms-to-be, take note: A chemical found in furniture may lower your child’s IQ

Moms-to-be, take note: A chemical found in furniture may lower your child’s IQ

Flame retardant chemicals — commonly used in furniture and household products — may damage your child’s intelligence and cause loss of IQ points. Researchers from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) in the US conducted the largest meta-analysis performed on flame retardants to date, and found strong evidence of polybrominated diphenyl ethers’ (PBDE) effect [...]

August 7, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Moms-to-be, take note: A chemical found in furniture may lower your child’s IQ

First robotic kidney transplant performed in Maharashtra

First robotic kidney transplant performed in Maharashtra

Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre here performed the first robotic kidney transplant surgery on a man suffering from renal failure, a hospital spokesperson said on Tuesday. Leena, 55, the wife of patient C.N. Murlidharan, donated one of her kidneys to enable him to live a normal life. The 59-year-old, who was on dialysis [...]

August 4, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on First robotic kidney transplant performed in Maharashtra

FSSAI in high gear to make food safer

FSSAI in high gear to make food safer

The central food regulator has been very proactive with regard to issues like safety and standards, including labelling of packaged products and nutrient content, which has led to a sharp rise in the number of notices, orders and guidelines issued by it since 2015. A series of notifications and guidelines have been issued by the Food [...]

August 2, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on FSSAI in high gear to make food safer

Peek Inside an Exquisite Art Deco Mansion in West Palm

Peek Inside an Exquisite Art Deco Mansion in West Palm

For years on his way to and from work, investment professional Lee Munder drove past a West Palm Beach art-deco mansion designed by Belford Shoumate in 1937. Shoumate was responsible for some 1,500 structures in the area before he died in 1991, leaving behind a stunning architectural legacy including Bermuda, colonial, and art-deco styles that changed the [...]

July 27, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Peek Inside an Exquisite Art Deco Mansion in West Palm

Elegant family home in a privileged Brighton locale

Elegant family home in a privileged Brighton locale

Here’s a quick test of whether a house is a “good family home”. Don’t ask the kids. Ask the grandkids. When the owners of this 1930s builder’s own home told the clan they were ready to downsize, the news met howls of protest from their 10 grandchildren. BRIGHTON \ 111 DENDY STREET AGENT \ Buxton 9592 8000 [...]

July 24, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Elegant family home in a privileged Brighton locale

Senate’s budget rules invalidate key provisions in Republican health care bill

Senate’s budget rules invalidate key provisions in Republican health care bill

The Senate would likely need 60 votes to overcome Democratic opposition and pass key portions of the GOP health care bill under the chamber’s rules, a blow to both the plan’s policy and its political fortunes unless Senate Republicans are willing to break decades of precedent or the bill is substantially rewritten. The Senate’s so-called [...]

July 22, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Senate’s budget rules invalidate key provisions in Republican health care bill

Heal in the shade of the lamp

Heal in the shade of the lamp

Do you remember the song of long ago, The Lamp Lighting Time by Marty Robbins? There’s a lamp shining bright in a cabin In a window it’s shinin’ for me And I know that my mother is prayin’ For the boy she is longing to see… The song takes you to an old wooden cabin far away, [...]

July 21, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Heal in the shade of the lamp

Fight depression, find joy in simple living

Fight depression, find joy in simple living

Today, many things have lost their meaning. Be it relations, work, passion, leisure and so on. And it is becoming difficult for people to find contentment and peace in this stressfull fast-paced modern life. Simple life has faded away. Most people are in a state of restlessness and depression that leads to several health issues. People [...]

July 21, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Fight depression, find joy in simple living

Google Unintentionally Highlights Torrent Sites in the US

Google Unintentionally Highlights Torrent Sites in the US

Google is reportedly highlighting the ‘best torrent sites’ in US search results. Several media outlets have reported that the search giant is returning a ‘Popular on the Web’ carousel of torrent sites as a result for the query ‘best torrent sites’ and even just ‘torrent sites’. The highlighting is thought to be accidental, as Google has in [...]

July 11, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google Unintentionally Highlights Torrent Sites in the US