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With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

Autonomous cars, or self-driving cars as they are popularly called, are no longer a subject of fiction. Global companies such as Uber, Tesla and Google have made giant strides towards developing efficient self-driving vehicles. The general notion is that self-driving cars are first-world technology. For India, these cars may be a few years away, but [...]

November 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

Want to keep anxiety away? Keep your brain busy with memory games and math puzzles

Want to keep anxiety away? Keep your brain busy with memory games and math puzzles

Researchers have found that boosting activity in the brain’s areas related to thinking and problem-solving may also buffer against worsening anxiety. Using non-invasive brain imaging, the researchers found that people at risk of anxiety were less likely to develop the disorder if they had higher activity in a brain region responsible for complex mental operations. [...]

November 24, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to keep anxiety away? Keep your brain busy with memory games and math puzzles

iPhone X With Rs. 10,000 Cashback via Airtel Online Store

iPhone X With Rs. 10,000 Cashback via Airtel Online Store

HIGHLIGHTS iPhone X will be available only for postpaid users via Online Store Citibank credit card payments will fetch Rs. 10,000 cashback There will be no EMI option on buying iPhone X from Airtel Airtel has announced that it will sell the iPhone X to customers via its recently launched online store. However, only postpaid customers of [...]

November 23, 2017 Loknath Das News Comments Off on iPhone X With Rs. 10,000 Cashback via Airtel Online Store

Karbonn K9 Smart Selfie Smartphone With 8-Megapixel Front Camera Launched: Price, Specifications

Karbonn K9 Smart Selfie Smartphone With 8-Megapixel Front Camera Launched: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Karbonn K9 Smart Selfie launched at Rs. 4,890 It sports an 8-megapixel front camera The handset supports VoLTE Domestic handset maker Karbonn on Wednesday unveiled its all-new K9 Smart Selfie smartphone. As the name suggests, the handset is targeted at selfie-obsessed users. It sports matte finish and will be available in Black and Blue [...]

November 23, 2017 Loknath Das News Comments Off on Karbonn K9 Smart Selfie Smartphone With 8-Megapixel Front Camera Launched: Price, Specifications

1800s toy factory finds new life as luxury home with its own race car shop: Cool Spaces

1800s toy factory finds new life as luxury home with its own race car shop: Cool Spaces

An 1878 toy factory has been given a new life as a luxurious residence, complete with its own race car shop and a 65-foot glass wall that overlooks a park. The converted Wolverine tin toy factory sits tucked away among other historic properties on the North Side of Pittsburgh, including department store magnate Edgar Kaufmann’s Romanesque-style townhouse next door. Brick sidewalks and street [...]

November 14, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on 1800s toy factory finds new life as luxury home with its own race car shop: Cool Spaces

Delhi air pollution: 100% spike in patients with respiratory problems; 6 ways to keep your lungs healthy

Delhi air pollution: 100% spike in patients with respiratory problems; 6 ways to keep your lungs healthy

New Delhi: As Delhi air pollution reached alarming levels and leaving everyone gasping for breath, hospitals in the national capital witnessed a 100 percent spike in the number of patients with respiratory problems. On Thursday, all the 10 pollution monitoring stations of the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (Safar) recorded ‘beyond severe’ [...]

November 10, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Delhi air pollution: 100% spike in patients with respiratory problems; 6 ways to keep your lungs healthy

Food Combinations: Should You be Pairing Curd with Fish?

Food Combinations: Should You be Pairing Curd with Fish?

What you eat matters a great deal but how you plan your meals holds greater significance. It is understood that many nutrients simply pass through the body without getting absorbed in the absence of another supporting micronutrient. Minerals, vitamins, nutrients and enzymes always work in tandem with each other to give our body a holistic nutritive [...]

October 24, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Food Combinations: Should You be Pairing Curd with Fish?

Keep the doctor away with an apricot a day

Keep the doctor away with an apricot a day

Do you have an apricot tree growing in your garden? Treasure it if you have one as apricot is one of the most nutritious fruits in the world. Apricots are often confused with peach as they look similar and both have a strong nut shell and slightly furry. They are members of the same prunus [...]

September 23, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Keep the doctor away with an apricot a day

Have You Been Eating Yogurt with Milk? Here’s Why You Should Avoid This Combination

Have You Been Eating Yogurt with Milk? Here’s Why You Should Avoid This Combination

Food combinations can play an important role in maintaining your gut health, promoting good digestion and overall health. While it is good to experiment in the kitchen, it is best to avoid combing certain ingredients as their combination can play havoc with your stomach. Pairing two healthy foods may not always result in a healthy combination. In some cases, [...]

September 19, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Have You Been Eating Yogurt with Milk? Here’s Why You Should Avoid This Combination

Zomato in talks with Ant Financial to raise $100-200 mn

Zomato in talks with Ant Financial to raise $100-200 mn

Food ordering and restaurant discovery platform Zomato Media Pvt. Ltd is in talks with China’s payments giant Ant Financial Services Group to raise $100-200 million, three people familiar with the matter said. The deal, which hasn’t been finalized, may value Zomato at between $800 million and $900 million, said two of the three people cited [...]

September 8, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Zomato in talks with Ant Financial to raise $100-200 mn

Edinburgh festival shows examine mental health – with sticky tape and silliness

Edinburgh festival shows examine mental health – with sticky tape and silliness

At the 2014 Edinburgh fringe, the trailblazing Every Brilliant Thing – written by Duncan Macmillan and performed by Jonny Donahoe – talked to us about depression in a refreshingly warm, open and honest way. A year later, Bryony Kimmings and Tim Grayburn’s Fake It ’Til You Make It tackled the taboo subject of male depression and was one of a [...]

August 14, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Edinburgh festival shows examine mental health – with sticky tape and silliness

Harry Potter series helps people cope with death, finds study

Harry Potter series helps people cope with death, finds study

J K Rowling’s popular Harry Potter series may have helped fans cope with death, according to a study which suggests that the people who dwell on the idea of dying are likely to read the books or watch the movies of the fantasy franchise multiple times. For some, it seems that anxiety about or obsession [...]

August 7, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Harry Potter series helps people cope with death, finds study