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USF faculty, students to present at 2022 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting

USF faculty, students to present at 2022 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting

The research of more than 70 University of South Florida (USF) researchers and graduate students will be presented to the educational research community at the 2022 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting from April 21-26 in San Diego, CA. The AERA Annual Meeting is the world’s largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research and is a showcase for ground-breaking, innovative [...]

July 22, 2022 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on USF faculty, students to present at 2022 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting

Netflix plans get price cut for India; now start at Rs 149: Here are the details

Netflix plans get price cut for India; now start at Rs 149: Here are the details

Netflix has announced new and reduced prices for plans in India, with the mobile-only plan now starting at Rs 149 per month, instead of the earlier Rs 199 per month. The new plans will be applicable for all customers. The move is likely part of Netflix’s attempts to woo more subscribers in the country given [...]

January 15, 2022 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Netflix plans get price cut for India; now start at Rs 149: Here are the details

The big climate circus is in town: What to expect at COP26 in Glasgow

The big climate circus is in town: What to expect at COP26 in Glasgow

The stage is set, the bright lights are on, the world’s attention will be sharply focused on a small Scottish town in the United Kingdom. Can the acrobatics of diplomacy scale down the ups and downs of freak weather conditions? Can the jamboree of volunteers, protesters, and world leaders pull off a mighty feat and [...]

January 13, 2022 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on The big climate circus is in town: What to expect at COP26 in Glasgow

Covishield will be administered at 75 hospitals, COVAXIN at 6

Covishield will be administered at 75 hospitals, COVAXIN at 6

As India awaits the vaccine roll-out anxiously, the Delhi government on Friday announced that the Serum Institute of India (SII)-manufactured Covishield vaccine will be administered at 75 Delhi government and private hospitals while Bharat Biotech`s COVAXIN will be given at six hospitals run by the Central government in the national capital. “Such a clear classification [...]

January 12, 2022 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Covishield will be administered at 75 hospitals, COVAXIN at 6

5 Things to Check at The Car Service Centre During Delivery

5 Things to Check at The Car Service Centre During Delivery

Check the car servicing in detail before leaving the service centre with your vehicle. The work order sheet and bill details will give you a suitable idea to note what are the servicing parts covered. Try to talk with the servicing advisor in detail before you take leave. It will also help to cross-check the [...]

January 4, 2022 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on 5 Things to Check at The Car Service Centre During Delivery

QUESTIONS TO ASK AT AN OPEN HOUSE

QUESTIONS TO ASK AT AN OPEN HOUSE

If you are considering buying a new house, there are endless questions that run through your mind. You want to make sure the house you are viewing is exactly what it seems and you are purchasing the house that works best for your needs. Asking the right questions will ensure you are making the right decision. This [...]

December 14, 2021 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on QUESTIONS TO ASK AT AN OPEN HOUSE

Jean-Paul Gaultier is leaving the fashion industry after 50 years. Here’s a look back at the legendary designer’s career, from dressing Madonna to starting his own haute-couture house.

Jean-Paul Gaultier is leaving the fashion industry after 50 years. Here’s a look back at the legendary designer’s career, from dressing Madonna to starting his own haute-couture house.

After 50 years in fashion, legendary designer Jean-Paul Gaultier has retired. The designer announced his retirement via Instagram on January 17, in which he said that his couture show during Paris Fashion Week would be his last. “I have opened all my drawers, taken back all my old collections,” he said in his goodbye note. “I have used [...]

February 2, 2020 Loknath Das News Comments Off on Jean-Paul Gaultier is leaving the fashion industry after 50 years. Here’s a look back at the legendary designer’s career, from dressing Madonna to starting his own haute-couture house.

Uber’s Europe business is at risk after London revokes license

Uber’s Europe business is at risk after London revokes license

Uber Technologies Inc.’s biggest market in Europe is at risk after regulators revoked the ride-hailing service’s license to operate in London for the second time in less than three years, expressing safety concerns. The London transportation regulator said Uber failed to adequately verify drivers’ identities and safeguard the service for passengers. At least 14,000 trips involved [...]

November 27, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Uber’s Europe business is at risk after London revokes license

Walmart will offer mental health and other services at a new clinic in Georgia

Walmart will offer mental health and other services at a new clinic in Georgia

Walmart, the world’s biggest retailer, is moving deeper into the primary care and mental health market, opening a new clinic called Walmart Health in Georgia. The company recently updated its website with a link to Walmart Health, describing its “newest location in Dallas, GA.” It also went online with the site “Walmarthealth.com,” where patients can set [...]

August 30, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Walmart will offer mental health and other services at a new clinic in Georgia

Key Apple Health researcher departs for new role at the Gates Foundation

Key Apple Health researcher departs for new role at the Gates Foundation

One of the earliest members of the Apple Health team has now departed Apple to join the Gates Foundation. As detailedly CNBC, Dr. Andrew Trister joined Apple in 2016, but will now take his talents to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Trister was among one of the first employees to join the Apple Health team. [...]

August 11, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Key Apple Health researcher departs for new role at the Gates Foundation

India looking at newer EV battery technologies for strategic reasons

India looking at newer EV battery technologies for strategic reasons

New Delhi: As part of India’s energy security plan, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is exploring newer battery technologies such as polymer-based solid state batteries that may allow India to avoid dependence on lithium or cobalt imports. This comes in the backdrop of Chinese state-owned firms securing lithium mine concessions in countries such as Bolivia, [...]

August 5, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on India looking at newer EV battery technologies for strategic reasons

Storing Energy in Salt—Vattenfall Testing Technology at Berlin Plant

Storing Energy in Salt—Vattenfall Testing Technology at Berlin Plant

Swedish power company Vattenfall is testing a technology that stores energy in salt, with a goal of proving whether the process would be useful for storage of renewable energy such as from wind and solar farms. The pilot project, commissioned April 11 at the Reuter thermal power plant in Berlin (Figure 1), is being conducted [...]

June 3, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Storing Energy in Salt—Vattenfall Testing Technology at Berlin Plant