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Survey: Alarming Number of Educators May Soon Leave the Profession

Survey: Alarming Number of Educators May Soon Leave the Profession

A staggering 55 percent of educators are thinking about leaving the profession earlier than they had planned, according to a National Education Association (NEA) survey of its members released on Tuesday. This represents a significant increase from 37 percent in August and is true for educators regardless of age or years teaching, driving buses, or serving meals to students. [...]

February 7, 2022 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Survey: Alarming Number of Educators May Soon Leave the Profession

Earth’s Surface Water May Have Come From Space, Scientists Believe

Earth’s Surface Water May Have Come From Space, Scientists Believe

Earth looks incredible when seen from space, thanks to its blue cover of water bodies. Astronomers have captured the breathtaking beauty of our planet in countless photographs and videos. But has this planet always been like what it is today? How did 70 percent of Earth’s surface get covered with water? Scientists have long argued [...]

January 8, 2022 Loknath Das News Comments Off on Earth’s Surface Water May Have Come From Space, Scientists Believe

Instagram May Soon Allow Longer Videos of Up to 60 Seconds to Be Posted as Stories

Instagram May Soon Allow Longer Videos of Up to 60 Seconds to Be Posted as Stories

nstagram has started testing a major update to its Stories platform whicht would let users post videos as long as 60 seconds in the form of Stories. The feature was spotted by an Instagram user in Turkey. Currently, any video which is longer than 15 seconds is automatically split into multiple Stories when it gets [...]

December 21, 2021 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Instagram May Soon Allow Longer Videos of Up to 60 Seconds to Be Posted as Stories

Struggling To Find a Home To Buy? New Construction May Be an Option.

Struggling To Find a Home To Buy? New Construction May Be an Option.

There’s no question that the financial benefits of selling a house are outstanding today. Now is truly a great time to list if you’re ready to make a change. But if you do sell your house right now, you may be wondering where you’ll go when you move. With so few homes available to buy right now, you might [...]

December 13, 2021 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Struggling To Find a Home To Buy? New Construction May Be an Option.

Life insurers may log strong new business

Life insurers may log strong new business

Mumbai: Life insurers such as ICICI PrudentialNSE 1.55 %, HDFC LifeNSE 0.25 % and SBI LifeNSE -0.05 % are set for a quarter of strong new business growth driven by increasing margin gains in protection business, expanding distribution network and robust premium even as some insurers may see increased stress in certain portfolios due to a slowing economy. The December quarter, which [...]

January 13, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Life insurers may log strong new business

PSB consolidation may shrink IT firms’ business

PSB consolidation may shrink IT firms’ business

BENGALURU: Technology companies offering niche services to banks face a challenge as public sector lenders consolidate, with issues around shrinking revenue, reduced clients and heightened competition, industry experts have said. The country will be left with only 12 large public sector banks from 27 before, the government had announced earlier this year. For existing IT service providers, [...]

December 11, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on PSB consolidation may shrink IT firms’ business

Real estate woes may not end with govt bailout plan

Real estate woes may not end with govt bailout plan

The Centre has come up with a ₹25,000 crore bailout package for the troubled real estate sector. The Centre will contribute ₹10,000 crore, while the rest is likely to come from banks and the Life Insurance Corporation of India. Will this fund help India? Mint takes a look. 1) What’s the idea behind the bailout package? The idea is [...]

November 11, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real estate woes may not end with govt bailout plan

Jio may take over RIL’s core business profits 6 quarters down: Deven Choksey

Jio may take over RIL’s core business profits 6 quarters down: Deven Choksey

When it comes to Reliance’s petchem business, the strength in GRMs clearly seems to be at par and seems likely to support RelianceNSE 1.42 % in the second quarter performance as well? Yes. Look at the second quarter and the Singapore GRMs. Singapore GRM has by and large operated in the vicinity of $6.5 per barrel. Reliance [...]

October 18, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Jio may take over RIL’s core business profits 6 quarters down: Deven Choksey

How yoga may enhance heart health

How yoga may enhance heart health

Many people think of yoga mainly as an activity that promotes flexibility and balance. But this ancient tradition also includes breathing exercises, relaxation, and meditation. Together, these practices can lead to measurable improvements in factors connected with cardiovascular health, such as lower blood pressure, better sleep, and less artery-damaging inflammation. “There are four distinct but [...]

March 20, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on How yoga may enhance heart health

Real Estate May Add 13% to India’s GDP by 2025. Here are the Hurdles that Lie Ahead

Real Estate May Add 13% to India’s GDP by 2025. Here are the Hurdles that Lie Ahead

The Indian real estate sector is expected to contribute 13 percent to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2025, according to the ‘Indian Real Estate and Construction: Consolidating for growth’ report by National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO) and Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA). In 2017, the realty sector contributed about 6-7 percent [...]

February 5, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real Estate May Add 13% to India’s GDP by 2025. Here are the Hurdles that Lie Ahead

6 lesser-known reasons why you may be getting a headache

6 lesser-known reasons why you may be getting a headache

There are different types of headaches and different factors causing it. So, a headache caused during a migraine will be different from the headache caused by eating something very cold. Here are 5 lesser-known causes of headaches: * Migraine: Migraines cause recurring types of headaches that can be severe and accompanied by nausea and vomiting. Triggers for this [...]

September 12, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 6 lesser-known reasons why you may be getting a headache

People who have brain markers of Alzheimer’s may never develop dementia

People who have brain markers of Alzheimer’s may never develop dementia

A new study has uncovered why some people that have brain markers of Alzheimer’s never develop classic dementia that others do. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. People suffering from Alzheimer’s develop a buildup of two proteins that impair communications between nerve cells in the brain – plaques made of amyloid beta [...]

August 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on People who have brain markers of Alzheimer’s may never develop dementia