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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

PARENTING: Planning education with the end result in mind

PARENTING: Planning education with the end result in mind

What is the goal of schooling? We send our kids to school for at least 13 years, from kindergarten through 12th grade – but how often do we stop and ask ourselves about the goal of all this schooling? Some might say that learning is the goal but learning is just part of the process [...]

January 14, 2019 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on PARENTING: Planning education with the end result in mind

Trump is telling people he wants to replace Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross by the end of the year

Trump is telling people he wants to replace Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross by the end of the year

President Donald Trump is telling people he wants to replace Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross by the end of the year, according to three people familiar with the matter who are close to the president. Trump favors Linda McMahon to replace Ross in the role, said these people, who spoke on the condition of anonymity. He [...]

November 10, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Trump is telling people he wants to replace Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross by the end of the year

Insulin for diabetes, this pill could end daily painful injections for diabetics

Insulin for diabetes, this pill could end daily painful injections for diabetics

Diabetes patients, rejoice. In what could potentially revolutionise diabetes management for millions of patients, scientists, including those of Indian origin, are developing an insulin pill that could transform how diabetics manage their blood sugar levels. If successful, it could mean an end to the painful injections diabetes patients have to take every day. Given the choice of taking a pill [...]

July 3, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Insulin for diabetes, this pill could end daily painful injections for diabetics

WhatsApp To Get UPI Payments Feature By Year End

WhatsApp To Get UPI Payments Feature By Year End

  You should soon be able to send your friends money using WhatsApp. The Facebook-owned company expects to roll out support for UPI (Unified Payment Interface) to its messaging app WhatsApp by the end of the year, a person familiar with the matter said. WhatsApp is in advanced talks with banks and lobby organisation NPCI to add support for [...]

July 11, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on WhatsApp To Get UPI Payments Feature By Year End

Department of Education must end the billion-dollar student loan collection boondoggle

Department of Education must end the billion-dollar student loan collection boondoggle

Getty Images In the last month, the contracting process for companies vying to be one of the U.S. Department of Education’s debt collectors has spiraled into chaos. Companies that didn’t make the final cut or were fired for misleading student loan borrowers are suing the Department, and the judge overseeing the litigation has issued an [...]

May 22, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Department of Education must end the billion-dollar student loan collection boondoggle

France’s Le Pen calls for end to public education for illegal immigrants

France’s Le Pen calls for end to public education for illegal immigrants

The French far-right leader Marine Le Pen proposed Thursday that children of illegal immigrants be refused places in public school as part of tough program to restrict state services. “I’ve got nothing against foreigners, but I say to them: ‘If you come to our country, don’t expect that you will be taken care of, treated [...]

December 8, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on France’s Le Pen calls for end to public education for illegal immigrants

Rupee claws back to end at 66.89 v/s USD after 3-day slide

Rupee claws back to end at 66.89 v/s USD after 3-day slide

MUMBAI: The rupee staged a modest comeback after a three-straight day fall against the US dollar to end 3 paise higher at 66.89 on easing fears of an imminent US Fed rate hike amid softer overseas sentiment. Fresh dollar selling by banks and exporters largely helped the home currency to recover from early losses. The [...]

September 14, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Rupee claws back to end at 66.89 v/s USD after 3-day slide

The end of Nest as we know it is a sign of a new beginning for Android

The end of Nest as we know it is a sign of a new beginning for Android

Alphabet is breaking up Nest, its standalone smart-home gadgets company, and moving Nest’s software group back into Google. Nest Labs will continue to exist as a subsidiary of Google parent company Alphabet, but it will be limited to selling Nest-branded hardware, like its internet-connected thermostat. Nest’s programmers, meanwhile, will go after the real prize: Google’s [...]

August 31, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on The end of Nest as we know it is a sign of a new beginning for Android

UN seeks to end hunger with the help of latest technology

UN seeks to end hunger with the help of latest technology

From a smartphone app delivering market prices to Guatemalan farmers to online nutrition tips in rural Colombia, the push to end hunger has entered a new era with the U.N. food agency deploying the latest technology to fight it. The World Food Programme’s (WFP) new innovation hub, launched in Munich this week with the support [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on UN seeks to end hunger with the help of latest technology

UN seeks to end hunger with the help of latest technology

UN seeks to end hunger with the help of latest technology

From a smartphone app delivering market prices to Guatemalan farmers to online nutrition tips in rural Colombia, the push to end hunger has entered a new era with the U.N. food agency deploying the latest technology to fight it. The World Food Programme’s (WFP) new innovation hub, launched in Munich this week with the support [...]

July 25, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on UN seeks to end hunger with the help of latest technology

UberEats to end ‘instant’ service in NYC after one month

UberEats to end ‘instant’ service in NYC after one month

– Uber is ending the instant food delivery service portion of UberEats in New York City just a month after it began. In an email, UberEats told users in New York on Monday it will continue with its standard service, however, its instant option — pre-fixed items like sandwiches or salads in 10 minutes or [...]

April 19, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on UberEats to end ‘instant’ service in NYC after one month