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Technology for workplaces that work: Humanyze’s Ben Waber

Technology for workplaces that work: Humanyze’s Ben Waber

Do open offices foster more collaboration, or just more frustration? Should managers encourage employees to telecommute, or is a scattered workforce less cohesive? The conventional wisdom on these issues swings like a pendulum, and for managers the only constant seems to be anxiety that they’re not getting it right. But new technology may offer some [...]

January 25, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Technology for workplaces that work: Humanyze’s Ben Waber

Budget 2019: Real estate industry expects better affordability for buyers and reduced costs for developers

Budget 2019: Real estate industry expects better affordability for buyers and reduced costs for developers

From the upcoming interim budget, real estate sector stakeholders will be looking forward to measures that will boost demand and lower costs for developers. Expansion of the income tax deductions available to home buyers can incentivize first time buyers and support demand growth. The deduction available on interest paid on loans taken for acquisition of [...]

January 16, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Budget 2019: Real estate industry expects better affordability for buyers and reduced costs for developers

Indian woman slams US pub for Hindu gods on toilet walls. This is the response she got

Indian woman slams US pub for Hindu gods on toilet walls. This is the response she got

ime and again we have seen Hindu gods appearing in the most unimaginable of places. In the West, there have been incidents of Ganesha appearing on toilet seats and the face of Ram on shoes. But what Indian-American Ohio girl Ankita Mishra witnessed a few weeks ago at a pub in New York probably beats [...]

December 18, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Indian woman slams US pub for Hindu gods on toilet walls. This is the response she got

Cramer’s game plan: Between the Fed, China and Apple, get ready for more volatility

Cramer’s game plan: Between the Fed, China and Apple, get ready for more volatility

Between Fed, China and Apple, get ready for more volatility   7:09 PM ET Fri, 7 Dec 2018 | 00:59 Investors should prepare themselves for more stock market swings as a host of “difficult crosscurrents” weigh on equities, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday as stocks traded lower. “Now that the S&P 500 has gone negative for [...]

December 9, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Cramer’s game plan: Between the Fed, China and Apple, get ready for more volatility

Listed cos account for less than one-third of corporate tax in FY18: Report

Listed cos account for less than one-third of corporate tax in FY18: Report

Listed companies accounted for a little less than a third of the corporate tax in FY18, down from nearly 40 percent in FY17 and 49 percent a decade ago, Business Standard reported. India’s top companies listed in BSE500, BSE Mid-cap or BSE Small-cap index paid Rs 1.88 lakh crore in direct taxes in FY18, against total [...]

December 4, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Listed cos account for less than one-third of corporate tax in FY18: Report

Russians tease Trump for canceling his G-20 meeting with Putin, blame US politics, not Ukraine

Russians tease Trump for canceling his G-20 meeting with Putin, blame US politics, not Ukraine

Mikhail Svetlov | Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) looks at U.S. President Donald Trump during the welcoming ceremony prior to the G20 Summit’s Plenary Meeting on November 30, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Senior Russian officials publicly chided U.S. President Donald Trump following his announcement on Thursday that he would no longer meet [...]

December 1, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Russians tease Trump for canceling his G-20 meeting with Putin, blame US politics, not Ukraine

Real estate transfers for Nov. 11, 2018

Real estate transfers for Nov. 11, 2018

DNCS Investements LLC to Saylor, Stephen E. and Carol H. Saylor, 0 West Ave, S.W. and 2141 and 2221 Patterson Ave. S.W. Roanoke VA 24016, $400,000 10/23/2018. Keep up with the latest business news with our email newsletter SUBSCRIBE TODAY DPC Inc. to 2XJAC Properties LLC, 639 and 647 Day Ave. S.W., 902 and 912 [...]

November 11, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real estate transfers for Nov. 11, 2018

Eat all your meals within 10 hours for weight loss and good health

Eat all your meals within 10 hours for weight loss and good health

Following a simple lifestyle, such as eating all food within 10 hours, can restore balance, help to lose weight, stave off metabolic disease and maintain health, suggests a study led by one of an Indian-origin. The study, conducted over mice, suggests that the health problems associated with disruptions to animals’ 24-hour rhythms of activity and [...]

September 14, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Eat all your meals within 10 hours for weight loss and good health

Sitting for too long, here’s what happens when you don’t move often

Sitting for too long, here’s what happens when you don’t move often

Did you know prolonged sedentary time could lead to health risks? Sitting for too many hours per day or sitting without a break is known to harm your body, a new study reveals. While the evidence on the adverse effects of prolonged sedentary time continues to increase, further studies are needed to determine the most [...]

September 14, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Sitting for too long, here’s what happens when you don’t move often

New Delhi: Two real estate firm officials held for fraud

New Delhi: Two real estate firm officials held for fraud

The EOW had registered a case on April 17 under IPC sections 409 and 420. The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) has arrested two officials of a real estate group on allegations of taking Rs 30 lakh from an investor and not repaying returns for the same. Additional Commissioner of Police (EOW) Suvasish Choudhary identified the [...]

September 10, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on New Delhi: Two real estate firm officials held for fraud

Genetic mutations could be responsible for driving tumour formation

Genetic mutations could be responsible for driving tumour formation

A new study has found that genetic mutations in the form of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) may drive tumour formation by blurring cells’ perception of key growth signals. The study, conducted at the University of California, has important implications for understanding and ultimately targeting the defective mechanisms underlying many human cancers. Healthy cells rely [...]

September 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Genetic mutations could be responsible for driving tumour formation

High bad cholesterol increases risk of death even for healthy people

High bad cholesterol increases risk of death even for healthy people

People who are young and healthy may still be vulnerable to the risk of premature death from cardiovascular disease if they have higher levels of bad cholesterol, according to a new research. Bad cholesterol, or LDL, contributes to clogged arteries which increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The findings showed that compared with participants who had LDL [...]

August 24, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on High bad cholesterol increases risk of death even for healthy people