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3 reasons to invest in real estate, according to a financial planner who owns 10 rental properties

3 reasons to invest in real estate, according to a financial planner who owns 10 rental properties

Making money in real estate isn’t for everyone. It takes grit, time, and most importantly, cash. According to Brent Sutherland, a certified financial planner, real-estate investing is a decidedly “non-traditional” method for building wealth, but a powerful one nonetheless, he wrote in an article published on CoachCarson.com. When he was 35, Sutherland bought his first single-family home [...]

October 19, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on 3 reasons to invest in real estate, according to a financial planner who owns 10 rental properties

I-T Conducts Searches On Real Estate Business Group In Goa

I-T Conducts Searches On Real Estate  Business Group In Goa

GOA: The Income Tax Department carried out a search operation on Thursday covering six premises of two groups involved in the sale-purchase of hotel resorts at Goa. One of the groups covered currently owns a large property at Goa on which a 5-star resort project is being built. The group is engaged primarily in Hotels & Hospitality, real [...]

October 14, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on I-T Conducts Searches On Real Estate Business Group In Goa

No plan to raise stake in Indiabulls Real Estate: Embassy

No plan to raise stake in Indiabulls Real Estate: Embassy

New Delhi: Bengaluru-based Embassy group has no immediate plans to increase its stake in Indiabulls Real Estate Ltd from the current nearly 14 per cent, the company’s CMD Jitu Virwani said. “There is no plan right now,” Virwani told PTI when asked about the company’s plan to raise stake in Indiabulls Real Estate. The company would remain [...]

October 11, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on No plan to raise stake in Indiabulls Real Estate: Embassy

Now, small is better and beautiful in real estate

Now, small is better and beautiful in real estate

Realtors are now depending on ‘properly utilization of space’ to come up with units that will appeal to the buyers. Real estate is coming back on track, thanks to the multiple policy decisions taken by the government recently. The sector seems to have left the tougher times behind and is all geared up for the [...]

September 30, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Now, small is better and beautiful in real estate

In Latin America, the business of trolling threatens Twitter’s disruptive power

In Latin America, the business of trolling threatens Twitter’s disruptive power

In 2012, the emblematic podcast This American Life did a special on politics in Afghanistan. They noted that in order to be a politician in Afghanistan, one needs to command a personal armed militia. That’s how politics is practiced in a fragmented country with a long history of violence, and without a stable, credible centralized authority. In [...]

September 25, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on In Latin America, the business of trolling threatens Twitter’s disruptive power

Zephyr Real Estate Agents Organize Picnic in the Park for Greenbrae

Zephyr Real Estate Agents Organize Picnic in the Park for Greenbrae

SAN FRANCISCO (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zephyr Real Estate’s civic-minded agents once again step up to give back to their community. Last Saturday. Andrew Roth, Greg Ulin and Holly Welch helped organize the annual Greenbrae Picnic in the Park. The lead sponsors of the event were the Greenbrae Property Owners Association and Zephyr Real Estate. Open to [...]

September 22, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Zephyr Real Estate Agents Organize Picnic in the Park for Greenbrae

WHO calls for urgent action to reduce patient harm in healthcare

WHO calls for urgent action to reduce patient harm in healthcare

Millions of patients are harmed each year due to unsafe health care worldwide resulting in 2.6 million deaths annually in low-and middle-income countries alone.  Most of these deaths are avoidable. The personal, social and economic impact of patient harm leads to losses of trillions of US dollars worldwide. The World Health Organization is focusing global [...]

September 15, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on WHO calls for urgent action to reduce patient harm in healthcare

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

Motilal Oswal Real Estate rakes in over Rs 525 crore via seven exits

Motilal Oswal Real Estate rakes in over Rs 525 crore via seven exits

Motilal Oswal Real Estate, the real estate private equity arm of Motilal Oswal Group, has made over Rs 525 crore of exits across seven investments through its India Realty Excellence Fund II and India Realty Excellence Fund III. These exits have been made in projects of developers such as Casagrand Builders in Chennai, ATS Group in NCR, ShriramProperties [...]

August 28, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Motilal Oswal Real Estate rakes in over Rs 525 crore via seven exits

A ‘vacuum’ in education: We need to teach kids, not just hold exams

A ‘vacuum’ in education: We need to teach kids, not just hold exams

The intention is to guide teachers as well as students through the entire syllabus without leaving any gaps in the teaching-learning process. (Photo: Representational image) India does not have a system of education,” proclaimed Prof. Krishna Kumar in his recent talk on “Teaching the Indian Constitution” at a conference in Kolkata. “We have a system [...]

August 13, 2019 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on A ‘vacuum’ in education: We need to teach kids, not just hold exams

Will scrapping on Article 370 open up real estate sector in J&K, Ladakh?

Will scrapping on Article 370 open up real estate sector in J&K, Ladakh?

Home Minister Amit Shah on August 5 proposed the scrapping of Article 370 that accords special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The Centre informed Parliament that the state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) would be bifurcated into two Union Territories (UTs) – Jammu and Kashmir would become a Union Territory (UT) with a legislature while [...]

August 6, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Will scrapping on Article 370 open up real estate sector in J&K, Ladakh?

MHRD picks holes in J&K’s education Deptartment

MHRD picks holes in J&K’s education Deptartment

Exposing the poor state of affairs in the J&K’s school education sector, the ministry of human resource development (MHRD) has painted a grim picture in terms of retention rate of students as well as availability of teachers. The ministry has prepared a 290-page document after holding project approval board (PAB) meeting to review and approve [...]

July 29, 2019 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on MHRD picks holes in J&K’s education Deptartment