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The influx of technology and its impact on education in Indian society

The influx of technology and its impact on education in Indian society

The Influx of technology and Its impact on education in Indian Society If we need an appointment, we use an app on our mobile phones. If we need any house repairs, we book an electrician, a carpenter, a plumber, online. If we are hungry, we call for food using an app-based food delivery service. Technology [...]

July 12, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on The influx of technology and its impact on education in Indian society

Over 50 per cent builders exit top real estate markets due to entry of large players in nine Indian cities

Over 50 per cent builders exit top real estate markets due to entry of large players in nine Indian cities

A long-drawn sales slowdown coupled with the entry of large players has forced over 50 per cent of developers to exit the realty market in top nine Indian cities, with the number of operating developers going down from 3,538 in 2011-12 to just 1,745 in 2017-18. Experts hint that there could be more churn in [...]

July 9, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Over 50 per cent builders exit top real estate markets due to entry of large players in nine Indian cities

Modi 2.0―A stable government likely to further boost Indian real estate

Modi 2.0―A stable government likely to further boost Indian real estate

The Modi Government in its first term is credited for bringing some landmark steps to vitalise and boost the Indian real estate industry. Real Estate [Regulation and Development] Act (RERA), demonetisation, real estate investment trust (REIT) and GST have been instrumental in bringing the industry towards more organisation, transparency and structure. The government has also [...]

May 26, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Modi 2.0―A stable government likely to further boost Indian real estate

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

Poha for weight loss, dieticians on why it’s the healthiest Indian breakfast

Poha for weight loss, dieticians on why it’s the healthiest Indian breakfast

Poha is a popular Indian breakfast made with beaten rice which has variations in different parts of the country. In Uttar Pradesh and some parts of Rajasthan, poha is served topped with bhujia and some jalebis on the side. In Maharashtra, potatoes are added to poha along with green chutney and sev on top. You [...]

June 4, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Poha for weight loss, dieticians on why it’s the healthiest Indian breakfast

With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

Autonomous cars, or self-driving cars as they are popularly called, are no longer a subject of fiction. Global companies such as Uber, Tesla and Google have made giant strides towards developing efficient self-driving vehicles. The general notion is that self-driving cars are first-world technology. For India, these cars may be a few years away, but [...]

November 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

Carnage in Indian IT: Wipro, Infosys, Tech Mahindra, Cognizant slash jobs

Carnage in Indian IT: Wipro, Infosys, Tech Mahindra, Cognizant slash jobs

  Once India’s global claim to fame, the country’s information technology (IT) sector is seeing a spate of layoffs by IT majors like Tech Mahindra, Wipro, Infosys and Cognizant.   The churn in the IT sector — which is moving towards increasing automation, use of artificial intelligence and is beset by tightening visa regulations — [...]

May 11, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Carnage in Indian IT: Wipro, Infosys, Tech Mahindra, Cognizant slash jobs

3 Indian journalists to get International Health Media Fellowship

3 Indian journalists to get International Health Media Fellowship

Three Indian journalists – Dinesh C Sharma (middle), Vidya Krishnan (left) and Nabeela Khan – have been selected this year for the International Health Media Fellowships awarded by the Australian high commission and DataLEADS. Three Indian journalists – Dinesh C Sharma, Vidya Krishnan and Nabeela Khan – have been selected this year for the International [...]

May 5, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on 3 Indian journalists to get International Health Media Fellowship

Indian real estate gets a measly 1% share of global capital inflows

Indian real estate gets a measly 1% share of global capital inflows

It makes for a telling revelation that considering the 11,500 developers under the CREDAI (Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Associations of India) umbrella, the number of developers who have consistently delivered projects across all three phases of the Indian residential real estate cycle over a 11-year period, stands at a measly 124. As per sold [...]

February 3, 2017 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Indian real estate gets a measly 1% share of global capital inflows

Indian business fliers’ bills touched US$29.6 billion in 2015: Report

Indian business fliers’ bills touched US$29.6 billion in 2015: Report

Business fliers in India drew a travel bill of US$29.6 billion (Rs2,01,909 crore) in 2015, making it among the world’s top 10 countries in spending on business travel, said a white paper released in Mumbai on Wednesday. While China topped the list followed by the US, Germany, Japan and the UK, India stood tenth, the [...]

January 20, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Indian business fliers’ bills touched US$29.6 billion in 2015: Report

French and Indian space agencies sign a technology partnership agreement

French and Indian space agencies sign a technology partnership agreement

The French and Indian space agencies have signed a technology partnership agreement. The deal between the French space agency CNES and Indian space agency ISRO covers work on launch technology, including how to streamline mission costs. A separate deal between CNES and TeamIndus, a competitor in the Google Lunar X Prize, will equip the Indian [...]

January 10, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on French and Indian space agencies sign a technology partnership agreement

Israel emerging as new hub of int’l education for Indian students

Israel emerging as new hub of int’l education for Indian students

With Israeli President Reuven Rivlin visiting India on Monday, promoting education ties between the two countries will be one of the top agendas of discussion. Around fifteen MoUs are going to be signed between Indian and Israeli universities in the field of research and promoting exchange of faculty between the two countries. The MoUs that [...]

November 14, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Israel emerging as new hub of int’l education for Indian students