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A change of mindset will realise the benefits of technology

A change of mindset will realise the benefits of technology

With the rapid development of new technology and the advent of the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ which is disrupting traditional processes and the way we live and work, data is becoming a hot commodity. The challenge lies not in obtaining the data, but how to use it to its maximum potential to add real value to [...]

February 22, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on A change of mindset will realise the benefits of technology

Editorial: Art Deco week celebrates a movement, and honours the legacy of earthquake victims

Editorial: Art Deco week celebrates a movement, and honours the legacy of earthquake victims

The enthusiasm with which Napier and participants embraces the annual Art Deco Festival has to be seen to be, perhaps not believed, but appreciated. As someone who has heard about it, experiencing aspects of the Art Deco week has brought home to me its uniqueness. Which really, is only a reflection of how unique the [...]

February 18, 2019 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Editorial: Art Deco week celebrates a movement, and honours the legacy of earthquake victims

Qatar’s real estate market faces reality check ahead of World Cup

Qatar’s real estate market faces reality check ahead of World Cup

The office tower, now a familiar part of the capital’s high-rise skyline, has run foul of what real estate brokers, bankers and analysts say is an oversupplied Qatar property market ahead of the 2022 World Cup that mirrors a real estate downturn in the wider Gulf region after a drop in oil prices. Qatar has [...]

February 15, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Qatar’s real estate market faces reality check ahead of World Cup

Home of the Month: Goodbye, Tuscan—Hello, Modern Art Deco

Home of the Month: Goodbye, Tuscan—Hello, Modern Art Deco

When the elevator doors open to this 25th-floor penthouse on Marco Island, it’s safe to say you’ve officially arrived. As one-third of the top floor of the tallest building on Marco, this just-under-10,000-square-foot abode was recently renovated by its owners, Patti and Mike Hennessy of New Jersey, utilizing the talents of designers Charlie Hansen and [...]

February 4, 2019 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Home of the Month: Goodbye, Tuscan—Hello, Modern Art Deco

Opinion | The viability of income sharing in education finance

Opinion | The viability of income sharing in education finance

Avinash M Tripathi Strap In an income-sharing model, students do not have to pay any upfront enrollment or tuition fee, but will share a certain percentage of their annual income for a specified period. Increasing college tuition fee has pushed higher education out of reach, even for the middle class, not to speak of those at bottom [...]

January 23, 2019 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Opinion | The viability of income sharing in education finance

DeSantis Rejects Parkland Father’s Appointment To Board of Education

DeSantis Rejects Parkland Father’s Appointment To Board of Education

This week’s Florida Board of Education meeting might be the first and last for Andrew Pollack, the father of a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting victim. On Friday, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis rejected his predecessor’s decision to appoint Pollack to the board that oversees schools and community colleges statewide. He also rescinded dozens of [...]

January 19, 2019 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on DeSantis Rejects Parkland Father’s Appointment To Board of Education

Vitamin D supplements reduces risk of lung attacks – Details here

Vitamin D supplements reduces risk of lung attacks – Details here

London: Vitamin D supplements can reduce the risk of potentially fatal lung attacks in some patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), suggests a new study. COPD is a group of lung diseases including emphysema and chronic bronchitis that causes airflow blockage, making it harder to breathe. The study showed that the oral use of vitamin D supplements [...]

January 11, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Vitamin D supplements reduces risk of lung attacks – Details here

Character living with a touch of Art Deco

Character living with a touch of Art Deco

HELD in the one family for more than 57 years, an art-deco home in Hawthorne is ready for its next chapter. You will find it at 88 Monmouth Rd. 88 Monmouth Rd, HawthornSource:Supplied Set on a 733sqm block, the 1940s home is surrounded by established gardens while inside, the property impresses with its lofty ceilings, jarrah [...]

January 11, 2019 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Character living with a touch of Art Deco

Art Deco style in the heart of Victor Harbor

Art Deco style in the heart of Victor Harbor

If you consider yourself an Art Deco fan, this Victor Harbor property might just be the one for you. The circa 1940s character home, at 19 Hill St, has been lovingly renovated to balance modern comforts with quirky Art Deco finishes. Property vendor Alisha Welsh said the property was renovated by the previous owners, who were [...]

January 9, 2019 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Art Deco style in the heart of Victor Harbor

Blue Apron shares bounce back to over $1, lowering its risk of getting delisted

Blue Apron shares bounce back to over $1, lowering its risk of getting delisted

Lucas Jackson | Reuters Blue Apron CEO Matthew B. Salzberg, center, celebrates with co-founders Ilia Papas, second from right, and Matt Wadiak during the company’s IPO on the New York Stock Exchange in New York, June 29, 2017. Blue Apron bounced back to over a dollar per share Friday as the stock skyrocketed for a [...]

December 30, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Blue Apron shares bounce back to over $1, lowering its risk of getting delisted

Pune tops Ease of Living Index 2018, Delhi ranks 65: Check 10 most liveable cities of India

Pune tops Ease of Living Index 2018, Delhi ranks 65: Check 10 most liveable cities of India

Pune has emerged as the easiest city to live in India according to the Ease of Living Index 2018 released by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs today. About the Ease of Living Index The survey is a first-of-its-kind inaugural one started this year by the govt. It surveyed a total of 111 cities [...]

December 15, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Pune tops Ease of Living Index 2018, Delhi ranks 65: Check 10 most liveable cities of India

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