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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

General elections – the real estate connection

General elections – the real estate connection

During any impending general elections, real estate stakeholders conjecture exhaustively about the likely impact on the real estate market. Conventionally, the period between the announcement of the election date till the final result day is a period marked by caution and hesitancy in the overall real estate market. While investors generally refrain from making market [...]

February 19, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on General elections – the real estate connection

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

Unfreezing the Business

Unfreezing the Business

In an attempt to draw business leaders, investors, industry captains, agriculturalists and economists from all over India, a two day Davos type economic conclave will be held at skiing resort Gulmarg on 27 February 2019. It would be one of the most prominent events of the year. Like World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meets, first [...]

February 17, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Unfreezing the Business

An Ode to All the Dreamers Who Became Doers with Technology

An Ode to All the Dreamers Who Became Doers with Technology

We live in an age where technology has completely transformed the way traditional businesses operate. But what one needs to keep in mind is that technology doesn’t just make life simpler by solving complex issues; it is not always about inventing new things. The magic unfolds when one does new and exciting things to what [...]

February 13, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on An Ode to All the Dreamers Who Became Doers with Technology

The Nine Things No One Tells You About Starting A Business

The Nine Things No One Tells You About Starting A Business

If you dream of starting your own business, there are plenty of resources. Coaches, books and websites detail specific steps you should take or rules you should follow. But to be successful, you have to break the rules. You must be unapologetic about who you are and dare to be different. Here’s my advice for [...]

February 6, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on The Nine Things No One Tells You About Starting A Business

Real Estate May Add 13% to India’s GDP by 2025. Here are the Hurdles that Lie Ahead

Real Estate May Add 13% to India’s GDP by 2025. Here are the Hurdles that Lie Ahead

The Indian real estate sector is expected to contribute 13 percent to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2025, according to the ‘Indian Real Estate and Construction: Consolidating for growth’ report by National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO) and Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA). In 2017, the realty sector contributed about 6-7 percent [...]

February 5, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real Estate May Add 13% to India’s GDP by 2025. Here are the Hurdles that Lie Ahead

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

Technology at the helm

Technology at the helm

Fulgar’s design for the Mars Ravelo Museum To say that technology has made an impact on our lives is an understatement. From how we go about our daily personal activities, interact with others, to how we perform tasks at work, technology has significantly changed the way we do things. One field that benefited from technology [...]

February 2, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Technology at the helm

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

Cover your whole home in Wi-Fi with the TP-Link Deco M5 system at nearly $45 off

Cover your whole home in Wi-Fi with the TP-Link Deco M5 system at nearly $45 off

he TP-Link 3-pack Deco M5 mesh networking system drops to $156.90 at Amazon when you clip the $20 coupon on its product page. The system has been selling for under $200 recently but was selling for as much as $230 last year. Today’s deal marks its second best price ever there. A single Deco M5 device is $95 on [...]

January 22, 2019 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Cover your whole home in Wi-Fi with the TP-Link Deco M5 system at nearly $45 off

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