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AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Read about the 18 finalists and choose your favorites to win each category

AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Read about the 18 finalists and choose your favorites to win each category

More than 1,300 businesses nominated themselves for Amazon’s Small Business of the Year awards, and these finalists are eligible for a prize package worth an estimated $80,000. The perks include dedicated account management, advertising and promotion assistance, and a visit to the Seattle HQ. Voting is live until midnight (PST) on November 8, so read [...]

November 10, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Read about the 18 finalists and choose your favorites to win each category

US-based real estate firm Compass to hire 200 people for Hyderabad tech hub

US-based real estate firm Compass to hire 200 people for Hyderabad tech hub

US-based real estate technology company Compass on Tuesday announced plans for a new technology hub in Hyderabad with a strength of 200 engineering, product and design professionals. To be located in Hyderabad’s Hitec City, the new Compass tech hub will focus heavily on mobile applications. Compass said Jaideep Ganguly will lead the Hitec City operation [...]

November 6, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on US-based real estate firm Compass to hire 200 people for Hyderabad tech hub

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

Simple steps to create Facebook Business Page

Simple steps to create Facebook Business Page

In order to create a Facebook Business Page, you simply need to log into your personal Facebook account. Facebook gives a free opportunity to people to enhance their brand awareness through the medium of social media. In a way, a Facebook Business page helps to generate sales as it allows to connect with people. In [...]

October 12, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Simple steps to create Facebook Business Page

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

Edelweiss to strengthen retail credit business through co-lending pact with 4 PSU banks

Edelweiss to strengthen retail credit business through co-lending pact with 4 PSU banks

Edelweiss Financial Services looks to strengthen business in retail credit segment through co-lending pacts with State Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, Central Bank of India and Punjab National Bank. Edelweiss said the LP-GP (Limited Partners-General Partners) model, where NBFCs partner with capital providers like banks, global and domestic institutional investors will help the sector [...]

October 9, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Edelweiss to strengthen retail credit business through co-lending pact with 4 PSU banks

How to Start a Multimillion-Dollar Amazon Business With Less Than $2,000

How to Start a Multimillion-Dollar Amazon Business With Less Than $2,000

This isn’t a popular opinion, but entrepreneurship is a terrible idea. While it’s great for society that so many people are innovating, taking massive risks and working 18-hour days is rarely in the individual’s best interest. Yes, the potential payout is huge, but the odds of success are low. At the same time, it’s increasingly [...]

October 4, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on How to Start a Multimillion-Dollar Amazon Business With Less Than $2,000

Realtors’ rising cash-crunch poses more risks to banks

Realtors’ rising cash-crunch poses more risks to banks

Default by real estate-focused non-banking financier Altico Capital indicates the rising cash crunch with the developers, which is credit negative for banks given their exposure to the realty sector, warns a report. Poor liquidity had last week forced Altico Capital to default on an under-Rs 20-crore scheduled interest payment on an ECB loan from Masherq Bank of the UAE. [...]

September 20, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Realtors’ rising cash-crunch poses more risks to banks

Real Estate: Housing fund to provide equity, debt support to stuck projects

Real Estate: Housing fund to provide equity, debt support to stuck projects

The fund will be professionally managed by experts who will examine the projects that can get funding. The government will set up the Rs 20,000 crore fund to provide last mile funding to the stuck housing projects on the lines of the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF). The fund will be professionally managed by [...]

September 17, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real Estate: Housing fund to provide equity, debt support to stuck projects

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

How Technology Is Being Used By Students To Cheat On Tests

How Technology Is Being Used By Students To Cheat On Tests

Chinese exam officials have taken to monitoring examination rooms as part of their efforts to crack down on cheating in tests in China. (Photo by Visual China Group via Getty Images/Visual China Group via Getty Images) VISUAL CHINA GROUP VIA GETTY IMAGES Technology is defined by two primary characteristics: its ability to enhance particular human [...]

September 13, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on How Technology Is Being Used By Students To Cheat On Tests

Government urged to renew ‘do no harm’ pledge on public health

Government urged to renew ‘do no harm’ pledge on public health

 A letter signed by 29 health groups expresses concern that a no-deal Brexit with impact public health standards. Photograph: Alamy The country’s leading health organisations, including those representing doctors, nurses, surgeons and mental health charities, have called on the government to confirm it will abide by its duty to “do no harm” to public health [...]

September 4, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Government urged to renew ‘do no harm’ pledge on public health