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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 He also rescinded dozens of [...]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

East Texas is home to art deco treasures that rose from oil riches

East Texas is home to art deco treasures that rose from oil riches

The 1930s was the boom decade of East Texas. On Oct. 3, 1930, the Daisy Bradford 3 oil well near Kilgore came in as a gusher and marked the discovery of the largest oilfield in the United States. Oil wells were drilled as fast as possible and many landowners went from rags to riches. The [...]

January 15, 2019 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on East Texas is home to art deco treasures that rose from oil riches

Money New real estate trends expected to emerge in 2019

Money New real estate trends expected to emerge in 2019

New Delhi: For potential homebuyers, the year 2019 is not expected to be any different from the last few years. Prices are likely to remain stagnant and developers will continue to focus on clearing existing inventory rather than launching new projects as they continue to grapple with regulatory changes like Real estate (regulation and development) Act, [...]

January 7, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Money New real estate trends expected to emerge in 2019

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

India Today-Axis My India exit poll: Congress to lose last Northeast bastion

India Today-Axis My India exit poll: Congress to lose last Northeast bastion

Mizoram, the last Congress bastion in Northeast, is all set for a change in government according to India Today-Axis My India exit poll projections. The Mizo National Front (MNF), a constituent of the National Democratic Alliance at the Centre, is likely to win between 16-22 seats, giving it a simple majority to form government in [...]

December 24, 2018 Loknath Das News Comments Off on India Today-Axis My India exit poll: Congress to lose last Northeast bastion

Where To Go Next: 14 Best Places To Travel In The US In 2019

Where To Go Next: 14 Best Places To Travel In The US In 2019

Travel show host and blogger Sarah Funk in Fort Lauderdale, one of the best places to go in 2019.Photo courtesy of Sarah Funk/Instagram @sarahfunky Thinking about your New Year’s resolutions? Why not resolve to see more of the United States? I tapped into 14 of the most plugged-in travel experts and influencers to find out the [...]

December 19, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Where To Go Next: 14 Best Places To Travel In The US In 2019

Barbara Corcoran: The key to making a fortune in real estate is finding the next hot neighborhood—here’s how

Barbara Corcoran: The key to making a fortune in real estate is finding the next hot neighborhood—here’s how

The key to making a fortune in real estate, says Barbara Corcoran, who sold her real estate empire, The Corcoran Group, for an astounding $66 million in 2001, “is to always buy in the up-and-coming areas.” You’ll get in at a lower price and, if you make a smart bet, you’ll see “tremendous appreciation,” she [...]

December 16, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Barbara Corcoran: The key to making a fortune in real estate is finding the next hot neighborhood—here’s how

Walmart to acquire home decor site Art.com, further extending its e-commerce push

Walmart to acquire home decor site Art.com, further extending its e-commerce push

Source: Art.com Walmart plans to buy Art.com, adding another digital brand to its portfolio and bolstering its home decor business. The retailer has been building a collection of e-commerce companies in categories ranging from clothing to lingerie since its roughly $3 billion acquisition of Jet.com in 2016. Those brands now include ModCloth, Moosejaw, Bonobos, Eloquii [...]

December 14, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Walmart to acquire home decor site Art.com, further extending its e-commerce push

Canopy Growth still best way to play Canadian cannabis even with Cronos-Altria deal: Cramer

Canopy Growth still best way to play Canadian cannabis even with Cronos-Altria deal: Cramer

Canopy Growth best way to play Canadian cannabis   8 Hours Ago | 01:10 Tobacco giant Altria Group’s investment in cannabis company Cronos Group may have been a smart move for the cigarette maker, but Canopy Growth Corp. remains the best investment in the cannabis space, says CNBC’s Jim Cramer. “Even with Altria investing in Cronos, [...]

December 12, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Canopy Growth still best way to play Canadian cannabis even with Cronos-Altria deal: Cramer

Walmart CEO worries what consumers will have to pay if trade war escalates

Walmart CEO worries what consumers will have to pay if trade war escalates

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon on the future of the retail industry   12 Hours Ago | 08:36 Walmart is doing its best to keep prices unaffected by the U.S.-China trade war, but if things escalate it could be a different story, CEO Doug McMillon said Thursday. “We worry about next spring, next summer, next fall what [...]

December 7, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Walmart CEO worries what consumers will have to pay if trade war escalates

Ford and Walmart collaborate to design automated-vehicle delivery

Ford and Walmart collaborate to design automated-vehicle delivery

Ford Motor, Walmart, and delivery service Postmates will collaborate to design a service for delivering groceries and other goods to Walmart customers that could someday use autonomous vehicles, the companies said on Wednesday. The project is the latest to grow out of Ford’s broader effort to develop businesses that could use automated delivery vehicles. Ford [...]

December 5, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Ford and Walmart collaborate to design automated-vehicle delivery

United inks deal with Avianca, Copa to expand footprint in Latin America

United inks deal with Avianca, Copa to expand footprint in Latin America

Nicolo Filippo | Bloomberg | Getty Images An airplane sits at the Avianca Holdings SA Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Aeronautical Center in Rionegro, Colombia on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. Avianca Holdings SA reported a net income of $36.1 million USD in the third quarter despite a pilot strike that lasted for almost two months. [...]

December 2, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on United inks deal with Avianca, Copa to expand footprint in Latin America