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Trump is telling people he wants to replace Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross by the end of the year

Trump is telling people he wants to replace Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross by the end of the year

President Donald Trump is telling people he wants to replace Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross by the end of the year, according to three people familiar with the matter who are close to the president. Trump favors Linda McMahon to replace Ross in the role, said these people, who spoke on the condition of anonymity. He [...]

November 10, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Trump is telling people he wants to replace Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross by the end of the year

Atlanta’s old Regenstein’s building, home to Hooters, being renovated

Atlanta’s old Regenstein’s building, home to Hooters, being renovated

A nearly 90-year-old building on prime Atlanta real estate is poised to be brought back to life. Newer Atlantans will recognize the property as being home to downtown’s Hooters, sitting across from the Hard Rock Cafe and Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel at the intersection of Peachtree Street and Andrew Young International Boulevard. But more seasoned [...]

November 2, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Atlanta’s old Regenstein’s building, home to Hooters, being renovated

A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

In 2009, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation launched an ambitious project to improve teacher effectiveness among certain primary and secondary schools in California, Florida, Tennessee, and Pennsylvania. The goal was to reform teacher evaluations. More effective teachers, the foundation predicted, would improve student achievement, raise graduation rates, and help low-income and minority students get into college. [...]

October 9, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

A new study on the side effects of wind energy is almost begging to be misused by climate change deniers

A new study on the side effects of wind energy is almost begging to be misused by climate change deniers

Using wind power to generate the electricity the US needs could cause a surprising amount of local warming, according to a new study. But wind power would still help the world stop pumping carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, which would fight climate change and global warming. There’s concern that fossil fuel interests might misuse this idea to argue [...]

October 5, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on A new study on the side effects of wind energy is almost begging to be misused by climate change deniers

OnePlus 6T Global Launch Event to be Held in India?

OnePlus 6T Global Launch Event to be Held in India?

OnePlus 6T India launch could be same day as the global launch HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 6T will allegedly be launched in India on October 17 This could be global unveiling of the smartphone OnePlus 6T might sport a triple rear camera setup OnePlus 6T is doing the rounds on the rumour mill quite frequently these days, with [...]

September 28, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on OnePlus 6T Global Launch Event to be Held in India?

Nokia 7 Plus Android 9.0 Pie Update Delayed Due to ‘Platform Specific Certification Bugs’

Nokia 7 Plus Android 9.0 Pie Update Delayed Due to ‘Platform Specific Certification Bugs’

Earlier this month, the Nokia 7 Plus had received the Android P Developer Preview Beta 4.1 HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 7 Plus has been constantly receiving Android Pie beta updates The confirmation was made by HMD Global CPO Juho Sarvikas There is no word yet on when the update would be released Nokia 7 Plus Android 9.0 Pie software [...]

September 28, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Nokia 7 Plus Android 9.0 Pie Update Delayed Due to ‘Platform Specific Certification Bugs’

Stick to paper towels, jet-air dryers spread more germs around you

Stick to paper towels, jet-air dryers spread more germs around you

Jet-air hand dryers should not be used in hospital toilets as they spread more germs than disposable paper towels, a study warns. Published in the Journal of Hospital Infection, the study looked at bacterial spread in a real world setting — in two toilets in each of three hospitals, which were in the UK, France [...]

September 12, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Stick to paper towels, jet-air dryers spread more germs around you

SC ban on construction activity could hit real estate project timelines, lead to litigations

SC ban on construction activity could hit real estate project timelines, lead to litigations

If the stay on construction activities imposed by the Supreme Court in certain states gets extended, it could lead to real estate project delays and litigations, say realty experts. The SC imposed a stay on construction in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Chandigarh for not framing any policy on solid waste management. According to CARE [...]

September 10, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on SC ban on construction activity could hit real estate project timelines, lead to litigations

Strokes are linked to dementia, increases risk of the brain disease by 70%

Strokes are linked to dementia, increases risk of the brain disease by 70%

People who have suffered a stroke are more likely to develop dementia, a study conducted by the University of Exeter Medical School confirmed. The study involved an analysis of 3.2 million people across the world. Researchers found that the link between stroke and dementia persisted even after taking into account other dementia risk factors such as blood pressure, [...]

September 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Strokes are linked to dementia, increases risk of the brain disease by 70%

Barn doors add style, function to any room

Barn doors add style, function to any room

One way to add a little character to your home without undertaking an expensive remodel is by installing decorative and functional sliding barn doors. Not only can they be a beautiful addition to a room, they are also a wonderful solution when space is an issue because they don’t open into a room, eating up valuable floor [...]

August 31, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Barn doors add style, function to any room

Want To Live Longer? Stick To These Healthy Habits.

Want To Live Longer? Stick To These Healthy Habits.

There seems to always be a mad dash toward the next new thing when it comes to nutrition and fitness, whether it’s the latest exercise craze, super food or diet regimen. But leaping from fad to fad isn’t exactly a well-reasoned strategy for improving our health. Nor is it a way to create changes that [...]

August 28, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want To Live Longer? Stick To These Healthy Habits.

Best diet to reduce belly fat, boost heart health revealed

Best diet to reduce belly fat, boost heart health revealed

Trying hard to reduce that burgeoning waistline? Following a heart-healthy diet that is rich in fibre and low in saturated fats could be the key to weight loss and reducing belly fat, suggests a study. While dieting may help fight abdominal obesity, the ones that are popular on the internet, including intermittent fasting, high-protein diets, the “Paleo” diet, and green tea, [...]

August 27, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Best diet to reduce belly fat, boost heart health revealed