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Will scrapping on Article 370 open up real estate sector in J&K, Ladakh?

Will scrapping on Article 370 open up real estate sector in J&K, Ladakh?

Home Minister Amit Shah on August 5 proposed the scrapping of Article 370 that accords special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The Centre informed Parliament that the state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) would be bifurcated into two Union Territories (UTs) – Jammu and Kashmir would become a Union Territory (UT) with a legislature while [...]

August 6, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Will scrapping on Article 370 open up real estate sector in J&K, Ladakh?

Will real estate find enough money to come out of doldrums?

Will real estate find enough money to come out of doldrums?

There is not enough money for the industry to build residential houses. So why should you be worried as a property buyer? Unless there is institutional money available to build the towers, you may not get the houses you have booked or are planning to book. “With a plethora of new laws to protect consumers from being [...]

June 28, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Will real estate find enough money to come out of doldrums?

How Will Technology Change the Government by 2030? Federal Leaders Predict 5 Trends and Threats to Expect

How Will Technology Change the Government by 2030? Federal Leaders Predict 5 Trends and Threats to Expect

If I asked you to predict how technology would change your industry 5-10 years from now, what would you say? When it comes to predicting trends, there are a few ways to go about it — and whether you’re surveying thousands of thought-leaders or simply asking a colleague based on their domain expertise — there’s no wrong way [...]

February 26, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on How Will Technology Change the Government by 2030? Federal Leaders Predict 5 Trends and Threats to Expect

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

Five Trade-Related Issues That Will Worry Markets This Winter

Five Trade-Related Issues That Will Worry Markets This Winter

The trade war is a headwind for stocks. With fiscal stimulus expected to wear off this year, companies that are more dependent on China in their supply chain are expected to see tighter profit margins due to tariffs. Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg© 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP Welcome to 2019, the second year of the U.S.-China trade [...]

January 4, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Five Trade-Related Issues That Will Worry Markets This Winter

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

Tech is getting wrecked — three experts weigh in on whether the turmoil will continue

Tech is getting wrecked — three experts weigh in on whether the turmoil will continue

Technology is the second-worst-performing sector in the S&P 500 in the last week, with names such as Applied Materials, Nvidia, Adobeand PayPal among the group’s biggest losers in that time. Here’s what three market watchers said about tech stocks’ next move: Timothy Lesko, principal and partner at Granite Investment Advisors, said the recent downside isn’t all due to rising interest [...]

October 10, 2018 Loknath Das Business, Real Estate Comments Off on Tech is getting wrecked — three experts weigh in on whether the turmoil will continue

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

Type 2 diabetes prevention, 3 lifestyle changes that will protect you from the disease

Type 2 diabetes prevention, 3 lifestyle changes that will protect you from the disease

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease that has become very common nowadays. While lack of insulin and genetic history are among the factors that cause it, certain lifestyle habits such as poor diet, lack of exercise and high stress also contribute to an increase in blood sugarlevels. Taking a few steps towards healthy life can make a huge difference. High air pollution levels can cause [...]

July 29, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Type 2 diabetes prevention, 3 lifestyle changes that will protect you from the disease

Home remedies for cold and cough, these 6 DIY methods will cure seasonal illnesses for you

Home remedies for cold and cough, these 6 DIY methods will cure seasonal illnesses for you

Common cold can be caused by almost 200 viruses, and irrespective of the season can lead to runny nose, fever, cough and congestion for 5-7 days. It’s no surprise that we tend to fall ill during a change in season, when our body is trying to adapt to the weather and our immunity levels may be slightly low, [...]

July 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Home remedies for cold and cough, these 6 DIY methods will cure seasonal illnesses for you

Soon there will be a drug which can reduce excessive sweating

Soon there will be a drug which can reduce excessive sweating

U.S. regulators on Friday approved the first drug developed specifically to reduce excessive sweating, a common condition that can cause people anxiety and affect their social lives. The Food and Drug Administration approved Qbrexza for excessive underarm sweating and will be available in October. The drug is inside a cloth wiped over the skin daily [...]

July 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Soon there will be a drug which can reduce excessive sweating

Volvo says US-China trade war will hit the brand

Volvo says US-China trade war will hit the brand

Volvo Car Group’s billionaire owner warned of the looming trade war’s adverse effects, saying consumers and automakers such as his will be among those hurt by the dispute involving the US and China. Li Shufu, whose Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. owns the Swedish carmaker, said both Volvo and his Chinese Geely brand would be [...]

June 30, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Volvo says US-China trade war will hit the brand