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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

Russians tease Trump for canceling his G-20 meeting with Putin, blame US politics, not Ukraine

Russians tease Trump for canceling his G-20 meeting with Putin, blame US politics, not Ukraine

Mikhail Svetlov | Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) looks at U.S. President Donald Trump during the welcoming ceremony prior to the G20 Summit’s Plenary Meeting on November 30, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Senior Russian officials publicly chided U.S. President Donald Trump following his announcement on Thursday that he would no longer meet [...]

December 1, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Russians tease Trump for canceling his G-20 meeting with Putin, blame US politics, not Ukraine

Take a look around this stunning Whitley Bay art deco-style house with incredible sea views

Take a look around this stunning Whitley Bay art deco-style house with incredible sea views

This stunning detached ‘art deco’ home was built in 1937 and has incredible sea views. Located on The Links in Whitley Bay, this property has recently been renovated with a new kitchen and bathroom and has bespoke stained glass windows. On the market for £560,000, the house has four bedrooms, a large reception, hall, living [...]

October 29, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Take a look around this stunning Whitley Bay art deco-style house with incredible sea views

What house would have a bridge? This Art Deco home in Lansing, complete with river views

What house would have a bridge? This Art Deco home in Lansing, complete with river views

Among the historic homes on Moores River Drive, sits a white house that may seem out of place. But it’s not. It’s a modern home, its design firmly rooted in the Art Deco ideals of the 1920s and 1930s. It’s smooth and sleek, with vertical stripes of both singular and grouped windows. “We get strong reactions,” said owner [...]

October 27, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on What house would have a bridge? This Art Deco home in Lansing, complete with river views

Richard Branson suspends $1 billion Virgin investment talks with Saudi Arabia over missing journalist

Richard Branson suspends $1 billion Virgin investment talks with Saudi Arabia over missing journalist

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson suspended discussions with Saudia Arabia about a proposed $1 billion investment in Virgin’s space companies following allegations that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in the country’s consulate in Istanbul. “What has reportedly happened in Turkey around the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, if proved true, would clearly change the ability [...]

October 12, 2018 Loknath Das Business, News Comments Off on Richard Branson suspends $1 billion Virgin investment talks with Saudi Arabia over missing journalist

Smokers better off quitting, even with the risk of weight gain

Smokers better off quitting, even with the risk of weight gain

If you quit smoking and gain weight, it may seem like you’re trading one set of health problems for another. But a new U.S. study finds you’re still better off in the long run. Compared with smokers, even the quitters who gained the most weight had at least a 50% lower risk of dying prematurely [...]

August 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Smokers better off quitting, even with the risk of weight gain

4 easy tricks to stay on track with your fitness goals and avoid bingeing this long weekend

4 easy tricks to stay on track with your fitness goals and avoid bingeing this long weekend

We work 5 days a week and live for the weekend. And if it’s a long weekend that you spot on the horizon, the dreaded week seems to pass quickly. But weekend also brings with it oodles of lazy mornings, weekend bingeing and of course, a break from routine. But should this change in routine [...]

August 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 4 easy tricks to stay on track with your fitness goals and avoid bingeing this long weekend

Nutrichondria: An Eating Disorder Resulting From Obsession With Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Fad Diets

Nutrichondria: An Eating Disorder Resulting From Obsession With Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Fad Diets

With weight loss and fitness fast becoming obsessions around the world, a lot of people are adopting lifestyle and diets, which may appear ‘healthy’ but may actually prove to be detrimental to the physical and mental well-being. This obsession with ‘clean eating’ and dieting may well have exposed a number of eating disorders. A recent [...]

August 14, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Nutrichondria: An Eating Disorder Resulting From Obsession With Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Fad Diets

Beat Monsoons Woes With The Power Of Neem!

Beat Monsoons Woes With The Power Of Neem!

Neem has been referred to as a “wonder herb” for the many beneficial properties it possesses. It has as many as 130 different biologically-active compounds that enhance the well-being of several bodyparts such as skin, hair and blood, among others. This wonder herb is a cornerstone in preventive health remedies to achieve holistic wellness. During [...]

August 10, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Beat Monsoons Woes With The Power Of Neem!

Parenthood Is A Rollercoaster Ride, Prepare Yourself For It With Your Kids

Parenthood Is A Rollercoaster Ride, Prepare Yourself For It With Your Kids

Parenthood comes with countless surprises. Most involve bodily fluids. Like, for instance, the sudden lack of opportunities for Mom and Dad to sweat. “We both used to get up in the morning and just go exercise,” explains Amanda Holliday, a dance fitness teacher whose son was born in 2016. “That’s not happening anymore.” Even if [...]

August 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Parenthood Is A Rollercoaster Ride, Prepare Yourself For It With Your Kids

Anxiety issues can be treated with yoga and meditation, apart from medicines

Anxiety issues can be treated with yoga and meditation, apart from medicines

Turns out, biofeedback, mindfulness, yoga, and hypnosis provide a promising approach to the very common problem of anxiety in adolescents. Researchers at Wolters Kluwer Health stated that the currently recommended treatments for adolescent anxiety i.e. cognitive behavioural therapy and antidepressant medications have important limitations. Anxiety and fear are typical reactions to the academic, social, and developmental [...]

July 29, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Anxiety issues can be treated with yoga and meditation, apart from medicines

Give your home a rustic makeover with wooden frames, classic rugs

Give your home a rustic makeover with wooden frames, classic rugs

Make your home look artistic and rustic with old-looking wooden doors and window frames. Or you can bring in some copper and bronze metal objects or throw in some rugs. Vaibhav Jain, CEO, Deco Window, and Piyush Bhandari, co-founder at Jumpinggoose, share some ideas for giving your home a makeover: * Wood: Wooden pieces of art [...]

June 13, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Give your home a rustic makeover with wooden frames, classic rugs