Author Archives: Loknath Das

Fighting for Special Education

The confirmation of Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of Education raises questions among faculty at schools across the nation about how to organize to protect public education. For many special education teachers in particular, the threat of widespread cuts to public schools is particularly urgent. Betsy DeVos is a champion of school privatization and advocate of dismantling public education, and she Read More


Business to consumer will remain one of the fastest-growing segments

BNP Paribas Asset Management India Pvt. Ltd’s track record, post Anand Shah’s joining the fund house in 2011 has been good. But, the calendar year of 2016 exposed chinks in stock picking strategy. Shah, as the fund house’s chief investment officer (now he is also the deputy chief executive officer and oversees the fund management as well as sales), has Read More


How to Make Natural Deodorant at Home

The season of strong sun rays, tanning and sweating is almost approaching. The summer heat brings with it many skin care woes. Out of many of the skin problems we face in this season, sweating and body odour is one of the biggest concerns. Of course, having a nutritious diet and drinking lots of fluids can help reduce or completely eliminate body odour but Read More


Long-Term Use of Antibiotics Can Put You at the Risk of Cancer

Antibiotics have long been seen as a class of wonder drugs which could fight bacterial invasions and viruses and bring relief in about no time. These are essentially anti-bacterial. Over recent years there has been much debate over the rise in the consumption of antibiotics. Prolonged use has made human body resistant to its effects while others believe that bacteria, Read More


NASA’s Cassini Probe Set to End 20-Year Journey

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which was launched in 1997 and arrived at Saturn in 2004, is about to begin the final chapter of its remarkable story this month. On April 26, the spacecraft will make the first in a series of dives through the 2,400-kilometre gap between Saturn and its rings as part of the mission’s grand finale, NASA said. “No Read More


This startup is an online real estate marketplace – Zricks.com

  India is growing at a very fast pace and this inturn has lead to the unprecedented growth of our cities and towns. With more and more job opportunities being created people move into certain designated hubs for these developments. While everyone is busy building India and their careers, one thing that is common for all is that at the Read More


India, Malaysia set to sign 15 business pacts today

New Delhi: India and Malaysia are expected to sign around 15 business-to-business pacts on Monday aiming to deepen commercial linkages between Asia’s third-largest economy and its third-largest trading partner in the fast growing ASEAN or Association of Southeast Asian Nations economic grouping. The pacts are to be signed in the presence of visiting Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak in New Read More


JEE-Mains exam moderately easy but lengthy, say students

JEE aspirants outside Ramnarain Ruia College in Matunga on Sunday.(HT) Around 10 lakh students from across the country appeared for the offline Joint Entrance Examination-Mains (JEE-Mains) on Sunday and they gave a thumbs-up to the paper. Barring a couple of questions, most students and experts said the question paper pattern was similar to that of last year’s and fairly simple, Read More


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FCC to vote to reform $45 billion business data market

The Republican head of the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday proposed easing regulatory requirements in the $45 billion business data services market, a win for companies like AT&T Inc, CenturyLink Inc, Verizon Communications Inc and others. The proposal is a blow to companies like Sprint Corp and others that claim prices for business data are too high and backed a Read More


Buy Eicher Motors, Indiabulls Real Estate, Vedanta, JBF Industries; sell Tata Comm: Mitessh Thakkar

Mitessh Thakkar of miteshthacker.com is of the view that one can buy Eicher Motors, Indiabulls Real Estate, Vedanta and JBF Industries and sell Tata Communications.     Mitessh Thakkar of miteshthacker.com told CNBC-TV18, “I have more of buy calls because the stock specific basis still remains positive. I have a buy on Eicher Motors which managed to get past the Read More