Author Archives: Loknath Das

Women’s Health: Obesity Shouldn’t be Left Ignored, it’s Not Just Weight Gain

Highlights Obesity refers to having too much fat in one’s body People are obese when their body mass index is more than 30 kg/m2 Women develop this medical condition due to several reasons Obesity refers to having too much fat in one’s body. But it isn’t the same as being over-weight. An over-weight person weighs more than he is supposed Read More


Assam AHSEC HSSLC 12th Class Result 2017 To Be Declared Today At Resultsassam.nic.in

Assam AHSEC HSSLC 12th Class Result 2017 To Be Declared Tomorrow At Resultsassam.nic.in NEW DELHI:  Ending the anxiety among the students about the results, the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) will declare the AHSEC HSSLC 12th class Result 2017 on 30 May at 10 am. The results will be available at the official website, resultsassam.nic.in. AHSEC conducted the Class Read More


This Millennial Created A $1M, Ultra-Lean Business While Traveling Abroad

Imagine running a business that would allow you to travel the world and still bring in more than $1 million in annual revenue. That’s what Anton Kraly, 32, pulled off. After graduating from college in 2006, Kraly spent $25,000 to buy a delivery route to sell cookies in Merrick, N.Y., a Long Island community. “I would basically drive on the Read More


Technology in schools: Too much of a good thing?

Technology can help students, but we must take a thoughtful approach. Elaine Thompson AP Recently my school’s counseling department organized a showing of the documentary Screenagers to all 450 of our middle school students. The film explores the negative impacts of children spending more and more time staring at the screen of a phone or computer, playing video games for Read More


Former anchor Lily Jang returns to TV with real estate segment on KPRC-TV

Lily Jang joined KHOU-TV in February 2012 as the weekday morning anchor. Previously, Jang was a morning news anchor and reporter for Seattle’s KCPQ-TV. In late 2016, she announced she was leaving the station. Then, in 2017, she announced she was becoming a real-estate agent and would be hosting a real-estate segment on KPRC-TV. Despite being shuffled off KHOU-TV, Lily Jang Read More


BA aims to resume most UK flights after IT failure

British Airways says it is aiming to run a “near normal schedule” at Gatwick and the “majority of services” from Heathrow on Sunday after a “major” IT failure saw all flights cancelled. Serious problems with BA’s systems led to thousands of passengers having their plans disrupted on Saturday. Passengers described “chaotic” scenes at the airports, with some criticising BA for Read More


Tried and Tasted: Bengal’s best delicacies are waiting for you

A revolution knocks on the door – and it comes with a fork and knife. The world of food is more exciting than ever before. New restaurants are coming up offering novel cuisines or digging out old ones. Chefs are looking at unusual ingredients and dramatic ways of presenting food. Meanwhile, some wizened old experts continue to wield magic with Read More


Learning from zoos – how our environment can influence our health

We are told that we are a nation of couch potatoes, lacking the will and the strength to turn around the obesity tanker. We all need a little help in our quest for a healthier life, and design can play a crucial part. If we designed our towns, cities, homes and workplaces more like animal experts design zoos, we could Read More


The Best Health Tech 2017: Gadgets That Make You Fit And Healthy (Updated)

The ubiquity of fitness-tracking technology in recent years has meant people are generally becoming more conscious about their health. Increasing mainstream availability of sensors on wearables such as smartwatches – that are able to give us better feedback about what’s happening in our bodies – means more of us are discovering insights into our health and looking at how we can Read More


The 5 rules of success for highly effective lifestyle gurus

How exactly did Amanda Chantal Bacon snag her piece of the $3.72 trillion wellness industry? She followed the well-worn formula of the wellness guru.Photo by Randy Shropshire/Getty Images for Girlboss, Inc. Los Angeles–based wellness guru Amanda Chantal Bacon has made a fortune selling … herbal dust. That’s the big takeaway from a masterful New York Times magazine profile of Bacon, Read More