Author Archives: Loknath Das

Shapoorji Pallonji Real Estate plans to enter warehousing segment

Looking to further diversify its portfolio and tap the growing warehousing sector, Shapoorji Pallonji Real Estate plans to enter the segment and is in talks for strategic partnerships, a top company official has said. The company is in the process of identifying locations to develop grade A warehousing stock across the country, Shapoorji Pallonji CEO Venkatesh Gopalakrishnan told PTI. “We Read More


Keeping Human Stories at the Center of Health Care

Caring for the health and well-being of our fellow humans has always been viewed as a combination of art and science. With all the recent advances in technology, there is no doubt the health care industry as a whole gets an “A” in science. The tradeoff, however, is that we’ve become so focused on using the technology (as this HBR article points Read More


Pune real estate duped on lakhs for ‘freeing’ Facebook friend from customs

The Swargate police have booked an American national for duping a city-based real estate agent to the tune of ₹47 lakh. According to the police, the accused Antheshia Smith, initially befriended the 59-year-old victim on Facebook and interacted with the real estate agent for a few days. The accused was interested in investing in the real estate sector in Pune. Read More


Sony Xperia XA3 Ultra renders and video show small bezels for its 6.5-inch display

Yesterday two unannounced Sony devices got leaked CAD-based renders and videos, namely the Xperia XA3 and L3. Now the exact same thing has happened for the Xperia XA3 Ultra. Like the name implies, this is likely to launch alongside the XA3 as its bigger sibling. And it’s definitely going to be large, sporting a 6.5-inch touchscreen with 1080×2160 resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. The bezels Read More


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Shortcomings in healthcare data system identified in Hiqa report

A series of shortcomings, including potential privacy issues, have been identified in the main health information system used in Ireland to inform healthcare planning, delivery and funding. A review of the Hospital In-patient Enquiry (HIPE) system by the health standards watchdog said the issues with the governance structures had the potential to impact on its crucial role in healthcare planning. Read More


OnePlus 6T Leaked 360-Degree Renders Show Off Waterdrop Notch, Dual Cameras

OnePlus 6T is seen sporting a waterdrop-style notch with the selfie camera in the middle in the renders HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 6T 360-degree renders have been leaked The renders are also available in 5K resolution OnePlus 6T launch is rumoured to be on October 17 OnePlus 6T is rumoured to launch on October 17 based on a leaked India launch invite and a screenshot shared by OnePlus itself. Read More


Nokia 7.1 Plus Alleged Live Images Reveal New Colour Option, Launch Expected on October 4

We have now have our first look at what are the first live images of the Nokia 7.1 Plus or Nokia X7 HIGHLIGHTS First alleged live images of the Nokia 7.1 Plus are out The phone is seen in a brownish colour option The design will be borrowed from Nokia 6.1 Plus/ 5.1 Plus Nokia 7.1 Plus has been making the Read More


Realme 2 Pro Launched in India Starting at Rs. 13,990, Realme C1 Priced at Rs. 6,999: Highlights

HIGHLIGHTS Realme 2 Pro will be launched in India on September 27 The Realme 2 Pro launch event begins at 12.30 pm It’s expected to be the first Realme phone with a dewdrop style notch Realme 2 Pro was launched in India and the company announced that the smartphone goes on sale on October 11 via Flipkart. The three variants Read More


The assumptions journalists make about education after high school

  If your college experience included a dorm room, four years studying in ivy-covered libraries and an eventual job offer that earned you more money than you made before, it does not represent the realities of post-high school education in the United States today. Poynter’s upcoming two-day workshop will challenge the assumptions many people make about post-high school education — from college as Read More


Corruption Denies Millions Access to Quality Education in Nigeria

A student stands on a bench to write on the board at a floating school in the Makoko fishing community on the Lagos Lagoon, Nigeria February 29, 2016. In Makoko is a sprawling slum of Nigeria’s megacity Lagos, and the school provides free educatio. Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters Education in Nigeria is in dire straits, and many Nigerians are acutely aware and concerned. At Read More