Author Archives: Loknath Das

Why is financial literacy so important and why should we be teaching-learning about this at school

As financial decision-making grows more complex year on year, with consumer habits and financial products rapidly changing, financial literacy has taken a blow. For past generations, cash was used for most of our daily purchases; but today, it’s rarely flashed—particularly not by younger consumers. We are moving ever closer to being a completely cashless society. Added to this the way Read More


How many books does it take to make a place feel like home?

At the turn of the millennium, Reid Byers, a computer systems architect, set out to build a private library at his home in Princeton, New Jersey. Finding few books on library architecture that were not centuries old and in a dead or mildewed language, he took the advice of a neighbor across the street, novelist Toni Morrison. Morrison “once famously Read More


Millions rely on wheelchairs for mobility, but repair delays are hurting users

Wheelchairs restore mobility to people who are unable to walk or have limited ability to do so. Over a lifetime, this may describe many of us due to changes in health, injuries, neurological conditions, or disabling conditions like arthritis. So, when wheelchair technology or parts quit working, a quick fix would seem essential, right? I know this firsthand. Unable to Read More


Samsung Galaxy S22 leaks in new Bora Purple color

It’s been a little over five months since Samsung launched its Galaxy S22 series and it seems we’ll soon be getting a new colorway for all three models called “Bora Purple”. The images come from a listing on Samsung Thailand and showcase the smallest S22 member in the new colorway.     Samsung Galaxy S22 in Bora Purple We can see the Bora Read More


What eye-tracking research tells us about keeping student attention in the classroom

Educators know that capturing the attention of your students — and then keeping it — is an important part of the learning experience. A common belief is that most students’ attention in the classroom begins to decline after the first 15 minutes of a lesson, but recent research shows attention can be sustained even longer. And thanks to emerging technologies in eye-tracking Read More


Congress’s Karti Chidambaram Denied Pre-Arrest Bail In ‘Visa Scam’

  Congress MP Karti Chidambaram’s request for anticipatory bail was rejected by a CBI court on Friday in a money laundering case linked to the alleged visa scam. The court had reserved its order after hearing the arguments last week. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) had recently registered the money laundering case against Karti Chidamabaram and others in the alleged scam Read More


Realme GT Neo3 Le Mans version appears in live images

Realme is set to introduce the GT Neo3 in China on March 22, which will be joined by the GT Neo3 Le Mans version in two colors – white and blue. We already saw both of them in official posters earlier today, but now we are looking at the live images of the blue-colored model, giving us our best look yet Read More


Nothing Phone 1 Launch Date, Price Leaked Online; Said to Feature Transparent Design

Nothing Phone 1, the first smartphone from the UK-based electronics company, could launch soon. The date is yet to be officially confirmed by the brand backed by OnePlus Co-Founder Carl Pei, but a fresh leak suggests the Nothing Phone 1 is set to launch on July 21. Price details of the smartphone have also been tipped. The Nothing Phone 1 Read More


Mastodon Finally Has An Official Android App On Google Play Store

If you don’t like being on Twitter, then the decentralised platform called Mastodon is your best alternative on the market. And the good news is that Mastodon is finally available on the Google Play Store for smartphone users. Mastodon has adopted open protocols and claims to be everything that Twitter is not, becoming the go-to choice for those who seek Read More


Supreme Court Reserves Verdict On Pleas Of Future Group Firms

The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved verdict on a batch of pleas filed by Future group firms against a Delhi High Court order declining stay on an arbitration tribunal decision refusing to interfere with the Emergency Award (EA) of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC). “We reserve the order. All the four SLPs (special leave petitions) are over. A lot Read More