Author Archives: Loknath Das

Latin America University Rankings 2017: results out now

Brazil’s State University of Campinas is the top university in Latin America, according to a Times Higher Education ranking for the region. The institution knocks previous champion and neighbour, the University of São Paulo, down to second place in the THE Latin America University Rankings 2017, thanks to a strong performance in terms of its research influence (citations) and industry income. However, while Brazil dominates the ranking, Read More


Trump doesn’t think Mueller should look into his business transactions. Too late.

Just yesterday, President Donald Trump told a trio of New York Times reporters that if special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation turned to his finances, he’d view it as a “violation” of Mueller’s charge. “This is about Russia,” Trump said. But according to a new report by Bloomberg’s Greg Farrell and Christian Berthelsen, investigators had already been investigating several Trump business transactions with Russians. Read More


Trump has no idea how much health insurance costs

Photo by Michael Reynolds – Pool/Getty Images “I know a lot about health care,” President Donald Trump declared in a Wednesday interviewwith the New York Times. But Trump’s answers to other questions betrayed how little he knows about health policy. As Ezra Klein wrote yesterday, this has become a major stumbling block in Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare. Trump can’t Read More


Quarter of all global commercial real estate transactions involve private investors

Moneycontrol News As much as 27 percent of all global commercial property transactions in 2016 involved a private buyer and 24 percent of ultra-high-net-worth individuals portfolios allocated to real estate. UK is the number one country where private property investors are most likely to invest in, says Knight Frank’s Active Capital Report. The number of Ultra-High-Net-Worth Individuals (UHNWIs) – those Read More


Top 5 apps to help parents inspire healthier lifestyle choices in kids

Kids will find a collection of meditations designed to help them through some of their most stressful moments in numerous apps. (Representational image) As parents, it’s their core responsibility to promote, encourage and facilitate healthy lifestyle choices. We can promote healthy living through apps that introduce and facilitate relaxation, healthy eating, exercise, self-awareness and tech safety. Here are top 5 Read More


50 Free Marketing Tools Any Small Business Can Use

You’re a small business. You need to market your products and services to establish yourself on the market and edge ahead of competitors. Though your marketing budget doesn’t stretch too far. Fortunately, there is a whole host of free marketing tools that small businesses can benefit from. Here’s 50! Free Marketing Tools Portent Portent is a handy free marketing tool for businesses, allowing you to Read More


A Guide to Social Media Plarforms for Brick-and-Mortar Stores (INFOGRAPHIC)

Customers research a business online before even setting a foot in the store. Maintaining a positive image on social media, therefore, should be on top of every brick and mortar store owner interested in boosting sales and customer loyalty. But brick and mortar retailers often struggle to leverage social media platforms for their business. Tips to Create a Winning Social Read More


13 Ways to Determine What Global Markets Fit Your Business Model

For any organization, no matter the size, going global is a major decision that can either make or break your business. If done right, expanding internationally can bring significant success and profit and be a driving force for your company’s continued growth. Small and medium-sized businesses, in particular, are keen on benefiting from the opportunities a new market presents. According to FedEx Read More


STORYBringing Best of Modern Traditional Education Practices Across Country

In order to transform teaching-learning process across schools and educational institutions, KA EduAssociates facilitates the acquisition of knowledge, skills and attitudes that will and significantly enhance the quality of education inputs as provided by Fatima Agarkar, Educationist and Co-founder, KA EduAssociates, in an interview with Kartik Sharma of Elets News Network (ENN). What is KA EduAssociate all about? It is important to enhance the Read More


Exclusive: Lifestyle brand Chumbak raises $1.7 mn from Blacksoil, angel investor

Bangalore-based Chumbak Design Private Limited, which sells designer-led consumer products, has raised Rs 11 crore ($1.7 million) via equity and debt funding between November 2016 and May this year, filings with the Registrar of Companies show. In May, it raised Rs 8 crore in debt from Mumbai-based non-banking financial company Blacksoil Capital Pvt. Ltd. It will use the funds to Read More