Author Archives: Loknath Das

Things That Can Happens When The Body Lacks Protein

A balanced diet is one of the prerequisites to living a healthy living. It not only is important for maintaining a steady and stable body weight, losing fat and building muscle; but it is also for maintaining the various bodily functions like secretion of hormones and enzymes. Protein is derived from the Greek word “proteos”, which means ” the first Read More


Hear the Voice of Small Business in this Metlife #MetLifeSmallBiz Twitter Chat

Small business owners feel confident about their prospects, according to the latest Small Biz Index. The recent survey of 1,000 small business owners was conducted by MetLife (@Metlife) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce between April 30 and April 21, 2017. According to the data gathered, 60.6 percent of small business owners said they have a positive outlook for their Read More


Snapchat Introduces New Feature: Will it Help You with Marketing?

Snapchat (NYSE:SNAP) announced a new feature this week that could impact how your business markets to local consumers. Introducing Snap Map Snap Map, as it’s called, is a location based service that shows Snapchat users where their friends are hanging out nearby. So if someone is posting snaps from a local restaurant, you can see that on an actual map Read More


How to Make a Positive First Business Impression

You’ve probably heard the statistic that we make judgments about people within seven seconds of meeting them. These judgments include opinions about a person’s trustworthiness, disposition, personality, and social status. How people judge you and your employees reflects on what they think about your business. Choose wisely who represents the face of your company, and ensure they understand the importance Read More


Institutions’ autonomy hinges on academic quality: Niti Aayog

The move is aimed at providing adequate autonomy to those institutes that are performing well so that they can go for high level research. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint New Delhi: Entrusted with a task to suggest reform measures for the higher education sector, Niti Aayog has said centrally funded educational institutions that are performing well will get more financial and operational Read More


In China, universities teach how to go viral online

Jiang Mengna (2nd left) attending a dance class at the Yiwu Industrial & Commercial College in Yiwu, east China’s Zhejiang Province. Photo: Johannes Eisele/AFP Shanghai: A 21-year-old student walked around her campus in China using invaluable skills she learned in class: Holding a selfie stick aloft, she livestreamed her random thoughts and blew kisses at her phone. Jiang Mengna is Read More


Consider making maths optional for Class 10: Bombay HC to education boards

The Bombay high court noted that a high percentage of students drop out of schools after Class 10 as they are not able to clear maths and language papers. Photo: HT Mumbai: The Bombay high court on Monday asked education boards to consider making mathematics an optional subject for Class 10 students to help them pursue arts or other vocational Read More


Europe’s Galileo Satellite Navigation System to Get New Orbiters

HIGHLIGHTS The deal was signed at the International Paris Air Show Galileo navigation constellation will gain an additional 8 satellites Eighteen Galileo satellites have been placed in Earth’s orbit to date The European Space Agency signed a contract with a German-British consortium Thursday to build eight more satellites for its Galileo satnav system, an alternative to America’s GPS, the agency Read More


NASA to Support ESA’s Gravitational Wave Space Mission

HIGHLIGHTS ESA has selected LISA to study gravitational waves in space LISA is expected to launch in 2034 NASA has worked for decades to develop many technologies needed for LISA The European Space Agency (ESA) has selected the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) to study gravitational waves in space – a mission in which NASA will partner with ESA in Read More


Delhi Metro Now Lets You Use Wristwatches for Payments

HIGHLIGHTS Wristwatches launched by LAKS will let you make payments at the gates These watches, called Watch2Pay, are available through an e-commerce site The SIM-equipped watch can be recharged like a metro smart-card Delhi Metro commuters will now be able to wear their smart cards on wrists as DMRC has allowed the use of wristwatches launched by Austrian company LAKS Read More