Author Archives: Loknath Das

How diarrhea can give you a healthy lifestyle

Diarrhea is critical to enteric pathogen clearance, and that IL-22 may play a key role in host defense. (Photo: AFP) Washington D.C.: Despite thousands of years of pant-crapping history, there’s a surprising amount we don’t know about diarrhea. Does it actually help clear the bacteria causing a gastrointestinal infection, or is it merely a symptom of disease that should be Read More


GST bonanza: Electronics, lifestyle goods get cheaper

If you have been bitten by the shopping bug, you can’t be blamed. Well, at least, not this year. After all, it is not often that retail stores offer steep discounts in the months of May–June. While monsoon sales by apparel stores usually start by end of June and electronic stores do have some clearance sales in June-July, this year Read More


Raj govt orders compulsory registration of real estate

  projects on RERA website Jaipur, Jun 1 (PTI) The Rajasthan government today made it compulsory for all real estate projects and agents in the state to register on the official website of the Real Estate Regulations and Development Act (RERA). The website was launched by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje here today. The website www.rera-rajasthan.in will make the people aware Read More


Six Indian cities in top 10 realty investment spots in Asia-Pacific

Six Indian cities — including Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Pune, Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai — have found place in the top 10 emerging property investment destinations list for the Asia-Pacific.   “Most global investments this year will be made in commercial office assets. Markets in Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi NCR, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Pune are well placed to outperform other cities from emerging Read More


System reboot for Indian real estate

Indian real estate is witnessing a ‘systems re-boot’ that began with demonetization, the legislation on benami properties, RERA Act and now, Goods & Services Tax. The Union Budget for 2017-18 also provided affordable housing with infrastructure status, coupled with the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (PMAY) to incentivize affordable housing production with interest subvention schemes. Real estate sector will benefit owing Read More


Six Indian cities among top 10 emerging investment destinations in Asia Pacific region

Moneycontrol News Six Indian cities, including Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai and New Delhi are among the top 10 markets targeted by investors in Asia Pacific region. Most of the global investments for this year will be made in commercial office assets in these markets, says a report titled ‘Betting on Asia Pacific’s Next Core Cities’ by international consultant Cushman Read More


How project management is optimizing real estate value in India

Project management is not a recent phenomenon in India. Over the last few decades, India has undergone rapid industrialization – predominantly in the manufacturing ‘clusters’, most of which thrive in and around the metropolitan cities of the country. Some of the prime movers for this rapid growth have been the steady increase in per capita income propelling urbanization, and the Read More


How Co-Living Spaces Reshape Real Estate Industry of India

Millennial lifestyle trends like co-living is changing real estate sector India’s millennials, about 30% of our population, are typically changing jobs every 18-24 months and are increasingly valuing experiences over assets. This makes the concept of ownership no longer relevant for the urban Indian millennial. Especially when they think of homes. Millennials want flexible, social and affordable homes. They want Read More


Sennheiser HD 2.10 Review

HIGHLIGHTS The Sennheiser HD 2.10 is priced at Rs. 3,990 The ear cups fold inwards for better portability Headphones need good amplification to be driven properly Having recently reviewed the HD 4.30G, it’s now time to take a closer look at a more portable option called the HD 2.10. Unlike the HD 4.30G, these headphones aren’t designed specifically to be Read More


WWDC 2017: Amazon Prime Video Coming to Apple TV and TV App

HIGHLIGHTS Tim Cook announced Prime Video for Apple TV tvOS updates to be revealed later this year Prime Video will be available on all Apple TVs Apple kicked off its WWDC 2017 on Monday with a keynote address at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California, where CEO Tim Cook announced new updates to its four key operating systems Read More