Author Archives: Loknath Das

Here’s the first real, production Tesla Model 3

The first production Tesla Model 3 is built and ready to roll, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Saturday. Musk shared pictures of the car, the company’s first mass-market electric vehicle, on Twitter. This particular Model 3 belongs to Musk, who teased photos of the car earlier Saturday afternoon: “Production unit 1 of Model 3 is now built and going through final Read More

Education as contraceptive

Representational Pic The meaning of contraception here is not literal, but metaphoric. Disturbed by an abnormal trend of breeding amongst the poor, a school of sociologists sees a creative role education can play in such societies. Since their child-bearing and child-rearing capacities are pathetically disproportionate, they need to control their number. Those who can’t afford a meal for themselves only Read More

8 Interesting Restaurants In Khan Market You Must Try

Set in the heart of South Delhi, Khan Market is every foodie and shopper’s dream come true. A hub of top brands, designer boutiques, upscale jewelers and artisans throng Khan Market, making it the place to head to for picking exquisite items. But that’s not all, it is also one of the most preferred markets in Delhi to catch up Read More

6 Vegetables That Are a Must-Have During Monsoon

Monsoon is here, giving us respite from the sweltering heat. The breezy mornings and earthy smell of the wet land is something that you love to witness during this season. However, with the relief from hot weather, it also brings along an array of bacterial infections that may take a toll on your body and overall health. Most of it Read More

7 Exciting New Dishes in Mumbai You Need to Try, Right Now!

In the perennial Mumbai vs Delhi battle on which is the food capital of India, Mumbai seems to be hurtling to victory this year what with the sheer number of interesting new restaurant openings in that city. It’s a city more open to experimentation than any other in the country, in my opinion. There’s a unique and easy intermingling of Read More

Ambedkar University cutoffs are 100% for students from outside Delhi, lower for locals

New Delhi Ambedkar University, Delhi, announced its first cutoff list for undergraduate admission on Wednesday, keeping its cutoff for students from outside Delhi at 100% for history, psychology and sociology. The cutoff for Delhi students is relatively lower than last year. For admission to BA Honours with a Major in Economics, applicants from Delhi having humanities stream would require 88.75%, for science Read More

Impress During National BBQ Week With This Smoky Sichuan Aubergine Recipe

    Even the healthiest eaters are happy to throw veg out the window come barbecue season. The sun is shining, the booze is flowing and the only thing anyone ever cooks on the barbecue is meat, right? Wrong. The grill can work wonders on all manner of vegetables, meaning you can tick off a couple of your five-a-day while Read More

Having A Pot Belly Can Increase Your Risk Of 13 Types Of Cancer

Carrying some extra timber around your waist puts you at an increased risk of 13 different cancers which have been linked to obesity, with new research finding that waist size is as good an indicator of cancer risk as body mass index (BMI). The research, published in the British Journal Of Cancer, found that men with a waist size of over 102cm (40in) Read More

Netgear Open to Mergers, Targeting Europe and Lifestyle Areas

(Bloomberg) — Netgear Inc. is looking to expand its offerings beyond wireless routers and home cameras, and is open to a range of deal making to achieve that goal. “When we see opportunities to expand the security line, or go into the lifestyle area, we will definitely do that,” co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Patrick Lo said in an interview. Read More

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Nearly 3,500 assaults on health staff in six years, conference hears

Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation general secretary-designate Phil Ní Sheaghdha attributed the scale of assaults to poor workforce planning by health service management and the absence of staff training. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times There have been nearly 3,500 serious assaults on staff in the health service over the last six years it has emerged. About two-thirds of those Read More