Author Archives: Loknath Das

France’s Presidential Runoff Is A Victory For Global Business

Preliminary results for Sunday’s French president runoff election set up a stark choice on May 7 between finalist presidential candidates Marine Le Pen’s isolationism and protectionism and Emmanuel Macron’s focus on innovation, entrepreneurship and globalism. As Macron himself said on Sunday, “The French have expressed their desire for change. We’re clearly turning a page in French history.” Macron represents the Read More


An Ayurvedic Treatment For Cancer in The Pipeline?

After creating ripples in the country and abroad for it’s home-based and natural cures, Ayurveda may soon be eying the territory which has had doctors and scientist abroad worked up since decades- Cancer. So says, the Union Minister of State AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik The ancient medicinal practice of Ayurveda has taken the global circuit by storm with its cure Read More


Starbucks is entering a new era and 4 jokes reveal the biggest problems haunting its business

Starbucks is sandwiched between inexpensive fast-food chains and high-end “Third Wave” coffee shops.  While it built its empire on its cool, Euro-inspired image, Starbucks is increasingly known for “basic” drinks like the Unicorn Frappuccino.  Moving away from the core brand sent Starbucks “over its skis” in the past, the CEO told Business Insider – and he’s well aware of past mistakes. Starbucks’ new mission: to be everything to everyone.  The Read More


Life and Technology April 23rd

Listen to the full show podcast for April 23rd Shout Outs Netgear’s Arlo security updated with rechargeable battery, alert siren Google is launching a new version of Google Earth next week TPG to build fourth mobile network in Australia with intent to cover 80% of the population Interviews Alfred Boyadgis This week on Life and Technology, Charlie spoke to CEO Read More


Education sans Morality is no Education

Every nation or society, consciously or unconsciously, always finds itself involved in the socialization of its people. Naturally this starts in childhood, and schools or educational institutions plays an important and critical role in this process. Iqbal stressed that people do not develop in isolation, but for their proper nourishment and for enrichment of their qualities they need society and Read More


Easter Bunny 2017: Significance and Celebration!

Easter Sunday is here and it brings along happiness and cheer. A significant celebratory day for Christians all over the world, Easter Sunday is known as the day of resurrection of Jesus Christ. According to the Scripture, Jesus rose from the dead or came back to life three days after being crucified. It is marked as Jesus’ victory over death. Read More


Healing Water: 7 Ayurvedic Herbal Waters You Must Have

In the age of modern medicines, where one would run to take a pill to cure even minor health ailments, it’s nice to stop and think if our grandmothers would have done the same thing. Perhaps not. But those days were different, people were naturally healthier and had a stronger immunity. Maybe they did something differently? Ayurvedic herb infused water is Read More


Google Chrome to Get Native Ad-Blocking on Mobile and Desktop

In a move that might come as a surprise to most of the tech industry, Google is reportedly planning to introduce an ad-blocking feature to its Chrome browser on both mobile and desktop platforms. While the search giant itself earns considerable revenue from advertising, people familiar with the matter believe that this move is expected to be made to keep Read More


Human-virus hybrid created to kill off antibiotic-resistant MRSA superbug

Human cells have been mixed with bacteria and viruses to create a hybrid immune cell that can kill off deadly resistant bacteria, scientists have said. Some viruses are designed to infect bacteria and target their prey in a different way to the human immune system. The researchers were able to take the virus’s targeting mechanism and graft it onto a Read More


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Next boss misses annual bonus as high street stores feel the pinch

Next boss Lord Wolfson has missed out on his annual bonus for the first time in 18 years amid tough times on the British high street. Wolfson’s total pay package dived by 58% to £1.8m in the year to 28 January, according to the fashion and homewares retailer’s annual report published on Tuesday, after a key earnings per share target Read More