Author Archives: Loknath Das

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


Primary schools 14000 children do not get first choice

About 14,000 children have missed out on their first choice of primary school in London, figures reveal. Across the city’s 33 council areas, 86% got into their first choice of school. Overall, the number of applications was down by 4% to 98,944. The Pan London Admissions Board said pressure for places remained high despite the slight drop in applications. The Read More


Licensing must go, else real estate will be an over regulated sector DLF

Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) act is expected to be implemented in Maharashtra by May 1, 2017. Rajeev Talwar, Group ED, DLF spoke about how much could the organised players in the space stand to benefit by this act. He said the industry has taken up RERA very positively. “Any regulation in any sector is well intentioned. With all due Read More


What does all this bombing tell us about Trump

Donald Trump has not only normalised American foreign policy, he has arguably made it more effective. With two high-profile, signal-sending bombing raids and a series of breathtaking policy reversals, President Trump has brought US foreign policy back in line with conventional thinking. But he has added to the equation a measure of force that gives Washington new clout. When policy Read More


One Third Young Indians Suffer From Lifestyle Diseases Report

One in three or 33 per cent of Indians over 30 years of age are suffering from one or more lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, high cholesterol, blood pressure, thyroid and cancer, a report has revealed. GOQii — a California-based virtual fitness coaching platform — in its ‘GOQii India Fit’ 2017 report showed that nearly 9.4 per cent people are Read More