Author Archives: Loknath Das

Technology is transforming societies more deeply than the political vibrations of 2017

Official posters of the candidates for the 2017 French presidential election, Emmanuel Macron, left, head of the political movement En Marche!, or Onwards!, and Marine Le Pen, of French National Front (FN), are displayed in Saint-Josse, northern France May 5, 2017. Credit: Benoit Tessier/Reuters On Sunday, French voters will choose between Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron — politicians with Read More


West Bengal Class 10 and 12 board exam results expected on May 10 and May 16

Education boards in West Bengal are expected to release the results of the madhyamik or Class 10 board examination and uchha madhyamik or Class 12 examination on May 10 and May 16 respectively.     Education boards in West Bengal are expected to release the results of the madhyamik or Class 10 board examination and uchha madhyamik or Class 12 Read More


9 Effective Ways to Get Rid of Cellulite

Cellulite, the unsightly fat around your thighs and hips which has made you reject a major chunk of your wardrobe, is the result of an internal dermatological fat accumulation. This fat protrudes into the dermis, which is the layer just below the outermost layer of the skin – the epidermis. In case of cellulite, the connective tissue within this layer Read More


7 Amazing Home Remedies for Indigestion

We all know how it feels when our stomach isn’t doing great. Indigestion is a common problem, and it makes us feel full even when we haven’t eaten anything. Needless to say that it takes a toll on our body. Indigestion is caused when the acid in your stomach flows back to your esophagus. It is also caused when your Read More


Nine Twitter Accounts For Aspiring Real Estate Investors To Follow

All images courtesy of Forbes Councils members. Experts share their favorite Twitter accounts for real estate advice. We’ve all heard success stories of individuals getting rich from a smart real estate investment opportunity. But like any other wealth-building strategy, success in the real estate market isn’t based on luck: It requires real knowledge and skills that can only be obtained Read More


Crucial House vote to be held on Obamacare repeal bill

The US House of Representatives will hold a vote on Thursday on a revised healthcare bill that Republicans hope will replace Obamacare. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said the leadership in the party is confident it has secured enough votes for the bill to pass. It would then go to the Senate where it could face a more tricky passage. Read More


Defying definition: ‘Lifestyle’ hotels

Photo Credit: Photo illustration by Jenn Martins The “lifestyle” label has been embraced by everything from one-off independent hotels to the world’s largest chains. As a result, it could be on the verge of losing any meaning in hospitality. At January’s Americas Lodging Investment Summit conference in Los Angeles, Nylo Hotels CEO Ryan Totaro commented on the expanding contagion of Read More


5 Herbal Remedies for Depression: Know What Could Help

We are not oblivious to the fact how depression is fast becoming a common lifestyle problem with many of us suffering from symptoms like anxiety, stress and insomnia. These may seem like mere day to day problems, but they can turn into a matter of concern in the long run. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression is the Read More


Soothe sunburns with cold presses, plenty of water and loose clothing

Excessive exposure to sun can leave you with bad sunburns. But there is help around. Aloe Vera paste, consuming plenty of water to wearing loose clothing are some ways to deal with them.     Choose an aloe vera moisturiser or soy cream to deal with sunburns. Even if you take precautions, excessive exposure to sun can leave your skin Read More


School is liberating young women, society is holding them back

On a sunny afternoon in April, Deepmala, Jyoti Maurya, and Priyanka Rai, made a triumphant return to the Government Girls’ Senior Secondary School in C block, Sangam Vihar — a year after they graduated as the toppers of their batch. Growing up, the girls reflected, is a strange experience of simultaneously expanding and contracting horizons: the growing possibilities of adult Read More