Author Archives: Loknath Das

The Growing Concerns Of IT Industry And Its Workers

A US-based business advisory firm estimates automation could mean a 14% decline in India’s IT workforce. MUMBAI: Experienced techie Raghu Narayanaswamy lost his job recently and fears he may not get another, as analysts warn of massive layoffs across the country’s multi-billion-dollar information technology sector. IT outsourcing has long been one of India’s flagship industries but experts say automation, a Read More


Intel Unveils Drones for Advanced Pitch Analysis at ICC Champions Trophy 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Intel Falcon 8 Drone will perform advanced pitch analysis Speculur BatSense will help players analyse their strokeplay Intel also showcased VR experiences for fans at The Oval and Edgbaston Intel on Tuesday unveiled three new technologies that will be used during the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 — a major cricket tournament that begins in the United Kingdom on June Read More


Real Estate Companies Waiting For Clarity On GST, New Law: Survey

New Delhi: Sentiment in real estate sector has improved post demonetisation but the industry is still in ‘wait and watch’ mode due to lack of clarity on reforms, including the new real estate law and GST, according to a study. Property consultant Knight Frank India and FICCI today released its real estate sentiment index, based on a quarterly survey of Read More


Your Unhealthy Lifestyle Habits May Put You at Colorectal Cancer Risk

Highlights Colon cancer is a preventable disease if proper care is taken Study results emphasise known modifiable factors that can alter the risk The findings suggest that a healthy lifestyle can help reduce risks It is a known fact that our unhealthy lifestyle choices are leading to the onset of various diseases. Health experts have been constantly highlighting the severe Read More


Women’s Health: Obesity Shouldn’t be Left Ignored, it’s Not Just Weight Gain

Highlights Obesity refers to having too much fat in one’s body People are obese when their body mass index is more than 30 kg/m2 Women develop this medical condition due to several reasons Obesity refers to having too much fat in one’s body. But it isn’t the same as being over-weight. An over-weight person weighs more than he is supposed Read More


Assam AHSEC HSSLC 12th Class Result 2017 To Be Declared Today At Resultsassam.nic.in

Assam AHSEC HSSLC 12th Class Result 2017 To Be Declared Tomorrow At Resultsassam.nic.in NEW DELHI:  Ending the anxiety among the students about the results, the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) will declare the AHSEC HSSLC 12th class Result 2017 on 30 May at 10 am. The results will be available at the official website, resultsassam.nic.in. AHSEC conducted the Class Read More


This Millennial Created A $1M, Ultra-Lean Business While Traveling Abroad

Imagine running a business that would allow you to travel the world and still bring in more than $1 million in annual revenue. That’s what Anton Kraly, 32, pulled off. After graduating from college in 2006, Kraly spent $25,000 to buy a delivery route to sell cookies in Merrick, N.Y., a Long Island community. “I would basically drive on the Read More


Technology in schools: Too much of a good thing?

Technology can help students, but we must take a thoughtful approach. Elaine Thompson AP Recently my school’s counseling department organized a showing of the documentary Screenagers to all 450 of our middle school students. The film explores the negative impacts of children spending more and more time staring at the screen of a phone or computer, playing video games for Read More


Former anchor Lily Jang returns to TV with real estate segment on KPRC-TV

Lily Jang joined KHOU-TV in February 2012 as the weekday morning anchor. Previously, Jang was a morning news anchor and reporter for Seattle’s KCPQ-TV. In late 2016, she announced she was leaving the station. Then, in 2017, she announced she was becoming a real-estate agent and would be hosting a real-estate segment on KPRC-TV. Despite being shuffled off KHOU-TV, Lily Jang Read More


BA aims to resume most UK flights after IT failure

British Airways says it is aiming to run a “near normal schedule” at Gatwick and the “majority of services” from Heathrow on Sunday after a “major” IT failure saw all flights cancelled. Serious problems with BA’s systems led to thousands of passengers having their plans disrupted on Saturday. Passengers described “chaotic” scenes at the airports, with some criticising BA for Read More