Loknath Das July 17, 2019 0 comments

Healthy lifestyle can cut dementia risk by 32%

Non-smokers who took regular exercise and had a good diet with moderate alcohol intake were found to have redu… Read More LONDON: Living healthily with a good diet and regular exercise may help people with a higher genetic susceptibility to dementia to offset the risk of developing it, according to recent research. The
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Loknath Das July 16, 2019 0 comments

Amazon rivals ride on Prime Day marketing as protests unfold

Amazon.com Inc’s Prime Day is now a major marketing opportunity and shopping event in the annual calendar for other U.S. retail companies, rivalling the Thanksgiving holiday’s Black Friday as a driver of sales. Walmart Inc , Target Corp and eBay Inc all run their own special promotions to coincide with
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Loknath Das July 15, 2019 0 comments

Cause Versus Purpose Marketing With OMD’s Hanson

CANNES—Brands talking about how they have aligned with cause or purpose marketing were hard to ignore at this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. But there’s a difference between the two, and marketers should be prepared to commit a few years to purpose, according to OMD Global Chief Strategy
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Loknath Das July 14, 2019 0 comments

Five vegan sources of calcium you must know about

Also known as kidney beans, rajma is a rich source of calcium which is easily available in most Indian kitchens. (Photo: Getty Images/Thinkstock) Veganism is on the rise; while for some it’s about their love for animals or pure intolerance, for others it may be about simply following a trend.
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Loknath Das July 13, 2019 0 comments

Time for reinvention: Why HR is the new Marketing

Earlier this year, I chanced upon an interesting study by Gartner, listing the potential risks marketers could be facing in the near future. Changing consumer behaviours, organizational shifts and disruptive automation were highlighted as factors that could impact whole organizations. Beyond such studies, the more oft quoted phrase is “customer
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Loknath Das July 12, 2019 0 comments

How regional language technology became flavour of the season

A handful of companies are steadily, yet silently charting a course towards regional language technology solutions for ‘Bharat’ – intending to solve the basic problems of the next billion Indian users through simple, but meaningful offerings — as they try to make the internet an indispensable part of the hinterland.
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Loknath Das July 9, 2019 0 comments

Should A Teacher Be The Secretary Of Education?

Would she be a good secretary of education? GETTY This is part of the value of having a clown car full of candidates for a Presidential primary: the contest becomes a primary of ideas, and certain notions gain traction by spreading across the field of candidates. Not that gaining traction
Education
Loknath Das July 8, 2019 0 comments

Best mobile credit card readers for small businesses

No business is too small to keep up with the times, and one way for small companies and entrepreneurs to compete — especially in the retail, service, restaurant, or professional space — is to get on board with popular tech that eliminates the barriers between you and your customers. Small
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Loknath Das July 7, 2019 0 comments

Education Budget 2019: Experts comment on national research foundation to major start-up tax benefits

Union Budget 2019: The Education Budget 2019 looks very impressive with special focus on research and skill development along with plans to set up a Higher Education Commission. Here are the pros and cons noted by education experts. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented her maiden budget speech on Friday where
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Loknath Das July 3, 2019 0 comments

New technology raising concerns about internet safety

Continuing technological advances is making it more difficult to keep people safe. The latest in “deep fake” technology is DeepNude – an app that uses AI to transform an image of a clothed woman into a realistic rendering of what she might look like naked. DeepNude surged in popularity after being
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Loknath Das July 2, 2019 0 comments

Busing And Blaine: The Coming Clash In Education

FILE – In this Sept. 26, 1957, file photo, members of the 101st Airborne Division take up positions outside Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., after President Dwight D. Eisenhower ordered them into the city to enforce integration at the school. Photocredit: ASSOCIATED PRESS Towards the end of last
Education
Loknath Das July 1, 2019 0 comments

Ship tech graduates of Cochin University of Science and Technology get anchored to foreign lands

KOCHI: Allaying apprehensions over the employability of students from various engineering institutes, several graduates from the Department of Ship Technology, Cochin University of Science and Technology (Cusat), have secured placements, including jobs in foreign shipyards, through campus recruitment. Of these, Yashwant R Kamath pocketed a plum pay packet for a fresher.
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