Author Archives: Loknath Das

PMO, finance, corporate affairs ministry working together to boost economy

The work has begun to tackle economy slowdown. (Photo used for representation) Tax reforms, banking reforms and amendment in the companies act will be brought into effect very soon to boost growth. Government sources have told India Today TV that the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) along with the finance and the corporate affairs ministry officials are now working upon a ... Read More »

Is soya bad for women’s health?

Consumed in many traditional Asian populations for millennia, soya has only been a common part of the Western diet for around 60 years. Now, many of our supermarkets are full of soy milk alternatives, soy burgers and other soya-based meat replacements – not to mention traditional soy-based products like tofu, tempeh, soya milk, miso and soya sauce. In the meantime, soya has ... Read More »

Diabetes overtreatment seriously endangers health

People with diabetes, particularly those with type 1 diabetes, may have an increased risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) if they receive too much glucose lowering therapy. New research now warns that many people with diabetes face that risk. Many people receive too intensive a treatment for diabetes. In 2018, Medical News Today reported on a study warning that many people with type ... Read More »

The Evolution of Computer Languages Over 136 Years

. Today there are hundreds of computer languages in existence, and a thorough examination of them all or even a full list is the subject for a book rather than a single article. But we can get an overview of the evolution of languages to get a general sense of the past, present, and future of computer programming languages. Where ... Read More »

Dropping Medicare for employer health coverage may trip you up

For some retirees who are on Medicare, the workforce ends up beckoning them back — and one result can be employer-sponsored health insurance. While that coverage could mean you (and your spouse) are able to drop parts of Medicare and pick them back up again down the road without paying penalties, the move might come with snags. “The process is ... Read More »

Gadgets Weekly: Samsung Galaxy Note10, Vivo S1 and more

Samsung, Vivo and other consumer electronics majors launched brand new line of phones such as Galaxy Note10 series and related accessories in addition to smart TVs this week. Here is the list of top gadgets released in India and globally (August 4-10): Vivo S1: The highlight of the Vivo S1 is the photography hardware. It boasts triple-camera module having a 16MP ... Read More »

Blogging tips for the new age influencers in 2019 by Devina Malhotra Chadha

Devina Malhotra Chadha. The Year 2019 has been a crucial one for social media stars and influencers. With focus shifting from writing long blogposts to making quick 1-minute videos to mi-cro-blogging on the go, the industry has witnessed a huge transformation from its early days. Creating branded content has become just as professional as shooting a film- the crew maybe ... Read More »

AFL takes lead on mental health issues in positive if long overdue move

 Jack Steven told his St Kilda teammates in February he would take time away from the game to deal with mental health issues. Photograph: Jonathan DiMaggio/AFL Photos/via Getty Images In 2016, Tom Boyd wrote his name into the folklore of the Western Bulldogs when he helped bring the AFL premiership cup to Whitten Oval. His fourth-quarter goal from outside the 50m arc ... Read More »

MSI GT76 DT-9SG Titan Gaming Laptop Review

There are thin-and-light “gaming lifestyle” laptops that can actually be carried around every day, and then there are “musclebook” models that are designed solely for power with no priority whatsoever given to weight or bulk. MSI’s latest flagship model, the GT76 DT-9SG Titan, falls squarely and unapologetically into that latter category. It weighs over 4kg (not counting the two enormous ... Read More »

The worst villain in gaming lurks in a hugely popular match-3 game

Who is the worst villain in gaming? Whatever clever answer you have is wrong. There is a truly malicious presence I must warn you about. That’s right, I’m talking about Austin the rat bastard butler from Gardenscapes and Homescapes. If you’re not one of the millions of people who play Gardenscapes and Homescapes, you’d probably recognize how to play it immediately if you saw it. It’s ... Read More »