Author Archives: Loknath Das

Gaming ‘hero’ retires at 23 due to ill-health

China’s most famous e-sports player, Jian Zihao, has officially retired from gaming aged 23, citing ill-health. He had been a professional gamer since 2012, playing League of Legends under the name of “Uzi”. His decision to quit was announced on Chinese social media site Weibo, where he has five million followers. Gaming addiction is seen as a big problem in ... Read More »

Top finance stories of the day

All you need to know about Govt’s 100% collateral free MSME loan scheme. Over 1 lakh national IDs including Aadhaar, PAN card of Indians put on dark net for sale. Best places to learn new skills right now. Here are our top 10 finance news of the day you could use: ECLGS: All you need to know about Govt’s 100% ... Read More »

New Game Gear, ‘Fog Gaming’ Reveal, What Is SEGA Doing?

For a week or so, gamers have been speculating about big SEGA news being teased in Famitsu for release tomorrow, and they have had some…big ideas. The concepts have ranged from Microsoft partnering with SEGA to rebrand the Xbox Series X in Japan, to Google buying SEGA outright and snapping up their properties for Stadia content. According to a new ... Read More »

Top 5 upcoming cars in India: New Hyundai i20, new Honda City, Kia Sonet, and more

Upcoming cars in India: New-generation Hyundai i20, new Honda City, Kia Sonet, and Skoda Karoq are some of the most awaited cars that are expected to be launched in India over the next couple of months. Top 5 upcoming cars in India: New Hyundai i20, new Honda City, Kia Sonet, and more The Indian automobile industry has been battling a ... Read More »

India now second largest mobile phone manufacturing hub in the world: Ravi Shankar Prasad

India now second-largest mobile phone manufacturing hub in the world: Ravi Shankar Prasad (Image: Reuters) On Monday, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Law & Justice, Communications, Electronics & Information Technology Minister of India announced that India has emerged as the second-largest mobile phone manufacturer in the world. Prasad said that in the last five years, more than 200 Mobile Phone Manufacturing units ... Read More »

As it ramps up public healthcare, India must give more room to private sector

Barricades in place near the India Gate in New Delhi. (Express photo by Amit Mehra) On March 25, despite fewer notified cases compared to other countries, India closed its international borders and enforced a lockdown. It adopted social distancing, testing and citizen isolation, with a clarion call to the private sector and entrepreneur who specialise in low-cost innovations to support ... Read More »

Gadget sales go up

KOCHI: Ever since the state government announced online classes for school students from June 1 onwards, there has been a spurt in the sales of webcams, android mobile phones and laptops. Parents, students and teachers are getting accustomed to the new model of online teaching. If parents had earlier denied their children to possess electronic gadgets, now they are forced to ... Read More »

Rahul Dravid to be part of Royals’ initiative on mental health and well-being

Royal Rajasthan Foundation, the social impact arm of Rajasthan Royals is proud to team up with its legendary former batsman Rahul Dravid, McLean Hospital, (an affiliate of Harvard Medical School) and Dr. N.S. Vahia Foundation to advocate for removing stigma around mental health conversations, raising awareness about the impact mental illness can have on ones mind, body and soul. The ... Read More »

World health leaders urge green recovery from coronavirus crisis

An Extinction Rebellion pop-up cycle lane in west London. Some countries are investing in better cycle lanes and electric vehicle charging points. Photograph: Guy Bell/Rex/Shutterstock Doctors and medical professionals from around the globe have called on world leaders to ensure a green recovery from the coronavirus crisis that takes account of air pollution and climate breakdown. More than 200 organisations ... Read More »

Family fitness tips: 4 fun workouts you can do with your kids at home to maintain a healthy weight

New Delhi: As we continue to stay at home because of the novel coronavirus outbreak, it’s important to find ways to stay active every day as much as we can. Making exercise part of your family’s daily routine will help you and the kids feel good, keep the weight off during the lockdown. In fact, working with your kids can ... Read More »