Author Archives: Loknath Das

Ivanka Trump Fashion Choices: 12 Times Trump’s Daughter Made Headlines

US President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump – a lifestyle brand entrepreneur, former fashion model and senior advisor to her father at the White House – has often made headlines for her interesting fashion choices. From designer dresses, gowns to pant-suits, Ivanka has donned all with utmost grace and elegance. However, figure-hugging sheaths, stilettos and bare legs have been her ... Read More »

Is Fashion Ready for Fifth Harmony?

For most pop acts, uniformity is the fashion goal, from the Supremes’s identical sequined gowns to Destiny’s Child’s Tina Knowles costumes. Traditionally, singing together means dressing in sync. But lately, modern girl bands have stopped matching, choosing instead to embrace each artist’s personality with individual outfits. No group personifies this shift better than Fifth Harmony, the chart-topping quartet who rose ... Read More »

Melania Trump Steps Out of Her Fashion Comfort Zone

Melania Trump joined her husband on Monday afternoon to greet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House. She stepped outside her sartorial comfort zone, wearing a yellow floor-length, floral dress by Emilio Pucci with a thick belt cinching her waist. The dress was a departure from her usual fashion preferences of knee-length dresses and solid, neutral hues. This ... Read More »

‘On the Last Day of High School, I Almost Died. CPR Saved My Life.’

It was the last day of high school. With one exam left to go, a group of us were sitting in the senior class hangout, some watching Netflix, some cramming for the test. I was braiding my friend Jackie Acierno’s hair. I’d gotten midway down her back when I started to feel dizzy. I had been having similar spells for about ... Read More »

Two New Cases of Human Plague Have Been Confirmed in New Mexico

Two new cases of plague have been confirmed in New Mexico, bringing the total number of cases of human plague in the state this year to three. The New Mexico Department of Health reported that two women, ages 52 and 62, from Santa Fe County were diagnosed with plague. The first case of plaguein Santa Fe County this year, found in a 63-year-old ... Read More »

What Happens If You Put Two Drops Of Garlic Juice In Your Ears?

There are a lot of people out there suffering from ear infections. Digging your ears with buds will only worsen the problem and hence it is recommended to go for a natural solution to treat this problem. This infection can hence be treated effectively without any drugs. Garlic juice is known to be very beneficial for treating ear infections, as ... Read More »

Breakout Role: Despite Growing Pains, Oman’s Tourism Is Booming

Never thought of visiting Oman? Well, you might be soon. In our Breakout Role series, we take a look at places that have seen huge increases in tourism in the last few years, and try to figure out what’s causing all the hype. Since he started leading tours to Oman in 2000, Peter Gardiner has planned trips for groups of ... Read More »

Business Outsourcing in Travel and Tourism: Challenges and Opportunities

The travel and tourism industry has grown exponentially in recent years with rise in disposable incomes, improved connectivity, smartphone penetration, and arrival of tech-savvy millennials. As the industry evolves and competes more aggressively, new business models have emerged in this fast-paced business. For the business process management (BPM) sector, travel and tourism presents new opportunities. Online travel companies and new ... Read More »

GST in travel and tourism

CA. H.M. Talha Rahman, Partner, Selvarajan & Co., Chartered Accountants, Chennai, speaks at length about what GST would mean for the country’s economy while giving a very accurate and deep understanding about the computation involved for the travel industry. “There is a big hue and cry about GST and people are speculating a lot about this. What we fail to ... Read More »

10 Niche-Specific Tips for Everyone from Business Bloggers to Franchise Owners

There are no tips that work perfectly for every small business, because there are so many different types of small businesses with different customers and different needs. So it can help to find advice actually geared toward specific types of businesses. Members of the online small business community have experience in many different industries and niches. So here are some ... Read More »