Author Archives: Loknath Das

What you need to know in advertising today

In a 15-page internal memo obtained by Cheddar, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel admitted that it went too fast in releasing its controversial app redesign, and set company-wide goals for 2019 – including becoming profitable. “In our excitement to innovate and bring many new products into the world, we have lost the core of what made Snapchat the fastest way to communicate,” Spiegel ... Read More »

The Physician/Patient Relationship Is Critical To Exceptional Healthcare

A lot of attention is being paid lately to the use of artificial intelligence in healthcare. There is not question that artificial intelligence and related technologies will significantly benefit patients in many ways and transform aspects of medicine. That said, it is a serious mistake – in any way – to discount the extreme importance and value of the physician/patient ... Read More »

Moto X4 3GB RAM Variant Reportedly Gets a Price Cut in India, Now Available for Rs. 13,999

A Mumbai- based retailer tips Moto X4 starting price to be Rs. 13,999 HIGHLIGHTS Moto X4 was launched in November last year, starting price at Rs. 20,999 The 3GB RAM model’s price has reportedly been dropped to Rs. 13,999 Flipkart and Amazon also lists the three variants in different prices Lenovo-owned Motorola launched the Moto X4 in India last year in November, and ... Read More »

Vivo Y81 4GB RAM Variant Reportedly Launched in India

HIGHLIGHTS Vivo Y81 price in India for the 4GB RAM is reportedly Rs. 13,490 Apart from the extra RAM, the two variants are identical The smartphone’s 3GB RAM option received a price cut last week Just a week after it got a price cut, the Vivo Y81 affordable smartphone is said to have received a new variant in the Indian market. The new ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro With Four Cameras, Display Notch Launched: Price, Specifications, Features

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro price is set at THB 6,990 (about Rs. 15,700) HIGHLIGHTS Redmi Note 6 Pro has been launched in Thailand It borrows the Snapdragon 636 SoC It will be available between September 27-30 Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro has become official, with the Chinese phone maker announcing the latest mid-range smartphone in Thailand. Successor to Redmi Note 5 ... Read More »

Want to prepay your home loan? Here is how you can do it

Home loan borrowers are often in a hurry to prepay their loan. But how easy is it to clear the huge debt well ahead of schedule? Even before they bought their first house in Jaipur in 2008, investment banker Yash Jain and his wife Namrata were determined to repay the Rs 25-lakh loan well before its tenure of 20 years ... Read More »

The best home loan rates being offered right now

A home loan is among the cheapest loans available. Photo: iStock A home loan is probably the biggest loan that one takes. Not only in terms of the loan amount, but also tenures, which can be 15 years or more. The total final amount that one pays can be double of what was borrowed. But a home loan is among ... Read More »

Mental health patients sent 300 miles from home due to lack of beds

The revelation led to calls for the NHS to create more beds more quickly for mental health patients. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Patients with serious mental health problems are being sent more than 300 miles away from their home areas because of widespread bed shortages across the NHS, figures show. Adults in mental health crises were sent as far as 307 miles ... Read More »

Eat all your meals within 10 hours for weight loss and good health

Following a simple lifestyle, such as eating all food within 10 hours, can restore balance, help to lose weight, stave off metabolic disease and maintain health, suggests a study led by one of an Indian-origin. The study, conducted over mice, suggests that the health problems associated with disruptions to animals’ 24-hour rhythms of activity and rest — which in humans ... Read More »

High BMI in children could increase risk of asthma

The growth of children in the first three years of their life affects the development of their lungs and the risk of asthma at 10 years of age, says a study. According to recent studies, excessive weight gain in the first years of life can be associated with lower lung function and a higher risk of childhood asthma. The new ... Read More »