Author Archives: Loknath Das

El Salvador President says Dollar is dead, Bitcoin is future

El Salvador President Nayib Bukele has yet again made his love for Bitcoin public. In a tweet, Bukele boldly announced that the days of fiat money may soon be over and that Bitcoin is the “real revolution” the world is seeing at present. Bukele also mentioned that El Salvador is spearheading this Bitcoin era. Taking to Twitter, the El Salvador ... Read More »

The health toll of poor sleep

Sleep — both its quantity and its quality — is one of the most frequently discussed health topics. How often have you told a friend or relative, “I’m exhausted, I was up half the night”? Surveys have found that more than a third of American adults are unable to consistently get a good night’s sleep, with millions having trouble falling asleep or ... Read More »

Intel announces 5.5GHz Core i9-12900KS CPU

At CES 2022, Intel revealed its teased 12th Generation, limited edition CPU that can boost one of its cores up to 5.5GHz. It’s going to be part of the so-called KS series and its actual name is Core i9-12900KS. During the announcement, Intel showcased a demo of a configuration running Hitman 3 and the CPU maintained a solid 5.2GHz clock ... Read More »

Leftist 35-year-old Gabriel Boric wins election as Chile’s next president

Aleftist millennial who rose to prominence during anti-government protests was elected Chile’s next president Sunday after a bruising campaign against a free-market firebrand likened to Donald Trump. With 56 per cent of the votes, Gabriel Boric handily defeated by more than 10 points lawmaker José Antonio Kast, who tried unsuccessfully to scare voters that his young, inexperienced opponent would upend Chile’s vaunted ... Read More »

NEW LIC POLICY LAUNCH ALERT! Insurance behemoth rolls out benefit-based health plan Arogya Rakshak; Know all benefits here

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has launched a benefit-based health insurance plan Arogya Rakshak. This new insurance scheme will be effective from 19 July 2021.   This is a non-linked, non-participating, regular premium, individual health insurance plan. The special thing about this plan is that if a dangerous disease occurs, then it gives definite benefits to it. Also, if money ... Read More »

Vacant faculty posts range from 5 to 36% in 7 IITs: CAG report

Despite efforts put in by the IITs and a steady increase in the number of faculty members recruited every year, vacancies ranging from five to 36 per cent in faculty positions were observed in seven IITs, inhibiting a speedy expansion of student intake, according to a CAG report. The report is on ‘Performance Audit of Setting up of new Indian ... Read More »

Samsung announces smart TVs with NFT trading support ahead of 2022 CES TV lineup

Non fungible tokens (NFTs) took the world by storm in 2021, and the latest to enter into the cryptocurrency bandwagon is Samsung. The South Korean tech giant announced its “NFT aggregation platform” supported by its exclusive smart TV launches at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022. This platform facilitates people to browse NFTs for sale and even buy them via the TV. ... Read More »

James Webb Space Telescope Launch Delayed by NASA to Christmas Day Due to Bad Weather

NASA has delayed the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope, which would be the successor to the Hubble. The space agency said the launch will happen a day later than the earlier stipulated time, on Christmas Day, December 25, from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana, where high winds are a major factor. An Ariane 5 rocket will lift ... Read More »

Samantha in Rs 3.5k kurta set blends style and comfort. Pics here

When it comes to ethnic fashion, Samantha’s sartorial choices are on-point. The Family Guy 2 actress took to Instagram to share a pretty picture of herself in a breezy floral kurta set. If you’re looking for pieces that ensure comfort yet style, then Samantha’s kurta set is a must-have.   Samantha took to Twitter to share a photo of herself ... Read More »

How wealth advisors temper the portfolio risks of newbie ESOP millionaires

Alok Saigal has spent the last seven years advising his firm’s private wealth and high networth clients on how to invest their money. He is the President and Head–Private Wealth at Edelweiss Wealth. Saigal has been a finance professional for close to 20 years now. But when young 20-something clients walk into his office flaunting their employees’ stock options (ESOPs), Saigal says ... Read More »