Author Archives: Loknath Das

Hairstyle To Try With Saree For Long Hair

The saree is a definitive, Indian outfit that you can never turn out badly with. Pair a saree with an excellent hairdo and you will seem as though you have come straight out of a Bollywood film. Look at these 4 merry season hairstyles that you can display with any saree you want. The main drawback of attempting these hairstyles ... Read More »

Model code & political ad rules will apply to social media too

The model code of conduct and its pre-certified political advertisement rules will apply to the social media as well. Chief election commissioner Sunil Arora said all major social media platforms — Facebook, Twitter, Google, WhatsApp and Share Chat — are committed to accepting only pre-certified political advertisements, sharing expenditure on it with the Election Commission (EC) and adhering to the “silence period” that comes into effect ... Read More »

India Cooling Action Plan Launched: All about it

India Cooling Action Plan Launched: All about it It is yet an indeed proud moment for the country since India is one of the first countries in the world to develop a comprehensive Cooling Action plan which has a long term vision to address the cooling requirement across sectors and lists out actions which can help reduce the cooling demand. ... Read More »

Opinion | A systemic approach to reforming education

Despite enormous and well-meaning efforts, we have not delivered quality learning outcomes to Indian children. Concerted efforts like the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, and initiatives like mid-day meals have ensured that we have solved the problem of access to school education for our children. With gross enrolment crossing 100%, the focus has appropriately shifted to improving learning outcomes. Assessments by the ... Read More »

The Best Ways to Use Social Media to Expand Your Network

I’m a big believer in the power of social media to diversify and evolve one’s network, build on the strength of weak ties, and nurture relationships over time. I’ve seen the business value of social media firsthand as the founder and CEO of three technology startups, and as a product executive at LinkedIn. My experience is backed up by research: 75% ... Read More »

How To Use Social Media To Pitch Investors

How can entrepreneurs use social media to pitch investors? Social media has become an incredibly powerful tool for all types of uses. It has made and broken brands with consumers, changed politics, created movements, become an instant news source and has evolved into a chief community and shopping hub. It’s also been responsible for years of wasted time. So, how do ... Read More »

Rethinking the amount of technology in the classroom

I recently returned from a book publisher’s summit along with a group of accounting instructors from around the U.S. In addition to being wined and dined by the publisher; we were there to learn all the new technology “bells and whistles” and how this latest technology could improve the learning experience of our students. It was two grueling days of ... Read More »

Social media platforms more than just escape

ALBANY — The proliferation of social media is an inseparable part of the millennial generation, given its charismatic way of drawing users in and providing answers to the unknown. Since the younger generation discovered the dynamics of this new technology, its members have been basking in its presence. So what is it that makes these social platforms a hit? Start ... Read More »

MWC 2019: The coolest gadgets and tech that impressed us in Barcelona

Attendees take pictures of the Mate X foldable phone just outside of Huawei’s booth at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. (Express photo by Anuj Bhatia) Another MWC is over. The world’s biggest mobile show, held annually in Barcelona, Spain, had a lot to offer this year. We saw many new smartphones and gadgets over four exhausting days. Some felt ... Read More »

Is Mogu a Hidden Gem in China’s Crowded Tech Market?

Chinese online fashion company Mogu (NYSE:MOGU), which went public last December, recently posted its first quarterly report as a public company. Mogu’s revenue rose 20% annually to 367.2 million RMB ($53.4 million) during the third quarter, which marked a significant acceleration from its 2% sales growth in the first six months of the year. Mogu’s operating loss narrowed year-over-year from 202.5 million RMB ... Read More »