Author Archives: Loknath

How Changing Lifestyle Is Affecting Eye Health

Lifestyle induced illnesses are on the rise. It would not be inaccurate to say that it not just affects commonly known health ailments like diabetes or infertility but in a big way affects our eyes. Eye health is a major victim of our ever evolving current lifestyle. Longer screen time, exposure to more technological devices and the ever growing pollution ... Read More »

Indiabulls Housing Finance shares jump 4% on fundraising plans

Indiabulls Housing Finance share price rose in trade today after the firm said it would deliver 17-19 per cent net profit growth in FY20 & plans to raise Rs 26,000 crore in four quarters of FY20. Reacting to this, shares of the company rose by almost 4 per cent on Thursday. The total resources raised in Q4FY19 were Rs 17,300 ... Read More »

Lifestyle Launches 20-20 Bash with Tiger Shroff Kickstarting Celebrations

Lifestyle, India’s favourite fashion destination, has announced a month long 20-20 bash to celebrate 20-year anniversary of its operations in the country. Unveiling its 20-year celebration logo in a glamorous ceremony with Youth Icon Tiger Shroff in Mumbai, the brand announced a slew of attractive offers across categories that the customers will get to enjoy every weekend of April. Every ... Read More »

PUBG Mobile’s new subscriptions give you goodies every day

Even though yesterday was April Fools’ Day, Tencent Games wasn’t joking when it announced two new in-game subscription models on Twitter for PUBG Mobile. Called Prime and Prime Plus, each tier gives players an assortment of goodies each month. With Prime, players can buy items with Battle Points and get five Unknown Coins each day. That means players will get a total of ... Read More »

Manappuram Finance withdraws release on securing funding from NABARD

Non-banking finance company Manappuram Finance Thursday withdrew a release it had issued earlier in the day regarding securing debt funding from NABARD. The release titled ‘Manappuram Finance secures Rs 695 crore debt funding from NABARD’ is being “retracted with immediate effect due to factual inaccuracies in statement as well as transaction”, the company said. Manappuram Finance also said it would come out with a revised announcement ... Read More »

Why the U.S. Government Just Dropped 10,000 Dead Christmas Trees in a New Orleans Wildlife Refuge

Bales of discarded Christmas trees were dropped in the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge on Thursday.Photo: Courtesy Southeast Lousiana Refuges In an annual tradition stretching back more than two decades, on Thursday the National Guard and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service teamed up to drop nearly 10,000 spent Christmas trees into a New Orleans wildlife refuge. Apparently, it’s all ... Read More »

Mobile phone explodes in Hyd man’s pocket, injuries sustained after falling off bike

A brand new mobile phone exploded in the pocket of a 28-year-old man in Hyderabad as he was riding his two-wheeler on Tuesday, leaving him injured. The incident took place in the city’s Alwal area and the man was identified as Md Imran, an electrician, who was travelling from Lothkunta to Bolarum. The police said that Imran had recently purchased ... Read More »

Film News Roundup: Miramax Developing ‘I Won’t Be Home for Christmas’

In today’s film news roundup, “I Won’t Be Home for Christmas” is in the works, the NFL has made a documentary about female team owners and D Street Pictures has signed Kenny Gage and Devon Downs to direct the dance feature “Move.” HOLIDAY PROJECT Miramax has acquired film rights to Lauren Iungerich’s holiday-themed screenplay “I Won’t Be Home for Christmas.” Iungerich is ... Read More »

Stalker alert: 1 in 3 women who use mobiles in India face harassment, receive inappropriate calls

The survey paints a grim picture of the extent of harassment women face via their phones. It has also compiled women’s responses on what effect such calls had on them and what steps, if any, did they take to prevent such calls. Apart from calls with intentions of malicious harassment, the women also received unsolicited calls — that aren’t classified as harassment ... Read More »

PUBG Mobile Ban: ‘Health Reminder’ Spotted In-Game, Limits Play Time of Indian Users

Gujarat government issued a directive in January to ban PlayerUnknown’s Battleground mobile game in several districts, citing an addiction amongst players. The PUBG ban later resulted in the arrest of 10 people in Rajkot for playing the game. The game makers have been looking at ways to avoid the ban and the arrests, and its first attempt is by sending ... Read More »