Author Archives: Loknath

Here are 4 top internet stock picks from Morgan Stanley into year-end

Morgan Stanley shared its favorite internet stock picks for the rest of the year. “We continue to focus on revisions and areas where the market’s ‘narrative’ can change,” internet analyst Brian Nowak wrote in a report to clients Sunday entitled “Who will outperform from here through the year of investment?” Here are four companies that Morgan Stanley recommended and their ... Read More »

LG G6 Goes on Sale in India, Rs. 10,000 Cashback on Amazon India for Today

The LG G6 has gone on sale in India starting Tuesday, and the smartphone is available online exclusively via Amazon India apart from offline retail stores across the country. The LG G6 price in India is Rs. 51,990 (MOP), which makes it significantly cheaper than the flagship of rival South Korean company, the Samsung Galaxy S8. It is available in Astro ... Read More »

Blockchain technology is the coolest thing in Indian finance right now but nobody really gets it

It’s tough to keep up with technology. And India’s finance sector knows it too well. Blockchain technology, based on concepts that underpin cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, is fast gaining pace in Asia’s third-largest economy but business executives still aren’t sure if they understand it. In 2016, some 32 blockchain firms were founded in India, according to audit and consultancy firm PwC. ... Read More »

New test, more choice ahead for Indiana education

It wouldn’t be Indiana politics without heated debates over education, and, reliably, the General Assembly delivered. Some of the longest discussions this year focused on expanding the state’s On My Way Pre-K pilot and replacing ISTEP. Particularly contentious were proposals for the state’s education leader to be appointed instead of elected, and for the state to take over the struggling Muncie and ... Read More »

Jury selection to begin in fatal Christmas fire case

In this Dec. 25, 2011 photo, firefighters investigate a house in Stamford, Conn. where an early morning fire left five people dead. The Hartford Courant reported Monday, May 9, 2016, that in a lawsuit deposition, contractor Michael Borcina said he lied to protect the children’s mother Madonna Badger, who was the one who left a bag of fireplace ashes in ... Read More »

Felt VR3, endurance road bike, reviewed

The Felt VR3 arrived for testing in late fall. For my rides, I was putting on more and more layers as temperatures dropped. As I thickened up from the clothes, it was good to have a road bike with wider tires (28 mm nominal, 30 mm actual). One of my last rides on the Irvine, Calif.-based company’s new endurance bike ... Read More »

KTM 390 DUKE (2017-on) Review

KTM has raised the A2 licence bar with its 2017 390 Duke. It’s one of the most fun to ride, involving and high quality machines in its class.  It’s refined, easy to live with, fast, comes with a high level of spec and superb attention to detail. There’s a whole raft of official ‘Power Parts accessories, too’. If you plan ... Read More »

England assures EU student funding fees through 2018

The announcement came as part of a tumultuous week for the UK higher education sector, during which Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap general election and rumours swirled that May is willing to soften her long-held stance on non-EU students being included in net migration figures. “This announcement gives EU students the certainty they need as well as giving ... Read More »

Lively Chastain Chelsea Clinton honored for philanthropic work

Hollywood actresses Blake Lively and Jessica Chastain were among the six women honored on Friday for their philanthropic efforts with organizations helping women and children. They joined singer-actress Audra McDonald, television personality Gayle King, Viacom media executive Shari Redstone and Chelsea Clinton, vice chair of the board of the Clinton Foundation, at Variety’s Power of Women lunch recognizing their charitable ... Read More »

Class Struggle In AAPs Schools Vs BJPs Schools, Education Missing From Debate

New Delhi: Refurbished, shiny desks have replaced broken tables and benches at the government school on Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg in the heart of Delhi. Students are in full attendance as they listen to academician Pushpesh Pant speaking on Cold War via video conferencing. This scene is straight out of one of the ‘model schools’ conceptualised by Deputy Chief Minister ... Read More »