Author Archives: Loknath Das

U.S. State CIOs Pursuing Faster Digital Transformation

Cybersecurity, digital government, and improving citizen experience were the key themes emerging from conversations with state chief information officers (CIOs) at the 2022 National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) Midyear Conference. Those themes were also among the top 10 priorities for state CIOs identified by NASCIO. Across the United States (U.S.), state CIOs are pursuing faster digital transformation and more cloud-based ... Read More »

CES 2022 Day 1 highlights: Sony confirms PlayStation VR 2, Samsung’s $899 portable projector, and more

The first day of CES 2022 was a busy one. Sony used the world’s biggest tech show to reveal the name of the next-generation VR system. But the true surprise came when the Japanese tech giant announced it will start commercializing its electric vehicles as part of a new division called Sony Mobility Inc. Samsung, meanwhile, showed its new barrel-shaped Freestyle projector which ... Read More »

Fire At Europe’s Biggest Sand Dune In France Amid Record Heatwave

  In a usual July on Europe’s biggest sand dune, holidaymakers clamber to its peak to admire the panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean beyond. This year, its heights are deserted, shrouded in smoke, with fire service planes buzzing overhead. The Dune de Pilat is a famous attraction on France’s west coast, with its sands rising abruptly out of thick ... Read More »

Character And Identity

The French never follow. Nor do they lead. They just do their own thing… accompanied by a nonchalant shrug. This independent streak permeates everything they do. Food, football, fashion, fast cars. Their approach is always different. While at times this doesn’t work, or isn’t as competitive, the French always push the boundaries. As a result, fleshing out a niche is ... Read More »

Model Education Loans, Credit Guarantee Fund Scheme: Know Details Here

As per Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) Model Scheme, approved courses leading to graduate/ post graduate degree and P G Diploma conducted by Colleges/ Universities recognized by the University Grants Commission, the All India Council for Technical Education, the Indian Council of Medical Research, etc. are eligible for education loan. Model education loan scheme covers recognized non professional courses. Complaints regarding ... Read More »

It’s a long, excruciating wait for a new car; cancellations are up, buyer sentiment down

It’s been an endless wait for car buyers as supply chain disruptions continue to rock the automobile industry, creating shortages through the entire line. With waiting times extending to as much as 90 weeks — or nearly two years — customers are having to deal with the prospect of not being able to get their chosen vehicles in a reasonable ... Read More »

How to successfully apply to outstanding UK universities

When choosing overseas study, Indian students are faced with a major decision. Which university will provide the right course and the right environment to help you achieve your goals? How should you go about applying for a course? What support will you need to make sure you have the language and study skills to succeed and go on to achieve ... Read More »

Man Shot In Face For Resisting Robbery In Delhi, Hospitalised: Police

A 35-year-old man was shot in face by four unidentified people who opened fire at him from inside a car in a bid to snatch his gold chain and bracelet, police said on Monday. Pradeep Singh, who runs a salon, was injured in his cheek and was taken to a hospital. He was having an ice-cream with his brother-in-law Simar ... Read More »

2023 Cadillac Escalade-V Debuts As A Three-Row SUV With 682 bhp

Cadillac is offering its Escalade in a new version called Escalade-V in the USA with a monstrous V8 6.2-litre engine pushing all limits to disperse a behemoth 682 bhp and 885 Nm of peak torque, capable of going up to 13,500 rpm, paired to a 10-speed automatic gearbox specially calibrated for this version of the SUV, as well as all-wheel ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz Vision EQXX Achieved 1000 Km Drive Range Using Bridgestone’s Hyper-Efficient Tyres

Bridgestone engineers have collaborated with Mercedes-Benz to create custom-designed tyres that have contributed to increasing the Vision EQXX’s efficiency to a higher level. As we already know, the Mercedes-Benz Vision EQXX has achieved a staggering real-world drive range of 1,000km – from Sindelfingen, Germany to Cassis, France, on a single charge. Bridgestone has become the official tyre supplier for the ... Read More »