Author Archives: Loknath Das

Count on these easy home hacks to clean your gold jewellery

When was the last time you took out time from your schedule and cleaned your jewellery? Gold jewellery, though lasts long, tends to lose its shine due to wear and tear. Which is why it is important to clean it at regular intervals. Since getting it polished at a jewellery store may not be possible immediately under the current circumstances, ... Read More »

Hyundai’s 5 new car buying finance schemes explained: Low EMIs, no down payment and more

To reach the consumers during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Hyundai Motor India announced its “Click-to-Buy’ online sales platform where one can book and purchase a new model. Along it came the 360 Digital Service & Contact-less Service Experience for after-sales solutions as well. Hyundai India has now made efforts to help reduce the immediate financial burden customers with 5 new ... Read More »

Coronavirus drives out Lehigh Valley Auto Show, but organizers will hold a TV event instead

Car enthusiast Dick Culver of Bethlehem looks at the vehicles on display during the The Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers Association’s news conference for its auto show earlier this year. The coronavirus forced its cancellation but the local dealers group and WFMZ-TV have teamed up to do a 30-minute “Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers 2020 Virtual Auto Show.”(April Gamiz/The Morning ... Read More »

Skoda Auto India manufactured no models in March 2020: Could affect new car deliveries

In March 2020, Skoda Auto India manufactured no models. Skoda India has a manufacturing facility located on the outskirts of Aurangabad, Maharashtra. The plant has an annual capacity to manufacture 89,000 units. In the last month of the 2019-20 financial year, the manufacturing facility produced no vehicles in the time. Before this, in January 2020, production for Skoda stood at ... Read More »

Coronavirus: ‘The future of our nursery is pretty bleak’

Nurseries have joined schools in having to close because of the coronavirus outbreak. But if parents and carers stop paying fees, what implications does this have for the nurseries’ futures? “It’s just a matter of time as to how long we’ve got,” said Denise Williams, who runs Home-Grown Nursery in Malvern, Worcestershire. “Everybody’s really worried. I’ve got parents asking ‘can ... Read More »

Buying a new car right now may be a bad idea—and cost you thousands of dollars, data says. Here’s why

If you’re looking to buy a car, experts will generally tell you to look for a pre-owned model to save money. But if you’re heart is set on driving a shiny new car off the lot, there’s another reason you may want to exercise caution: It could be less reliable than you’d think. As many as 45% of those new or ... Read More »

Parks commission talks future goals, committees

In their first meeting since narrowly avoiding disbandment, Turlock’s Parks, Arts and Recreation Commissioners established goals and new committees for the upcoming year. The PAR Commission now meets quarterly following a vote by the City Council in January, when Council members were tasked with the decision of whether or not to temporarily shut down the group of community volunteers. Meetings ... Read More »

New York auto show postponed for first time since WWII over coronavirus

Organizers of the New York International Auto Show are postponing the 12-day conference until late-August due to the evolving coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. — the first time the annual event has been rescheduled since WWII. The public show, which was set to begin early next month, is now scheduled for Aug. 28 through Sept. 6, the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association, ... Read More »

Jyotiraditya Scindia’s break with the Congress and his future in the BJP

March 9, 2020 will be remembered as the day of one of the most massive shake-ups in the recent history of Indian politics. Four-time Member of Parliament, a former union minister and a personal friend of the Gandhi siblings, Jyotiraditya Scindia resigned from the Congress. Though there had been talk of Jyotiraditya Scindia joining the BJP for the past six ... Read More »

Future of Work 2020: Industry leaders believe regulators offer opportunities in fintech

On the second day of YourStory’s tech, product, and design conference, Future of Work 2020, three leaders from the Indian startup ecosystem — Chetty Arun, Sidharth, and Dharmesh BA came together to discuss ‘Designing for fintech.’  The trio discussed the regulatory framework and trends in the fintech space, and the limitations of traditional banks. Dharmesh, Sidharth, and BA Chetty Arun (L-R) Regulations as opportunities Five or six years ago, regulators were ... Read More »