Author Archives: Loknath Das

How art restorers uncover hidden details in artworks

Experts of the Dresden State Art Collections were astonished when they closely examined Vermeer’s “Girl Reading a Letter at an Open Window” using technical equipment: Under a layer of paint hid a youthful Cupid. The artist had painted the figure on the wall behind the girl, who seems to be reading innocently. After two years of work to reveal the ... Read More »

5 Serving Bowl Options To Add To Your Kitchen

People eat food not only with their mouths but also with their eyes. That is the presentation of our meal affects how it tastes in our mouth! Cooking food takes a lot of preparation, therefore it is important that it not only tastes good but also looks good! For that, we need to invest in some smart and versatile serving ... Read More »

Thousands of Salvadorans protest against corruption, growing authoritarianism

Thousands of people protested Sunday in El Salvador’s capital against corruption and what they see as a drift towards authoritarianism, days after the United States announced sanctions against a close aide of President Nayib Bukele. Bukele has drawn criticism for making bitcoin legal tender in the country, suggesting the volatile cryptocurrency will help revitalize its struggling economy, and for legal reforms ... Read More »

Inside China’s underground crypto mining operation, where people are risking it all to make bitcoin

Ben is mining for bitcoin in the Chinese province of Sichuan, hoping every day that he doesn’t get caught by the authorities. Like other crypto miners who have gone underground since Beijing cracked down on the industry earlier this year, Ben — who asked only to be identified by his nickname to ensure his safety — is getting creative to evade detection. Ben has ... Read More »

5 Hatchbacks Under ₹ 10 Lakhs With LED Headlamps

LED headlamps were a bling feature made for only luxury cars a few years back. However, many affordable vehicles today in the Indian market come with great LED headlamps. Compared to traditional halogen headlamps, the LED variants last longer and emit much brighter light. What’s more, the LED headlamps are also a perfect choice as they use less power. So, ... 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 »

Earth Energy EV Glyde Electric Scooter: First Ride Review

The electric two-wheeler segment in India is continuously expanding with newer and newer players entering the market every year. In 2021 alone we saw the entry of electric scooters like – Ola S1, Bounce Infinity E1, and Simple One. Along with these we also saw the foray of Mumbai-based start-up Earth Energy EV into the electric two-wheeler segment. The company ... Read More »

The Jinnah debate vs local issues in Aligarh as Uttar Pradesh heads to assembly polls

Muhammad Ali Jinnah may only be remembered as the man who gave the scar of partition to India, but Indian politicians never forget to bring him during the elections. With India’s five states going closer to the assembly elections, the Jinnah debate is yet again taking centre stage. The war of words has escalated between the Opposition and the ruling ... Read More »

Hyundai India Becomes The Bestselling SUV Brand Of 2021; Maruti Suzuki Leads In UV Sales

Hyundai Motor India has continued to be the bestselling SUV brand in India for the second year in a row. The company sold over 2.52 lakh SUVs in 2021 where the new-generation Creta continues to be the highest selling SUV not only in the carmaker’s line-up, but across India with over 1.25 lakh units being sold last year. The Hyundai ... Read More »

Skoda Kushaq SUV Review: The Arrival Of The King

Skoda has been itching to get back into the game in the country and the India 2.0 strategy was devised to ensure this happens. And that’s why in 2020, the company showcased the Vision IN concept, which will form the basis of this strategy and the company will now ‘make-in-India’ for the world. The product then had to be an ... Read More »