Author Archives: Loknath Das

Kerala church leaders say furore over job notification for Scheduled Caste converts unwarranted as Centre, other states also have such quota

A controversy raging on social media over a Public Service Commission (PSC) extra ordinary gazette notification on job vacancies reserved for Scheduled Caste Converts to Christianity (SCCC) has raised eyebrows among minorities in Kerala. The notification, published on 27 July 2019, invited applications for filling up vacancies for 25 posts of Assistant Surgeons/Casualty Medical Officers through a one-time registration scheme. ... Read More »

3 Definite Signs You’re In A Toxic Job

A job you’re not enjoying and a toxic environment can really impact your emotional health, personal life and work performance too. If you’re going through a difficult time at work, you will get through it, and you can come out even stronger. You’ve got to believe that for change to happen. Be patient, try not to take your experiences too ... Read More »

Media persons say ‘we can’t show truth because we’ll lose our jobs’: Rahul

Mahendragarh: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he has no understanding of the economy, and claimed that the world is mocking India due to the BJP’s politics of pitting people against each other. As the poll campaign for the 90-member Haryana assembly entered the final lap, Gandhi stuck to the issues of economic ... Read More »

Job reduction in Indian ops will be limited: Stuart Lewis, Chief risk officer, Deutsche Bank AG | Interview

Stuart Lewis, Chief risk officer, Deutsche Bank AG Deutsche Bank has been implementing a transformation strategy across its global operations that includes exiting some of its non-core activities. Stuart Lewis, chief risk officer at Deutsche Bank AG, tells Bhavik Nair that the amount of job reductions as a consequence of the transformation would be quite limited in India. Edited excerpts: ... Read More »

Looking For A Flexible Job? Five Ways To Ace The Job Interview

October is National Work and Family Month. October 15 is National Flex Day, which started in 2013 by flexible jobs career site FlexJobs to call attention to the need for flexible work. If you’re interested in working flexibly, you don’t necessarily have to leave your job to get more flexibility in your career. However, if your current job doesn’t lend itself to ... Read More »

Broadcasters set to drop MRP of flagship entertainment channels in festive season

MUMBAI: Top broadcasters are reducing the a la carte price of each of their flagship general entertainment channels to Rs 12 per month from Rs 19 as a festive offer even as the sector regulator is reviewing its new tariff order. Zee Entertainment EnterprisesNSE -1.02 % (ZEE) on Friday dropped the MRP of six of its GECs – Zee TV, Zee ... Read More »

30 Great Eat-the-Rich Horror Movies

Late-stage capitalism is a bad look. As Jennifer Lopez told us in Hustlers, “This whole country is a strip club. You’ve got people throwing the money, and you’ve got people doing the dance.” The proletariat is fed up, and even the youth of TikTok are crying outrage at the billionaire class. The popular art of 2019 is responding, too, with privilege-skewering movies like Ready ... Read More »

Google to mentor 10 startups in Bengaluru from October 14

BENGALURU: Google on Wednesday announced to kick-start third class of its three-month “Launchpad Accelerator India” programme from October 14 here with a line-up of 10 fresh startups. Similar to the two previous classes, these startups will get access to mentorship from Google teams and industry experts, free support, Cloud credits and more, the company said in a statement. The startups will undergo an intensive ... Read More »

Stock market update: Nifty Media up 2%; Dish TV, Den Networks surge

Media stocks traded higher on NSE in the afternoon trade on Thursday. Shares of Dish TV India (up 8.28 per cent), Den Networks (up 4.91 per cent), Zee Entertainment EnterprisesNSE -0.64 % (up 4.78 per cent) and TV18 Broadcast (up 2.49 per cent) were the top gainers. Zee Media Corporation (up 2.27 per cent), Network 18 Media & Investments (up ... Read More »

Mahatma Gandhi left precious spiritual legacy for world: China

October 2 has acquired special significance for Beijing ever since the statue of Gandhi, sculpted by China’s acclaimed sculptor and artist Yuan Xikun was installed at the famous Chaoyang park in 2005. (Representational Image) Mahatma Gandhi not only inspired the people of India, but also left a precious spiritual legacy to the world, China has said, invoking his famous words ... Read More »