Author Archives: Loknath Das

NBFCs back in business of hiring

MUMBAI: Non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) are beginning to add crucial jobsacross various functions, indicating that stability has returned to a key sector that was unsettled last autumn by a liquidity squeeze and subsequent increases in capital costs. NBFCs could hire about 15,000 people in FY20, an estimate by recruitment firm TeamLease showed. Among those adding jobs are Mahindra Finance, Shriram Transport Finance, ... Read More »

‘With evolving consumer demand, role of advertising has altered dynamically’

Changing consumer patterns have advertisers worried. With consumers being in control of the media they consume and how they consume it, advertisers are forced to adapt to the changing media environment. The time has come to explore options beyond traditional advertising, maintained industry experts at The Indian Society of Advertisers’ (ISA) Conference. Sunil Kataria, CEO, India & SAARC, Godrej Consumer ... Read More »

New perspective on changing travel conditions in Arctic communities

Snowmobile is a common mode of transport in Inuit communities. Temperature influences machine functioning, potential of getting stuck and conditions of ice and snow. Credit: Dylan Clark, McGill University, Canada Inuit communities’ travel skills and regional knowledge have helped mitigate the effects of Arctic climate change on travel conditions, according to a new study. The Arctic is warming nearly twice ... Read More »

After Manohar Parrikar, Ally Wants Goa Top Job, No Call Yet: BJP Lawmaker

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar died on Sunday after a long illness. PANAJI:  The BJP-led alliance in Goa did not reach a consensus over the next chief minister in a late night meeting, a move necessitated by the death of Manohar Parrikar. Mr Parrikar, 63 died of a pancreatic ailment on Sunday at his private residence near Panaji. Union minister and senior ... Read More »

Simpler GST turns out to be bad business for India’s tax consultants

MUMBAI: For a newly minted partner in one of the Big Four professional services firms, becoming a stay-at-home dad had never crossed his mind. That, until last month. He had joined the company as a partner in 2016, with a 30% pay hike, from a rival firm. With an eight-figure salary, a chauffeur-driven, high-end German car and a penthouse in ... Read More »

In pics | Top 10 Asia Pacific cities where business meets pleasure

1/12 A survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit ranked 26 Asian cities for business travellers based on parameters such as ease of transport, safety and options for dining out, giving them a “Bleisure” score. While Tokyo was the most sociable city for business travellers, Indian cities raked big on the ‘culture’ they offer. Here are 10 cities that offer ... Read More »

Twitter will let users be much more specific when reporting tweets with personal information

Twitter is adding new options to its reporting process for tweets that share personal information, adding much more specific fields that users can highlight when submitting reports. Now, when reporting a tweet that contains private information, users will be taken to an additional menu allowing them to specify whether the tweet contains contact information, a home address or physical location, financial information, ... Read More »

This week in IT: Could the Facebook founder’s recent blog post be an answer to India’s data localisation mandate?

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in his blog post on March 7 spoke about company’s way forward, privacy and data storage among others. Zuckerberg said, “People want to know their data is stored securely in places they trust. Looking at the future of the internet and privacy, I believe one of the most important decisions we’ll make is where we’ll build data centers ... Read More »

The List Of Indian Trending Hairstyles For Sarees

Contemplate what hair style to choose to organize the particular saris you have. The major part going before any haircut is blow and dry your hair.  Check our hairstyle Here Is The List Of Indian Trending Hairstyles For Sarees Low Twisted Bun Wear your hair in a low twisted bun. This is a critical straightforward hair style that you can ... Read More »

Startups, ecommerce companies flood campuses with offers

NEW DELHI: Job offers are pouring in at the nation’s top business schools from ecommerce companies and startups, which are on the lookout for managerial talent with a technical background to drive the next phase of growth. Indian Institutes of Managements in Bengaluru, Kolkata and Kozhikode, and the Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) in Delhi said they have seen steep increase in offers ... Read More »