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CII calls for holistic national mission to drive job creation

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has called for a comprehensive National Employment Mission and setting up of an inter-ministerial and all-State National Employment Board to drive job creation. “Employment generation extends to multiple dimensions, and a national mission is required to address all aspects holistically. The government’s National Employment Mission should include flexibility in hiring, tax incentives, education and ... Read More »

Digital platforms to drive growth in media and entertainment: Report

According to EY’s report on the industry growth in digital media businesses would far outpace TV, print, radio or music concerts at 26 per cent CAGR between 2016 and 2021. MUMBAI: India’s media and entertainment industry is forecast to touch $34.8 billion by 2021, logging a CAGR of 11.8 per cent in the preceding five years, paced by significant growth in digital platforms that ... Read More »

‘Bad’ foreign firms drive US job revival

German carmaker BMW invested $8 billion in a 1.2-mn sq ft assembly plant in the US. (Photo: Reuters) Years before Donald Trump began promising to bring back good manufacturing jobs by getting tough with US trade partners, such jobs have already been on the rise, largely thanks to foreign companies now cast as villains in Trump’s narrative. Reuters analysis of federal jobs data shows ... Read More »

HEALTH AND FITNESS: Does hunger or appetite drive you?

One of the most powerful motivators we have is hunger. Seeking food when we are hungry is what allowed our ancestors to survive. For most of human history, finding the next meal could be arduous or even dangerous, so a strong physiological drive was necessary to make it happen. Now, though, the problem isn’t usually finding food; it’s having access ... Read More »

SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I Card, Extreme Pro USB 3.1 Flash Drive Launched at CES

Storage solutions company, Western Digital has announced new storage devices under its SanDisk brand at the ongoing CES this week. The company unveiled a new solid-state USB flash drive called Extreme Pro USB 3.1 that can transfer data at a maximum speed of 420MB/s. SanDisk also introduced a high-speed 256GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card, which is priced at $199.99 ... Read More »

First Drive Review: 2016 Honda Accord Hybrid

There are always a few car models that define an automotive company. The Accord for Honda is exactly one of those and we did get three generations of the car from 2000-2013 till Honda India pulled the plug due to slow sales. But now it is back in and all new avatar and whats more important than the sharp looks ... Read More »

Exclusive First Drive: Skoda Kodiaq

Everybody knows that the new Skoda Kodiaq is exactly the same car as Volkswagen Tiguan or SEAT Ateca, so what’s the point in testing another version of the same machine, right? But then again, all three take part in the World Car of the Year contest as separate candidates, so it’s my duty as a world car juror to spend ... Read More »

Exclusive First Drive: Skoda Kodiaq

Everybody knows that the new Skoda Kodiaq is exactly the same car as Volkswagen Tiguan or SEAT Ateca, so what’s the point in testing another version of the same machine, right? But then again, all three take part in the World Car of the Year contest as separate candidates, so it’s my duty as a world car juror to spend ... Read More »

SanDisk Ultra microSDXC Premium Edition Card, 2-in-1 SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive m3.0 Launched in India

  SanDisk, the flash storage company now owned by WD, has launched two new products for mobile users in India: the 256GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I Premium Edition card, and the SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive m3.0 pen drive with both USB and Micro-USB connectors. The 256GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card is aimed at mainstream users in need of a ... Read More »

Porsche 718 Boxster First Drive Review

More than any other manufacturer, Porsche is wedded to tradition. After all, for over fifty years, they’ve been selling a car with the same basic silhouette; and they continue to stick their engine behind the rear axle. Of course they’ve made it work; defying physics in the bargain, but Porsche have always stuck with tradition. It is why Porsche-philes have ... Read More »