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Mandeep Singh is India’s youngest digital media manager who is rocking Punjabi cinema

Young men and women are making their mark in the Indian social media sector. With every passing day, social media is becoming a career of choice for millions across the country. However, only those can sustain in this field who are hard working and passionate about it. One such charismatic young man is Sirsa-based Mandeep Singh. This 23-year-old influencer started ... Read More »

This young ‘Roadies’ is creating equal job opportunities for India’s LGBTQ+ community

There are no official demographics for the LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) population in India, but government data from 2012 suggests that around 2.5 million people in India are homosexual. These figures are only based on individuals who have spoken up about belonging to the community to the Ministry of Health. Ankita Mehra Despite the 2018 landmark judgement of the ... Read More »

Job scare continues to haunt urban Indians; people still optimistic about India’s progress

Other than unemployment, Indians are worried about financial and political corruption, crime and violence, poverty and social inequality and climate change. While job concern is the top pain point for urban Indians, the people still remain hopeful about the country’s progression and are the most optimistic of the global lot. “At least 46% of urban Indians polled are most worried ... Read More »

Six candidates short-listed for India’s head coach’s job, Ravi Shastri also in fray

Six candidates, including incumbent Ravi Shastri, were on Monday short-listed for the high-profile post of the Indian cricket team’s head coach. The six candidates are former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson, ex-Australia all-rounder and Sri Lanka coach Tom Moody, former West Indies all-rounder and Afghanistan coach Phil Simmons, ex-India team manager Lalchand Rajput, former India fielding coach Robin Singh and ... Read More »

India’s unicorn startups are more like workhorses

India’s four largest unicorn startups are in the areas of online payments, e-commerce, ride-hailing and education China has seen the rise of a few impressive billion-dollar startups. Bytedance Inc’s TikTok, for instance, is so ‘hip’ that it makes Snap Inc look like a company catering to your parents. Sensetime Group Ltd and Beijing Megvii Co are masters of creepily powerful ... Read More »

India’s first ever LGBTI job fair in Bangalore offers over 250 jobs

An LGBTI job fair, billed by organisers as the first such event in India, attracted more than 250 people on Friday looking for employment with companies including Intel, Goldman Sachs and Uber. The event in the southern city of Bengaluru comes after India’s Supreme Court overruled a law banning homosexuality in 2018, which the organizers said now enables companies to ... 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 »

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 »

Moto C Plus India Launch: Lenovo Wants a Greater Share of India’s Affordable Smartphone Market

HIGHLIGHTS Lenovo brand Moto on Monday launched budget smartphone Moto C Plus It is priced at Rs. 6,999 competing with Redmi 4 Lenovo wants to capture more of the affordable smartphone market in India Lenovo’s Moto brand is accelerating its efforts to cash in on the affordable smartphone (Rs. 6,000-10,000) segment in India with the launch of the Moto C ... Read More »

Internet Trends report underscores India’s mobile obsession, Jio disruption

The volume of wireless broadband data consumed by Indians has risen sharply—from less than 200 million GB a month in June 2016 to around 1.3 billion GB a month in March 2017, according to the Internet Trends 2017 report by Kleiner Perkins. Photo: iStockphoto New Delhi: The volume of wireless broadband data consumed by Indians has risen sharply, from less ... Read More »