Kishore Kumar

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By Blaming UPA's 80:20 Gold Import Scheme, BJP is Trying to Deflect Attention from PNB Fraud

<b>New Delhi:</b> Fearing political backlash over the mega fraud perpetrated by Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi in the Punjab National Bank (PNB), the ruling …

Modi Government's Rs 500-Crore Bonanza to the Adani Group

The government recently took a decision to quietly tweak the rules relating to special economic zones (SEZs) which has enabled a company in the Adani …

India

Flying in planes is like standing next to nuclear reactor, but worse

From the spread of disease to deep vein thrombosis, air travel is not without its health risks.<p>But a much less commonly known hazard associated with …

Particles

This Is the Only Farewell Email You Need to Send When Leaving Your Job

It's nuanced.<p>A goodbye letter can tell you a lot about an employee.<p>When Marissa Mayer left Yahoo in June, the infamous micro-manager sent her staff a …

Employment

Gujarat polls: Results show the winner came second; Rahul Gandhi's Congress has much to cheer - Firstpost

As the final results of the Gujarat Assembly elections are being tallied, it is clear that the Congress will win close to 80 of the 182 seats in the …

What the iPhone X should have been

It’s pretty self indulgent when one person describes what they want in a phone, as if it matters. I'm nothing more than a single data point and an …

Apps

LinkedIn Just Made Writing Your Resume in Microsoft Word a Whole Lot Easier | Official LinkedIn Blog

Microsoft Word

General Narendra Modi and His Troll Army

“Bowed down to media, secular and liberal bullies? We work for you tirelessly, selflessly. This is the reward,” tweeted @RitaG74, who is “blessed to …

India

Daily Economics: How lucrative is India's most common roadside occupation?

There’s a tidy sum hiding inside those tea cups.<p><i>We welcome your comments at letters@scroll.in.</i>

After Modi’s Speech on Media, Senior Journalists Question Government’s ‘Doublespeak’

Speaking at the platinum jubilee event of the <i>Daily Thanthi</i>, the PM quoted Gandhi to say the misuse of power by the media is “criminal”.<p><b>New Delhi</b>: …

Raghuram Rajan breaks silence, says neither he nor RBI under him wanted demonetisation

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has revealed that he did not favour demonetisation as he felt the short term economic costs associated with such a …

India

Selling Nationalism? Redditors React to Patanjali’s Recent Oil Ad

Remember how Patanjali landed itself into trouble with its ‘saundarya’ ad? Labelled as a sexist advertisement, that was, however, not the first and …

Selling

Templated Tweets, Trolls Deployed to Proclaim 'Success' of Demonetisation on Social Media

<b>New Delhi:</b> A day after the Reserve Bank of India’s report on demonetisation proved that the whole exercise of scrapping high denomination notes in …

India

Please Don’t ‘Shut Up Ya Kunal’: Enjoying Politics Through Comedy

What is humour? A silly ‘Santa Banta’ joke or an elephant and ant joke? What’s your flavour?<p>I’d say some satire, a dash of criticism and simple …

India

In India, it’s the media and not e-commerce that desperately needs a Jeff Bezos

On the day that India celebrated her 70th Independence Day, The Guardiannewspaper of London published a damaging story about the Adani Group. The publication had got hold of an Indian customs intelligence notice alleging that Rs1,500 crore ($235 million) had been siphoned off to tax havens by the …

Journalism

This letter from an angry Uber investor reads like a piece of modernist poetry

Sometimes the greatest art comes from a place of pain.<p>After being forcibly ousted from his position as CEO of Uber in June, Travis Kalanick was sued for fraud on Aug. 10 by Benchmark, the venture-capital firm that was an early investor in the company and holds a seat on its board. They claim he hid …

Google on Anti-Diversity Manifesto: Employees Must 'Feel Safe Sharing Their Opinions'

The company has responded to a document that went viral within the company.<p>On Saturday, we reported about an anti-diversity manifesto penned by a Google software engineer that was shared widely within the company. This afternoon, Gizmodo released the document in full. Google's new Vice President of …

The Workplace

The Greatest Sales Deck I’ve Ever Seen

It’s Zuora’s, and it’s brilliant. Here’s why.<p>A few months ago, my friend Tim took a new sales job at a Series C tech company that had raised over $60 …

Time I

The Epoch Times (Singapore)

The chaebols: Samsung and LG's 50-year 'star wars'

LG and Samsung are among the best-known of South Korea's conglomerates, and their ongoing rivalry is just as famous. We take a look at their closely intertwined histories in part two of this series on chaebols.<p><i>This is the second part in a series on chaebols -- the conglomerates that make up the</i> …

South Korea

​The chaebols: The rise of South Korea's mighty conglomerates

They are cornerstones of the economic, political and social landscape: Part one of a series looks at how these conglomerates -- like Samsung, LG and Hyundai -- saved South Korea from crushing poverty and defined a country's role on the global stage.<p>There was a joke in South Korea back in the 1990s. …

South Korea

How I run a 1000-person company … from my iPhone

During meetings, I can see people raising their eyebrows. What's this guy doing staring into his phone? Is he even paying attention?<p>Yes, absolutely. …

Google Drive

59,000 Indian farmers have killed themselves due to rising temperatures—and it could get worse

For many weeks this summer, a group of farmers from Tamil Nadu, the southern Indian state ravaged by one of its worst droughts in over a century, has been vociferously protesting in New Delhi. Almost always clad in green and sometimes holding human skulls or dead rats, they have been attempting to …

Climate Change

Cowpathy is Udderly Changing Health & Beauty Using Bovine Manure, Panchagavya

When it comes to soap, many words probably come to mind such as cleanliness, fresh and fragrant. Our minds are drawn to pleasant scents of vanilla, …

Vanilla

To give travellers authentic Indian tastes, one startup is inviting them over to locals’ homes

Around three years ago, Ameya Deshpande and his wife Priyanka were travelling in Ladakh, along with his childhood friend Aneesh Dhairyawan. In the scenic city of Leh, traces of culture were aplenty on the streets and monasteries alike. However, the culinary experience lacked the local flavour.<p>“The …

Travelers

Bet You Didn’t See This Coming: 10 Jobs That Will Be Replaced By Robots

From insurance to construction to Hollywood, the specter of automation looms for some surprising jobs.<p>I was recently talking to a friend of mine who’s an accountant. He has his own accounting firm and lives an upper-class lifestyle in the Chicago suburbs. As he’s an accountant with an additional …

Blockbusters

Automation will bring new jobs to India, and these are the skills needed to work with robots

The rise of automation isn’t all doom and gloom for Indian IT.<p>Even as traditional IT jobs, such as data entry and server maintenance, are expected to decline over the next five years, new-age jobs are emerging, according to a report by Simplilearn, a San Francisco- and Bengaluru-based online …

Employment

India’s wind energy sector is a complete mess right now—thanks to the Modi government

Last year, the Indian wind energy industry was flying high.<p>Capacity addition hit a record high of 5,400 megawatt (MW), global giants such as Enercon and Vestas re-entered the Indian market, wind turbine manufacturers prepared to expand their manufacturing facilities, and the sector looked set to …

Renewable Energy