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Some achievement at last

Some achievement at last Journalism has its occasions for consternation. I have been sued for defamation. The publisher washed his hands off, and asked me to face the case on my own. Luckily, there are...

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3 Ps of the Psychological Roller Coaster….. Towards a better belief system

A ride on the roller Coaster is an exhilarating experience for most. The adrenaline rush, the surge in the air and mighty drop down are moments of intense joy for many. But what if the...

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An air traveller’s travails

Flyers have been in the news. First there was an unshaven legislator from a western state. He got into a flight to the seat of power, and ensconced himself in a snug front seat in...

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Do you work the nightshift? If yes, read this…

Most organisations usually have work hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. But for the average worker, a typical workday usually extends beyond these hours. Some jobs in  global organisations require staff to service  their...

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Made in India – The Syringe & Futuristic Safe Injection System-2020

The syringe, invented in 1853 by French veterinary surgeon Charles Gabriel Pravaz and Scottish doctor Alexander Wood is still serving as an essential tool of drug delivery system in health care sector. It’s reuse, and...

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Women grapple with Silicon Valley’s bro culture

Abuse towards women is rife in Silicon Valley’s macho culture. Meanwhile just 7 per cent of cash goes directly towards women-led startups based in the main US IT hub. So, why aren’t women a larger...

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Rupee View: Is Recent Stint of Appreciation Sustainable?

In terms of postulates of both Purchasing Power Parity Theory and Portfolio Balance Theory of the exchange rate, the domestic currency is expected to have a depreciating bias. India with a higher rate of inflation...

Celebrity endorsements and the responsibility quotient

Should celebrities be responsible for brand claims and their deliverables? What is the proper scope and degree of this responsibility? These questions call for discussion on celebrity endorsements that focuses on the various aspect of...

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Work in the time of the Gig economy

Priya (37 yo) holds a Project Management job in an IT services company. She worked 12 hour days. Her husband’s job required frequent travel, so she had no support looking after her two kids and...

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Uber boss Kalanick steps down for a while

The ride-sharing company has come under increasing fire over sexual harassment allegations and concerns about its workplace culture. Now, CEO Travis Kalanick said he will take an indefinite leave of absence. CEO Travis Kalanick said...

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Retail: Entering to succeed – Mapping the policy landscape

Entering an evolving market is akin to stepping into a minefield. How does one exploit such a market with enormous potential, but where the risk of policy quagmire is also equally probable? One way is to...

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Granting indigenous land rights could save the climate – or not

Indigenous peoples believe they preserve forests best – something that is becoming more important as the planet heats up. But indigenous peoples need land title to implement protection – why is this so contentious? Indigenous...