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How to keep the new-gen employee happy

Chetna Mehra

Access to a swanky gym, library and exclusive club memberships with Saturday brunches to boot –... »

Bhopal 30 years later

Prince Mathews Thomas

Thirty years are enough to heal wounds and rebuild lives. But for the people of Bhopa... »

Not responsible, says Dow Chemical

Since Dow Chemical bought Union Carbide in 1999, it has been asked to become a party to the ongoi... »

New law of the land: Compost or perish

Pay dirt: Rashmi Sarkar and Avantika Jalan (second and third from right) oversee a composting drive at a farm in Madhya Pradesh

Tomojit Basu

Kolkata schoolmates Avantika Jalan and Rashmi Sarkar run Mana Organics, a social enterprise t... »

Cool bounty from Himachal hothouses

Anytime farm: Polyhouse crop, safe from animals and untimely rains, at a village near Jubbar Hatti, 25 km from Shimla

Sarita Brara

Until a few years ago, monkeys and pigs destroyed everything the farmers grew in the villages... »

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CONSUMER METER

The language lure

Yes, it’s the language of communication that brings the village buyer close to a particu... »

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Local beat: Tata Steel MD TV Narendran plays the Banam at Samvaad tribal meet in Jamshedpur

Talking to tribals

When tribal communities throng your neighbourhood, it becomes imperative to engage with... »

Features

It's not a chore

Thirty-five-year-old Sushiela is a mother whom many in the village of Shahjahanpur, in R... »

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Bumper to bumper: Flood-damaged cars pile up at the service centre of Jamkash Vehicleades at Hyderpora in Jammu & Kashmir. Ankur Sethi

Valley is flooded with car woes

Ashutosh Sharma

On September 7, after several days of pounding rain, when the fierce floodwaters started subm... »

Catalyst

Symbiotic mix Mom-and-pop stores, the supermarket and the hypermarket will be forced into co-existence in the future
question hour

There’s room for every shop

HARISH BIJOOR

There’s room for every shop

Many retailers are closing down smal... »

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challenger brands

Return of the Pocket Monsters

KTP Radhika

Children growing up in the 2000s were of two kinds: Pokemon fans and Pokemon ig... »

Getting the inbox to do a little thinking for you

Venkatesh Ganesh

Its obituary has been written many times before, but the email has shown more resilience than the proverbial cat with many lives. Now, it’s time for another makeover to suit the social media and s... »

SanDisk wants to strengthen distribution, supply chain network

Rajesh Gupta, Country Manager, India, SanDisk Corporation

Adith Charlie

In India, Nasdaq-listed SanDisk Corp currently has a marketshare of about 35 per cent across product categories such as microSD cards, SD cards and flash. However, the dynamics of the India... »

Royalty issue: DoT drops licensing agreement clause

Thomas K Thomas

The Department of Telecom has dropped a controversial clause in the proposed intellectual rights policy that would have made it mandatory for companies such as Micromax and Karbonn to ink a royalt... »

Go beyond pro – go aerial

Amrit Ramakrishnan

This is your life, be a hero. That’s what GoPro wants you to be. But conventional GoPro cameras might not let you access the inaccessible. That’s where drones come into play. Listed are the three... »

Wipro bags life sciences award

Our Bureau

Wipro has been named a star performer in the Everest Group Life Sciences ITO PEAK Matrix for this year. Wipro has seen success in delivering help desk, end-user computing, Application Develo... »

Tech Mahindra launches new tech platform for auto insurers

Our Bureau

Tech Mahindra has launched a new technology platform powered by AT&T for auto insurers. In a press statement, the Mahindra group company said that this platform can help insurers red... »

Microsoft launches Lumia 535 at Rs 9,199

Nokia Lumia 535

S Ronendra Singh

Microsoft Devices on Wednesday launched a new smartphone Lumia 535 priced at Rs 9,199. The company said that the new device will be available across its stores in the country from Friday... »

Keen to work more with Indian businesses, says Alibaba’s Jack Ma

Jack Ma, Executive Chairman, Alibaba, at the India-China (ZHEJIANG) Business Cooperation Conference ‎ in the Capital on Wednesday‎. - Ramesh Sharma

Richa Mishra/ Debabrata Das

Jack Ma, founder of China’s largest e-commerce company Alibaba, which created history with the biggest-ever IPO, is keen to work more with Indian businesses. “We will invest more in Indi... »

Twitter in talks to buy Bieber-backed selfie app Shots

Reuters

Twitter Inc is in talks to buy Shots, a selfie photo-sharing app, CNBC reported, citing a source close to the Justin Bieber-backed company.The microblogging website is particularly interest... »

L&T companies bag ₹950-crore surveillance project in Mumbai

Our Bureau

L&T Construction and L&T Infotech, both subsidiaries of Larsen & Toubro, India’s largest engineering and construction major, have been selected for a surveillance proje... »

Sony to cut TV, smartphone line-up

Sistema Shyam’s Q3 net loss narrows to ₹438 cr

Tools to be an E-entrepreneur

Hiring the next top performer

MNP: RCom, Tata Tele top net subscriber losers

Ricoh India wins ₹1,370-cr order from Department of Posts

Microsoft Ventures announces graduation of 11 tech start-ups

Mercedes-Benz rolls out new C-Class at ₹41 lakh

News Corp invests Rs 180 cr in realty portal PropTiger

Tata Value Homes, Housing.com tie up

TechM platform for auto insurers

Our Bureau

Tech Mahindra has launched a new technology platform powered by AT&T for auto insurers. In a press statement, the Mahindra group company said the platform could help insurers reduce claim... »

Microsoft Devices bets on services, apps to drive smartphone sales

Sales push Bhaskar Pramanik (right), Microsoft India Chairman, with Ajey Mehta, Managing Director, Microsoft Devices India, at the launch of the Lumia 535 smartphone in the Capital, on Wednesday. RAMESH SHARMA

S Ronendra Singh

Microsoft Devices is planning to roll out a slew of services and applications on top of its smartphones to regain lost ground. The company said it will launch new products, with each hav... »

NTT Com planning to acquire unified telecom licence

Sharad Sanghi, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at Netmagic.

Rajesh Kurup

Japan’s NTT Communications Corp (NTT Com) is exploring options to acquire a unified telecom licence in India, even as its sister concern NTT DoCoMo is on the verge of exiting the country. ... »

First taste of the Android Lollipop

Mahananda Bohidar

There are some things in life that you tend to get ridiculously comfortable with as time passes. Their familiarity is a constant, making you turn to them day after day, with almost no change in ho... »

Micromax appoints COO for Yu

Our Bureau

Country’s second largest smartphones maker Micromax Informatics on Wednesday said it has appointed Amarinder S Dhaliwal as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for its new Internet brand, Y... »

Hackers' bounty directly proportional to sophistication

Our Bureau

While innocent users look for best deals and think they are saving quite a bit shopping online, hackers' bounty could be incomparable to the deals. According to figures compiled by Kasper... »

Subex allots 15.98 lakh shares following bond conversion

Our Bureau

Subex Ltd has allotted 15,98,746 equity shares pursuant to the conversion of $650,000 out of the company's $127,721,000 secured convertible bonds (5.70 per cent) due in 2017 on November 25, 2014.... »

US says EU's Google case should not be politicised

Reuters

The US voiced concern on Tuesday over a draft plan by two EU lawmakers to break up Google Inc, saying politicians should not influence the EU's antitrust inquiry into the world's most popular Inte... »

Facebook to update terms, policies from Jan 1

Kurmanath, Nov 26

Private Basics to throw light on settings, single ad choice to work on multiple devices »

Turning the tables: the online furniture market is growing

Priyanka Pani

Alok Satpathy, a businessman from Bhubaneswar, spent around ₹3 lakh on furniture for his living room, in August this year. But he was disappointed with the purchase after finding out that his... »

Tata Comm invests in artificial intelligence start-up

Nasscom sees increase in Asia-Pacific contribution

Skilled workforce will be the key to ‘Make in India’

LimeRoad launches #ShopByCity’ for Indian artisans

Viber aims 500 mn users; launches public chat

Hungama adds multi-lingual transliteration tool

SSTL Q3 net loss narrows to Rs 438 cr

Scrollback seeks to attract non-tech users

Coming, a super-regulator for broadcasting, IT and telecom

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Record shot: Rohit Sharma made history at Eden Gardens Kolkata by becoming the first player to hit two double centuries in ODIs. Photo: Swapan Mahapatra

The can-do man

Vijay Lokapally

With a wide range of shots, batsman Rohit Sharma proves that he knows how to get the ball beyond the fielders and into the record books »

Catalyst

vitamin c

Wills and won’ts of insurance

Govt may amend law for better empowerment To empower consumers, the Gove... »

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Luxury class

Where time is a luxury

Pradipti Jayaram

The reel lives led by Dev Patel’s and Freida Pinto’s characters, Jamal Malik and Latika, in 2... »

BL Ink

Mukesh Chhabra (orange t-shirt), who runs a casting agency, has changed his
phone number 22 times

Waiting in the wings

Mohini Chaudhuri

Aram Nagar in Versova is no place of rest, it is home to ‘strugglers’ striving for their big break and indie filmmakers looking for the real deal »

Mahesh Murthy outlines his investment philosophy in early-stage ventures »

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