996 culture catching up in India, shows Godrej Interio survey

When spending quality time with family and friends, more than one in three (34%) of Indian working professionals are not able to dedicate enough time to their children due to work pressure, finds a survey by Godrej called ‘Make Space For Life’. The study also finds that most Indians acknowledged the failure to find balance … Read more996 culture catching up in India, shows Godrej Interio survey

Black School Guard Loses Job For Asking Student To Not Use N-Word

Hundreds of students at Marlon Anderson’s school left their classrooms and marched in his support. When a disruptive student called him the n-word multiple times, Wisconsin high school security assistant Marlon Anderson repeated the epithet while condemning its use. For that, Anderson said, he lost his job. Days after the exchange between the security guard … Read moreBlack School Guard Loses Job For Asking Student To Not Use N-Word

Office realty leasing rises 30%, on track to beat last year high

Mumbai: Robust demand for office spaces has pushed commercial property leasing in the first three quarters of 2019 by 30% from a year ago, taking it closer to entire 2018’s performance and making sure that this year surpasses the peak touched last year. Driven by tech corporates — accounting for about a third of the … Read moreOffice realty leasing rises 30%, on track to beat last year high

On Air, US Talk Show Host Offers Trump $1 Million To Resign

“The exact opposite is true. The man is constantly for sale,” Bill Maher said on his show. Washington:  Taking his criticism of US President Donald Trump to a new height, American comedian and political commentator, Bill Maher, during Friday’s episode of his talk show, went on to offer a million dollars to him for resigning … Read moreOn Air, US Talk Show Host Offers Trump $1 Million To Resign

Unusual Insurance: How startups are changing the insurance game

You have bought health and life cover, but have you considered insuring the branded spectacles you bought last Diwali? How about insurance for a new bicycle? A slew of startup insurance companies, mostly selling online to keep costs low, are trying to sell micro insurance products, promising low premiums and rapid settlement. Often working with … Read moreUnusual Insurance: How startups are changing the insurance game

Boris Johnson Sends Unsigned Letter Asking EU For Brexit Delay

Boris Johnson said he would tell EU leaders that further delay would be bad for Britain. London:  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has not signed the letter asking the EU to delay Brexit and sent another saying he does not want to postpone, a source in his office said Saturday. Johnson was required by law … Read moreBoris Johnson Sends Unsigned Letter Asking EU For Brexit Delay

Four big campaign trends shaping the Maharashtra assembly elections

Satara & Pune From Sharad Pawar leading the opposition’s campaign to the BJP cementing its status as a bigger force than the Shiv Sena. Here are the four factors that hold the key to Maharashtra polls: ‘Pawaring’ On Wing, a village about 50 km from Pune, does not show any signs of the upcoming assembly … Read moreFour big campaign trends shaping the Maharashtra assembly elections

Maharashtra Man, Who Once “Warned” UP Hindu Group Leader, Arrested

Nagpur:  The Anti-Terrorism Squad of the Maharashtra police on Saturday arrested a man in connection with the murder of Kamlesh Tiwari, the leader of a political party in Uttar Pradesh, an official said. The ATS official said the arrest was made on the basis of leads provided by the UP Police. The arrested man has … Read moreMaharashtra Man, Who Once “Warned” UP Hindu Group Leader, Arrested

The challenges to turn Air India into an entity attractive to potential buyers

The past week was an actionpacked one for the long-running disinvestment saga of Air India, the beleaguered flag carrier. On 14 October, the top management of the airline, led by chairman Ashwani Lohani, met the representatives of 13 trade unions of the company in Delhi at Airlines House, off Parliament Street. Around 40-odd union representatives … Read moreThe challenges to turn Air India into an entity attractive to potential buyers

Billboard Shows Woman Hog-Tying Trump, His Son Slams Media

A Portland-based clothing company Dhvani placed the billboard as part of an advertising campaign: Report New York:  An American clothing company has been drawing attention over a billboard — put up at Times Square — showing US President Donald Trump being hog-tied by a woman, reports said. According to reports, a Portland-based clothing company Dhvani … Read moreBillboard Shows Woman Hog-Tying Trump, His Son Slams Media

Green crackers’ market sees red due to low supply, lack of varieties

Only anar (fountain crackers) and phuljhadi (sparklers) are available,” says Janki Das, a firecracker seller to a boy and his father at Old Delhi’s Sadar Bazaar. In front of the shop, a cardboard notice reads: “We are not selling banned firecrackers”. “What about chakri (wheelers), bombs, rockets and ladi (garland crackers)?” asks the boy. “No. … Read moreGreen crackers’ market sees red due to low supply, lack of varieties

BJP Meets Family Of Congress Leader Arrested For Criticising Government

Kolkata:  The West Bengal BJP today stood by Congress leader Samanay Bandopadhyay, who was arrested by the police for allegedly circulating posts critical of West Bengal government and accusing the ruling TMC of letting loose a reign of terror in the state. A delegation of the Bengal BJP today met Mr Bandopadhyay’s family members and … Read moreBJP Meets Family Of Congress Leader Arrested For Criticising Government

We will be back to the growth rate we deserve in near future, says CEA Subramanian

The demand for credit is pretty okay. If fundamentals had changed drastically, then demand would have been very, very low, says KV Subramanian, Chief Economic Advisor. Excerpts from an interview with ETNOW. A slew of GDP downgrades have come in for the economy from World Bank to IMF, OECD to ADB. Everybody has been talking … Read moreWe will be back to the growth rate we deserve in near future, says CEA Subramanian

British Tourist Found Dead At Guest House In Kolkata: Police

The body has been sent for post-mortem to ascertain the actual cause of her death. (Representational) Kolkata:  A British tourist was found dead today at a guest house in Kolkata’s Jodhpur Park area, the police said. Helen Maria, 69, was found in an unconscious state on the first floor of the guest house in Jodhpur … Read moreBritish Tourist Found Dead At Guest House In Kolkata: Police

UK Parliament votes to postpone decision on EU divorce deal

British lawmakers have voted to postpone a decision on whether to back a Brexit deal with the European Union, throwing a wrench into government plans to leave the bloc at the end of this month. At a special session of Parliament intended to ratify the deal, lawmakers instead voted 322-306 to withhold their approval until … Read moreUK Parliament votes to postpone decision on EU divorce deal

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