24/7 news, social media reducing our attention span: Study

This post was originally published on this siteThe ‘fear of missing out’, keeping up to date on social media, and 24/7 cycle of breaking news is narrowing our collective attention span, a study has warned. The negative effects on our attention span has been an on-going discussion in recent years — but there has been … Read more24/7 news, social media reducing our attention span: Study

Interim funding not forthcoming, board to meet on Tuesday: Jet Airways

This post was originally published on this siteJet CEO Vinay Dube wrote to employees on Monday evening after meeting lenders: “As you are aware, we have been working with the lenders to secure interim funding for our operations. The interim funding has not been forthcoming thus far, and as a result of this we have … Read moreInterim funding not forthcoming, board to meet on Tuesday: Jet Airways

Sensex ends 139 points higher; TCS rallies nearly 5%

This post was originally published on this siteAfter rising over 200 points intra-day, the 30-share BSE index finally settled 138.73 points, or 0.36 per cent, higher at 38,905.84. The broader NSE Nifty rose 46.90 points, or 0.40 per cent, to close at 11,690.35. The rally was mainly driven by Sensex heavyweight TCS, soaring 4.78 per … Read moreSensex ends 139 points higher; TCS rallies nearly 5%

20,000 jobs at stake: Jet pilots appeal to SBI, PM Modi

This post was originally published on this siteJet Airways pilots body, the National Aviator’s Guild, appealed the SBI to release Rs 1,500 cr, which was proposed to be infused in the ailing carrier as part of a debt-restructuring plan last month. The airline is operating just 6-7 planes, with almost its entire fleet being grounded … Read more20,000 jobs at stake: Jet pilots appeal to SBI, PM Modi

WPI inflation spikes to 3.18% in March on costlier food, fuel

This post was originally published on this siteWholesale price-based inflation rose for the second consecutive month to 3.18% in March on costlier food and fuel, government data released Monday showed. The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation was at 2.93% in February. It was 2.74% in March 2018. Inflation in food articles hardened with steep … Read moreWPI inflation spikes to 3.18% in March on costlier food, fuel

Twitter CEO’s one-meal-a-day diet spark debate

This post was originally published on this siteIn a podcast with fitness personality Ben Greenfield, Dorsey said the punishing health regimen helped him “stay sharper”. “…You have this very focused point of mind… I can go to bed and actually knock out in 10 minutes.” Dorsey’s unconventional eating habits (five meals a week) has sparked … Read moreTwitter CEO’s one-meal-a-day diet spark debate

Khadi sales zoom 28%, KVIC eyes Rs 5k cr in FY20

This post was originally published on this site“There has been a very good response across segments be it fabric, readymade garments and even solar vastra. During the last five years, we have seen a quantum jump every year,” said Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) chairman V K Saxena. While KVIC has been complaining of … Read moreKhadi sales zoom 28%, KVIC eyes Rs 5k cr in FY20

NPCI mulls blockchain to boost e-payments

This post was originally published on this siteA blockchain or distributed ledger is a continuously growing list of encrypted transactions called blocks. A block may contain any type of data such as unique digital identifiers of physical products. The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is an umbrella organisation for all retail payments in India. … Read moreNPCI mulls blockchain to boost e-payments

Companies hunt for CEOs with high EQ and humility

This post was originally published on this siteOrganizations are increasingly looking for leaders with traits such as empathy and humility. Gone are the days when companies scouted for the archetype ‘A’ kind of leaders who were aggressive and had risen in the organisation riding roughshod over colleagues. CEO mandates being given out to executive search … Read moreCompanies hunt for CEOs with high EQ and humility

Cheers to talent: Lateral entry into government is necessary in a world increasingly driven by innovation

This post was originally published on this siteUnion Public Service Commission has recommended nine candidates to be inducted into central government as joint secretaries. A joint secretary is the administrative head of a department and has critical influence on its efficacy. This… Please follow and like us:

Make-or-break for Jet Airways as lenders mull funding today

This post was originally published on this siteMonday is a crucial day for Jet Airways and could well decide whether the troubled airline formally closes down or keeps flying. The management will meet lenders tomorrow with a fresh plan to request for the promised emergency infusion of Rs 1,500 crore. The pilots are divided on … Read moreMake-or-break for Jet Airways as lenders mull funding today

1,100 Jet Airways pilots decide not to fly from tomorrow: National Aviator’s Guild

This post was originally published on this siteAround 1,100 pilots belonging to Jet Airways’ pilots body National Aviator’s Guild have decided not to fly from Monday in protest against “non-payment of salary dues, a source said Sunday. The pilots along with engineers & senior management have not received salaries since January. Jet has not paid … Read more1,100 Jet Airways pilots decide not to fly from tomorrow: National Aviator’s Guild