• ‘What are you playing at?’ The Commons Brexit debate in quotes

    Geoffrey Cox in the House of Commons. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/AFP/Getty Images The Conservative MP Julian Lewis, giving the shortest speech in the debate, lasting just 18 seconds: Because Brexit should mean Brexit and because no-deal is better than this bad deal, I shall vote no, no and no. Thank you Mr Speaker. Geoffrey Cox, the attorney general, […]

  • QUOTES
    Modi govt to announce DBT of Rs 4,000 per acre for farmers, to provide interest-free crop loans at a cost of Rs 2.3 lakh crore

    The Central government is expected to make an announcement this week regarding the benefits targeting farmers. This comes close on the heels of the BJP government’s poor performance in three state elections. In a possible relief to the farmers across the country, the Centre is likely to announce direct benefit transfers (DBT) worth Rs 4,000 […]

  • NEWS
    Agile and Scrum training at KnowledgeHut

    The Agile suite and its rapidly evolving popularity for dealing with complex issues in enterprise management throw up many openings for domain experts, business analysts, and CSMs. Further, the advent of technology in the business scenario has transformed the very structures in business today. Increased use of the internet, customer-first policies, data analytics, artificial intelligence, […]

  • STARTUPS
    “It’s a sweatshop”: The ugly truth behind working at an Indian startup

    Cersei Lannister. That’s what her team calls the 33-year-old co-founder of a Bengaluru-based startup behind her back. The Game of Thrones reference—Lannister is a cutthroat empress in the series—came about last year after she sacked a newly-hired marketing head on the spot following a difference of opinion during a meeting. The manager had joined the five-year-old startup […]

  • STARTUPS
    Indian startups make a beeline for funding at RISE

    Organisers say there is a 40% increase in number of participants this year and more than 500 investors are attending From tattooing to dress rentals to security solutions, there is an astounding variety of Indian startup dreams searching for funding at ‘RISE 2018’, Asia’s largest tech event currently on in this bustling Asian business capital. […]

  • STARTUPS
    Bitcoin startups in Asia take aim at remittances market

    “We started in 2014, when bitcoin crashed from $1,000 to $200-$300 and luckily our business model didn’t rely on speculation,” said SCI co-founder Miguel Cuneta. HONG KONG/SEOUL: Bitcoin, battered by warnings about volatility and bubble-like appreciation, may have found a way to play a niche role in a big market: overseas money transfers. Used as […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Pochettino: To play at Wembley is a massive motivation for opponents

    Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino is concerned as his team have managed only one league victory from their past six matches. Photo: Mike Egerton/PA LONDON – Mauricio Pochettino says playing at Wembley is hurting Tottenham’s Premier League title chances as their opponents are doubly motivated to perform at the national stadium. Stuttering Spurs – who […]