• ENTREPRENEURS
    11 Quotes on Kindness That Every Entrepreneur Needs to Read

    The business world is often portrayed as a highly competitive ecosystem in which you need to fight to get ahead. To a good extent, that’s very true. Entrepreneurs need thick skin, drive and intense focus to succeed. But it’s also important for entrepreneurs to remember the value of kindness. With World Kindness Day coming up on […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Major international contests are looking for entrepreneurs who want to change the world

    The Chivas Venture This global contest kicked off in 2014 with the objective to cement its position as the leading support platform for social and environmental entrepreneurs. Since then, each year the competition distributes $1 million between the winning startups, who also receive expert coaching and the visibility they need in order to get themselves known. Over the course […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Allow student entrepreneurs with short attendance to sit for exams: AICTE to engineering colleges

    NEW DELHI: The All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has directed engineering colleges and technical institutions to allow student entrepreneurs to sit for examination even if their attendance is short. The colleges have also been asked to explore provisions of on-campus accommodation to student entrepreneurs and permitting semester break for working on their startups. The decision by the HRD […]

  • PODCASTS
    How podcasts went from unlistenable to unmissable

    One night 15 years ago journalist Ben Hammersley was on a deadline at the Guardian newspaper, writing a column on internet radio blogs. He filed the piece and then, just as he was packing up, got a last minute call from the subs desk (the team that give stories a final check). “They said: ‘We […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Vigilance And Motivation: The Keys To Retirement Success

    I’ve mentioned it before, but it surely bears repeating — successful retirement is about re-building your life from the ground up, replacing the structure and sense of purpose that is lost when you leave the workforce. To speed this process along, there are two rules to keep in mind – keep vigilant and stay motivated. […]

  • SUCCESS
    Air India bond sale success a fillip to its disinvestment

    The success of Air India’s bond issue, and especially the participation from foreign investors, is seen as an encouraging build up to the eventual disinvestment of the national carrier. Market watchers say that the interest in the long term bonds was intrinsically linked to the disinvestment of Air India. “If the disinvestment happens then we will see […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Amazon announces Great Indian Festival sale; Here’s what to expect

    With the festive season round the corner, e-commerce giant Amazon has announced the dates of its annual Great Indian Festival sale. Beginning from September 29, the sale boasts of attractive discounts and offers on multiple categories including smartphones, electronics, household items, furniture, and fashion, among others. The sale will begin at 12 pm on September 28 for customers who […]

  • QUOTES
    12 inspirational quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt to help you navigate life

    Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest serving First Lady of the United States. During her husband Franklin D. Roosevelt’s four-term presidency and after, she became widely popular, and became one of the world’s most admired and powerful women. Roosevelt is remembered for the welfare efforts she undertook for women, youth, the poor, and minorities. Instead of living […]