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Shalini Pillay: Strong sense of purpose vital in a job candidate

Mumbai : The ideal job candidate would be “someone who is an effective communicator, confident yet self-aware, results oriented, a good team player, mentally agile and open to learning”, according to Shalini Pillay, head of people, performance and culture at KPMG in India. Edited excerpts from an interview: While scouting for newer talents from the various campuses, what is it ... Read More »

How to Invest in Startups Using a Gold IRA

Did you know you could use a gold IRA to fund a startup venture? It requires taking some legal steps and placing the funds into a corporate account but is one way to provide a financial seedbed as the business grows and matures. And if you follow the rules, you can invest without incurring any tax liability. Here’s how to ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Won’t Get a Display-Integrated Fingerprint Sensor: Report

If you might remember, Samsung was tipped to include an in-screen fingerprint scanner, or one embedded within the display itself, on its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ flagship smartphones ahead of their launch earlier this year. While this didn’t turn out to be true, the company has reportedly ruled out including the feature on Galaxy Note 8 smartphone as well ... Read More »

Would Your Business Buy a Waymo Self-Driving Truck — If Google Builds One?

Waymo, Alphabet Inc.’s self-driving car division, is working on developing self-driving trucks. The company behind Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) expects autonomous vehicle technology to make a big impact on the long distance trucking industry over the next several years. Companies would still likely use actual drivers for local pickup and deliveries, and then just rely on self-driving trucks for the long-distance parts ... Read More »

5 occasions you can make more special with a limo hire

Everybody has special occasions in their life, which they want to make memorable in a certain way. After all, there is a reason they are called “special occasions”. They don’t occur every day.  Hence, it pays to make the most of them in every regard. One of the many things that people consider to do on their special occasion is ... Read More »

Education budget: A paradise lost

“But all was false and hollow; though his tongue Dropp’d manna and could make the worse appear the better reason.” John Milton, Paradise Lost, II.I.112 W e had a vision of a more perfect nation where democracy and equality were more than aspirations. We believed we could make this piece of paradise real with the unity of the people and ... Read More »

Should You Use A Professional Essay Writing Service?

Your reason for hiring an ‘outsourced’ essay writing service can be different from that of your friend. But generally, you resort to it when getting engulfed with too much work pressure. It can also help you when you are undergoing a writer’s block, yet obliged to submit your papers within a stipulated time. Or it might be so that you ... Read More »

Portland deaths: Son who died trying to stop Muslim abuse ‘a hero’

The mother of a US man who died protecting two young women from anti-Muslim harassment has called him “a hero” who “will remain a hero” after his death. Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche was one of two men who were stabbed to death on a train on Friday in Portland, Oregon. Police named the other man who died as Ricky John Best, ... Read More »

Infant deaths are back to haunt Adivasi block in Kerala, three years after a major crisis

Parvathy struggled to control her grief while talking about the death of her four-day-old daughter on May 10. “I lost my baby. What else do you want to know?” she asked this reporter, sitting on the verandah of her home in Guddayoor village, Agali panchayat, in Kerala’s Palakkad district. “My husband Rajan and I were told that the baby died ... Read More »

Your Mobile Money: Surviving A Day In China Without Cash Or Cards

An employee scans a quick response (QR) code displayed on the Ant Financial Services No cash? Your smartphone will do nicely. Chinese consumers used to spending their hard-earned cash on technology are increasingly relying on a tech solution to pay for just about anything, from breakfast to booking a vacation. And the volume of smartphone payments has exploded, reaching a ... Read More »