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Do you work for an abusive boss? Don’t worry, it will backfire on them in the long run

Do you work for an abusive boss? Don’t worry, it will backfire on them in the long run

Bosses who bully their employees experience well-being for only a short while, as abusive behaviour takes a toll on the mental state of supervisors after about a week, a study has found. “The moral of the story is that although abuse may be helpful and even mentally restorative for supervisors in the short-term, over the [...]

October 6, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Do you work for an abusive boss? Don’t worry, it will backfire on them in the long run

IIMC introduces courses on Natya Shastra, ancient arts treatise

IIMC introduces courses on Natya Shastra, ancient arts treatise

The Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) will now be teaching its students the intricacies of Indian communication theories included in Bharat Muni’s Natya Shastra, an ancient treatise on performing arts. Students will be taught the model from the current academic session by experts who are familiar with the treatise. India’s ancient past As per HT report, [...]

October 3, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on IIMC introduces courses on Natya Shastra, ancient arts treatise

Sensex, Nifty snap three sessions of gains on Korea tensions

Sensex, Nifty snap three sessions of gains on Korea tensions

Shares in India snapped three sessions of gains on Monday as investors sought refuge in safe havens as tensions in the Korean peninsula escalated following North Korea’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test on Sunday. The Sensex fell 0.6% to 31,702.25, while the broader Nifty ended 0.62 % lower at 9,912.85. The NSE’s volatility index, [...]

September 8, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Sensex, Nifty snap three sessions of gains on Korea tensions

BSE to delist 200 firms, bar their promoters on August 23

BSE to delist 200 firms, bar their promoters on August 23

Leading stock exchange BSE will ‘compulsorily’ delist 200 firms this week and bar their promoters from the markets for 10 years as trading in these shares have remained suspended for over a decade. All these companies will be delisted from August 23. The move also comes at a time when authorities are clamping down on [...]

August 21, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on BSE to delist 200 firms, bar their promoters on August 23

Chartered Accountants’ Intermediate exam likely on 1 Aug

Chartered Accountants’ Intermediate exam likely on 1 Aug

The result of the Chartered Accountants Intermediate (IPC) examination held in May is expected to be declared on 1 August at about 6 pm. According to a press release issued by the ICAI (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India), the result of this exam and details of candidates’ marks will be then uploaded on the website icaiexam.icai.org The [...]

July 30, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Chartered Accountants’ Intermediate exam likely on 1 Aug

Ubuntu Linux Distro Now Available on the Windows Store: Here’s How You Can Download and Install It

Ubuntu Linux Distro Now Available on the Windows Store: Here’s How You Can Download and Install It

Keeping true to a promise it made during the Build conference in May, Microsoft has now made Ubuntu available on the Windows Store. The popular Linux distribution was already listed in the Windows Store for some back in May, but is now available for all to download and run in Windows 10. Notably, the distro can [...]

July 11, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Ubuntu Linux Distro Now Available on the Windows Store: Here’s How You Can Download and Install It

Restoring student polls in Lucknow and other varsities on VCs conference agenda

Restoring student polls in Lucknow and other varsities on VCs conference agenda

Lucknow: Restoration of student union elections in state universities will be discussed at the vice chancellor’s (VCs) conference to be held in Lucknow on Thursday. More than 20 heads of universities will be participating in the first, the first of its kind after the BJP government came to power in March this year Governor Ram [...]

July 6, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Restoring student polls in Lucknow and other varsities on VCs conference agenda

Aadhaar in focus: B-school ISB to do research on world’s largest digital identity system

Aadhaar in focus: B-school ISB to do research on world’s largest digital identity system

India has the world’s largest biometric enabled digital identity system which is a fascinating subject for research – the outcomes of which can serve as a good model for other countries to replicate. Keeping this in mind, the Indian School of Business (ISB) has announced the launch of a Digital Identity Research Initiative (DIRI) – [...]

July 6, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Aadhaar in focus: B-school ISB to do research on world’s largest digital identity system

Secrets To Stay In Shape If You’re On A Vacation

Secrets To Stay In Shape If You’re On A Vacation

You always want to stay in shape when you’re out on a holiday. You do not want to pack those extra pounds when you’re out, exploring new locations. Since eating out is an inevitable thing when it comes to travelling, it is more likely that you’ll gain weight. Sugary cocktails, local cuisines, lazy beach days, [...]

June 27, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Secrets To Stay In Shape If You’re On A Vacation

Want to look your best on the first day of college? Fashion experts tell you how

Want to look your best on the first day of college? Fashion experts tell you how

Be it in life, or on your first day in Delhi University, first impressions are everything! We know that moving on from the monotonous school uniform to choosing the perfect ensemble can be pretty confusing (thanks to the myriad options available), but that isn’t a reason to fret. College starts mid-July, so we have fashion [...]

June 24, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Want to look your best on the first day of college? Fashion experts tell you how

UPSC civil services prelims: Candidates quizzed on GST, Modi govt schemes

UPSC civil services prelims: Candidates quizzed on GST, Modi govt schemes

New Delhi: Questions on Goods and Services Tax (GST), benami transactions and schemes run by the Central government were asked in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil services preliminary examination held on Sunday. The aspirants were also asked questions related to National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF), Vidyanjali Yojana and Smart India Hackathon, all of [...]

June 20, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on UPSC civil services prelims: Candidates quizzed on GST, Modi govt schemes

ITC Surges 10% In Two Days On GST Boost. Should You Buy?

ITC Surges 10% In Two Days On GST Boost. Should You Buy?

ITC shares gained over 6 per cent to a fresh 52-week high of Rs. 304.80 on the National Stock Exchange on Monday. Including today’s gains, ITC shares have surged nearly 10 per cent in two trading sessions. ITC shares have witnessed buying after the Goods and Services Tax or GST Council announced rates on most [...]

May 25, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on ITC Surges 10% In Two Days On GST Boost. Should You Buy?