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Fostering change through impact-driven innovations benefits India's economy immensely
science

Fostering change through impact-driven innovations benefits India's economy immensely

The benefits of economic growth need to percolate down to the grassroots level to reduce inequities in all levels.

LIC warns policyholders against sharing Aadhaar number through SMS; clarifies that it has not begun the facility to link Aadhaar
News & Analysis

LIC warns policyholders against sharing Aadhaar number through SMS; clarifies that it has not begun the facility to link Aadhaar

The notice further added that as and when LIC will enable linking of Aadhaar number with policies through SMS, its website will be updated with this option.

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg calls for more family-friendly government policies
News & Analysis

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg calls for more family-friendly government policies

In a Mother's Day Facebook post last year, Sandberg called for greater public and corporate support for single, working mothers.

Google will face tough regulatory policies under President-elect Donald Trump
News & Analysis

Google will face tough regulatory policies under President-elect Donald Trump

Alphabet Inc's Google faces a tougher regulatory landscape as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's incoming administration looks poised to reverse Obama administration policies that often favored the internet giant in the company's battles with telecoms and cable heavyweights, analysts say.

Govt hints at LIC's IPO, says with Rs 22.10 lakh cr assets insurer commands over 15% of GDP
Business

Govt hints at LIC's IPO, says with Rs 22.10 lakh cr assets insurer commands over 15% of GDP

With a profit of around Rs 40,000 crore last fiscal year, LIC is the most profitable entity in the country, next only to the Reserve Bank of India

What Narendra Modi said in the US: The ultra-executive summary
World

What Narendra Modi said in the US: The ultra-executive summary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's fourth US visit as India's head of government was marked by two equally well-received speeches. Here's a summary

Startup India: Scarcity of proper talent a major issue
Business

Startup India: Scarcity of proper talent a major issue

With a buoyant vision startups in India has a very prosperous future ahead, with overall growth of the economy this segment is bound to grow.

Watch: Pahlaj Nihalani says he was wrongly targeted over Spectre cuts in exclusive interview
Entertainment

Watch: Pahlaj Nihalani says he was wrongly targeted over Spectre cuts in exclusive interview

Amidst huge uproar, that was caused due to the Censor Board's decision of chopping off fifty percent of the kissing scene from Spectre, we met with the Censor Board chief for an exclusive interview with Firstpost and discussed censorship in the 21st century India and the reforms that the board plans to bring about.

Modi, Merkel seek to give economic muscle to Indo-German ties
World

Modi, Merkel seek to give economic muscle to Indo-German ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday sought to give a new direction to bilateral ties by strengthening economic and business links as Indian and German companies signed five agreements.

Tim Cook declares he's gay: So how does India Inc treat its queer employees?
Life

Tim Cook declares he's gay: So how does India Inc treat its queer employees?

It's not easy to be 'out' as a homosexual at an Indian company.

No more BBB? S&P evaluating Modi govt's policies for rating change
Economy

No more BBB? S&P evaluating Modi govt's policies for rating change

The senior finance ministry officials had impressed upon the agency the government's resolve to push economic reforms, promote growth and contain fiscal deficit at 4.1 per cent in 2014-15.

Challenges And Best Practices For Deploying Tablets In The Enterprise: Ovum
Biztech

Challenges And Best Practices For Deploying Tablets In The Enterprise: Ovum

Even given the immaturity of the platform, tablet usage is fast becoming common practice in the enterprise, whether through BYOD or corporate provisioning.

Not Considering Insider Fraud A Top Security Priority Is A Costly Mistake
Biztech

Not Considering Insider Fraud A Top Security Priority Is A Costly Mistake

The threat of insider fraud is a growing risk that can result in tangible financial loss to businesses, finds survey.

No magic wand: Raghuram Rajan, welcome to the RBI tightrope walk
Economy

No magic wand: Raghuram Rajan, welcome to the RBI tightrope walk

How Rajan takes his first steps as governor could go a long way in deciding how India will tackle what is quickly turning out to be the most challenging period the country has witnessed in a long time.

Will rupee nearing 65 prompt UPA to focus on reforms?
Economy

Will rupee nearing 65 prompt UPA to focus on reforms?

After all it was the rupee's fall that awoke the UPA from its deep slumber of four-five years. So further pain in the currency could prompt the authorities to pull up their socks.

With rupee fall, will diaspora 'bond' with India?
Economy

With rupee fall, will diaspora 'bond' with India?

While some investors may be attracted by the prospect of capital appreciation in the record-low rupee, coming on top of an attractive coupon yield, some are nervous about the rupee falling further.

Cyber Security Roadmap For Businesses
Biztech

Cyber Security Roadmap For Businesses

ESET lists down the ABCs of proactive protection for businesses.

Rupee reaches record low, but here's why govt is not worried
Economy

Rupee reaches record low, but here's why govt is not worried

Inflation is falling, lower oil and gold prices are helping narrow a current account deficit that likely reached 5.1 percent of gross national product last fiscal year.

'Like a fixed deposit': Here are few ways to spot mis-selling
Investing

'Like a fixed deposit': Here are few ways to spot mis-selling

And mis-selling isn't new in the financial system. According to a story published in Business Standard today, "Mis-selling instances occur more often with ignorant individuals and with those who trust their bank representatives blindly.