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Salsa, home-style: The fine art of learning Latin dancing without knocking over living room decor
Lifestyle

Salsa, home-style: The fine art of learning Latin dancing without knocking over living room decor

From our series 'How I became a boss at', an account of learning salsa dancing: 'Latin dancing is neither relaxed nor leisurely. But learning it was a fulfilling experience, because instead of being idle, I found my limbs swaying each time a Latin music beat played'

Cider house rules: How I became a boss at mulling a home-made, atmanirbhar brew
Lifestyle

Cider house rules: How I became a boss at mulling a home-made, atmanirbhar brew

The first challenge of brewing cider during a lockdown is trying to find the yeast itself. Thereon, it is a simple process, and the satisfaction of brewing a good batch is made sweeter by the realisation that you no longer have to stand in queue outside a liquor store.

How I became a boss at the wildly thrilling and occasionally competitive craft of sourdough baking
Lifestyle

How I became a boss at the wildly thrilling and occasionally competitive craft of sourdough baking

From our series 'How I became a boss at': Phalguni Desai describes the commitment that is raising sourdough starter, and how it can successfully distract you from the stress of an ongoing pandemic

Tech talent shortage: Cognizant offers premium allowance to its 40,000 digitally-savvy employees
Business

Tech talent shortage: Cognizant offers premium allowance to its 40,000 digitally-savvy employees

Cognizant, in a bid to encourage employees to improve their skills in digital areas, has reportedly rolled out skills premium allowance

Good social skills at work are a must to avoid getting replaced by a robot
News & Analysis

Good social skills at work are a must to avoid getting replaced by a robot

People with personality traits such as great interpersonal skills, intelligence and vocational interests may be less likely to fall victim to automation.

Experiencing interpersonal abuse in early life may affect cognitive skills, says study
Life

Experiencing interpersonal abuse in early life may affect cognitive skills, says study

Experiencing interpersonal abuse before the age of 18 may affect the capacity to concentrate and stay focused during later life, a study has showed.

Budget 2017: IT minister terms the budget as 'digitally empowering'
News & Analysis

Budget 2017: IT minister terms the budget as 'digitally empowering'

Terming the Budget as "digitally empowering", IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that technology-backed initiatives announced today will help India become a more transparent economy.

21st Century writers are developing their skills with the help of Twitter
News & Analysis

21st Century writers are developing their skills with the help of Twitter

Microblogging site Twitter has equipped 21st century writers with the necessary skills, including tough self-editing, to thrive in the face of emerging technologies, according to a recent study.

How social media has changed journalism forever
News & Analysis

How social media has changed journalism forever

The rise of user-generated content (UGC) - information submitted by members of the public or posted on social media - has made journalists harness a variety of new skills, thereby bringing in a sea change in the profession.

The problems with India's atomic energy expansion: A critique by a nuclear energy evangelist
India

The problems with India's atomic energy expansion: A critique by a nuclear energy evangelist

With India hoping to follow China in its rapid and mammoth nuclear power expansion, it merits consideration whether such an expensive yet foundational project is feasible

More Indians find working in US less stressfull than here, finds a survey
Business

More Indians find working in US less stressfull than here, finds a survey

While a majority says they plan to retire in India, respondents overwhelmingly agree that the US is the land of opportunity

Why cyber security is important for Digital India
Business

Why cyber security is important for Digital India

There is a proliferation of hackings tools on the Net but cyber security tools have not evolved to that extent.

NASSCOM sets up task force to build India as cyber security hub
Business

NASSCOM sets up task force to build India as cyber security hub

The vision of the Taskforce aims to build the cyber security industry in India from the one percent market share to 10 percent by 2025...

Lack of new data centre skills to limit business growth: Gartner
Biztech

Lack of new data centre skills to limit business growth: Gartner

By 2016, the availability of capacity and performance management skills for horizontally scaled architectures will be a major constraint or risk to growth for 80 percent of major businesses.

63% of CEOs believe skills gap a biggest threat to business growth: Survey
Corporate

63% of CEOs believe skills gap a biggest threat to business growth: Survey

The global PwC survey of over 1,300 CEOs in 68 countries reveals that after a number of years of headcount cuts, half of organisations surveyed are looking to hire again.<br />

Top Priority Skills For IT Asset Management Leaders
Biztech

Top Priority Skills For IT Asset Management Leaders

Critical to IT Asset Management's ongoing success is effectively leveraging existing cross-silo expertise, says Gartner.

LinkedIn Unveils LinkedIn Skills
Biztech

LinkedIn Unveils LinkedIn Skills

LinkedIn announces beta release of LinkedIn Skills, to help members discover up-and-coming expertise areas.