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Google Tez heralds a new chapter in mobile wallets

Google Tez is one of the newest offerings from the search engine giant that seeks to disrupt the mobile wallet industry, which post demonetization in India, has grown to unforeseen levels. Google has joined up with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and has built Tez on a Unified Payments Interface (UPI) platform. Tez, designed as a Lite app, is just 7 MB in size so that it can run on slow Internet connections,

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Corporate Junkie

Panasonic and Sony beeping in custom made Reid & Taylor pockets. A trade for a Rolex throned on his wrist in place of once existent dreams, in now hollow sockets. Adrenaline pumping before high stakes meetings and brunches. Calculating the dose of his choice of drug, penthouse suites and timeline crunches. Dizzy with ambition, painting cocaine bleached canvasses. Narcissistic laughter aimed to beguile others, he, for whom his relaxants are stresses. Dealing with the Devil himself, power tainted and ill-gotten,

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Return of the enterprising: From Silicon Valley to the Sahyadris

There has never been a better time to be in India or so one would think looking at the number of entrepreneurs who have made India home after their stints in some of the top schools and corporation in the americas. This is in sharp contrast to just about a decade ago when everyone in India was losing sleep over the migration of finest Indian brains to the Silicon Valley, terming it the brain drain.

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Are you a Leader or a Manager

It’s been said that the difference between a manager and a leader is very much like the difference between a raisin and a grape. If a raisin is a grape with something vital missing – water – so a manager is a leader with many vital things missing. In the discussions between manager and Leader, much ink has been spent delineating the differences. A leader is somebody who sees opportunity and puts change in motion

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Child Labour – Unlocking India’s Hidden Shame

The government might soon allow child labour, but only for ‘family enterprises’. This is the result of the latest amendment to the Child Labour Prohibition Act, which has fought to give millions of children a future that doesn’t exploit them. It is a matter of concern. Children are the gifts of God who fill the world with happiness, joy, and hope. They are the future citizens of a country, therefore, an individual’s childhood determines his

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Aagnyakaari bahu or malicious daughter-in-law

Household chores or job workload? Functions at home or meetings at office? Aagnyakaari bahu or malicious daughter-in-law? There is always a tug of war between these two categories of females. One becomes a sanskaari bahu and the other becomes a selfish and self-centered bahu. The way society has created certain barriers in front of women to stop her doing particular activities, in the same way they have also formed few perceptions for those women who

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SOS- Hari Sadu – A Short Story

SOS- Hari Sadu – A Short Story on handling sloppy employees. Preeti  had shifted to US with her husband after her marriage. She had been running a Computer Education Institute back in India and did not want to close it down as it was her father’s gift to her. She appointed a Manager and hoped that she will keep alive her father’s dream by keeping alive the institute he had developed with much love, care

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How can Indians be motivated to do positive & productive work?

Being an Indian, I do confess that we, the people, lack motivation! What do you think is required to increase the progressive enthusiasm and drive among Indians? Some options here (plus you can add on too): Increase money, bonus, monetary incentives, salary. Good, healthy and clean work environment. Both 1 and 2. Include family vacations, club memberships to give that affluent touch. Personal life augmentation – including benefits for family (spouse, parents and children) Include

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Off the Beaten Track – Working in an NGO

Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are corporations constituted by people. NGOs operate independently. The term originated post Second World War when the United Nations was founded. NGOs normally refer to organizations that are not a part of the government and are not conventional business ventures. Today, nearly 70 years since the Second World War, NGOs operating across the globe has increased in leaps and bounds. This is not all; NGOs even operate at international level these days.

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