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गरीबी हटायेंगे लेकिन कैसे?

आज ‘अंतर्राष्ट्रीय गरीबी हटाओ दिवस’ है। संयुक्त राष्ट्र ने आज से ठीक पच्चीस साल पहले आज के दिन को इस नेक कार्य के लिए चुना था। पिछली सदी शायद मानवता के लिए सबसे भीषण और दर्दनाक समय रहा है। दो विश्व युद्ध, परमाणु हमलों, ‘कोल्ड वौर’ जैसे संकटमय क्षणों के अलावा कई गुलाम देशों को आज़ादी मिली। अफ्रीका, एशिया और दक्षिण अम्रीका के कई देशों ने स्वतंत्रता की सांस ली। लेकिन इसी स्वतंत्रता के साथ

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What Drove Aditya Birla Group To Shut Down Abof?

The Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited have announced to shut down its flagship e-commerce website ‘abof’ by 31st of October, exactly one year after shutting down previous venture Trendin.com.   As the two e-commerce biggies continue to shower festive sales, another big name has ventured out from the market and its none other than Abof (all about fashion), the primary e-commerce website of Aditya Birla Group.  The decision has come after it failed to

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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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Ways to Improve Communication Skills

  Effective communication is one of the most important life skills required in the present. However, we often overlook this aspect or we do not usually put in a lot of effort in learning effective communicative skills. Whether in your social life or in your workplace, communication plays an essential role. In order to improve communication skills, we need to follow these basic tips. Tips for Better Communication Improve communication by practicing vocabulary on a

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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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An open letter to a young professional

Dear Mr Z, I prefer not to name you, not because of any courtesy but simply because I can’t recall your name. There have been more than a few of you walking through the hall ways over the years looking quite important but frankly nothing inspired me to remember your name. There have been an increasing number of you over the years, fresh out of college thinking you were the topper of the smart batch wanting success to be

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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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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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Stop Asking Personal Questions to Female Candidates!

You are of the age, no plans of settling down? You have been married for three years; family planning in progress? Asking personal questions to female candidates is quite common in a corporate set-up and what comes as a little surprising to me is that, such actions are considered “common” by most – not only interviewers but even jobseekers. Yes, even today within the workforce, you come across situations where gender matters to a great

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Changing Face of Interview Questions

Being a professional for nearly five years now, I have dawned various job roles spanning across three industries. From content to publishing to KPO, back to publishing followed by online marketing and now eyeing the corporate editorial domain I have learnt a lot. Not only have I matured as an individual but grown as a professional as well. It goes without saying that appearing for interviews and written tests had been an integral part of

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