Home » Archives by category » Misc. » Business

The Indian Association of IT and other white collar workers, a quasi-union body that caters to the interests of salaried, office going, cubicle dwelling, laptop hugging workers, has demanded that access to social media sites, Gmail, Cricinfo and other ‘timepass’ sites during officer hours be enshrined as a fundamental right, and accorded the same sanctity [...]

Continue reading …

With Spicejet’s debt and unpaid dues mounting – the beleaguered airline owes vendors, airports, and lessors about Rs 1,600 crore – promoter Kalanithi Maran has tapped liquor baron and failed airline entrepreneur, Vijay Mallya, as a consultant to tide through a stressful period. The move has left business analysts puzzled since Spicejet is going through [...]

Continue reading …

The city of Kota in Rajasthan, synonymous with “IIT coaching hub,” has added yet another tuition center to its list, this time a “pre-Interstellar” training institute. The institute, being the first of its kind, will impart, in a crash course, significant and appropriate lessons in various concepts of physics and astronomy that are prerequisites for [...]

Continue reading …

Lays’ chips packets, usually associated with birthday parties and other get-togethers as the ideal party snack, were utilized differently, when a bunch of friends who got together to celebrate a birthday party, hung them up on walls, doors and windows in place of unavailable balloons. “As usual, being a bunch of young Indian teenagers, we [...]

Continue reading …

For the first time ever, Sivakasi’s famous Standard Fireworks has announced that they will not be setting up firecracker stalls in the state of West Bengal this year, the reason being tight competition which could lead to huge losses for the company. “It is very unfortunate, but we regret to inform that we will not [...]

Continue reading …

Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka, in what IT sector analysts described as a game-changer, has made wearing of ties by Infoscions optional. Previously, it was mandatory for Infoscions to wear ties on Mondays, adding to Monday morning blues. The decision has not just brought smiles on the faces of the 100,000 plus male Infosys employees but [...]

Continue reading …

The AAP is all set to organize a billion man dharna against Flipkart for taking the aam aadmi for a ride by over-promising and under-delivering. “Even Rajiv Gandhi schemes under Congress did not flop to this magnitude. Yeh aam aadmi ke saath bahut bada dhoka hai, ji [this is the biggest scam against aam aadmi],” [...]

Continue reading …

In a proud exhibition of his Indianness, Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned that even he has been requested by close friends of his to purchase a number of iPhone 6 devices for them during his visit to the United States. “Barack bhai was asking me the list of action items on our agenda. There were various topics [...]

Continue reading …

Arvind Kejriwal was spotted in the wee hours of dawn yesterday, lovingly holding a iPhone 6 plus in one hand and peering at it with glee. The news has sent shock waves through AAP ranks. “This is even more shocking than Kejri sir initially moving into a fancy five bedroom duplex apartment,” one AAP activist [...]

Continue reading …

Despite widening financial losses, decreasing volume of Twitter activity worldwide and advertisers questioning its efficacy in delivering value for advertising spend, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said Twitter’s best days are ahead of it thanks to the near messianic intensity of AAP’s cyber warriors on the micro-blogging site. AAP affiliated tweets now constitute 30% of content [...]

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 16123Next ›Last »