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In today's editorial picks, Story number 1 is about an extensive study done on workaholics. The conclusion is that if overwork is having a serious negative effect on your life, increasing workload could be a sign of distress rather than drive. It is an ailment, not a matter of pride. The second story of the day is about a man who wishes to buy a plane off ebay, get a Chinese prefab company to build a skyscraper and recreate 9-11 to dispel/confirm conspiracy theorists. And he is crowd-funding this project! Finally, Story number 3 is titled 'Iran has a growing drug problem, and young, well-educated women are among its biggest victims'. More here


Retail
Tata banks on technology to make ecommerce site CliQ with customers
Tata banks on  technology to make ecommerce site CliQ with customers - Economic Times
The TataCliQ ecommerce site that launched last week had TCS as its primary technology partner. Data analytics for the site will be provided by Tata IQ.

Retail
Retail ramp-up: global fashion chains grab 60000 sq ft in May
Retail ramp-up: global fashion  chains grab 60000 sq ft in May - Hindu Business Line
After remaining tepid for the last few years, the retail real estate market saw a l

Retail
Buyout Boom: Not just a slice, Private Equity funds now want more or even the whole pie
Buyout Boom: Not just a slice,  Private Equity funds now want more or even the whole pie - Economic Times
PE funds are growing into adulthood. They are doing more outright buyouts and their dealshave become bolder, bigger and their structures more complex.

Retail
Flipkart launches payment scheme to boost sales of costly products
E-commerce firm Flipkart ties up with electronics brands and Bajaj Finserv to launch EMI plan without fees or interest

Retail

Retail
No dearth of discounts, online and offline
Big Bazaar, the hypermarket chain of Kishore Biyani’s Future Group, will launch a discount scheme on the first eight days of every month

Sports
IPL 2016 Final: David Warner thanks India, SRH for hospitality
IPL 2016 Final: David Warner thanks India, SRH for hospitality
David Warner scored 69 runs from 38 balls to spearhead SRH to a strong 208 runs when batting first against RCB.


Sports
Alastair Cook surpasses Sachin Tendulkar, becomes youngest to score 10,000 Test runs
Alastair Cook surpasses Sachin Tendulkar, becomes youngest  to score 10,000 Test runs
Alastair Cook became the first English player to score 10,000 Test runs. Cook came into the series on the back of a splendid county run.


Sports
Virat Kohli is T20 Player of the Year, Joe Root wins Cricketer of the Year Award
Virat Kohli is T20 Player of the Year, Joe Root wins Cricketer of  the Year Award
R Ashwin won the CEAT International Bowler of the Year award while Rohit Sharma was named as Indian Cricketer of the Year.


Sports
French Open 2016: No play in Paris after first washout in 16 years
French Open 2016: No play in Paris after first washout  in 16 years
Heavy rain forced day nine to be cancelled, due to which Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams will play their last-16 matches on Tuesday.



Entertainment
Bollywood slams comedian Tanmay Bhatt over his Lata Mangeshkar- Sachin Tendulkar video
Bollywood slams comedian Tanmay Bhatt  over his Lata Mangeshkar- Sachin Tendulkar video
Bollywood slams comedian Tanmay Bhatt over his Lata Mangeshkar- Sachin Tendulkar video - BollywoodHungama.com news. A while back, comedian group All India Bakchod made headlines with their controversial Roast session that featured the who's who of Bollywood in attendance


Entertainment
Ram Gopal Varma says he has no personal rapport with the Bachchans
Ram Gopal Varma says he has no personal  rapport with the Bachchans
Ram Gopal Varma says he has no personal rapport with the Bachchans - BollywoodHungama.com news. The maverick filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who never ceases to be in the news for his controversial tweets or statements, has now said on record that he shares only a professional relationship with the Bachchan family (and nothing else)


Entertainment
Raj Thackerays MNS files FIR against Tanmay Bhatt
Raj Thackerays MNS files FIR against  Tanmay Bhatt
Raj Thackeray's MNS files FIR against Tanmay Bhatt - BollywoodHungama.com news. The All India Bakchod's Tanmay Bhat's spoof on Lata Mangeshkar and Sachin Tendulkar seems to have backfired very badly


Entertainment
Priyanka returns home for 10 days, to finalise next Bollywood project
Priyanka returns home for 10 days, to finalise next Bollywood project
Actor Priyanka Chopra returned home for 10 days after wrapping up the shooting of her Hollywood film Baywatch and television series Quantico and may decide on her next Hindi film in this duration.



Politics
India Needs Greater Cultural Sanction Against The Language Of Racist Prejudice
India Needs Greater Cultural Sanction Against The  Language Of Racist Prejudice
NEW DELHI -- On May 20, Masunda Kitada Oliver, a student from the Democratic Republic of Congo, was killed in a dispute over an auto-rickshaw in Delhi. Since then, nationals from Cameroon, Uganda and


Politics
No alternative to PM Modi, federal front is failed front: Venkaiah Naidu
No alternative to PM Modi, federal front is failed  front: Venkaiah Naidu
The federal front being mooted as an alternative to ruling NDA by JDU president and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is a "tried, tested and failed" front.


Politics
BJP Nominates Suresh Prabhu For Rajya Sabha Berth, Ram Madhav Misses Train
BJP Nominates Suresh Prabhu For Rajya Sabha Berth, Ram  Madhav Misses Train
BJP on Monday nominated Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu as its Rajya Sabha candidate from Andhra Pradesh, where he has been assured of ruling TDP's support, and would field noted journalist M J Akbar f


Politics
Sushma Swaraj Assures Help To Pak Girl Wanting To Become Doctor
Sushma Swaraj Assures Help To Pak Girl Wanting To Become  Doctor
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has assured help to a Pakistani teenaged girl, living in Jaipur for the last two years, in realising her dream of becoming a doctor. Nineteen-year-old Mashal



Telecom
Telecom Sector Revenue Growth Lowest In 6 Years: Industry Body
Telecom Sector Revenue Growth  Lowest In 6 Years: Industry Body - NDTV
Sunil Sood, ‎Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone India has also been elected as the Vice-Chairman.


Telecom
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad directs DoT to look into call drop masking technology
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar  Prasad directs DoT to look into call drop masking technology - Economic Times
The call usually gets automatically disconnected in case of the user moving to a poor network area, making it a 'dropped call' under the current regulatory framework.


Telecom
Buying 4G spectrum a risky idea for BSNL: Anupam Shrivastava
Buying 4G spectrum a risky idea  for BSNL: Anupam Shrivastava - The Indian Express
Chairman and Managing Director Anupam Shrivastava, in an interview with Pranav Mukul, explains in detail the company’s plan to deal with the 4G wave.




Ecommerce
Amazon India charges sellers more; hikes referral rates by up to 9%
The US giant increased the ‘referral rates’, or commission on various categories of products, on almost every product last month.

Ecommerce
Binny Bansal plans to cross-sell Flipkarts commerce, supply chain, advertising services
Chief Executive Binny Bansal has stitched together a plan to cross-sell Flipkart’s commerce, supply chain and advertising services to its top-sellin..

Ecommerce
After Flipkart fiasco, L&T Infotech now withdraws offer letters to 1500 students
After Flipkart  fiasco, L&T Infotech now withdraws offer letters to 1500 students - Business Standard
Cites poor performance of students as reason; students plan hunger strike in Chennai to protest the firm's move


Finance
Should you buy annuity for regular income?
Should you buy annuity for  regular income? - Livemint
An annuity may offer guaranteed income for your retired life, but invest only a small portion of your corpus


Finance
Oman-India PE fund makes first close of $250 million for second fund
Oman-India PE fund makes first  close of $250 million for second fund - Livemint
Backed by SBI and Oman’s SGRF, OIJIF eventually plans to raise $350-400 million for its second fund


Finance
The real question for Opec: Who’ll be its new top official?
The real question for Opec:  Who’ll be its new top official? - Livemint
Opec has been extending Abdalla El-Badri’s, the current secretary-general, term ever since as squabbling members failed to agree on a successor


Finance
SoftBank’s investments in India may surpass $10 billion
SoftBank’s investments in  India may surpass $10 billion - Livemint
SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son said as long as there is parity with international standards of doing business in India, it doesn’t seek any other added advantage



Digital

Digital
'Discussed various issues pertaining to the IT sector': PM Modi on meeting with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella
'Discussed various issues  pertaining to the IT sector': PM Modi on meeting with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella
"Discussed various issues pertaining to the IT sector with @Microsoft CEO @satyanadella @MicrosoftIndia," Modi tweeted after the meeting.


Digital
India's GDP can rise by $1 trillion if everyone gets internet access
India's GDP can  rise by $1 trillion if everyone gets internet access - Hindustan Times
If internet was to reach everyone, India’s GDP could be increased by an extra $1 trillion by 2020, according to the Facebook-commissioned report published this month.


Digital
B2B e-commerce market 6 times larger than B2C: SME lenders
B2B e-commerce market 6 times  larger than B2C: SME lenders
The lenders say B2B e-commerce could become their strongest segment by 2017, as they estimate 25-30% of the profit to come from this space.



Software
Can we get additional $1 trillion GDP by 2020 if all Indians get online?
Can we get  additional $1 trillion GDP by 2020 if all Indians get online? - ET
The report, titled "Connecting the world: Ten mechanisms for global inclusion", is based on a study done by PricewaterhouseCoopers for Facebook.


Software
Telecom regulator TRAI seeks public views to define Net Neutrality
Telecom regulator TRAI seeks  public views to define Net Neutrality
In addition, Trai wanted views on the “reasonable traffic management practices” that carriers may need to adopt and in what manner these could be misused.


Software
After Apple, Government turns down Foxconn's bid to import refurbished phones
After Apple, Government turns  down Foxconn's bid to import refurbished phones
The ministry has rejected the proposal on grounds that it violates Indias e-waste rules. The rejection is in line with the position the government took to deny Apple the same rights.


Software
Freecharge fastest growing digital payments app : Grown from 17% to 30% in the last 6 months
Freecharge fastest growing  digital payments app : Grown from 17% to 30% in the last 6 months
The reach of the digital payments platform Freecharge has grown from 17 percent to 30 percent in the period from October 2015 to April 2016 in India -- the highest growth in app usage for any payments app in the country, a Nielsen study revealed on Monday.



Logistics
India leads in air travel growth, worldwide the traffic in Indai grew for the 13th consecutive month: IATA
India leads in air travel  growth, worldwide the traffic in Indai grew for the 13th consecutive month: IATA - Livemint
Domestic air passenger traffic growth out performed major aviation markets for the 13th consecutive month as the number of fliers grew 21.8 per cent in April as against a global average of 4.1 per cent during the months, according to IATA.


Logistics
Pre-monsoon showers in the capital cause havoc: Airport flooded, flights disrupted
Pre-monsoon  showers in the capital cause havoc: Airport flooded, flights disrupted - Hindustan Times
PM Modi's flight could not land in Delhi due to bad weather and had to be diverted to Jaipur.


Logistics
Clearing the air ! Assam bans smoking in public transport vehicles
Clearing the air ! Assam bans  smoking in public transport vehicles - Times of India
On the eve of World No Tobacco Day, the new BJP government in Assam on Monday banned smoking in all public transport vehicles. An order to this effect was issued by the Commissioner of Transport, which said it would be implemented with immediate effect.


Logistics
Security and Intelligent Services plans to raise Rs 1,000 crore via IPO
Security and  Intelligent Services plans to raise Rs 1,000 crore via IPO - Economic Times
“CX Partners could exit the company completely when SIS gets listed. SIS could file for the IPO in the coming months,” a banker involved in the deal told ET.



Construction
Sales and other income jump as Ashiana Housing reports net profit of over Rs 129 crore in FY16
Sales and other income jump as  Ashiana Housing reports net profit of over Rs 129 crore in FY16 - ET Realty
Sales and other income also jumped over three-fold to Rs 536.05 crore in the 2015-16 fiscal from Rs 164.44 crore in the previous year.


Construction
BBMP sents a letter to standing committee for 5% property tax rebate till June-end in Bengaluru?
BBMP sents a letter to standing  committee for 5% property tax rebate till June-end in Bengaluru? - ET Realty
The BBMP commissioner has sent a letter to the standing committee on taxation and finance to extend the tax rebate by a month, BBMP council to decide ..


Construction
25 properties of 3 firms to be attached by Sebi
25 properties of 3 firms to be  attached by Sebi - ET Realty
The companies had raised crores of rupees from investors via issuance of non-convertible debentures and redeemable preference shares without complying..


Construction
Venkaiah Naidu to visit Germany to boost investments in Smart Cities
Venkaiah Naidu to visit Germany  to boost investments in Smart Cities - ET Realty
The Union Urban Development Minister, who leaves for Berlin tonight, will hold detailed talks with his German counterpart and senior officials on the ..




HR
Xi Jinping Holds Talks with President Pranab Mukherjee of India
Xi Jinping Holds Talks with  President Pranab Mukherjee of India - MFA China
The two sides should appropriately address our differences," President Xi Jinping told Mukherjee during their meeting here yesterday.


HR

HR
Yes Bank launches 'Facebook at Work' for employees
Yes Bank launches 'Facebook at  Work' for employees - Times of India
Yes Bank has partnered with Facebook at Work to roll out the platform to all its 15,000+ employees.


HR
Hiring the perfect talent
 Hiring the perfect talent -  Campaign India (blog)
The ad industry needs to redefine the way it thinks about talent, contends the author



Marketing

Marketing
Nadella comes calling, Digital India to get a boost : Report
Nadella comes calling, Digital  India to get a boost : Report - Business Standard
Seeks linking of Aadhaar with Microsoft's video-calling platform Skype


Marketing
Cummins India arm soon to be a marketing unit : Report
Cummins India arm soon to be a  marketing unit : Report - The Indian Express
In a conference call with investors, Anant Talaulicar, VP & CMD, Cummins India, said, “the rationale is simple, you know, the line at Kothrud is now an — fairly old line, it does not have any more capacity.


Marketing
Six business lessons from the Daiichi–Ranbaxy deal fiasco
Six business  lessons from the Daiichi–Ranbaxy deal fiasco - Livemint
In 2008, Daiichi had bought the Singh brothers’ 34.82% stake for $2.4 billion in a deal valued at $4.6 billion. And then, the US FDA scrutiny happened






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