From the Editor's Desk The Universal Basic Income debate often boils down to 'do you trust individuals to make better decisions with money handed to them vs the state deciding for them in the form of subsidies and benefits in areas that the state believes it needs to support individuals in?' The historical precedent is that individual humans will ultimately make better decisions for themselves than the state can for them. There will always be bad apples, but most will act responsibly in how they use their handout money!
Datawind to foray into telecom mart DataWind Inc., the makers of tablets, is in talks with several telecom network operators to enter the Indian virtual network operator (VNO) business. The strategy of Datawind will be to bridge the digital divide, and it intends to utilize its web delivery platform to help deliver affordable internet access to bring the next billion Indians
Maharashtra invites Malaysian firm to invest in road projects Mumbai, Jun 5 () Maharashtra government has held a discussion with Malaysian giant Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) Holdings on ways to increase collaboration for Nagpur-Mumbai Super Communication Expressway and some other road projects.
IITs blacklist 7 startups from campus recruitment; Flipkart escapes ban The All-IITs Placement Committee (AIPC), the body that represents the placement cell heads across IITs, has decided to blacklist seven startups that withdrew job offers to students this year. Flipkart, that initially delayed the appointments, offered an alternative option to place the recruits as in
Flipkart in talks to sell small stake to Times Group In what could be the third ad-for-equity deal for Bennett, Coleman and Company Ltd (BCCL) in Indian technology unicorns, the media conglomerate is in talks with Flipkart to pick a small stake in the e-commerce firm.
Interplay between Technology and HR Technology is not only changing the way we work, think and interact, but also the way we live. It is so encompassing. Technology interface is dictating the way we communicate and interact in our lives and at our workplaces.
More women taking up odd jobs, claims survey More and more women in metro cities are applying for unconventional jobs like cab driver, security guard for attractive pay and demand and supply gap, says a report. It shows there has been seven times more demand from employers for female cab drivers and 153 per cent increase in applicants.