IIT-M team wins preliminary round of Cerebration Business Quiz

A two-member team from IIT-Madras won the preliminary round of the Hindu BusinessLine Cerebration Business Quiz today. The team with G Pranav Hari, a civil engineering student, and Rahul Humayun, studying chemical engineering, both from IIT-Madras, forged ahead during the buzzer round to bag a ₹ 10,000 cheque and earned a seat in the final […]

Tata Motors to turn around domestic business, N. Chandrasekaran says

Tata Motors chairman N. Chandrasekaran has said the company will focus on domestic business. Photo: PTI Mumbai: Tata Motors will focus on turning around the domestic business, particularly the commercial vehicles (CV) segment which has suffered due to a challenging environment as also the company’s sub-optimal execution and market misses, chairman N. Chandrasekaran said on Tuesday. […]

Will starting your own business make you happy?

Everyone wants to enjoy their job, but what underlying psychological factors increase your chances of being a happy worker? For some, becoming self-employed was the answer  Jade Sarkhel left a career in marketing after feeling unappreciated for the hours she was putting in – she now runs her own photography business. Photograph: Neil Sarkhel Supported […]

US law firms initiate investigation against Infosys on behalf of investors

NEW DELHI, AUG 19:   Four US law firms have said they are investigating potential claims on behalf of Infosys investors on whether the company and some of its officials and directors have violated federal securities laws. The development comes a day after the IT major, which is also listed in the US, saw its CEO […]

Tata Boss Chandrasekaran Hires Bankers To Streamline Businesses, Sell Or Merge Units

Nearly six months after his turbulent elevation to run India’s biggest conglomerate, Natarajan Chandrasekaran is assembling a team of dealmakers to refocus some of the group’s biggest businesses, expand its financial services and consumer businesses and sell or merge dozens of smaller units, according to interviews with senior executives. As many as one-third of the […]

A senior engineer at Google wrote a manifesto against diversity and employees are furious

Google employees are up in arms after a senior engineer at the company penned an anti-diversity manifesto that has spread through the company like wildfire. The manifesto apparently argued that Google should halt initiatives aimed at increasing gender and racial diversity within the company and instead focus on “ideological diversity,” according to a report by Vice’s Motherboard , which […]

5 Powerful Tech Trends That Could Affect Your Business

Huffington Post Partner StudioHuffington Post Partner Studio DAVID LEES It would be an understatement to say that technology has disrupted the business landscape. Every aspect of modern organizations today—how they create, communicate, transact and serve—is shaped by technologies that were far beyond the wildest dreams of business leaders a couple of decades ago. To paraphrase […]

Fox News host Eric Bolling reportedly sent unsolicited and explicit photos to colleagues

Fox News “Fox News Specialists” host Eric Bolling sent unsolicited photos of male genitalia several years ago to at least two colleagues at Fox Business Network and at least one colleague at Fox News, according to a HuffPost report citing a dozen sources. The women are either current or previous Fox employees who, when they received the […]

ITC’s cigarettes business lit up Q1 results but cess hike a wet blanket

ITC Ltd’s June quarter results give an idea of what might have been had the government not sharply hiked the cess on cigarettes. Cigarette sales rose by 6.6% from a year ago, while this segment’s profit rose by 9%. This was in a period when destocking by dealers led to most consumer companies reporting lower […]