Scam-hit PNB to infuse Rs5,473-cr govt funds to boost capital
Punjab National Bank is going ahead with a planned Rs5,473-crore capital-raising from the government through a preferential issue, even as the bank boasted that it has enough assets to meet any liability caused by the Rs11,300-crore fraud
Trudeau admits invitation to Khalistani for his reception was wrong
The Canadian mission was forced to rescind an invitation to Khalistani separatist Jaspal Atwal to a dinner-reception celebrating Canada-India ties during the visit of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Sacked Google worker files discrimination, harassment case
The sacking of Tim Chevalier allegedly for speaking out against discrimination has left some employees wondering if the company's HR system is being gamed by staffers who want to stamp out diversity initiatives
Ford's America president Raj Nair quits, reasons under shroud
Raj Nair joined Ford in 1987 and rose through the automaker's manufacturing and engineering ranks to become head of global product development in 2015
Pak orchestrating migrant influx from Bangladesh to Northeast: Army chief
General Bipin Rawat cited the case of Badruddin Ajmal-led AIUDF, a party formed in 2005, that has 3 MPs in the Lok Sabha and 13 legislators in the state assembly
Kamal Haasan launches 'Makkal Needhi Maiam' with Kejriwal on dias
Southern cinestar Kamal Haasan says his party has no left or right leanings and has no affiliation with any other political party but only thinks of people and their welfare, even as he indicated interest in leaders like Arvind Kejriwal and Chandrababu Naidu
Robo-picker grasps and packs
The `pick-and-place' system consists of a standard industrial robotic arm that the researchers outfitted with a custom gripper and suction cup controlled by an 'object-agnostic' grasping algorithm that enables the robot to assess a bin of random objects and determine the best way to grip or suction onto an item amid the clutter, without having to know anything about the object beforehand
Union Budget: 2018-19
Economic Survey: 2017-18

  You might be paying too much for ads on Google, Bing
  Before you dish out money to bid for a top-ranked ad position on a search engine, you may want to pause and make sure it's actually going to pay off, caution  Chang Hee Park,  assistant professor of marketing, and  Manoj Agarwal,  professor of Marketing, Binghamton University
  Ethical leadership is a good thing, right?
  Research consistently shows ethical leadership is very beneficial. But new research shows that there are boundaries to those benefits,says Matthew Quade, Ph.D., assistant professor of management in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business /  Baylor Marketing & Communication
  Not LTCG, not US effect it was simple market correction
  The tumble in the Indian bourses last week was widely blamed on the LTCG Tax or a downturn in US markets. But it was simply a case of an overheated market correcting itself and good times are coming again, says Probir Roy
  A fruitful journey from the attic to an angel investor
  Pejman Nozad, managing partner, Pear Venture Capital in conversation with Swetha Amit on his journey from being penniless to one of the leading angel investors in Silicon Valley
  Budget 2018: old habits die hard
  The present NDA government has been trying to deglamorize the Union Budget since the beginning of its term. It has been trying to keep most of the major policy initiatives outside the budget speech. But as they say, ''Old habits die hard'' - so, today was no different, says Alok Singh, BOI AXA Investment Managers
  New, forward-looking report outlines research path to sustainable cities
  An increaingly push for smart cities should equally focus on creating sustainable cities; in 1950, fewer than one-third of the world's people lived in cities. Today more than half do. By 2050, urban areas will be home to some two-thirds of Earth's human population
  Aadhaar depriving countless Indians of access to services: Amnesty, HRW
  There is a growing body of evidence that the government's stringent Aadhaar requirements may be depriving millions of Indians of essential services and also leaving them vulnerable to fraud. By Jagdeep Worah
  Use of mobile devices at home can carry conflict to workplace: study
  The use of mobile technology for work purposes during family time has been found to affect employees' work and family lives. Researchers say that extra time spent on mobile devices after hours might not be worth it if the grief it causes results in productivity losses once the conflict is carried back to work
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