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In India More people to be jobless say ILO

The number of unemployed people in India is expected to rise by 1 lakh in 2017 and another 2 lakh in 2018, according to the International Labour Organisation (ILO). The ILO predicted that the number of jobless will increase from 17.9 million in 2016 to 18 million by 2018 even though the country unemployment rate is expected to… Read More »

Flipkart appoints new CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy

Flipkart has promoted former Tiger Global Management executive Kalyan Krishnamurthy as the new chief executive to run the operations of India’s largest online retailer. Mr.Krishnamurthy is replacing co-founder Binny Bansal, who has been elevated to the position of Group CEO. Mr. Krishnamurthy joined Flipkart in June last year as head of ‘category design organisation.’ He was hired from… Read More »

Dhoni quit under pressure – Aditya Verma

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s resignation as captain of India’s ODI and T20 International squads “was not spontaneous but under pressure”, Bihar Cricket Association (BCA) secretary Aditya Verma alleged on Sunday. Verma, who was in Ranchi, claimed that ‘a hurt’ captain cool quit captaincy after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) asked him of his “future cricketing… Read More »

‘Cashless’ society: An idea that is not as difficult as you may think

  A lot has been written about the push towards ‘Cashless’ Society and how everyone needs to embrace the concept to weed out corruption and black money after the demonetisation decision by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Public sphere is abuzz with the debate about the long-term implications of the move along with the feasibility of such a move… Read More »

Meet RentoMojo, a furniture rental startup from Bengaluru

Startups have managed to get Indian audiences buy furniture online, but there are others who are now trying to redefine it further. RentoMojo is an online rental company (web and Android app) for appliances and furniture. In a city like Bengaluru, with some pockets known to be occupied by the young, many would find the option of renting… Read More »