Category archives: Oranganisation

Dear Boss Be Like Modiji! Goverment Just Gave The RBI Governor A Nearly 200% Appraisal!

RBI Governor Urjit Patel and his deputies have got a big pay hike with the government more than doubling their basic salary to Rs 2.5 lakh and Rs 2.25 lakh per month, respectively. The “basic pay of the governor and deputy governors” have been revised retrospectively with effect from January 1, 2016 and marks a huge jump from Rs 90,000 basic pay so far drawn by the governor and Rs […]

Apple's $5 billion campus will officially open in April - and you'll be able to visit

Apple has officially announced that its new $5 billion (£4 billion) campus will be open to employees from April. The Silicon Valley tech giant said that it will take over six months to move more than 12,000 staff to the new campus, which is set on a 175-acre site. The ring-shaped facility, which Apple is now calling “Apple Park,” is several months behind schedule. Construction on the main building and […]

Hyperloop promises Delhi to Mumbai in just 60 minutes

US-based Hyperloop One today made a strong pitch for Indian market to move people and goods much faster way using magnetic levitation technology. Offering super fast transportation solution, the company claims to reduce travel time between Delhi and Mumbai to just 60 minutes and Mumbai to Chennai to 30 minutes. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said in New Delhi participating in an event organised by Hyperloop One that, So many new […]

The sword that hangs over our IT industry

In the last 30 years and more, the information technology industry in India has seen wave upon wave of negative news that threatened to upset the applecart, but the industry has shown resilience and confidence to withstand each wave and grow every year. In doing so, industry leaders have built fortresses of capabilities, ranging from standard applications and infrastructure management to package implementation to engineering and product design, business process […]

Google raises $4M for immigrants, half of it from CEO Sundar Pichai

US President Donald J Trump’s government has been receiving flak for the ban on immigrants from seven Muslim countries. Individuals and corporations from different parts of the world have expressed that they are against this move. Indian-born Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Google, has raised $4 million, to be donated to the affected refugees all over the world. Google employees together contributed $2 million, and the remaining amount came out […]

Indian-origin Oxford graduate sues university for £1m over boring teaching

An Indian-origin Oxford graduate has sued the university for £1m claiming the “appallingly bad” and “boring” teaching resulted in him getting a second class degree and in turn led to loss of earnings during his career as a lawyer.   Faiz Siddiqui, 38, studied modern history at Brasenose College at the university and accuses its staff of “negligent” teaching of his specialist subject course on Indian imperial history, which led […]

The World’s Only Sanskrit Weekly Has Been Publishing for 65 Years – without a Single Break!

Sanskrit is one of the oldest languages in the world, and is often considered to be one of the most refined. A Nagpur-based Sanskrit weekly has been keeping the language and its significance alive for over 65 years. Sanskrit-Bhavitavyam was started in 1951 by Pradnyabharati Dr. Shridhar Bhaskar Warnekar, an erudite scholar, a musician par excellence, and an expert in the field of Yoga. It happens to be the only […]

Facebook declares Mark Zuckerberg, two million others dead

Even though it is not uncommon to read false stories of peoples’ deaths on Facebook; in a weird turn of events, Facebook itself has started declaring people dead – when in fact they are not. A lot of Facebook users were greeted with a eulogy message when visiting the profiles of friends and family, while some found their own accounts memorialised. Even Mark Zuckerberg was declared dead on his Facebook […]

PM appeals for peace in Karnataka, TN

“Personally pained at the developments,” he says. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday appealed for calm in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu following widespread violence in Karnataka and few incidents in Tamil Nadu on Monday after the Supreme Court refused to freeze its order to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu. Mr. Modi said he was “personally pained at the developments.” “Violence cannot provide a solution to any problem. In a […]

This Karnataka Firm Is the Only One in Asia to Print the Latest Harry Potter Book

There’s a reason why most Potterheads in India had no trouble acquiring the latest copy of the special edition rehearsal script, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Manipal Technologies Ltd (MTL), a printing company based out of Karnataka was the only press in Asia to print copies of this record-breaking book, which saw a worldwide release on July 31st. The huge print run was accomplished in record time and delivered […]