The hurry-scurry to beautify city

No planning or thought has gone into it: city-based architect A drive on the arterial road no. 2, Banjara Hills, towards Hyderabad International Convention Centre, the venue of Global Entrepreneurship Summit-2017, is a breeze. On the freshly-laid smooth ribbon of asphalt, there are no bottlenecks, bumps or potholes. Walking spaces for pedestrians is a different
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There should be meaningful collaboration between intelligent machines and professionals with both bringing their superior skills to the partnership Technology is ushering in a new age of automation. Every day, across industries, smarter machines are deployed to manage the growing scale of work. Computer technology has eliminated some tasks and lowered the demand for some
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Chennai needs integrated flood management, especially the revival of lakes and water tanks Chennai’s date with a strong northeast monsoon ought to be a cause for all-round relief since the water fortunes of more than eight million residents of the metropolitan region depend on this weather system. Yet, the torrential rains in the meteorological sub-division,
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To spare themselves a bumpy career path, young professionals have to internalise a few principles Sometimes, professionals who show considerable promise when they are in their twenties, totter through their thirties, and hit a block in their careers when they reach their mid-forties. Here’s why this happens. Lack of control In their 20s, trailblazers have
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Opposition boycotted the elections; results spark fears of further violence Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was on Monday declared the winner of the country’s deeply divisive elections, taking 98% of the ballots cast in a poll boycotted by his rival Raila Odinga, sparking fears of further violence in flashpoint opposition strongholds. Despite his crushing win, the
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If the bureaucracy is not empathetic towards those who are slow to respond, it will be very damaging Eleven-year-old Santoshi Kumari died of starvation in Jharkhand’s Simdega districtthis month. Her ration card was not Aadhaar card-linked, preventing her from receiving any food ration from the Public Distribution System (PDS) for several weeks. Many of us
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Millennials enjoy being a part of companies where managers take an active interest in their career growth “A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could.” — Zig Zaglar When it comes to promoting employee engagement, there are few things as effective as a mentoring programme. An
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After the episode, industrial groups are wary of who they appoint to their boards October 24 marks the first anniversary of an extraordinary development in the history of the Tata empire. Bombay House, this day, last year, witnessed the abrupt removal of Cyrus Mistry as the chairman of Tata Sons, the holding company of the
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Employees have to believe their roles contribute significantly to achieving organisational goals and they are an integral part of their teams Now, organisational structure is going through a churn, impacting how business is conducted. A lot of this is the result of moving to an employee-centric world. Here, though inspired by a visionary leader, employees
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