Anjali Venugopalan

  • Crompton appoints Vishal Kaul as vice-president

    Crompton appoints Vishal Kaul as vice-president

    Kaul was previously director at Samsung as director of the content and services, and consumer lifecycle management category. He has previously worked with Nokia and Thermax. Kaul is a graduate of engineering college VJTI, Mumbai and Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.

    The cost of protests at campuses

    The cost of protests at campuses

    Educationists and marketing pundits concur that expressing dissent on campuses by students through protests is normal, and acceptable. However, some caution when protests stretch too long and send the functioning of an institute into a tailspin, it can potentially impact the reputation of the institute.

    Seeking a match offline? there’s an app for that

    Seeking a match offline? there’s an app for that

    Many millennials think it’s easier to feel the chemistry face to face, versus on text whether it’s casual dating or looking for a life partner, reports Anjali Venugopalan

    Anant National University launches fellowship for climate action

    Anant National University launches fellowship for climate action

    “It shifts the focus from the unprecedented level of climate anxiety we see around us today to offering individuals ways to be part of the solution to mitigate climate change,” said Miniya Chatterji, CEO of Sustain Labs Paris, a company that helps companies become sustainable, who is also leading the climate action program.

    Talk like an American: Business of accent training

    Talk like an American: Business of accent training

    A sharp uptick in business dealings with American clients is driving growth in the business of accent training. The demand for US accenttrained corporate employees has been high since 2017, says Salman Ansari, CEO of Talent Resourze, a company that provides accent training. Demand has been growing at 15% for the last two years, according to Ansari.

    BharatPe appoints Dhruv Bahl as Head of Operations

    BharatPe appoints Dhruv Bahl as Head of Operations

    The company said he will be responsible for overall operations across merchant acquisitions, servicing, payments, lending and commerce. Bahl has previously worked at Fortis, Bain & Company, PayTM and Airtel Payments Bank and Roadzen. The company, which was launched in 2018, raised a total of $65.5 mn in two rounds of funding last year.

    India Inc opens doors to transgender employees

    India Inc opens doors to transgender employees

    KPMG, Infosys, Accenture, Nestaway, Sodexo and others have policies have introduced policies as well as hiring plans to ease the transition of the marginalised community into the formal workplace. Education, discrimination in access to housing and ignorance of society as to why gender dysphoria happens are the major challenges the community faces.

    Students on hunger strike in IIT Guwahati taken to hospital

    Students on hunger strike in IIT Guwahati taken to hospital

    The PhD students, Vikrant Singh and Himanchal Singh, said they were “forcibly removed” from campus by police officers today. Himanchal said they were told by police that they were attempting suicide, and that was considered an offence.

    Campuses rally in protest against JNU attack

    Campuses rally in protest against JNU attack

    The wave of protests began on Sunday night, soon after videos and photos of the attack began circulating on social media and being shown on television. Apart from demonstrations in front of the old police headquarters in Delhi, protestors gathered at the Gateway of India in Mumbai, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram and elsewhere.

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