Paradigm Shift Capital plans to deploy $15-20 million in early-stage startups
The Delaware-based fund—which will be launched by WeWork India’s former CFO Govind Mundhra, along with Surabhi Washishth and Dhruv Washishth—will deploy 70% of its capital in India and the rest in the US over the next 12-15 months.
Hybrid working model will help employees save time and money on commute: Experts
In a webinar by Awfis, home-grown flex workspace provider- ‘...
The tide seems to be turning on pandemic’s ‘Work from Goa’ trend
Only 30% of those from the tech circle who moved to Goa during the pandemic ...
Truth behind virtual work parties: the good, the bad and the strange
Companies are turning to events organisers to create virtual social events for staff.
Working hours of courts curtailed in 5 Maharashtra districts
Only those lawyers who have a case listed on a given day, parties appearing in person, accused persons, and witnesses summoned by court will be permitted inside the court premises, the notice said.
Delhi government launches campaign to encourage shift from private to electric vehicles
The campaign in association with WRI India, a research organisation that works to foster environmentally sound and socially equitable development, was launched by Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot.
Why Mumbai diamond traders are shifting base to Surat
The trend gathered momentum from January when 65% -70% of diamond imports in value terms took place in Surat. In January, India imported rough diamonds worth Rs 9215.61 crore, a 69.38 percent jump from Jan 2020.
Work from anywhere: The future has begun
Work from anywhere has the power to reshape old understandings of work, employees and companies now connecting in meetings of the mind and fusions of creativity, rather than the previous approach of physical attendance, hierarchical communication and hours spent within office buildings.
Work from anywhere is the future of work — it increases productivity: Prithwiraj Choudhury
"The greatest benefit for the employee is that you have control over your time, which is called ‘temporal flexibility’ — you don’t have to commute, you can work in the day or at night depending on your personal style and you get geographic flexibility about where you want to live. "
ArcelorMittal exits pandemic with shift to younger generation
Aditya Mittal, who previously worked in Credit Suisse Group AG’s investment bank, played a key role in driving the acquisition of Arcelor in 2006.
Four-day work week a reality soon, govt’s proposed labour codes could provide flexible shifts
While addressing a press conference in the nati...
Geotagging of warehouses in works for location tracking
“We have mandated the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) to identify and geotag the agri storage infrastructures (ASIs) across the country. So far, a survey of 82,000 ASIs has been completed out of 1.08 lakh structures identified across the country,” said a senior food ministry official, who did not wish to be identified.
Work focus of Indian Customs shifted to trade facilitation: FM Nirmala Sitharaman
"There has been a paradigm shift in the working of Indian Customs as focus shifted to ease of doing business and trade facilitation. Adopting a people centric approach will further augment the transformative process of Customs functioning," FM said.
Microsoft profit soars as pandemic speeds shift to cloud
Microsoft's commercial cloud offerings took in revenue of $16.7 billion in the quarter.
Shifting to a small town for work from home? A pay cut may tag along
HR experts and consultancies feel under new rules, salary change for some WFH employees may be likely. And if and when formalised, new rules may see employers save 20-25% of cost per small town WFH employee.