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Expert Networking Advice for People Who Hate Small Talk

Like flossing or frequent oil changes, networking is one of those non-negotiable adulting tasks we all admittedly neglect more than we should. The term itself is anxiety-inducing (it involves small talk with a stranger after all), yet connecting with colleagues and potential mentors is instrumental to long-term career advancement. “Networking gives relationship-building a bad name, but it’s really about

A social-networking website for student travelers

One Harvard student found a place to crash for a few days in Athens. Another met a Columbia student in China, and the two explored parts of Chengdu together. A third planned her trip to Brussels with tips she got from other peers: where to find the best frites and Belgian chocolates, and key phone

Huawei allegedly developed a spy-friendly phone network for North Korea

If Huawei was hoping to mend its reputation in the wake of the de facto US ban, it’s about to be disappointed. The Washington Post and 38 North have published joint reports indicating that Huawei helped build Koryolink, North Korea’s highly restrictive cellphone network that went live in 2008. According to documents, Huawei partnered with China’s state-owned Panda International Information Technology

Rediscovering the ancient practice of Yoga for the future generations

One of the biggest contributions of India to the world is the knowledge of Yoga, now accepted internationally by the United Nations (UN) and the world. International Yoga Day is celebrated every year on the day of Summer Solstice (June 21) since 2014.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO) One of the biggest contributions of India to the world

What does the future hold for enterprise networking?

The rollout of 5G networks and the next generation of wireless technology could lead to a shift in focus from software and apps back to infrastructure as organizations look to take advantage of the latest technologies. Couple this with the fact that AI and machine learning are making their way into the networking space and feels as though we

12 Indians Arrested for Running Illegal Networking Business in Nepal

Kathmandu: Twelve Indian nationals have been arrested for allegedly running an illegal networking business and duping several people in the Himalayan nation, according to media reports. All the 12 accused, belonging to Uttar Pradesh, were arrested from a hotel in Kathmandu on Friday while organising an orientation and training programme to run the illegal networking business

Want efficient banks? Go for more mergers, says RBI research

More consolidation in India’s struggling banking sector will help lenders lower costs and efficiently scale their operations, said researchers at the Reserve Bank of India. Labour cost efficiency, or output per employee, moderated across the sector between 2005-18, according to the recently-published paper. The authors added that state-owned banks fared better than private rivals on this metric

Centre asks CVC for clarity over supervision in privatised IDBI bank

The government has asked the Central Vigilance Commission if it still has vigilance jurisdiction on the now privatised IDBI BankNSE 0.23 %, and sought its advice on the course of action in case of ongoing complaints or investigations, a government official said. In January, the Reserve bank of India had classified IDBI Bank as a private sector lender