Education

This 27-year-old’s startup is merging design education with practical skills to create social impact in Indian villages

Back in 2014, when Vinay Varanasi was in his fifth year of architecture at MS Ramiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, he got an opportunity to work with a professional architect. As part of his internship, Vinay was asked to work on and carry along some drawings while meeting contractors for deals, with his mentor assuming […]

Career

Swanand Kirkire: Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s career tells you there is justice in this world

Swanand Kirkire at Sahitya AajTak 2019. From O Ri Chiraiya to Bavra Mann, Swanand Kirkire has written songs that stand out in a sea of peppy, loud Bollywood tracks. But the lyricist hasn’t restricted himself to writing songs, he has tried his hands at acting and has bagged National Award for a supporting role in […]

Marketing

B2B marketers look to match B2C in level of customer experience

Customer experience (CX) has become an increased focus for marketers across industries, but many B2B marketers feel as though they need to catch-up to their consumer-facing counterparts to deliver better experiences. Nearly 90% of B2B marketers think their organizations need to be as focused on customer experience as their B2C counterparts, according to a Dun […]

Career

How you can save the world with a career in sustainable design

A career in design has become a very popular choice for creative students. But do you realise that a career in sustainable design can change the way the world works? “Human beings don’t have a pollution problem; they have a design problem. If humans were to devise products, tools, furniture, homes, factories, and cities more […]

Career

Former England cricketer Monty Panesar eyes career in politics, wants to be next Mayor of London

Former England off-spinner Monty Panesar, who recently turned author with his book ‘The Full Monty’, has spoken of plans to take on the world of politics, possibly as a future Mayor of London. The 37-year-old spinner, who had handed over copies of his book to the Indian cricket team during their UK tour for the […]

Marketing

2 Lessons In Inclusive Marketing From KFC And Burger King’s Popular Launches Of Plant-Based ‘Meat’

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR BEYOND MEAT- Atlanta consumers flocked to a local KFC for a one day test to sample Beyond Fried Chicken, KFC’s new plant-based chicken made in partnership with Beyond Meat, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. (John Amis/AP Images for Beyond Meat) ASSOCIATED PRESS There’s been a lot of buzz lately about restaurant chains across […]

Education

No need for sex education in schools or making it part of curriculum: RSS affiliate

The Shiksha Sanskriti Utthan Nyas, founded by educationist Dinanath Batra, suggested that there can be ‘need based counselling’ for students and parents. The National Education Policy draft states that sex education will also be included in secondary school for future judgement surrounding consent, harassment, respect for women, safety, family planning, and STD prevention.  |  Photo […]

Education

Crowd funding: Raising funds for education in India

Human evolution is as much a result of mental development through education as it is about physical changes. Education and knowledge, in fact, are the top transferable yet non-depleting and non-depreciating assets humans can have. India has a long way to go to realise its goal of becoming a $5-trillion economy, but education surely will […]

Career

Parineeti Chopra Talks About Low Phase in Career, Says ‘I Would Cry 10 Times a Day’

Parineeti Chopra returned to the big screen after a gap of nearly two years with Meri Pyaari Bindu, which dubbed as one of the most matured performances from the actress. Parineeti took the sabbatical after a series of professional setbacks. The actress, who has spent the last three years quietly rebuilding her box office reputation, has […]