Your browser does not support JavaScript or it may be disabled!
rediff.com
 India As It Happens
Rediff Labs will showcase innovative products that rediff is working on behind the scenes.
News   |   Images
NEWS ON MOBILE
Get Realtime News
on your webpage

About 10 results for "uttam ghosh communicating"

Dear parents, you can contribute to Oxford English Dictionary!
Rediff.com

Dear parents, you can contribute to Oxford English Dictionary!

The dictionary would like to hear about new words and senses of familiar words from parents.Illustration by Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Parents take note! The Oxford English Dictionary's publisher, Oxford University Press, has appealed for ideas from users of the parenting website Mumsnet. It said it would like to hear about brand new words and new senses of familiar words. Suggestions from parents on Mumsnet include 'hangry', 'defleated', and 'whinese'. Fi Mooring, senior ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Rediff.com

Dangerous to be a journalist in today's world

Journalists all over the world have been disappearing and some have never been heard again, says Narain D Batra.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Journalism is a hazardous profession. CBS News correspondent Lara Logan suffered a brutal sexual assault in Egypt's Tahrir Square in 2011 while covering the country's Arab Spring upheaval. In 2014, an Islamic State video showed the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist who was held hostage by the militants. Daniel Pearl, a Wall Street ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago
Rediff.com

Direct tax mop-up till February high but below target

March requires 20% jump to meet year's goal; CBDT chief tells staff to sweat it out to meet target Direct tax collection grew by 10.7 per cent in the first 11 months of this financial year (April 2016 till February 2017) over the same period a year before, less than the set target. The full-year target is Rs 8.47 lakh crore or 14.3 per cent more. With Rs 6.17 lakh crore collected in these 11 months, March has to see a 20-plus per cent growth to achieve the target. The subdued tax numbers were ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
Rediff.com

Office space yields are falling.... and property owners are celebrating!

The lower yield is better for property landlords as it indicates an appreciation in the capital value of the property. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com.   In February 2017, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance bought an entire floor of 60,000 square feet (chargeable area), leased to Tata Communications, in the Crescenzo building at the Bandra Kurla Complex, considered Mumbai’s micro-market, for Rs 147 crore. Tata Communications pays a rent of Rs 177 per square foot per month (on ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
Rediff.com

Don't threaten, warn or issue show cause notice to taxpayers under Operation Clean Money, CBDT tells taxman

The department had sent SMSes and emails to 18 lakh people who made suspicious deposits of over Rs 500,000 during the 50-day demonetisation period. The CBDT on Tuesday asked the taxman to ensure there is no "threat, warning or show cause" notice to taxpayers contacted by it under 'Operation Clean Money' that is aimed at checking black money post-note ban. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the policy-making body of the Income Tax department, brought out an eight-page instruction leaflet ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

Digitising our country of sceptics

M Muneer believes segmenting the population on the basis of their propensity to embrace new technologies is the key to driving digitisation. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The pronouncements and predicaments of the demonetisation tsunami have still not ebbed. The new wave of digitisation and the cashless economy is consuming more ink in print and burning more bytes in social media than any other topic. The debate is on whether or not we have enough penetration of technology, power, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Rediff.com

The great Indian railways and a little app

RailYatri offers a host of travel-related services to a 4.5 million user base. Shine Jacob finds out what's next for the app. IMAGE: By the end of the next financial year, the RailYatri app expects to surpass the IRCTC site, which receives 12.5 million hits monthly. Photograph: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com. Thalaivaa (Rajnikanth), Dabang (Salman Khan) and Virat (Virat Kohli) have nothing to do with Indian Railways. However, cut-outs of these three legends and a snooker table are what greet ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Rediff.com

Do you suffer from nomophobia?

Most people have this permanent nervousness about somebody separating them from their smartphones, says Shyamal Majumdar.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Apple may be celebrating 10 years of the launch of iPhone, but a friend who holds a senior position at a multinational company, hasn't quite got into the mood. His ire is directed at smartphones in general. Exasperated at the sight of his teammates frequently staring into their smartphones, even during important meetings, he was forced to ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Rediff.com

The 'C' word India needs (and it's not cashless)

Cashless transactions need ubiquitous connectivity, which we don't have. And connectivity needs political and administrative convergence, says Shyam Ponappa. Illustrations: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com This new year brings with it uncertainties amidst the push for cashlessness.  Without going into the demerits or otherwise, some clarity on a road map to go forward from where we are might help with realistic planning to manage our way out of this situation. Cashless transactions need ubiquitous ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Rediff.com

Next demonetisation blow: Higher electricity bills

A digital economy can only work with uninterrupted electricity supply. So, states now face the unpleasant task of telling their citizens that electricity rates need to be hiked. Subhomoy Bhattacharjee reports. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com To make mobiles work in villages to act as e-wallets, many states now face the unpleasant task of telling their citizens that electricity tariffs need to be raised by an annual average of 4 per cent from now, for at least the next two years.  Yet, ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Personalize your Realtimeclose [x]
Add content to your personalized tab - My News
Add upto 6 topics of your interest:
for eg.2g Scam , World
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Personalize the tabs display. ( You can add or remove the tabs )
AlertsGet updates on latest news & your favourite topics right in your inbox.Set an Alert|Manage your Alerts

Get

Realtime News

on your Webpage

Add Widget >Get your members hooked!
    
Alerts
Get updated on latest news & your favorite topics right in your inbox!
 
More     Less