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Your height and weight may affect income

Your height and weight may affect income

Men who are shorter in height and women who are obese are more likely to be socio-economically deprived with lower levels of education, occupation, and income, suggests new research. “These data support evidence that height and BMI play an important partial role in determining several aspects of a person’s socio-economic status, especially women’s BMI (body

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Is your job below your skill level?

Accepting a job below your skill level can be severely penalising, says a study, because of the perception that someone who does this is less committed or less competent. To make ends meet in the short term, many workers may accept part-time positions and seek work from temporary agencies or take jobs below their skill

Do you often play dumb or intelligent at workplace?

Do you often play dumb or intelligent at workplace?

Do you often see your boss playing down his or her competence to appear warmer to you while you struggle to appear more intelligent (which you may not be) to impress him or her at the workplace? Mind it that you are not alone. According to interesting research, people at the workplace may adjust their

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Modi conquers Silicon Valley: US media

Washington, Sep 29: US media gave pride of place to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s interactions with Silicon Valley’s tech titans and his rockstar-like reception by the Indian diaspora, with the New York Times saying he had conquered the tech Mecca. In a story headlined “Narendra Modi, Indian Prime Minister, Conquers Silicon Valley”, the influential daily


How reliable are warranties for online sales?

Even as online retail sales continue to shoot up with the e-commerce industry expected to touch Rs.216 billion ($3.5 billion) in the current fiscal, the sector has recently come under fire with both manufacturers and consumers questioning the reliability of warranties for online purchases and the consequences of this. Indian e-commerce retail has a fantastic

Finance Market Wrap Up September

MAKE YOUR MONEY GO FURTHER! REPORTING SEASON Welcome to the reporting season. A re-recurring theme this season was returning cash to shareholders in the form of dividends. It was once thought that buying into income stocks were becoming “tired”, with investors favouring growth stocks. This seems not to be the case at the moment, with

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12 Indian firms get featured in Forbes’ list of 50 best companies in Asia-Pacific

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), HCL Technologies and HDFC Bank are among the 50 best public companies in Asia-Pacific according to a compilation by Forbes, which ranked India second behind China as home to the “world’s next growth engines”. The Forbes 2014 ‘honour roll of the Fabulous 50’ lists best of Asia-Pacific’s biggest publicly traded companies.

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Indian Billionaire Gautam Adani’s $15.5bn Australian Coal Project Approved

The Adani Group was accorded approval by the Australian government for its $16.5 billion Carmichael coal mine project in central Queensland. The project in the Galilee Basin, which will become Australia’s largest coal mine, is expected to provide electricity for up to 100 million people in India “This outstanding project will drive economic growth and

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Australian firm to set up iron ore pellets units in Telangana

An Australian firm has come forward to set up iron ore pellets units in Telangana with an initial investment of Rs.1,000 crore. SSL Consolidate will set up the units in Karimnagar and Siddipet, an official statement said after company officials called on Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao. The company sought all assistance from the state