State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has said that the number of customers moving into its network is higher than those leaving it, making its mobile number portability (MNP) positive during 2019-20 so far, Parliament was informed on Thursday.The number of port-ins stood at 53.64 lakh, against 28.27 lakh port outs in 2018-19, and thereafter the numbers cumulative up to October 2019 was 2.04 crore (port-ins) against 1.80 crore (port-outs)."BSNL has informed that number of customers ported in to BSNL is higher than the ported-out customer of BSNL. BSNL's MNP is positive during 2019-20 (till October, 2019)," Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha.Close The number of mobile connections of BSNL stood at 11.64 crore as on August 31. related news OYO appoints Betsy Atkins as independent director How Muthoot Finance can leverage its IDBI AMC buy Background verification: M&As drive multiple screening of employees in … [Read more...] about BSNL ‘number portability’ positive so far in FY20; more users joining network than leaving: Prasad
Welcome to the “Ask Erica” column from Levo. As Levo’s Career Advice editor, I’ll be sharing some of my best tips and insider info with you. advertisement I started working at a big company this past April. I have a great job with big responsibilities and challenges, which I love. But I’ve just been granted a scholarship to study in Germany for my master’s degree. I know that I have many opportunities to grow in this company, and for my age, I think it’s a great accomplishment to be in the position I’m in. But studying overseas has been a goal of mine for a while. What should I do? Even though you’re happy with your current job, you applied to this program for a reason, right? It’s OK to love your job but still be curious about what other opportunities are out there—it’s how you learn and grow! What it sounds like to me is that you really want to study abroad, but you’re nervous about taking the … [Read more...] about Should I Quit My Job To Pursue A Grad Program Abroad?
Every time a new rejection letter appeared in Emily May’s mailbox, she tried her hardest not to take it personally. She’d been convinced the cause she was rallying for–fighting street harassment–was sure to get support. Of the eight foundations and two fellowships she’d applied to, something would come through. But it didn’t. And more rejection only followed. advertisement advertisement May had been street harassed since the age of 18 and knew countless women who’d been catcalled, followed, subjected to masturbating strangers. But as each form letter rolled in, not only rejecting May’s proposal for funding, but often pointing out that street harassment was in fact not a real issue–May felt increasingly more resolute. “The rejections were even more important an indicator of what we were trying to do,” she says. “I felt strongly that it was time to get people to pay attention to this issue.” And she … [Read more...] about How The Founder of Hollaback! Made a Career Out of Fighting Street Harassment
Frank Lloyd Wright’s living laboratory in the Arizona desert, Taliesin West is one of the most revered architectural projects of the 20th century. Nearly 80 years old and in continuous use since its construction in 1937, the complex is certainly showing its age. To restore the building to its former luster, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation hired Harboe Architects to forge a preservation strategy. advertisement advertisement Taliesin West was Wright’s winter home and a school until he died in 1959. Today, it operates as an architecture school. It perfectly illustrates the philosophy that drove Wright to design buildings which commune with and connect to their landscape. The architect channeled the desert’s rugged characteristics in low-slung structures built from boulders, adobe, and redwood beams. Built on a 160-acre site, the campus includes studios, living quarters for apprentices, classrooms, Wright’s office, communal spaces, a bookstore, and … [Read more...] about Restoration Of A Frank Lloyd Wright Masterpiece Is An Exercise In Detective Work
Everyone had an opinion last week, when news broke last that Apple’s longtime design chief Jony Ive was stepping down. But what of the people who worked with him? What better way to evaluate the legacy of a design leader than through the colleagues who toiled alongside him? advertisement advertisement We reached out to three former Apple employees—Don Norman, Ken Kocienda, and Imran Chaudhri—who collaborated with Ive during different eras and in various capacities at Apple. Their stories shed new light on one of the most remarkable, if checkered, design careers of the past 30 years. A bright light amid rampant dysfunction “Jony Ive is a brilliant industrial designer. I worked with him when I was at Apple, many years ago. This was the time of Apple’s complete dysfunction. Jony was brilliant, but the structure of Apple in those days did not allow his talents to be used. “I recall one day when he came to me with a new design for a desktop … [Read more...] about Jony Ive’s real legacy, according to Apple designers who worked with him