The Union health secretary held a video conference on September 11 to review COVID-19 management strategies and actions taken by eight northeast states that account for less than five percent of total active cases in India. The conference was attended by the principal secretaries, health secretaries, and other representatives from Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura, and Sikkim. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus update | Northeast states constitute less than 5% of India’s active COVID-19 cases
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The issue will open on September 18 and close on September 23. The company is looking to raise money to develop software, infra, and strategic acquisition in technology space. It would also use the funds to develop a larger team, acquire assets, and for other issue expenses. … [Read more...] about IPO bonanza: SecMark Consultancy to hit D-Street, third firm to go public this month
That signature in 2012 cost Chanda Kochhar everything she held dear. Blown to smithereens was an A-list reputation as an ace banker — something she had painstakingly built over three decades of hard work. Jeopardised were the prospects of a gracious exit from ICICI Bank, one of India’s largest. Torn asunder were chances of a lucrative career thereafter. … [Read more...] about ICICI-Videocon case: Deepak Kochhar arrested. Is Chanda Kochhar next?
Q: Every crisis has thrown open an opportunity? What are the lessons in leadership that COVID has taught you?A. I believe it’s more often than not, a test of your ability to be agile while embracing and adapting to change and taking decisive action. Also, in this age of digitisation, I have never lost sight of the fact that technology is a big enabler and a game-changer. The third and most critical aspect clearly is our focus on putting our people first. We understand and empathise with the fact that the pandemic can affect individuals in different ways the potential uncertainty of the moment, coupled with remote working while caring for families can lead to challenges. So, the many initiatives we have taken over the past many weeks are guided by the need to ensure our people feel comfortable and cared for. When that happens, it empowers them to do their best. These diverse aspects have been fundamental to our success and this pandemic has only proven how effective and crucial … [Read more...] about Virtual Leaders | COVID-19 lockdown underscores role of technology as game changer, says SAM & Co Managing Partner Pallavi Shroff
Joel Yanovich, immigration attorney, Murthy Law firm in the US, said, “There is a risk that the Administration will attempt to use the regulation to greatly limit the types of positions, especially within the IT sector, that can qualify as a ‘specialty occupation’”. … [Read more...] about 2020 US elections: More at stake for IT/ITeS firms as Trump goes ahead with his immigration agenda