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  • Hiring managers rank best and worst words to use in a CV: 'go-getter', 'synergy' the worst, 'achieved', 'improved' the best 24-03-2014 03:27 PM

    We've all been guilty of this from time to time. Hiring managers reportedly hate seeing phrases such as 'Best of breed', 'Go-getter' and 'Think outside of the box' in curriculum vitae, according to a recent survey. 'Trained' or 'Mentored' and 'Managed' are good words to use on a resume, the...
  • All that you need to know about #hashtags and how to use them 21-11-2013 02:24 PM

    With hashtags becoming more popular, some users appear to be over-excited when it comes to using hashtags in posts on Facebook or tweets. While some are simply unaware of the right way of using hashtags, other are observed to be bombarding posts and tweets with a bunch of irrelevant and...
  • Are you the most annoying person on Facebook? 15-10-2013 01:13 PM

    Almost all of us are friends with people on Facebook who either spam news feeds with the photos of their babies, constant updates or unnecessary check-ins like "at salon - getting a haircut". It has been observed that most of the users find the behaviour of their Facebook friends annoying...
  • North Zone in final after spin of coin decides rain-marred semi-final 14-10-2013 04:39 PM

    Kochi: A spin of coin sent the Harbhajan Singh-led North Zone into the Duleep trophy final after their semi-final match against East Zone ended in a draw due to bad weather and soggy field conditions on the fifth and reserve day on Monday. With no first innings lead to look...
  • UN experts to return to Syria soon: Chief weapons inspector 18-09-2013 05:37 PM

    Stockholm: UN chemical weapons inspectors will return to Syria soon to investigate various accusations against the regime and opposition, their chief said Wednesday. "Yes we will be returning to Syria. Our planning isn't finished yet, so I can't say when we will be going, but it will be soon," UN...
  • South Asian arms race raises risk of nuclear war: IISS think tank 12-09-2013 09:19 PM

    London: An arms race in South Asia and Pakistan's development of tactical "battlefield" nuclear weapons are increasing the risk of any conflict there becoming a nuclear war, the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) said on Thursday. Noting that Pakistan looks set to overtake Britain as the owner of the...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on government for its measures to cut oil consumption 08-09-2013 02:44 PM

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on government's measures to cut oil consumption, self-styled godman Asaram, Sachin Tendulkar's 200th test and much more. ...
  • Cannabis strain named after CNN medical journo Sanjay Gupta 23-08-2013 09:36 PM

    Washington: A new type of medical marijuana has been named after Indian-American medical journalist Sanjay Gupta, who joined a list of celebrities like US President Barack Obama who have namesake cannabis strains. The new type of weed, Gupta Kush, has been named after CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Gupta for suggesting...
  • Microsoft says used games will work on Xbox One 08-06-2013 04:43 PM

    New York: Microsoft's upcoming Xbox One gaming console will be able to play used games, clearing up a worry among gamers and video game retailers such as GameStop, which trade in used games. That means video games discs users buy will not be limited to one Xbox One device, and...
  • Cellphone use is contagious: Study 29-11-2012 05:17 PM

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  • Volkswagen enters used-car business 07-11-2012 10:30 AM

    Mumbai: German luxury car-maker Volkswagen today forayed into the multi-brand pre-owned car business under Das WeltAuto brand and expects it to contribute 25 per cent to the company's total sales. At present, Mahindra First Choice is the leader in the Rs 60,000-crore multi-brand used car market. Volkswagen expects 25 per...
  • ICC CEC recommends mandatory use of DRS 25-06-2012 12:53 PM

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  • Volkswagen forays into used car business in India 03-01-2012 06:22 PM

    New Delhi: German auto major Volkswagen today announced a foray into the Indian used car market with the launch of its 'Das WeltAuto' arm here. The company will sell both VW and non-VW branded cars under the pre-owned car business, Volkswagen Group Sales India Member of Board and Director Neeraj...
  • 'That Used...' well describes the post-recession US 06-11-2011 10:26 AM

    Road Signs of Our Times The Ugly American, it would seem, is being replaced by the Introspective American. Many forget that in 1958 too, the year Eugene Burdick and William Lederer wrote their bestselling novel that spoke of the brashness of the American abroad, the US was suffering a recession...
  • How Anna beat the govt at the communication game

    Uday's Space |  Uday Sahay
    The writing on the wall is loud and clear. The communication machinery, method, strategy, substance and speed of the Government of India (GoI) require a...

  • Your car won't start if you default on your loan 08-04-2008 06:35 PM

    Mumbai: As the debate on merits of DRS system continues, English umpire Peter Hartley feels that instead of the players it should be the umpires, who should decide if the decision needs a referral. I think there is a place for technology in the game. We cannot stand still. The...
  • BBC releases ad to remove condom shyness 11-03-2008 06:03 PM

    Harare: Rob Nicol hit a century on his one-day international debut as New Zealand romped to a nine-wicket win Thursday in the first match against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club. Nicol, 28, made 108 not out as New Zealand chased down a modest target of 232, winning with 39 balls...
  • Come 2009, ATM use will become free 10-03-2008 06:44 PM

    The moment I picked up the book Bishan - Portrait of a Cricketer, I was convinced it's going to be a journey, especially since it was penned by an author - Suresh Menon - who not only knows his cricket but also the names that graced the game. However, I...
  • Impact: Needle pricks TN awake 12-02-2007 09:42 PM

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  • Docs re-use syringes in TN hospital 12-02-2007 06:33 PM

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