Career

  • 60 per cent women drop career in middle: Experts 09-03-2014 01:26 PM

    Notwithstanding the upsurge of debates and measures to promote gender equality in workplace, experts say around 60 per cent of the women drop their career in the middle. At the entry level, most organisations do well in hiring and training women, but the struggle with retention begins when women reach...
  • Interview: I'm ready for the New Zealand challenge, says Varun Aaron 01-01-2014 01:27 PM

    New Delhi: Elated after his call-up to the ODI Indian squad for New Zealand tour, pacer Varun Aaron credited his hard work for the recall. Aaron has represented India in four one-day internationals and has bagged six wickets. Two years ago, Aaron made his debut against England at Wankhede Stadium...
  • Who is Ishwar Pandey, the latest entry to Team India 31-12-2013 04:08 PM

    Until the 12th standard, Ishwar Pandey - son of a retired Subedar Major in the army - had no business with serious cricket, let alone fast bowling. But a chance visit to a selection trial changed his life forever, and with India call-up, the 6-feet-2-inch man from Madhya Pradesh has...
  • Mark Webber celebrates 'special' final race in Formula One 25-11-2013 09:22 AM

    Sao Paulo: Mark Webber couldn't quite muster a victory in his final Formula One race. Finishing second at the Brazilian Grand Prix wasn't a bad way to bow out either, though. "It's been a real pleasure for me to finish today's race like this," Webber said. "I'm happy with the...
  • Farhan Akhtar's band gaining popularity among youngsters 30-10-2013 05:14 PM

    New Delhi: Apart from being an acclaimed director-actor, Farhan Akhtar has been giving a lot of importance to his music career as well. He launched his band Farhan Live earlier this year and it's gaining a lot of popularity. "Farhan Live has been approached by umpteenth education institutes. He has...
  • Sachin Tendulkar farewell set to begin in little-known Lahli 26-10-2013 10:51 AM

    Since the day Sachin Tendulkar decided to call it a day after his 200th Test next month, preparations were set in motion for a month-long 'Tendulkar Festival' that will begin at the little-know town of Lahli in Haryana, where the master batsman will play his last Ranji Trophy game beginning...
  • Ajit Agarkar retires from all forms of cricket 16-10-2013 08:05 PM

    Mumbai: Ajit Agarkar, the Mumbai player who established the record for taking the fastest fifty wickets in ODIs, on Wednesday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket from immediate effect. The 35-year-old allrounder who was involved in some magnificent Indian victories - both home and away, decided to call...
  • Emerging careers in banking, insurance sector 13-10-2013 11:55 PM

    Even though there has been a downfall in the economy, banking and insurance sectors continue to provide career opportunities. The need is just to understand them. ...
  • Sachin Tendulkar in numbers: Interactive graph 10-10-2013 06:46 PM

    Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday stunned the cricket world by announcing his retirement from international cricket after playing his 200th Test match in the home series against the West Indies in November 2013. The 40-year-old Tendulkar contacted BCCI President N Srinivasan on Thursday and requested the board to release a statement...
  • Sreesanth's controversial career ends on Friday the 13th 13-09-2013 05:13 PM

    New Delhi: Tainted fast bowler Sreesanth has been found guilty of spot-fixing during the Indian Premier League season six by an internal probe conducted by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and has been banned for life - incidentally on Friday the 13th. Sreesanth - unaware of...
  • List of Leander Paes' eight men's doubles Grand Slam titles 09-09-2013 08:37 AM

    New York: List of men's doubles Grand Slam titles won by India's Leander Paes. Men's doubles (eight titles): 1999 French Open with Mahesh Bhupathi 1999 Wimbledon with Mahesh Bhupathi 2001 French Open with Mahesh Bhupathi 2006 US Open with Martin Damm 2009 French Open with Lukas Dlouhy 2009 US Open...
  • News briefs: HCL to install ATMs for payment of electricity bills 29-07-2013 11:17 PM

    The frequent experiments with thebillingprocess in the city have not only left the discom officials sweating but have also made the consumers suffer. After the experiments of on-the-spot billing in 2011-2012 and taking photos of meter reading by mobile phone in 2012, the recent experiment to print photo of meters...
  • My book is about real women doing real things: Sangeeta Mall 24-06-2013 06:21 PM

    Author Sangeeta Mall's 'Flight of the Flamingo', the first title in the Beyond Pink series, takes a look at the real dilemmas of urban women who choose to follow their gut, using their talents and career options to design a life they can be proud of. Author Sangeeta Mall joined...
  • Campus Calling: Answer to your university admission queries 21-06-2013 08:26 PM

    As admissions in universities are round the corner, Zubin Malhotra from Career Guidance India answers all the questions. ...
  • A good MBA education changes the way one makes decisions: Amit Bansal 18-06-2013 06:52 PM

    Amit Bansal, CEO and co-founder of PurpleLeap, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on how to plan a career in management. Q. They say Management is 90 percent leadership and 10 percent technical skills. can leadership be acquired? Asked by: sundar1950in A. It is true that most of the management...
  • Factbox: Returning Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho 03-06-2013 08:01 PM

    Here is a look at the life and career of Jose Mourinho, the charismatic Portuguese manager, who has rejoined Chelsea. EARLY DAYS: - Jose Mourinho was born in January 1963 in Setubal, Portugal. - Following a modest playing career, he accepted a job in 1992 as an interpreter for former...
  • Lowdown on the life and career of Jose Mourinho 21-05-2013 09:43 AM

    Here is a look at the life and career of Jose Mourinho, the charismatic Portuguese manager, who will leave Real Madrid at the end of the season after reaching an agreement with the club on Monday to leave three years before the end of his contract: EARLY DAYS: - Jose...
  • Global careers: Right exposure, skills needed by Indian students 31-03-2013 08:30 PM

    Globalization and an open economy has made it possible today to work with rest of the world as a global citizen and have a global career. ...
  • Ponting's trailblazing one-day career 21-02-2012 06:16 PM

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  • Katy Perry planning career break 19-11-2011 11:20 AM

    London: Singer Katy Perry is considering a career break after she finishes her 'California Dreams Tour' to take some time off to "work on her family". According to New York Post newspaper, the 27-year-old will finish her "California Dreams" tour next week and she has told her management team that...
  • 'Bigg Boss' is no career push: Pooja Bedi 04-10-2011 05:17 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Pooja Bedi, who is best known for her act in 'Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander', says, a reality show like 'Bigg Boss', does not necessarily give dramatic push to the careers of the participants. Actress-cum-reality TV star Bedi, is one of the celebrity contestants in the fifth season of...