Government plans new office to attract scientists to UK

Image copyright Science Photo Library A new body, called “Office for Talent”, will be set up in No 10 to encourage scientists, researchers and innovators to come to the country, the government has said. It will be tasked with making immigration “simple, easy and quick” for those wanting to move to the UK. The initiative […]


PM said, we do not sit in the office of Delhi and take the ground report | पीएम बोले, हम दिल्ली के दफ्तर में बैठकर नहीं ग्राउंड रिपोर्ट लेकर करते हैं फैसले

नई दिल्ली, 27 जून (आईएएनएस)। प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने केंद्र सरकार के हर फैसले के पीछे ग्राउंड रिपोर्ट की भूमिका बताई है। उन्होंने कहा है, हम दिल्ली के आरामदायक सरकारी दफ्तरों में बैठकर नहीं बल्कि ग्राउंड से मिले फीडबैक के बाद फैसले लेते हैं। इसी भावना के कारण आज हर भारतीय का बैंक खाता खुल […]


Semper Ficus: Who’s Keeping Abandoned Office Plants Alive?

The motion-sensing lights sense nothing. The swivel chairs do not swivel. Only one sign of life remains in the abandoned corporate floor plan: potted plants. Intended as a note of vibrancy amid bland surroundings, workplace greenery now seems an eerie symbol of the suddenness with which workers abandoned their routines. Yet the cactuses and philodendrons […]


Companies have a new office address: 5-star hotels

CHENNAI: Luxury hotels are targeting corporate office clients as a means to tide over the Covid-crisis, which has brought both business and leisure travel to a standstill. Hotel brands — including Marriott, Novotel and Ibis — are tapping big corporate names in an effort to raise rental income. On offer are banquets, rooms, business centres […]

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Qureshi Urges OIC to ‘Step up Its Efforts’ to Resolve Kashmir Issue: Pakistan Foreign Office

A file photo of Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi. (Reuters) Qureshi told the media after the meeting that the group agreed to form an observation mission to know the situation in Kashmir. PTI Islamabad Last Updated: June 23, 2020, 12:44 AM IST Pakistan on Monday urged the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) […]


A Multibillion Dollar Opportunity: Virus-Proofing the New Office

Truework, an income verification start-up, recently introduced software to help employers keep track of their workers’ health status. Gensler, an architecture and design firm, has a workplace floor-planning app that generates social-distancing layouts for desks and other office furniture. PwC, the professional services firm, is using technology that it originally developed to track inventory for […]


Work from home: See you in office next year, top SaaS cos tell employees

(Representative image) CHENNAI: With no flattening of the curve in sight, companies that offer software as a service (SaaS) — including Freshworks and Chargebee — are asking employees to work from home (WFH) till December. Zoho has also asked its employees to be in WFH mode till the pandemic subsides, without fixing a date of […]

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Donald Trump Unfit For Office, Says Ex-Aide John Bolton

I don’t think he has the competence to carry out the job, John Bolton said (File) Washington: Donald Trump has no guiding principles and is unfit to be president, his former national security advisor John Bolton said in an interview released Thursday to promote his explosive book. “I don’t think he’s fit for office. I […]

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North Korea Blows Up Inter-Korean Liaison Office At Kaesong, Says Seoul

Seoul: North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office on its side of the border on Tuesday, the South’s Unification ministry said, after days of increasingly virulent rhetoric from Pyongyang. “North Korea blows up Kaesong Liaison Office at 14:49,” the ministry, which handles inter-Korean relations, said in a one-line alert sent to reporters. The statement […]


Starmer on Foreign Office and aid department merger

Sir Keir Starmer has said government plans to the merge of two Whitehall departments was “intended to deflect attention” and “will not work”. The new Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office will join the Department for International Development and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The announcement was made by the prime minister on the forth anniversary […]