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  • COVID-19 relief hits cash-strapped NGOs hard, finds survey Jun 06, 2022 08:25 PM IST

    COVID-19 relief hits cash-strapped NGOs hard, finds survey

    Voluntary organisations say diversion of CSR funds towards management of COVID-19 pandemic and relief efforts and greater compliance have added to their difficulties.

  • Storyboard18 | Moms in Adland: The conflict between motherhood and work life is a reality May 07, 2022 05:18 PM IST

    Storyboard18 | Moms in Adland: The conflict between motherhood and work life is a reality

    The past two years of work from home have changed the perception of moms in advertising, making us all more open to flexi hours, remote working options and not seeing these as deterrents to a woman’s career progress.

  • Kerala Travel Mart: Caravans, river lodges among ideas to revive tourism in the state May 07, 2022 04:32 PM IST

    Kerala Travel Mart: Caravans, river lodges among ideas to revive tourism in the state

    Travel industry professionals from around the world have gathered in Willington Island in Kochi to chart the industry's response to Covid-19 at India's largest tourism expo, the Kerala Travel Mart.

  • Ready or not, here we come! Apr 23, 2022 02:45 PM IST

    Ready or not, here we come!

    No one can pretend the pandemic has been a picnic. There is trauma stored in our DNA now. This loud bonhomie is meant to overwrite the recent stress, the losses, the brush with mortality.

  • Sauces, dips, pastes: These restaurants are packaging their signature tastes for home delivery Apr 10, 2022 09:07 AM IST

    Sauces, dips, pastes: These restaurants are packaging their signature tastes for home delivery

    During the pandemic, restaurants had to find ways to multiply their revenue streams. It wasn’t long before they realised that they could literally sell their secret sauce.

  • What to expect as you return to the office Apr 03, 2022 11:41 AM IST

    What to expect as you return to the office

    From feeling tired to feeling overwhelmed, these are the things to expect when you go back to work from office. Plus, what to do about these things.

  • 2 years after lockdown: How life around Indian Railways is slowly coming back on track Mar 27, 2022 11:59 AM IST

    2 years after lockdown: How life around Indian Railways is slowly coming back on track

    As India opens up in view of the falling Covid-19 cases, railway life, it seems, is also slowly chugging back to normal.

  • Lockdown anniversary 2: With business picking up, Delhi’s traders are cautiously optimistic Mar 12, 2022 06:55 AM IST

    Lockdown anniversary 2: With business picking up, Delhi’s traders are cautiously optimistic

    While they are happy to see large crowds thronging markets again, the business community wants the government to give them tax relief or a waiver in the penalty for defaulting on dues.

  • 2 years of the pandemic | Dear COVID. Un-happy birthday to you! Mar 11, 2022 08:57 PM IST

    2 years of the pandemic | Dear COVID. Un-happy birthday to you!

    Given that it’s been two years since COVID struck, I am just happy to be alive. Scratch that. I am happy to have truly lived these past two years, making it count.

  • Storyboard18 | Nestle’s global CMO: "I don't see why your shampoo can’t have an impact on society" Feb 10, 2022 05:32 PM IST

    Storyboard18 | Nestle’s global CMO: "I don't see why your shampoo can’t have an impact on society"

    Nestle's global chief marketing officer Aude Gandon on building future-fit brands, emerging platforms and trends, Maggi - the pandemic hero brand, why Japan has so many KitKat flavours, and more.

  • We are way past the 'hook-up era': Dating trends during the pandemic Jan 23, 2022 06:21 PM IST

    We are way past the 'hook-up era': Dating trends during the pandemic

    Appreciation for more safety features for everyone but especially the queer community, focus on connection and video calls prior to meets are some of the changes that dating apps recorded.

  • Gangubai Kathiawadi to open in theatres on Feb 18; Laal Singh Chaddha and KGF: Chapter 2 on Apr 14 Jan 22, 2022 10:03 PM IST

    Gangubai Kathiawadi to open in theatres on Feb 18; Laal Singh Chaddha and KGF: Chapter 2 on Apr 14

    Bachchan Pandey, RRR, Laal Singh Chaddha announcements bring back action in the film industry; hundreds of crores at stake.

  • Losses mount as film-makers are forced to postpone big releases - yet again Jan 16, 2022 07:33 PM IST

    Losses mount as film-makers are forced to postpone big releases - yet again

    More than Rs 1,000 crore notional loss at the box office in January as release of RRR, Prithviraj, Jersey, Valimai, Radhe Shyam and Attack is postponed again; industry set to rebound from March.

  • Is there a boom in the housing market? Jan 15, 2022 09:31 AM IST

    Is there a boom in the housing market?

    What are the signs of a healthy real estate market? What are the fundamentals that support or reject the narrative of the best time to buy? Here’s the ‘booming market’ test.

  • Location agnostic, smaller offices: Future of workspace? Jan 13, 2022 10:46 AM IST

    Location agnostic, smaller offices: Future of workspace?

    There is a growing acceptance of location agnotsic workspace, and experts argue that going forward firms will open smaller offices, in locations where talent pools are available, than insisting to have massive centralised office systems.

  • Fine dining came home during the pandemic; no more soggy salad (or pizza) Jan 09, 2022 01:40 PM IST

    Fine dining came home during the pandemic; no more soggy salad (or pizza)

    The moment the home delivery option was turned on, it freed up restaurateurs to think beyond their pre-existing menus. The field was wide open.

  • Fashion designers say they are as prepared as they can be for Omicron Jan 08, 2022 03:39 PM IST

    Fashion designers say they are as prepared as they can be for Omicron

    How fashion designers are prepping factory floors and stores to take care of employees and customers on the one hand, and bracing for lockdown as a final resort on the other.

  • US Capitol riots anniversary | Will the Republicans back Trump if he stands for election again in 2024? Jan 08, 2022 11:19 AM IST

    US Capitol riots anniversary | Will the Republicans back Trump if he stands for election again in 2024?

    The January 6, 2021, Capitol riots seemed to desecrate every democratic principle that the nation had supposedly been built on. Yet, a year later, opinions of the American people remain sharply divided.

  • The Omicron effect: Love back in quarantine Jan 08, 2022 07:57 AM IST

    The Omicron effect: Love back in quarantine

    The predestined prescient qualities ascribed to how we run into The One just like that one day out of the blue are now the stuff of fairy tales.

  • Crypto Conversations: Blockchain Outlook 2022 -- Trends to look out for Jan 04, 2022 08:26 AM IST

    Crypto Conversations: Blockchain Outlook 2022 -- Trends to look out for

    Various state governments in India are conducting trials for blockchain technology within their departments, to test its efficiency and effectiveness 

  • Census unlikely anytime soon as fear of 3rd wave of COVID-19 looms large Jan 03, 2022 09:41 PM IST

    Census unlikely anytime soon as fear of 3rd wave of COVID-19 looms large

    he Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India has conveyed to the states that the central government has put a ban on the alteration of boundaries of districts, sub-divisions, taluks, police stations, etc. till June 2022.

  • 2 years of the pandemic: Covid-19 expanded our vocabulary, and now we can't unlearn words like covidiot Jan 02, 2022 06:28 PM IST

    2 years of the pandemic: Covid-19 expanded our vocabulary, and now we can't unlearn words like covidiot

    Abstandbier (German) means a socially distanced beer; Prikspijt (Dutch) is pain from the prick of a vaccine jab; and Covid-kajali (Marathi) captures the doom-and-gloom associated with the pandemic.

  • In poetry | An ode to the pause button Jan 01, 2022 07:13 PM IST

    In poetry | An ode to the pause button

    My failsafe companion during the pandemic...

  • After two waves of Covid-19, co-working spaces spearhead the hybrid work model Jan 01, 2022 05:14 PM IST

    After two waves of Covid-19, co-working spaces spearhead the hybrid work model

    More developers of commercial office assets across the country are expected to align with co-working operators and carve out specialised spaces for them.

  • Pandemic hobbies we aren't prepared to let go of Jan 01, 2022 02:31 PM IST

    Pandemic hobbies we aren't prepared to let go of

    When everything seemed a little out of control, hobbies provided structure and helped us de-stress. They ended up doing a lot more.