The notion of not going for an MBA degree after turning entrepreneur could be damaging


In an article published in the Bloomberg Businessweek, Scott Rostan has mulled over an idea that how not having an MBA degree has kept entrepreneurs of some of the startups like WhatsApp, Tumblr from guiding it towards its prime themselves, while also evaluating the decision of Snapchat’s entrepreneur Evan Spiegel of putting down the $3bnContinue reading “The notion of not going for an MBA degree after turning entrepreneur could be damaging”

Supreme Court against the prevailing adjournment culture, new process put in place


The recently appointed Chief Justice of India, Justice R M Lodha said that adjournment with respect to hearing in cases would not be ordered on the mere request from lawyers.  “The culture of adjournment has to go. Seeking adjournment of scheduled hearing of cases at the drop of a hat must go. Unless a lawyerContinue reading “Supreme Court against the prevailing adjournment culture, new process put in place”

Women achievers in legal profession: Rashi Anand Suri


You can try your hand at a host of different things until you zero in on any one of them, believes Rashi Anand Suri, partner at law firm S N Gupta & Co. In the initial years of her career, Ms. Suri tried her hand at numerous legal streams before finally settling down for corporateContinue reading “Women achievers in legal profession: Rashi Anand Suri”

Latest News/Update on Microsoft (Live Blog)


16 March, 2014: Microsoft seeks legal help in US against piracy in emerging markets Microsoft has succeeded in getting Attorneys general of states like Lousiana and Oklahoma in its efforts to secure payments from unlicensed users in China and other emerging markets. Earlier Attorneys-general did not take active interest in overseas issues concerning companies. Microsoft managedContinue reading “Latest News/Update on Microsoft (Live Blog)”

41-year-old woman dies of swine flu in Santa Clara County


A 41-year-old woman has died of swine flu in the Santa Clara County, prompting the health officials to make a public announcement on Friday, advising vaccination. Nobody younger than 65, had died of any flu strain in the US last year. The typical swine flu virus triggers a medical indication of severe pneumonia that effectsContinue reading “41-year-old woman dies of swine flu in Santa Clara County”

Brazil: Annual income to be adjusted automatically by 4.5% for income tax assessment


The individual’s income will be automatically adjusted by 4.5% for one last time to provide for the inflation in Brazilian economy. The adjustment was first put in place in 2007 and was meant to be used until 2010 but it was further extended by the government till 2014 in the provisional measure 528. This taxContinue reading “Brazil: Annual income to be adjusted automatically by 4.5% for income tax assessment”

Australia: Opposition against the federal government’s scrapping of tax break


The federal government of Australia will roll back the tax break that was extended to small businesses from January 1 onwards. Earlier, the small businesses were allowed a $6,500 instant asset write-off which will now be brought down to $1,000 only. The news has been confirmed by Small Business Minister Bruce Billson’s office to whichContinue reading “Australia: Opposition against the federal government’s scrapping of tax break”

Lincoln to recall MKZ Hybrid for rollaway risk


According to Federal safety standards, every new car must require the brakes to be depressed before shifting it out of park. However, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has found the transmission range sensor on the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid to be malfunctioning in certain cases. The malfunction may lead the car into going in aContinue reading “Lincoln to recall MKZ Hybrid for rollaway risk”

Ace International Photographers (Series): Martine Franck


I came across a great quote from Martine Franck that said: “What I like most about photography is the moment that you can’t anticipate: you have to be constantly watching for it, ready to welcome the unexpected.” When I delved deeper into knowing who she was and what she did to arrive at such aContinue reading “Ace International Photographers (Series): Martine Franck”

Top 3 – Global News


1. Ukraine: Prime Minister Mykola Azarov is pinning its hopes on Russia after they received a financial bailout from the country. The activists from opposition are however claiming that this will not serve the Ukraine’s priority of looking for a solution to its economic troubles and will invariably make Ukraine more dependent on Russia. 2. Sudan:Continue reading “Top 3 – Global News”