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Make physics more gender inclusive

Address bias in hiring; invest in social science training; and work-life balance policies for all
Institutions need to invest in strong mentoring mechanisms for early-career academics, so that they do not have to rely on external socialising, beer evenings or on the goodwill of senior academics(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Institutions need to invest in strong mentoring mechanisms for early-career academics, so that they do not have to rely on external socialising, beer evenings or on the goodwill of senior academics(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Mar 11, 2020 04:47 PM IST
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ByPrajval Shastri

IPL: Why was KL Rahul named KXIP captain, what will be his role - Anil Kumble reveals

Rahul has kept wickets for Kings XI in the last couple of seasons, but as per Kumble this could change this year. They have an exciting option in Nicholas Pooran and hence, KXIP could well have a new keeper this year.
KL Rahul was appointed captain of KXIP(KXIP)
KL Rahul was appointed captain of KXIP(KXIP)
Updated on Dec 25, 2019 09:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Gender biases restrict women entrepreneurs

The statistics are not encouraging. Women entrepreneurs, according to a study, made up a mere 13.76% of the total number of entrepreneurs. This puts India at 52nd of 57 countries in the Index of Women Entrepreneurs
Networking is a huge part of the business world, and here, even successful women have complained about being kept out of the men’s club(SHUTTERSTOCK)
Networking is a huge part of the business world, and here, even successful women have complained about being kept out of the men’s club(SHUTTERSTOCK)
Updated on Nov 23, 2019 07:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByLalita Panicker

Freak weather events pose new risk to India’s renewables goals

Freak climatic conditions are damaging renewable energy projects, threatening a business which survives on wafer-thin margins.
Extreme weather events seem to have become the latest risk to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s renewable energy goal .(PTI Photo)
Extreme weather events seem to have become the latest risk to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s renewable energy goal .(PTI Photo)
Updated on Jul 17, 2019 11:09 AM IST
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Bloomberg | ByAnindya Upadhyay

IndiGo can’t fly high with feud in the cockpit | Opinion

Investors were just starting to enjoy the fruits of a frenetic expansion that saw the no-frills carrier, Asia’s largest, double its capacity in the three years through March.
The co-founders of India’s No. 1 airline are engaged in a bitter feud.(HT File)
The co-founders of India’s No. 1 airline are engaged in a bitter feud.(HT File)
Updated on Jul 11, 2019 01:01 PM IST
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Bloomberg | ByAndy Mukherjee

Bond with India ‘unbreakable’, says US as Mike Pompeo starts visit

In a stock-taking note, the state department described India and the United States as “natural strategic partners” that shared an “unbreakable” bond, but also acknowledged trade differences.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in New Delhi Tuesday night for talks with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.(AP)
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in New Delhi Tuesday night for talks with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.(AP)
Updated on May 25, 2020 05:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Washington | ByYashwant Raj

Here’s why only a few women make it to leadership roles at workplaces

Researchers carried out two experimental studies that suggest that women have to demonstrate high performance in order to be hired to senior roles.
When it came to women, participants preferred past performance over potential, said the study.(Unsplash)
When it came to women, participants preferred past performance over potential, said the study.(Unsplash)
Updated on May 17, 2019 09:20 AM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, London

Will Reno series photography phones redefine benchmarks for the industry?

The amazing technological innovations of the Reno series will disrupt the global smartphone market!
The Reno series will flaunt zoom and low-light technologies that could give DSLRs a run for their money.(OPPO)
The Reno series will flaunt zoom and low-light technologies that could give DSLRs a run for their money.(OPPO)
Updated on May 21, 2019 07:13 PM IST
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India successfully launches latest communication satellite GSAT-31

India’s latest communication satellite GSAT-31 was successfully launched by European launch services provider- Arianespace’s rocket from French Guiana in the early hours of Wednesday.
The GSAT-31 is a “high power” communication satellite with Ku-band, and it is going to serve and replace some of the satellites that are going to expire soon, he said further.(Arianespace)
The GSAT-31 is a “high power” communication satellite with Ku-band, and it is going to serve and replace some of the satellites that are going to expire soon, he said further.(Arianespace)
Updated on Feb 06, 2019 07:20 AM IST
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IndiGo appoints aviation veteran Ronojoy Dutta as CEO

Dutta would be taking the charge of CEO from the company’s co-founder and interim CEO Rahul Bhatia, who stated Wednesday that the next phase of company’s growth would come from international expansion.
Aviation veteran Ronojoy Dutta has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of IndiGo for a period of five years as it plans a major international expansion this year, the low-cost airline announced Thursday.(AFP)
Aviation veteran Ronojoy Dutta has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of IndiGo for a period of five years as it plans a major international expansion this year, the low-cost airline announced Thursday.(AFP)
Updated on Jan 25, 2019 11:48 AM IST
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Davy’s extradition resolved politically: Danish PM

The Danish judiciary’s decision in 2011 to bar Davy’s extradition on the ground that he could be exposed to inhuman treatment in an Indian jail sent ties into a tailspin for more than five years.
Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said India and Denmark have politically resolved the issue of extraditing Niels Holck.(AFP)
Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said India and Denmark have politically resolved the issue of extraditing Niels Holck.(AFP)
Published on Jan 19, 2019 11:23 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByRezaul H Laskar

There is an inherent gender bias in India’s scientific community

More than affirmative action, however, what women need is equal opportunity and wage parity to thrive in the classrooms, laboratories and workplaces.
Textile minister Smriti Z Irani addressing the Women Science Congress, January 5. Ms Irani used data to put the spotlight on the deeply entrenched gender bias in research and the workspace that pushed women into a minority status(Pradeep Pandit/HT Photo)
Textile minister Smriti Z Irani addressing the Women Science Congress, January 5. Ms Irani used data to put the spotlight on the deeply entrenched gender bias in research and the workspace that pushed women into a minority status(Pradeep Pandit/HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 11, 2019 07:49 AM IST
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