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VPNs allow criminals to remain anonymous online, a parliamentary standing committee said. (iStockphoto/Representative Image)

Does home ministry want to ban VPN? Here is all you need to know

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 02, 2021 09:43 AM IST
VPN ban: The committee said that technological challenges posed by VPN services and Dark Web can bypass cyber security walls and allow criminals to remain anonymous online.
Japanese firms have been discouraging smoking at workplaces for years.(Representative Photo/Pixabay)
Japanese firms have been discouraging smoking at workplaces for years.(Representative Photo/Pixabay)

Nomura asks employees not to smoke, even when working from home: Here's why

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 01, 2021 11:42 AM IST
Nomura Holdings, Japan's largest brokerage firm, said this is an effort to keep its employees healthy. The new policy will come into effect from October, and is based on mutual trust. A survey revealed that smoking has increased among working class in Japan due to work from home culture.
The sedentary lifestyle and postures are to blamed for our back troubles. (Pixabay)
The sedentary lifestyle and postures are to blamed for our back troubles. (Pixabay)

Is work from home hurting your back? Tips to correct your posture

By Parmita Uniyal
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2021 08:33 PM IST
  • Our poor posture may weaken our muscles over a period of time and that may lead to frequent aches and pains.
Malaika Arora nails Yoga’s Parivrtta Utkatasana to improve posture during work-from-home(Instagram/malaikaaroraofficial)
Malaika Arora nails Yoga’s Parivrtta Utkatasana to improve posture during work-from-home(Instagram/malaikaaroraofficial)

Malaika Arora suggests Yoga’s Parivrtta Utkatasana to improve posture during WFH

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2021 01:12 PM IST
  • Actor Rahul Khanna takes a hilarious dig as Malaika Arora encourages fitness enthusiasts to add Parivrtta Utkatasana or Yoga’s Revolved Chair Pose to their workout routine in order to ‘increase flexibility and align the posture’
Doctors say the lack of physical activity, bad nutrition, and incorrect postures for the chronic back issues(Getty Images)
Doctors say the lack of physical activity, bad nutrition, and incorrect postures for the chronic back issues(Getty Images)

Work from home may cause chronic back issues, warn doctors

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 25, 2021 05:54 PM IST
  • Doctors are insisting that those working from home for long hours should pay attention to their diet and to stay hydrated, advising them to change working positions every few hours to give their back a rest.
The video shows the cat sitting next to its human as they work on their laptop. (Reddit/Mysterious-Effort-99)
The video shows the cat sitting next to its human as they work on their laptop. (Reddit/Mysterious-Effort-99)

Cat supervises human working on laptop, refuses to be petted hilariously. Watch

PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2021 04:56 PM IST
A hilarious video shared on Reddit shows a cat ensuring its human works continuously and efficiently by supervising their work.
The woman's chair broke during her work video call. (Instagram/@charkozy)
The woman's chair broke during her work video call. (Instagram/@charkozy)

Woman falls off chair during work call with CEO, shares hilarious video

PUBLISHED ON JUN 25, 2021 12:06 PM IST
The work video call fail has left many laughing out loud.
Google's new platform will also reveal how their pay and benefits will change if Google employees move to a cheaper or more expensive city.(REUTERS)
Google's new platform will also reveal how their pay and benefits will change if Google employees move to a cheaper or more expensive city.(REUTERS)

Google’s new tool shows employees projections on salary based on location

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2021 05:27 PM IST
  • The new Work Location Tool will tell workers how their compensation, salary and benefits will be adjusted based on their location, it said citing that pay is based on costs of living in places and tuned to local job markets.
Here's how work-from-home culture is changing the face of work remotely(File photo for representation)
Here's how work-from-home culture is changing the face of work remotely(File photo for representation)

Here's how work-from-home culture is changing the face of work remotely

PTI |
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2021 05:42 PM IST
From high productivity masking an exhausted workforce to Zoom calls, VPN and Anydesk equipping employees to work remotely, here's how to adapt to the new work-from-home culture
Remote work being the norm in this day and age, much has been discussed how the "new normal" of work-from-home affects productivity and output.(File Photo / Representational Image)
Remote work being the norm in this day and age, much has been discussed how the "new normal" of work-from-home affects productivity and output.(File Photo / Representational Image)

Remote work may be the 'new normal', but not everyone hit a jackpot

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Avik Roy
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2021 02:52 PM IST
There might not be a clear answer as to whether remote work is 'better' than its alternative, but there sure are clearly defined "winners" and "losers" of the work-from-home revolution.
“This is my WFH,” says Mr Alvi. Since the pandemic’s second surge, he has—again—been obliged to work from home.
“This is my WFH,” says Mr Alvi. Since the pandemic’s second surge, he has—again—been obliged to work from home.

Delhiwale: The work-from-home pro

By Mayank Austen Soofi
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2021 04:31 AM IST
  • A Cyber City professional working from Chitli Qabar in Old Delhi
Representative Image (HT File Photo)
Representative Image (HT File Photo)

Centre issues guidelines for employees for office attendance

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 16, 2021 06:08 AM IST
According to guidelines issued by the Centre, 50% employees will work from office till June 30, while the remaining 50% will work from home.
The findings by Microsoft attest that remote work has created new opportunities but there are challenges ahead as well. (File Photo / Reuters)
The findings by Microsoft attest that remote work has created new opportunities but there are challenges ahead as well. (File Photo / Reuters)

Three in four employees in India seek remote work options: Microsoft survey

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 10, 2021 12:21 PM IST
Microsoft said last year's move to remote work boosted feelings of inclusion for workers because everyone was in the same virtual room. But the move to a hybrid work environment will need to ensure employees are given the flexibility to work when and where they want.
"We believe how we work is more important than where we work," Facebook said while sharing an update to its remote work policy. (File Photo)
"We believe how we work is more important than where we work," Facebook said while sharing an update to its remote work policy. (File Photo)

Facebook offers permanent work-from-home for employees even as offices reopen

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 10, 2021 11:21 AM IST
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has said he expects the shift to remote work to be a lasting one at the leading social network, which plans to look for employees able to do their jobs from wherever they happen to live.
Bhagyashree reveals tips for ‘maintaining good eye health’ amid work-from-home(Instagram/bhagyashree.online)
Bhagyashree reveals tips for ‘maintaining good eye health’ amid work-from-home(Instagram/bhagyashree.online)

Bhagyashree reveals tips for ‘maintaining good eye health’ amid work-from-home

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2021 08:54 PM IST
  • Are you taking care of your eyes as the digital world lures you in? If not, Bhagyashree got you sorted with easy-to-do tips that will surely help you maintain your eye health whether you are stuck to your computer system or phone screens during work-from-home
Amid the ongoing row over episodes of some Bengali TV serials being shot at home during restrictions on shootings, West Bengal artists' body on Friday asked actors not to go out of their homes for shooting violating curbs.(Mohd Zakir/ Hindustan Times)
Amid the ongoing row over episodes of some Bengali TV serials being shot at home during restrictions on shootings, West Bengal artists' body on Friday asked actors not to go out of their homes for shooting violating curbs.(Mohd Zakir/ Hindustan Times)

West Bengal artists' body asks serial actors not to go out of homes for shooting

PTI |
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2021 09:28 AM IST
Amid the ongoing row over episodes of some Bengali TV serials being shot at home during restrictions on shootings since May 16 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the West Bengal Motion Pictures Artists Forum on Friday asked actors not to go out of their homes for shooting violating curbs.
Recipe: Busy weeknight? Bust stress with a delicious dinner of cashew chicken(Instagram/sara.haven)
Recipe: Busy weeknight? Bust stress with a delicious dinner of cashew chicken(Instagram/sara.haven)

Recipe: Busy weeknight? Bust stress with a delicious dinner of cashew chicken

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2021 06:19 PM IST
  • The aroma of tender chicken and roasted cashews is enough to ease the soreness of the mid-week blues and relieve us of any work-from-home stress. Elevate your mood this Wednesday with this recipe of cashew chicken
Experts say new hybrid office post Covid-19 pandemic may not be as flexible(Photo by Standsome Worklifestyle/Jimmy Dean on Unsplash)
Experts say new hybrid office post Covid-19 pandemic may not be as flexible(Photo by Standsome Worklifestyle/Jimmy Dean on Unsplash)

Experts say new hybrid office post Covid-19 pandemic may not be as flexible

Bloomberg |
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2021 05:36 PM IST
While hybrid work is preferred more, the easing of work-from-home mandates raise concerns about the future mix of home and office work which will be complicated to manage and won’t provide the flexibility employees have become accustomed to during the Covid-19 pandemic.
A survey found that individuals were facing a more difficult balance between home life and staying productive in their home offices.(Bloomberg)
A survey found that individuals were facing a more difficult balance between home life and staying productive in their home offices.(Bloomberg)

WeWork CEO says ‘least engaged’ people want work from home. What studies tell?

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2021 05:57 PM IST
  • WeWork CEO Sandeep Mathrani told a remote audience at The Wall Street Journal’s Future of Everything Festival that “least engaged” employees are very comfortable working from home.
Recipe: Wrap up Monday night with umami goodness of wild mushroom risotto(Chef Aahana Gaur of Daily Treats at Westin Pune Koregaon Park)
Recipe: Wrap up Monday night with umami goodness of wild mushroom risotto(Chef Aahana Gaur of Daily Treats at Westin Pune Koregaon Park)

Recipe: Wrap up Monday night with umami goodness of wild mushroom risotto

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2021 08:51 PM IST
  • All we need, after a mad rush of tackling household chores and work from home simultaneously, is a warm broth of savoury treat whose flavours act as a balm to our over-worked bodies and that is exactly what wild mushroom risotto does. Check out the recipe inside
Recipe: Got an overripe banana? Use it to make blueberry chia jam baked oats(Instagram/mybrunchncoffee)
Recipe: Got an overripe banana? Use it to make blueberry chia jam baked oats(Instagram/mybrunchncoffee)

Recipe: Got an overripe banana? Use it to make blueberry chia jam baked oats

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2021 09:46 PM IST
  • Attention breakfast lovers! If you are running out of delicious breakfast ideas as you juggle work from home and household chores together amid Covid-19 lockdown, check out an easy to make recipe of blueberry chia jam baked oats here and thank us later
Working from home often comes with multiple demands: of space, time, and attention.(HT File Photo/Milind Saurkar)
Working from home often comes with multiple demands: of space, time, and attention.(HT File Photo/Milind Saurkar)

Mumbai: What will it take to make work from home stick?

By Anjana Vaswani, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2021 12:58 PM IST
A survey by McKinsey concluded that globally, more than 20% of the workforce could work remotely three to five days a week as effectively as they did from an office.
Many firms across the world have adopted the work from home norm(Unsplash)
Many firms across the world have adopted the work from home norm(Unsplash)

Permanent work from home an answer to many of India’s problems: Zerodha CEO

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2021 09:09 PM IST
Zerodha CEO Nitin Kamath said his firm is in the process of transitioning as many people as possible so that they can work from home permanently.
Central ministries and departments have reintroduced work from home for officials at the rank of undersecretary, or below, as Covid-19 cases rise.(Representational image)
Central ministries and departments have reintroduced work from home for officials at the rank of undersecretary, or below, as Covid-19 cases rise.(Representational image)

Central departments, ministries move back to work from home as Covid-19 rages

By Deeksha Bhardwaj, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2021 06:23 AM IST
DoPT has already written to all ministries to ensure that employees over the age of 45 are encouraged to be vaccinated. There are concerns on part of officials as to the speed of transmission of the virus.
More than 23 revenue services categorised as “non-essential” were shut in Delhi since March 20 last year due to the pandemic and the nationwide lockdown.. (Rahul Singh / ANI)
More than 23 revenue services categorised as “non-essential” were shut in Delhi since March 20 last year due to the pandemic and the nationwide lockdown.. (Rahul Singh / ANI)

Physical meetings only if related to Covid or court: Delhi govt to staff

By Sweta Goswami, Ashish Mishra, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2021 02:50 AM IST
  • Public dealings in the offices of the district magistrates have been exempted from the restrictions.
5 easy Yoga exercises to try at home and improve posture, hunchback problem(Twitter/Official_JES/mindmovecoach)
5 easy Yoga exercises to try at home and improve posture, hunchback problem(Twitter/Official_JES/mindmovecoach)

5 easy Yoga exercises to try at home and improve posture, hunchback problem

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2021 01:13 PM IST
  • Spending too much time in front of computer screen or smartphones? Kick off Monday by straightening that slouch and improving your posture or hunchback problem with these 5 Yoga asanas with simple steps that are easy enough to try at home
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