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Restaurants upskill staff to serve better post lockdown

New Delhi, May 31 -- The staff members of Cocktails and Dreams Speakeasy and Sidecar are all geared up for the opening for their restaurants from 8 June, as directed by the government. Since the natio... Read More


Quarantine diaries: Travellers narrate how they spent weeks shut in a hotel room

MUMBAI, May 28 -- One of the biggest highlights of Aditi Khosla's two-week mandatory quarantine has been the unhindered view of the sea, the sunset and the deserted looking Gateway of India from her r... Read More


Casual chats, sharing snacks are history as offices slowly reopen

New Delhi, May 25 -- When Sharat Chandra, 40, returned to his office in Bengaluru on 7 May, he was greeted by security guards with temperature guns and sanitizers at every few steps. The experience, C... Read More


Painting masks, meetings without notepads, welcome to new office after lockdown

MUMBAI, May 25 -- When Sharat Chandra returned to his office in Bengaluru on 7 May, he was greeted by a security guard with a temperature gun and a sanitiser every few steps checking for symptoms of t... Read More


Companies offer home-office upgrade to make work from home comfortable

Mumbai, May 22 -- Francis Anthony's home workstation is a lot like his office one. When he received $250 from his company, Salesforce India, as home-office allowance in March, he knew exactly on what ... Read More


Companies provide home office upgrade to make WFH better

Mumbai, May 22 -- Francis Anthony's home workstation is a lot like the one in his office. When he availed the $250 home office allowance from his company, Salesforce India, in March, he knew exactly w... Read More


Startups give up office space to save staff paycuts

MUMBAI, May 20 -- It wasn't easy for Pulkit Sharma, co-founder and chief executive officer of Khabri, to give up the office his 26-member team moved into just seven months ago. The Hindi audio content... Read More


Back in Delhi after 54 days stranded in Manila

New Delhi, May 14 -- I am very relieved to be back in India after being stuck in Manila for 54 days. I was one of the 250 people who boarded the Air India flight from Manila to Delhi on 12 May. It was... Read More


Why some people don't mind pay cuts

New Delhi, May 14 -- Like most employees in corporate India, Deepak Pandit was eagerly awaiting his appraisal in March. Pandit, 31, who works with a multinational, had been told he'd get a promotion a... Read More


An entrepreneur's experience of being stuck in an island and returning to India

New Delhi, May 14 -- A week ago, the Indian government started an enormous operation, the Vande Bharat mission, to bring back thousands of stranded citizens, using its national carrier, Air India, and... Read More