9 things to think through to ensure your second career is a hit 

9 things to think through to ensure your second career is a hit 

If you are returning to work after a break, know that the professional world has moved on. By Devashish Chakravarty You want to reset the career button because you are either fed up with your current role or your industry as gone into a tailspin. Perhaps you want to reboot your personal and professional life because you have just retired or have moved into a new country or a new family where your needs and demands have changed. Maybe you are returning to work after a long break and want to restart…

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Bank loan growth set to take a hit

Bank loan growth set to take a hit

Banks may report negligible loan book growth and decline in margins in the October-December quarter as companies and retail borrowers have stayed away from taking fresh debt due to demonetization. However, treasury gains are expected to boost the non-interest income of banks. Religare Securities said in a report, “The loan growth is slowing and large banks will bear the brunt. In the aftermath of demonetization, we expect a significant decline in loan growth across banks. In our view, larger banks will be the hardest hit. In contrast, we expect small/mid-sized…

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Clashes, artillery fire hit Aleppo after truce expires

Clashes, artillery fire hit Aleppo after truce expires

Heavy clashes erupted between regime and rebel forces in Syria’s divided city of Aleppo after a “humanitarian” ceasefire announced by government ally Russia expired before the UN could evacuate wounded civilians from rebel-held areas. Moscow had extended the unilateral “humanitarian pause” into a third day until 1600 GMT Saturday but announced no further renewal, as fierce fighting broke in several areas along the front line dividing the city, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. Three people were wounded by shelling of the rebel-held Salaheddin and Al-Mashhad districts, they said,…

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Returning Anderson seeks career reboot in familiar Dharamsala

Returning Anderson seeks career reboot in familiar Dharamsala

The relief in Corey Anderson’s voice was unmistakable as he exclaimed: ‘It’s exciting to be back… with the boys and in India’. Anderson had just completed his first net session with the New Zealand team in more than six months. By the end of the session, he’d even pushed himself into hurling down a couple of short deliveries at the batsmen with no discernible discomfort. A welcome relief. A relapse of the stress injury to his back, first sustained on the tour of England last year, has seen the all-rounder…

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SECURITY NEWS THIS WEEK: HACKERS HIT A NUCLEAR PLANT

SECURITY NEWS THIS WEEK: HACKERS HIT A NUCLEAR PLANT

NEWS THAT A nuclear power plant has been the target of a cyber attack is deeply concerning, but you may have missed it, given all the headlines about election hacking this week. WikiLeaks has been steadily releasing batches of email hackers snatched from the account of Hillary Clinton’s campaign chair, John Podesta, and this week his Twitter account was also breached. It’s clearly past time for the Clinton campaign to review some basic security tips. And if you’re feeling overwhelmed and confused by everything that’s going on, an essay that…

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