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Who were the victims of Florida Dollar General store shooter Ryan Palmeter?

Published on Aug 28, 2023 08:58 AM IST

A white man named Ryan Palmeter gunned down three black people in a racially-motivated attack at a Dollar General store in Florida

A photograph of shooter Ryan Christopher Palmeter is shown on a video monitor during Sheriff T.K. Waters' press conference at the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office headquarters building in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Aug, 27, 2023. (Bob Self/The Florida Times-Union via AP)(AP)
BySumanti Sen

The open questions of hybrid working

A mix of office and home has become the norm for many. There is lots still to figure out

In workplaces that have moved to hybrid work, there are still plenty of open questions. (Bloomberg file photo)
Published on May 12, 2023 07:20 PM IST
The Economist

The WFH splurge guide: You are probably missing out on this cool tech ensemble

Never before did webcams (either the ones integrated into laptops and tablets or the external peripherals) get as much attention and result in as much utility as the world we live in now.

Here’s a five-point work from home WFH tech ensemble that you can consider (HT Image)
Updated on Dec 28, 2021 11:49 PM IST

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

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.

A survey found that individuals were facing a more difficult balance between home life and staying productive in their home offices.(Bloomberg)
Published on May 15, 2021 05:57 PM IST
By | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

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

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.

Many firms across the world have adopted the work from home norm(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 25, 2021 09:09 PM IST
By | Written by Kanishka Sarkar

WFH, Zoom fatigue: The new normal at the workplace

As 2020 progressed, several companies adopted a hybrid plan: a fraction of employees came to office while the rest worked from home; an alternative model saw employees working out of the office for at least a few days a week.

A person points on a tablet computer in Karlsruhe, Germany, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. The German government on Wednesday agreed on a strategy to boost the use of data for commercial purposes and signed a deal with state education authorities to fund laptops for teachers who have to work from home because of the virus lockdown. (Uli Deck/dpa via AP)(AP)
Published on Mar 01, 2021 06:15 AM IST
ByDhamini Ratnam

More older Americans stay on the job. Here's why working from home helps

The pandemic is extending the trend of older Americans working longer -- and giving up long commutes is part of the reason.

Representational image(Unsplash)
Updated on Jan 31, 2021 04:59 PM IST
Bloomberg |

A fashion tribute to the deities

Using fashion aesthetics, design students got a unique opportunity to dress up Lord Krishna in colourful, traditional designer wear in an event organised by ISKCON, Dwarka, New Delhi.

Published on Nov 28, 2020 01:17 AM IST
Hindustan Times | BySwati Chaturvedi

These little ones got a surprise gift

For disadvantaged students, access to learning throughout the pandemic has been a challenge. But a few smartphones gifted to these kids in village ensured that they continue studying

A smart phone is a blessing for little ones
Updated on Nov 25, 2020 05:35 PM IST
Hindustan Times | BySwati Chaturvedi

Actor Prateik Babbar gets his nail painted, shuns gender stereotypes

He recently shared a video and a picture on Instagram where he can be seen getting his nails painted by his stylist.

The actor has been breaking gender stereotypes through his social media posts and showing us all that applying nail paint or dressing up in an androgynous way, doesn’t make you any less of a man.
Updated on Nov 25, 2020 01:33 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By

Charity that respects dignity: No such thing as leftover food

Food charity is sometimes described as leftover food for the less fortunate. This should change, and you should only give something that you would want to sit down and eat with your own family, this NGO believes

Updated on Nov 25, 2020 02:11 PM IST
Hindustan Times | BySwati Chaturvedi

The true meaning of Thanksgiving: Tyler Perry stands by the less fortunate

The filmmaker-actor funded the four-hour charity event that saw employees of his studio volunteer and help the families.

Tyler Perry opened his studios in Atlanta for four hours where his studio’s employees gave away food and gift cards to nearly 5000 families.
Updated on Nov 25, 2020 01:04 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByHTC

Rangoli that’s winning hearts on Instagram

Mani Tiwari, who visited her in-laws during Diwali made a rangoli based on a cartoon character that resembles her niece.

Rangoli made by Mani Tiwari is based on a cartoon character that she says resembles her niece.
Updated on Nov 24, 2020 09:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Working from home during coronavirus pandemic? Every day is bring-your-child-to-work day

Years before “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” became a thing, my dad occasionally brought me to his office as the need arose. It was a novelty to see Dad in this grownup space. But today, when so many parents are working from home alongside kids who are schooling from home, every day is bring-your-child-to-work day. And “novelty” no longer describes it.

Representational Image(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 06, 2020 03:30 PM IST
Bloomberg | BySarah Green Carmichael | Posted by: Alfea Jamal

Delhi Police cop educates underprivileged kids under open sky school

Amid Covid-19 pandemic, a Delhi Police constable has been teaching underprivileged children in the Capital, to help them live a better life.

Delhi Police constable Than Singh is also teaching the underprivileged kids to main hygiene and social distancing to stay safe during the pandemic.(Photo: Twitter)
Published on Oct 21, 2020 06:20 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByMallika Bhagat, New Delhi

Delhi Police’s online self-defence classes are a hit among school kids

Organised by Parivartan Cell, Delhi Police, the online classes have become quite popular among school students.

Virtual self-defence training classes are being conducted on a weekly basis, for the school children.
Updated on Oct 07, 2020 09:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib to open a diagnostic facility for the needy

The facility will open in the first week of December. For the MRI, the needy will have to pay ₹50 and others ₹800, whereas dialysis will cost about ₹600.

To help the underprivileged afford a good health care, Delhi’s Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is opening a diagnostic facility for the needy.(Photo: Twitter/ArvinderSoin)
Updated on Oct 07, 2020 09:51 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Faridabad gets its first rehab centre for pups

Vrinda Sharma, a 24-year-old resident of the suburb, rescues and rehabilitates injured and unwell puppies.

Vrinda Sharma, a Faridabad resident, has started a rehabilitation centre for dogs near her house.
Published on Oct 03, 2020 12:50 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Selfie with a cop: The new ‘it’ thing among kids

Since cops have started patrolling the public parks on bicycle, children are often spotted clicking pictures with them.

Kids take picture with Delhi Police cops patrolling on their bicycles in Nehru Park.
Published on Oct 03, 2020 12:17 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Coronavirus pandemic: Working from home was fine for 6 months, now it’s not

With no end in sight to the coronavirus employers are now thinking of how to live with the virus in the long-term. While employers are wondering how hard to push people to return, and employees are wondering if their at-home time is ending.

Representational Image(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 16, 2020 11:28 AM IST
Bloomberg | ByEmily Oster | Posted by: Alfea Jamal

Clerks, shuttle drivers, salespersons: Coronavirus pandemic may permanently replace some human jobs with machines

Layoffs have been higher among workers in industries that can be automated, which increases the risk those jobs will become permanently obsolete. At the same time, the spread of Covid-19 has accelerated automation in industries that have been hit hard by the virus or that don’t permit remote work.

Representational Image(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 15, 2020 09:57 AM IST
Bloomberg | ByBloomberg | Posted by: Alfea Jamal

Coronavirus pandemic: Working virtually? Swap skyrises for ocean views, says Bermuda

Bermuda is one of a number of locations such as Barbados, Estonia and Georgia that have started offering visas for digital nomads to temporarily relocate in order to boost their own economies as traditional tourism slumps.

Updated on Sep 10, 2020 10:18 PM IST
Hamilton, Bermuda | ByReuters | Posted by: Alfea Jamal

Work from home amid coronavirus is the new normal but hits productivity: Mumbaikars

The COVID-19 pandemic has popularised the concept of work from home, but Mumbai professionals say space crunch in apartments and lack of robust internet connectivity has hampered their work, though saving on travel time has been an advantage for some

Representational image(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 06, 2020 03:22 PM IST
Mumbai | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal

10 Basic cooking hacks that will make your life easy!

In today’s fast-moving life, cooking is making a shift from being a therapeutic task to a backbreaking one. After long hours at work, it sometimes becomes a tiring job to prepare meals. Thanks to cooking hacks that make the task easy.

(Photo: Canva)
Updated on Sep 17, 2020 02:17 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByNeharika Sharma

Magic of India: Celebrating cultural diversity

With many languages, religions, music, dance, foods, architecture which differ from state to state, the Indian culture is an amalgamation of several cultures.

Sisters Malaika and Amrita Arora celebrated Onam with mouthwatering dishes prepared by Joyce, their mother(Insta/malaikaaroraofficial)
Updated on Sep 27, 2020 08:45 PM IST
Hindustan Times | BySwati Chaturvedi

Onboarding in times of Covid-19: New hires grapple with office politics from home

Joining a new company can be tough at the best of times, with bosses to impress, skills to learn and new colleagues to befriend. But that task becomes a whole lot harder when the “onboarding” is done during a pandemic.

Representational Image(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 03, 2020 04:26 PM IST
London | ByReuters | Posted by: Alfea Jamal

Jalandhar girl who fought mobile snatchers says, I didn’t feel scared because I know Taekwondo

Kusum Kumar, 15-year-old girl from Punjab, showed exemplary courage when she fought men who tried to snatch her mobile. She feels happy that her father, a labourer, said, ‘Brave hai tu’.

The footage showing the incident has gone viral on social media, with people praising Kusum Kumar.(Twitter/@hgsdhaliwalips)
Updated on Sep 03, 2020 04:23 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Miracles are for real: A Sub-Inspector rescues a 6-year child

Sub-Inspector Sikander Gautam got a call from Madanpur Khadar area about a specially-abled child crying at the red light. Six-year-old Munna could not tell his name or his parent’s name due to speech disability. Gautam immediately took the boy in his protection.

SI Sikander Gautam with Munna and his mother
Updated on Sep 27, 2020 08:42 PM IST
Hindustan Times | BySwati Chaturvedi

Lesser known benefits of black tea

While most people stick to the traditional way of consuming it along with milk and sugar, there’s a large section that has moved to green tea, black tea, flavoured tea etc. Below are listed some of the lesser known benefits of black tea.

Black tea is a great antioxidant
Updated on Sep 01, 2020 05:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByNeharika Sharma

A great collab for a great cause

Vishal Dadlani, Penn Masala and lyricist Poojan Sahil have collaborated together on a song, which aims to raise money for migrant workers who have been affected because of the ongoing crisis.

The song has alreadu achieved their target of raising <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>20 lakh. They have now raised the target to <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>25 lakh.(Photo:YouTube)
Updated on Sep 27, 2020 08:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi
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