Items filtered by date: September 2018

A recent study in the United States shows that 93% of employees consider soft skills as, if not more, important than hard skills. A Human Capital Survey by Deloitte indicates that the top mega trend in the US since 2016 is building highly empowered soft skill teams. In a world of escalating hyper-complexity and competition, soft skills matter. Who you are becomes as important as what you know. Companies that understand this and hire people who work well with others are gaining the competitive edge.

Published in Business

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday Moscow had started delivering the S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Syria and warned Western powers of trying to undermine U.N.-led efforts to end the seven-year conflict.

Published in World

A strong tsunami triggered by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake has hit a coastal Indonesian city, officials say.

Published in World

Small-talk anxiety can’t conquer you if you’ve got these tools in hand.

Published in TipTops
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Uber to Pay $148M for Hiding Data Breach

The ride-hailing service Uber has agreed to pay $148 million to settle claims that it concealed a massive data breach that exposed personal information of drivers and customers.

Published in Tech

A new report warns that wetlands are disappearing three times faster than the world’s forests, with serious consequences for all life on earth.

Published in Tech

Anushka Sharma plays Mamta in Yash Raj Film’s Sui Dhaaga, which is directed by Sharat Katariya. In this exclusive conversation with indianexpress.com, the actor reveals how her father and brother have always been supportive.

Published in Entertainment

JK Rowling has defended the casting of a Korean actress as Voldemort's snake Nagini in the Fantastic Beasts sequel.

Published in Entertainment

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe evoked Voltaire last evening as he defended the extent of media freedom in the country, while at the same time poking fun at some of the negative press coverage that has followed him since taking office three years ago.

Published in Sri Lanka
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PTA CASES TO BE FAST-TRACKED

The Government has undertaken to expedite the cases of persons who had been held in custody or detention for a long time under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA).

Published in Sri Lanka
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