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Microsoft CEO Nadella’s Gross Pay $80 Million, $64 Mln More From Last Year; Good Karma?

Microsoft CEO Indian-American Satya Nadella, who hails from Hyderabad has earned $11.6 million in 2014, but thanks to his “good Karma” he would be earning $80 million now. Nadella’s earnings come from Microsoft’s cloud and enterprise operations division before he became CEO in February, the Seattle Times reported citing company’s pre-statement filed on Monday with the regulator US Security and ...

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‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ Gave Me Everything I am Today: Karan Johar

"Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" gave college friendships and romance a new cinematic language in Bollywood. It’s been 16 years since Karan Johar’s directorial debut hit the screens, and the filmmaker credits it for everything he has today. The Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukerji-starrer, which was a hit courtesy its story, cast, acting, songs and humour. It established a ...

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My daughters — Pooja, Shaheen and Alia Bhatt — are more intelligent than me: Mahesh Bhatt (Interview)

Mahesh Bhatt,, the Bollywood director known for introducing new actors and who has inspired generations with his movie-making skills, says his three daughters – Pooja, Shaheen and Alia Bhatt – are far more intelligent and practical than him. "I have got three daughters and all three of them make me very proud. I have no problem in telling them that ...

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Penelope Cruz Wins ‘Sexiest Woman Alive’ over Scarlett Johansson

Spanish actress Penelope Cruz has won 2014 “Sexiest Woman Alive” title over last year’s winner Scarlett Johansson in a contest held by Esquire, the men’s lifestyle magazine. The 40-year-old actress joins 10 others like American actress Johansson, actress Mila Kunis, Barbados-born pop star Rihanna, actress Angelina Jolie, actress Halle Berry and South African actress Charlize Theron with the title. The ...

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‘Modi too shrewd to be derailed by nationalist symbolism,’ says Fareed Zakaria

Indian-American journalist Fareed Zakaria, who interviewed Indian Prime Minister last week, has suggested that Modi is “far too shrewd” to be distracted by nationalist symbolism which would derail his growth agenda and embroil him in unwanted controversies. According to reports, Zakaria is said to be wondered in an opinion piece in the Washington Post if the problem with the new ...

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$150-Million-Worth Joan Rivers Worked Till her End, Left Behind Riches for Daughter, Grandson, 4 Dogs

Hollywood comedian Joan Rivers has left behind $150 million for her daughter Melissa, grandson Cooper and her 4 pooches in a will written in her own handwriting. She was able to earn from her jewelry and fashion line known as QVC Enterprise that sold $1 billion worth apparels, scarves and brooches, reports said. Her $35 million Upper East Side apartment ...

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Indian start-ups have huge advantage: Microsoft GM

India has some of the world’s best developers and they have huge advantage over start-ups in other countries, believes Microsoft, engaged in developing, licensing and supporting a range of software products and services. “Indian start-ups have huge advantage over start-ups in other parts of the world, because the core of the start-up is about technology. India has some of the ...

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Rajinikanth daughter Soundarya upbeat on ‘Kochadaiiyaan’ (Interview)

Soundarya R. Ashwin, daughter of Indian cinestar Rajinikanth, has pulled off many firsts with her directorial debut “Kochadaiiyaan”, touted as the country’s first ‘photo-realistic performance capture’ entertainer. But pulling it off wasn’t a bed of roses for the young woman, who dealt with the lack of technical expertise and worked around a “miniscule” budget to create it. With a passion ...

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Games show the way to HR job-filling challenge

The number of companies using games for hiring and engagement is on the rise. The so-called Gamification is a new concept entering the new HR ecosystem and employers are experimenting it despite apprehensions. It is learnt that 66% organisations are considering using this concept in near future while 25% organisations use gamification for the purpose of recruitment Nearly 34% employers ...

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Challenge is to come up with smart internet regulations: Harvard expert

BOSTON: Ben Edelman is one of the world’ best-known experts on internet infrastructure and search engines. The Harvard Business School professor has written extensively on the influence of private forces on the internet architecture and its role in business. Edelman was in India last week on a brief lecture tour, where he addressed the country’s entrepreneurs on the future of ...

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