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Bengali Cuisine on Plate: Authentic Delicacies for Every Food Lover

Bengali Cuisine on Plate: Authentic Delicacies for Every Food Lover

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Author: Shubhobrota Dev Roy George Bernard Shaw once said, “There is no love sincerer than the love of food.” The adage encapsulates the proposition that food always keeps our memory alive with its melange of flavours. When it comes to authentic Bengali cuisine, well it has traversed in the sphere of cordon bleu across the world since time immemorial. Bengali cuisine is so distinct and diverse from other cuisines in India that the tempting piquancy and its intoxicating aroma of spices will crave you back to steal the spotlight. With time, these mouth-tingling Bengali recipes with munificent use of spices, mustard sauce and chilli have continued to remain at the core of impulse comprising an astounding number of intricately appetising dishes. Ranging from shukto (comes from the word sh...

Social Distancing in the New Age of Digital Connect For Traditional Businesses

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We are currently living through a time that we didn’t foresee or expect in our lifetimes. The pandemic has affected our health, well-being and our pockets. During these times of social isolation, companies trying to make it work, have pivoted to working remotely. Sure, as we all expected, the ones that were preparing themselves for this mode of work in advance, have adjusted better than the others. Across industries, experts have suggested that this shift isn’t temporary and companies shouldn’t build makeshift plans to work remotely. Companies should brace themselves for a more sustainable remote working environment to truly prepare for the coming years. And that’s how it should anyway be. Put simply, if you can get something done from where you are and want to get that done, you should...

5 Tips for the “Work From Home Employees”

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Working Remotely or Work From Home is both a boon and a challenge. It's an awesome opportunity, on one hand, to get things done, digitally collaborate and ensure things are done fast but the flip side is, you need to take care of a few things when you are doing the work remotely. Here is a quick list that you can share with your friends, clients and peers to ensure that their business continuity works perfectly with a planned and effective remote working and Work From Home options 1. Plan your Day Properly - Get up, dress up on time, and dedicate yourself to the working hours of the office as usual. 2. Have an Agenda For Calls and a Proper Call To Action - Share a job list with the team along with action deadlines, responsibilities and call to action 3. Follow up on Action Items ...
How Banks can Serve the Credit Invisible People in India

How Banks can Serve the Credit Invisible People in India

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Millions of creditworthy individuals and micro-enterprises are financially underserved as they do not have any kind of formal credit scores that could help them qualify for bank loans. In the US, for instance, 1 out of every 10 Americans does not have a credit score. In India, more than 65% of the households do not have credit scores. About 3.5 billion of the world’s population does not have any credit history in the records of any of the credit reporting companies and is, therefore, credit invisible. This is a problem particularly in parts of far-flung rural India where people find it difficult to borrow from formal institutions. Despite being creditworthy, lack of a credit score and lack of knowledge about financial services forces these people to borrow money from informal lending...

How technology will reshape marketing in the post-COVID- 19 world

Column, Marketing
The global COVID19 pandemic has caused massive upheavals and disruptions across lives and businesses. Experts went as far as to claim that the country is currently faced with a recession for the first time since the 1979-80 OPEC oil crisis. While the health crisis shook up almost all verticals, media and marketing are amongst the worst hit ones. There goes a popular adage, “necessity is the mother of invention”. In the same vein, uncertain times can often be a harbinger for innovation, disruption, and strategic realignment. To wade over the impacts of the pandemic, businesses are readjusting their operations and are relooking at ways to emerge out of the crisis with the least possible long-lasting impact. In the brand marketing and advertising domain, with print media witne...
5 Tips to Ensure Safety of Your Digital Information

5 Tips to Ensure Safety of Your Digital Information

Column, Digital, Editor's Picks
Author: Rovin Coutinho, Chief Product Officer of Canvs.in Today we are practically always online. Security has hence become hygiene for us. We deserve to have the security of experts without having to be experts ourselves. Although the onus towards building secure environments lies on companies that build user-centric products, there are quite a few things users can do at their end which pay off high returns in the longer run. Much like most good habits, the lack of these practices has a much more pronounced downside than the observable upside of exercising these. At best you shall use the products as they are without losing anything that belongs to you, at worst you lost everything including your identity. Here are 5 pointers for users to build sustainably secure environments: 1. F...