ICC Test Rankings: Rohit Sharma attains career-best spot, Virat Kohli drops below 900 points

India batsman Rohit Sharma, who became the first player to score a century in each innings of his maiden Test as an opener, on Monday jumped to a career-best 17th position in the ICC Test Player Rankings. Rohit, who now has five centuries from 28 Tests, gained a whopping 36 slots after his knocks of 176 and 127 in the first Test against South Africa in Visakhapatnam helped India win by 203 runs and take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. The other opener Mayank Agarwal has also attained…

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Anyone with Passion to Game Can Have a Gaming Career in India: Ubisoft Pune MD

Game development and designing is not just a growing, viable career in India, but is one that can be pursued by anyone that has enough passion in the field, says Jean-Philippe Pieuchot, managing director of Ubisoft Pune. Speaking to News18 at the sidelines of a closed preview of the soon-to-launch Ghost Recon Breakpoint in the newly opened Ubisoft Mumbai studio, Pieuchot sounded strongly upbeat regarding the potential of the gaming industry in India, and for those who aim to pursue a career in it. “Gaming today is a career anywhere…

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Here’s how you can shape your career journey

Perfection is an odd goal in making career choices. We learn not to limit ourselves to perfect ‘traffic free’ drive to work, perfect co-workers, bosses, friends or partners, so why are we obsessed with the idea of a job that will fulfill all our expectations? Finding your passion isn’t just about careers and wealth. It’s about finding your authentic self. In a world where jobs have become inevitably dynamic in nature, some of the long-held ideas of a ‘dream’ job are no longer accurate. The technological revolution has changed the…

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Ready for a recession-proof career? Learn how to become a beauty entrepreneur

When it comes to a career in the beauty industry, all that glitters is truly gold. It holds one of the top slots in the list of unconventional and offbeat careers. What makes the beauty industry truly unique is the fact that it offers a place to everyone depending on one’s talent and area of interest. Whether you want to be an entrepreneur, a makeup artist, hairstylist, skin aesthetician or a nail art expert, each career is full of opportunities. With the growth of technology, the beauty industry has created…

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A Lesson In Career Accountability From Cam Newton. Hint: It’s Not Fashion

“First, I would like to apologize for this outfit. Second, I want to take the blame for the loss to the Buccaneers.” ASSOCIATED PRESS Expectations were high for Cam Newton coming into 2019. The 2015 NFL MVP has more offensive weapons around him than at any other point his career. Offensive coordinator Norv Turner, couldn’t contain his excitement in training camp, “Cam is obviously a very complete player and he understands he has a lot of talented guys around him.” Fans in Charlotte and pundits around the league were predicting…

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Semenya not retiring from athletics despite football career

Semenya, a two-time Olympic 800-metre champion, signed for JVW this week and will be able to make her debut in the SAFA Sasol Women’s League in 2020. However, the 28-year-old insists she has not called time on her track and field career. “Being a footballer doesn’t mean I’m no longer a track and field athlete,” she wrote on Twitter. “Just making things clear.” Semenya will miss the World Athletics Championships later this month after a Swiss court reversed prior rulings that allowed her to compete while she appealed against controversial IAAF regulations. The South…

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6 tips to become ready for a fashion industry career

The fashion industry can be rather unforgiving if you don’t have the right skills. Are you ready for a fashion industry career? Check out the skills you need. Having been part of the fashion industry for a while now, I get many people asking me the secret behind surviving in the fashion industry. Apart from being talented and having a natural flare for the job, a few tips that can help anyone in the industry are: 1. Develop your skills Practice, practice and more practice. Whether it is binge-watching videos,…

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Good for career to be locked up: Jammu and Kashmir Governor

Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik felicitates DGP Dilbagh Singh in Srinagar on Wednesday for conducting a successful Amarnath Yatra(PTI) Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik shared multiple pearls of wisdom in his first official media interaction since August 5 when the Centre announced the decision to revoke the special status of the state and imposed a lockdown. The governor feels the longer politicians stay in jail, the higher the political dividends for them The governor believes mobile phones and Internet are essentially weapons of terrorists, and ordinary…

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Phek Bn conducts motivational career management

Phek Battalion of Assam Rifles conducted an outreach programme for training and motivating local students preparing for entrance examinations to Sainik School and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya at Phek on August 17. According to PRO HQ IGAR (N), the programme was organised to spread awareness and motivate the students for seeking admissions to these premier schools for overall development to choose the appropriate career. The shortlisted and interested students will be provided with structured tuitions under the supervision of Phek Batallion of Assam Rifles. A total of 125 students, 19 teachers…

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How To Find Purpose At Work When Your Career Is Constantly Changing

You’ve defined purpose, taken stock of your days and crafted every aspect of your job. But more often than not, meaning isn’t found in a matter of moments, and even if it is, it’s likely that what you consider to be fulfilling today will change over the course of your life. “Individuals change, life circumstances change . . . and so too will your interests and goals,” says David Ballard, director of the American Psychological Association’s Office of Applied Psychology and Psychologically Healthy Workplace Program. “It is important not to…

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