Candidates dodged cars as they crossed the busy Casablanca Street to get to the Al Bustan Rotana hotel, in Al Garhoud, queuing from the early hours on Tuesday for an advertised walk-in interview with Dubai Islamic Bank. Many were hoping to find better salaries to pay their rising rents or escape job woes in their ...

A Japanese company has developed a device that can track everything you do in the workplace – from how long you have been sitting idle to how often you visit the lavatory. Hitachi, the electronics maker, has created a device called ‘Business Microscope’, which looks like a badge or ID card and contains chips and ...

50 most common questions. They are: What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses? Why are you interested in working for [insert company name here]? Where do you see yourself in 5 years? 10 years? Why do you want to leave your current company? Why was there a gap in your employment between [insert date] and [insert date]? ...

SINGAPORE: School children may soon learn computer programming as part of the school curriculum. This could include computer coding, which enables them to develop mobile apps. James Kang, assistant chief executive of Government Chief Information Office at Infocomm Development Authority (IDA), said: “In the longer term, we hope to introduce coding as a lesson in ...

Kumbakonam: A newborn baby was found dead in the Cauvery river at Kumbakonam in Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu. Police say the mouth of the infant girl was sealed with a tape used for packing. “We have buried the body. We are probing to trace those responsible for this murder,” a police officer told NDTV. ...

London: A terrified pilot of a passenger jet has reported a near miss in which a rugby ball-shaped UFO passed within a few feet of his aircraft while flying near Heathrow Airport, baffling aviation authorities in London. The captain of the A320 Airbus told British aviation authorities who have investigated the incident that he was ...

Chennai: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has begun accepting statements or passbooks of certain public sector banks as one of documents required for providing address proof by an applicant to obtain a passport. Accordingly, bank statements or passbooks of the banks are being accepted, Regional Passport Officer C Senthil Pandian said in a PIB ...