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According to a research, Poor ecosystem holding back Indian entrepreneurs

Four out of every five women from metros as well as smaller towns in India are eager to start their own businesses and become entrepreneurs, but lack of networks and accessible technological infrastructure are holding them back in their...

After salary delays, Jet staff face uncertainty over Mediclaim

Staff of now grounded Jet Airways are a worried lot -- after months of salary delays they are facing uncertainty over extension of their group Mediclaim provided by the company.This has added to their woes as many employees depend...

Swiggy delivers over 1.5 mn orders a month on cycles

Swiggy, domestic online food ordering and delivery platform, on Saturday said it delivers over 1.5 million orders every month on mechanical cycles. It has a fleet of over 1.7 lakh delivery partners in more than 120 cities."A couple of...

Digital infra will revive Indian economy, says Nandan Nilekani

Digital infrastructure would play a major role in reviving the Indian economy, Infosys Co-founder and Chairman Nandan Nilekani said on Monday."India's digital data architecture will set the tone for business revival. The country has witnessed a dramatic transformation through...

Twitter appoints Manish Maheshwari as India MD

Twitter India on Monday appointed Manish Maheshwari, ex-CEO of Network18 Digital, as the Managing Director for its India operations.Reporting to Maya Hari, Twitter's Vice President and Managing Director of Asia Pacific, Maheshwari will be responsible for driving an integrated...

Fake review factories fooling online Amazon shoppers

Amazon's online shoppers are being fooled by fake review factories running on multiple Facebook groups.The scam is supported by several large and small companies as well as by entrepreneurs who depend on Facebook to spread positive reviews about their...

Reliance Retail in talks to acquire Hamleys

In what could prove to be major global takeover, RIL-owned Reliance Retail is in talks to acquire the iconic 259-year-old toy brand Hamleys.Hamleys is currently owned by a Chinese fashion wear company, C.Banner.The purchase of the global toy-making major,...

RBI Cuts repo rate to 6%, Consumers can get relief in EMI

Muted growth and subdued inflation prompted the RBI on Thursday to lower its key lending rate for commercial banks by 25 basis points (bps) to 6 per cent, even as industry expressed the hope that the second consecutive rate...

GAIL and BHEL tie up for development of solar power projects

Maharatna public sector units GAIL India Ltd and Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the development of solar power projects.This will help them leverage their competitive strengths to build a...

Business inflows in India increased in the month of February: Nikkei

India's services sector registered upturns in output, new business inflows and employment to showing a solid increase during February, according to a private survey released on Tuesday.The Nikkei India services Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) rose to 52.5 in February...

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Indian Economy

After ‘Digital Andaman’, PM plans to make it hub of ‘blue economy’

New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to the Andamanese people via the digital mode amid...

Minimal impact of Covid-19 on Indian pharma industry: ICRA

New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The domestic pharma industry is expected to grow at a 4-6 per cent in FY-2021 owing to Covid impact,...

RBI extends scheme for MSME debt restructuring

Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday extended a scheme whereby stressed MSME borrowers will become eligible for restructuring their...

Indicators showing improvement, Worst over for Indian economy: DEA report

New Delhi (IANS) As the country goes through phases of 'Unlock' and economic activities are permitted in a staggered manner, the Department of Economic...

Covid Continues To Dent India’s Factory Output In July: PMI

New Delhi: Subdued demand conditions, on back of the Covid-19 pandemic, continued to dent India’s manufacturing sector output in the month of July.The latest...