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UK firms upbeat about doing business in India: Report

UK firms upbeat about doing business in India: Report

NEW DELHI: UK companies are upbeat about doing business in India, with 56 per cent of them saying it is getting easier to do business in India and their perception about corruption being a barrier to operating in India seeing a sharp drop, according to a report. The UK India Business Council’s fifth annual Doing Business in India report [...]

November 15, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on UK firms upbeat about doing business in India: Report

Fintech startup Open partners with Visa; launches business credit card for SMEs

Fintech startup Open partners with Visa; launches business credit card for SMEs

SME-focussed neo-banking platform Open on Monday said that it has partnered with Visa, to launch ‘Founders Card’ – a business credit card that will help startups and SMEs manage their expenses and vendor payouts easily. The announcement was made at the Singapore Fintech Festival. The card will be integrated with tools like expense management and subscription management, that will help [...]

November 13, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Fintech startup Open partners with Visa; launches business credit card for SMEs

Indiabulls Real Estate shares jump 5% on upbeat Q2 results

Indiabulls Real Estate shares jump 5% on upbeat Q2 results

Shares of Indiabulls Real Estate Ltd (IBREL) on Monday climbed 5 per cent after the company reported nearly fourfold jump in consolidated net profit for the second quarter of the current financial year. The company’s scrip gained 4.04 per cent to close at Rs 76 on the BSE. During the day, it zoomed 4.99 per [...]

November 12, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Indiabulls Real Estate shares jump 5% on upbeat Q2 results

Real estate woes may not end with govt bailout plan

Real estate woes may not end with govt bailout plan

The Centre has come up with a ₹25,000 crore bailout package for the troubled real estate sector. The Centre will contribute ₹10,000 crore, while the rest is likely to come from banks and the Life Insurance Corporation of India. Will this fund help India? Mint takes a look. 1) What’s the idea behind the bailout package? The idea is [...]

November 11, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real estate woes may not end with govt bailout plan

AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Read about the 18 finalists and choose your favorites to win each category

AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Read about the 18 finalists and choose your favorites to win each category

More than 1,300 businesses nominated themselves for Amazon’s Small Business of the Year awards, and these finalists are eligible for a prize package worth an estimated $80,000. The perks include dedicated account management, advertising and promotion assistance, and a visit to the Seattle HQ. Voting is live until midnight (PST) on November 8, so read [...]

November 10, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Read about the 18 finalists and choose your favorites to win each category

Facebook post mischaracterizes mental health coverage and gun access

Facebook post mischaracterizes mental health coverage and gun access

A recent Facebook post with a hashtag indicating support for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential bid argued this point in favor of the candidate’s signature healthcare plan, Medicare for All: “Just so we’re clear: people with pre-existing mental health conditions have access to firearms and not healthcare.” This post, which has been shared more than 58,000 times since [...]

November 8, 2019 Loknath Das Uncategorized Comments Off on Facebook post mischaracterizes mental health coverage and gun access

US-based real estate firm Compass to hire 200 people for Hyderabad tech hub

US-based real estate firm Compass to hire 200 people for Hyderabad tech hub

US-based real estate technology company Compass on Tuesday announced plans for a new technology hub in Hyderabad with a strength of 200 engineering, product and design professionals. To be located in Hyderabad’s Hitec City, the new Compass tech hub will focus heavily on mobile applications. Compass said Jaideep Ganguly will lead the Hitec City operation [...]

November 6, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on US-based real estate firm Compass to hire 200 people for Hyderabad tech hub

Personal Development Scaling In Online Education

Personal Development Scaling In Online Education

Back in the day, e-learning used to be a plan B for students who couldn’t attend classes in the traditional way. Today, online learning has evolved into an effective and highly sought after method of studying and obtaining certifications. Innovations in cloud technologies have been brining great opportunities to online education. First of all, the [...]

November 5, 2019 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Personal Development Scaling In Online Education

Google Health is finally opening up about its plans, and they’re all about search

Google Health is finally opening up about its plans, and they’re all about search

Google hired David Feinberg from Geisinger Health, a system of hospitals based in Pennsylvania, toward the end of 2018 and put him in charge of a newly created division called Google Health. But the company has remained quiet about the division’s scope and goals. Now he’s beginning to talk publicly about his plans, and appeared on [...]

November 3, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Google Health is finally opening up about its plans, and they’re all about search

Email Communication In Real Estate: It’s Not Always Urgent

Email Communication In Real Estate: It’s Not Always Urgent

When faxes first came in I was still working primarily as an agent, and they seemed like magic. A … [+] The fax machine transformed our business. At first, I thought that was great. Documents spewed out of the fax machines all over my real estate office, printed on those rolls of thin shiny paper the [...]

November 2, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Email Communication In Real Estate: It’s Not Always Urgent

HCL Technologies launches Google Cloud Business Unit

HCL Technologies launches Google Cloud Business Unit

New Delhi: IT major HCL Technologies (HCL) and Google Cloud on Thursday announced the launch of HCL’s Google Cloud Business Unit to accelerate enterprise cloud adoption worldwide. This dedicated business group within HCL will be supported by engineering, solutions, and business teams from Google Cloud and will help organizations advance their digital transformation agendas powered by [...]

November 1, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on HCL Technologies launches Google Cloud Business Unit

Five Pillars Will Advance the Illinois Technology Plan

Five Pillars Will Advance the Illinois Technology Plan

The Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology was codified into law just last year, under the state’s previous governor, Bruce Rauner. And while current Gov. J.B. Pritzker supports the department, CIO Ron Guerrier still has much to do. At the NASCIO Annual Conference last week in Nashville, Tenn., Guerrier underlined the five pillars he’s established within the department that he spoke [...]

October 25, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Five Pillars Will Advance the Illinois Technology Plan