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A change of mindset will realise the benefits of technology General elections – the real estate connection Editorial: Art Deco week celebrates a movement, and honours the legacy of earthquake victims Unfreezing the Business Qatar’s real estate market faces reality check ahead of World Cup An Ode to All the Dreamers Who Became Doers with Technology Sun Pharma Q3 preview: Analysts expect healthy growth in profit, revenue on US business Private equity inflows in real estate at Rs 46,200 crore in 2018; Mumbai records largest share How Vodafone’s Chatbot Technology Is Helping It Cut Jobs

A change of mindset will realise the benefits of technology

With the rapid development of new technology and the advent of the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ which is disrupting traditional processes and the way we live

General elections – the real estate connection

During any impending general elections, real estate stakeholders conjecture exhaustively about the likely impact on the real estate market. Conventionally, the period between the announcement

Editorial: Art Deco week celebrates a movement, and honours the legacy of earthquake victims

The enthusiasm with which Napier and participants embraces the annual Art Deco Festival has to be seen to be, perhaps not believed, but appreciated. As

Unfreezing the Business

In an attempt to draw business leaders, investors, industry captains, agriculturalists and economists from all over India, a two day Davos type economic conclave will

Qatar’s real estate market faces reality check ahead of World Cup

The office tower, now a familiar part of the capital’s high-rise skyline, has run foul of what real estate brokers, bankers and analysts say is

An Ode to All the Dreamers Who Became Doers with Technology

We live in an age where technology has completely transformed the way traditional businesses operate. But what one needs to keep in mind is that

Sun Pharma Q3 preview: Analysts expect healthy growth in profit, revenue on US business

. Sun Pharmaceutical Industries is expected to report a healthy set of earnings for October-December quarter, driven by strong US business and Halol resolution. One thing to

Private equity inflows in real estate at Rs 46,200 crore in 2018; Mumbai records largest share

Private equity inflows touched Rs 46,268 crore in 2018 with Mumbai recording the largest share of 27 percent of investments among all cities, as per a

How Vodafone’s Chatbot Technology Is Helping It Cut Jobs

Vodafone, like any other storied telco giant today, has been urgently seeking ways to trim costs. Not only are its revenues under pressure from smaller

Tata Motors, SpiceJet among 5 stocks to bet on amid bearish market projections

Tata Motors, SpiceJet among 5 stocks to bet on amid bearish market projections

After a steep correction over 12 per cent over the first two months of 2016, domestic equity markets bounced back on firm global markets and a budget that has reignited hopes of an interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank [...]

March 10, 2016 Uncategorized
Sensex snaps 6-day winning streak, Nifty settles at 7,486; Infosys tumbles over 2%

Sensex snaps 6-day winning streak, Nifty settles at 7,486; Infosys tumbles over 2%

The BSE Sensex snapped 6-day rally on Thursday on account profit booking amid mixed cues from global counterparts. Investors also remained cautious ahead of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) data for January scheduled to be released on Friday. The 30-share [...]

March 10, 2016 Uncategorized
Airtel increases maternity leave to 22 weeks

Airtel increases maternity leave to 22 weeks

To promote gender diversity across all management levels, top telecom operatorBharti Airtel has increased maternity leave for its women employees to 22 weeks from 12 weeks. This is in addition to flexible work options for working mothers to ensure a [...]

March 10, 2016 Uncategorized
PSUs spent over Rs 2400 crore in CSR in 2014-15

PSUs spent over Rs 2400 crore in CSR in 2014-15

  116 central public sector enterprises have spent an amount of Rs 2447.59 crore on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities in 2014-15 and no complaint has been received on misuse of these funds, government said today. Heavy Industries and Public [...]

March 10, 2016 Business
ECB cuts rates, expands asset-buying programme to boost economy

ECB cuts rates, expands asset-buying programme to boost economy

FRANKFURT: The European Central Bank delved deep into its remaining arsenal of stimulus options on Thursday, cutting all three of its interest rates and expanding asset-buying to boost the economy and prevent ultra-low inflation becoming entrenched. In moves that initially [...]

March 10, 2016 Business
83 lakh people voluntarily gave up LPG subsidy: Pradhan

83 lakh people voluntarily gave up LPG subsidy: Pradhan

Stressing that the government was committed towards reforming the subsidy structure, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday said that 83 lakh people had voluntarily given up their LPG subsidy so far. Answering a question about whether the government would accept [...]

March 10, 2016 Uncategorized
London universities in Qatar partnership drive

London universities in Qatar partnership drive

The exhibition, by the London Universities International Partnership (LUIP) and backed by the £2m GREAT UK Challenge Fund, part of the UK Government’s GREAT Britain Campaign, explored the role of knowledge and skills in the development of ‘Smart Cities’, in [...]

March 10, 2016 Education
Michael Horn, VW’s US president, resigns ‘effective immediately’

Michael Horn, VW’s US president, resigns ‘effective immediately’

The head of Volkswagen in the US resigned “effective immediately” on Wednesday night as the company struggles to agree on a settlement with the US government over its emissions cheating scandal. Michael Horn, who had served as VW’s US president [...]

March 10, 2016 Business
Domestic car sales tumble 4.21 pc in February

Domestic car sales tumble 4.21 pc in February

Domestic passenger car sales declined 4.21 per cent to 1,64,469 units in February, from 1,71,703 units in the same month last year. Motorcycle sales last month jumped 11.05 per cent to 8,59,624 units, from 7,74,122 a year earlier, according to [...]

March 10, 2016 Business
No 10 concedes Sunday trading defeat after Commons rebellion

No 10 concedes Sunday trading defeat after Commons rebellion

No 10 has conceded that its plans to relax Sunday trading laws are dead in the water, after David Cameron suffered his biggest Commons defeat since the election at the hands of his own Conservative MPs. The government’s attempt to [...]

March 10, 2016 Business
Sensex falls 150 points, Nifty below 7,450 ahead of ECB rate decision; Infosys top loser

Sensex falls 150 points, Nifty below 7,450 ahead of ECB rate decision; Infosys top loser

Snapping the six-session long gaining spree, the S&P BSE Sensex was trading over 150 points lower, while broader CNX Nifty was ruling below its key 7,450-mark. The headline indices traded flat even as Asian stocks edged up after New Zealand [...]

March 10, 2016 Business
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