More than 200 leading senior representatives from organisations operating in the non-financial services domain in the country participated in the Protiviti India's Business Resilience Barometer survey. The survey, however, noted strong revival initiatives amidst fall in revenue and business disruptions.
Food inflation in June increased by 7.87 per cent, according to Consumer Price Index (CPI) data. The government had suspended the release of inflation headline numbers for April and May due to inadequate data collection during two-months long lockdown.
This is a clear sign of the internet giant's intent to up its India game by several notches. The main objective appears to be getting a firm grip on India's digital space. Google sees a huge opportunity in Digital India and is excited by it, Pichai said.
Reliance had so far held all in its annual general meeting (AGM) physically with shareholders outside Mumbai could never attend the annual event. They can now simply log into the event live, can listen to the plans and initiatives and comment and participate too, company sources said.
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying told the media here that the behaviour of the US officials and politicians, and visa ban on some Chinese officials from Uyghur Muslim dominated Xinjiang province "severely damaged China-US relations," and should be condemned.
Sanjay Bhan’s departure comes as a huge setback to India’s most valuable electric-vehicle startup since he was entrusted with the challenging task of onboarding dealer partners in 2020 as Ola Electric readies for a big-bang launch of its commercial operations next year.
Today, India's app economy is growing very powerfully, but we must not just download apps. It is important also to upload apps from India. I am sure with this new fund, Google will also focus on promoting our startups further,” he said.
Leading formal wear fashion brands are coming up with new clothing lines that focus on “comfort” and “functionality”, prompted by the Covid-led changes in consumer need.
The international lender expects an overall economic contraction of 7.3% in Mideast oil exporting countries this year due to hits from the coronavirus outbreak and oil market turmoil. The contraction is 2% greater than the IMF's initial projections in mid-April.
"Indian Railways has also taken a number of initiatives to promote solar energy. Indian Railways is working to harness the potential of 500 Mega Watt (MW) energy through roof top solar panels (Developer model)," the statement said.
The hotel chain said Zomato, as an online aggregator, will not only enable ‘contactless’ deliveries on all pre-paid orders, but will also provide customers the option of takeaway menus via this platform. ITC Hotels said the association with Zomato strengthens its pan India distribution footprint for home delivery and takeaway.
The milestone comes close on the heels of the company registering 5.7 per cent growth in 2019-20 over 2018-19. The company sells a range of scooters and motorycles in India, including its bestselling 125cc scooter – Suzuki Access 125; motorcycle GIXXER 250 and 150 series, Intruder and Burgman Street, among others.
It is unclear how far Johnson will go on Tuesday. Operators already had to cap Huawei's role in 5G at 35% by 2023. Reducing it to zero over an additional two to fours years is now being discussed, although some telecoms firms have warned that going too fast could delay key technology and disrupt services.
Additional visa schemes have also been announced, including: - A Health and Care Visa for key health professionals, providing faster and cheaper processing.
The telecom JV between UK’s Vodafone Group Plc and India’s Aditya Birla Group, is learnt to be unhappy over the hasty manner in which the authority had acted over the weekend, without giving VIL an opportunity to respond on an important matter such as tariff.
Job is a major concern for many, with more than 30% feeling less secure in their job than a month ago, while around half of survey respondents are still cutting back on non-essential expenditure. Americans would be around three times more like to save rather than spend an unexpected cash windfall, rising to more than four times in the U.K.
Since June 7 when the current cycle of price increases started, diesel prices have increased by Rs 11.66 per litre, or 17%, in the country while petrol prices have risen by Rs 9.17 per litre, or 13%. In the same period, the rates of diesel and petrol in the international market, have risen by 12% and 4%, respectively.
Hector Plus will be available in both petrol and diesel fuel options. The prices, however, are introductory and valid till August 13, 2020. Customers who book the vehicle post that will have to shell out an additional Rs 50000.
The counsel appearing for ICAI told a bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar that now the May cycle examination will be merged with the November 2020 cycle of the CA exam.
"The Expert Committee on Non-Personal Data Governance Framework seeks feedback on the report. The feedback will help the committee finalise its report," the consultation floated on MyGov said.
A special chartered flight from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport took off on July 13 to bring the employees back and will land in Hyderabad on Tuesday. This comes a week after Infosys similarly chartered a flight to bring back 76 employees and their families from the US.
The issue was discussed last week during an interaction with USTR Robert Lightheizer as American authorities had flagged their concerns soon after the levy in its expanded form kicked in earlier this year, sources toldTOI. In fact, the US had sought to link the equalisation levy to the limited trade deal, which has been in the works for a year now.
Premji, who took charge in July last year, was addressing his first annual general meeting (AGM) as the Chairman of Wipro. Wipro, like other Indian IT services companies, have reduced new hiring in the wake of the pandemic induced slowdown across geographies. “Safety and well-being of our employees are of paramount importance,” Premji told shareholders.
Three countries — the United States, China and the United Arab Emirates — are sending unmanned spacecraft to the red planet in quick succession beginning this week, in the most sweeping effort yet to seek signs of ancient microscopic life while scouting out the place for future astronauts.
“The ways and means for this additional financing needs to be identified. At the same time, it is crucial to make sure that the budget allocations align with SDG priorities,” the Aayog said.
In a regulatory filing Glenmark announced a price reduction of 27 per cent for FabiFlu. The new maximum retail price (MRP) is Rs 75 per tab, Glenmark said.
The students, who returned by the Royal Flight from Russia on Monday, included 470 from Maharashtra, four from the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, four from Madhya Pradesh and two from Goa.
Equity investing is the act of buying the shares of publicly listed companies, so that one can benefit from the growth and profitability of the firm, which is reflected in its share prices. Equity investing cannot be equated with reckless trading.
The two issues are on the agenda for a meeting between commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal and American commerce secretary Wilbur Ross, in addition to New Delhi’s demand to acknowledge that there is no use of child labour in the manufacture of leather, footwear and other goods so that these products can be purchased by the US Army and other government entities.
Taiwan, claimed by China as its own, has traditionally treated investment from Chinese-run and supposedly autonomous Hong Kong and Macau as foreign investment, without the same controls and limits it has on money coming from mainland China.
Given the anecdotal evidence of large companies announcing appointments of CXOs/CEOs, substantiated with what executive search firms have told TOI, leadership hiring hasn’t stopped at all. Several senior executives and leaders have been hired by leading groups like RPG Enterprises and Wipro.
Paytm, Google Pay and PhonePe are upgrading their app interfaces to smoothen in-app order flows for restaurants already using their platforms, even as they court other chains to get with the times; the expansion drive comes from a belief that resumption of offline businesses, including dining, could be led by mandatory contactless services.
The rest of the Bachchan-Nanda family including Jaya Bachchan have tested negative.
Consumers can not only shop at these mobile stores in their neighbourhood but can go back to their homes for trials.
In the US, apart from engineers, TCS has also been recruiting graduates from the top 10 B-schools. It’s hiring both freshers and experienced professionals for key business roles. “Local delivery is not new to us, we just had to increase the scale,” said Lakkad. TCS has hired more than 20,000 Americans since 2014.
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Cyrus Investments, part of the Shapoorji Pallonji Group submitted in Supreme Court, “Tata Sons is a public company and not a dejure private limited company. Material facts related to collection of deposits from the public, withheld”.
The move is part of a quiet and gradual production shift by Apple away from China as it navigates disruptions from a trade war between Beijing and Washington and Covid crisis.
This fund has managed to cushion the downside better than peers in the past one year and delivered heathy outperfmance across time periods in the past. It also boasts among the better risk-return profile in its category.
The number of recoveries stands at 5,53,470, while there are 3,01,609 active cases of coronavirus infection presently in the country and one person has migrated, the updated data at 8 am showed.
Smartphone market trackers Counterpoint Research and International Data Corporation (IDC) said both offline and online channels are short of stocks for almost all brands and that the rollover impact of custom clearance delays which started in June will continue to impact sales throughout July.
While uptake for long-term measures has been low, a larger number of SMBs are looking to benefit from the extension in deadlines for filing income tax and GST. 68% of SMBs were aware of at least one scheme under the initiative, but only 32% were considering availing of at least one of the benefits.
Greater investment in infrastructure through adding more data centres in India and giving a major push to the app ecosystem were some of the steps Google could undertake in India. Sources told ET that the PM might have virtual meetings with global leaders in the days and weeks to come.
Indo-Bangladesh ties have acquired a new dimension in the last few years and the ties are spread across power, connectivity, trade and defence. Similarly, Afghanistan, which may witness major changes in the coming months amid Pakistan’s attempts to make deeper inroads, required an officer with experience in dealing with the country.
Chief researcher Elena Smolyarchuk, who heads the Center for Clinical Research on Medications at Sechenov University, told that the human trials for the vaccine have been completed at the university and they will be discharged soon.
The W graphically illustrates a near perpendicular plummet prior to a slanted rise, then a similar drop, forming a hump, before zooming up again like one of those rockets that the good folk at Isro periodically dispatch skywards.
The VAHAN system is now getting all information on FASTags through VIN/VRN (vehicle identification number/ vehicle registration number. FASTag employs radio frequency identification (RFID) technology for making toll payments on national highways directly from the prepaid or savings account linked to it.
As India’s border dispute with China spills over to economic and business activities, Indian businesses should indigenise as they have acquired enormous capacity in the past decade, he said.
The firms have started to offer these items in value packs and are also expanding their network in rural and semi-urban markets. "Rural has been growing much ahead of urban and it's actually performing better than the pre-COVID days," Godrej Consumer Products (GCPL) CEO India and SAARC Sunil Kataria said.