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SC wants coronavirus tests to be free in private labs

08 Apr 2020

India
SC wants coronavirus tests to be free in private labs

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court suggested that tests for coronavirus must be free, even in private labs, asking the government to explore the feasibility of this plan. Private labs charge Rs. 4,500 for the tests and a bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and S Ravindra Bhat noted it was an exorbitant amount.

Parle sales drop amid economic-slowdown; 10,000 employees may be laid-off?

21 Aug 2019

Business
Parle sales drop amid economic-slowdown; 10,000 employees may be laid-off?

India's leading biscuit maker, Parle Products Pvt. Ltd. may have to lay off up to 10,000 of its employees, as economic growth continues to slow down, a company executive said yesterday.

NITI Aayog CEO says 'too many reforms' behind economic slowdown

03 Aug 2019

Business
NITI Aayog CEO says 'too many reforms' behind economic slowdown

Recently, data compiled by the World Bank revealed that India slipped to the 7th spot in the global GDP rankings of 2018.

What led to the demise of CCD founder Siddhartha

31 Jul 2019

Business
What led to the demise of CCD founder Siddhartha

CCD founder-owner VG Siddhartha, whose body was found on Wednesday from Netravati river in Mangaluru, had started selling his assets earlier this year, reports claimed.

Soon, buying Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies could land you in jail

10 Jun 2019

Business
Soon, buying Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies could land you in jail

India's stance towards cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum could soon get a whole lot stringent.

Trump: Hush money came from my pocket, not campaign funds

23 Aug 2018

World
Trump: Hush money came from my pocket, not campaign funds

A day after US President Donald Trump's long-time personal lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations, Trump has refuted Cohen's allegations.

Now access news, live TV, entertainment, games in Paytm Inbox

20 Jun 2018

Technology
Now access news, live TV, entertainment, games in Paytm Inbox

Digital payments platform Paytm has added new infotainment features to "Inbox," its in-app messaging service.

Documentary series looks into India's unique business history

27 Feb 2018

Business
Documentary series looks into India's unique business history

In an interesting development, leading business historians and academicians explored fascinating stories from India's economic past in a six-episode documentary series, curated by management guru Gurcharan Das.

Manmohan Singh: Accept demonetization was a blunder, let's rebuild economy

06 Nov 2017

Politics
Manmohan Singh: Accept demonetization was a blunder, let's rebuild economy

In an interview to BloombergQuint, former PM Manmohan Singh said that demonetization's impact on the weaker sections is "more damaging" than is indicated by economic indicators.

IMF cuts India's growth forecast, but expects a medium-term recovery

11 Oct 2017

Business
IMF cuts India's growth forecast, but expects a medium-term recovery

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its World Economic Outlook (WEO) report trimmed Indian economy's growth forecast to 6.7% from earlier 7.1% citing the disruptions caused by government's decisions of demonetization and introduction of good and services tax (GST).

Rajnish Kumar named new SBI chairman

04 Oct 2017

Business
Rajnish Kumar named new SBI chairman

The government has named Rajnish Kumar as new chairman of State Bank of India, the country's biggest bank.

Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigns, what's next?

18 Aug 2017

Business
Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigns, what's next?

Bitter showdowns with the founders, continuous high profile exits and dismal financial condition of Infosys have finally broken down the resilient Vishal Sikka.