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Lockdown prevented 20 lakh COVID-19 cases, 54,000 deaths: Government

22 May 2020

Lockdown prevented 20 lakh COVID-19 cases, 54,000 deaths: Government

India has managed to avert an estimated 20 lakh cases of COVID-19 and saved 54,000 lives due to the nationwide lockdown, the government said on Friday. The government said that the lockdown was timely, proactive, and pre-emptive.

What are CAT (IIM) toppers of last 5yrs doing now?

11 Jun 2019

What are CAT (IIM) toppers of last 5yrs doing now?

The Common Admission Test (CAT) is one of the toughest management entrance exams through which students are admitted to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and other top B-schools.

To take on Amazon Prime, Flipkart may venture into video-content

21 Dec 2018

To take on Amazon Prime, Flipkart may venture into video-content

Soon, you may see video content offerings from Flipkart, one of the leading e-commerce players in the country.

IIM-Ahmedabad placements: BCG, Microsoft, Amazon top recruiters

05 Nov 2018

IIM-Ahmedabad placements: BCG, Microsoft, Amazon top recruiters

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has emerged as the top recruiter, followed by Amazon and Microsoft in premier B-school IIM-Ahmedabad's summer placement for the PGP class of 2020.

Report: India to become world's 11th wealthiest nation by 2022

10 Oct 2018

Report: India to become world's 11th wealthiest nation by 2022

According to a report by management consultancy firm Boston Consulting Group (BCG), India is set to become the world's 11th wealthiest nation by 2022, in terms of personal wealth, ahead of prosperous countries like Switzerland, The Netherlands, Taiwan and Singapore.

Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo CEO, steps down after 12 years

06 Aug 2018

Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo CEO, steps down after 12 years

Indra Nooyi, who has led global food and beverage giant PepsiCo as CEO for 12 years, is stepping down, the company announced.

Millionaires now control half of the world's personal wealth

15 Jun 2018

Millionaires now control half of the world's personal wealth

According to a new report by the Boston Consulting Group, half of the world's personal wealth now rests in the hands of millionaires and billionaires, up by 5% from their 45% share of personal wealth in 2016.

#CareerBytes: 5 best DU colleges on the basis of placements

10 Jun 2018

#CareerBytes: 5 best DU colleges on the basis of placements

For students looking to choose a college for pursuing any course, placement records of those institutes are a key factor while shortlisting them.

Ever-increasing congestion woes: Bengalureans take almost 1hr to cover 16kms!

03 May 2018

Ever-increasing congestion woes: Bengalureans take almost 1hr to cover 16kms!

Close on the heels of the Uber-commissioned Boston Consulting Group report that termed Bengaluru as one of the worst congested cities in India, comes another report putting India's Silicon Valley in the dock.

All about Delhi's new Eastern Peripheral Expressway

29 Apr 2018

All about Delhi's new Eastern Peripheral Expressway

Days before Narendra Modi is slated to inaugurate the Eastern Peripheral Expressway, the excitement is pulsating.

Congestion costing India a whopping Rs. 1.44L crore a year

26 Apr 2018

Congestion costing India a whopping Rs. 1.44L crore a year

Four metros of India-Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bengaluru-are 149% more congested than other comparable cities in Asia, whereby commuters take 1.5-times longer to reach a certain destination during peak hours.

Tech-driven entertainment business will create jobs, money: Suresh Prabhu

07 Mar 2018

Tech-driven entertainment business will create jobs, money: Suresh Prabhu

Union Minister Suresh Prabhu today said entertainment is one of the fastest growing businesses, and the sector driven by technology will create jobs, money, and promote economic activities.

RBI governor gets a pay hike

02 Apr 2017

RBI governor gets a pay hike

The government has more than doubled the salaries of the RBI Governor and Deputy Governors.

America and its most famous immigrants

30 Jan 2017

America and its most famous immigrants

Immigrants from across the world have migrated to the US for a better life.

Shiv Sena compares demonetization to Hiroshima bombing

18 Jan 2017

Shiv Sena compares demonetization to Hiroshima bombing

Shiv Sena said in its party mouth piece 'Saamna' that demonetization was akin to dropping an atom-bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

How robots threaten Trump's Ford plant victory

07 Jan 2017

How robots threaten Trump's Ford plant victory

Ford's $700 million investment in its Michigan factory will help create 700 jobs.

Israeli PM questioned by police over corruption allegations

03 Jan 2017

Israeli PM questioned by police over corruption allegations

Police questioned Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu for about three hours over allegations of bribery and corruption; the Israeli Justice Ministry said it was about "receiving benefits from business people" and refused to divulge more details.

Urjit Patel gets Rs.2lakh/month, no support staff

04 Dec 2016

Urjit Patel gets Rs.2lakh/month, no support staff

The RBI revealed that its governor, Urjit Patel, draws a salary of Rs.2 lakh per month and is not provided with support-staff at his residence.

Urjit Patel appointed as RBI Governor

20 Aug 2016

Urjit Patel appointed as RBI Governor

After Raghuram Rajan stepped down as RBI's Governor last month, Deputy Governor Urjit Patel was considered as a top contender for the bank's chief role.

Rural Internet consumers to jump to 350 million by 2020

13 Aug 2016

Rural Internet consumers to jump to 350 million by 2020

US-based business and management consultancy Boston Consulting Group surveyed 4,000 rural Indians in 27 villages in 14 states to understand their Internet usage pattern.