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History created: Sensex breaches 50,000-mark for the first time ever

21 Jan 2021

Business
History created: Sensex breaches 50,000-mark for the first time ever

In a development that is sure to make investors, market watchers, and companies happy, S&P BSE Sensex crossed the 50,000-mark for the first time ever on Thursday.

Severe side-effects after COVID-19 vaccine: What are your legal options?

08 Jan 2021

India
Severe side-effects after COVID-19 vaccine: What are your legal options?

India is looking forward to launching a massive COVID-19 vaccination drive with two vaccines that have been granted emergency use authorization (EUA).

Coronavirus vaccine could turn you into 'crocodile': Brazil's President

19 Dec 2020

World
Coronavirus vaccine could turn you into 'crocodile': Brazil's President

Jair Bolsonaro, the President of Brazil, who tested positive for coronavirus twice, has given a bizarre statement about vaccines. He suggested that the one developed by Pfizer and BioNTech could turn people into "crocodiles," and that the company won't take any responsibility.

Apple gears up to make iPhone 12 in India: Report

19 Aug 2020

Business
Apple gears up to make iPhone 12 in India: Report

As the US-China trade war continues to escalate, Apple is stepping on the gas to shift its manufacturing out of the Xi Jinping-led country and save itself from getting caught up in the crossfire.

Trade unions plan May-22 nationwide protest against labor law suspension

15 May 2020

India
Trade unions plan May-22 nationwide protest against labor law suspension

To oppose the suspension of labor laws in some states, 10 central trade unions have decided to hold a nationwide protest on May 22.

Coronavirus: Stimulus 2.0 in mind, Modi and Sitharaman hold talks

17 Apr 2020

India
Coronavirus: Stimulus 2.0 in mind, Modi and Sitharaman hold talks

With economic activity coming to a standstill for almost a month due to the coronavirus pandemic, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss a package that could keep the wheels churning.

ED summons Anil Ambani over Yes Bank money laundering probe

16 Mar 2020

Business
ED summons Anil Ambani over Yes Bank money laundering probe

Reliance Group Chairperson Anil Ambani was on Monday summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its money laundering case against Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor.

Reliance Jio seeks permission for 5G trials in India: Report

04 Mar 2020

Business
Reliance Jio seeks permission for 5G trials in India: Report

Reliance Jio has sought permission from the government to begin 5G trials in India, becoming the first telco in the country to initiate such proceedings.

Zomato just bought UberEats in India: Details here

21 Jan 2020

Business
Zomato just bought UberEats in India: Details here

As previously expected, restaurant discovery and food delivery giant Zomato has purchased the food delivery business of Uber, aka UberEats, in India.

Airports full, people getting married, hence, no slowdown: BJP leader

16 Nov 2019

Politics
Airports full, people getting married, hence, no slowdown: BJP leader

All numbers indicate that the Indian economy is going through one of its worst slowdowns, but for this Union Minister, everything is fine since people are getting married, and airports are full.

Government junks survey on consumer spending over "data quality issues"

15 Nov 2019

India
Government junks survey on consumer spending over "data quality issues"

Narendra Modi-led government has decided not to release the official findings of Consumer Survey for the financial year 2017-18, due to "data quality issues."

Meet GC Murmu, the first L-G of Jammu and Kashmir

31 Oct 2019

India
Meet GC Murmu, the first L-G of Jammu and Kashmir

Nearly three months after the special status was withdrawn from Jammu and Kashmir, the newly-formed Union Territory got its new chief on Thursday.

After brouhaha, government will NOT ban single-use plastic

01 Oct 2019

India
After brouhaha, government will NOT ban single-use plastic

From ramparts of Red Fort on Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke about waging a war against single-use plastic. Listing how it harms the environment, he urged countrymen to switch to cloth bags for daily use.

Now, you may need recipients' permission to do bank transfer

21 Aug 2019

Business
Now, you may need recipients' permission to do bank transfer

In a unique development, banks may be required to seek permission from account holders before money is transferred into their accounts, reports said.

RBI's Deputy Governor Viral Acharya quits before term ends: Report

24 Jun 2019

Business
RBI's Deputy Governor Viral Acharya quits before term ends: Report

Viral Acharya, the Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has tendered his resignation, Business Standard reported on Monday.

Reliance Jio to launch WeChat-like Super App with 100+ services

01 May 2019

Business
Reliance Jio to launch WeChat-like Super App with 100+ services

Reliance Jio is working to launch a Super App which will provide over 100 services under one platform, according to a Business Standard report.

NITI Aayog: Report claiming 45-year high unemployment unverified

31 Jan 2019

Business
NITI Aayog: Report claiming 45-year high unemployment unverified

Following reports that India's unemployment rate had hit a 45-year high, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar, on Thursday, clarified that the data was "not verified" and was still being processed.

Unemployment at 45-year high after demonetization, stalled NSSO report shows

31 Jan 2019

Business
Unemployment at 45-year high after demonetization, stalled NSSO report shows

During 2017-18, India's unemployment rate touched a 45-year high of 6.1%, a previously unreleased National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) report has revealed.

HDFC mobile banking app remains inaccessible for 6 days

03 Dec 2018

Business
HDFC mobile banking app remains inaccessible for 6 days

Last week, HDFC bank launched its next-generation mobile banking app for Android and iOS.

#MeToo hits Indian media, women are calling out predators

05 Oct 2018

India
#MeToo hits Indian media, women are calling out predators

The #MeToo movement gave women the courage to speak up, the comfort to confront their harassers, and seeded the idea they will be heard.

Aadhaar helpline number auto-saved on phones: Check your contact-list now

03 Aug 2018

India
Aadhaar helpline number auto-saved on phones: Check your contact-list now

Have you ever saved UIDAI's number on your phone? Even if you haven't, chances are your phone will have the number saved. Search for 'UIDAI.'

State-run banks mull performance-linked pay for employees at the top

27 Jul 2018

India
State-run banks mull performance-linked pay for employees at the top

In a rare move, state-run banks State Bank of India (SBI), Punjab National Bank (PNB) and Bank of Baroda (BoB) are mulling a performance-linked salary structure for employees at the top.

Neighbourly: Google's answer to Facebook, WhatsApp in India

26 Jun 2018

Technology
Neighbourly: Google's answer to Facebook, WhatsApp in India

Google's latest, tailor-made app for India, Neighbourly, is part of the tech giant's latest attempt to be the go-to platform in India, taking on rivals such as Facebook and WhatsApp.

Ahead of 2019, Modi government worries about jobs created

08 May 2018

Politics
Ahead of 2019, Modi government worries about jobs created

The 2019-battle is just a year away, and the NDA is worried. PM Narendra Modi has reportedly asked ministries to calculate how many jobs have been created since 2014, a key poll promise.

Flipkart to set up India's biggest logistics park near Bengaluru

08 Mar 2018

Bengaluru
Flipkart to set up India's biggest logistics park near Bengaluru

Flipkart has turned the focus of its tagline 'Ab Har Wish Hogi Poori' on itself: it's setting up India's biggest facility near Bengaluru.

To revive its tea industry, West Bengal sheds anti-business image

29 Dec 2017

Business
To revive its tea industry, West Bengal sheds anti-business image

The West Bengal government under Mamata Banerjee has often faced criticism for failing to attract investments.

It might be end of the road for Tata Nano

26 Nov 2017

Business
It might be end of the road for Tata Nano

The Tata Nano, the cheapest car launched in India in a decade, is likely to exit the market soon.

Overhauling India's public health care system: Need of the hour

21 Aug 2017

India
Overhauling India's public health care system: Need of the hour

Gorakhpur recently witnessed the death of approximately 105 children due to Japanese Encephalitis (JE), infection and liver failure, among other related diseases.

"Buy in India" to bolster Modi's "Make in India" initiative

14 May 2017

India
"Buy in India" to bolster Modi's "Make in India" initiative

Narendra Modi had his fair share of wins with the "Make in India" policy and is now going to usher "Buy in India" to safeguard the interest of Indian enterprises.