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What does Reliance and Future Group deal mean for India

30 Aug 2020

What does Reliance and Future Group deal mean for India

In a major move, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries has announced the decision to buy businesses of Kishore Biyani-promoted Future Group for Rs. 24,713 crore.

Amid lockdown, Zomato launches grocery delivery across 80 Indian cities

08 Apr 2020

Amid lockdown, Zomato launches grocery delivery across 80 Indian cities

As 1.3 billion Indians struggle to move freely and access daily essentials under the 21-day lockdown enforced by the Narendra Modi government, Zomato is rising to the occasion.

After Jio, Airtel and Vodafone introduce ATM recharge facility

06 Apr 2020

After Jio, Airtel and Vodafone introduce ATM recharge facility

Following in the footsteps of Reliance Jio, Airtel and Vodafone have introduced a new facility that allows prepaid subscribers to recharge their mobile numbers at a nearby bank ATM.

Flipkart, Amazon suspend services as India goes into lockdown

25 Mar 2020

Flipkart, Amazon suspend services as India goes into lockdown

Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day, nation-wide lockdown to combat the threat of COVID-19 outbreak, two of India's biggest e-commerce giants - Flipkart and Amazon India - temporarily suspended their services.

Dhoni was highest individual taxpayer in Bihar-Jharkhand region last year

24 Jul 2018

Dhoni was highest individual taxpayer in Bihar-Jharkhand region last year

Former Indian skipper MS Dhoni was the highest individual taxpayer in the whole of the Bihar-Jharkhand region last year.

Despite GST-cut, why are detergents like Surf, Vim still costly?

29 Nov 2017

Despite GST-cut, why are detergents like Surf, Vim still costly?

Earlier in November, the GST Council cut tax rates of more than 200 items in an attempt to make common-use items more affordable for the people.

Big Bazaar plans expansion, merger and takes online help

21 Sep 2017

Big Bazaar plans expansion, merger and takes online help

Kishore Biyani's Future group-owned hypermarket chain Big Bazaar plans on launching 100 stores all across India within next one year.

SBI Card to soon introduce cardless payments

12 Sep 2017

SBI Card to soon introduce cardless payments

Soon, SBI Card customers will be able to make payments by simply tapping their smartphones on swipe machines.

Future Group wants to expand brand presence in tier-II cities

29 Aug 2017

Future Group wants to expand brand presence in tier-II cities

Future Group plans on increasing the proliferation of its smaller format stores in tier II and III cities.

Patanjali's next stop? Disrupting branded apparel market in India

03 Aug 2017

Patanjali's next stop? Disrupting branded apparel market in India

Come 2018, if things go right, we are going to see a major shopping spree for the 'swadeshi' line of clothes, for men, women, and children, that Baba Ramdev plans to launch.

Mumbai: Salman Khan rents out property for Rs. 80 lakh/month

18 Jul 2017

Mumbai: Salman Khan rents out property for Rs. 80 lakh/month

Actor Salman Khan leased out a commercial building for a whopping rent of Rs. 80 lakh/month for first five years to Future Group, Big Bazaar owner.

Pro-Kabaddi League: Know all about the 12 teams' owners

13 Jul 2017

Pro-Kabaddi League: Know all about the 12 teams' owners

The fifth season of the Pro Kabaddi League is set to begin soon.

Pre-GST sale: 'July 1 is just the beginning'

29 Jun 2017

Pre-GST sale: 'July 1 is just the beginning'

Just ahead of GST, retailers are offering heavy last-minute deals to clear stocks.

Paytm Food Wallet to tackle outdated paper-based meal vouchers hiccup

18 Apr 2017

Paytm Food Wallet to tackle outdated paper-based meal vouchers hiccup

As per RBI, meal paper vouchers given out by firms are not going to be valid after December 31, 2017, and it has to make a digital leap.

Future Group reassigns executive roles

23 Jan 2017

Future Group reassigns executive roles

India's largest retailer, Future Group, has reassigned roles of its top executive members and have also hired a new marketing head in order to push growth.

AIIMS to use MobiKwik for cashless payments

03 Jan 2017

AIIMS to use MobiKwik for cashless payments

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi has partnered with MobiKwik to enable digital payments for staff and patients using the mobile wallet.

MobiKwik registers 1000% growth post-demonetization

30 Dec 2016

MobiKwik registers 1000% growth post-demonetization

Mobile payments platform MobiKwik registered 1000% growth after the demonetization scheme was announced in November, crossing the one million user mark on its network.

Banks make efforts for smooth functioning on pay-day

02 Dec 2016

Banks make efforts for smooth functioning on pay-day

Sources stated that the RBI and commercial banks in the country made efforts to ensure smooth functioning on pay-day; banks rationed cash supplies to ensure equitable distribution among branches.

Situation at banks escalates on payday

01 Dec 2016

Situation at banks escalates on payday

Banks have sought police protection after long queues and angry customers made for a volatile situation at all bank branches as people came to withdraw their salaries.

Banks could run dry leaving many in a lurch

30 Nov 2016

Banks could run dry leaving many in a lurch

Demonetization has been throwing up new challenges over the last couple of weeks.

Post office savings accounts allow deposits of Rs.500/1000 notes

24 Nov 2016

Post office savings accounts allow deposits of Rs.500/1000 notes

People can deposit the now invalid Rs.500 and Rs.1000 denomination currency notes in their Post Office savings accounts, the Finance Ministry said on Wednesday.

Only 10% cash replaced so far reveals RBI

22 Nov 2016

Only 10% cash replaced so far reveals RBI

Data from the RBI has revealed that the government has only managed to replace around 10% (Rs.1,36,000 crore) of the cash that was made illegal overnight on 8 November.

Odisha bank loses Rs.1 crore of old currency

22 Nov 2016

Odisha bank loses Rs.1 crore of old currency

Approximately Rs.1.15 crore of defunct Rs.500 and Rs.1,000 notes were found missing from the Odisha Gramya Bank's branch in Dhenkanal.

More relaxations for demonetization rules

21 Nov 2016

More relaxations for demonetization rules

The RBI has put a substantial portion of the 16,368 million pieces of soiled notes of lower denominations, back into circulation.

IT Dept monitoring large deposits

20 Nov 2016

IT Dept monitoring large deposits

Sources revealed that the Income Tax department is monitoring bank deposits and is in the process of flagging abnormally large transactions.

Demonetization woes continue across India

17 Nov 2016

Demonetization woes continue across India

In Assam, due to a shortfall of Indian currency, Bhutanese currency is being used as legal tender.

Bank, ATM queues longer, Jewellery sales under scanner

15 Nov 2016

Bank, ATM queues longer, Jewellery sales under scanner

Thousands of people lined up outside banks and ATMs today, as yesterday's bank holiday left citizens stranded without cash; people were disgruntled over banks being shut at a time when cash availability was at a low.

Indians find ways to hide black money through gold, tickets

12 Nov 2016

Indians find ways to hide black money through gold, tickets

People have started booking railway tickets and cancelling them to get the reimbursements to hide the black-money.

Sacks full of burnt money found in Uttar Pradesh

10 Nov 2016

Sacks full of burnt money found in Uttar Pradesh

Within a day after PM Modi announced that Rs.500 and Rs.1000 notes would be discontinued, sacks full of mutilated and burnt notes were found in Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh.

Future Group's Kishore Biyani to focus on private labels

18 Oct 2016

Future Group's Kishore Biyani to focus on private labels

India's consumer and retails giant Future Group's head, Kishore Biyani, is all set to launch newer private labels to help boost the company's revenue over the coming years.

Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh to revamp ration shops with Future Group

16 Sep 2016

Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh to revamp ration shops with Future Group

Indian FMCG giant Future Group is in talks with Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh to help revive and revamp the states' fair price shops.

MobiKwik to provide mobile wallets to slum dwellers in Pune

24 Aug 2016

MobiKwik to provide mobile wallets to slum dwellers in Pune

MobiKwik in partnership with NGO Samagra will provide ICT-enabled mobile wallets to the urban slum dwellers.

Future Group in talks to acquire More

23 Aug 2016

Future Group in talks to acquire More

Discussions between Future Group (Future) and Aditya Birla Retail (ABR) are underway for a proposed merger or acquisition of ABR's supermarket chain, More.

Army canteens are the most profitable retail chains in India

22 Aug 2016

Army canteens are the most profitable retail chains in India

According to a report published in the Economic Times, India's most profitable retail chain is run by the Indian defence services.

Big Bazaar goes online with Future Group and Paytm Partnership

07 Aug 2016

Big Bazaar goes online with Future Group and Paytm Partnership

Retail company Future Group tied up with Paytm, an e-commerce mobile payment and commerce platform this month.