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Amid political turmoil, TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer steps down

27 Aug 2020

Amid political turmoil, TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer steps down

Kevin Mayer, the Chief Executive Officer of TikTok and COO of its Chinese parent company ByteDance, has resigned from his posts.

BCCI's contracted cricketers yet to receive salaries since October 2019

02 Aug 2020

BCCI's contracted cricketers yet to receive salaries since October 2019

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) hasn't paid its contracted cricketers since 2019.

SSR case: Dharma Productions CEO Apoorva Mehta records statement

28 Jul 2020

SSR case: Dharma Productions CEO Apoorva Mehta records statement

Apoorva Mehta, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Karan Johar-owned film company Dharma Productions, on Tuesday recorded his statement in connection with Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case.

Apex Council meeting: IPL 2020 could be held in UAE

18 Jul 2020

Apex Council meeting: IPL 2020 could be held in UAE

The Indian Premier League is likely to be held in the UAE between September 26 and November 7, subject to government clearance.

Hemang Amin appointed interim CEO of BCCI: Report

14 Jul 2020

Hemang Amin appointed interim CEO of BCCI: Report

Hemang Amin has been appointed as interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

TikTok mulling substantial changes to distance itself from China

10 Jul 2020

TikTok mulling substantial changes to distance itself from China

Amid criticism from several quarters, the loudest from the United States and India, short-video platform TikTok is mulling changes in its corporate set up to distance itself from its parent company's Chinese links, reports said on Friday.

BCCI accepts CEO Rahul Johri's resignation

10 Jul 2020

BCCI accepts CEO Rahul Johri's resignation

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Thursday, accepted Chief Executive Officer Rahul Johri's resignation.

Cricket Australia set to appoint first woman CEO

19 Jun 2020

Cricket Australia set to appoint first woman CEO

Cricket Australia (CA) is all set to appoint a woman as CEO for the first time in history.

India's five most influential and successful women in finance

05 Mar 2020

India's five most influential and successful women in finance

The world of finance used to be seen as an industry only for men for the longest time. However, that has changed in the last few years.

How much did Alphabet earn from YouTube, Cloud, and Search

04 Feb 2020

How much did Alphabet earn from YouTube, Cloud, and Search

Alphabet, Google's parent company, has announced financial results for the quarter and fiscal year ending on December 31, 2019.

All you need to know about Khelo India Games

10 Jan 2020

All you need to know about Khelo India Games

The third edition of the third Khelo India Youth Games is all set to begin in Guwahati today.

Five successful Indian-origin CEOs in Silicon Valley to know about

03 Jan 2020

Five successful Indian-origin CEOs in Silicon Valley to know about

Indians have been making a mark in the global tech space for many decades, playing an important role in the industry and contributing in various ways.

Stories of five CEOs with learning disabilities to know about

09 Dec 2019

Stories of five CEOs with learning disabilities to know about

People with learning disabilities face numerous challenges in their day-to-day lives and often struggle to do things most of us take for granted.

Going offline: Elon Musk says he's disconnecting from Twitter

02 Nov 2019

Going offline: Elon Musk says he's disconnecting from Twitter

As far as his social media activities are concerned, Elon Musk seems perplexed, at best.

Five Chartered Accountant entrepreneurs in India to know about

30 Sep 2019

Five Chartered Accountant entrepreneurs in India to know about

In India, Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after professional courses. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) provides the three-level CA program comprising Foundation, Intermediate, and Final courses.

Apple could launch low-cost iPhone SE-like model in 2020: Report

07 Sep 2019

Apple could launch low-cost iPhone SE-like model in 2020: Report

Reportedly, Apple is planning to launch a new low-cost iPhone next year that will help it balance out the slow-down in iPhones' sales and win customers in emerging markets.

These women IAS/IPS officers led #KodaguFloods relief-efforts from the front

14 Aug 2019

These women IAS/IPS officers led #KodaguFloods relief-efforts from the front

Last week, Karnataka's Kodagu district was lashed by devastating rains that triggered landslides and floods in 79 villages. It received 897mm of rain between August 5-11- 468% more than normal.

Five successful CEOs in India who are not even graduates

05 Aug 2019

Five successful CEOs in India who are not even graduates

Graduation is considered an important milestone in a student's learning journey.

Five Chartered Accountants in India who became successful CEOs

04 Aug 2019

Five Chartered Accountants in India who became successful CEOs

In India, Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after career options. The three-level CA program is offered by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).

India's five most influential and successful women in finance

16 Jul 2019

India's five most influential and successful women in finance

The world of finance used to be seen as an industry only for men for the longest time. However, that has changed in the last few years.

Five famous and successful alumni of IIM-Calcutta to know about

15 Jul 2019

Five famous and successful alumni of IIM-Calcutta to know about

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after business schools in the country that provide quality management education.

Five Chartered Accountant entrepreneurs in India to know about

20 Jun 2019

Five Chartered Accountant entrepreneurs in India to know about

In India, Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after professional courses. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) provides the three-level CA program comprising Foundation, Intermediate, and Final courses.

Indian women Chartered Accountants who are ruling the business world

13 Jun 2019

Indian women Chartered Accountants who are ruling the business world

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in India.

No charges on RTGS, NEFT transfers from July 1: RBI

11 Jun 2019

No charges on RTGS, NEFT transfers from July 1: RBI

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to waive off all charges on RTGS and NEFT system fund transfers from July 1, 2019.

Now transfer money for free: RBI removes NEFT, RTGS charges

06 Jun 2019

Now transfer money for free: RBI removes NEFT, RTGS charges

In a move to boost digital transactions, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday removed NEFT and RTGS charges from transactions.

Rajesh Patil's inspiring journey from bread/vegetable seller to IAS officer

03 Jun 2019

Rajesh Patil's inspiring journey from bread/vegetable seller to IAS officer

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the most challenging exams and cracking it isn't easy.

68 artworks owned by billionaire Nirav Modi up for auction

26 Mar 2019

68 artworks owned by billionaire Nirav Modi up for auction

68 artworks, owned by fugitive billionaire Nirav Modi, which are at display for preview in Mumbai's JK Banquet, are set to go on auction today.

Former CEO Zain Jaffer sues Vungle for 'wrongfully' removing him

13 Mar 2019

Former CEO Zain Jaffer sues Vungle for 'wrongfully' removing him

Zain Jaffer, the co-founder of leading San Francisco-based video adtech platform Vungle, has sued the company saying he was "wrongfully" removed as the CEO in 2017, seeking $100mn in damages.

Here's what Netflix executives will earn in 2019. It's huge!

29 Dec 2018

Here's what Netflix executives will earn in 2019. It's huge!

American streaming giant Netflix had quite an eventful year.

Vedanta welcomes NGT order; says workers will get back livelihood

16 Dec 2018

Vedanta welcomes NGT order; says workers will get back livelihood

Mining company Vedanta Ltd yesterday welcomed the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order to resume operations at the company's facility in Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu and said those affected by the plant's closure will get back their source of livelihood.

Goa: Event organizers upset with entertainment tax on free passes

23 Nov 2018

Goa: Event organizers upset with entertainment tax on free passes

The imposition of entertainment tax on free passes distributed by organizers for major events is a dampener for tourism in Goa, industry stakeholders have said.

Indonesia: Aircraft carrying 188 crashes after take-off, survivors' details unknown

29 Oct 2018

Indonesia: Aircraft carrying 188 crashes after take-off, survivors' details unknown

A Lion Air Boeing 737 passenger aircraft crashed soon after it took off from Indonesian capital Jakarta. The Flight JT-610 was bound for Pangkal Pinang.

Al Jazeera releases documentary, claims evidence of spot-fixing in cricket

22 Oct 2018

Al Jazeera releases documentary, claims evidence of spot-fixing in cricket

Al Jazeera released another documentary, on Sunday, alleging incidents of spot-fixing in at least 15 international matches (6 ODIs, 6 Tests and 3 T20Is) from 2011 to 2012.

You can now make insurance claims via WhatsApp

25 Sep 2018

You can now make insurance claims via WhatsApp

In a bid to streamline the otherwise pesky task of processing claims, Bharti AXA has launched a novel service that allows claim intimation via WhatsApp.

Bengaluru International Airport to introduce facial recognition facility from 2019

06 Sep 2018

Bengaluru International Airport to introduce facial recognition facility from 2019

Bengaluru International Airport Thursday said it plans to roll out facial recognition facility for the passengers of some select airlines from early next year as it seeks to make the boarding process paperless.

US: Indian CEO of two IT companies arrested for visa-fraud

01 Sep 2018

US: Indian CEO of two IT companies arrested for visa-fraud

An Indian citizen, who was the CEO of two information technology companies in the US, has been arrested in connection with a multi-year visa fraud scheme involving forged and fraudulent documents to get visas such as H-1B for over 200 foreign workers.

Shirdi Saibaba temple gets Rs. 6.66cr donations on Guru Poornima

31 Jul 2018

Shirdi Saibaba temple gets Rs. 6.66cr donations on Guru Poornima

The Saibaba temple in Maharashtra's Shirdi received donations worth Rs. 6.66 crore during the three-day "Guru Poornima" festival, an official said today.

South African Indian cinema doyen Moosa succumbs to heart attack

26 Jun 2018

South African Indian cinema doyen Moosa succumbs to heart attack

South African Indian cinema doyen Moosa Moosa, 75, succumbed to a heart attack on Sunday after undergoing surgery.

Chai Point raises $20mn in Series C  funding

19 Apr 2018

Chai Point raises $20mn in Series C funding

Bengaluru-based tea retailer Chai Point has confirmed that it has raised $20mn in Series C funding round led by Paragon Partners.

US SEC charges Indian-origin investment adviser with $1.4mn fraud

17 Apr 2018

US SEC charges Indian-origin investment adviser with $1.4mn fraud

An Indian-origin investment adviser, Amrit JS Chahal (30) of Fairfax, Virginia has been charged by the United States' Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for fraudulently soliciting approximately $1.4mn from about 50 individuals, including friends and family members.