The flavour enhancer has been held responsible for causing migraines, racing heartbeats and rather unfairly, called ‘Chinese restaurants’ syndrome. So why is McDonald’s trying to break the MSG taboo? Vikram Doctor reports.
From the anxious to the prosaic, the messages on local cable channels and regional channels of national news channels with viewership in the state are varied.
We have started the New Year with better demand, better prices, says VR Sharma.
Instabase provides everyday useful apps such as data extraction, NLP search, income verification which comes handy for many traditional businesses such as banking and insurance in simplifying their work.
Some mutual fund advisors are asking their clients to choose arbitrage funds over liquid, ultra short or short duration funds for their short-term needs.
The last few years has not been very good for the Indian IT industry. Growth has tapered.
It’s best to leave the determination of Infosys governance issue to the investigation that’s already underway. However, one point is clear. It is in the interest of all stakeholders that a company appropriately verifies any whistle-blower complaint, prior to making a disclosure. A premature disclosure goes against the principles of good corporate governance.
Top FMCG players are apparently going strong on campus placement. Biggies such as Hindustan Unilever (HUL), ITC, Marico, Godrej and Dabur are expanding their reach across B-schools and top engineering and general colleges, and rolling out new roles for the Class of 2020.
Indian Oil Corp (IOC) declared a second interim dividend of Rs 1,412 crore for FY19.
On the overall economic situation, almost half (47.9%) of the households surveyed felt it had worsened.
The steps the government has taken will see changes very quickly on the economy in the next one year.
In the next 10 years, there is great opportunity for cos that want to play in biosimilars.
Shopkeepers are mobilising against the e-comm giants, alleging they are engaged in predatory pricing.
Two-day event this weekend is themed 'Young Voices, Relevant Noises'.
ByteDance, known for aggressively recruiting top tech talent, is turning its attention to one of the most lucrative businesses online.
The uber-luxe market remains more or less static, and is not bogged down by slowdown, says Diacolor’s creative director.
I am more optimistic now than maybe I was three months ago, says Edelweiss chairman.
The crowd gave a standing ovation to the #MeToo survivors.
Here's a look at the top stocks that may hog the limelight in today's session.
Stocks that are very liquid, which can grow at 10-20% are trading at 40 to 50 PE.
Spoonshot uses food science, machine learning and a repository of vast data on food to predict food combinations for FMCG companies. By combining food science and machine learning to predict flavor combination trends, it aims to give companies an early-stage innovation product.
Here's a look at the top stocks that may hog the limelight in today's session.
VG Siddhartha, who went missing last night, was recently in the news for selling his entire stake in Mindtree.
In a letter to the CCD family, the owner apologised to his employees and board of directors for failing as an entrepreneur.
In a video posted by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Kohli is seen having a candid conversation with Chahal.
According to FinMin's FAQs, the focus of the Special Window is on mid and affordable segment. "However, alleviating the stress for developers in this segment may have indirect benefits for the entire real estate sector including luxury segment."
Real estate will do well with "right developers, right pricing & right unit size", thinks Deepak Parekh.
With the proceeds from its recent fundraising, Knotel intends to get “way deeper” in cities it’s already present, such as New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
In a dark blue cap and stiff khaki uniform, Rajeshwari climbs onto a makeshift stage in front of hundreds of villagers. She's trying to stop the spread of WhatsApp rumours.
There are around 1.74 lakh stalled housing units across the top seven cities and their buyers can now stake claims to their dues by initiating insolvency proceedings against the errant developers.
The measures are aimed at solving the fund crunch and individual home buyers will only feel secondary impact.
What started with a WhatsApp group initially led them to build a pregnancy application which was the first peer-to-peer instant reassurance platform for expecting mothers based on their location, trimester, language, region and past medical conditions.
According to the rankings, India's best student city is Bangalore (81st), followed by Mumbai (85th), Delhi at 113 and Chennai at 115 out of a total of 120 cities.
India's biggest liberalisation of single-brand retail in seven years has elements of a very sensible bargain.
France and India recognise the shared responsibility of a wide variety of actors, in their respective roles, to improve trust, security and stability in cyberspace.
ShareChat, a vernacular social network that supports 14 Indian languages, has about 45 million monthly active users.
The viral but not-so-harmful WhatsApp forwards relate to health issues, medicine, the Islamic State terrorist group and income tax violations.
Parties are running online campaigns and going all out to leverage digital medium to reach out to voters.
Hemanth Kappanna's research exposed Volkswagen’s decade long conspiracy to lie about its diesel cars’ emissions.
The decision comes a month after DSport stopped the coverage of the tournament in protest of the Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF personnel.
Facebook will activate new regional operations centres, focused on election integrity, in Singapore and Dublin.
Bengaluru's traffic congestion has been Shaw's pet peeves.
The first successful exit, likely to occur when any of 1Crowd’s current stable of 21 firms goes in for Series B funding, is still some ways off.
The IIMs, ISB, FMS & MDI are among those using political examples and case studies to teach students about branding, leadership and consumer behaviour.
A student from IIM Lucknow rued that many of his classmates didn’t discuss politics for fear of being labelled supporters of one or another party.
India has become the fastest-growing smartphone market in the world, while China stagnates.
Talent has trumped distance and language as I sit back to enjoy another masterpiece from her motley collection of comedy and drama.
India, while ranked fourth in terms of foreign direct investment (FDI) into London, created 5,310 jobs – ahead of second-ranked Germany with 1,911 jobs and third-ranked Australia with 1,526 jobs.
Multiple factors — prospect of a stricter US visa regime and the automation of certain jobs in the sector — have led to the latest retrenchment cycle.
Bangalore once famous for hundreds of lakes has a problem: It is running out of water, fast.
The new offering ZEEMitra.com will recommend ideal channel mix to reach out to the relevant target audience
Companies are willing to pay for good quality grade A spaces, said Razack
Bhumika, a marathoner who trains visually-challenged women to run marathons & Jebakumar collects nails to stop nail mafia.
"Has the BJP decided that ‘ji’ is no longer to be used while referring to an enemy or a bad person?"
It was Flipkart's choice of this area to start operations — initially, from an apartment — in the mid-2000s that really catapulted Koramangala to a startup hotspot.
A group of economists has appealed to raise voice against the tendency “to suppress uncomfortable data”.
The survey was conducted before Modi government on November 8 announced plans to scrap 86 per cent of currency notes in circulation.
We are seeing a lot of new people in 25-35 age group in Rs 5-15 lakh salary bracket entering the market.
Bengaluru police will have its own news channel on social media. It is taking an interactive mode to reach out to the people on Facebook & Twitter.
There are now global examples of cases where data mining and targeted communication through paid news have been able to contaminate public opinion.
BLF Director speaks out about the controversy around the festival and how it has overcome lows to stand up this weekend.
The scrip has already surged 1,000 per cent in five years – mainly in last 18 months.
Praveena Rai says it's a year for transit and FASTag is going to be a big focus for NPCI.
KAS officer N Mahesh Babu, assistant commissioner of the Bengaluru North subdivision, has ordered the Club to vacate the 13-acre land.
The two clubs will go to polls in the last week of this month - Bangalore Club on June 28, and the Century Club will have polls a day earlier.
The Australian quick, who tops the ICC's one-day bowling rankings, has sustained a minor knee strain.
While travel start-ups lead hiring in the Delhi NCR, data indicates that Amazon is hiring big.
For the last 10 years or so, the only area of focus for us has been retail, SME, agri inclusive banking.
Private TV news channels today sought immediate arrest of the lawyers involved in assaulting mediapersons and policemen.
Check out the quick and best getaway destinations from Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore to enjoy your weekends and freshen up your mood.
ofo, China's top bicycle sharing firm, had entered the Indian market in November last. Its service is now available in seven Indian cities, including New Delhi, Indore, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Pune, Coimbatore and Chennai.
Facebook's first Indian acquisition is an obvious indicator of its mobile ambitions, which have been on the strategy tables since 2013.
The trend has continued: even in in this age govt gives away small amounts and calls it good governance.
A number of cos are banking on the consumer's need for curated and personalised content. US-based provides top news in 300 characters through a mobile app.
In the latest quarter, Infosys booked more than $2 billion in deals.
Exit poll projections now are as complex as how it was during campaigning. All exit polls indicate a fractured mandate, but are in a split over whether Congress or BJP will be the single largest.
Speaking on Priyanka Gandhi's induction as the Congress's general secretary, the 62-year-old MP from Thiruvananthapuram said she had the charisma to galvanise voters and will be an asset to the party.
Government has beefed up security across the state since protests held by Maratha groups last month had witnessed large-scale violence and arson in various parts of the state.
As much as it will be an end of Afghanistan’s tough journey to cricket’s zenith, Thursday will also be a start of new life as a Test playing nation.
"Based on Indian technological innovation, Twitter Samvad is dedicated and specially built for the largest democracy of the world," Costolo said.
In May, eBay had said that it had decided to end its strategic partnership with Flipkart and relaunch eBay India with a differentiated offering to focus on cross-border trade.
Had there been such an opposition alliance, Congress would have won 99 seats instead of the 78 it won and JD (S) would have won 51 seats against its tally of 37.
An unconfirmed ticket and a trail of other events led B Bhavani Devi to be at the place where she was and end up as lone victim in Bengaluru blast.
Indian budget carriers, expanding in the international sector, are set to offer a cheaper flying option.
The results of two Lok Sabha by-elections in Karnataka, soon after the Congress swept to power in the state, are significant.
HMT's craftsmanship makes the watch a prized possession among horologists in the UK and Germany for its design finesse and superior quality.
The Crime branch of the Bangalore police today launched a probe to look into its veracity regarding the IT city's link with the Twitter account that is followed by foreign jihadis.
In a big boost to Indo-Israel cooperation in hi-tech sector, New Delhi has granted Tel Aviv permission to open a consulate in Bangalore.
The decision to shut the R&D centre is part of an ongoing global restructuring exercise, said the company that employs over 1,200 people in India.
Decks have been cleared for Airbus A-380s to operate from Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bangalore with the Government today lifting its five-year-old ban.
A spokesperson for the company yesterday said that while CA was focussed purely on the US market, its global arm SCL Elections handled other regions.
Here is a list of top stocks that are likely to be in focus in today's trading session.
The initial offer period on Amazon India gets you a massive 30% discount off the regular price.
In Bengaluru South, with his inimitable friendly smile, he had developed scores of friends, and a bonding with party workers.
Police sources said Belagere and the contract killers have been booked under Section 307 (attempt to murder) and 120 B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code.
The transaction will bring Makaan.com and PropTiger.com together onto an online real-estate platform, offering end-to-end realty services.
Even as the Indian companies gear up for increased business from financial clients, the demand is still being driven by a strong cost-cutting effort.
BJP today said Kejriwal was attacking its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi only to remain in the "limelight".
Don’t see any meaningful triggers from this or next year’s budget, says the MOSL research head.
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