Kishore Biyani sees a ‘Phygital’ future for retail
Chief of Future Group said physical and online retail channels may converge soon.
Consumption slump just a phase; neighbourhood shops hit hard: Mariwala
There is a need for the government to unleash both short-term and long...
Hefty fine for shops and firms not accepting digital payments from February 2020
Shops, firms with an annual turnover of Rs 50 cr or more nee...
Cyclone Bulbul wreaks havoc in Odisha, trees uprooted
The severe cyclonic storm Bulbul hit Odisha’s Kendrapada district on Nov 09. Due to severe cyclonic storm, trees were uprooted and roads got...
Private equity funds go talent shopping for portfolio companies
Advent International, Blackstone, Carlyle, General Atlantic, SoftBank tapping managers for leadership roles. In the past few years, PE funds have preferred to invest in ventures where they get controlling stakes. This helps them to have greater control over operational aspects of the company.
RBI blasts credit rating agencies for allowing 'rating shopping' to large borrowers
Most rating shopping happened around 'BBB' or lower graded instruments, FSR suggets.
Textile industry asks PM Modi for India shopping festival to uplift consumer sentiment
The closed-door meeting with the PM had representatives from the textile trade, yarn and spinning, exports, fabric and apparel brands. Low consumer sentiment due to the overall economic slump was a key concern put forth by the retail and brand representatives at the two-hour interaction.
Cyclone Bulbul: Death toll reaches 6 in West Bengal
At least six persons have died due to cyclone 'Bulbul' in West Bengal where around 2,97,000 people have been affected due to the cyclonic st...
Cyclone Bulbul: Modi, Shah speak to Mamata, assure central help
The home minister said 10 teams of the National Disaster Response Force had been deployed in West Bengal and six teams in Odisha.Additional 18 teams of NDRF have been kept on standby, he added.
Cyclone Bulbul: PM Modi speaks to Mamata Banerjee, assures assistance
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held talks with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee regarding Cyclone Bulbul and assured her o...
7 killed as cyclone 'Bulbul' disrupts normal life in Bengal
Weathermen said that gale wind at a speed of 80 to 90 kmph was prevailing along and off the coastal and adjoining districts of West and East Midnapore, South and North 24 Parganas in the evening of Saturday and was likely to increase gradually to 110 to 120 kmph with gusts up to 135 kmph.
Cyclone Bulbul: Rainfall, strong winds hit Odisha's Bhadrak
Cyclone Bulbul made a landfall in Odisha's Bhadrak today (Nov 9). Rainfall along with strong wind wreaked havoc in the district. Several tre...
Cyclone ‘Bulbul’ likely to move towards West Bengal coast: IMD Bhubaneswar
India Meteorological Department (IMD) Director HR Biswas said that cyclone ‘Bulbul’ is laying over northwest Bay of Bengal moving towards We...
Cyclone Bulbul: IndiGo cancels flights, offers alternate arrangements to passengers
"The peak hour of the cyclone is expected from 10 PM Saturday until 4 AM Sunday. All the passengers of the affected domestic flights are being notified and alternate arrangements being offered,"the low-cost carrier said in a statement. With around 48 per cent share in the domestic air passenger market, IndiGo is the largest airline in India.
Operations at Kolkata airport suspended for 12 hours due to cyclone 'Bulbul'
Severe cyclone 'Bulbul' at 1430 hours Saturday lay about 90 km south-southeast of Digha, 85 km south of Sagar Islands and 185 km Southeast of Kolkata. Heavy to extremely heavy rainfall, accompanied by winds reaching up to 120 kmph and tidal waves up to one to two metre.
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