For the love of curry: Bernie supporters love Indian cuisine; can food influence US polls?
A poll showing a link between Indian food and voting patterns offers new prospects.
Cooperative banks to come under RBI watch
RBI will have the right to supersede the management of a cooperative bank in case of governance fai...
Chaat Masala: Gourmet Indian street food
As chaat became a ubiquitous street food, the use of masala also morphed from simple bhuna zeera-roc...
AI needs to be regulated: Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai
Although new regulation is needed, "a cautious approach is required that might not see significant controls placed on AI," Pichai who was last month took over as the CEO of Alphabet, Google's parent company, in an editorial piece in The Financial Times.
Soldiers in Siachen & Ladakh facing Pakistan, China not getting proper food & clothes: CAG report
The CAG also pointed out that a pilot project to improve housing conditions of troops in high altitude areas was not successful. It also said that it took more than a year for the formations to hand over the assets to the units. This deprived the units of resources that were scant in the challenging climatic conditions.
This food tech startup wants to dish out vegan meat for you
Udaipur-based food tech startup Good Dot is cashing in on the rising trend of plant-based food leanings in the Indian market. Expect vegetarian achari tikkas, ready-to-eat biryani, Thai curries with mock meats and vegan mutton that boast of eliminating cholesterol and trans fats from your diet.
Cabinet clears amendment to banking laws to strengthen cooperative banks
The cabinet approval is in line with the Budget announcement made by FM Sitharaman on Saturday. She proposed in the Budget to raise the insurance cover on saving deposits five times to Rs 5 lakh. The decision assumes significance in the wake of a scam in the PMC Bank affecting lakhs of customers who are facing difficulties in withdrawing their money due to restrictions imposed by the RBI.
Sebi plans 'regulatory sandbox' to allow live testing of new products, services on select customers
A proposal in this regard will be discussed by Sebi's board later this month.
Britannia posts 23% YoY rise in Q3 net profit; beats estimates
Analysts in an ETNow poll had projected a net profit of Rs 359 crore.
Sebi brings in common application for FPI registration
Depository participants have been asked to continue to accept in-transit FPI registration applications, for a period of 60 days, Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) said in a circular.
Layoffs in industry, but crowd of startups hiring at B-schools growing
The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Kozhikode; Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s SPJIMR said the sector recorded the biggest on-year jump in the number of offers during final placements for the Class of 2020.
Hopeful all countries will come together on AI regulations: Sundar Pichai
"Internet is actually an export product. Even in India, if we talk about YouTube, a video created by an Indian gets audience from across the world. That's the beauty of digital economy" he said. Pichai, also CEO of Alphabet, said he has always been a technology optimist, having experienced firsthand the benefits new technology brought to his own life.
IBBI amends voluntary liquidation process regulations
With the amendments, a liquidator has to deposit unclaimed dividends and undistributed proceeds in a liquidation process along with any income earned thereon into the Corporate Voluntary Liquidation Account before submission of an application for dissolution of the corporate person, a release said on Thursday.
ZestMoney CEO shares tips to beat fintech blues: Practise regulation, use capital judiciously
Is India’s consumer finance ecosystem prepared for these threats?
Corp loan share in non-food credit slips: Wilful defaulters up funding costs
“Wilful defaults if unchecked would increase the cost of borrowing for everyone else, including genuine businesses with profitable investment opportunities before them,” said the survey. “In fact, at high enough credit spreads, adverse selection may force genuine borrowers to exit the market altogether, leaving only cronies in the market and resulting in a market failure that slows economic growth, employment and wealth creation capacity.”
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