India Inc has long way to go in employing disabled people
Only 34 lakh of the about 1.34 crore people with disabilities (PwDs) in the employable age have a job in India, according to Equiv.in, a recruitment platform that cited government data for the numbers. That is an unemployment rate of more than 70%.
Uber’s assault report erodes the power of trust
When Uber and Airbnb were getting off the ground earlier this decade, people were apprehensiv...
Former Apple executive accused of betrayal says he was snooped on
In response, Williams accused Apple of a “stunning and disquieting invasion...
NCLAT stays NCLT directive to make MCA party to all insolvency cases
The appellate tribunal's direction came over a petition filed by the government through the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) challenging the NCLT order. In its petition, the government said the order passed by NCLT was beyond the power and jurisdiction conferred to it.
Paying for those cigarette breaks: This company in Japan is granting non-smoking staff extra six days off every year
The move will compensate employees for the time their colleagues who smoke spend away from their desks.
ESG investing catches investor fancy, forcing India Inc to become compliant
The Indian stock market has been working on this ESG theme for long.
India Inc foreign borrowings jump over two-fold to $3.41 billion in Oct
Indian cos had raised $1.41 billion in borrowings from overseas markets in October 2018.
Mobile companies seek review of duty on parts as imports from Vietnam soar
India has imported mobile phone components worth more than $1 billion from Vietnam — with which India has a free trade agreement (FTA) —in the first half of this fiscal alone, compared to $800 million in the whole of 2018-19 and just over $600 million in FY18, an industry association of companies making handset in India has informed the government.
View: Govt may toss aside corporate critics but there are two things it needs to reflect on
Being a leader isn’t just about winning elections. It is also about performance. And while you can make this as complicated as you want, in simple terms, this performance can be judged on two simple criteria. A good Indian leader is someone who can keep everybody together and deliver great GDP growth.
Uber’s London ban marks global backlash for ride-hailing giants
For Uber, the loss of its license in London puts one of its biggest markets outside of the U.S at risk. The regulator found unlicensed users pretending to be Uber drivers and faking their identities in at least 14,000 trips.
mAadhaar review: An upgraded app with new interface; now allows users to add 3 profiles
The updated app for the biometric ID now has a better user interface and offers more services and languages.
EBITDA growth for India Inc. came down to 6% this quarter: Ashish Gupta, Credit Suisse
After several quarters of stable level of stress, we saw an increase in overall stress indicator.
France rejects 'optional' US digital tax proposal
France has been at the forefront of efforts to tighten taxation of digital giants and parliament infuriated the administration of President Donald Trump in July by adopting a law taxing digital firms like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon for revenues earned inside the country.
Apple iPhone 2021 to be 'completely wireless': Analyst
According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo , the purported iPhone will be launched in the second half of 2021 and offers a completely wireless experience, without any USB-C port either. The wireless version is likely to be the highest-end model, MacRumours reports. Kuo also predicted that Apple will also launch a possible 'iPhone SE 2 Plus'.
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