Kumar Mangalam Birla, Vodafone Idea executives meet Cabinet Secretary
A committee headed by the Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba is looking into the health of the telecom industry. Vodafone Idea, which is making quarterly losses of roughly Rs 5,000 crore with debt of over Rs 99,000 crore, is believed to have also written again to the government, underlining the criticality of early relief measures.
India-Bangladesh test series: India look to stay at the top
The hosts start as favourites to pick up 120 points from the two games against Bangladesh; the first Test starts in Indore on Thursday. Kohli returns to lead the side that recently won their record 11th straight series at home. Rohit Sharma has been on hot form, hitting two centuries and a double ton in his debut series as opener against South Africa.
Become thinkers and not just officers: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Ravi Shankar Prasad asked the young officers to become "thinkers" instead of just "officers" and help in the country's drive towards innovation and technology led growth. He also asked the government officers to create patents and think of ways in which BharatNet can be taken to the last mile or how corprorates can be part of the Digital Village programme.
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar offers prayers at Phulwari Sharif Dargah in Patna
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar offered prayers at Phulwari Sharif Dargah on the occasion of Milad-Un-Nabi today (Nov 10) in Patna. He als...
Karnataka govt to capture its village stories
Karnataka has taken up an ambitious project to gather and document information about every village related to its history, culture and heritage, probably in a first of its kind initiative by a state.
Mindtree CFO Pradip Kumar Menon resigns
Tech firm Mindtree on Thursday said that the CFO Pradip Kumar Menon has resigned. The company said Menon will be relieved from his services on November 15.
NBFCs/HFCs to soon get Rs 20K-crore under credit guarantee scheme
The budget had proposed a partial credit guarantee scheme worth Rs 1 lakh crore under which public sector banks would buy high-rated pooled assets of financially sound NBFCs, amounting to Rs 1 lakh crore this year under which govt will provide a one-time six months partial credit guarantee to public sector banks for first loss of up to 10%.
Don’t want to get into contentious issue: CJI Ranjan Gogoi
CJI Ranjan Gogoi launched the Assamese translation of a book ‘Courts of India, Past and Present’ at a function in Guwahati. Gogoi will retire on November 18. Some of the colleagues of the CJI, who were present on the occasion, heaped praises on Gogoi and the Supreme Court.
India views its privacy seriously, data imperialism not acceptable: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Prasad emphasised that any data protection law must be technology agnostic, based upon element of free consent, no abuse of consent beyond the permissible limits, requisite data protection authorities and a fair mechanism for data processing. Equally, there is a need to balance innovation, enterprise in data but with due regard to privacy, he said.
BSNL will launch 4g services in 6 months: Chairman Pravin Kumar Purwar
After the cabinet approved a relief package last month, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd has started on an ambitious revival programme. Chairman Pravin Kumar Purwar said BSNL is expected to launch 4G services in six months and is spending Rs 12,000 crore on the next-generation network.
SC verdict on Ayodhya historic, has brought joy and relief to both communities: Sri Sri Ravishankar
The spiritual leader welcomes the Supreme Court verdict, saying it has brought 'joy and relief' to members of Hindu and Muslim communities.
Rs 500 cr more coming into midcaps not a big deal: Dhirendra Kumar
Majority of investors keep chasing what is doing well and keep away from things that are not doing well
Ravi Gaikwad: Man with a mission
Gaikwad’s involvement with cricket is not new. Growing up in Pune, Gaikwad played at the Under-15, Under-17 and Under-19 levels for Maharashtra and went as far as the Ranji camp. However, when the time came to choose between sport and academics, it was the latter that won out, perhaps unsurprisingly.
Use the opportunity to allocate more to equities, says Atul Kumar of Quantum Mutual Fund
Many companies have reported their second quarter results. Profitability of Nifty companies seems to grow at 13%, which is lower than 20% levels projected at the start of the year.
SBI to contribute up to 10% of the real estate fund announced by FM: Dinesh Kumar Khara
SBI will have clear arm’s length distance when this fund is managed by SBICAP Ventures.
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