Dish TV’s merger talks with Airtel Digital stall
The potential merger of the two satellite television service providers could help Bharti fend off rival and billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. that bought India’s leading cable operators Den Networks Ltd. and Hathway Cable & Datacom Ltd.
Global body calls for urgent changes to international tax systems to tackle inequality
Referring to an Oxfam study released yesterday, Indepe...
Vatika leases one lakh square feet office space to Dentsu in Gurugram
This standalone commercial building at sector 44, Gurugram is expected ...
Bleetech runs a TV channel for the deaf
The deaf in India have mostly come under the ignored communities of the society. To change this narrative, Bleetech Innovations’s digital platform offers content in Indian Sign Language on a range of topics covering education, news, entertainment, etc.,.
Cybersecurity startups see billions in keeping you safe
The growing number of online transactions means cybercriminals have been targeting consumers through fraud calls, messages and emails.
Budget 2019 highlights: Everything Nirmala Sitharaman announced then
In her Budget last year, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman took a pragmatic approach by announcing no changes in personal income tax rates but levying an additional surcharge on the super rich.
Viacom18, MTV Staying Alive Foundation collaborate to roll out MTV Nishedh
The initiative will focus on fostering healthier attitudes and behaviours and removing the stigma surrounding several health-related issues. At the heart of the campaign is a 13-episode series reflecting the trials and tribulations faced by many young people in India today, using themes of love, ambition, family and health to deliver inspirational story.
Amazon plans to create 1 million new jobs in India by 2025
The jobs – created both directly and indirectly – will be across industries, including information technology, skill development, content creation, retail, logistics, and manufacturing, and are in addition to the 700,000 jobs Amazon’s investments have enabled over the last six years in India.
With 3 big exits, 2019 was marque year for Pierre Omidyar in India, says MD Roopa Kudva
The fund started by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, which has been investing in India for 10 years now, claims to have touched the lives of 550 million Indians, having deployed $300 million. It intends to invest $350 million over the next five years.
James Murdoch-led Lupa Systems makes first investment in India on Harappa Education
“It is our first investment in India, and in education, globally. We look forward to building a company that has the potential for both transformational impact and scale — which is the advantage the best education companies have,” Nitin Kukreja, the managing director of Lupa Systems, India, told ET in an email response.
View: Independent Directors' registration process is absurd and embodies bureaucratic overkill
This is a ridiculous set of rules and procedures that uses the power of the State to mandatorily collect data from us, and park these at an institute, which is then authorised to examine us.
GenZ wants to ‘stay woke’. Can brands help?
Purchasing power as a tool for activism is a concept that Gen Z views as inherent to who they are as activists. Internationally this trend is quite visible where Gen Z has clearly demonstrated their preference for brands that do more than just sell a product for profit.
Aadhaar At 10: Taking stock of India's ambitious mission to provide unique digital identity to all
An ambitious study covering 1,67,000 Indians by development consulting firm Dalberg sheds light on people’s experiences and perceptions. The ‘State of Aadhaar’ report is based on the most extensive survey ever on Aadhaar. The survey can provide valuable lessons for other countries on improving public services for the vulnerable.
India is becoming a popular destination for foreigners to chase their startup dreams
A host of foreign nationals are relocating to India to fulfil their startup ambitions despite stumbling blocks.
How Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities are set to lead the FinTech space in the next 5 years
FinTech Companies can achieve customer satisfaction and loyalty, by focusing on technologies such as blockchain.
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