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Global resource consumption tops 100 bn tonnes for first time
The resources fuelling the world economy increased more than eight per cent in just two years from 93 billion tonnes in 2015 to 100.6 billion in 2017, the last year for which data is available.
RBI releases minutes of board meeting for first time
The channels of communication with outside stakeholders have opened up ever since Das to...
Gurugram: Plot buyers in illegal colonies to face action
Department of town and country planning (DTCP) has started installing notice boards ...
Deepika Padukone creates history as first Bollywood star to feature in a global Louis Vuitton campaign
The actress joins Emma Roberts, Sophie Turner and Chloë Grace Moretz for the campaign.
View: Go for growth! It's time to stop obsessing over fiscal deficit and deliver growth
Budget 2020-21 is not being framed in a business-as-usual scenario but against a background of sharply lower growth.
IT rejigs its bills as deals dry up
Financial engineering component could range from one-time discounts or deferred payment plans to upfront cheques for expected savings. The financial aspects of deals are particularly important in the legacy area, which still accounts for a significant chunk of IT services revenue despite the rise of newer technologies.
UK PM Boris Johnson defeated on Brexit legislation for first time since election
Johnson's Conservatives won a large majority in the lower chamber, the House of commons, at the Dec. 12 vote and lawmakers there quickly approved the legislation needed to ratify his exit deal with Brussels earlier this month.
This Jhunjhunwala protégé shows D-Street how to pick best stocks in tough times
He spent more than eight years learning from and working with the company Big Bull runs.
Few will be able to avail SBI's new home finance 'buyer guarantee' scheme: Here's why
SBI's new scheme is applicable for under-construction housing projects but it is highly exclusive, here's why.
Time to celebrate businesses that have enhanced stakeholder value
Let the numbers do the talking: Family-run businesses have generated 14% annual average share price return since 2006, compared with 6% for non-family firms in India, as per Credit Suisse’s Family 1000 in 2018 report.
Mobile nos in house-listing census to help in 'Do it self'
“Using the mobile number, respondents can generate OTP after which they will log in and fill their and family members details in the census population enumeration form. The reference number generated after filling the form online can then be provided to enumerators when he/she visits the house for population census,” a senior govt official explained.
Donald Trump tells business leaders of 'spectacular' US economy
Trump, who is expected to be acquitted by the Republican-controlled Senate, says he is innocent of the charges.
SC agrees to hear telecos plea seeking time to pay AGR dues
DoT may be open to negotiations if telcos pay part of their dues by Thursday.
Times Internet to host new luxury section in partnership with with Gems & Jewellery Export Promotion Council
Commenting on the launch, Puneet Gupt, COO - Times Internet said, “We are excited to partner with Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council to bring the best of global fashion and jewellery content to Indian readers”. As a part of the launch, TOI Fashion team has worked with industry leaders to deliver the most premium lifestyle content in the country.”
View: It's time to scrutinise the link between poverty and income inequality
Why does the rise of crorepatis cause poverty to increase? Much of their wealth gains are due to property and stock market booms, which do not translate into greater employment opportunities. Worse, these gains accrue at the expense of those at the bottom of the wealth ladder. The distributions of wealth and power also affect the allocation of investment opportunities.
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