• Himanta Biswa Sarma 30 Nov 2020 10:09 The Assam government's ambitious 'Orunodoi' scheme, seeking to benefit women-headed households and specially-abled persons, will be formally launched in 29 districts on Tuesday, Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Monday. The state …
  • IIT Madras students get more PPOs this year 30 Nov 2020 09:50 Students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras have received 182 pre-placement offers (PPOs) this year as compared to 170 PPOs in the last placement season. Companies take students as interns for a brief time lasting over a month following …
  • KT Explains: Why large economies are in a... 30 Nov 2020 09:44 Contraction. Recession. Deflation. Footfall. Offplan. Load factor. Jargons influence every aspect of our lives — investment, medical, educational, career etc. Today we start a new column, KT PRIMER, on all things that matter in the larger scheme of things. …
  • CAIT asks FM to stop banks from offering cashbacks on online purchases 30 Nov 2020 08:27 Traders’ body Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has complained to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman against alleged collusion of banks with big e-commerce companies, such as Amazon and Flipkart, to provide cashbacks and incentives to a section of …
  • UN Special Session on COVID-19 Must Recognize Right to Health & Access to Vaccines 30 Nov 2020 08:13 Development & Aid, Education, Featured, Global, Globalisation, Headlines, Health, Inequity, Poverty & SDGs, TerraViva United Nations Opinion Riccardo Petrella, an Italian national living in Belgium is Emeritus Professor, Catholic University of …
  • LVB bondholders gear up for court battle 30 Nov 2020 08:08 LVB wrote down Basel III-compliant, tier-2 bonds worth ₹320 crore on November 26, a day before its amalgamation with DBS Bank India on the RBI’s instructions. A petition could be filed in the Madras High Court this week, said people that are part of the …
  • Paytm Money launches IPO investments for retail investors 30 Nov 2020 07:18 MUMBAI: Retail investors can now subscribe to initial public offers (IPOs) through Paytm Money. Digital financial services platform announced on Monday that it has enabled investors to instantly apply for all the IPOs via UPI ID, linked to their bank …
  • An RBI working group insider explains the thinking behind businessmen-as-bankers recommendation 30 Nov 2020 07:08 Sachin Chaturvedi wears many hats. He is the director general of think tank RIS and is also on the RBI's central board. He was also part of the internal working group (IWG) set up by the RBI to revisit bank licensing norms. In an interview with TOI, he …
  • Goldilocks Year Awaits Emerging Markets Defying Pandemic Rout 30 Nov 2020 06:19 Emerging-market investors seem to have everything going for them right now, with the November rally offering a hint of what 2021 may have in store. A plethora of tailwinds from accommodative central banks to an impending change of U.S. president and Covid- …
  • It is important to understand how personal finance services work to make better, informed decisions 30 Nov 2020 06:12 By Dhirendra Kumar The other day, in a write-up by the Director of the UCL Genetics Institute, I learned that the SARS-Cov2 virus has thousands of different strains but none appear to be functionally different from each other. This was a surprise because …
  • Money & relationships: 5 things to consider before you fund your sibling's higher education 30 Nov 2020 06:12 With the spiralling cost of higher education, it is becoming more and more difficult to finance studies, especially foreign education. Keeping this in mind, most parents plan well in advance to amass the required corpus for their children. But what if it’s …
  • Customs return 62 illegal imported turmeric containers back to India 30 Nov 2020 04:22 * Customs return 62 illegal imported turmeric containers back to India Sun, Nov 29, 2020, 10:19 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.Nov 29, Colombo: It has been decided to re-export 62 illegally imported containers of turmeric seized by the …
  • 3 opposition states stay out of scheme for housing migrants 30 Nov 2020 04:11 New Delhi: Four months after the Centre launched a rental housing scheme to bring migrant labourers back to cities, Opposition-ruled states of West Bengal, Delhi and Jharkhand have not joined the initiative. The three states have not signed the mandatory …
  • KWM switch Market will generate new growth opportunities by 2028 30 Nov 2020 04:05 The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Nov 29, 2020 (MARKITWIRED via COMTEX) -- Future Market Insights (FMI) presents its new, comprehensive study on theGlobal KWM switch Marketspanning from 2018 to 2028. The …
  • Q&A with Finance for Biodiversity’s Simon Zadek 30 Nov 2020 03:59 The Finance for Biodiversity Initiative wants to get governments, companies and the financial sector to factor nature and biodiversity, and not just carbon emissions, into their decision-making. Simon Zadek, the group’s chair, says the COVID-19 pandemic …
  • SG’s theAsianparent Closes Series C Round with An Investment from SCB 10X 30 Nov 2020 03:58 theAsianparent, one of Southeast Asia’s leading community and content platforms for mums and parents, has announced the final close of its ongoing Series C round, with SCB 10X, a holding company under Thailand’s Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), joining it as a …
  • India NPCI Expands Shareholder Base, Raises Rs 81.64 Crore from 19 Entities 30 Nov 2020 03:57 As independent consortiums gear up to launch their own pan-India retail payment networks, National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), the player which currently dominates the ecosystem, is expanding its footprint. The corporation announced on Thursday …
  • BJP paying Muslims so they don’t vote in GHMC elections: Telangana Finance Minister T Harish Rao 30 Nov 2020 03:19 By Express News Service SANGAREDDY: Levelling a serious allegation against the saffron party, Finance Minister T Harish Rao said on Sunday that BJP leaders were paying Muslim voters Rs 1,000 to prevent them from casting their votes in the GHMC elections. …
  • Will capture GHMC first, then come to power in Telangana: Amit Shah 30 Nov 2020 03:19 Express News Service HYDERABAD: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday exuded confidence that the BJP would not only capture Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) and the position of Mayor but also win the 2023 Assembly elections. Speaking to the …
  • ExplainSpeaking: Five main takeaways from the Q2 GDP data 30 Nov 2020 03:14 Written by Udit Misra , Edited by Explained Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 30, 2020 8:18:03 am People load sacks of cement onto a truck outside a warehouse in the Chitpur area of Kolkata (Photographer: Arko Datto/Bloomberg)According to the …
  • Hectic activity on last day of campaign 30 Nov 2020 03:02 At Patancheru, a few women were found sitting on the roadside chapta of a closed shop. All of them reside in the nearby slum area and were hired to campaign for a political party. They were also served food on Sunday afternoon and were expected to take …
  • Optimistic prospects of steel 30 Nov 2020 02:46 A construction boom is boosting demand for steel in the country. The sale of steel and other construction materials has grown rapidly in recent months, helping the economy recover from the crippling impact of the coronavirus pandemic much faster than many …
  • More than 150 students clear CSEET 30 Nov 2020 00:59 Vadodara: More than 150 students from the city have cleared the CS executive entrance test (CSEET), which was conducted by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) on November 21. ICSI had conducted home proctored online exam and has created a …
  • Bitcoin Is Winning the Covid-19 Monetary Revolution 30 Nov 2020 00:28 Stuart vividly captures the miseries of a Glasgow of greasy coins and filthy banknotes. After one of many wretched copulations in the back of a taxi, one of Agnes’s lovers inadvertently showers her with coins from his pocket. Shuggie’s father briefly …
  • Amid divestment plans, PSUs lag in market rally, FPIs show little interest 29 Nov 2020 23:54 In fact, the BSE mid cap and small cap indices have jumped by 60 per cent and 75.6 per cent respectively in the same period.Amid the relentless rally in the stock market, institutional investors seem to have largely voted down government-owned companies. …
  • OPINIONISTA: Dolly Parton, legacy and global philanthropy 29 Nov 2020 22:27 Much to the amazement of many, The Guardian reported on 17 November that American music idol Dolly Parton had made a $1-million contribution towards Covid-19 research at Vanderbilt University Medical Centre in Nashville, Tennessee. The university was part …
  • Wisconsin adds 22 new COVID-19 deaths, 3,831 more cases 29 Nov 2020 22:10 Electron microscope image of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. NIAID-RML Another 22 Wisconsinites have died from COVID-19, and 3,831 more residents have been infected, the state Department of Health Services reported Sunday.  The new confirmed …
  • SEZ case: I-T dept conducts raids in Tamil Nadu 29 Nov 2020 20:27 New Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI): The Income Tax department conducted searches at the premises of the former director of an Information Technology Special Economic Zone (IT SEZ) developer and unearthed unaccounted assets worth about Rs 100 crore …
  • Tech-led jobs platform Awign raises funds from Michael and Susan Dell Foundation and others 29 Nov 2020 19:57 Tech-led jobs platform Awign said it has raised funds from existing investors Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, Unitus Ventures and Eagle10 Ventures that will be used to finance its expansion to more cities and introduce new services. The company however …
  • Are tougher laws the answer to check online abuse? 29 Nov 2020 19:23 There is a strong and wide gamut of laws, but implementation is poor in many cases The principal argument of the Kerala government in bringing this law was that the Central government had not brought in legislation yet to replace the revoked Section 66A, …
  • Profits jump threefold at LinkedIn’s Irish unit to $294.2m 29 Nov 2020 19:03 Profits at the Irish arm of professional social network giant LinkedIn multiplied more than threefold last year. Accounts just filed for LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company show the Microsoft-owned group reported a profit before tax of $294.2 million (€245. …
  • How Rahul Gandhi can prove Obama wrong 29 Nov 2020 13:50 Obama said Gandhi is 'like a student eager to impress the teacher but lacking aptitude and passion to master the subject'. (Photo: Twitter/@RahulGandhi)Barack Obama’s assessment of Rahul Gandhi in his memoir, A Promised Land, that Rahul is …
  • Kerala Finance Minister criticizes anti-corruption raids ahead of polls 29 Nov 2020 13:40 By: PTI | Thiruvananthapuram | November 29, 2020 5:58:17 pm According to Thomas Isaac, Finance Minister of Kerala, some people have used it as an opportunity to spin a controversy out of it. (Express Photo by Gajendra Yadav)Finance Minister of Kerala, …
  • Developing nations push for Covid-19 vaccines without the patents 29 Nov 2020 13:24 —South Africa and India plan to argue at the WTO that the usual protections should be suspended in light of the pandemic ISLAMABAD: A group of developing countries, led by South Africa and India, say they will press at the World Trade Organization this …
  • IndoStar Capital to exit corporate lending business by March 2022 29 Nov 2020 11:41 Mumbai: Alternative asset manager Brookfield and private equity player Everstone promoted non-banking finance company IndoStar Capital Finance is looking to fully exit from corporate lending business by March 2022, its executive vice-chairman and chief …
  • Govt-backed stress fund starts realty projects revival, homebuyers gain confidence 29 Nov 2020 11:41 MUMBAI: The Special Window for Completion of Construction of Affordable and Mid-Income Housing Projects (SWAMIH I) supported housing projects have started witnessing fresh sales and collection of dues from existing homebuyers, a signal that indicates a …
  • Making revenue resilient – lessons from half-yearly fiscal outcomes 29 Nov 2020 11:27 The Union government has done well to resist being dragged into “bhed-chaal” (following the herd) by blowing up its fiscal balance beyond repair in the hope of a steep economic recovery.  The fiscal deficit (FD) is on track to increase to Rs 12.5 trillion …