INDIA BUSINESS CLIMATE
Women Inc's Budget wishlist: Tax relief for new businesses, facilitating startup economy
The shepreneurs hope to see reforms in education, startup and fintech industry.
Of bats and balls: How Khelo India is reviving sports goods business
Manufacturing of sports goods has seen a 25% increase this year in Jalan...
Maintaining database: National Business Register on anvil
It will have a district-wise list of all enterprises and establishments dealing in ...
BlackRock, partners eye initial $500 million for climate fund
The group will provide the first $100 million of funding for the CFP.
HCL chief Vijayakumar, other senior executives join USIBC
HCL CEO C Vijayakumar and Citi India CEO Ashu Khullar have joined the Global Board of Directors of US-India Business Council, the top advocacy group said on Thursday.
India commands the top score on the Women, Business and Law Index 2020 in South Asia
India overtook Maldives to command the highest WBL score in the South Asian region in 2020. The World Bank study mentions the measure taken by the state of Maharashtra to eliminate restrictions on women’s ability to work in jobs deemed dangerous.
Trump gets Swiss army security as climate protesters trek to Davos
Greta Thunberg, the 17-year-old Swedish activist, is due to address the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) gathering of global business and political leaders, where US President Donald Trump is the headline speaker. The 50th edition of the meeting sees the return of Trump after he pulled out in 2019.
TikTok exploring strategies for monetising India business
TikTok plans to launch new tools that would enable brands to get more info on influencers and their user base.
India ranked 80th in Corruption Perception Index
The CPI, released at the WEF 2020 here, ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption, according to experts and business people.
Mutual fund houses are busy lining up index funds. Should you invest?
AMCs like Nippon, ICICI Prudential, UTI, L&T, JM and IDFC are in queue to launch passive schemes ranging from bank ETFs and IT ETFs to mid and small cap index funds.
COP26 President Claire Perry O'Neill kicks off her climate mission from India
Acknowledging the “very negative atmosphere” that marked the December UN climate meet in Madrid, O’Neill advocates for greater transparency to turn the tide, to bridge gap between countries and between the negotiations and the public across the world.
Donald Trump rejects climate 'prophets of doom' as Thunberg warns Davos
Thunberg was in the audience in the Swiss Alps to hear a typically bullish speech by Trump, delivered just before the start of his Senate impeachment trial in Washington.
World losing trust in climate science, Indians most-trusting: WEF survey
Indians and Bangladeshis have topped the charts when it comes to trust in climate science as also for keeping themselves abreast about news and current affairs, while Russia and Ukraine are among the laggards on both counts. The new public opinion poll published by the WEF at its 50th annual meeting called for better climate education and urgent upskilling.
Businesses face digital ceiling in transformation progress: Infosys study
Digital marketing is a particularly strong capability for Indian companies, according to the new global study by Infosys Knowledge Institute. The Infosys Digital Radar 2020, which measured companies' progress against 22 digital initiatives, this year found that India ranks the highest in the Digital Maturity Index at 71.4, whereas the overall digital maturity, stands at 62.3.
Giving 10% stake for 20% more business is worth it: Zomato's Deepinder Goyal
"The idea is to only improve the quality of our business and Uber Eats was a step in that direction. It was not about buying a number three player, but buying a number one or number two is some cities where we were lagging behind," Goyal said.
Copyright © 2020 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. All rights reserved. For reprint rights: Times Syndication Service