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Algorithm versus small businesses: an unequal battle
Studies suggest that customer’s behaviour has now been shifted to need-based decision rather than brand-driven decision. 70 percent of the word searches done on Amazon are for general goods.
Companies need to collaborate to move needle on gender diversity: Zinnov-Intel India study
The study evaluated 60 companies from the Indian e...
Recalling India's forgotten astronauts in a year belonging to space missions
P Radhakrishnan and NC Bhatt were two more astronauts trained by...
Fashion companies go beyond one-size-fits-all to make apparel for Indian body types
The ‘Size India’ project undertaken by Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI) jointly with textiles ministry and National Institute of Fashion Technology seeks to develop a standardised India size chart, officials said.
Beam Suntory launches exclusive whisky for Indian market
The House of Suntory brands are being launched across all major cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad and Bangalore. The Indian spirits market was valued at Rs 1.84 trillion in 2016, according to data from consumer research firm GlobalData.
After 18 days, pirates free 18 Indian sailors
Details about the terms of release or whether ransom was paid has not been provided to the media. The seafarers, 18 of whom are Indians and one is Turkish, are undergoing medical tests and debriefing, following which they will return to their families. As some of the seafarers are sick, it may take some time before they return to home, sources said.
Economic coal reserves need to be identified faster: Coal Secretary to Coal India exploration arm
Last year, Coal India’s exploration arm, CMPDIL, added 6.6 bn tonnes of coal to its proven category of reserves – meaning it can be economically extracted and could fuel almost 145GW of power plants for 10 years. The company also prepared 31 coal mining project reports which when taken up by Coal India could produce 128 mn tonnes of additional coal a year.
B-schoolers prefer tech roles to investment banks
Well-paying consulting and technology companies are now on the top of the preference list for fresh graduates of Indian Institutes of Management and other business schools.
Last 5-yr innovation inroads greater than previous 50 yrs: Union minister Harsh Vardhan
"In terms of whatever we could develop as innovation ecosystem in the last 50 years till 2014, we could develop the same in the last five years itself," said Vardhan at the 107th Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru. He praised Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for facilitating such growth and called upon the scientific community to chip in to realise Modi's twin dreams of a new India by 2022 and a $5 trillion economy by 2025.
Topline recruiters make beeline for emerging engineering talent
Top recruiters get early slots at premium engineering colleges based largely on salaries and profiles.
India’s SWF gets ready to launch non-bank lender
NIIF already counts CPPIB, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, AustralianSuper, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Temasek, Axis Bank, HDFC Group, ICICI Bank and Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance as investors in the NIIF Master Fund, along with the government of India.
Infosys awarded UN award in 'climate neutral now' category
Every year, the United Nations honours outstanding achievements in combating climate change through the Climate Action Awards.
1,600% jump in a decade, and this stock is still not done with the rally
In a note dated December 9, Nirmal Bang Equities retained its “accumulate” rating on the stock. In September quarter, firm’s net profit rose 28.22% from a year ago to Rs 71.37 crore.
Is IBC the best way to treat bankrupt financial institutions? Here are some clues
For financial firms the appearance of stability is important as customer behaviour could change quickly.
KKR India Financial Services appoints Kapil Singhal as Managing Director
Singhal, an IIT Delhi and FMS Delhi alumnus with total 25 years’ experience was managing Edelweiss Special Opportunities Fund for four years.
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