Mukesh Ambani retains world's richest Indian tag, Uday Kotak becomes wealthiest self-made banker
According to the Hurun report, only 3 Indian...
Govt asks banks to clear 1.18 lakh pending PMEGP loan applications by Mar 15
The government has asked banks to clear by March 15 about 1.18 l...
Luxe on wheels: Toyota Kirloskar unveils self-charging EV Vellfire at Rs 79.5 lakh
The luxurious minivan comes with two electric motors and a hybrid battery to control emissions.
IBM, NASSCOM make 2500-plus students employment-ready
This Corporate Social Responsibility intervention by IBM engaged students through an on-campus approach in a 204 hour- long blended training model that uses online and face-face training immersions to build skills in data science and cloud computing. Students from 23 Tier-2 and Tier-3 non-technical institutions were trained by training partners TMI and iPrimed, the statement said.
Tata Trust refused to share Venkatramanan’s employment contract: Income Tax Dept
The income tax (I-T) department has accused Sir Dorabji Tata Trust of not sharing former managing trustee R Venkataramanan’s employment contract, despite repeated requests to justify its order. In the absence of a contract, the department concluded that the contract deems to be in breach of the trust deed, they said.
Telecom companies asked to submit self-assessed AGR dues calculation
All telcos need to pay their dues by March 17, as per a Supreme Court order. The DoT needs the details to reconcile the telcos’ calculations with their own estimates, and may need to explain the details of the telcos’ payments to the top court on that day, say officials.
The rise of self-improvement & productivity apps, hacks
An obsession with self-improvement and productivity is taking over our lives, enabled by an ecosystem of wearable gadgets, bullet journals and apps.
TikTok to focus on self regulation to ensure people 'post responsibly'
There is a four-step moderation process to review posts so as to maintain the platform's credibility, its country head Nikhil Gandhi said. Speaking at an IAMAI event in Mumbai, Gandhi said the Chinese company, which has 200 million users, has "democratised" the art and culture scene in India.
Rule of law most fundamental feature of modern constitutions of world: CJI SA Bobde
"Undoubtedly, the success of the rule of law in our countries depends on how the judiciaries respond to such challenges and how they emerge." Referring to Constitutional provisions, Justice Bobde said it was often implicit in law that "legal rights have correlatives of legal duties."
Self-reliance in small arms manufacturing fundamentally necessary for India: CISC R Hari Kumar
Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar, CISC expressed hope that the defence manufacturing would be more competitive with private companies in the fray, and said the ongoing reforms in defence procurement process should give an opportunity to the "OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) to partner with the Indian companies to enter this (small arms) market".
Indians receive maximum approvals for employer sponsored green cards
The US approved green cards applications to 56,608 of the 64,906 Indians who had applied for permanent residency during its reporting year through September 2019.
For self-driving startups, revenue is elusive, but miles add up
Waymo is starting to charge passengers fees. Riders of the company’s Waymo One program must pay, even though they are selected from a group of volunteers who’ve signed up to test the service.
Budget 2020 may tax employer's excess contribution to EPF, NPS twice
The budget proposal was made to restrict the tax-exempt contribution by employer to EPF, NPS and superannuation fund to Rs 7.5 lakh in an FY. However, this proposal is leading to double taxation of excess contribution in the hands of an employee.
Govt data shows fall in job creation by schemes
According to details provided by minister for labour and employment Santosh Kumar Gangwar, the number of jobs generated under PMEGP plummeted from about 5.9 lakh in 2018-19 to about 2.6 lakh in 2019-20 (until December 31, 2019). The fall is less sharp compared to 2017-18 when the number of persons benefited was 3.9 lakh.
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