RCEP deal: Chemical industry warns against misuse of 'rules of origin'
"Indian chemical industry is an industry-of-industries with a combined turnover of USD 160 billion. It is growing at 100 basis points more than the economic growth," ICC President Vijay Shankar told reporters. Indian chemical industry has the potential to be the engine of growth in the next decade, he said.
British Parliament suspends Indian-origin MP Keith Vaz for 6 months
In a strongly-worded report earlier this week, the Commons watchdog said ...
Homing in on home of human beings
Scientists have traced the common roots of the banyan tree of humanity.
Indian-origin MP Keith Vaz faces 6-month suspension in UK
Keith Vaz, who has been MP since 1987, had been due to contest his seat at the next general election, which could now be as soon as December if British PM Johnson succeeds in his bid for a snap poll to push forward his Brexit agenda.
Auto sector's contribution to GDP may slip to 7% this fiscal: Acuite Ratings
In the second quarter (July-September) of this fiscal itself, the ratings firm expects OEM revenues to drop by 23-25% to Rs 0.6 trillion as compared with 0.8 trillion in the same period previous fiscal, leading to sector's contribution to Gross Value Addition (GVA) of the country to decline - thus affecting its overall contribution to the GDP.
Now, Overseas Citizens of India can invest in NPS
Up until now OCIs could not invest in the National Pension System or NPS. PFRDA, through a circular issued on October 29, has said that OCIs can now invest in NPS tier 1 accounts. This is good news as NPS offers various tax benefits.
Three Indian-origin CEOs in Harvard Business Review's top 10 best-performing CEOs
The "Best-Performing CEOs in the World, 2019" list, compiled by the Harvard Business Review features 100 CEOs, has been topped this time by American technology company NVIDIA's CEO Jensen Huang.
Diaspora deposits down 29 per cent in FY20
NRI deposits between April & August saw an inflow of $4 billion, compared with $5.7 billion in the same period last year. NRIs in the Gulf, who contribute the maximum to the deposit chunk, are showing preference towards mutual funds.
Taiwan buys 88,900 tonnes wheat of US-origin
The first consignment also included 14,200 tonnes of hard red winter wheat of 12.5 per cent protein content.
To become a brand, it still makes sense to jump on the influencer marketing bandwagon
Your uniqueness, your own distinction and your talent to bring emotions out of your audience that go beyond business is what will enable you to stand out. Each one of us speaks a unique language that echoes with our brands' philosophies and campaign thoughts.
Flipkart adds original content to video service
"Flipkart Video Originals will make available bespoke snackable content that is both mobile-first and interactive in nature," Flipkart said in a release.
Abhijit Banerjee joins list of Indian, Indian-origin Nobel Laureates
Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee on Monday won the Nobel Prize for Economics, joining the list of Indians and people of Indian origin to grab the world's most prestigious award in different fields.
Jeff Bezos's Amazon needs a leash not a breakup
For many retailers, Amazon has the power to control their destiny. Then there’s the fact that Amazon both serves as a platform for companies wanting to sell things and sells things itself, meaning it competes with the same companies it enables.
Brexit paralysis is hurting UK science, warns Indian-origin Nobel scientist Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
Nobel Prize winning biologist Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, who was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2012 for his contribution to science, has repeatedly spoken out against the threat of a no-deal Brexit.
Halliburton to pay $275,000 to Indian, Syrian-origin employees for discrimination
The Houston-based company is one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the energy industry with over 55,000 employees
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