Robin Hood Army enters Harvard classroom
Founded in Delhi in 2014, the Robin Hood Army operates in 158 cities in nine countries and serves an average of 200,000 people a week — without accepting any money for their services. It has served more than 26 million meals so far. When restaurants tell them they have surplus food, volunteers — who number more than 40,000 — use their own vehicles to pick and distribute the food.
How FedEx cut its tax bill to $0
The public face of its lobbying effort, which included a tax proposal of its own, was FedEx’s founder and ch...
Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix: Looking to end on a high
Leclerc, Verstappen & Sebastian Vettel are all covered by 19 points with just one ...
‘Absolutely No Mercy’: Leaked files show China’s mass detentions in officials’ own words
The leaked papers consist of 24 documents. They include nearly 200 pages of internal speeches by Xi and other leaders and more than 150 pages of directives and reports on the surveillance and control of the Uighur population in Xinjiang. There are also references to plans to extend restrictions on Islam to other parts of China.
To Mumbaikars' surprise, this year's Alphonso mangoes came from Malawi, not Konkan
Fruit and corruption are not just an Indian tradition, as a recent scandal in Japan showed.
Rupee opens 16 paise higher at 71.80 against dollar
“Today, USDINR pair is expected to quote in the range of 71.70 and 72.30.”
Consulting companies keep the show going at B-school summers
At XLRI, there has been a 37% increase in summer internship offers from consulting firms compared to last year, with the institute receiving 56 offers from such firms. At IIM Calcutta, three new consulting firms visited for the first time, even as Axis Bank, Yes Bank and Bank of Baroda —which visited last year — did not come in this time.
Alibaba confirms huge Hong Kong public listing
Chinese technology giant Alibaba confirmed Friday its plans to list on the Hong Kong stock exchange, in an initial public listing aiming to raise up to $13.8 billion.
Why is Alibaba listing in Hong Kong?
Alibaba, which is due to start trading in Hong Kong, could benefit from Chinese demand.
Faculty of Management Studies secures 100% summer internship placements
There was a record 42% increase in the e-commerce/IT/Operation roles compared to last year with 47 accepted offers from recruiters such as Amazon, Adobe, Flipkart, Google, Media.Net, Microsoft, Ola, Swiggy and Uber.
How to be captain cool in a crisis: Use criticism as fuel, accept your mistake
For those in a position of power, how you respond to a difficult situation is scrutinised intensely. Use these tips to stand firm.
IIM Calcutta wraps up summer placements for 480 students
An estimated 136 cos offered nearly 200 roles to the class of 2021. Several students exercised "Dream" options that allowed them to get multiple offers from top firms. Finance & Consulting firms accounted for 43.2% of total offers.
Rs 82,575 crore: FPI inflows in 2019 highest in Modi Era
At Rs 82,575 crore so far in 2019, foreign funds have sent in the maximum amount of money since the Modi era began in May 2014. FPIs infused Rs 97,350 crore in domestic equities in 2014. However, about Rs 41,000 crore came in between January and May, while Modi took oath on May 26, 2014. Between 2015 and 2018, the total FPI inflow into equities was Rs 57,656 crore.
Meet Diego Forlan: An accidental footballer for whom success was slow in coming
Forlan is an anachronism in an age where precocity is celebrated, and prodigies, deified.
ONGC seeks buyers for KG Basin gas
It has set a reserve price of $5.61 per million metric British thermal unit (mmBtu) and the minimum bid quantity at 0.05 MMSCMD. Bidders will have to quote the number of days they would need to offtake gas after being awarded—with preference for the bidder with fewer days in case of a price tie. Bidders will make a single bid electronically.
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