Paytm Hit By Call For CEO Change

August 13, 2022 2:52 pm

Following a study by an advisory group opposing its leader Vijay Shekhar Sharma’s reappointment as CEO and casting doubt on the company’s road to profitability, shares of One97 Communications, the parent company of Paytm, dropped by close to 5% on Friday. Separately, Paytm said its loan disbursals increased four times to 2.9 million in July […]

Largest Sequential Drop Ever, Amazon Cuts Off 1 Lakh Employees 

August 10, 2022 2:29 pm

Amazon has laid off about 1 lakh employees, which is the largest sequential drop in history. The cut off has been made mainly at its fulfilment centres and in the distribution network. The e-commerce giant is an employer of more than 15 lakh people.  Brian Olsavsky, chief financial officer of Amazon, said on its quarterly […]

Gujarat Income Tax Raids 25 Locations Of Ceramic Brand Qutone 

August 9, 2022 8:31 pm

The investigation wing of the Income Tax department of Gujarat has raided over 25 locations of popular ceramic brand Qutone. The search and seizure operation– led by the Rajkot Income Tax department–began on Tuesday morning. Over 200 I-T officials were deployed at various locations of the company’s head offices and residencies in Ahmedabad, Morbi and […]

Adani To Acquire Stake In MAIF’s Gujarat & AP Road Toll Portfolio

August 5, 2022 9:00 am

Adani Road Transport Limited (ARTL) is preparing to acquire stakes in Macquarie Asia Infrastructure Fund (MAIF)’s Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh road toll portfolio at a total investment of Rs3,110 crore. The wholly-owned subsidiary of Adani Enterprises Limited (AEL) is expected to get a 56.8% stake in Gujarat Road and Infrastructure Company Ltd (GRICL) and a […]

Shopkeeper’s Son Rejects Amazon, Cognizant Among Others, Chooses Microsoft to Work With

August 8, 2022 10:40 am

Madhur Rakheja has been offered a job by Microsoft. He is a B-tech student at the interdisciplinary institution UPES in Dehradun. The job offer is of Rs 50 lakh. Madhur, a bright student from the start, had a list of companies that he had hoped to get into. Microsoft has always been on that list […]

Reliance Jio Ready To Roll out World’s Most Advanced 5G Network

August 2, 2022 12:38 pm

Reliance Jio has emerged as a winner in the 5G network auction held by the Department of Telecommunications in July. Reliance Jio has acquired spectrum bands in the 700MHz, 800MHz, 1800MHz, 3300MHz, and 26GHz, aggregating Rs88,078 crore. While the bands have been acquired for a period of 20 years, the payments will be made through […]

Sprite’s Sustainability Goals : Clear Bottles Instead of Green

July 30, 2022 2:02 pm

Sprite To Sell Cold Drink in Clear Bottles Sprite shall no longer sell cold drinks in green bottles. After 60 years of green bottle packaging, Sprite will be now available in white or transparent bottles. The new change will come into effect from August 1. The company revealed that this move is a step towards […]

Broken Causeway in Chhota Udepur Causes Lots of Trouble

July 30, 2022 1:51 pm

The villagers of Chhota Udepur district are facing a lot of trouble as the drain connecting Gaman Faliya at Sadhali has been in a damaged condition for years. School-going children are forced to cross the river through the water, risking their lives.The cove over the ravine broke within about 2-3 years of its construction. Sadhali […]

Govt Approves Rs1.64 Lakh Cr Aid Package For BSNL

July 28, 2022 3:16 pm

The union cabinet has approved a financial aid package of Rs1.64 lakh crore for state-run telecom provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL). This package is expected to help revive the company, which is currently struggling to stay relevant. The cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said that its measures to help the company on […]

Vedanta Foxconn to Finalise Deal in Maharashtra

July 27, 2022 1:59 pm

The Maharashtra Cabinet is about to approve a proposal on Wednesday in which land shall be allotted to a Vedanta- Foxconn project to establish a semiconductor and display fabs manufacturing facility in the state.  Press note issued by the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) said that Vedanata and the government are in discussion over the proposed […]

“We Have Never Walked Away From Investments”- Adani

July 26, 2022 2:18 pm

Gautam Adani spoke at the group’s annual shareholder’s meeting, revealing that the group is about to invest $70 billion in a new energy business which shall make India, an exporter of Green Hydrogen.Adani said that they had never walked away from investments and won`t ever will. He also further added that in the talks of […]

Gujarat: Tesla Rival Triton EV to Manufacture Hydrogen Powered Two & Three-wheelers

July 25, 2022 6:26 pm

Triton Electric Vehicle plans to expand into the hydrogen-powered two- and three-wheeler markets. At its Bhuj facility in Gujarat, it will produce hydrogen-powered two-wheelers and three-wheelers, and it intends to begin making electric trucks this year. In order to establish a fully-equipped EV car production plant in India with all the latest technology and cutting-edge […]

Gujarat: Godrej & Boyce to Invest Rs 300 Crore in Dahej

July 25, 2022 6:12 pm

Godrej & Boyce announced on Monday that it is increasing its investment by Rs 300 crore at its facility in Dahej, Gujarat, in order to increase the process equipment arm’s income by FY25. In order to deliver specialised and massive equipment, Godrej Process Equipment (GPE) is investing Rs 300 crore to increase its footprint in […]

Why Energy Management is Taking Precedence Over Time Management

July 25, 2022 11:43 am

Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, reportedly wakes up at 3:45 am and uses the early hours, when his energy levels are highest, for uninterrupted work. After 75 minutes, at 5:00 am, he heads off to the gym. By the time the rest of the world is up, Cook has finished nearly half the day’s […]

Rahul Bhatia’s Humility Wins Hearts of Netizens

July 23, 2022 4:08 pm

Rick Warren rightly said, Humility is not thinking less about yourself, it is thinking about yourself less. This has been demonstrated by Tata and the Ambanis time and again, their simple gestures show that no matter how high you fly, your feet should firmly be on the ground. Such an act was recently observed by […]

Reliance JIO: Profit Rs. 4,335 Crores In June 2022, Up 23.82% From Same Quarter Previous Year

July 23, 2022 10:06 am

Mukesh Ambani-led telecom giant Reliance Jio reported a standalone net profit of Rs 4,335 crore in the quarter ending June 30, 2022, marginally up from the Rs 4,173 crore profit witnessed in Q4 of last fiscal. The rise registered was up 23.82 per cent y-o-y, with Rs.3,501 crores in Q1FY22. Incidentally, in Q3FY22, the net […]

Income Tax Officials Raid 40 Locations Linked to Chiripal Group

July 21, 2022 9:32 am

The Income Tax Department has confirmed that on July 20, they conducted a search and seizure operation at Ahmedabad-based Chiripal Group of Industries for possible tax evasion. The department has seized Rs 10 crore unaccounted cash from one of the locations. According to Income tax department sources the quantum of tax sought from the Ahmedabad-based group […]

Reliance Industries Acquires a Franchise in Cricket South Africa’s T20 League

July 20, 2022 5:39 pm

Reliance Industries has taken another giant step forward in the world of cricket, carrying on the legacy of the Mumbai Indians brand. It has acquired a franchise in Cricket South Africa’s upcoming T20 league based in Cape Town, and it is also getting closer to acquiring the International League T-20 team based in the UAE. […]

Marvelous Monsoon Has a Majestic Look for Gira Waterfalls

July 20, 2022 1:33 pm

A pleasant sight to the eyes, the Gira waterfalls in Gujarat is overflowing with water after incessant rainfall. It is located amid lush green forests, and looks enchantingly beautiful during monsoons. A 30 metre drop into the Ambica river, Gira waterfalls lies in Saputara, in Dang district, which is about 6km away from Waghai town. […]

Gujarat Police Busts Child Pornography Racket  

July 20, 2022 9:56 am

Deputy Superintendent of Police, Jayveersinh Zala says they were successful in unraveling a racket. It happened when one of their men, Vicky Zala, was conducting browser analysis and, through it, he discovered a link which led him to a Whatsapp group that shared pornography videos and photos.Upon searching for IP addresses to track from where […]