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29 November, 2018 6:58 AM Taking requisite steps to promote startup ecosystem: Suresh Prabhu

The government is taking several steps, such as reducing regulatory burden and ensuring availability of adequate funds, for budding entrepreneurs to promote startup ecosystem in the country, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Thursday. He said that as startups help create jobs and boost economy, the ministry is working on strengthening 78

28 November, 2018 7:14 AM 'Market has priced in a BJP loss in Rajasthan, win in Chhattisgarh'

The weakness seen in Q2 of financial year 2019 will continue even in Q3, predicts Gautam Trivedi, co-founder and managing partner of Nepean Capital. "Earnings remain a big concern, Q2 earnings were weak and earnings in Q3 may also continue to be weak because it will bear the full brunt of higher crude prices and the currency," he said, adding "the market 168

26 November, 2018 2:10 PM Parliamentary standing committee meeting to discuss the impact of demonetisation tomorrow

New Delhi: A crucial Parliamentary standing committee meeting to discuss the impact of demonetisation is scheduled for Tuesday. As per Zee Media, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel will also attend the meeting. He is expected to apprise the Parliamentary standing committee regarding the impact of demonetisation on Indian economy. The standing 124

22 November, 2018 4:03 PM Digital lending to MSMEs poised for major growth in India: Report

Digital lending to MSMEs in India is expected to rise 10 to 15 times by 2023 to 6-7 lakh crore (USD 80-100 billion) in annual disbursements, according to a report. The study has been released by Omidyar Network, the impact investing firm established by Pierre Omidyar, the founder of eBay, and The Boston Consulting Group. "Digital lending has the potential 93

22 November, 2018 7:22 AM Vote-on-account or full Budget: What will the Modi government do?

The Budget for FY20 will be the last one presented by this government before the general elections in May and as per established practice, it must be a vote-on-account, not a full Budget Hinting that it will retain its place at the helm after next year's Lok Sabha elections, the Narendra Modi-led government has reportedly proposed presenting a full Budget 169

21 November, 2018 7:46 PM Congress like a ‘barat’ without a groom: Rajnath Singh

He exuded confidence that the BJP will return to power in all the three poll-bound states Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan with a clear majority. BHOPAL: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday equated the Congress with a procession of marriage without the groom. "The Congress party is like a ‘barat’ without a groom," Singh said in Madhya 119

21 November, 2018 12:13 PM WhatsApp Names Ezetap Co-Founder Abhijit Bose as Its First India Head

Facebook-owned WhatsApp said on Wednesday that it has appointed Abhijit Bose as head of its operations in India, its biggest market by users. Bose, the co-founder and Chief Executive of mobile payments firm Ezetap, is the first-ever country head for the messaging platform, WhatsApp said in a statement. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School and Cornell 114

19 November, 2018 3:00 PM Imran Khan takes on Donald Trump: Don't make Pakistan a scapegoat for US failures

A day after US President Donald Trump launched a tirade against Pakistan, country’s Prime Minister Imran Khan hit back at America on Monday, accusing it of making Pakistan “a scapegoat for their failures”. Taking to microblogging site Twitter, Imran Khan claimed that Pakistan suffered 75,000 casualties in “US war on terror”. Khan further claimed that Pakistan 126

18 November, 2018 12:01 PM ESIC To Recruit For Junior Engineer Posts

Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) will recruit candidates for Junior Engineer posts. A total of 79 posts have been notified by ESIC for recruitment. Vacancies are available in Civil and Electrical disciplines. Candidates can submit their application at the official website of ESIC at on or before December 15, 2018. Last date & time for closing 131

17 November, 2018 3:56 AM Hit wicket? Imran Khan cites Hitler to explain why U-turns are vital in politics

"A leader who does not take U-turns is not a true leader." Several Pakistani news outlets are abuzz with reports that Imran Khan recently defended the need for taking U-turns and even said that Adolf Hitler lost WWII because he was unable to do so. Geo News - one of several Pakistani news outlets - reported that during a meeting with select journalists 135