Tag: business india

Going bananas over plantain flour

By

It’s a trend that has caught even the Prime Minister’s attention. During his recent ‘Mann Ki Baat’ PM Narendra Modi spoke about how homemakers in Karnataka are preparing different dishes with banana flour, replacing wheat and maida.Plantain flour — made with green bananas — is not new to the region, having been used as baby…

We expect about a third of our revenues from international markets in the next 3-4 years: Byju’s CSO

By

With an estimated valuation of $16.5 billion, Byju’s is the most valued start-up in India. Starting its journey as an offline platform, the decade-old company has embraced technology in all its product offerings. It has announced eight acquisitions in the edtech space, including TutorVista, Edurite, Math Adventures, Osmo, Whitehat Jr, Aakash Education Services, Epic, and…

Stocks in focus: Indigo, Torrent Pharma, Dalmia Bharat and more

By

Company Name: Times Internet LimitedRegistered Office Address: 9-10,Bahardurshah Zafar Marg, New Delhi – 110002Corporate Identity Number: U74999DL1999PLC135531Grievance Officer: Deepak AjwaniEmail: [email protected]

Ramappa Temple gets UNESCO World Heritage tag

By

The historic Rudreswara Temple, popularly known as Ramappa Temple, near Warangal has received the coveted World Heritage status by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). The decision was taken at the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO on Sunday.Constructed over 800 years ago by Recharla Rudra, a general of…

Jammu and Kashmir police shoots down drone carrying IED material in border belt of Jammu

By

Synopsis”At about 1 am, the drone made a low flight to release the payload (IED), when it was shot down,” Additional Director General of police (ADGP) Mukesh Singh told reporters.PTIJammu and Kashmir Police display Hexacopter at Police lines Jammu, Friday, July 23, 2021The Jammu and Kashmir police averted a cross-border terror plot by shooting down…

Daily Coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu drop to 1,904

By

Daily coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu dropped further to 1,904 on Tuesday (1,971 on Monday) to take the total number of infections in the State to 25,39,277.After 2,439 persons were discharged, the total number of active cases dropped to 26,717.The number of deaths registered was 30 and 1,33,962 samples were tested.Coimbatore had the highest number…

MSIL ties up with Bank of Maharashtra to offer inventory financing to dealer partners

By

The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India on Monday said it has tied up with for offering inventory financing to its dealer partners. This is the first time that Bank of Maharashtra will be offering dealer inventory financing to the company’s dealers, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL) said in a statement. Bank of Maharashtra’s Mahabank…

Central Bank of India to seek shareholders’ nod to set off accumulated loss of Rs 18,724 cr

By

State-owned will seek shareholders’ approval in its ensuing annual general meeting (AGM) next month to set off accumulated loss of over Rs 18,724 crore from the share premium account of the bank. The next AGM is scheduled for August 10, 2021 through audio/video means. The bank said it will seek shareholders’ consent to set off…

Death toll in Iraq Covid hospital fire rises to 66

By

The death toll from a fire that swept through a hospital coronavirus ward in Iraq has climbed to at least 92, the Iraqi state news agency reported on Tuesday.The announcement came as frantic family members buried their loved ones and lashed out at the government over the tragedy.The blaze that erupted Monday in the city…

Record revenues flow from Suez despite blockage

By

CAIRO: The Suez Canal netted Egypt a record $5.84 billion in the last tax year, its chief said Sunday, despite the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on world trade plus a six-day blockage by a giant cargo ship. “Despite various challenges, revenues from the canal rose sharply” in the fiscal year ending June 30, said Osama Rabie,…

Kerala caught in 10% ‘positivity’ trap

By

Once a top performer in the fight against the Covid-19 virus, Kerala seems to have lost the plot into the second year and is finding it difficult to make a dent in the ‘new test positivity rate normal’ of 10 per cent.Its early success with delaying the peak by a significant margin during the first…

Assam govt to undertake drone surveys for verifying authenticity of tree plantation programmes

By

Assam government will undertake drone surveys for verifying the authenticity of all tree plantation programmes carried out under Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) and other biodiversity projects. Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma attended the mega plantation programme synchronising with 72nd Van Mahotsav week organised by Environment and Forest Department at the…

Gold Smuggling case: Swapna Suresh moves bail plea in Kerala HC

By

The prime accused in the gold smuggling case through diplomatic channel, Swapna Suresh, on Monday moved the Kerala High court seeking bail in the case registered by the National Investigation Agency. Suresh approached the court against the NIA court order denying bail. In her bail application, Suresh said the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act case against…

Motilal Oswal Fin Services wins ₹89 cr award in crude default case

By

Motilal Oswal Financial Services has won an arbitration award of ₹89 crore in the crude default case and moved the Bombay High Court to secure the payment.Dhanera Diamonds was one of Motilal Oswal’s clients and was trading in crude oil. When crude prices fell below zero to $37 a barrel, for the first time ever…

Big tech firms need to responsible & accountable when they have power: S Jaishankar

By

SynopsisIn conversation with former British prime minister Tony Blair at the India Global Forum, Jaishankar also questioned whether non-state players could be allowed to have more power given their sheer size than many countries.Jaishankar further noted that challenges such as climate change, terrorism and pandemics were global problems but the response to them tended to…