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RBI approves appointment of former Economic Affairs Secy Atanu Chakraborty as part-time chairman of HDFC Bank

RBI approves appointment of former Economic Affairs Secy Atanu Chakraborty as part-time chairman of HDFC Bank

Private sector lender HDFC Bank on Friday said the Reserve Bank has approved appointment of former Economic Affairs Secretary Atanu Chakr...Read More

Ola to launch e-scooter in July, to set up 1 lakh charging points in 400 cities

Ola to launch e-scooter in July, to set up 1 lakh charging points in 400 cities

Ola Electric on Thursday said it will bring its electric scooter to the Indian market in July this year, and is working on setting up a '...Read More

Sebi puts in place new guidelines on refund for un-allotted, partially allotted applications

Sebi puts in place new guidelines on refund for un-allotted, partially allotted applications

Markets regulator Sebi on Thursday came out with new guidelines pertaining to refund for un-allotted and partially allotted applications ...Read More

Sales of EVs in India fell 20% in FY 2021 to 2,36,802 units: SMEV

Sales of Electric Vehicles in India fell 20% in FY 2021 to 2,36,802 units: SMEV

Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicle (SMEV) on Thursday said sales of EVs in India fell 20 per cent in the financial year 2020-21...Read More

Inflows in sustainable funds surge 76% to Rs 3,686 crore in FY21

Inflows in sustainable funds surge 76% to Rs 3,686 crore in FY21

Driven by increased investor interest in environmental, social and governance issues, sustainable funds in India attracted Rs 3,686 crore...Read More

Vaccinating everyone above 18 years to cost just 0.36% of GDP: India Ratings

Vaccinating everyone above 18 years to cost just 0.36% of GDP: India Ratings

Vaccinating all citizens above the age of 18 years against COVID-19 will cost Rs 67,193 crore, of which states together will incur Rs 46,...Read More

Future sentiment index for real estate drops amid 2nd wave of COVID-19

Future sentiment index for real estate drops amid 2nd wave of COVID-19

The onset of the second major wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a fall in future sentiments index in the real estate industry for ...Read More

RIL to roll out COVID-19 vaccination programme for its employees, families from May 1

RIL to roll out COVID-19 vaccination programme for its employees, families from May 1

Reliance Industries Limited has introduced a COVID-19 vaccination programme for its employees and their family members above the age of 1...Read More

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says looking at how best to sort out Cairn arbitration

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says looking at how best to sort out Cairn arbitration

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday reiterated that an international arbitration ruling on India's sovereign right to taxatio...Read More

Fitch Ratings

Fitch affirms BBB- rating, says COVID surge may delay economic recovery

Fitch Ratings on Thursday said the resurgence of COVID-19 infections may delay India's economic recovery, but won't derail it, as it kept...Read More

S&P forecasts 11% growth for India this fiscal, flags 'substantial' impact of broader lockdowns

S&P forecasts 11% growth for India this fiscal, flags 'substantial' impact of broader lockdowns

S&P Global Ratings on Thursday said the Indian economy is projected to grow at 11 per cent in the current fiscal, but flagged the "s...Read More

MPC minutes: Jump in COVID cases, lockdowns add uncertainty to growth outlook, says Shaktikanta Das

MPC minutes: Jump in COVID cases, lockdowns add uncertainty to growth outlook, says Shaktikanta Das

The uncertainty created by the jump in COVID-19 infections and localised lockdowns prompted RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das and other member...Read More

Insurance potential to drive VC investments in India: KPMG

Insurance potential to drive VC investments in India: KPMG

Venture capital (VC) in India was robust in Q1 2021 with a wide range of sectors attracting 100 million dollar plus funding rounds includ...Read More

Results: Indus Towers Q4 net profit rises 38% to Rs 1,364 crore

Results: Indus Towers Q4 net profit rises 38% to Rs 1,364 crore

Indus Towers on Thursday reported a 38 per cent rise in consolidated net profit to 1,364 crore for the fourth quarter of FY21, and said d...Read More

Global climate summit: Prez Joe Biden, VP Kamala Harris, PM Scott Morrison, Prez Emmanuel Macron, Prez Vladimir Putin and other world leaders couldn't avoid virtual glitches

Global climate summit: Prez Joe Biden, VP Kamala Harris, PM Scott Morrison, Prez Emmanuel Macron, Prez Vladimir Putin and other world leaders couldn't avoid virtual glitches

Climate. Climate. Macron. Macron again. Beep. Beep. Beep. Can someone please tell Vladimir Putin he's ive? Mr. President, Mr. President? ...Read More

The world must slash its emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases by 7.6 percent every year to 2030 or miss the chance to avert devastating climate change, the United Nations said on November 26, 2019. / File

India needs $401 billion capex to fight climate change: Report

The country needs over USD 400 billion in capital investment which could save over 100 GW of energy and 1.1 billion tonne of greenhouse g...Read More

Results: Tata Chemicals' Rallis India Q4 consolidated PAT rises to Rs 8.12 crore

Results: Tata Chemicals' Rallis India Q4 consolidated PAT rises to Rs 8.12 crore

Rallis India, a subsidiary of Tata Chemicals, on Thursday reported a consolidated profit after tax (after exceptional items) of Rs 8.12 c...Read More

Minimising carbon footprint should be central focus in urbanising India: Hardeep Puri

Minimising carbon footprint should be central focus in urbanising India: Hardeep Puri

Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Thursday said minimising carbon footprint must be the "central focus" as the country urbanises.Speak...Read More

Results: WNS Q4 net profit dips 7% to USD 27.5 million

Results: WNS Q4 net profit dips 7% to USD 27.5 million

Business process management (BPM) major WNS Holdings on Thursday reported a 6.7 per cent decline in net profit at USD 27.5 million (aroun...Read More

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Wipro to reach Net-Zero Greenhouse Gas emissions by 2040

Wipro Limited on Thursday announced its commitment to achieving Net-Zero Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions by 2040 in line with the objecti...Read More

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