Category Archives: Business & Economy

Anuj Puri quits JLL, Ramesh Nair steps up to lead India business

Key leadership changes in country’s pre-eminent IPC in line with future growth plans Mumbai  / Singapore: Anuj Puri, Chairman & Country Head of JLL India, today announced his decision to leave the Firm, simultaneously confirming that Ramesh Nair will take over as CEO and Country Head. Mr. Puri will

IIMB commissions biogas plant in the new year, turns waste into wealth

Bengaluru: What’s cooking on the IIMB campus? In keeping with its mission of actively adopting environment-friendly measures, such as rainwater harvesting, waste composting, recharging wells, setting up a sewage treatment plant which recycles waste water for all the horticulture needs of the 100-acre campus and

Indian IT sector in 2016 and what the future holds for 2017

by Srividya Kannan The year 2016 witnessed a series of high impact events including slump in oil prices, the impact of Brexit, the results from US elections to the effects of demonetization. Banks and financial institutions slowed down spending and in general, decision making worldwide was

Jio delights gamers, brings Pokemon Go to India

Jio and Niantic form strategic partnership for India  Mumbai: Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (“Jio”) delights Indian gamers by bringing the sought-after, first-of-its-kind, Augmented Reality game ‘Pokémon GO’ to India in a partnership  with Niantic, Inc. – publisher and developer of Pokémon GO in association with

Study: Mobile-money services lift Kenyans out of poverty

Greater access to services raises daily spending, especially among female-headed households  by Rob Matheson, MIT News CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Since 2008, MIT economist Tavneet Suri has studied the financial and social impacts of Kenyan mobile-money services, which allow users to store and exchange monetary values via

Jio crosses 50 million subscriber mark in 83 days.

Jio has crossed the 50 million subscriber mark in less than three months after its full-fledged 4G services launch to emerge as the largest broadband operator in the country.  Jio has set a record of acquiring 1000 customers per minute since September and 6 lakh

Clone Futura introduces free digital wallet training programme

Free digital wallet training programme for home makers  and senior citizens at the doorsteps Clone Futura – an onsite technology training institute dedicated to children, women & seniors citizens, has introduced ‘Free digital wallet training’ programme starting from 21st November 2016 to 30th December 2016 for

Telecom Sector Skill Council signs historic MoU with Art of Living

New Delhi: Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) signed a historic MoU on Monday 21st November 2016with The Art of Living Digital India Movement to skill Indian youth, create employment opportunities, encourage the spirit of entrepreneurship & support the “Skill India” initiative of PM Modi.” The MoU