Category Archives: Business & Economy

Commerce Ministry launches  ‘SEZ India’ app

A Mobile app named “SEZ India” has been launched by the Commerce Secretary on 06-1-2017.  SEZ Division, Department of Commerce, under its broader e-Governance initiative i.e. SEZ Online System, has developed mobile app for Special Economic Zones (SEZs). Commerce Secretary launched the app and mentioned

Real estate: Taking the ‘demon’ out of demonetisation

by  Ashwinder Raj Singh Demonetisation – the most-repeated word used by an entire nation in the current times. Since 8th November 2016, the day PM Modi announced this revolutionary step affecting India’s economy, demonetisation has dominated every conversation and been connected with everything wrong happening

IIM Bangalore’s NSRCEL invites applications for incubation from social ventures

‘NSRCEL Social’ seeks applications from organisations working on solving problems affecting urban India in education, livelihood, health and financial inclusion Bengaluru: NS Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (NSRCEL) at IIM Bangalore (IIMB) invites applications from social ventures for its new initiative ‘NSRCEL Social’, an incubation program which

7 lakh 50 thousand youths will be made skilled in one year 

Technical Education Minister Deepak Joshi  at MPCVET Workshop on Security and Domestic Worker Sector at Bhopal Madhya Pradesh Council for Vocational Education & Training (MPCVET) organised a state level Sector Specific Skill Workshop for ‘Security’ and ‘Domestic Worker’ Sectors here today at Bhopal. In One

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