Tag Archives: business

Dark side of NCR ova donation business boom

Ajay Kiran Hooda’s world came crashing down when she lost her only son aged 25 in a car accident two years ago. At 55, the physical education teacher from an upscale Gurugram neighbourhood had no expectations to live the joys of being a mother again. She was past her natural age of conception. Then doctors suggested In-Vitro Fertilisation… Read More »

Business up by 10-20% after GST implementation, says pumpset-makers body

With majority of MSMEs in the region claiming to have borne the brunt of GST, Tamil Nadu Pumpset Manufacturers Association (TAPMA) on Saturday said business has, however, grown by 10 to 20 per cent. Speaking to reporters here, TAPMA president Kalyanasundaram said taxes were 4 per cent less after GST implementation, as there was reduction of central sales… Read More »

Tatas complete take over of Usha Martin’s steel business

Tata SpongeNSE 2.68 % has said it has completed the acquisition of Usha MartinNSE 2.84 %’s steel business undertaking including captive power plants, on Tuesday, April 09, 2019. The deal was completed “pursuant to a cash consideration of Rs 4094 crore payable to UML after adjustment for negative working capital and debt like items,” Tata Sponge said in an official… Read More »

Business can bring life-changing inventions to society: GV Prasad

“Businesses can be a force for the good,” said GV Prasad, Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories. Graduation ceremony He was speaking at the graduation ceremony of the 2019 batch at the Indian School of Business (ISB) on Friday. “It can make life easier for customers, meet unmet needs, and bring life-changing inventions to society,” said… Read More »

WhatsApp Business App for iPhone Now Rolling Out Globally, Starting With India and 6 Other Markets

WhatsApp Business app is finally available for iPhone users in India. The app, which started popping up on App Store in select markets last month, is now officially available in a total of seven countries, namely India, Brazil, Germany, Mexico, the UK, and the US. The Android version of app has been available in the Google Play Store… Read More »

Weekly wrap: Bajaj Auto rejigs top deck; JSW Energy mysteriously exits electric vehicle business

Perhaps the most surprising development in the automobile space came towards the end of the week. A renowned name in power generation who as late as November 2018 reaffirmed plans of an electric vehicle foray suddenly backed out. This weekly wrap talks in detail about this sudden exit in addition to all the important development during the week.… Read More »

L&T Construction secures multiple orders for its buildings and factories business

Engineering and construction conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on Monday said that its construction arm has bagged multiple orders from prestigious clients across varied states in India. “The buildings and factories business has secured an order from Jharkhand State Building Construction Corporation Limited for the construction of two 500-bed hospitals at Jamshedpur and Dumka respectively,” L&T said in… Read More »

WhatsApp Business app now available on iOS

San Francisco: Facebook-owned WhatsApp Business, a free-to-download communication tool specifically designed for small businesses, is now available for iOS users. Announced back in September 2017 and launched for Android in January 2018, the beta version of the app for iOS was introduced in February. The company has not officially announced the rolling out of its Business app on the iOS platform but… Read More »

‘Customer-centricity is real measure of business’

At a CII event 150 HR professionals discussed analytics in industry When organisations create processes for their business operations, they tend to measure it on the efficiency they achieve internally, and miss out on customer needs, felt R Varadarajan, Chairman, CII, Coimbatore. Delivering the special address, at the 12th edition of HR Conclave under the theme “ERA 4.0:… Read More »

Ties with China: Striking a balance between business and politics

Even as New Delhi has said it won’t act in haste following Beijing’s decision to block India’s bid to seek global terrorist tag for Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar, there have been calls for boycott of Chinese goods by various groups in India. Social media too was abuzz with similar appeals last week. On Tuesday, small traders in various cities burned Made-in-China… Read More »