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Opinion | Electricity distribution business needs bold reforms

Electricity distribution companies are facing huge challenges of maintaining round a-clock electricity supply without fail to all consumers in the ongoing covid-19 crisis. To overcome liquidity and cash flow issues, government of India has announced ₹90,000 crore financial packages for distribution companies (discoms). Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) will infuse the […]

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After COVID, it shouldn’t be back to business as usual

Optimistic projections indicate that if we hold the line on the Covid-19 pandemic, the worst should be behind us by later this year. With several research groups across the world racing to shrink timelines towards effective vaccines and treatments, many hope we would soon be back to business as usual. That would be a mistake. […]

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Yet another e-commerce business succumbs after deep discounting

Not only did Uber Eats enter the market late (in mid-2017), but it also didn’t differentiate itself. Manoj Gidwani Yet another business gets hit by deep discounting! Clearly, this strategy can help penetrate and acquire market share only as long the wallet stretches. Uber Eats was no exception to this; even two attempts in this […]

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In 2019, AI emerges a key skill set for Business; learners still focused on core subjects

Emerging technologies are reshaping the way businesses work. According to a Deloitte India report, leveraging AI to its full potential will sustain organizations in the long run and will deliver better business outcomes. As a result, a large number of learners are gearing up for the future and ensuring their jobs by focusing on new-age skills […]

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Zomato Gold brought new business, bigger orders for restaurants; hotels still not convinced

Zomato Gold program has given a push to the dining out habits of the eaters. While thousands of restaurants remain logged out of Zomato Gold as they claim unsustainability, the food aggregator’s paid subscription program has actually brought more business to hotels and cafes. “60% of the Gold partners agree that there has been an […]

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Paytm invests Rs 250 crore to boost its travel business

Digital payments firm Paytm on Thursday announced to invest Rs 250 crore in its travel business over the next six months to scale up product and technology team and set up new business verticals. According to the company, owned by One97 Communications, it has sold over 100 million tickets within just three years of operations. […]

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6 Steps to Turn Your Side Hustle Into a Small Business

The dream of being your own boss is a driving factor for many when it comes to striking out on their own, but the idea of starting a business from scratch without a safety net (financial or skill-wise) can prove overwhelming. The gig economy, which encompasses more than one-third of U.S. workers according to a Gallup report, has, […]

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Should you take a personal loan for your business?

Loans can be of different types, but the primary ones we would tackle through this article are around business and personalloans. The two loans are different and meant for different purposes, but in many cases personal loans tend to be used for business. For that reason, it is important to understand if one should do this and if […]

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Biocon to sell branded formulations India business to unit

Biocon, on Monday said that, it will sell Branded Formulations India (BFI) business on a ‘going concern’ basis to its subsidiary Biocon Biologics India Ltd. “The Board of Directors of Biocon Limited at its meeting held on June 17, 2019, considered and approved the sale of Branded Formulations India (BFI) Business of the Company on […]

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Not Your or Rest of World’s Business: Sania Mirza, Veena Mallik Engage in Twitter Spat Post India’s Win Over Pakistan

On Sunday, Virat Kohli-led team India set the bar high with their fitness and impeccable sporting spirit as they maintained their winning streak against arch-rival Pakistan at Old Trafford in Manchester. However, the rival team led by Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed was tagged as out of shape and lacking pace for the match. Things fuelled […]