Business

Companies Invest In Women To Push Future Growth

NEW DELHI: Hiring women for a more inclusive workplace is just one aspect of the problem faced by global corporations today. The other and more significant challenge for companies is making them future-ready. A research shared exclusively with TOI shows 73% of companies are focused on enhancing women’s development...

Apr 12 · >

Silicon Valley Super Excited About India: TiE President Anita Manwani

WASHINGTON: Silicon Valley is super excited about India, whose leadership has shown a commitment towards entrepreneurship, Anita Manwani, TiE president has said. The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Silicon Valley is a nonprofit organisation in the US devoted to entrepreneurs in various industries. “I am super excited and I think Silicon...

Apr 12 · >

Apple Warns Of Pegasus-Like Spyware Attacks On Select Individuals

NEW DELHI: iPhone maker Apple has warned its users about ongoing Pegasus-like sophisticated spyware attacks that target a very small number of individuals often journalists, activists, politicians and diplomats. Though deployed against a small number of individuals and often involve exceptional costs, mercenary spyware attacks are “ongoing and global”,...

Apr 12 · >

Govt’s Focus On Infra Development To Nurture Sustained Revival In Investment Cycle: RBI Report

MUMBAI: The government’s focus on infrastructure development, coupled with buoyant business optimism, could nurture a sustained revival in the investment cycle, according to a Reserve Bank report. According to the RBI’s Monetary Policy Report- April 2024, domestic economic activity, backed by strong fundamentals, remained robust in the first half...

Apr 12 · >

Digi Yatra Likely To Be Rolled At 14 More Airports In April

NEW DELHI: Digi Yatra is likely to be rolled out at 14 more airports by the end of this month and efforts are on to make the facility more user friendly with certain changes in the architecture, according to a top executive. Based on Facial Recognition Technology (FRT), Digi...

Apr 12 · >

Young Women FICCI Has New Chairperson

NEW DELHI: The Young FICCI Ladies Organisation (YFLO), Delhi, the women’s wing of FICCI, has appointed Dr. Payal Kanodia as the new Chairperson for the year 2024-25. Dr. Payal Kanodia is a Chairperson & Trustee of M3M Foundation, and a Promoter in M3M Group. Popularly known as a ‘change-maker’...

Apr 12 · >

Capex By States Likely Grew A Third In April-February

NEW DELHI: States capital expenditure likely rose by a third on year in the first eleven months of 2023-24 compared with a 12% rise in the year-ago period, aided by their robust revenue growth and the Centre’s interest-free capex loans. A review of the finances of 18 states- Tamil...

Apr 10 · >

Telecom Companies Oppose Move To Tighten Norms On Quality Of Service

NEW DELHI: Telecom operators, Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea have demonstrated rare unanimity in opposing the sector regulator’s proposal to have more stringent provisions for improving the quality of services. Consumer advocacy groups, however, have backed the regulator in demanding guardrails that hold telcos accountable for the...

Apr 10 · >

India Likely To Get Normal Monsoon This Year: Private Forecaster Skymet

NEW DELHI: India is likely to experience a normal southwest monsoon in 2024, according to Skymet, a private weather-forecasting agency. This prediction offers a glimmer of hope in the ongoing battle against inflation. Monsoon rainfall between June and September is expected to be 102 per cent of the long-period...

Apr 10 · >

Government Geared Up To Meet Peak Power Demand In Summer

NEW DELHI: With the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) projecting a hot summer, with above-normal temperatures and an above-normal number of heatwave days from March to May, all precautions have been taken to ensure the current summer doesn’t see serious power outages, government sources say. Experts see demand for power...

Apr 10 · >
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