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Nilekanis pledge to donate half of their wealth for philanthropy

Nilekanis pledge to donate half of their wealth for philanthropy

Infosys co-founder and Chairman Nandan Nilekani and his wife Rohini Nilekani have decided to pledge half of their wealth for philanthropy. With this, the Nilekani family has become the fourth…

Paytm mall to offer accidental damage cover to smartphones

Paytm mall to offer accidental damage cover to smartphones

Paytm Mall said it will offer smartphone buyers ‘Mobile Protection Plan’ to safeguard their devices against accidental damages. This plan will offer year-long coverage against accidental damage including screen damage,…

Aadhaar data is fully safe: UIDAI

Aadhaar data is fully safe: UIDAI

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) said that Aadhaar data is completely safe and secure. Aadhaar number, it said, is not a secret number and it is to be…

Kerala govt to support private IT incubators and accelerators

Kerala govt to support private IT incubators and accelerators

In a significant push to expand IT incubation space and encourage startup ventures, the Kerala government has approved support for private entities and tie-ups with national and global agencies for…

GoAir inducts 4 more planes, to add 30 additional flights

GoAir inducts 4 more planes, to add 30 additional flights

The Wadia-group-run no-frills carrier GoAir said it has expanded its fleet size to 31 aircraft with the induction of four more new A320 Neos, which will help it launch more…

Toyota, Suzuki sign pact to roll out electric cars in India

Toyota, Suzuki sign pact to roll out electric cars in India

Japanese carmakers Toyota Motor Corp. and Suzuki Motor Corp. signed an in-principle agreement to consider a joint structure for the introduction of electric cars in India in 2020. The agreement…

Infosys’ Rs 13,000 cr buyback to open on Nov 30

Infosys’ Rs 13,000 cr buyback to open on Nov 30

India’s second largest IT company Infosys said its Rs 13,000-crore buyback offer will open on November 30 and end on December 14. Outlining the buyback dates in a regulatory filing,…

Moody’s ups India’s rating to highest since ’91 reforms

Moody’s ups India’s rating to highest since ’91 reforms

Global ratings agency Moody’s revised the country’s sovereign ranking to Baa2 from Baa3 – its first upgrade in almost 14 years — citing implementation of a string of economic reforms,…

Industry pitches for bringing natural gas under GST

Industry pitches for bringing natural gas under GST

More than four months after the launch of GST, the industry has pitched for inclusion of natural gas in the new indirect tax regime so as to help producers contain…

GST Anti-Profiteering Authority gets cabinet nod

GST Anti-Profiteering Authority gets cabinet nod

The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved setting up of a National Anti-profiteering Authority under the GST, as it seeks to ensure that consumers get the benefit of reduced prices under…