Indian economy may touch USD 30 tn in next 30 years

Indian economy may touch USD 30 tn in next 30 years

Sunday, 26 June 2022 | PTI | Tiruppur (TN)

India is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world and it is expected to reach USD 30 trillion in the coming 30 years, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said here on Sunday. If India grows at 8 per cent every year on a compounded annual growth basis, the economy...

US delegation to visit economic crisis-hit Lanka

Sunday, 26 June 2022 | PTI | Colombo

A high-level US delegation will visit Sri Lanka to hold talks with the country's top leadership to help it resolve the current economic crisis as the island nation, which is on the brink of bankruptcy, is struggling to pay for the import of essentials, including food and fuel. Sri Lanka is...

FinMin asks banks to explore fintech partnership, co-lending opportunities

FinMin asks banks to explore fintech partnership, co-lending opportunities

Sunday, 26 June 2022 | PTI | New Delhi

The Finance Ministry has asked public sector banks to explore fintech partnerships and co-lending opportunities to expand their business. In the recently concluded performance review of PSBs by the Finance Ministry, sources said, lenders were asked to focus on technology and data analytics to push their lending. The ministry also urged the...

Investor group acquires SaaS firm Zendesk for $10.2 bn

Investor group acquires SaaS firm Zendesk for $10.2 bn

Saturday, 25 June 2022 | IANS | San Francisco

Software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform Zendesk has been acquired by a group led by global investment firms Permira and Hellman & Friedman in a $10.2 billion all-cash deal. Under the terms of this agreement, Zendesk shareholders will receive $77.50 per share. The offer represents a premium of approximately 34 per cent over Zendesk's...

NTPC declares commercial op of last part of Kayamkulam Floating Solar PV project

NTPC declares commercial op of last part of Kayamkulam Floating Solar PV project

Saturday, 25 June 2022 | PTI | New Delhi

State-owned NTPC on Friday said it has begun commercial operations of the last part capacity of 35 MW out of 92 MW Kayamkulam Floating Solar PV Project at Kayamkulam, Kerala. The company in a regulatory filing said that the Kayamkulam Floating Solar PV Project was declared on Commercial Operation with...

HCL Tech opens new global delivery centre in Vancouver

Saturday, 25 June 2022 | PTI | New Delhi

 Indian IT services company HCL Technologies on Friday announced the opening of its new delivery centre in Vancouver, Canada.  The centre will “significantly” expand the company’s presence in the country to serve clients primarily in the hi-tech industry, HCL Tech said in a statement.  Announcing the opening of the new delivery centre,...

Govt re-advertises top post of oil regulator

Saturday, 25 June 2022 | PTI | New Delhi

 The government has for a second time in as many years re-advertised the post of chairman of oil and gas regulator PNGRB, which has been lying vacant since December 2020. The oil ministry this week issued an advertisement inviting applications for the post of chairman of the Petroleum and Natural Gas...

Automobiles to be accorded ‘Star Ratings' based on performance in crash tests: Gadkari

Saturday, 25 June 2022 | PTI | New Delhi

To boost road safety in India, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said the new car assessment program -- Bharat NCAP, proposes a mechanism wherein automobiles in India shall be accorded 'Star Ratings' based upon their performance in crash tests. In a series of tweets, Gadkari said the Bharat New Car...

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