Daily Archives: June 25, 2019
Amazon has doubled its Prime subscriber base in India in the last 18 months, with a record number of new customers joining the subscription programme in the last 12 months, Prime’s India head Akshay Sahi said. Prime was launched in India in 2016. It has quickly emerged as one of the key drivers of sales for the local arm of the Seattle-based e-commerce giant.
A panel constituted by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to suggest measures to develop micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) has proposed a Rs 10,000-crore government fund. The idea is that this will support venture capital and private equity funds investing in the MSME sector.
The housing ministry on Tuesday announced to advance the deadline for delivering one crore houses under PM Awas Yojna (PMAY) in urban areas by almost two years to 2020.The government had set the 2022 deadline for PMAY.
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas are enjoying their days in Paris. Pictures and videos of the couple have been doing rounds the internet. And now, the duo was spotted in the city as they stepped out for an outing.
Italy reached the Women’s World Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 1991 after beating China 2-0 in Montpellier on Tuesday. A 15th-minute tap in from Valentina Giacinti and substitute Aurora Galli’s fierce drive three minutes after the break saw Milena Bertolini’s side match their best ever run in the competition nearly three decades ago.
David Warner may not have been his usual self in some of Australia’s World Cup games despite leading the run chart, but skipper Aaron Finch Tuesday backed his opening partner, saying the pitches used “demanded respect”.
It was reminiscent of the Australian swagger of yore as Aaron Finch’s pacers bossed arch-rivals England on their way to the World Cup semifinals with a 64-run victory on Tuesday. Australia became the first team to reach the semifinals of the mega event.