Daily Archives: January 13, 2020
Hours after BuzzFeed News’ editor-in-chief Ben Smith posted a tweet quoting him on the CAA, Microsoft’s global CEO Satya Nadella issued a more nuanced statement on the subject. “I’m shaped by my Indian heritage. My hope is for an India where an immigrant can aspire to found a prosperous start-up or lead a MNC benefitting the economy at large,” he Nadella said.
Oyo founder Ritesh Agarwal has told staff that the focus of the company is on profitability as it is looks to balance “the speed of our growth with our operational capabilities” along with driving governance and leveraging technology to improve operations.
Retail inflation rose to a 65-month high in December on the back of soaring vegetable prices as food inflation hit an over 6-year high, prompting economists to predict that the RBI will continue with its pause on interest rates. Date by NSO showed retail inflation rose to an over 5 year-high of 7.4% in December, higher than the previous month’s 5.5%.
Ishaan Khatter who was last seen in Shashank Khaitan’s ‘Dhadak’ is currently gearing up for his next titled ‘Khaali Peeli’. The film has been the talk of the town since the announcement. It stars Ananya Panday as the female lead. This is the first time they will be sharing the screen space and the audience is eagerly waiting to watch their on-screen chemistry.
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Monday ordered an investigation into alleged violations of competition law by India’s largest online retailers Amazon and Flipkart. The allegations include exclusive launch of mobile phones, preferred sellers on the marketplaces, deep discounting and preferential listing/promotion of private labels.
The rule was aimed primarily at improving the corporate governance structure of listed companies. It wanted to separate the board and the management of the top 500 listed companies. In most of the developed world, the board of the company and the management are separate where the board oversees the management.