Business & Economy

Business & Economy

“We are transforming the corporate gifting market” -- Mukul Vashisht, RR Solution

RR Solution adopts responsible business practises where change is the only constant. And right now, with the uncertainty around us, they have transformed their business model to support the present ecosystem in our battle against COVID19

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I, Pencil My Family Tree as told to Leonard E. Read

Leonard E. Read (1898-1983) was a zealous champion of liberty. He founded the Foundation Economic Education in 1946 and headed till his death. ‘I, Pencil’ is his most famous essay. This autobiography of pencil shows how intricately and unknowingly—almost as if guided by the Invisible Hand of market—countless people and processes get involved in the manufacture of something so simple that we don’t think about despite using it. First published in 1958, it gained enormous popularity for simply and beautifully explaining the functioning of free market.

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When two negatives cancel each other

Our political masters didn’t end the lockdown because they wanted to restore our Fundamental Rights but to make the economy function

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Unemployment woes increase because of lockdown

Joblessness continues to rise as firms fire employees amid lockdown

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How local entrepreneurship opens doors for migrant workers

With the constant support of the government, MFI organizations steadily grow not only ensuring income generation but also spreading financial literacy

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Carrying the great legacy forward: Ajay Harinath Singh

His grandfather Harinath Zamindaar Singh comes from Lava lineage. With such a glorious lineage, Singh is passionate for nation-building through strong business models. Hence, he directed to ram up all resources in India and globally to fight the Covid-19 crisis. The launch of testing and antiviral kits reflects his concerns of a social cause in the times of an emergency due to the pandemic. DPGC, with over Rs 41,000 crore network and 19 associate companies, operates in 11 countries.

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Noida Authority slashes interest rates to help builders deliver pending projects faster

The move will help real estate developers deliver pending projects faster.

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Only 20.26 lakh out of 8 crore migrants received promised food grain, shows govt data

In the mid of May, as part of the Rs 20 lakh crore Atma Nirbhar Bharat package, the Modi government had announced that migrant labourers who have not been facilitated by the National Food Security Act (NFSA) or any state-run PDS scheme, will receive free food grains for two months.

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Petrol, diesel prices hiked by 60 paise per litre for 2nd straight day

After the revision, petrol will now cost Rs 72.46 per litre as against Rs 71.86 on Sunday, while diesel price has gone up to Rs 70.59 per litre from Rs 69.99, according to a price notification of state oil marketing companies.

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India's unemployment rate continues to rise after firms fire employees amid lockdown

Media organisations such as The Times of India, News Nation and The Quint have also laid off employees despite of Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking public and private employers not to lay off their workers or cut their salaries. Sources have also said that ET Panache and Bombay Times are all set to merge and that ET Panache has asked its 50% staff to go on leave.

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KKR to invest Rs 11,367 crore in Jio Platforms

RIL on Friday announced that KKR will invest Rs 11,367 crore in Jio Platforms and it will translate to 2.32 per cent equity stake in Reliance’s digital services platform.

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FM Sitharaman to address the nation at 4 pm today

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be announcing details of the Rs. 20 lakh crore relief package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday in an address to the nation. The package will include reforms in some existing land and labour laws besides additional liquidity support to jumpstart the bruised economy.

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