SpiceJet to operate flights to Ras Al Khaimah in UAE from four Indian cities

New Delhi, Jul 11 (PTI) SpiceJet mentioned on Saturday it’s going to operate flights from four Indian cities to Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE between July 12 and July 26 for eligible “ICA-approved UAE residents”. The ICA stands for the UAE’s Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship. A passenger having a sound residency allow […]

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Opinion | PE investments expected to bounce back from covid-19 shock: Bain & Co

After a file yr in 2019, non-public fairness investments in H1 2020 have been smooth at about $13 billion (excluding investments in Jio), which marked a 40% decline in contrast to H1 2019. Investment actions witnessed a sharper decline within the second quarter (Q2) versus the primary (Q1), as investor sentiment remained muted due to […]

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What history tells us about pandemics and interest rates

A current research by professors of economics Òscar Jordà, Sanjay R. Singh, and Alan M. Taylor revealed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), analyses the lengthy financial hangover of pandemics. In this evaluation, the authors take a world view of the macroeconomic penalties of pandemics throughout numerous European economies. Findings present that whereas the fast […]

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Opinion | On the proportionality of Aarogya Setu

According to virologists covid-19 can transmit in two methods – by direct person-to-person transmission by inhalation of droplets or aerosols carrying the virus, or by inadvertently selecting up droplets from contaminated surfaces. For the former the precise dependence of an infection danger on proximity is as but unmodelled, however it’s believed that the person-to-person distance […]

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Mass layoffs brewing in IT sector amid uncertainties

BENGALURU : The information technology (IT) trade is shedding hundreds of staff throughout the globe, together with in India, on grounds of non-performance, lack of initiatives and rightsizing the workforce as strain mounts on companies due to an unsure enterprise atmosphere. Global IT firms have progressively decreased their headcount in final two years as they […]

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‘Sustainable growth while managing the risks associated with digital is key’

PayPal has made its presence felt in the digital funds house with over 20 years and 200 markets underneath its belt. In an interview with Mint, Anupam Pahuja, managing director, PayPal India, talked about how the firm discovered its area of interest in India and what the future holds for digital funds. Edited excerpts: How […]

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Unacademy acquires PrepLadder for $50 million

MUMBAI: Facebook-backed on-line studying platform Unacademy has acquired ed-tech startup PrepLadder for $50 million. The Chandigarh-based startup primarily offers preparatory assist with medical entrance exams. The acquisition highlights how ed-tech startups are favourites of traders in present instances. In the primary six months of 2020, enterprise capital traders pumped in $795 million within the phase […]

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Amazon shares advance deeper into record territory, analysts can’t keep up

Amazon.com Inc. rallied on Monday, with the inventory extending a current advance deeper into record territory and topping $3,000 for the primary time. Shares rose as a lot as 4.8% to the touch $3,030.30, and had been on monitor for his or her fourth straight every day achieve. The inventory is up greater than 12% […]

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Opinion | Accelerating workforce intelligence amidst covid-19

The unfold of covid-19 has created an awesome impact on companies and society impacting skilled and private lives alike, of people in some ways. Many organizations have stepped up efforts and are attempting to ramp up manufacturing of important items and commodities whereas following security and hygiene pointers. The a number of extensions of covid-19 […]

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BJP-Cong next battle: PAC may take up scrutiny of PM CARES Fund

NEW DELHI: In what might result in one other political slugfest between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) may take up scrutiny of the PM CARES Fund. The PAC, chaired by Congress chief in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, will meet on Friday to debate and take into account […]

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