Tamil Nadu rejects Sterlite’s plea to renew consent to operate plant

Amid protests demanding closure of Vedanta’s Sterlite Copper unit in Tuticorin district, the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) on Tuesday said it has rejected the company’s application seeking renewal of consent to operate the plant. TNPC Board norms were not “properly fulfilled,” by Sterlite, Mohammed Nazimuddin, TNPCB chairman said More...

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By Loknath Das On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
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Chanda Kochhar, family’s links to Videocon group date back to at least 2001

Chanda Kochhar and six members of the Kochhar family held shares in a little-known firm called Credential Finance Ltd, along with Videocon group, at least as far back as 2001, regulatory filings show. Three of More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, March 24th, 2018
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Over 68,000 companies registered since GST rollout: Corporate affairs minister

More than 68,000 companies have been registered in eight months following the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, Union Minister PP Chaudhary said on Friday. GST, the country’s biggest More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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Micromax eyes Artificial Intelligence with its latest investment

Micromax on Monday announced investing in a consumer technology and artificial intelligence-focused startup ‘OneLabs’. One Labs has developed ‘inOne’ platform which provides access to apps across multiple More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, March 5th, 2018
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Job Seekers Can Now Apply to Your Facebook Job Posting Right from the Site

If you are looking for a job, you can now use Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) to search and apply at local businesses directly on the site in more than 40 countries around the world. Job Seekers Can Now Apply to Jobs on More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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The Top 25 Companies With The Most Work-From-Home Positions

FlexJobs recently identified the 25 companies that posted the most “work-from-anywhere” job listings throughout 2017. These positions offered either a full-time or part-time schedule and didn’t require any More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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Michael Gove warns water companies over ‘concerning’ behaviour

Michael Gove has called for a crackdown on excessive executive pay and offshore financial arrangements within water companies, warning that concern about corporate behaviour could grow if customers face a hosepipe More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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The U.N. Human Rights Office Has Identified 206 Companies Linked to Israeli Settlements

New apartments are seen under construction in the Israeli settlement of Har Homa (foreground-L) in East Jerusalem, in front of the West Bank city of Bethlehem (background-R) on Jan. 26, 2017.   Ahmad Gharabli—AFP/Getty More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, December 21st, 2017
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Nicolaus Wolfrum Explains How His Local Small Business Grew Globally on Ebay

Turning a local business into a global business doesn’t have to be as complicated as it sounds. Ecommerce platforms like eBay have actually made that transition fairly seamless for entrepreneurs like Nicolaus More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
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Is Uber a Taxi Company or Not? The EU’s Top Court Will Decide

Photographer: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg Uber Technologies Inc. is set to reach the end of the road in a legal battle over a question that’s reached the European Union’s top court — is the world’s most More...