‘Positive’ response from users, industry so far: TikTok parent

New Delhi: A top executive at the Chinese company that owns TikTok said it received an “overwhelmingly positive” response from the video app’s users as well as Internet and mobile associations in India, after the Madras High Court temporarily banned its downloads. Helena Lersch, director of global public policy at ByteDance, said also the More...

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By Loknath Das On Sunday, March 24th, 2019
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Jet Airways needs around Rs 10,000 crore worth of infusion: Industry insiders

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: A proposed infusion of Rs 1,000 crore into Jet AirwaysNSE 3.43 %may prove to be “too little too late” to save the airline as it might require at least Rs 10,000 crore to stay More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, January 7th, 2019
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Kannada film industry raids lead to seizure of Rs 11-crore undisclosed assets: I-T dept

Bengaluru: The Income Tax Department Sunday said the searches conducted on various persons and entities in the Kannada cinema industry, including top actors, resulted in the seizure of undisclosed assets valued More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
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Why stuntwomen are angry about ‘wigging’ – and are changing the industry from within

woman is doubled over on a platform, clutching her stomach. She screams, then flops 4.5 metres (15ft) on to a giant airbag. To my left, a dozen people are darting through a maze of cardboard boxes, yelling and More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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The Six Reasons The Fitness Industry Is Booming

According to the IHRSA (International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association), the $30 billion health and fitness industry in the U.S. has been growing by at least 3 – 4% annually for the last ten years More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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Indian realty to become trillion dollar industry by 2030: KPMG

MUMBAI, SEPT 27 The Indian real estate sector will be a $1 trillion (72 lakh crore) industry by 2030, becoming the third largest globally, propelled by affordable housing, co-working spaces and a transparent More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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Cotton output may crimp textile industry

Boosting output India needs to maintain its edge in cotton production   –  Kamal Narang Huge investments are required in technology and agronomic practices of cotton production to aid the textile More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, July 13th, 2018
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Indian industry must up its tech ante

Tech surge: The rapid technological changes will make the advantages of cheap labour obsolete   –  iStockphoto Rapid tech changes are transforming manufacturing processes and India Inc must upgrade More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, July 13th, 2018
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IoT revolutionizing the staffing industry

Looking back on the ten years of the Indian staffing industry, it is notable how it has bloomed against all odds and become the backbone of millions of businesses. When the staffing industry came into existence, More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, July 13th, 2018
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Commercial Vehicle industry sales to grow by 9-11% in current fiscal: Icra

Domestic commercial vehicle (CV) industry is expected to grow in the range of 9-11 percent this fiscal, driven by pick up in the infrastructure projects and industrial activity, as per a report by ratings agency More...