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Award for industrialist Vikram Kirloskar

Award for industrialist Vikram Kirloskar

Bengaluru: The Indian Institute of Metals on Wednesday conferred the IIM-JRD Tata award 2020 on Toyota Kirloskar Motor India's Vice Chairman Vikram Kirloskar in recognition of his service to the country through excellence in corporate leadership in metallurgical industries.In a digital event, the aw...

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NCC, Karur Vysya among top 'Jhunjhunwala' stocks to surge post budget

NCC, Karur Vysya among top 'Jhunjhunwala' stocks to surge post budget

Mumbai: As the domestic equity market has accentuated its bull run post the Union Budget, stocks with investments from the big bull of the Indian stock market, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, have too have made it bigger in the past couple of weeks.Stocks like NCC and Karur Vysya Bank have gained well over 20 ...

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NTPC starts disbursal of compensation to families of deceased U'khand workers

NTPC starts disbursal of compensation to families of deceased U'khand workers

New Delhi: NTPC has started releasing compensation to the families of Uttarakhand workers who lost their lives in the floods that hit the state on February 7.The first cheque of Rs 20 lakh was handed over to Vimala Devi, wife of late Narendra Ji of Tapovan Vihar on February 15. A team from NTPC led ...

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1.83 cr pregnant women claimed benefits under PMMVY: Irani

1.83 cr pregnant women claimed benefits under PMMVY: Irani

New Delhi: The government on Thursday said that a total of 1.83 crore pregnant women have claimed benefits under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) from 2018-19 till January 29 this year.Replying to an unstarred question in Rajya Sabha by Pratap Singh Bajwa about the details of the total nu...

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Twitter ends 2020 with record 192M daily users

Twitter ends 2020 with record 192M daily users

San Francisco: Twitter ended 2020 with 192 million daily users, up 27 per cent (year-over-year) with growth from product improvements reaching an all-time high in 2020, the company has announced.The micro-blogging platform reported a record revenue of $1.3 billion in the 2020 holiday quarter, up 28 ...

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'India requires effective, automated waste management model'

'India requires effective, automated waste management model'

New Delhi: As environmental concerns gain prominence amid the pandemic, Abhay Deshpande, founder of Recykal, has said that the country requires an effective and automated waste management model.He has also recommended the implementation of 'deposit return system' to boost waste recycling in the coun...

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'India may miss 5G bus': Parl panel lambasts lack of preparedness

'India may miss 5G bus': Parl panel lambasts lack of preparedness

New Delhi: As 5G dreams eludes Indians despite the government's emphasis on technology and fifth generation connectivity, the Standing Committee on Information Technology has raised concerns that India "may miss the 5G bus" due to inadequate availability of spectrum, high spectrum prices, low fiberi...

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Most sought-after job that pays to sleep is back: Earn Rs 10L & be the best Sleep Intern!

Most sought-after job that pays to sleep is back: Earn Rs 10L & be the best Sleep Intern!

Bengaluru: Ever heard of a job that pays to sleep? We bet you have, after Bengaluru-based sleep and home solutions company, Wakefit.co, created a viral sensation with its Sleep Internship initiative in 2020.A year later, the world has faced a pandemic, and sleep has somehow taken a backseat again am...

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Adidas supports Ooty based Indian Track Federation through Hi-Energy Challenge

Adidas supports Ooty based Indian Track Federation through Hi-Energy Challenge

New Delhi: The world is a different place as we know it. Athletes and consumers are now adapting and redefining the way they play sport. The year gone by has left many feeling uncertain, anxious and low on energy. Adidas with the launch of their greatest running shoe ever -- ULTRABOOST 21, has annou...

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HCL Tech announces Rs 700 cr one-time bonus for employees

HCL Tech announces Rs 700 cr one-time bonus for employees

New Delhi: HCL Technologies (HCL) on Monday announced to issue a one-time special bonus worth over Rs 700 crore to employees around the world in recognition of its recent milestone of crossing the $10 billion mark in revenue for 2020."Achieving this historic milestone in technology, business and eng...

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