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RBI MPC unanimously holds interest rates, here's good and bad news

RBI MPC unanimously holds interest rates, here's good and bad news

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India that has been constantly dropping interest rates in wake of Covid pandemic took a break on Thursday by announcing a hold on interest rates. The Monetary policy committee analyzed several economic factors across a three-day meeting held from 4-6 August and announced ...

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Decoded: How coronavirus attacks passengers on trains

Decoded: How coronavirus attacks passengers on trains

London: Next time you are travelling via train, make sure your seat location, travel time and social distancing is just right to minimise infection if a Covid-19 patient is present in the coach.Scientists from the University of Southampton and colleagues have for the first time detailed the chances ...

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August Sovereign Gold: Window opens today, costs Rs 657 more, subscribe?

August Sovereign Gold: Window opens today, costs Rs 657 more, subscribe?

Mumbai: The Sovereign Gold bond scheme for the month of August is here.  The Reserve Bank of India in a notification on Friday shared details on the 2020-21 Series V Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme.  The subscription opens with the trading window fixed for August 3 - 7 2020.  In its notifi...

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Amid Covid, sense of normalcy bounces back fast: Study

Amid Covid, sense of normalcy bounces back fast: Study

New York:The Covid-19 pandemic brought unprecedented uncertainty and stress but even amid the turmoil and the new pressures of work-from-home and home-schooling, millions of people were able to keep calm and carry on with the demands of the moment, say researchers.The study, published in the Journal...

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Brokerages expect sub-7K net profit, 6.0 GRM in RIL Q1

Brokerages expect sub-7K net profit, 6.0 GRM in RIL Q1

New Delhi: An analysis of estimates by 12 brokerages show that expectations for Reliance Industries Limiteds (RIL) net profit for the quarter ended June 2020 ranges from Rs 4,600 crore to Rs 8,083 crore.The average estimate of the 12 brokerage houses stands at Rs 6,994 crore for the June 2020 quarte...

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Haldiram family feud spills out after stores break-in

Haldiram family feud spills out after stores break-in

Kolkata: Haldiram's Kolkata food chain owner Mahesh Agarwal's death in Singapore in April has triggered a serious tussle within the family over the property, according to sources.The tussle broke out in open when Agarwal's two Kolkata stores were targeted by miscreants, reportedly encouraged by a se...

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Covid to push businesses to adopt more robotic automation

Covid to push businesses to adopt more robotic automation

Bengaluru: About 48 per cent of businesses around the world will increase Robotic Process Automation (RPA) adoption due to Covid-19, show results of a survey.Companies are increasingly using RPA and other intelligent automation technologies to address new business and market pressures stemming from ...

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Silver, Gold, or Books? What Jayalalithaa owned

Silver, Gold, or Books? What Jayalalithaa owned

Chennai: Tamil Nadu's late Chief Minister and AIADMK General Secretary J. Jayalalithaa had over 4 kg of gold items and over 600 kg of silver articles, apart from other items, in her residence Veda Nilayam, as per the Ordinance issued to take it over for a memorial.According to the Ordinance, a total...

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Job security fears major reason for low housing demand

Job security fears major reason for low housing demand

New Delhi: With widespread layoffs and pay cuts across sectors, concerns regarding job security and wage reduction have emerged as a major deterrent for prospective home buyers from making the deal and buying an apartment of their own, according to a survey by JLL.The survey on home buyers' preferen...

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PepsiCo India has grown exponentially to emerge as one of the largest F&B companies in India

PepsiCo India has grown exponentially to emerge as one of the largest F&B companies in India

New Delhi: Vishal Kaul, Vice President & Business Head, Beverages, PepsiCo India and Dilen Gandhi, Senior Director and Category Head of Foods, PepsiCo India in an interview with IANS outline the exponential growth recorded by Pepsico in its three decades of operations in India, PepsiCo Indi...

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