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Covid-Impact: 16 percent of CCD outlets shut down in 3 months

Covid-Impact: 16 percent of CCD outlets shut down in 3 months

Bengaluru: The Covid pandemic has resulted in desi brand Cafe Coffee Day shutting down as many as 16 percent of its active outlets.In a report, the company said it had shut down 280 of the 1,752 previously reported outlets during the months of April-June.Besides the understandable Covid-impact, Coff...

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EPFO enrolments grew 3x in May, yet to reach Feb highs

EPFO enrolments grew 3x in May, yet to reach Feb highs

Mumbai: Retirement fund body Employees Provident Fund Organization on Monday reported data that showed a 3x growth in net-enrolments for the month of May.For the month of May, net new enrolments rose to 3.2 lakhs from 1 lakh in April 2020.Net new enrolments sunk to 5.7 lakhs in Mar'2020 from 10.2 la...

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Jobless engineer cheats hapless victims promising fake Covid-cure

Jobless engineer cheats hapless victims promising fake Covid-cure

Hyderabad: The Panjagutta and Banjara Hills Police teams have cracked a case involving a 25 year old who has been accused of cheating over 200 victims desperate of a Covid-cure.The youth from Ponugutivalasa, originally hailing from Rajam of Srikakulam district, was a jobless hardware engineer.At lea...

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Frustrated by multiple OTTs? Here's how JioTv Plus can help

Frustrated by multiple OTTs? Here's how JioTv Plus can help

2020 could be a good year for movie-buffs. With most movie-chains and multiplexes closed, OTTs have taken on the challenge to keep all of us entertained. And, they have seemingly done some good work.However, in recent times, one subscription does not suffice. For instance, that favorite trailer of y...

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Subset of 130 powerful profiles hacked in Twitter bitcoin spoof

Subset of 130 powerful profiles hacked in Twitter bitcoin spoof

The recent bitcoin-spoof involving the global-elite and billionaires could see more names popping. On Thursday, Twitter estimated a subset of 130 accounts as probably hacked in its latest bitcoin-spoofing hack.Initially it was reported that hackers gained access to Twitter's backdoors by tapping int...

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Virtual AGMs: No more special pampering for shareholders

Virtual AGMs: No more special pampering for shareholders

With annual general meetings of all corporate firms going online, the investor community may have something to rue. The list mainly includes retail shareholders and those one-day "nawabs and sultans" who were used to getting pampered at such occassions.With listed companies holding their AGMs online...

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Bill Gates believes India will end world's quest for Covid vaccine

Bill Gates believes India will end world's quest for Covid vaccine

Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates believes the world's quest for a Covid vaccine could be answered by India.  The 64 year old billionaire in a documentary shot for Dicovery Plus - 'Covid 19: India's war against the Virus' praised India saying it was the place for a lot...

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Celeb-Twitter accounts spoofed in major bitcoin scam

Celeb-Twitter accounts spoofed in major bitcoin scam

Former US President Barack Obama, Former Vice President Joe Biden, billionaires - Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Mike Bloomberg, celebrity couple Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West, as well as corporate Twitter accounts of Uber and Apple were reportedly involved in a simultaneous socially-re-eng...

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RIL's first VC AGM: 5 key highlights from Mukesh Ambani & team

RIL's first VC AGM: 5 key highlights from Mukesh Ambani & team

Mumbai: RIL's 2020 AGM will go in history books as its first video-conference AGM that attracted the attention of scores of shareholders. 3.07 lakh shareholders from 41 countries across the world and scores of well-wishers including journalists joined the 43rd AGM as Mukesh Ambani and his team expla...

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Work From Anywhere: SBI's strategy to save a thousand crores

Work From Anywhere: SBI's strategy to save a thousand crores

Mumbai: The State Bank of India with nearly 25,000 branches has found itself a new strategy to help save thousands of crores - work from anywhere.At the recently concluded 65th AGM, Chairman and Managing Director Rajnish Kumar revealed the bank's renewed focus on cost optimization, rationalization a...

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