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US criticises India's data localisation norms, draft e-commerce policy

"India has recently promulgated a number of data localisation requirements that would serve as significant barriers to digital trade between the US and India," the US Trade Representative's 2019 National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers said.

Flipkart is the most preferred workplace in India, say LinkedIn rankings

The list analysed billions of data points generated by LinkedIn's over 610 million members around the world to come up with a blended score used to rank the winners in each geography.


Rupee weakens 23 paise to 73.79 against US dollar in early trade

On Monday, the rupee had settled 24 paise lower at 73.56 against the US dollar due to steady capital outflows and strengthening of the American currency.

PSU sponsors insist on holding equity while doing nothing for us: Leo Puri

In an interview with The Indian Express, Leo Puri, who earlier made his mark in McKinsey and Warburg Pincus, spoke about the issues before the UTI group which manages assets worth over Rs 3.74 lakh crore.

Telecom players seek roll-out of rules for 'ease of doing business'

DIPP secretary said that the government is now strictly looking to push Indian companies under 'Make in India', 'Start-up India' and taking action on tenders that are overlooking them.

How to help your employees ride the new wave of learning

It is of utmost essentiality to set specific quantitative metrics which help employees understand their potentiality.


WhatsApp Business, a stand-alone app, to be available soon, hints company

Messaging platform WhatsApp is getting ready to roll out its Business stand-alone app, as its website reveals a new FAQ about how business accounts can be set up.

Facebook introduces business solutions that help SMEs connect to global mobile economy

Facebook has introduced four new cross-border solutions to help businesses connect to the new mobile economy globally, including in India.

Ease of doing business: State govt proposes labour reforms

The Centra government has also proposed to add a new section in the Act for raising any dispute related to retrenchment or dismissal from service within three years only.

Foreign Portfolio Investors pull out Rs 11,392 cr in September

Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) have turned big sellers in the stock market. FPIs have pulled out Rs 11,392 crore in September amid expectations of a rate hike by the US Federal Reserve and slowdown in India’s economy.

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'Fan' Kajol launches Ashwin Sanghi's book at JLF 2016

Jaipur, Jan 23 (ANI): Bollywood actress Kajol was present at the launch of Indian writer Ashwin Sanghi's latest book, The Sialkot Saga, at Jaipur Literature Festival 2016. The world's largest free festival of its kind, the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival has been described as the 'greatest literary show on earth'. The festival that began on 21st January will conclude on January 25.

WB is on the 'ease of doing business matrix today': Mukesh Ambani

Kolkata, Jan 08 (ANI): While addressing at the Bengal Global Business Summit in Kolkata, the chairman of Reliance Industries, Mukesh Ambani on Friday said that West Bengal is one of the top Indian states on the 'ease of doing business matrix today'. He also said that it's a platform to bring together everyone who has a stake in the development of the state.


WB has capability to take on bigger business challenges: Jaitley

Kolkata, Jan 08 (ANI) : Asserting that West Bengal has capability and readiness to take on bigger and greater business challenges with an aim to fulfill aspirations, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said more investments will lead to greater revenues, jobs, more manufacturing power and better infrastructure. Jaitley, who was speaking at the 2016 Global Business Summit, said the economy of any country or state needs investments to grow. The Summit received participation from 20 countries including UK, Japan, USA, Singapore, Australia, China, Malaysia, Taiwan, Israel, Spain, Belarus, Czech Republic, Korea, Luxembourg and neighbouring countries like Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan.