Pranav Mukul

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Submit plan for required funds: Govt to Air India
Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Apart from the plan to review airline’s operations, the Air India-specific Alternate Mechanism headed by Union Minister Arun Jaitley will review the situation of the carrier’s disinvestment, which has been put on hold for now.

Amazon India cuts seller fees across categories effective July 15
Wed, Jun 20, 2018

The fee revision will be effective July 15 and comes at a time when the e-commerce company is facing intense competition from its rival Flipkart, which is in process of being acquired by US-based retail giant Walmart.

Consumer tech firms lap up e-payment cos in data quest
Mon, Jun 18, 2018

The key prompter is a potential goldmine into users' financial preferences and behaviour that these e-payment platforms have on offer, alongside the acquirer getting to leverage a fully-functional payments platform.

Passenger safety: AAIB for flying professionals at key posts in non-scheduled operators
Tue, Jun 12, 2018

In September 2013, the Bell Helicopter model 212 departed from Juhu airport for Aurangabad with three passengers and two crew members on board and crashed about 37 minutes after taking off.

Rahul Chari interview: ‘Can leverage Walmart to increase our B2B penetration’
Mon, Jun 11, 2018

Rahul Chari says interview that while banks will continue to be the gatekeepers of funds, there is an opportunity for fintech companies and the banks to jointly bring new products to market.

‘Sharing’ user data: Govt asks Facebook for explanation
Fri, Jun 08, 2018

Facebook is already under fire for the data breach incident involving UK-based data analytics and political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica.

Government monitoring Facebook’s ‘data sharing’
Wed, Jun 06, 2018

The social media company is already under fire for the data breach incident involving UK-based data analytics and political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica.

Why no one wants Air India
Tue, Jun 05, 2018

On March 31, as the deadline for submitting Expressions of Interest ran out, there were no bidders for India’s flag carrier. The government’s terms — including retention of 24% stake — are likely to have been a deterrent.

Air India arm plans MRO unit in Muscat, to service other carriers’ aircraft too
Thu, May 31, 2018

Will be part of AIESL’s overseas expansion plan under which it first opened international branch in Sharjah, UAE.

Foreign carriers returning to Indian skies as traffic soars
Wed, May 30, 2018

India's international air passenger traffic has more than doubled in the last ten years to 65.47 million in 2017-18 (April-March).

To match data surge, NIC rolls out first data centre in East India
Tue, May 29, 2018

Set up at a cost of Rs 200 crore; IT services backbone to add 800 people to its current staff of 4,500 over the next year.

Dharmendra Pradhan: ‘Bringing petroleum products under GST part of govt strategy’
Tue, May 29, 2018

Petrol and diesel prices continued the upward trend for the 15th consecutive day on Monday, even as global crude oil prices receded from record high levels.

Bringing petroleum products under GST part of strategy to control price hike: Dharmendra Pradhan
Mon, May 28, 2018

Petrol and diesel prices continued their upward trend for the 15th consecutive day on Monday, even as global crude oil prices receded from record high levels.

Ravi Shankar Prasad: ‘Digital India has become a mass movement in 4 years’
Mon, May 28, 2018

Ravi Shankar Prasad said that digital health and literacy are areas where work needs to be accelerated.

Four years of Modi government — Aviation: Small airports come on the map; AI sale key goal
Sun, May 27, 2018

While the aviation ministry has issued draft charter for passenger rights, policy on drones has been stuck for 4 years

Fact check: Arunachal Pradesh’s first commercial flight didn’t land Monday, but in 1980s
Thu, May 24, 2018

Before new service launched Monday, Vayudoot flights in 1980s-90s

Four years of Modi government — Telecom and IT: Digital push reaches Bharat; telecom stress remains
Thu, May 24, 2018

The Last Lap: 118 mobile making units added since May 2014; 5 lakh jobs created in electronics manufacturing so far.

After ICAO audit, DGCA tasked with licensing traffic control operators
Wed, May 23, 2018

At present, licensing, certification of ATCOs are done by the AAI, which handles the air navigation services.

Framework to boost competitiveness of Made in India electronics likely next month
Mon, May 21, 2018

The framework includes efforts to improve the ease of doing business for electronic manufacturers and address concerns such as cost of financing, logistics, and bringing the entire supply chain ecosystem of production to India.

Ashish Tandon interview: ‘Land acquisition hurdles, financial bodies’ scepticism keeping pvt players at bay’
Mon, May 21, 2018

managing director of French engineering company Egis’s Indian unit, says that while a delay in projects due to the aforementioned roadblocks may not be a huge problem for the government, it renders the investment unviable for a private party.

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