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  • Saturday, November, 2021| Today's Market | Current Time: 07:04:39
  • R K Upadhyay appointed the new BSNL chief

    The government on Saturday finally appointed Rakesh Kumar Upadhyay as the Chairman and Managing Director of telecom giant BSNL. “He (Upadhyay) will join office (of BSNL chief) today,” DoT Secretary R Chandrashekhar told the news agency. However, no decision regarding the appointment of chief of MTNL, another public sector telecom major, has been taken, he […]

    Profit-booking pulls down Sensex by 466 points

    Profit-booking by operators and investors on fears of hike in interest rates by Reserve Bank Of India, coupled with persistent selling by foreign institutional investors pulled down the BSE benchmark Sensex by 466 points during the week. The key index dropped to lowest level in more than a week as high inflation stoked macroeconomic problems […]

    Infosys appoints K V Kamath as chairman; Shibulal to be CEO

    In a major top-level management restructuring, India’s second largest software firm Infosys on Saturday named veteran banker K V Kamath as the new chairman to succeed founder N R Narayana Murthy, who retires in August. The over USD 6-billion Infosys Technologies has also appointed current CEO S Gopalakrishnan as the Executive co-Chairman and promoted COO […]

    India, Morocco sign MoU to expand trade

    India and Morocco have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to expand bilateral and economic cooperation. The MOU was signed during the 4th session of the India -Morocco Joint Commission Meeting in New Delhi. Co-chairing the meeting, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma expressed satisfaction over the expanding trade and investment between the two countries. […]

    Asian countries need to address growing gender inequality in labour market says ILo

    Asian countries, including India, need to address the growing gender inequality in the labour market by increasing quality employment options for women. The ILO report released today ahead of World Labour Day said 45 percent of the vast productive potential of Asian women remains untapped, compared to just 19 percent of men. The largest gender […]

    Sensex down by 156 pts in evening trade

    Extending its losses for the fifth day in a row, the Sensex at the Bombay Stock Exchange declined 156 points, or 0.8 percent, to 19,136, today, on sustained selling by investors, amid worries of an interest rate hike by the Reserve Bank. The Nifty at the National Stock Exchange shed 36 points, or 0.6 percent, […]

    CREDAI to hold consultative process with Kamal Nath

    The Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India (CREDAI) will start a consultative process with Union Minister of Urban Development Kamal Nath next week, CREDAI President Lalit Kumar Jain on Friday. “Minister Nath has agreed to hold the consultative dialogue from next week in the process of improving the working scenario between developers and […]

    Asia needs to improve employment options for women: ADB

    Asian countries, including India, need to address the growing gender inequality in the labour market by increasing quality employment options for women, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) said in a report on Friday. The report, titled “Women and Labour Markets in Asia: Rebalancing for Gender Equality”, noted that although […]