The all-India strike by central trade unions affecting trade, transport, key manufacturing facilities and banking services may cause an estimated loss of Rs 16,000-18,000 Cr to the country’s economy. Normal life in various parts of the country was partly affected today by the one-day strike by trade unions with banking, transport and coal mining being among the most impacted.
Snapdeal says that the hubs will provide one-touch facility to sellers as all processes from receipt of stocks, quality inspection, preparation for dispatch and return handling will be done for designated orders under one roof. The investment in infrastructure will add 1 million sq ft space for the company. Snapdeal’s logistics hubs are a owned by Vulcan Express, a wholly owned subsidiary.
Dropbox is now adding a document scanner for receipts, whiteboards, and more. A business account would allow searching through scanned documents. Microsoft Office will also be better synced, allowing users to create new Word, PowerPoint and Excel files, from the Dropbox app itself. The company had announced going profitable, a week back.
The capacity of IITs will be enhanced by over six lakh and more than 5000 new ITIs will be created. At the First Meeting of Governing Council of National Skill Development Mission, attended by three Chief Ministers and a number of union ministers, Modi stressed the need for proper skill mapping and identification of the future requirements for skills.
This will help them tap this avenue for raising funds as also to give an easier exit opportunity to their existing investors including from abroad. The platform is aimed at providing easier exit options for angel investors, domestic and foreign venture capital funds and private equity players, who have invested in over 3,000 startups, including in new technology space, in India.
The book is made up of disclosure documents that sellers give to buyers to allow them to intelligently prepare a bid. Yahoo mentioned that revenue in 2016 will drop by 15% and earnings by 20%.TAC are expected to decline from $4.B in 2014 and $4.B in 2015. Earnings before depreciation, taxes and amortization are moving from $1.4B in 2014 and just below $1B in 2015 to $750M in 2016.
MyGov.in has launched a contest in partnership with NITI Aayog and the United Nations in India to recognise women who have contributed to the betterment of society. The contest is focused on the theme of ‘Women Transforming India’. It is inviting stories of women who have made a difference in the social and cultural fields, environment and economics. The winner of the contest, which is on until March 31, will be decided by a jury constituted by NITI Aayog. The winners may also have a chance to interact directly with the policy-makers in the government.
Brazilian police arrested a senior Facebook executive as a dispute escalated over a court’s demand that the company provide data from its WhatsApp messaging service to help in a secretive drug-trafficking investigation.
In view of increasing cybercrime cases, CBI is mulling setting up a special branch in Mumbai to probe such offences. Director Anil Sinha said CBI in Mumbai has unearthed several scams like the Harshad Mehta scam, Telgi fake stamp paper scam, Adarsh Housing society scam and so on. He added, there is also a need to expand the definition of corruption as offenders are adopting new ways of indulging in graft.
A student of Delhi University’s, FMS has bagged a placement in an international company with a pay package of Rs 1.02 Cr. It is the highest in the history of the institution.