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India will drive the growth in global energy demand: Dharmendra Pradhan

Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Shri Dharmendra Pradhan has said that India is all for a reasonable and responsive pricing of crude. Speaking at Swarajya Webiner Event on Aatmanirbhar Bharat today, he said that gone are the days of monopoly, and the producers should take into account …

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ADB, India sign $50 million loan to boost West Bengal’s digital platforms

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India here today signed a $50 million policy-based loan to improve financial management procedures and operational efficiencies aimed at achieving more fiscal savings, promote informed decision making, and improve service delivery in the state of West Bengal. The signatories to the …

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Global Streaming Service Starz Launches Premium Direct to Consumer OTT App ‘Lionsgate Play’ in India

Starz, one of the leading premium global streaming platforms, has launched its independent direct to consumer OTT app ‘Lionsgate Play’ in India, the company announced today at a virtual press conference in the presence of Mr. Jeffrey A. Hirsch, President and Chief Executive Officer, Starz and Mr. Rohit Jain, Managing Director, Lionsgate South Asia. Building …

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Paytm partners with Suryoday Small Finance Bank to empower MSMEs with instant digital loans

– Over 1 lakh small businesses to benefit through this partnership over the next 18 months. – Strategic collaboration to help broaden the lending landscape and provide hassle-free loans – First of its kind completely digital MSME lending program by a small finance bank in collaboration with Paytm – Saves …

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Zareen Khan launches Femina FLAUNT Studio Salon

After successfully launching first marquee Femina FLAUNT Studio Salon in Mumbai a year back, Now Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd., (The Times of India Group), has been launched their second Femina Flaunt Studio outlet in Mumbai. The Femina Flaunt Studio which is situated in Powai has been recently launched by …

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Paytm launches IPO investments, empowers investors to participate in initial public offerings

India’s homegrown digital financial services platform Paytm today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Paytm Money now facilitates investments in Initial Public Offers (IPOs) in India. This launch will benefit retail investors with wealth creation opportunities, as they will be able to seamlessly apply and join the growth story of rapidly …

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Singapore Airlines appoints Mr. Chen Sy Yen as the new General Manager India

Singapore Airlines Ltd (SIA) has announced the appointment of Mr. Chen Sy Yen as the new General Manager India with effect from 29 November 2020. Mr. Chen Sy Yen succeeds Mr. David Lim, who has served as Singapore Airlines’ General Manager India for close to four years. Mr. Lim’s expertise and leadership …

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Indian real estate sector outlook 2021 remains resilient: Knight Frank

Mumbai, 30th November 2020: Knight Frank, leading international property consultancy, in its latest report Asia-Pacific Real Estate Outlook 2021: Navigating the Post-Pandemic Recovery – observes that India’s office market will remain resilient in the new year of 2021. According to the report, Bengaluru market is expected to experience a rise in rental values in …

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NPS witnesses 30-35 per cent compound growth in assets: PFRDA Chairman

Till date, more than 8200 corporates are registered under NPS Assets growth almost 30 per cent in the current Financial Year as compared to last March 38 million subscriber base under NPS and APY Hyderabad/New Delhi, 27-11-2020. The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) in association with Indian Chambers of Commerce …

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Mitron TV launches ‘Atmanirbhar Anthem’: Dedicates it to the Spirit of Indian Entrepreneurs

Leading short format video app Mitron TV released the ‘Atmanirbhar Anthem’ following the 43 apps ban by the Indian government. The anthem pays homage to the Indian technology community and reiterates the message of using home-grown products and services. The leading short video application induces powerful lyrics to evoke strong feelings of national …

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