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Amitabh Bachchan sends handwritten note to Goenka; businessman shares pic

Actor Amitabh Bachchan wrote a letter to RPG Enterprises Chairman Harsh Goenka, which he finished off with a little handwritten note. Goenka shared a picture of the note on Twitter and wrote, "Today I received these lovely words from the great man!" The note said, "Varsh Nav, Harsh Nav, Jeevan Utkarsh Nav (New Year, New Joy, New Success in Life)." readmore...


Google engineer fired via LinkedIn message during vacation with family

A Google engineer of five years was informed about her layoff by her manager through a LinkedIn message while she was on a vacation with her family. "I was like 'oh my gosh.' There's no reason why he'd try to contact me on LinkedIn," she said. "So I knew immediately...My heart just dropped when I saw that," she told Insider. readmore...


Infosys fires 600 freshers after they fail internal test: Report

Infosys has reportedly fired 600 freshers in the past few months after they failed to clear an internal fresher assessment test. The fired employees reportedly claimed that failing the internal test did not result in termination for freshers who joined before July 2022. However, a company representative told Business Today that failing the internal test has always resulted in sackings. readmore...


Mastercard's NFT chief Satvik quits, says 'Wouldn't get salary for months until I begged'

Mastercard's NFT Product Lead Satvik Sethi has resigned from his position, citing "harassment & emotional distress" at the company. Sethi tweeted, "There were months at a time when I wouldn't receive...salary until I begged." Revealing that his salary was cut by 40% when he moved from US to UK, he said, "I had to work side jobs...to make ends meet." readmore...


Can't say 'Hum Adani Ke Hain Kaun': Cong as it asks 3 questions from govt

Congress has asked three questions from the government in the wake of the Hindenburg Research report alleging the Adani Group of fraud. Congress posed questions about Gautam Adani's brother Vinod Adani's name in Panama and Pandora Papers, actions taken against the group and the conglomerate "escaping" serious scrutiny. "You can't say 'Hum Adani Ke Hain Kaun'," Congress told the government. readmore...


Even I'm trying: Anupam Mittal as man asks 'How to get money stuck with Lido?'

Shark Tank India's judge and edtech startup Lido Learning's investor, Anupam Mittal, responded to a man on Twitter who sought his help. The man asked Mittal, "Kindly inform us how to get stuck money from Lido." Mittal responded, "Even I am trying." Lido Learning shut operations owing to a cash crunch and filed for bankruptcy in 2022. readmore...


Govt to hike dearness allowance by 4% to 42%: Report

The central government is reportedly set to increase the dearness allowance (DA) for more than one crore employees and pensioners by 4% to 42% from the existing 38% as per the agreed formula for the purpose. The DA is worked out on the basis of the latest Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers, brought out monthly by the Labour Bureau. readmore...


India buying cheap Russia oil, selling refined fuel to US and Europe: Report

India is playing an important role in global oil markets, buying cheap Russian oil and refining it into fuel for Europe and the US, Bloomberg reported. India reportedly shipped about 89,000 barrels a day of fuel to US last month, the most in nearly four years and over 1 lakh barrels of low-sulfur diesel to Europe every day in January. readmore...


No systemic risk to Indian financial system: Kotak on Adani stock crash

Kotak Mahindra Bank's CEO Uday Kotak tweeted, "I don't see systemic risk to the Indian financial system from recent events." He added, "However, large Indian corporates rely more on global sources for debt & equity finance. This creates challenges & vulnerabilities. Time to further strengthen Indian underwriting and capacity building." His remarks come after Adani Group companies' stocks crashed. readmore...


Unusual price movement in stocks of a business conglomerate: SEBI amid Adani issue

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Saturday said that Indian financial markets remain stable and continue to function in a transparent and efficient manner. "During the past week, unusual price movement in the stocks of a business conglomerate has been observed," SEBI said. It added that mechanisms are in place to address excessive volatility in specific stocks. readmore...


DMart's Damani family buys 28 flats in Mumbai for ₹1,238 cr in record deal: Report

DMart Founder Radhakishan Damani's family and friends have purchased as many as 28 luxury apartments worth ₹1,238 crore in Oberoi Three Sixty West in Mumbai's Worli, Zapkey reported. This is said to be the biggest-ever real estate deal of India. The total carpet area bought by Damani's associates and companies amounts to 1,82,084 square feet and includes 101 car parks. readmore...


Adani a company-specific matter, regulators should always be on their toes: FM

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in an interview with Times Now said that regulators like SEBI and RBI should always be on their toes to keep the equity market stable. She indicated that the Adani stock rout following a Hindenburg report was a company-specific issue. She also said banks and insurance companies are "not overexposed" to any one company. readmore...


High concentration of toxic metals in Jamshedpur: Report

Heavy concentration of toxic metals has been found in the dust of Jamshedpur in Jharkhand and adjoining areas, which is not at carcinogenic levels yet but poses a "high health risk" to children. The finding was presented at a press conference held by the state pollution control board and the Ranchi Municipal Corporation. readmore...


Budget will pave way for welfare of poor: Ravi Shankar Prasad

BJP MP Ravi Shankar Prasad said the Budget will pave way for welfare of the poor and farmers. "A roadmap for the development of the poor, farmers, youth and women is at the core of the Budget," Prasad said. He added that India is touching new heights of development when the world is suffering the impact of the Russia-Ukraine war. readmore...


Meta posts wider $13.7 billion loss on metaverse unit in 2022

Meta's metaverse-focused Reality Labs reported $13.7 billion in operating losses for 2022, up 34% from a $10.2 billion loss in 2021. The unit brought in $2.16 billion in revenue, against $2.27 billion in 2021. Despite this, the company said it'd continue to invest "meaningfully" in this area given the "significant long-term opportunities". readmore...


Amazon pauses expansion of Fresh grocery stores to review business

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said during the company's quarterly results call that Amazon has paused the expansion of its physical Amazon Fresh grocery stores. The expansion will remain paused till Amazon finds a distinctive store format with a favourable economic value, Jassy said. "We're optimistic that we're going to find that in 2023," he added. readmore...


I met PM before Budget, he was clear taxes shouldn't be raised: FM

During an interview with Times Now, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, "I met PM Narendra Modi three-four times before the Budget 2023-24 to explain the impact on the economy." "PM was clear taxes shouldn't be raised. [His] guidance was to sustain the growth momentum in the Budget," she said. "PM is deeply involved in Budget drafting every year," she added. readmore...


Rahul Gandhi had said Adani's wealth bubble will burst: Congress

Congress' Digvijaya Singh on Saturday criticised the BJP following a report by Hindenburg Research, which accused Gautam Adani-led companies of fraud. "Whosoever is close to PM Narendra Modi and Amit Shah gets benefits...tax rates are increased and decreased for their profit," Singh said. "Same is being done for Gautam Adani...Rahul Gandhi [had] said Adani's wealth bubble will burst," he added. readmore...


Tata Motors may operationalise Ford's Guj plant in 12-18 months

Tata Motors is looking to operationalise Ford's Gujarat-based manufacturing plant, which it acquired from Ford earlier this month, over the next 12-18 months to scale up its production capacity. Its head of passenger vehicle business Shailesh Chandra also said the firm's production capacity currently stands at around 50,000 units a month. Tata Motors acquired the plant through a subsidiary. readmore...


In 1998 China threatened to shoot down a balloon I was in: Branson

British billionaire Richard Branson took to Twitter to share an incident from 1998 when China threatened to shoot down a balloon he was in. "I was in a balloon that flew far off course above Mt Everest and...into Chinese territory (steering balloons is very difficult!) China threatened to shoot us down, but calm heads prevailed," he wrote. readmore...


Merge state drug regulators with central body: Bharat Biotech MD

Bharat Biotech Founder and MD Krishna Ella suggested all state drug regulatory bodies should be merged with the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) to ensure "one quality, one standard". "The whole of Indian pharmaceutical industries cannot be sullied for a handful of cases," Ella said. Ella's comments come after Indian drugs' quality was questioned over the past few months. readmore...


GST Council's 49th meeting to be held on February 18

The 49th meeting of the GST Council is scheduled to be held in New Delhi on February 18, according to a tweet posted by the council. The meeting is likely to take up issues relating to taxation on pan masala and gutka companies, setting up of appellate tribunals, and GST levy on online gaming, casino, and horse racing, ANI reported. readmore...


Tata Power's solar cell facility to be functional by 2023-end: CEO

Tata Power's 4GW solar cell and 4GW solar module facility in Tamil Nadu is likely to be operational by December-end, CEO and MD Praveer Sinha said. He added that the equipment to set up the unit was already ordered. In July 2022, Tata Power and the Tamil Nadu government signed an MoU to invest ₹3,000 crore to establish the facility. readmore...


India should focus on reducing dependence on China: NITI Aayog VC

NITI Aayog Vice Chairperson Suman Bery said that instead of focusing on overall trade deficit with China, India should focus on reducing dependence on Beijing. Bery added that India should diversify to other sources of supply for critical inputs including active pharmaceutical ingredients and supply chain for renewables. He further stated that India should formulate a sector-by-sector strategy. readmore...


Regulators competent to handle Adani Group crisis: Piyush Goyal

Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal said the Indian regulators are competent enough to handle the unprecedented stock crash of Adani Group companies after the allegations of fraud. "Whatever regulators need to do, they will take appropriate action on that," he added. Goyal also said that the Opposition stalling the Parliament's proceedings on the Adani issue was "unfortunate". readmore...


Stocks give up gains, S&P 500 turns negative as Treasury yields hit new highs - CNBC

Investors continued to monitor surging Treasury yields for recession signals even with a stronger-than-expected earnings season underway.

Stocks were mixed in choppy trading on Thursday as investors weighed several key earnings reports and kept an eye on the bond market, where Treasury yields continue to climb. The Dow Jones Industria… [+1974 chars] readmore...


AT&T CFO: Overdue bills 'slightly worse than pre-pandemic norms' - Yahoo Finance

#AT&T #pandemic #yahoofinance AT&T CFO Pascal Desroches joins Yahoo Finance Live Brian Sozzi, Brad Smith and Julie Hyman to discuss company earnings, subscri...

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Principal Asset Management on Financial Inclusion and Economic Resilience - Bloomberg Live

Kamal Bhatia, Chief Operating Officer, Principal Asset Management discusses financial inclusion and economic resilience with Bloomberg's Sonia Meggie at the ...

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American Air CFO on Costs, Demand, Industry Constraints - Bloomberg Markets and Finance

American Airlines CFO Derek Kerr says the airline isn't flying as much as the company wants due to industry constraints. Speaking on "Bloomberg Markets," Ker...

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Mortgage rates rise to 6.94% for 30-year - Yahoo Finance

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Fed's Harker sees 'lack of progress' on inflation, expects aggressive rate hikes ahead - CNBC

Philadelphia Federal Reserve President Patrick Harker on Thursday said higher interest rates have done little to keep inflation in check, so more increases will be needed.

Philadelphia Federal Reserve President Patrick Harker on Thursday said higher interest rates have done little to keep inflation in check, so more increases will be needed. "We are going to keep rais… [+1532 chars] readmore...


Fed's Bullard: Federal Reserve will be closer to 'ordinary' monetary policy next year - Yahoo Finance

#FederalReserve #interestrates #inflation Yahoo Finance's Jennifer Schonberger reports on the latest Fed commentary on interest rate hikes and the housing ma...

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Tata Consumer Q2 profit rises 36% to Rs 355 crore, margins hit by international biz - Moneycontrol

Consolidated revenue came in at Rs 3,363 for the quarter, an increase of 11 percent

Tata Consumer Products on October 20 reported a 36 percent year-on-year (YoY) growth in net profit at Rs 355 crore for the quarter ended September. In the corresponding quarter last fiscal, net profi… [+3013 chars] readmore...


Lower aluminum prices weigh on Alcoa earnings - Yahoo Finance

#aluminum #Alcoa #yahoofinance Yahoo Finance anchors Julie Hyman, Brian Sozzi and Brad Smith discuss Alcoa earnings missing estimates as aluminum prices fall...

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Cebr and Bank of Ireland talk New Voices, New Solutions and Tackling Inflation - Bloomberg Live

Nina Skero, Chief Executive, Cebr and Semin Soher Power, Head of Inflation Trading, Bank of Ireland, two graduates from Bloomberg's Global New Voices discuss...

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American Airlines: Our customers aren't buying international first class tickets. So we're eliminating them - CNN

American Airlines expanded on its plan to drop international first-class cabins and replace them with more business class seats.

American Airlines expanded on its plan to drop international first-class cabins and replace them with more business class seats. The move was first disclosed last month and reiterated in a conferenc… [+784 chars] readmore...


Google Fined Rs 1,337 Crore In India For "Abusing Its Dominant Position" - NDTV

The country's competition regulator has fined Alphabet Inc's Google Rs 1,337 crore for anti-competitive practices related to Android mobile devices.

The CCI has fined Google over Rs 1,000 crore for anti-competitive practices New Delhi: The country's competition regulator has fined Alphabet Inc's Google Rs 1,337 crore for anti-competitive practic… [+1916 chars] readmore...


National Grid to pay households more to use off-peak power - The Guardian

Homes with smart meters to be paid £3 per KW hour to boost use at night and take strain off power grid

National Grid has significantly increased its financial incentive for households that shift their power usage away from peak times as part of a renewed effort to prevent rolling power cuts. Its elec… [+3640 chars] readmore...


Introduction to Contrast Injectors - MD Publishing, Inc.

Stephen Maull, Owner, Maull Biomedical Training LLCThis course will teach the purpose of contrast injectors, the principles of why the different parameters a...

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How much small business owners should pay themselves - CNBC

Many founders invest profits back into growing a business. Setting their own take-home pay remains a challenge, and it is often overlooked.

Many small business owners have trouble figuring out an appropriate take-home pay as the company expands, and some dont pay themselves at all. These mistakes can easily come back to bite the founder … [+5447 chars] readmore...


PH shares join regionwide sell-off amid Wall Street losses - ANC 24/7

The World Tonight: Philippine shares joined a region-wide sell-off, as fund managers decided to trim positions following Wall Street's losses.For more ANC Hi...

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'Buy Russian Gas,' Qatar Backs Off From Supplying Gas to Europe | Russian Gas Only Solution - Firstpost

Europe has been warned. It has been told in no uncertain terms that there is no alternative to Russian natural gas supplies, unless Europe wants to get devas...

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Over 1.5M dry shampoo products recalled in Canada over cancer risk - Global News

Several lots of hair products by Dove, Bed Head and Tresemmé have been recalled across Canada due to the detection of benzene, a cancer-causing chemical.

Thousands of Unilever hair products have been recalled across Canada due to the detection of benzene, a cancer-causing chemical. Health Canada issued the recall Tuesday for more than 1.5 million dry… [+1627 chars] readmore...


Lidl, Iceland and Tesco among retailers recalling products - Eastern Daily Press

A "do not eat" warning has been issued for a number of products sold at major supermarkets, including Lidl, Iceland and Tesco.

A "do not eat" warning has been issued for a number of products sold at major supermarkets, including Lidl, Iceland and Tesco.  Trading Standards has issued warnings about a number of items that sho… [+2462 chars] readmore...


Amazon could pay UK shoppers £900m compensation - BBC

A group-action claim alleges Amazon breached competition law and caused customers to pay higher prices.

Amazon shoppers in the UK could receive a share of £900m in compensation, once a legal claim is submitted against the technology giant. The proposed claim alleges the company breached competition l… [+3693 chars] readmore...



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