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  • Indian Railways modernisation will bring paradigm shift, win-win situation for everyone: Niti Aayog

    National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) CEO Amitabh Kant on government objective to modernise and improve passengers expeirence on Indian Railways said the modernisation of Indian Railways is a win-win situation for everyone. Quality train services, new technology and value-added service will enhance user experience. As a consequence, this will enhance competition and radically change India over time.

  • Walmart Foundation announces two new grants to help India's smallholder farmers

    Walmart Foundation, the philanthropy arm of retail major Walmart, on Thursday announced two new grants, totalling USD 4.5 million (around Rs 33.16 crore) to help improve farmer livelihoods in India. The new grants will help two NGOs -- Tanager and PRADAN -- to further scale their efforts to help farmers earn more from the improved output and fair market access, Walmart said in a statement.

  • Happiest Minds Technologies makes bumper market debut; shares zoom over 111 pc

    Shares of Happiest Minds Technologies Ltd were off to a flying start on domestic bourses on Thursday as they got listed with a premium of over 111 per cent against an issue price of Rs 166 per share. The stocks of the IT services firm listed at Rs 351 apiece, reflecting a gain of 111.14 per cent from the issue price on the BSE. Later, they rose to a high of Rs 395 - a jump of 137.95 per cent.

  • Trump says looking into Oracle-TikTok deal to ensure no compromise on security

    Washington: US President Donald Trump has said he is looking into American major Oracle's reported bid for the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok and want to ensure there is no compromise on national security before approving the deal. Last month, Trump signed an executive order to ban TikTok and WeChat by September 15 unless the ownership of the two Chinese companies changed to American.

  • Bill to bring cooperative banks under RBI's supervision passed in Lok Sabha

    In a bid to protect the interest of depositors, the Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed an amendment to the Banking Regulation Act to bring cooperative banks under the supervision of the RBI. The Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2020 replaces an ordinance that was promulgated on June 26.