2009 IAS Topper From Kashmir Faces Centre’s Wrath For “Rapistan” Tweet,

2009 IAS Topper From Kashmir Faces Centre’s Wrath For “Rapistan” Tweet,

Shah Faesal had drawn a sharp reaction from some people who saw the reference to “Rapistan” as a reference to India and a contrast to Pakistan. NEW DELHI: The central has ordered action against Shah Faesal, the outspoken bureaucrat from Jammu and Kashmir, for his tweets as “Rapistan” that he has described as a “sarcastic tweet […]

Emirates airlines drops ‘Hindu meal’ option from menu and Twitter is not pleased

Emirates airlines drops ‘Hindu meal’ option from menu and Twitter is not pleased

Emirates announced the decision to withdraw the “Hindu meal” option from its menu on Tuesday, July 4. Unsurprisingly, this decision has not gone down well with a section of their customers and users on Twitter. Though the Dubai-based airlines offer a choice of other vegetarian options in the in-flight menu, the decision to no longer […]

ICICI appoints Sandeep Bakhshi as COO as Chanda Kochhar goes on leave

ICICI appoints Sandeep Bakhshi as COO as Chanda Kochhar goes on leave

In a major management reshuffle, the ICICI Bank on Monday announced the appointment of Sandeep Bakhshi as the Wholetime Director and Chief Operating Officer-designate, ICICI Bank. His appointment as COO will be for a period of five years, subject to regulatory approvals. He will take over as the COO on Tuesday or on the date […]

Volkswagen suspends arrested Audi CEO Rupert Stadler, names interim boss

Volkswagen suspends arrested Audi CEO Rupert Stadler, names interim boss

Volkswagen suspended Audi boss Rupert Stadler and announced an interim replacement on Tuesday, seeking to steady its most profitable business after German authorities arrested Stadler as part of an emissions probe. Audi said Stadler, 55, had requested to temporarily step down from his position, and named sales executive Abraham Schot as an interim replacement with […]

Good news for homebuyers! RBI revises upwards housing loan limits under priority sector

Good news for homebuyers! RBI revises upwards housing loan limits under priority sector

Housing loans of up to Rs 35 lakh, for dwellings costing less than Rs 45 lakh, will be treated as priority sector lending (PSL) to give a fillip to the low-cost segment, the Reserve Bank said on Tuesday. PSL loans are relatively cheaper than market interest rate. “With a view to bringing convergence of the […]

H-1B rejects is turning India into a new land of opportunity

H-1B rejects is turning India into a new land of opportunity

In 2014, Gaurang Poddar landed a job at Ernst & Young (EY) in New York after graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering and business administration from Carnegie Mellon University. Then the H-1B visa ground him down. The uncertainty in the timeline of securing the much sought-after visa and the procedural delays eventually forced him […]

Koinex introduces crypto-to-crypto trading in India

Koinex introduces crypto-to-crypto trading in India

Koinex, a digital assets exchange, commenced crypto-crypto trading at zero cost on their web and mobile platforms with the launch of 15 pairs of tokens which will be available for trading right from the start. “Our platform is built with the agility and technical brilliance to adapt to any market requirement. We were deliberating on […]

Badam boom: India is now the world’s No 1 almond importer

Badam boom: India is now the world’s No 1 almond importer

Imports rose 7% to $600 million in 2017 MUMBAI, India MARCH 30 The health-conscious Indian seems to be gobbling almonds like never before, leading the country to topple China and Spain to emerge as the world’s largest consumer of the nut in recent times. Almond imports into India rose 7 per cent to worth $600 […]

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