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Rupee pares early gains, settles 5 paise higher at 73.48 against US dollar

Rupee pares early gains, settles 5 paise higher at 73.48 against US dollar

The rupee pared some of its early gains and settled 5 paise higher at 73.48 (provisional) against the US dollar on Monday tracking muted domestic equities. At the interbank forex market, the domestic unit witnessed high volatility. It opened on a strong note at 73.40 against the US dollar, pared some of its gains and […]

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Samsung rolls out foldable smartphone

Samsung rolls out foldable smartphone

Samsung will start pre-booking of premium handset Galaxy Z Fold2 5G priced at Rs 1,49,999 per unit, from September 14. The smartphone, which has a foldable screen, comes with a 6.2-inch Infinity-O cover display and on unfolding, the device takes the form of a tablet PC with 7.6-inch main screen with multi-tasking features. — PTI

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US’ Silver Lake buys 1.75 per cent stake in Reliance Retail for Rs 7,500 crore

US’ Silver Lake buys 1.75 per cent stake in Reliance Retail for Rs 7,500 crore

US private equity firm Silver Lake Partners has picked up 1.75 per cent stake in the retail arm of Reliance Industries for Rs 7,500 crore, the Indian firm said in a statement. “Reliance Industries Limited and Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd (RRVL) announced today that Silver Lake will invest Rs 7,500 crore into RRVL, a subsidiary […]

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LinkedIn, NSDC to accelerate digital skills training for Indian youth

LinkedIn, NSDC to accelerate digital skills training for Indian youth

Professional networking platform LinkedIn and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) on Tuesday announced a partnership which will provide free access to LinkedIn Learning resources to upskill Indian young professionals and create a future-ready digital workforce. Under the partnership, 10 free LinkedIn Learning paths (consisting of 140 courses) for a range of in-demand tech jobs, will […]

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Vodafone Idea unveils new integrated brand identity ‘Vi’

Vodafone Idea unveils new integrated brand identity ‘Vi’

Vodafone Idea Ltd on Monday unveiled a new brand identity, as the struggling telco looked to rediscover itself post the apex court’s ruling on past statutory dues. VIL, which had about 280 million subscribers as of June, said that Vodafone and Idea brands will now be called ‘Vi’. “A brand with its eyes set on […]

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Modern machinery to improve income of farmers and lessen labor dependency in Ganderbal

Modern machinery to improve income of farmers and lessen labor dependency in Ganderbal

Sofi Ayaz Ganderbal, September 05: In order to help farmers who are experiencing difficulties to carry out agricultural activities, Agriculture Department distributed paddy Threshers Panchayat Raj Institutions in District Ganderbal. In a function organized by a Sub divisional Agriculture Officer, 56 threshers were handed over to Sarpanch’s, Panch’s and members of Block Development Councils across […]

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Direct selling industry emerges saviour for youth

Direct selling industry emerges saviour for youth

Amid rising unemployment and layoffs during the pandemic, the direct selling industry has become saviour for youth in the region. According to direct sellers, they have witnessed a tremendous upsurge in people exploring business opportunities, especially from the youth below 35 years of age. The northern states, including Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, contribute […]

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Vodafone Idea shares regain strength post SC AGR verdict, trades over 8% on BSE

Vodafone Idea shares regain strength post SC AGR verdict, trades over 8% on BSE

Giving a sigh of relief to the investors, share price of Vodafone Idea continued to remain in the green zone on Wednesday afternoon and traded up by over 8 per cent. After gaining a high of Rs 10.10 earlier in the day, the shares were trading at Rs 9.63, up by Rs 0.74 or 8.32 […]

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Power consumption almost at normal level, slump narrows to just 0.85 pc in August

Power consumption almost at normal level, slump narrows to just 0.85 pc in August

The slump in the overall power consumption has narrowed to just 0.85 per cent in August at 110.57 billion units (BU) amid a considerable rise in economic activities and raised hopes that it would surpass normal level this month Power consumption in August last year was at 111.52 BU, as per power ministry data. As […]

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Adani Group to acquire GVK’s 50.5 per cent stake in Mumbai International Airport

Adani Group to acquire GVK’s 50.5 per cent stake in Mumbai International Airport

Billionaire Gautam Adani’s Adani Group on Monday said it will acquire GVK’s stake in Mumbai airport to become the country’s biggest private airport operator, with a cumulative shareholding to 74 per cent. According to a regulatory filing, Adani Airport Holdings Ltd (AAHL), the flagship holding company of Adani Group for its airport business, “has entered […]

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