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NPS sets the example for retirement plans globally

  Voluntary retirement plans can provide security and stability for older people who no longer have a steady paycheck—and India’s National Pension System (NPS) aims to do just that. Like most of the world, India’s population is aging, and lifespans are increasing. As a result of improved health and sanitation...
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How a lethal toxin might help in the opioid crisis

With the opioid crisis in the spotlight, scientists are searching for new ways to tackle pain. One group has turned its attention to a lethal toxin that occurs naturally in some marine creatures. The latest study in rats provides encouraging results. A number of marine animals contain tetrodotoxin,...
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Alteria Capital invests Rs 80cr of venture debt in LendingKart

Alteria Capital has invested Rs 80 crore in LendingKart in one of the largest debt ventures ever provided to an Indian firm. LendingKart Finance is a technology driven financial services company that helps MSME’s grow their business through digital lending. It has offices in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Mumbai...
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NPS sets the example for retirement plans globally

  Voluntary retirement plans can provide security and stability for older people who no longer have a steady paycheck—and India’s National Pension System (NPS) aims to do just that. Like most of the world, India’s population is aging, and lifespans are increasing. As a result of improved health and sanitation...
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Rupee at day’s low, trades at 69.43 per dollar

Representative image The Indian rupee is trading at day’s low level, as it is down 9 paise at 69.43 per dollar against previous close 69.34. On June 12 the rupee ended 10 paise higher at 69.34 which is the second straight session of gains on the back of easing...
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Buy Tech Mahindra; target of Rs 900: Motilal Oswal

  We hosted Manoj Bhat, CFO of Tech Mahindra, in Mumbai where he shed some light on the industry environment and TECHM’s outlook and strategic approach. Key highlights: Telecom is back on the growth trajectory due to multiple broad- based services deals. Action on the 5G rollout front...
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Oberoi, Trident switch to solar power in Gurugram

EIH Limited has set up a captive solar power plant to meet electricity needs of its Gurugram properties, The Oberoi and Trident. The captive power plant in Balasar, Haryana will generate 7.5 MW of electricity to meet the energy demands of the two hotels. Spread over 25 acres, the...
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In Wipro’s post-Azim Premji era, Rishad has his task cut out

Azim Premji | Chairman, Wipro | Net worth: $21 billion (Image: Reuters) That Rishad Premji thinks differently was evident during his tenure as the Chairman of the trade body National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM). Rishad, the elder son of outgoing Wipro Executive Chairman Azim Premji, who will take...
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