Gayathree Ganesan

Nativefolks seeks to explore new, but burgeoning, ecotourism sector

The millennial population’s urge to spend more on travel and leisure has given rise to a gambit of new businesses in the tourism sector.

05 Aug 2018

Freshworks earns Unicorn tag after USD 100 million funding

The Chennai-based company said that with the latest round of funding  it has raised a total of $250 million and will use the funds to expand its footprint globally.

01 Aug 2018

FSS’ eFinclusiv paves inexpensive access to digital payments

FSS’ most recent products to the country include Finclusive and Aadhaar data vault that aim to bring a gambit of financial services at nearly the cost of Rs 11,000.

29 Jul 2018

Mahindra & Mahindra invests Rs 600 crore in intermediate vehicle segment under 'Furio' brand

The Furio range of trucks boasts of metal bumpers, fenders, lower rake angles, eight outlet ventilation, an air-conditioned cabin.

25 Jul 2018

Rummy sector in need of regulation, says federation

The fastest growing gaming genre, rummy, is not being audited or regulated by the Government of India, says Bhavin Pandya, founding member of the Rummy Federation and the CEO of Play Games 24*7.

24 Jul 2018

The longer one stays invested in equity market, better the returns derived from it

AXA Mutual Fund’s Senior Fund Manager Saurabh Kataria breaks down the idea of equity investments and shares tips for amateur investors looking for the best inflation-adjusted returns.

23 Jul 2018

GST, NPA norms implementation worsens condition of SMEs in Tamil Nadu

Of the 12 lakh small and medium enterprises in Tamil Nadu, records reveal that nearly 50,000 shut down last year.

11 Jul 2018

Why investing in corporate & NBFC fixed deposits is fraught with risks

Corporate deposits and fixed deposits offered by NBFCs have been gathering popularity due to the attractive interest rates they offer.

02 Jul 2018

A year later, uncertainties on GST implementation mar realty sector

At the time of Goods and Services Tax implementation last year,  the provision of input tax credit and transparency in the sector due to GST was expected to bring down home prices.

01 Jul 2018

‘Indian FMCGs turn to cobots to upgrade to Industry 4.0’

Companies in the FMCG and healthcare sector in India have started to adopt to industry 4.0 through deploying collaborative robots in their manufacturing processes.

01 Jul 2018

CMA to begin wage-settlement talks amid cement sector gloom

The Cement Manufacturers Association is set to begin talks for the seventh nationwide wage settlement accord with major labour unions such as AITUC, CITU and LPF of DMK on Friday.

29 Jun 2018

Tata Starbucks to open more than 25 stores in FY19, mulls launch of new units in Tier-II cities

Tata Starbucks, a 50:50 joint venture between US-coffee major Starbucks and Tata Global Beverages Ltd, said it is planning to open more than 25 stores this year, especially in Tier-II cities, t

24 Jun 2018

New industrial policy will lift sector’s share of GDP to 20 per cent: Suresh Prabhu 

The policy, which is likely to be unveiled soon, will bring in newer sectors into the economy to create jobs and develop infrastructure such as industrial parks, he said.

22 Jun 2018

There’s an edge for women employees on Syrma’s assembly line

Kamakshi sits comfortably folding copper coils in jet speed in the assembly line that makes intelligent toothbrushes for export. The air-conditioned manufacturing unit resembles a corporate office.

19 Jun 2018

CECRI, Raasi join hands to set up India’s first lithium-ion battery unit

The lithium-ion battery unit could see an investment of Rs 900 to Rs 1,100 crore.

14 Jun 2018