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PFC, REC put the brakes on loan disbursals

The power financing companies lend primarily to power discoms and these loans are generally considered secure since discoms are owned by the states.

14 Feb 2019

Vision 2030: India in space, more jobs and rural development

Accompanying the Budget however, was a ten-point agenda for the next decade, which provided a glimpse of the ruling party’s strategy for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

02 Feb 2019

Can LIC’s new bank help stem market share erosion? 

The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) finally owns a bank.

24 Jan 2019

IIM-A report highlights widespread challenges confronting BSNL 

The report has made strong observations on the state of affairs of public sector firms in general and listed specific challenges facing BSNL, ranging from organisational to policy issues. 

24 Jan 2019

Coworking set to rule office segment

Besides metros, co-working has also spread its wings in tier 2 and tier 3 markets.

22 Jan 2019

PSUs’ struggle to adapt threatens workforce

Traditionally, PSUs have been known for providing life-employment and, in that sense, a certain job-security to employees.

17 Jan 2019

Online food delivery platforms give Domino’s, McDonald’s a run for their money

Zomato has recently acquired a drone delivery start-up TechEagle as it explores drone deliveries in India. 

12 Jan 2019

BSNL adds to user count, but financials still shaky

Data released by TRAI shows that BSNL was the only telecom service provider after Jio to witness an addition in subscriber base in October 2018.

10 Jan 2019

2019 to be fast & furious for HR professionals

With the digital bug gripping the country, human resource (HR) professionals have consistently evolved in the last years.

09 Jan 2019

HLL Lifecare faces tough battle ahead

Established in 1967 as Hindustan Latex Ltd (HLL), HLL Lifecare is the only miniratna public sector undertaking (PSU) under the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

03 Jan 2019

Peer-to-peer lending industry sees explosive growth despite stringent regulations

As many as 11 P2P lenders now have the RBI’s licence to operate as an NBFC-P2P company.

29 Dec 2018

Cash-strapped HAL still in dire need of funds 

In the current year’s budget, HAL was allocated Rs 10,000 crore for 2018-19, but so far, the central government has disbursed only 40 per cent.

27 Dec 2018

Sail set to gain as costs fall, demand improves

While private peers continue to dominate the competitive steel market, state-run Steel Authority of India (SAIL) is set to surprise its detractors soon.

27 Dec 2018

Time to reduce focus on property and turn to other assets, feel analysts

Today, however, the sector is going through a bearish phase and investors have woken up to the fact that their investment was not yielding much and have largely adopted an exit strategy. 

24 Dec 2018

Railway projects progress at a snail’s pace

Projects in the north-eastern and eastern regions account for the most number of delayed projects.

07 Dec 2018