US lawmakers introduce resolution to celebrate Aug 15 as National Day of Celebration
Updated : Aug 08, 2023

Resolution introduced in US House to declare Aug 15 as National Day of Celebration

The resolution invoked Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the US on June 22. It said that the official state visit ensured a new level of trust and mutual understanding between the countries.

The e-commerce shopping industry is projected to generate almost 7,00,000 gig jobs in the second half of 2023
Updated : Aug 08, 2023

Non-metro cities & e-commerce fuelling surge in festive season temporary staff hiring

Temporary hiring numbers are seen to be better this festive season between August and December than the last

Rahul Gandhi, whose membership was restored following a Supreme Court direction, will open the discussion on the no-confidence motion in Lok Sabha today
Updated : Aug 08, 2023

No-confidence motion against PM Modi: Rahul Gandhi likely to open debate in Lok Sabha today

PM Modi will face his second no-confidence motion in Parliament on Tuesday, which would be the first in his second term as PM

Parts of Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura are likely to witness heavy rainfall on August 10
Updated : Aug 08, 2023

Weather Update: IMD predicts heavy rainfall, flash floods in several regions of India; check details here  

Weather Today: The northeastern states are also likely to witness isolated heavy rainfall for the next 3 days 

The syrup is manufactured by Chennai-based Fourrts (India) Laboratories for Dabilife Pharma
Updated : Aug 07, 2023

'Do not use it': WHO issues alert over another India-made common cold syrup

The syrup was manufactured by Chennai-based Fourrts (India) Laboratories for Dabilife Pharma. "To date, the stated manufacturer and the marketer have not provided guarantees to WHO on the safety and quality of the product," the alert said.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal
Updated : Aug 07, 2023

'PM Modi doesn't listen to SC': Arvind Kejriwal targets Centre as Rajya Sabha passes Delhi Services Bill

The Delhi Services Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha, with 131 supporting the bill and 102 voting against the motion. 

Vaibhav Taneja joined Tesla after the automaker acquired SolarCity in 2016.
Updated : Aug 07, 2023

Tesla appoints Indian-origin Vaibhav Taneja as CFO

Vaibhav Taneja joined Tesla after the automaker acquired SolarCity in 2016. He takes on the role, or the so-called "Master of Coin" position, in addition to his job as chief accounting officer, the automaker said.

The company's EPS is expected to grow by 62.8 per cent, and return on equity is forecast to be 12.2 per cent in 3 years.
Updated : Aug 07, 2023

PB Fintech Q1 Results: Net loss narrows 94% YoY to Rs 11.9 crore, revenue jumps 39%

PB Fintech's operating revenue grew by 31 per cent year-on-year to Rs 666 crore, with contribution margins coming in at 44 per cent. 

In addition to the World Cup, Inzamam will also be responsible for picking the Pakistan teams for the Asia Cup
Updated : Aug 07, 2023

Pakistan Cricket Board re-appoints Inzamam-ul-Haq as chief selector

Inzamam succeeds Haroon Rasheed, who stepped down from the position last month. His re-appointment comes at a crucial time with several important assignments on the horizon.

SR Batliboi & Associates has been appointed as the statutory auditors of Paytm Payments Services Ltd
Updated : Aug 07, 2023

PwC India resigns as auditor of Paytm Payments Services Ltd

R Batliboi & Associates has been appointed as the statutory auditors of Paytm Payments Services' with effect from August 7, the company said in an exchange filing. 

Neville Singham worked with Chinese tech giant Huawei from 2001 to 2008
Updated : Aug 07, 2023

Who is Neville Roy Singham, accused of funding Chinese propaganda in India and abroad?

In 1993, Neville Roy Singham founded ThoughtWorks, a technology consultancy firm that provides custom software, software tools, and consulting services. He served as the chairman of the firm until he sold it to Apax, a British private equity firm, in 2017 for $785 million.

Minister Reddy further explained that important habitats of these animals have also been declared as Protected Areas.
Updated : Aug 07, 2023

Cow won't be declared as national animal: Govt tells Parliament

This announcement came in response to a question raised by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member of Parliament, Bhagirath Choudhary. 

The setting up of these tribunals would provide significant relief to the industry
Updated : Aug 07, 2023

MoS Fin in Lok Sabha: Over 14,000 appeals relating to Central GST pending between April and June

States like UP and West Bengal working to set up benches soon to ease this process

India has openly told China that until there is peace in border areas, the bilateral ties cannot progress.
Updated : Aug 07, 2023

'Earlier, we were at a great disadvantage but…': Jaishankar slams Opposition over China dispute criticism

For the past three years, India and China are locked in a confrontation at certain friction points located in eastern Ladakh.

 Sebi said a total of 185 applications related to violations of securities regulations were resolved through settlements in FY23.
Updated : Aug 07, 2023

Sebi annual report: Indian companies raised Rs 9.8 lakh crore in 2022-23 from capital markets

In its annual report, Sebi said its recovery from erring market participants for the year stood at Rs 6,031 crore, down 61.72 per cent year on year from Rs 15,756 crore.

The bench said a detailed order will be uploaded on the apex court website later in the evening
Updated : Aug 07, 2023

Manipur violence: SC sets up committee of 3 former women HC judges to supervise relief and rehabilitation work

Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud headed the bench, which said the committee will be led by former Jammu and Kashmir High Court Chief Justice Gita Mittal and include Justices (retd) Shalini P Joshi and Asha Menon

Tata Sons had acquired a 100 per cent stake in loss-making Air India on January 27, 2022, through its fully owned subsidiary, Talace Private Limited
Updated : Aug 07, 2023

Air India rebranding: Tata Group-owned airline likely to change livery colours soon

In April 2023, an internal communication from the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Campbell Wilson stated that Air India will unveil a whole range of new services, such as a new color scheme, cabin interiors, crew uniforms, and insignia as part of a rebranding process.

This, in turn, has an exponential effect on the city's economy, resulting in losses of roughly Rs 3,500 crore.
Updated : Aug 07, 2023

Bengaluru's economy suffering huge loss of Rs 20,000 crore anually due to traffic congestion, reveals study

The study reveals that despite having 60 fully functional flyovers, the city continues to face transportation issues due to an infrastructural deficit and disproportionate road length growth compared to the increasing vehicular population. 

The issue is being discussed and the Delhi government is likely to issue an advisory advising people to stay at home.
Updated : Aug 07, 2023

G20 Leaders’ Summit: Movement may be restricted in Delhi from September 8-11

Schools may go online, offices likely to work from home, only essential activities to be encouraged

“For all those who order from Zomato / Swiggy,” the admin wrote in the caption of the Facebook post sharing the video
Updated : Aug 07, 2023

WATCH: Zomato delivery executive eats food from delivery box; internet divided over the issue

The viral post shows the delivery executive waiting at a traffic signal, and while waiting, the delivery executive sneaks his hand inside the delivery bag and takes out something to eat from the bag and shoves that inside his mouth

Tech Mahindra
Updated : Aug 07, 2023

Tech Mahindra appoints former Infosys, CitiusTech veteran Atul Soneja as COO

Prior to CitiusTech, Soneja held several leadership roles in Infosys and its subsidiaries, including managing multi-billion service lines across multiple industry segments like financial services, retail and manufacturing, to heading the AI and automation platform business of Edgeverve, a subsidiary of Infosys.