Day: February 15, 2021

Supreme Court notice to Modi government, WhatsApp on plea alleging low privacy standards

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday sought responses from the Narendra Modi government (Centre) and WhatsApp within four weeks on a fresh plea alleging lower standards of privacy for Indians in comparison to European users of the messaging app. The top court said that people have grave apprehensions that they will lose their privacy, […]

IPL: Delhi Capitals appoint Colonel Vinod Bisht as Interim CEO

NEW DELHI: Indian Premier League (IPL)  side Delhi Capitals on Saturday appointed Colonel Vinod Bisht as its interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Bisht, a paratrooper with over two decades in the Indian Army, will take charge with immediate effect. Bisht will take over from Dhiraj Malhotra, who held the position for two years. Malhotra parted […]

Indiabulls Housing Finance plans to raise Rs 5,000 crore this quarter

NEW DELHI: Mortgage lender Indiabulls Housing Finance is looking to raise Rs 5,000 crore through the securitisation route in fourth quarter of the current financial year, according to a senior company official. In the three months ended December 31, 2020, it had raised around Rs 2,000 crore through the route. Securitisation is the process of […]

Hiranandani Group to set up Industrial -Logistics and Data Center Park in West Bengal

NEW DELHI: Mumbai based diversified conglomerate -The Hiranandani Group, has entered into an memorandum of understanding (MoU) in the state of West Bengal to set up logistics and hyperscale data center park in the region. The group has signed an MoU to acquire a 100-acre land at Uttarpara, Kolkata to set up an integrated logistics […]

Indian Angel Network plans to invest over Rs 100 crore in start-ups in 2021

NEW DELHI: Venture capital consortium Indian Angel Network (IAN) is planning to invest over Rs 100 crore in start-up firms across sectors in 2021, according to a governance committee member and co-founder of the network. IAN co-founder Padmaja Ruparel told PTI that the consortium members will evaluate opportunities in biotechnology, augmented reality, manufacturing and in […]

18 Tourism projects launched in Kerala

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Ramping up tourism facilities state-wide with an aim at boosting the sector, hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kerala government on Sunday launched 18 projects, completed at a cost of Rs 40.46 crore. The projects inaugurated by Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran through videoconferencing, include destination development of Kovalam Phase 1 — Samudra Beach […]

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