PNB scam: Mauritius promises necessary action against offenders

New Delhi, March 4 : In connection with the alleged Rs 12,600-crore fraud at the state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB), also involving overseas branches, Mauritius has promised regulatory action against individuals or entities found to be linked with “fraudulent practices”. Taking cognizance of media reports about the PNB fraud by accused diamantaire Nirav Modi and […]

Over 2 lakh jobs provided in our tenure: Khattar

Chandigarh, March 4 : A day ahead of the assembly’s budget session, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Sunday that over 2 lakh people have been provided jobs during the tenure of his government. The CM’s claim comes at a time when the opposition Congress and the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) are […]

Apple planning to cut cost of MacBook Air in Q2

San Francisco, March 4 : Apple is reportedly planning to launch a more affordable variant of the 13-inch MacBook Air in the second quarter of 2018, the media reported. Apple is likely to release a new MacBook Air “with a lower price tag” during the second quarter of 2018, meaning we should see it sooner […]

Amazon to cease selling Google Nest’s smart home devices: Report

San Francisco, March 4 : Online retailer Amazon has decided not to sell any of the new products from Google’s smart home division Nest, once its current stock runs out, the media reported. Amazon, in a conference call late last year, told Nest that it would not be listing any of Nest’s new products, including […]

Need sectoral approach to raise women numbers in workforce: CII

New Delhi, March 4 : A sectoral approach could be a good way to increase the participation of women in the Indian workforce, industry chamber CII said on Sunday, while noting that greater female participation in the workforce would significantly boost the country’s growth as also improve socio-economic conditions. In the released research paper titled […]

Global cues to steer equity market’s direction

By Rohit Vaid Mumbai, March 4 : Further economic reforms expected from the second-half of the Budget session and volatility in global stock markets will influence the trajectory of the key Indian equity indices next week, opined analysts. Further, market observers pointed out that crude oil price fluctuations, combined with the stress being faced by […]