Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) will transport container cargo belonging to the food and beverage giant PepsiCo (India) from Kolkata to Varanasi on river Ganga (National Waterway-1) today.
With jobless growth becoming the order of the day for India Inc; job rackets are on the rise.
Crypto currencies are illegal and companies that deal in them should seek clarification from the government, said Nasscom president Debjani Ghosh.
The #MeToo movement has come up as a serious wake up call to HR heads of many enterprises across verticals in the country.
Companies do have sexual harassment policies, but most of them are poor when it comes to compliance. Most enterprises do not even know what amounts to sexual harassment, how to investigate such allegations and how to handle the guilty. Also, a large number of employees (both men and women) are unaware of what makes them perpetrators or victims in a sexual harassment case.
Shopping tourism is relatively a new concept in India. Kerala Tourism attempted to replicate Dubai Shopping Festival but with limited success. Many feeble attempts, Surajkund Mela in the NCR region for example, are being made across the country for a heady mix of shopping and tourism. But the real push has come from a totally unexpected quarters—Swedish home furnishing major IKEA .
Karnataka this year, until July 2018, has attr-acted Rs 77,807 crore industrial investment proposals, marking a 28.88 per cent increase in quantum of investment offers compared with same period last year.
As per the department of industrial policy and promotion (DIPP) data, Karnataka topped the list of investment offers, followed by Gujarat which received Rs 49,209 crore proposals, Rajasthan Rs 32,970 crore, Maharas-htra Rs 25,411 crore and Punjab at 5th position received Rs 19,522 crore investments proposals.
The Swedish home furnishing major, IKEA, held a ground-breaking ceremony of its third India store in Bangalore on Thursday. The 500,000 sqft store that will come up in 2020 near Nagasandra on Tumkur Road will be logistically connected to the Metro station.
The Indian tech sector has already started reporting a large number of casualties at senior level due to digital mainstreaming. Worse, more job losses are on the anvil. Top HR sources say many league players are expected to join Cognizant and announce mass exits of senior talent in the next couple of quarters.
GE Healthcare plans to invest more in digital technologies to bring down cost of medical diagnostics and to promote precision health.
The $20 billion GE Healthcare, a subsidiary of General Electric, which would be spun off as separate entity by end-2019, spends $1.2 billion on R&D. Most of that will now be channelled to develop and implement digital technologies, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, said Kieran Murphy, president & CEO of GE Healthcare, here on Monday.
Indian tech firms have increased their focus on the Canadian market after Donald Trump assumed the presidency in the US. They have been busy ramping up their Canadian operations after the Trump administration made immigration and visa regulations more stringent and tough, said a senior Canadian diplomat.