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Mukesh Ambani: India’s top businessman starts succession planning

Speaking to business leaders in 2016, India’s then richest man and chair of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani revealed a maxim from the company’s founder, his father Dhirubhai: “Always keep the average age of Reliance at 30.” On Tuesday, a 30-year-old Ambani took centre stage. Mukesh’s eldest son Akash became chair and replaced him on the […]

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Modi’s BJP teams up with rebels to reclaim power in India’s richest state

Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata party has regained control of India’s richest state Maharashtra by forming a partnership with rebel lawmakers who brought down the state government. Maharashtra, the second most populous state in India and home to the country’s financial capital Mumbai, is a huge political prize for the BJP as it consolidates power ahead […]

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Norway hails India’s single-use plastic ban; lauds PM Modi for taking “important step”

Martine Aamdal Bottheim, Norway’s charge d’affaires on Friday welcomed the Centre’s decision to implement a ban on single-use plastic in India and hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking the ‘important step’ on July 1. The Norwegian envoy highlighted the issue of the ocean and air pollution, saying, “We share the oceans and we share the air so this is […]

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Norway welcomes India’s single-use plastic ban, praises PM Modi for ‘important step’

ANI | Updated: Jul 01, 2022 13:29 IST New Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): Norway’s charge d’affaires, Martine Aamdal Bottheim on Friday welcomed the Centre’s decision of ‘single-use plastic ban‘ in India and congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking the ‘important step.’“I would really like to congratulate India and Prime Minister Modi for this […]

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US

As Silicon Valley dreams about Web3, India’s UPI leaps ahead

Fintech: India’s UPI is beating blockchain in the payments game | Fortune You need to enable JavaScript to view this site. Source link

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India’s Cochin Shipyard builds 2 autonomous electric barges for Norway

Follow Us In a historic development for Indian shipbuilding, the state-run Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) has built two Autonomous Electric barges for a Norwegian customer ASKO Maritime AS. The project is partially funded by Norwegian government. Source link

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Watch: In a first, India’s Cochin Shipyard builds and delivers autonomous electric barges for Norway

In a historic development for Indian shipbuilding, the state-run Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) has built and delivered two Autonomous Electric barges for a Norwegian customer ASKO Maritime AS. Partially funded by the Norwegian Government, this is a part of a green shipping programme that will facilitate emission-free transport of goods across the Oslo fjords. ASKO […]

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Entertainment

Netflix India’s ‘Cobalt Blue’ Shows Queer Love—in Primary Colors

When director Deepa Mehta’s film Fire first hit theaters across India in 1998, it awakened the ire of the country’s right-wing fundamentalists, triggering violent protests. Fire details a romance that blossoms between two women who are held captive in oppressive marriages to men. Its spotlight on queer, female desire was an artistic risk in an […]

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What’s next for India’s MSMEs

Hello Reader, While Zomato’s $636-million deal to acquire Blink Commerce (which operates Blinkit) has generated excitement in India’s quick-commerce industry, some smaller players are feeling the heat. Ola has decided to shut its quick commerce business, Ola Dash. The announcement comes just months after the company had announced expansion plans. The shared mobility major has […]

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Bitliberte, India’s first Web3 startup to raise USD 1.76 million to establish a FashionFi ecosystem for NFTs and DAO

ANI | Updated: Jun 21, 2022 18:42 IST New Delhi [India], June 21 (ANI/PNN): Bitliberte will become India’s first Web3 startup to raise USD 1.76 million to establish a full-fledged FashionFi ecosystem that will use non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and decentralized autonomous organizations (DAO) to bridge the gap between fashion and finance.Web3 is a notion for […]