Ryanair is hiring 125 pilots to clean up its cancellations ‘mess’ — and could force 500 existing pilots to change holiday plans

Ryanair is hiring 125 pilots to avoid additional flight cancellations and could force 500 existing pilots to change holiday plans. According to Sky News, Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary said on Thursday that that the firm would recruit 125 pilots in the next week or two and increase pay for others. He also said the airline is […]

Swiggy looks to hire COO for marketplace business, CEO for ‘cloud kitchen’ business

Online food delivery start-up Swiggy (Bundl Technologies Pvt. Ltd) is in talks to hire a new chief operating officer (COO) for its main marketplace business and is also in the process of building out a new “cloud kitchen” vertical for which it is expected to hire a new chief executive officer, according to three people […]

Are businesses becoming more responsible?

Indian businesses are sharpening their focus on responsible business practices, according to the 2017 Responsible Business Rankings of the top 200 companies by sales for 2015-16, and 20 other companies. The report, co-produced by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Udaipur, and business advisory Futurescape Netcoms, found that 26% more companies published business responsibility reports […]

Subrata Roy’s Aamby Valley auction sees just two bidders: What makes the luxury resort so expensive?

Sahara Group’s massive luxury resort town Aamby Valley, which has been put up for auction by the Supreme Court, has found just a couple of parties who have shown interest in the bid. There are many steps in the auction process, but the first step for the bidder is to submit the KYC details. Both […]

Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali to enter dairy, apparel business this year

After announcing the launch of its packaged drinking water ‘Divya Jal’, Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved Ltd is expected to enter $70 billion dairy sector in India. According to a Livemint report, Patanjali will launch products in the dairy and apparel business this calendar year. “With this we will be in 11 categories. The total market […]

Will Today’s Devastating Weather Change Business the Way Hurricane Katrina Did?

  Twelve years ago, Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans. Eleven years ago, Walmart launched its sustainability initiative, deeply affecting how business has been done since then. It wasn’t a coincidence. During the hurricane and immediate recovery, the government at all levels was overwhelmed by the human and economic needs. It couldn’t deliver basic services like water. […]

Hope to see business get back to normal in subsequent quarters: Neuland Laboratories

Neuland Laboratories reported a disappointing set of Q1 earnings and the stock is trading sharply lower. In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Suchet Rao, Vice Chairman and CEO of the company spoke about the results and his outlook for the company. There was an impact because of the goods and services tax (GST) issue in terms of […]

Prepare to lose enormous wealth: Triguboff

The slowdown in the apartment market is worsening and will have a severe impact on the economy if it is not arrested, according to the country’s biggest apartment builder, billionaire Harry Triguboff. The number of new apartments sold had dropped and prices had fallen about 10 per cent over the past six months, the founder […]

Goldman Sachs asked its interns about their spending habits, social media apps, and dreams – here are their answers

Internship season has wrapped up on Wall Street, and young financiers have headed back to school with all the new skills and knowledge they picked up over the summer. Of course, banks can also learn a thing or two from the young people they hire for a summer. Goldman Sachs on Thursday released the firm’s second […]

Airtel arm launches ‘GST Advantage’ for SMEs

Airtel Business, the B2B arm of telecom major Bharti Airtel, has launched Airtel GST Advantage — a solution designed to enable small businesses and start-ups to file their GST returns “accurately, securely and seamlessly.” Launched in partnership with ClearTax, Airtel GST Advantage is being offered free to all existing Airtel Business customers. Three-pronged solution Airtel […]