Sitharaman Invites Swedish Businesses To Build Smart Cities In India

India plans to spend Rs 100 lakh crore on building and upgrading public infrastructure over the next five years, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Tuesday and asked multinational corporations to participate in various upcoming greenfield and brownfield projects. “We are looking at building more smart cities where Swedish businesses can contribute,” she said while […]

India Today Inspiration: Virat Kohli sets the ball rolling in cracking 1st episode

India cricket team captain Virat Kohli will set the ball rolling at ‘India Today Inspiration’ — a series of conversations with some of India’s biggest sporting legends. What it takes to be a champion? How do these champions deal with failures? How did they make it to the top? What do they do when they […]

What India needs to do to better ease of doing business score

A perceptible improvement to India’s ranking in the World Bank’s ‘ease of doing business’ (EDB) index is welcome news. It provides scores for a set of 10 distinct areas of business regulation, and it’s significant that India’s position has now moved 14 places to 63rd among 190 economies. We could do much better. It is […]

Oppo A9 2020, Oppo A5 2020 With Quad Rear Cameras, 5,000mAh Battery Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Oppo A9 2020 and Oppo A5 2020 smartphones are official. The Chinese smartphone maker on Wednesday unveiled the new phones without much fanfare and revealed that Oppo A9 2020 and A5 2020 will go on sale in the country via Amazon and physical retailers later this month. Both Oppo A9 2020 and Oppo A5 2020 […]

Bain Capital to enter credit business in India, hires director

MUMBAI: Bain Capital, world’s leading private multi-asset alternative investment firm, is all set to expand its operations in credit & special situations business in India. Bain Capital Credit, its credit specialist arm, has hired Suruchi Nangia as a director as part of setting up an independent Indian team for credit operations, two people close to the development said. Nangia, former […]

We want to double business in next three years: Rajiv Bhalla, MD, Barco India

NEW DELHI: Display technology firm BarcoIndia, a 100% subsidiary of Belgium headquartered Barco NV sees a big opportunity in India in areas including smart cities development. infrastructure and entertainment. It has helped set up `video walls’ in command and control centers for telcos, managing cities, police requirements, entertainment and so on. In an interview with ET, Rajiv Bhalla, managing […]

How India caught on the new-age board game culture of the west to create an ecosystem of cafes & communities back home

It is a weeknight. It is also game night for Akhila Phadnis. The 29-year-old board game devotee from north Bengaluru has just spent nearly one-and-a-half hours braving the city’s infamous traffic snarl to reach the eastern suburb of Kodihalli. But her enthusiasm remains unaffected, for Cheating Moth and Codenames await. Her indifference to put herself through a […]

India’s Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse market to grow fastest globally, says Amit Ray of Protiviti India

In India, with over 400 start-ups in the Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning domain and over $150 million privately invested fund in the last two years, the growth seems obvious but there is a substantial lag in growth, compared to the US and China, tells Amit Ray, MD-Data Analytics Practice, Protiviti Member Firm for India. […]