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Management sectors: The best one for you

Along with the preparation for the management entrance tests goes the need to be equipped with information. Which is your favourite sector? Which sector will be suitable for you? What opportunities does it offer? Here is an overview of the various MBA sectors in India. ... Read More

MBA BUZZ

Stand out: How to improve your PROFILE

What is it that a B-school looks for in an applicant? What should the candidates have done until their application that might get them the admission? It's all about having a good, varied profile, one that will show you've done extraordinary things in an ordinary setting. ... Read More

A C.A.T. Approach to Cracking the CAT

Just in case you thought that the above conforms to the age old wisdom in the adage - "an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth", you are definitely right - the C.A.T. for the CAT! ... Read More

CORPORATE INTERVIEW

Passion is pivotal for your venture's success

...feels RAHUL AGARWAL, Founder-Director, Ideal Insurance Brokers Pvt. Ltd. In a conversation with Alolika Banerjee, he shares his entrepreneurial journey and the drive that led him to start his company at the age of 23. ... Read More

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10 Must follow rules of corporate etiquette

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Popular beer companies launch new brands in India: Heineken, Anheuser-Busch InBev, and Carlsberg will collectively be introducing about a dozen new beer brands in India to slake the thirst of its summer-singed consumers. ... Read More

Corporate WORLD

Indian ITeS sector now at a crossroads

The information technology sector is suddenly in a challenged state in India today. With visa restrictions, lack of skilled employees and change in customer expectations taking a toll on the industry, what's the way ahead? Time for us to keep a cautious eye and wait and watch! ... Read More

IPL and its impact on the Indian economy

India is caught in the IPL frenzy. From being the 6th among the sports leagues of the world, the Indian Premier League is generating quite a hullabaloo. However, critics are also providing reasons to condemn this extravaganza. How the celebrated league shapes up, remains to be seen. ... Read More

Flipkart acquires eBay India: What's the scenario now?

The e-commerce industry in India is in a very sensitive phase. Amidst the trend of acquisitions and intense competition from international market leaders, the desi players are leaving no stone unturned to survive in these trying times. ... Read More

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Word Dose

Hunger was pushed out of the tall houses, in the wretched clothing that hung upon poles and lines; Hunger was patched into them with straw and rag and wood and paper; ... Read More

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India's longest bridge inaugurated in Arunachal Pradesh
Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has inaugurated India's longest bridge in Arunachal Pradesh on May 26th, marking BJP-led NDA's three years in government.

The Dhola-Sadiya Bridge is built over the river Lohit, which is a tributary of the Brahmaputra. It links Dhola in Assam to Sadiya in Arunachal Pradesh.

The bridge will be of immense help to the commuters, since it will reduce travel time between the two states by as much as four hours.

Modi earlier tweeted and described the bridge as "one of the most important infrastructure projects to be undertaken" in the country.
FSSAI gives green signal for 5% vegetable fat in chocolates
India's food regulator has allowed the use of vegetable fat in chocolates, Solvent Extractors Association, a lobby group of edible oil traders, has said.

It has been over two decades since the association has been pursuing the authorities to treat vegetable fats as coco butter equivalents for the purpose of making chocolates. The argument that they put forth was that it will boost local collection of tree borne oilseeds and support the livelihood of tribal people.

Vegetable fat, which has physical properties similar to coco butter and is widely used by chocolate makers in Europe, was not permitted for chocolate manufacturing in India till now.
Vodafone sees signs of stability returning to the Indian telecom market
With Reliance Jio Infocomm starting to charge for services from April 1, Vodafone has seen early signs of stability returning to the Indian telecom market. However, there is still fear that the industry is fragile and could again be disrupted by a new promotional offer from the telco.

"I think it is a bit early to call the bottom of the market," Vodafone Group chief financial officer Nick Read said during an analyst call after annual results.

"It remains fragile and Jio could always determine a new promotion but we are starting to see stabilisation in important metrics going forward," Read said.
Mukesh Ambani tops Forbes 'Global Game Changers' list
Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani has topped the Forbes list of 'Global Game Changers'. This is one listing of personalities who are known for transforming their industries and changing the lives of billions of people around the globe.

Forbes' second annual Global Game Changers list includes 25 'intrepid business leaders' who are 'unsatisfied with the status quo' and 'transforming their industries and changing the lives of billions of people around the globe.'

Ambani, 60, comes at the top of the list for his game changing efforts to bring the internet to India's masses.
Dabur takes over South African hair care brand
Dabur has taken over South African hair care brand 'Long and Lasting' by acquiring both its manufacturer and distributor, the company said in a filing on the Bombay Stock Exchange.

Dabur South Africa, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dabur International, has entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire personal care products firms D&A Cosmetics Proprietary and Atlanta Body & Health Products on or before June 1, 2018, the company said in the filing.

Even though the deal size was not disclosed from the company, officials aware of the development said it is estimated at Rs 25 crore.
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