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Saras Sarasvathy to conduct a workshop on Wednesday

Saras Sarasvathy to conduct a workshop on Wednesday

PUNE: A scholar on cognitive basis of high-performance entrepreneurship, will be conducting a workshop at the at . The workshop will be held on August 1 and 2 and it will be attended by students, entrepreneurs, educators and faculty. A statement issued by the university said that, apart from being a Paul Hammaker professor at the ‘s Darden School, Sarasvathy […]

Maths play house at New English School

Maths play house at New English School

PUNE: The on has started a play house in order to inculcate activity-based teaching among its students. The concept was initiated by school officials Nagesh Mone and Manohar Railkar. The play house was inaugurated recently by principal of Sir Parshurambhai College, Dilip Sheth. A statement issued by the school stated that the inauguration programme began with a welcome song sung […]

Mahatma Gandhi Chair set up in Calcutta University

Mahatma Gandhi Chair set up in Calcutta University

KOLKATA: A letter has been sent by the state government to the Calcutta University vice-chancellor Sonali Chakraborty Bandopadhyay to create the Mahatma Gandhi Chair professor. The letter was placed before the syndicate on Monday. In the letter it has been mentioned that a committee has been set up by the state government to celebrate the 150 birth centenary celebrations of […]

Kochhar probe a risk factor, ICICI Bank warns

Kochhar probe a risk factor, ICICI Bank warns

MUMBAI: has warned domestic and international shareholders that the bank faces reputation risk and regulatory action. It has highlighted the ongoing investigations into allegations relating to its CEO as a risk factor. Meanwhile, the RBI has approved the appointment of Sandeep Bakhshi as chief operating officer reporting to the board of the bank. The country‘s largest private bank on Monday […]

Kumar Mangalam Birla, YC Deveshwar appointed non-official directors in Air India

Kumar Mangalam Birla, YC Deveshwar appointed non-official directors in Air India

NEW DELHI: Renowned industrialists and were on Wednesday appointed as non-official independent directors in , an official order said. It is perhaps for the first time that big industrialists like them have been named on the board of a public sector enterprise, officials said. Birla heads the $44.3 billion multinational Aditya Birla Group, which operates in 35 countries across six […]

RBI to set up panel to review demand for extended forex market timing

RBI to set up panel to review demand for extended forex market timing

MUMBAI: With the demand for extending the market timings for a segments like currency futures and over- the-counter forex markets gaining currency, the Reserve Bank said on Wednesday it will set up a committee to review the same. Deputy governor Viral Acharya on Wednesday said with increased global integration of the domestic markets, it is increasingly being discussed that market […]

Cabinet clears amendments to GST laws

Cabinet clears amendments to GST laws

NEW DELHI: The Cabinet on Wednesday approved which included hiking threshold limit for availing composition scheme dealers to Rs 1.5 crore, among other things. The government will now table amendments to the Central law, Integrated GST law, Compensation Cess law in the ongoing monsoon session of Parliament. “GST laws amendments have been cleared,” an official source said after the Cabinet […]