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Mukesh Ambani earlier said, 'Silver Lake will be an invaluable partner in implementing our vision for Indian Retail'
Mukesh Ambani earlier said, 'Silver Lake will be an invaluable partner in implementing our vision for Indian Retail'

RIL gets 7,500 crore from Silver Lake for 1.75% stake in retail arm

  • On 9 September, Reliance Industries announced that Silver Lake would invest 7,500 crore in its retail arm
  • This marks the second investment by Silver Lake in a subsidiary of Reliance Industries, following a 10,202.55 crore investment in Jio Platforms

BJP MP Tejasvi Surya speaks at Lok Sabha (PTI)
The NCB had launched an investigation into the drugs case after it received official communication from the Enforcement Directorate
This picture taken on September 19, 2020 from across the water in Hong Kong shows a view of the skyline of Yantian, a district in the neighbouring Chinese mainland city of Shenzhen.
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The COVID-19 test kit is far more economical and reliable than the ones used currently, claimed the makers (AFP)
Senior citizens can draw a minimum pension of  ₹1,000 per month depending on the amount invested in the scheme
Karan Johar, owner of Dharma Productions
(From left) Bennix and Jayaraj
The tariff of RJio's post-paid plans are almost double of its existing plans. (REUTERS)
The tariff of RJio's post-paid plans are almost double of its existing plans. (REUTERS)

Jio's post-paid plans indicate shift towards higher ARPU regime: Ind-Ra

  • The tariff differentiations between telcos -- RJio, Bharti Airtel Ltd (BAL) and Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL) -- have also been gradually thinning away over the past nine to 12 months, indicating lowering competition intensity

Anil Ambani, chairman, Reliance Group, said he believed that upon the resolution of RCom and RITL’s debt, as per resolution plans filed before NCLT, a significant portion, if not the whole, of the said debts will stand discharged.mint
Anil Ambani, chairman, Reliance Group, said he believed that upon the resolution of RCom and RITL’s debt, as per resolution plans filed before NCLT, a significant portion, if not the whole, of the said debts will stand discharged.mint

Simple man of simple tastes, leads disciplined not lavish lifestyle: Anil Ambani

Former billionaire Anil Ambani rejected a judge’s comment that he lived a 'lavish lifestyle' as he faced questions about his assets from lawyers acting for a trio of Chinese banks

Family members and relatives of Indian musician SP Balasubrahmanyam mourn during his last rites, he passed away in Chennai on Friday. (ANI Photo)
Contrarians typically aim to do the opposite of whatever the crowd is doing, but sometimes the crowd is right.
Manmohan Singh turns 88 today
The yellow metal had hit a record high of  ₹56,200 last month.
Former DGP Gupteshwar Pandey arrives at Janta Dal (United) headquarters to attend a meeting with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, in Patna, Saturday (PTI)
Former DGP Gupteshwar Pandey arrives at Janta Dal (United) headquarters to attend a meeting with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, in Patna, Saturday (PTI)

Former Bihar top cop Gupteshwar Pandey set to join Nitish Kumar's JDU today

  • The ex-Bihar DGP quitting the IPS has triggered speculation of him contesting the upcoming Bihar assembly polls
  • Pandey was supposed to join the Nitish Kumar-led JDU on 26 September at a ceremony scheduled at 1 pm

An employee of SinoVac works in a lab at a factory producing its SARS CoV-2 Vaccine for COVID-19 named CoronaVac in Beijing on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. SinoVac's CEO says they have injected 90 percent of its employees and family members, or about 3,000 people, and provided tens of thousands of rounds of CoronaVac to the municipal government of Beijing. It's a highly unusual move that raises ethical and safety questions, as companies and governments worldwide race to develop a vaccine that will stop the spread of the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) (AP)
An employee of SinoVac works in a lab at a factory producing its SARS CoV-2 Vaccine for COVID-19 named CoronaVac in Beijing on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. SinoVac's CEO says they have injected 90 percent of its employees and family members, or about 3,000 people, and provided tens of thousands of rounds of CoronaVac to the municipal government of Beijing. It's a highly unusual move that raises ethical and safety questions, as companies and governments worldwide race to develop a vaccine that will stop the spread of the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) (AP)

China pushes emergency use of covid vaccine despite concerns

Chinese companies earlier drew attention for giving the vaccine to their top executives and leading researchers before human trials to test their safety and efficacy had even begun

As public sentiment turns against China amid an ongoing border conflict, New Delhi has clamped down hard on Chinese presence in the Indian tech ecosystem (MINT_PRINT)
FILE - In this Monday Jan. 28, 2019 file photo, workers erect a fence along the Denmark Germany border at Padborg, Denmark. Officials say the number of wild boars in Denmark has fallen since a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence was erected along the German border to protect the valuable Danish pork industry. The fence was put up last year in an attempt to prevent wild swine crossing from Germany and breeding with farm pigs or possibly passing disease. (Frank Cilius/Ritzau Scanpix via AP, File) (AP)
FILE - In this Monday Jan. 28, 2019 file photo, workers erect a fence along the Denmark Germany border at Padborg, Denmark. Officials say the number of wild boars in Denmark has fallen since a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence was erected along the German border to protect the valuable Danish pork industry. The fence was put up last year in an attempt to prevent wild swine crossing from Germany and breeding with farm pigs or possibly passing disease. (Frank Cilius/Ritzau Scanpix via AP, File) (AP)

Dogs, drones scour German border in race against fatal pig fever

  • Dogs trained to sniff out dead boar started searching on Monday, and the government secured a 150-square-kilometer (58 square miles) area with a temporary electric fence

Rising temperatures and hot, humid heatwaves are a growing threat to India as climate change accelerates. (Photo: Getty Images)
Rising temperatures and hot, humid heatwaves are a growing threat to India as climate change accelerates. (Photo: Getty Images)

Is extreme heat making India unlivable?

2020 is on track to becoming one of the hottest years ever recorded globally. But nowhere is extreme heat and humidity as much a threat as in India

A man rides a bicycle next to a billboard calling people to wear masks. (AP)
A man rides a bicycle next to a billboard calling people to wear masks. (AP)

Do masks help boost Covid immunity?

Non-medical fabric or disposable masks have been recommended across the world, mainly as a way to help stop infected people from spreading the new coronavirus

A woman sits with her child inside a quarantine centre for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients amidst the spread of the disease at an indoor sports complex in New Delhi (REUTERS)
Gold rates: Prices on MCX settled at  ₹49,666 per 10 gram
People cross a street at the shopping district of Orchard Road amid the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore. (REUTERS)
During the moratorium period, borrowers don’t have to pay EMIs on the loan
The income tax department has already rolled out pan-India faceless assessment facilities from August 13
The income tax department has already rolled out pan-India faceless assessment facilities from August 13

Faceless income tax assessment starts today. How it works

  • The faceless assessment of tax will 'honour honest income tax payers in the country'
  • The income tax department has already rolled out pan-India faceless assessment facilities for all taxpayers from August 13

Faced with regulatory heat, VIL recently dropped the faster data speed claims (Mint)
Faced with regulatory heat, VIL recently dropped the faster data speed claims (Mint)

Trai drops probe against Voda Idea on priority plan issue

  • Faced with regulatory heat, VIL recently dropped the faster data speed claims which formed a prominent part of its pay-more-for-priority-treatment offering and filed a revised plan with Trai.

Amid the recent volatility, the market is waiting for two IPOs opening next week—UTI AMC Ltd and Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd—looking to raise a total of  ₹2,604 crore.
Amid the recent volatility, the market is waiting for two IPOs opening next week—UTI AMC Ltd and Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd—looking to raise a total of 2,604 crore.

Market volatility may hit IPO party

Multiple IPOs in September saw massive subscriptions and bumper listing gains, thanks to copious liquidity and an IPO drought since March.

LinkedIn wants to expand people’s image of it from just a platform to find a job or a person to a place where conversations can also happen, said Kiran Prasad, vice president of product at the company.
The state-of-the-art RRTS rolling stock will be first of its kind in India with a design speed of 180 kmph.
SIP in NPS will work just like SIP in mutual funds. SIP is a technique where an investor can order her bank to debit a specific sum at regular intervals towards an investment. Photo: iStock
SIP in NPS will work just like SIP in mutual funds. SIP is a technique where an investor can order her bank to debit a specific sum at regular intervals towards an investment. Photo: iStock

SIP in NPS to be launched before Dussehra

The government is making continuous efforts to improve NPS and make it more attractive for investors.

Due to the recent defaults in debt mutual funds, I do not want to add them to my portfolio. Which is the other best and safe debt investment option?
Due to the recent defaults in debt mutual funds, I do not want to add them to my portfolio. Which is the other best and safe debt investment option?

Which debt mutual fund is safe to invest?

  • I am investing in equities through mutual funds. I have three multi cap and one mid cap scheme in my portfolio
  • I am content with their performance

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a sign outside Pfizer Headquarters in the Manhattan. (REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a sign outside Pfizer Headquarters in the Manhattan. (REUTERS)

Covid vaccine: Pfizer urged to wait for November to seek authorization

Pfizer Inc. should wait until at least late November before seeking FDA authorization of its Covid-19 vaccine to meet rigorous safety standards, more than 60 leading researchers and bioethicists said.

An individual carrying on cash transactions should ensure that he reports all his income in the ITR to avoid receiving notices from Income Tax Department. (iStock)
An individual carrying on cash transactions should ensure that he reports all his income in the ITR to avoid receiving notices from Income Tax Department. (iStock)

Income tax: How to comply with cash transaction obligations?

Individuals are not required to report cash transactions while filing their income tax returns unless they carry on business or profession which is liable to tax audit.

Admissions under the first cut-off list will begin on October 12 and end on October 14. (Hindustan Times)
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