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Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank were merged with Bank of Baroda from April 1, 2019 (REUTERS)
The lender which amalgamated with Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank in April 2019, had over 84,000 employees at the end of FY20. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint
The lender which amalgamated with Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank in April 2019, had over 84,000 employees at the end of FY20. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint

Bank of Baroda to hire laterally for digi banking roles

  • The consultant hired to manage lateral hiring will have to facilitate recruitment for junior and middle-level roles on regular or contract basis, not only for the bank but also its wholly-owned subsidiaries

The three fuel retailers — IOC, Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd and Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd — revise jet fuel and non-subsidised LPG prices on the first of every month, based on the average international prices in the preceding month. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint
The three fuel retailers — IOC, Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd and Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd — revise jet fuel and non-subsidised LPG prices on the first of every month, based on the average international prices in the preceding month. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint

ATF prices hiked by 10% to 55,737.91 per kl in Delhi

  • Jet fuel prices are revised every fortnight by state-run oil marketing companies, and have been on the rise since October

Diesel is the most widely used petroleum product in India, accounting for around 40% of total fuel use. (Photo: Mint)
Diesel is the most widely used petroleum product in India, accounting for around 40% of total fuel use. (Photo: Mint)

Fuel retailers gearing up for rural-led economic rebound

Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum -- two of the three biggest fuel retailers -- both said they planned to raise the proportion of outlets they have in rural areas this year

File photo Golden Globe (AFP)
Small banks can offer loans at rates that larger peers aren’t able to match.
The government will auction 2,251MHz of spectrum at a reserve price of  ₹3.92 trillion starting 1 March (Mint)
The government will auction 2,251MHz of spectrum at a reserve price of 3.92 trillion starting 1 March (Mint)

Response to 4G auction may set tone for 5G reserve price

Though the government accepted the base price for 5G spectrum auction recommended by the sector regulator in August 2018, and has so far not indicated lowering it, poor participation in the forthcoming auction by telecom companies may push it to reconsider the pricing said experts

State Bank of India reached a landmark by crossing the  ₹5 lakh crore- mark in its home loan business (Bloomberg)
The company, which currently sells four bikes in the premium segment, plans to bring in 300 cc and above models while expanding its BigWing sales network in the country.
India has about 1.17 million digitally skilled employee base as of FY21, according to IT industry apex body Nasscom.
Bank holidays in March 2021: Full list here. (Mint)
The workforce confidence index shows that while India remains resilient, professionals from different generations have contrasting reasons to stay confident in these testing times.
The workforce confidence index shows that while India remains resilient, professionals from different generations have contrasting reasons to stay confident in these testing times.

Gen X bets on work experience, millennials focus on upskilling: LinkedIn

Nearly 80% professionals are confident about skilling opportunities while 79% are confident about the strength of their curriculum vitaes, according to LinkedIn’s workforce confidence index

K’taka govt officials said that they have been asked not to divulge any details of the deal with Tesla.bloomberg (MINT_PRINT)
K’taka govt officials said that they have been asked not to divulge any details of the deal with Tesla.bloomberg (MINT_PRINT)
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What’s missing in the electric-vehicle revolution: Enough places to plug in

  • As dozens of new battery-powered, plug-in car models come to market, roadtrippers who bought anything but a Tesla are discovering that America’s charging infrastructure isn’t ready for prime time

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Corporates, banks and fintech firms are eyeing licences to set up a New Umbrella Entity, which will rival NPCI.  (Photo: iStock)
Bank deposits fell  ₹16,691 crore to  ₹147.81 trillion in the two weeks to Feb. 12.  (Photo: Bloomberg)
A sales person displays features of JioPhone as he poses for a photograph at a store of Reliance Industries' Jio telecoms unit.  (REUTERS)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi  (PTI)
The transaction will be discharged primarily via issuance of about 3.64 crore equity shares of Airtel at a price of  ₹600 per share (REUTERS)
The transaction will be discharged primarily via issuance of about 3.64 crore equity shares of Airtel at a price of 600 per share (REUTERS)

Airtel to seek shareholders' nod to issue 3.64 cr shares to LMIL

As per the contours of the recently-announced deal, Bharti Airtel will acquire 20 per cent stake in Bharti Telemedia from Warburg Pincus affiliate, LMIL, for about 3,126 crore

Starting with monster film Godzilla vs Kong, several US films are lined up for release in the coming weeks. (Source: Twitter @GodzillaMovies)
Starting with monster film Godzilla vs Kong, several US films are lined up for release in the coming weeks. (Source: Twitter @GodzillaMovies)

In good news for Indian cinema, key overseas markets reopen

  • This will help better recovery not just for Indian film offerings but also encourage more Hollywood film releases, that look to recoup investments globally, in turn, helping the Indian market where there is major appeal for them

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