Softbank investing in Jio as Mukesh Ambani deleverages business

NEW DELHI: Japan’s Softbank is reportedly looking to make a $ 2-3 billion investment in India’s fastest-growing telecom firm Reliance Jio as billionaire Mukesh Ambani looks to deleverage business by selling stakes. This comes on the back of reports of Saudi giant Aramco in discussions to buy a 25 per cent stake in Reliance Industries’ refining and […]

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Is Ghee Healthy? Here’s What the Science Says

Ghee is a type of clarified butter used in the cuisines of India and the Middle East. Traditionally, it’s made by gently heating cow’s-milk butter until its water content evaporates and its milk solids can be skimmed and strained away, leaving behind only the liquid fat. “Clarified butter is very similar [to ghee], but it’s sometimes made using high heat, […]

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21 insights to maximise your L&D investment

Learning and development is popular these days. Budgets are up and responsibilities are growing. The number of resources for upskilling workers is at an all-time high. Mobile, social, and cloud technologies are reinventing how employees learn, adding more flexibility and autonomy to the experience. And yet, learners aren’t happy. Their satisfaction levels don’t reflect the […]

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Social entrepreneurs and rural education

They must find solutions to the problems plaguing rural education and pave the way for an educated India, saysAbhishek Dubey An entrepreneur is someone who sees a specific issue in his community and comes up with a new idea or business, usually with the purpose of resolving it, ultimately leading to his own benefits and […]

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Heritage High: A film festival celebrates the culture of cities

THE excitement was palpable as students from 10 schools in and around the tricity got together at St Kabir Public School for the INTACH Filmit Film Festival 2019-20, to celebrate their own efforts in creating short films which showcase the heritage and culture of their city. The festival was organised by INTACH’S (Indian National Trust […]

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ReNew Power, NTPC eye PTC India’s wind power business

Mumbai: ReNew Power Ltd, India’s largest clean energy company, and state-run power utility NTPC Ltd have shown interest in the ongoing sale process of PTC India Ltd’s wind power business, said two people aware of the development, requesting anonymity. “ReNew Power and NTPC have been involved in talks with the company for the last few weeks and […]

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