digital economy


Ker CM invites emerging knowledge companies to the state

Mar 22 2018

Vijayan invited emerging knowledge companies to the state promising them a digital infra in the state, which was preparing to become a major force in the digital economy.

National Telecom Policy 2018 must set stage for Telecom-Plus era

Mar 06 2018

The National Telecom Policy (NTP) 2018 is on the anvil. There could have been no better time than this for a new telecom policy.

Digital economy cannot be forced on people: Pallam Raju

Feb 20 2018

It can be an option and convenience if somebody wants to pay digitally, but cash has been the comfort factor, especially for the rural population, Raju said.

India to be $1 tn digital economy in 5 years: Prasad

Feb 19 2018

Prasad said his ministry is working in mission mode to make India's digital sector $1 trillion economy in next five years.

Maha must clip at 15.4% to become a $1-tln economy: Fadnavis

Feb 19 2018

Fadnavis said for Maharashtra to become a USD 1-trillion economy by 2025 it needs to grow at a 15.4 percent per annum, and focus more on the services sector.

EU moves to remove barriers to data flows in trade deals

Feb 09 2018

The Eu will seek to break down barrier to the flow of data between biz in future trade deals, as it tries to promote a more digital economy while also protecting privacy.

Prasad to meet IT industry on Thursday on digital economy roadmap

Dec 13 2017

Prasad is slated to meet the industry tomorrow to discuss the roadmap for India to become a USD 1 trn digital economy in the coming years.

One year on, Prabhu hails DeMon; calls it a crucial step

Nov 08 2017

Suresh Prabhu said demonitisation was one of the crucial decisions against the black money and now the country is progressing towards a digital economy.

Mastercard lab to help India on inclusive digital economy goal

Oct 10 2017

Mastercard said it has launched its first technology lab in the country that will help India move towards digital economy and financial inclusion.

GES 2017 to focus on four major areas; Modi's speech in focus

Oct 05 2017

The GES with a theme 'Women First, Prosperity for All', will bring together approximately 1,500 entrepreneurs, investors, and ecosystem supporters from around the world.

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Acquires Cynosure Inc and Cynosure Interface Solutions for $31mn and Rs13cr respectively

To add platform capabilities in the insurance segment which contributes 15% of total business

The Acquisition is expected to close within the next 3 months


Sells Essar Steel loan to Deutsche Bank

Has sold its $385 mn Foreign currency loan extended to Essar Steel

Bank has taken a 38% haircut

Rs 1600 cr is expected earnings to the bank from the deal

Economic Times Reports


To Sell 50% stake in prime Mumbai office assets to Blackstone for $1.3bn

The co is also in discussions to sell its residential and commercial projects in Chennai

To convene shareholder’s meet on 23rd March in regard to the proposed divestment

Mint Reports


Gets Order Worth Rs 230 Cr From NTPC

To perform the pressure part metallurgy upgradation for 3 660MW super critical steam generators

Will help NTPC commission the 3x 660MW plant started 12years


Declared L1 bidder for EPC Project in UP worth Rs 677cr from NHAI

The completion period for the project is 30 months

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