Govt won't go for lockdowns in big way: Sitharaman

Amid surging coronavirus cases in India, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman made it clear that the government would not go for lockdowns in a big way and only resort to local containment. In a virtual meeting with World Bank Group President...

Tata Sons exits BPM biz, offloads Conneqt stake

Tata Sons has sold its remaining 30% in the business process management (BPM) unit Conneqt to Quess Corp - majority owned by Indian-Canadian businessman Prem Watsa - for £20.8 million.

After making personal investments in e-commerce major Snapdeal and online jewellery store Bluestone, Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus, Tata Sons is now investing in furniture e-tailer Urban Ladder.

An annual nation branding survey carried out by research firm Anholt-GfK, which measures the reputation of countries, ranks India at 31st among 50 countries, with Germany overtaking the United States for top spot in 2014.

News website Huffington Post launched its India edition in a tie-up with media conglomerate Times of India Group, as the AOL-owned site expands into markets where internet use is growing rapidly



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