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With theatrical releases being expensive and audiences not showing up for non tent-pole movies, the small- and medium-budget Hindi films are in crisis even as OTTs look at box-office performance to affix their digital rights price tags Preventive healthcare start-ups are spreading a transformational message: fitness, good health and lifestyle choices can lead to less illness. And consumers are lapping it up, creating a trend that could alter India's healthcare trajectory Following its demerger from Piramal Enterprises, Piramal Pharma limited is charting out an aggressive growth strategy to emerge as another pharmaceuticals giant ICICI Lombard General Insurance has leapfrogged from fifth to second spot in terms of market share after its merger with Bharti Axa. Now, it is gunning for the top spot on the back of organic growth and a focus on the retail health segment Erstwhile promoter Venugopal Dhoot is in a messy situation and his businesses could go into liquidation. Of particular interest is the Ravva oilfield, in which his group owns 25 per cent stake As the child rights commission pulls up BYJU'S for its alleged exploitative sales practices, the edtech giant has proposed an action plan to establish fairness. But will that be enough? Covid-19 has reappeared, but organisations are not too concerned. They say they are well-prepared to ensure business continuity A clutch of top brands in both two- and four-wheelers has opted out of Auto Expo 2023. But that may have more to do with Covid-19 of 2022 than any defining trend
Traditional full-service brokers are quickly diversifying to offer a bouquet of financial services to address the decline in broking income and new players and investors entering the market
Punit Renjen, CEO Emeritus of Deloitte, shares his views on the India growth story, climate change and mental health
Indian real estate's downward slide: How high home prices, rising interest rates are denting the sectorSpiking home prices and rising interest rates are putting off buyers, sending real estate demand on a downward curve
Ray and his top team are now putting together a sharp-focussed, contra marketing strategy that seeks to ensure that its core strengths are best juiced to ensure maximum growth.