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Ajay Piramal on need for corporates to up CSR spends in underdeveloped districts

Jul 23, 2021

 The tycoon said currently only 1.5 per cent of such funds reach such districts that lack basic amenities in education and healthcare. He describes the strides made by Piramal Foundation in areas of education, healthcare and sanitation.

Decoding Zomato's strong debut on stock market as m-cap crosses Rs 1 Lakh cr

Jul 23, 2021

Zomato’s stock got listed on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) at Rs 116 per share, a 53 per cent premium on its final offer price of Rs 76. On the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), it opened at Rs 115 at a premium of over 51 per cent. After getting listed, Zomato’s market capitalisation soared over Rs 1 lakh crore on the NSE.

SIP in cryptocurrency: Here’s all you want to know

Jul 23, 2021

Investing in a ccthrough the Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) route is fairly common. Now, some cryptocurrency exchanges also provide the facility to invest in as selected cryptocurrencies through the SIP. How sustainable is the model? What kind of investors should invest in cryptocurrencies via SIP and why.

Ramdev on global plans and why he wants to be 2nd to none

Jul 22, 2021

In an interview with Business Today, Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev laid out his plans for Ruchi Soya in the near future. He also revealed how he facilitated the turnaround for Ruchi Soya and how he wants to dominate the FMCG market in India and go global.

Ramdev on plans to make Ruchi Soya a market leader and global brand

Jul 21, 2021

Yoga Guru and founder of Patanjali Baba Ramdev has huge plans for Ruchi Soya. He speaks to Business Today about the roadmap for Ruchi Soya and how he intends making it a global brand.

D-street tanks amid global sell-off! Here's all you need to know

Jul 20, 2021

Global sell-off continues as rising cases of Delta variant of Covid-19 threatened to derail the global economic recovery.  There was no respite for the Indian equity market as well. Sensex and Nifty are trading sharply lower dragged by selling across the board.

IPO craze: Why are so many companies going public?

Jul 17, 2021

more firms are expected to take the initial public offering (IPO) route to get listed on domestic stock markets later this year. Paytm, LIC are all lining up. What's the reason behind the craze?

Watch: What is ITC?

Jul 16, 2021

Under Sanjiv Puri, the ITC's FMCG business is now almost Rs 15,000 crore. FY21 has been one of the best years for the non-cigarette FMCG business with EBITDA margins at 9 per cent, up 180 basis points over FY20

WHO warns against mixing and matching Covid vaccines

Jul 15, 2021

Infectious disease experts are weighing whether people who received Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine should receive a booster of the Pfizer or Moderna mRNA-based vaccine which are said to be more effective against the highly contagious Delta variant.

Former FM P Chidambaram comments on rising prices, offers solutions

Jul 14, 2021

Former finance minister P Chidambaram targeted the govt over inflation and rising fuel prices. In an exclusive interview with India Today, he defended accusations hurled at the Congress and also expressed concern about rising prices during the pandemic.

Are Covidiots inviting the 3rd wave of coronavirus?

Jul 14, 2021

PM Modi has asked people not to invite a 3rd wave of the deadly coronavirus and instead avert it. He expressed concerns over  the crowds in tourist places and markets. As the states are easing Covid-19 curbs, Covidiots continue to flout coronavirus norms.