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January 7, 2020

PM Modi holds meet with Indian business leaders; Ambani, Tata, Adani attend event

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with India's top business stalwarts and discussed how to improve economic growth and create new job opportunities. The meeting was attended by top businessmen like Ratan Tata (Tata Sons), Mukesh Ambani (Reliance Industries), Anand Mahindra (Mahindra & Mahindra), Gautam Adani (Adani Industries), Sunil Mittal (Bharti Airtel), Anil Agarwal (Vedanta), N Chandrasekaran (Tata Sons), AM Naik (L&T), along with others. The discussions assume significance as the government is looking at solutions for reviving the economy, which has witnessed a downturn in recent quarters

Q3FY20 to be one of the toughest quarters for media industry: Edelweiss

A recent report by Edelweiss Securities, says that Q3FY20 is likely to be one of the toughest quarters the media industry has seen in several years. The report estimates Zee Entertainment's (ZEEL) ad revenue to decline nearly 13 per cent YoY (on high base of nearly 22 per cent) and Sun TV Network's ad revenue to fall nearly 14 per cent YoY (base of nearly 12 per cent) in Q3FY20.

India becomes 2nd largest market on corporate renewable power

With Indian corporates increasingly adopting renewable power to run their offices and plants, the country has become the second largest growth market for corporate renewable power purchase agreements (PPAs) after the US. For the first half of 2019, India had a global share of 7.4 per cent with 440 megawatt (MW) installed, said a study

EPFO may cut interest rates in Jan; salaried employees to earn lower returns

The Employees' Provident Fund Oragnisation (EPFO) might reduce its interest rate leading to lower returns for millions of salaried people. The EPFO might reduce the interest rate to its subscribers by 15-25 basis points for this financial year.

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JNU Violence: Anand Mahindra condemns attacks on students; says culprits "must be traced and hunted down"

Industrialist Anand Mahindra has condemned the violent attacks in the Jawaharlal University (JNU) campus premises. The business tycoon took to Twitter on Sunday night to criticise the perpetrators of the savage assault on (JNU) students and teachers. Mahindra said that the goons who stormed the JNU campus and went on a rampage must be "hunted down swiftly". The 64-year old industrialist urged people across the country to speak out against the violence, irrespective of their ideology, politics or faith.

Delhi election 2020: Polls to be held on Feb 8, results on Feb 11, says Election Commission

Chief Election Officer Sunil Arora, on Monday, announced the Delhi election dates in a press conference. The Delhi Assembly Elections 2020 will be held on February 8 and the results will be announced on February 11.  The CEO said that the Model Code of Conduct has been imposed with immediate effect.

Bank strike on January 8: ATMs, branch services likely to take a hit

Banking operations across the country are likely to get affected on Wednesday as employees of many public sector banks (PSBs) will go on an all-India general strike or 'Bharat Bandh' on January 8. Several bank branches and ATM services could take a hit as PSB employee unions will protest against the Modi government's recent banking reforms and labour policies.

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