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October 20, 2020
iPhone 12 smartphones are so costly in India that it can cover travel expenses to UAE. Even after considering travel cost of a short trip, your total expense of buying an iPhone 12 series smartphone there will be same as that of purchasing an iPhone 12 in India

Anand Adhikari
New Delhi, October 20, 2020
The new age  NBFCs like lending Fintechs and  Peer 2 Peer  lenders ,which are serving the under-served and unbanked customers,need a further strengthening of regulations in the light of new business challenges thrown up by the Covid -19. Few months ago, the RBI had raised a red flag citing some malpractices like charging exorbitant interest rates , harsh recovery methods by using social media tools and unauthorised use of customers personal data. Post the pandemic, the problems of new age NBFCs have only compounded because of drying up of funding sources and the unsecured nature of loans and risky non salaried customers. A comprehensive review of operations of these new age NBFCs will certainly provide key sights on how these models are working , their credit appraisal system , the gaps in risk management , level of auditing , compliance culture and the governance framework. In fact, a timely intervention by the RBI will be good for the growth of new age NBFCs and also the financial system. Watch as Anand Adhikari, Executive Editor, Business Today, explains. Read more: Wait till Q4! RBI Governor Das sees light at the end of the tunnel for economyAlso watch: First big step in creating 'Too Big To Fail' framework for LIC, GIC Re and New India

Manu Kaushik
October 15, 2020
The debate around 5G is getting louder. But before jumping to any conclusion whether India needs 5G or not, it's important to assess its pros and cons

Joe C Mathew
October 15, 2020
Civil society groups say there is an inequality of access to critical technologies that are needed to address the pandemic; they want WTO member countries to unequivocally support the adoption of the IP Waiver proposal

October 7, 2020
The antitrust subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee recommended that Alphabet Inc's Google, Apple Inc , and Facebook - with a combined market value of over $5 trillion - should not both control and compete in related businesses

September 9, 2020
The CP therapy involves taking antibodies from the blood of a person who has recovered from COVID-19 and transfusing those into an active coronavirus patient to help kickstart the immune system to fight the infection

August 29, 2020
The board meeting is being deferred due to the non-completion of the financial results' audit process, the company said in a late evening announcement to the stock market on Friday

August 27, 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has been instructing banks to increase lending, but bankers say they are choosing to be cautious

Mansi Jaswal
August 20, 2020
A survey conducted by Max Bupa Health Insurance company found that millennials - people in the age group of 25 to 35 years - were increasingly curious to understand health coverage

Anand Adhikari
New Delhi, August 18, 2020
Fintechs' ties with banks and NBFCs have come under the Reserve Bank of Indias scanner for shoddy practices. Here is the inside story

Ankita Chakravarti
August 13, 2020
After months of speculations and leaks, Motorola's next premium device finally gets a release date.

Ankita Chakravarti
New Delhi, July 29, 2020
Motorola is speculated to be working on a new Android foldable device that could be called the Motorola Razr 2020.

Prasanna Mohanty
July 27, 2020
Profit-driven enterprises are ill-suited to protect the health and life of a vast majority of people, as the US and Indian governments experience, but do precious little, thereby failing in their primary duty

July 25, 2020
They need to raise and conserve capital. This is because when it is needed, capital may not be available or become highly expensive,\" Vishwanathan said while speaking at a webinar organised by Enqube Collaboration

Joe C Mathew
July 25, 2020
False billing of patients for care that was never provided, differential care to patients paying hospital rates versus the government fixed rates, detaining patients until the bill amount is settled by the family are some of the other complaints

July 11, 2020
Remdesivir black marketing: The accused were caught red-handed while selling the medicine and the police also recovered four vials

July 2, 2020
Acting U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss in Manhattan called the incentives for doctors \"nothing more than bribes,\" and said federal healthcare programs paid hundreds of millions of dollars in reimbursements for prescriptions tainted by kickbacks

Naveen Kumar
June 24, 2020
Rising cost of disposables and consumables has made coronavirus treatment in private hospitals really exorbitant. The COVID-19 plans are expected to provide that much-needed support

Chitranjan Kumar
New Delhi, June 24, 2020
Banks and NBFCs, irrespective of whether they lend through their own digital lending platform or through an outsourced lending platform, must adhere to the fair practices code guidelines in letter and spirit, says RBI

June 14, 2020
The meeting of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) will also have on its agenda ways to empower resident welfare associations, exploring possibility of using large blocks of vacant flats as makeshift COVID hospitals

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