The Indian direct selling industry’s growth has declined 5.3 per cent to Rs 19,020 crore in FY22, impacted by a devastating second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report. Nearly 60 per cent of the direct selling companies reported negative growth due to multiple challenges faced by them during the pandemic, said an Annual Survey
Tata Power re-appoints Praveer Sinha as CEO, MD
Tata Power on Thursday said it has re-appointed Praveer Sinha as the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director. His re-appointment to the top post is for a period of four years from May 1, 2023, to April 30, 2027, subject to the approval of the members of the company, Tata Power said in a regulatory filing.
Meta to cut employee bonus payouts in fresh cost-cutting move
After laying off 21,000 employees in two job cut rounds, Meta (formerly Facebook) is further looking to cut costs, and has reportedly plans lower bonus payouts for some workers in its ‘Year of Efficiency’.
Twitter launches new API with free, basic, enterprise tiers
Elon Musk-run Twitter has launched its new paid API (Application Programming Interface) platform with free, basic, and enterprise access tiers. The company shared the information on Twitter via its Twitter Dev account: “Today we are launching our new Twitter API access tiers!
Microsoft brings ads to its Bing chat
Microsoft brings ads to its Bing chat Microsoft has announced that it is bringing ads to its AI-powered Bing chat, its new search agent powered by OpenAI’s GPT-4.
Ravi Teja’s next to hit screens 20 Oct
Ravi Teja’s prestigious Pan India film Tiger Nageswara Rao being directed by Vamsee. This indeed is the most ambitious project of producer Abhishek Agarwal of Abhishek Agarwal Arts who delivered two back-to-back blockbusters The Kashmir Files and Kartikeya 2.
Hindi remake of Rajamouli’s ‘Chatrapathi’ set for May 12 release
The official Hindi remake of SS Rajamouli’s 2005 Telugu blockbuster ‘Chatrapathi’, which also marks the big Bollywood debut of Telugu actor Sreenivas Bellamkonda, is all set for a pan-India release on May 12.
IPL Fan Parks return after 2019
The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 will see the return of the IPL Fan Parks after a gap of three years. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), in its continuous endeavour to take the prestigious IPL tournament across the country and the globe, started the concept in 2015
Tamannaah Bhatia to perform at IPL 2023 opening ceremony
Actor Tamannaah Bhatia is all set to perform at the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League 2023 on March 31. Taking to Twitter, Indian Premiere League announced the news and wrote, “Join @tamannaahspeaks in the incredible #TATAIPL Opening Ceremonny
Shreyas Iyer reports at NCA for periodic treatment
Indian batsman Shreyas Iyer has reported at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru for the periodic treatment after deciding not to go for a surgery for his back trouble. The 28-year old will take an injection on Thursday and his stay at the NCA