Hernia carnival 2020 gets underway

More than 700 delegates and international faculties are participating in three-day conference – Herina carnival 2020 – organised by GEM Hospital. Continue Reading

CEO of Pakistan newspaper accused of rape

Reputed Pakistani film-maker Jamshed Mahmood Raza has accused the Chief Executive Office of English-language newspaper Dawn of raping him 13 years ago. Continue Reading

Boeing fires CEO amid 737 Max crisis

Boeing’s CEO Dennis A Muilenburg is CEO no longer, the company announced today.Effective January 13, 2020, current Board Chairman David L Calhoun takes over the top executive officer spot at the aerospace company, and becomes president, as well. Continue Reading

FSSAI & Nasscom to develop app to prevent food wastage

To prevent food wastage, Food regulator FSSAI and Nasscom Foundation have joined hands to a develop an app and set up a 24×7 helpline number to connect donors with surplus edibles to food distribution organisations. Continue Reading

Himalaya Drug Company launches Quistakids

Leading homegrown wellness brand, the Himalaya Drug Company announced the launch of Quistakidz, a nutritional supplement formulated for children aged between three and 10 years. According to a press release, it aids inactive growth, building strong immunity and supporting memory in children. Continue Reading

Microfinance Institutions Network releases Q2FY20 report

The data in the report reveals that access to microfinance is rising at a healthy pace, nationally and increasing number of small borrowers across the country are paying back their dues on time. Continue Reading

Parle Agro conducts waste management training

Parle Agro mobilised its employees to coach and create awareness about waste management among 15,000 students in15 locations across the country. The initiative was part of the company’s support and commitment towards encouraging sustainable methods of waste management and disposal. Continue Reading

Karur Vysya Bank partners with HCIN

Karur Vysya Bank (KVB) announced its partnership with Home Credit India (HCIN), a local arm of the international consumer finance provider with operations spanning over Europe and Asia for joint lending. The recent RBI guidelines have opened up opportunities to explore partnership avenues with the aim of reach out to the large unbanked customer base. Continue Reading

IATA reports slip in India’s domestic air passenger traffic

India slipped to the fourth position in domestic air passenger traffic in August with passenger volume growing 3.7 per cent in the month over the period year-ago, reflecting the deepening crisis in the economy spawned by slumping consumer demand, IATA data show. Continue Reading

CDB Aviation delivers first A321 neo to Indigo

Budget carrier IndiGo said it has received the first delivery of the A321neos from CDB Aviation under a purchase and leaseback arrangement with the Irish aircraft lessor. Continue Reading