Covid-19: TN moves from level 1 to 2, 40 cases in State

In what appears to be a case of serious concern, two more people tested positive for the Covid-19 today, taking the total number of cases in Tamilnadu to 40. Continue Reading

Swiggy, Zomato, Uber Eats restrictions eased in Tamilnadu

The Tamilnadu government has relaxed restrictions on supply of food items by online services like Swiggy, Zomato and Uber eats. Continue Reading

NT compiles major business booms of the decade

With 2019 coming to an end, News Today compiles a list of sectors that made a huge dent. They were chosen based on impact they made to our lives. From online shopping to food delivery, from watching web series to e-learning, the 2010s has been a decade to remember. Continue Reading

Where losers are winners

I was at once amused, astonished and aghast at a couple of news items that appeared one below the other in a national daily. PayTM, a much touted desi payment app, hogged the headlines for two diametrically opposite reasons. One proudly proclaimed that PayTM’s parent company would be bidding for a sizeable stake in the private sector Yes Bank. And another announced that the same parent has tripled its losses in three years between FY2016-19, from Rs 1,500 crore to Rs 4,217 crore. Continue Reading

Google Pay targets 12 million kirana stores, aims to empower merchants

According to director – product management, Google Pay, India, Ambarish Kenghe, more and more people are embracing Google Pay and the aim is to tap into the small and medium businesses (SMBs) and the neighbourhood kirana stores, thus empowering both the merchants and the consumers go digital in a seamless and secure way. Continue Reading