All stories by Gireesh Babu
Regulator asks traders to stock 55 ICU drugsRediff.com18 Apr 2020
This is apart from the requirement to stock hydroxychloroquine (200 mg) and Azithromycin (500 mg) tablets for patients requiring ICU management, asymptomatic healthcare workers and asymptomatic household contacts of positive cases.
Capgemini tweaks its leave policy in IndiaRediff.com7 Apr 2020
It said the company had tweaked leave accumulation only up to Q2 (FY21) end, and only as an interim measure.
Union seeks transport, police protection for bank staffRediff.com29 Mar 2020
Anticipating a sudden and huge crowd in bank branches following the announcement of various measures by the government on Friday, the AIBEA said since the number of employees in bank branches are very few, the crowds can pose a big risk for the bank staff as well as for the customers who might be visiting in large numbers.
India rejects Google's patent plea for e-shoeRediff.com29 Feb 2020
The patent application for 'System and method for wearable electronic devices', filed in 2007, mentions various wearable models including a shoe that can communicate data to the user, electronic communication devices attached to clothes, wireless ear pieces and ankle bracelets that can transmit updated information from the body to the user. The drawings the company submitted to the patent office also show the design of a shoe that can be a wearable electronic device.
SpiceJet's Boeing 737 Max aircraft may take wing in JuneRediff.com14 Feb 2020
Boeing 737 MAX planes were globally grounded in March 2019, after two of these crashed within five months, raising safety concerns.
At $321m, online pharmacies saw record funding in 2019Rediff.com19 Jan 2020
In 2019 investors backed some of the major online healthcare and pharmacy retailers, with PharmEasy leading the deal list. The firm raised funds through the year to bring in around $220 million and the round is yet to be concluded, according to Venture Intelligence data.
Moral leadership endures indefinitely: Azim PremjiRediff.com22 Nov 2019
'All of us have a duty to contribute to society. 'The practice of moral leadership will help us in this; it will also help us in business. 'We need to work together to develop the India that we have envisioned in our Constitution - an idea that is equitable, humane and sustainable.'
Xiaomi expects half its sales to come from offline storesRediff.com20 Nov 2019
In the past two years, Xiaomi has expanded its chain of offline stores across formats - 6,000 Mi Preferred Partner stores and 75 Mi Homes on a franchise-based model, besides exclusive small-format Mi Stores added last year to penetrate Tier-II, -III and -IV cities and towns.
Cognizant to hire 23,000 from Indian institutes in 2020!Rediff.com13 Nov 2019
India CMD Ramkumar Ramamoorthy clarified Cognizant would continue hiring, and that the earlier job-cut announcement was but a small one, considering the company had around 290,000 employees globally.
CCD company plans to offload debtRediff.com3 Aug 2019
Sical Logistics' board of directors, which met to consider approval of the June quarter financial results, asked the management to come out with recommendations for the same.
Why Hyundai's Chennai plant workers are up in armsRediff.com10 Jan 2019
Hyundai Motor has over 2,200 permanent workers, around 3,500 trainees and another 5,000 contract workers in the Sriperumbudur facility
Reprieve for Sterlite as HC stays govt orderRediff.com4 Oct 2018
Sterlite in a statement said the judge observed there was a difference between public perception and ground reality.
How start-ups are helping flood-hit Kerala's rescue and rebuildingRediff.com4 Sep 2018
As the Kerala government looks for the best technologies to rebuild infrastructure, start-ups see a bigger role for themselves.
Kerala floods: Despite the devastation, insurers face only Rs 1,000 cr claimsRediff.com29 Aug 2018
After the Chennai floods, insurance companies had got 50,000 claims worth Rs 4,800 crore.
'We won't have Onam this year'Rediff.com25 Aug 2018
Flood in the rice bowl: Keralites who lost everything stare at uncertainty.
Volkswagen's 'India 2.0' project will debut with SUV in 2020Rediff.com27 Jul 2018
Under its India 2.0 plan, the Volkswagen group will develop and manufacture cars to meet the requirements of the region.
How IIT-Madras is helping start-ups surviveRediff.com25 Jul 2018
The institute's incubation cell claims the start up mortality rate in the incubators are lowest.
Sterlite Copper's closure: Livelihood of around 400,000 people at stakeRediff.com23 Jul 2018
Closure has meant loss of Rs 2,000 crore to the public exchequer; around three per cent of Tamil Nadu's Gross State Domestic Product is from the facility
Bicycle-sharing company Ofo closes India businessRediff.com11 Jul 2018
It is part of a global strategy to shrink the footprint. It will be shutting operations in a few countries, including Australia.
'Bankruptcy Code killing banks, helping Mallya'Rediff.com8 May 2018
'The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code is neither beneficial to banks nor helpful for the borrower.' 'Genuine people who are caught in economic stagnation will lose everything and thousands will lose jobs.'