Samreen Ahmad

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India most booked destination globally in 2020, Delhi on top: Oyo report

India most booked destination globally in 2020, Delhi on top: Oyo report

Rediff.com31 Dec 2020

In December, over 1.7 million people have checked in over the weekends.

Can Malavika Hegde turn Cafe Coffee Day around?

Can Malavika Hegde turn Cafe Coffee Day around?

Rediff.com18 Dec 2020

V G Siddhartha's wife has the support of the employees. But the challenges ahead of her are tough.

Wistron unit may restart in 15-20 days

Wistron unit may restart in 15-20 days

Rediff.com17 Dec 2020

Wistron, which earlier pegged the losses at Rs 437 crore, later notified the Taiwan stock exchange that the total losses were around Rs 50 crore.

Wipro rewrites growth strategy under new chief Thierry Delaporte

Wipro rewrites growth strategy under new chief Thierry Delaporte

Rediff.com27 Nov 2020

Under the new model, the IT services firm will replace the current structure of its various strategic business units, service lines and geographies with four strategic market units and two global business lines.

WFH rules simplified! More jobs for small town India

WFH rules simplified! More jobs for small town India

Rediff.com23 Nov 2020

Tier-II and tier-III towns have a reason to rejoice.

PUBG to return to India with new game, $100 mn investment, better security

PUBG to return to India with new game, $100 mn investment, better security

Rediff.com13 Nov 2020

The company is also planning to create an Indian subsidiary to enhance communications and services with players for which it will hire over 100 employees specialising in business, e-sports, and game development.

How start-ups are helping kirana stores go digital to manage business

How start-ups are helping kirana stores go digital to manage business

Rediff.com4 Nov 2020

Start-ups such as Max Wholesale, Jumbotail and ShopKirana are helping them place orders, maintain inventory, optimise delivery routes and make payments, all digitally.

How Indus, the Made in India app store, took wing

How Indus, the Made in India app store, took wing

Rediff.com29 Oct 2020

The content discovery platform designed to help you discover content and services in the language of your choice recently turned profitable. It has delivered 1 billion application installs and updates in the past 12 months, says Samreen Ahmad.

Looking to go omnichannel, BigBasket may seal deal with Tatas

Looking to go omnichannel, BigBasket may seal deal with Tatas

Rediff.com29 Oct 2020

The competition which BigBasket faces now is with the big three - Amazon, Walmart, and Reliance.

Silver Lake's love affair with India continues

Silver Lake's love affair with India continues

Rediff.com25 Sep 2020

The PE biggie has committed to pumping money into Jio Platforms, Byju's and Reliance Retail so far this year - all marquee names in their respective sectors.

Covid spurs matured-stage start-ups to advance their IPO plans

Covid spurs matured-stage start-ups to advance their IPO plans

Rediff.com25 Sep 2020

In the past few days, many companies, including fashion e-tailer Nykaa, food delivery platform Zomato, logistics and delivery firm Delhivery, insurance discovery platform PolicyBazaar, eyewear retail chain Lenskart, and edtech and online tutoring firm Byju's, have openly spoken about their IPO plans.

Edtech start-up Eruditus gets funding from Zuckerberg duo

Edtech start-up Eruditus gets funding from Zuckerberg duo

Rediff.com7 Sep 2020

Eruditus runs on a partnership model with top global universities such as MIT, Columbia, Harvard, Cambridge, INSEAD, Wharton, and UC Berkeley, offering courses in coding, data science, fintech, block chain, and entrepreneurship.

Can Gondal's FAU-G tackle PUBG's withdrawal pangs?

Can Gondal's FAU-G tackle PUBG's withdrawal pangs?

Rediff.com5 Sep 2020

According to nCore Games, FAU-G will be based on real scenarios encountered by the Indian security forces to deal with both domestic and foreign threats, with its first level set against the Galwan Valley backdrop. The start-up is planning to monetise the venture through in-game purchase where people will be able to buy better items in the game like better armour for an enhanced gaming experience.

How Biocon plans to fight COVID-19

How Biocon plans to fight COVID-19

Rediff.com4 Aug 2020

'I cannot cope with the demand. It will take us a couple of months to ramp up production.'

Online pharmacies go on a hiring spree

Online pharmacies go on a hiring spree

Rediff.com17 Apr 2020

Most firms operating in the space claim that they have seen at least a two-fold rise in orders as compared to other times.

How IITs are gearing up to fight COVID-19 menace

How IITs are gearing up to fight COVID-19 menace

Rediff.com31 Mar 2020

While some researchers are developing prototypes for ventilators to overcome their shortage, others have teamed up to develop testing kits.

What if kirana shops run out of stock?

What if kirana shops run out of stock?

Rediff.com29 Mar 2020

'90 per cent of the food and grocery business is still with the kiranas.' 'If kiranas are not allowed to operate, it becomes a serious issue.'

Coronavirus: 'Govt needs to allow treatment by private hospitals'

Coronavirus: 'Govt needs to allow treatment by private hospitals'

Rediff.com27 Mar 2020

'We are going to be overwhelmed by the need for hospital beds. There are simply not enough beds in government hospitals.' 'We will need a large number of medical professionals and without the private sector's involvement, the government won't be able to expand capacity.'

Coronavirus fear now spreads to the start-up ecosystem in India

Coronavirus fear now spreads to the start-up ecosystem in India

Rediff.com31 Jan 2020

Around half a dozen Chinese venture capital firms with active presence in India have postponed their trips to the subcontinent.

Zoomcar to be electric vehicle-driven by 2025

Zoomcar to be electric vehicle-driven by 2025

Rediff.com29 Dec 2019

The company, which rents cars by the hour, day, week and month, has Mahindra E2O Plus and Tata E Tigor available on the platform for which it charges a subscription fee of Rs 15,000-20,000 per month.

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