In an indirect instruction to US-based Apple to fall in line with Indian laws on ‘do not disturb’ (DND) rules, the latest Trai regulations make it compulsory for all devices to provide access to call logs and SMSes. The access is required for the functioning of DND kind of mobile apps. Apple is the only company that has refused access to call logs and SMSes that are required for filing complaints through DND app.
Arare menu from Britain’s first Indian restaurant fetched USD 11,344 and surprisigly it was established by a Bihar-born businessman, who was among the very early migrants to England from India.
Hindoostane Dinner and Hooka Smoking Club was established by Sake Dean Mahomed in 1809 at Portman Square in London to bring the taste of Indian food to the UK.
Cricket lovers watched the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches as an excuse to gorge on some of their favourite foods. Food ordering apps saw increased business during the IPL days as compared to normal days.
Swiggy saw 25 per cent growth in orders during the 51-day long tournament, which concluded last Sunday. Swiggy received the highest number of orders on the day of the final.
Former Tata group chief Cyrus Mistry has hit out at R Venkataramanan, a Ratan Tata loyalist and managing trustee of the Tata Trusts, for dragging his name in the AirAsia India bribery case saying it was a “ridiculous attempt” to question CBI’s independence and to cloak his own “alleged misadventures” at the airline.
Infosys co-founder and chairman Nandan Nilekani, his wife Rohini Nilekani, and three Indian-origin billionaires have joined the philanthropic initiative created by philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett, pledging to commit more than half of their wealth to charitable causes.
India’s leading tech player, Tata Consultancy Services, is all set to transform itself into an agile enterprise, by investing heavily in its most valuable asset base: The people.
TCS has a workforce of around 4 lakh people (3,94,998 as on March 31) of 131 different nationalities, out of which 35.3 per cent are women. The company says it believes in the changes required to cater to the needs of a millennial workforce, as 85 per cent of its employees are millennials (GenY) — born between 1980 and 1994.
Post the data breach, almost 70 per cent of Facebook users in India are not willing to share personal data as they did before, while 76 per cent users have become cautious about online financial transactions. Among the internet users, 86 per cent are also concerned about the security of their Aadhaar data, finds a study.
With spiralling fuel prices, the time for cheap air travel could be over. Country’s largest airline IndiGo on Tuesday announced to levy a fuel surcharge of up to Rs 400 per passenger on domestic routes to offset rising oil prices. With IndiGo controlling nearly 40 per cent of the local market and a virtual monopoly across the network, other carriers such as SpiceJet and GoAir are expected to follow suit in increasing fare.
There are two things New Delhi marketing executive Khyati Malhotra never leaves home without: Her taser and a pepper spray.
The hiring trends look positive this year. Almost 85 per cent of Indian companies expect their workforce to grow this year and of this around 50 per cent look forward to at least six per cent growth.