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Top Court Orders Status Quo On Sale Of Shares Of Fortis To Malaysian Firm

Fortis approved a proposal from IHH Healthcare to invest Rs. 4,000 crore for a 31.1 per cent stake. (File) New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday ordered status quo with regard to the sale of controlling stakes of Fortis Healthcare to Malaysian IHH Healthcare Berhad by former Ranbaxy promoters and hospital operators — Malvinder and Shivinder Singh. The top court was ... Read More »

Amazon, Google and Samsung top list of tech R&D spending

According to data gathered by PwC, covering the fiscal year ending on June 30 2018, Amazon, Alphabet, Samsung and Intel are all in the top five in terms of research and development spending. Amazon topped the list for the second year in a row with $22.6B spent on R&D and Google’s Alphabet parent company was second with $16.2B. Samsung retained ... Read More »

Diabetes and heart disease should be top health priorities

Chronic diseases claim more Indian lives than infectious diseases, and take a huge toll: Between 2012 and 2030, non-communicable diseases and mental health conditions are expected to cost India $4.58 trillion. The government supports states to respond, but much more needs to be done. New research for India Consensus, a collaboration between Tata Trusts and Copenhagen Consensus, reveals some strategies ... Read More »

Xiaomi Ousts Samsung, Leads Smartphone Sales in Top 50 Indian Cities: IDC

HIGHLIGHTS IDC claims Tier I cities in India are “key volume driver” Major 50 cities account for 50 percent of smartphone sales in India Bhopal, Gurugram, and Jaipur emerge as “fastest growing cities” As per a report by International Data Corporation (IDC), Xiaomi held the maximum market share in the top 50 Indian cities in the Q3 2017 period, followed by Samsung, Lenovo (including Moto), Oppo, and Vivo. ... Read More »

The Top 10 Gadgets of 2017

Technology companies like Apple, Samsung, Microsoft and more are constantly finding new ways to improve their cutting-edge products, whether it’s with stunning new hardware designs, useful software improvements, or by coming up with entirely new products we didn’t even know we wanted. When it comes to new gadgets and gizmos, 2017 was the year of several big changes. First and foremost, ... Read More »

Top upcoming car launches in India in 2017: SUVs outperform sedans with new Ford EcoSport to the Skoda Kodiaq and Range Rover Velar

The year 2017 has been a roller coaster ride for the automotive industry in India on multiple fronts including policy-making. From the progression to BS4 norm entirely to the fluctuations in vehicle prices due to GST, the Indian auto sector has seen a lot of action this year. In between all this, we have seen new models and facelifts from ... Read More »

Top 5 upcoming cars in 2017-18; Tata Nexon, Maruti S-Cross Facelift, New Swift 2018, Skoda Kodiaq

The car makers are on roll as the fact that the festive period has begun in the domestic market which will attract maximum number of car buyers. The year 2017 had been promising for the car makers as the fact that the companies posted good volumes and sales this year. As, we are heading towards the end of the year, the ... Read More »

Oxford and Cambridge top world university rankings

  Students relax outside in Peckwater Quadrangle, Christ Church, Oxford University. Photograph: Robert Harding World Imagery/Alamy Oxford and Cambridge have grabbed the top slots in the musical chairs of the international university league table, despite fears that British higher education is facing disruption over funding and student tuition fees. The latest rankings by Times Higher Education (THE) put Oxford on top for ... Read More »

Top 6 Digital Transformation Trends In Education

Shutterstock This is a continuation of my series looking at how digital transformation has impacted every industry. Today’s focus is on educational trends. Educators from all grade-levels are coming to realize the benefits of technology in the classroom. Typically, education is one of the last industries to make extensive change, holding on to antiquated methods and practices. But through the digital transformation ... Read More »

Reliance Home Finance top line grows 58%

The disbursements were Rs 2,655 crore during the period under review and the assets under management as on June 30, 2017 stood at Rs 13,022 crore. MUMBAI: Reliance Home Finance Ltd on Wednesday said it closed the first quarter of the current fiscal with a 58 per cent increase in its total income. In a statement issued here, the company said it ... Read More »