HUL’s June quarter net profit up 19% on higher volumes
Earnings for the first quarter of FY19 reported by India’s largest listed consumer packaged goods firm met Street estimates, signalling continued consumption growth in the economy.
Building a future-ready workforce
While many organisations have all the ingredients to grow smartly in the digital era, are they doing enough to nurture their biggest asset—their people?
Wilful defaults: the financial underbelly of the banking system
Only four economies globally have higher NPAs than India. These are Portugal, Italy, Ireland, and Greece.
Reliance Foundation’s yet-to-be established higher education institute is part of five other colleges that have been selected to be Institutions of Eminence by the HRD ministry.
Telengana was a close second followed by Haryana, Jharkhand, and Gujarat in the annual rankings by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and the World Bank.
Private equity deals value falls by 39%
The deal volume, however, rose 22% to 165 transactions during the period due to increased deal activity on the Internet and computer software segments.
‘India has a lot to teach America in healthcare’
Vijay Govindarajan says that while the Indian healthcare system has a severe shortage of doctors and facilities, the U.S. has plenty of medical resources.
Liberty House : A passage to India
After a global acquisition spree, British industrialist Sanjeev Gupta is looking to buy at least four distressed Indian companies.
Salesforce: Transforming India, digitally
U.S.-based software firm Salesforce’s Sunil Jose says the company is preparing organisations in India for the “fourth industrial revolution”.
Havells: The big switch
Havells chairman Anil Rai Gupta is following in his father’s footsteps, but is also making some footprints of his own.
Emami: Sprucing up its act
With competition nipping at its heels, Emami is entering new segments and pumping up its e-commerce business.