Millions of more children risk being pushed into child labour as a result of the COVID-19 crisis which could lead to the first rise in child labour after 20 years of progress, according to a new brief from the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and UNICEF released on Friday.The report...
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that there will be zero late fees for those who have no tax liabilities but have not filed their returns between July 2017 and January 2020.Sitharaman made the statement at the 40th GST Council meeting held today through video conference. "For the...
Retail banks are facing pressure to transform as new entrants focused on customer experience gain significant market traction, according to the World Retail Banking Report 2020 published by Capgemini and Efma.As the pandemic environment is moving consumers to interact more digitally with their banks, platform models offer agility and...
Innovative Financial Advisors Pvt Ltd (Fiinovation), a Delhi based CSR consultancy joined the COVID-19 fight by initiating the distribution of food kits and essential commodities to help the most vulnerable communities during lockdown. The largest lockdown in the world to flatten the COVID curve left the poor Indian population...
Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) on Friday reduced its retail prime lending rate on housing and non-housing loans by 20 basis points.The prime lending rate is the rate on which commercial banks lend to their customers. The private sector lender's adjustable-rate home loans are benchmarked against the retail prime...
MyGate implements GDPR guidelines to give users information control. NEW DELHI: MyGate, a security management app for gated communities on Friday said it has implemented General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) guidelines, widely considered the global gold standard for data privacy and protection.
The introduction of these undergraduate courses is in line with BMU’s vision to be a world-class inter and cross disciplinary university. BML Munjal UniversityThe curriculum of the UG courses is predicated on the overall ethos of BMU, of transforming students into well-rounded, industry-ready individuals, who are equipped to take...
Moody's Investors Service has said India's policymaking institutions will encounter challenges in enacting and implementing policies which effectively mitigate the risks of a sustained period of relatively low growth. Other challenges will include significant further deterioration of the general government fiscal position and stress in the financial sector. On June...
NIIT Limited declares consolidated results for financial year 2019-20. NIIT Limited, a global leader in skills and talent development, today reported its results for FY20 and fourth quarter ending March 31, 2020
5,369.6 crore have been donated by private companies, industry bodies and social organisations as part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds. Apart from the contributions made to such relief funds, corporates are partnering with CSOs to provide direct relief to the community. During these testing times CSR is...