A myth that sustainability for MSMEs cannot coexist with economic profitability: Pradeep Mehta, CUTS

25 Feb, 2020, 07:08AM IST

We can take clues from Germany, where MSMEs are the prime economic actors for some time now, and they comply with all the sustainability rules, which are of much higher standards from those being sought in India.

J&K cyber cops question 10 over social media misuse

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21 Feb, 2020, 06:48AM IST

Over 1,000 social media handles were suspended and 10 suspects questioned for alleged misuse of social media in Jammu and Kashmir. The administration was in transition to resume communication and gradually relaxing norms. Filing FIR and ban on social media act as “deterrents to ensure peaceful and a law abiding society.

upGrad, WeWork enter into partnership to encourage collaborative learning at the workplace

24 Feb, 2020, 08:56AM IST

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Half of WeWorks members in India are enterprises. Keeping this in mind, the alliance would also host enterprise-focused career fairs and basecamps on relevant topics. These forums would encourage networking, extending learnings and opportunities from members who are part of WeWorks extensive enterprise base, paving the way towards collaborative learning for all.

E-payments industry counts the costs after zero MDR jolt

24 Feb, 2020, 04:10AM IST

From the growth of UPI payments, its clear more users are embracing this instrument. But with a billion transactions a month being recorded now, the failure rate  when the payment is not completed  is also increasing. In absence of revenue, banks and apps may not invest funds to upgrade the infrastructure, fear industry experts.

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240-250 militants active in Kashmir; 25 killed so far in 2020: J&K DGP

23 Feb, 2020, 04:52AM IST

"The number of listed militants has come down from what it was earlier. Around 240 to 250 listed militants are there in the valley," J&K DGP told reporters. He said in the last two months, the number of reported and confirmed infiltr

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