The second group of IMCT visited embankment breach areas and damages in Mora Kalang, 2 no. Gunamara, Padum Pukhuri, Dahuti Padum Pukhuri, Domal in Marigaon district today. In Kamrup district, the Team visited the breach points in Kayan revenue circle for necessary damage assessment. The team has discussed the situation with the district administration and assured of quick response to restore the damages.
Lithuanian officials have so far insisted that they are merely sticking to the letter and spirit of existing EU legislation, with Brussels until recently agreeing that goods in transit to Kaliningrad also fell under the purview of EU sanctions. The Baltic state is concerned that lifting the sanctions could adversely affect the security of the bloc, Der Spiegel reported.
12 US lawmakers urge Joe Biden to hold India accountable in WTO for its 'trade-distorting practices'
The US must not yield for the sake of reaching a consensus. Instead, America must work to promote solutions that will alleviate the global supply chain and food shortages. It must take actions that will address those consumers most impacted by inflation and rising food prices, the lawmakers demanded. India has defended its stand at the WTO. Several countries and organisations across the world have applauded India for taking a firm stand in protecting the interests of its farmers.
A new genre of films from southern India — epic, big-budget, over-the-top action flicks, some of them served with a dollop of toxic masculinity and gory violence — are increasingly dominating the country’s $24 billion media and entertainment market, and in some cases, making their mark beyond India.
A first-generation ‘Facebooker’ and Zuckerberg’s close lieutenant, Sandberg’s decision to leave Meta has come when it’s facing regulatory and policy heat globally. Sandberg was closely associated with Meta’s India policy team and her exit will be a huge blow for the company, especially in its largest market.
City shifts, curriculum tweaks, gig work: how TCS, Accenture, IBM et al. are managing staffing blues
There was a time when the IT sector could afford to have undeployed employees because it enjoyed growth and high margins. As margins shrunk, it had to hire as and when needed. Now, after a hiring spree, the industry is staring at a slowdown. Besides short-term measures, companies are looking at slower-to-impact but longer-term changes to fix talent issues.
Flipkart’s pole position in India’s e-commerce market seems to be under threat from multiple quarters. While slowing growth and the entry into new businesses that require substantial investments could be a cause of concern for investors, the company’s broad-ranging tie-up with the Adani Group can be a confidence-booster, especially under intense regulatory heat.
Grasim’s entry into the paints business with a truckload of cash is likely to impact the industry’s dynamics. Experts, however, are of the view that the giants of the industry may not feel the ripples. But two questions still loom large. Is there enough space for everyone? And will this impact industry-wide margins?
Homegrown auto major Tata Motors, too, posted growth of 87% to sell 45,197 units in June. Shailesh Chandra, managing director, Tata Motors (PV and Tata Passenger Electric Mobility), confirmed that "demand for passenger vehicles continued to stay strong in the first quarter even as the supply side remained moderately impacted due to the lockdown in China."
The company had sold 4,69,160 units in the corresponding month of the previous year, Hero MotoCorp said in a statement. In the domestic market, sales rose to 4,63,210 units last month from 4,38,514 units in June 2021. Exports last month stood at 21,657 units as against 30,646 units in the year-ago period.
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