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Paytm forms JV insurance firm

The board of One 97 Communications Limited (OCL), the parent of Paytm, has approved an investment of up to Rs 950 crore in Paytm General Insurance Limited (PGIL), a joint venture, for a stake of 74%. The investment will be made in tranches over a period of 10 years. In a regulatory filing, the company said OCL will hold a stake of 49% PGIL in the initial

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GBSHE 2022 Results: 92 per cent students clear state board’s Class 12 exam, girls outshine boys

A total of 92.66 per cent students passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) or Class 12 examination conducted by the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHE) in April 2022, as per the results declared on Saturday. A total of 94.58 per cent girls and 90.66 per cent boys cleared the examination, said board chairman Bhagirath

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Schemes of arrangement: Sebi mulls framework for entities that have only listed their debt securities

Markets regulator Sebi on Friday proposed introducing a framework for ‘schemes of arrangement’ for entities that have only listed their debt securities.Scheme of arrangement is a court-approved agreement between a company and its shareholders or creditors. Presently, for schemes of arrangement involving merger and amalgamation certain safeguards

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Capital formation on an uptrend

Since FY20, the gross fixed capital formation (GFCF) component of India’s GDP has been modest, showing a declining trend from 29.5% in FY19 to 26.6% in FY21, reports fe Bureau in Mumbai. In FY21, it declined by 8.3% in current prices but thereafter in H1FY22, the GFCF improved to 27.8%. The NSO estimates that for the full year, it could be as good as 28.3%.

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Staff Selection Commission jobs: SSC invites applications for 835 Head Constable posts – Check age limit, salary and how to apply

Staff Selection Commission jobs: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has invited applications for Head Constable (Ministerial) posts in Delhi Police. While the application process already started on Tuesday (May 17, 2022), the last date to apply is June 16, 2022. Candidates may apply through the official website ssc.nic.in. While the last date for

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West Bengal recruitment scam: State education minister under lens over daughter’s appointment in govt school; Calcutta HC orders CBI probe

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday ordered the Central Board of Investigation (CBI) to investigate West Bengal Minister of State for Education Paresh Chandra Adhikari over the alleged illegal appointment of his daughter as a teacher at a government-run school in Cooch Behar. Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay further directed Paresh Adhikari to appear before the

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How Arcturus Business Solutions is using AI to help NTPC, ONGC, otherPSUs, corporates with industrial safety

MSME Success Stories: Swati Tiwari started Arcturus Business Solutions in 2019 after working for 26 years in enterprises such as BSES, Reliance, Lanco Infratech, and others in the power sector understanding their pain points when it comes to industrial safety. “For instance, violation in wearing harness or helmets at a construction site by labourers can be

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Motorola Edge 30 with Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G Plus chip, 144Hz display launched in India: Check price, full specs

Motorola Edge 30 was launched in India on Thursday, May 12. The Edge 30 is technically a “lite” version of the fantastic Motorola Edge 30 Pro (review) with an interesting set of specs and very aggressive pricing. Despite being billed as the “world’s thinnest 5G phone” the Edge 30 packs some really good hardware including a 144Hz pOLED display and Qualcomm’s

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