Delhi, Bengaluru Among Top Global Cities For Women Entrepreneurs: Study

Delhi, Bengaluru and Mumbai are featured among the top 50 in this list, indicating these cities provide a beneficial business environment for women entrepreneurs, as per Dell Technologies’ new study. The study highlighted that Delhi has demonstrated significant improvement over its score in 2017 by offering a skilled workforce and cost benefits, making it a preferred city for women-led businesses.  Interestingly, Mumbai is a new entrant to this list and Bengaluru is one of the top ten cities in the world, which provides accessibility and inclusive policies.   Delhi has…

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Neurological rehabilitation aids out of common man’s reach: Nimhans chief, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Bengaluru: Technology has the potential to revolutionise neurological rehabilitation and a wide variety of accessories and aids are now becoming available for people with neurological disabilities. However, many of them are out of the reach of common people, said Dr Pratima Murthy, director, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (Nimhans), Bengaluru. “At this point in time, many are in the developmental stage and are quite expensive. Also, they are not easily available. Devices, sensors, robotic approaches, or clothing suitable for patients with disability are becoming available but are outside…

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Piramal Finance Opens Innovation Lab In Bengaluru

Piramal Capital & Housing Finance Ltd (Piramal Finance), the wholly-owned subsidiary of Piramal Enterprises Ltd (PEL), has announced the opening of its innovation lab in Bengaluru.  Piramal Finance is planning to hire a team of over 300 professionals for various tech and business intelligence positions by the end this fiscal, the company said in a statement of Thursday. Jairam Sridharan, MD of Piramal Finance said the company is rapidly expanding its footprint in tier II and III cities, and the Bengaluru innovation centre is a significant element of its growth strategy. The…

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G-20 Finance Track To Begin On Dec 13 In Bengaluru

The Ministry of Finance on Sunday said that the first finance and central bank deputies meeting under the G-20 Presidency of India is scheduled in Bengaluru from 13 to 15 December 2022. This meeting, which will mark the start of discussions on the finance track agenda will be hosted jointly by the Ministry of Finance and the Reserve Bank of India. The ministry said that this meeting will provide an effective forum for global economic discourse and policy coordination.  The first finance ministers and central bank governors meeting will be…

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‘Bengaluru Likely To See Highest Rise In Office Rent In APAC Region’

Office rentals are likely to increase by 5-7 per cent in Bengaluru, the highest in the Asia-Pacific region, in 2023. In its latest report on ‘Asia-Pacific Outlook 2023, Property consultant Knight Frank stated that the steady performance of the Indian office markets seen in 2022 is expected to sustain in 2023.  As corporate occupiers are looking to optimise overheads and generate savings, the rent growth in the APAC region is likely to moderate in 2023, the Knight Frank report said. According to the report, prime office rental in Bengaluru is…

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‘Bengaluru Surpasses Pune In Office Market Activity In H1 FY23’

In overall office space activity, Bengaluru has overtaken Pune with about 6.1 million square feet of new office completions and about 6.08 million square feet absorption in the first half of financial year 2022-2033, according to a new report. Pune registered a mere a 0.85 million square feet of new office completions and approximately 1.35 million square feet of office space absorption during the period, property consultant Anarock said in its report on Friday. Meanwhile, Bengaluru and Pune remain the top commercial office destinations for IT-ITeS (Information Technology Enabled Services)…

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Fabindia Unveils Largest Experience Centre In Bengaluru

Spread across 21,000 square feet, the three-storey store located at Hebbal area is the company’s largest store in India Fabindia, a leading retailer of ethnic wear, organic food and ethnic furniture and furnishing, has opened its largest Experience Centre in Bengaluru. Spread across 21,000 square feet, the three-storey store located at Hebbal area is the company’s largest store in India.  “The store offers product categories including clothing, accessories, personal care, wellness, lifestyle, and home among others. The store also features a Fab Interior Design Studio, which offers customers design consultations…

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Meesho Joins Hands With ONDC To Help Hyperlocal Sellers

Meesho, a Bengaluru-based leading online retailer, has partnered with the government’s Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) to help connect buyers with hyperlocal sellers. The integration with ONDC will enhance availability of products for consumers, while creating a wider market for hyper local suppliers, the company said in a statement on Wednesday. “ONDC will play a key role in expanding India’s e-commerce sector by bringing more customers online. We are working closely with ONDC to ensure that the integration is smooth and the user experience remains seamless,” said Vidit Aatrey,…

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Bengaluru Emerges As Top City Willing To Hire More: Report

Bengaluru has topped the list of Indian cities which are willing to hire the most in the second quarter of this fiscal year, as per a report titled ‘Employment Outlook Report’ by TeamLease Services. The report states that 95 per cent of the employers expressed their intention to hire more in the September quarter, as compared to 91 per cent in the period between April to June. When it comes to roles. A surge in the demand for IT-focused job roles and digital competencies was also recorded. Amongst the top…

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CBDT finds Rs 300-crore tax evasion at pharma company Micro Labs, maker of Dolo tablets – ET HealthWorld

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Wednesday said it has detected a tax evasion of Rs 300 crore during a search conducted on a Bengaluru-based pharma company. While the CBDT did not name the company, sources from the Income Tax Department told ET the company was Micro Labs, the maker of the Dolo tablets that help relieve pain and fever. A statement issued by the CBDT said tax officials conducted searches on July 6, covering around 36 premises spread across nine states. It said the group allegedly had…

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