New Delhi [India], Mar 28 : Taking Big Data training a notch higher across the globe, Intellipaat associates with IBM. Intellipaat announces the launch of Big Data Hadoop Training with IBM. Touted to be a strong collaboration between the parties, Intellipaat is reaching to the top echelons of technology and IT industry.
Designed to mitigate skill gaps in the Big Data domain, this master's course will offer 360 degree learning on Hadoop Developer, Administrator, Testing and Analyst modules and an IBM certification. Participants will also learn about IBM Big Insights as part of the course. To know more about the course click on to Hadoop Training.
New Delhi [India], Mar 28 : Housing.com has launched a unified platform for real estate developers and partners to manage their business, 'Housing Partner'.
The latest technology-powered product from Housing.com is aligned with its objective of becoming a preferred digital platform for all stakeholders within the real estate ecosystem.
'Housing Partner' is a web-based dashboard that will help property sellers (developers and partners) to monitor and manage leads in an effective manner, all within a single and convenient interface.
New Delhi [India], Mar 28 : India's largest Income Tax returns e-filing and enterprise compliance service provider ClearTax on Tuesday launched its GST e-learning kit to educate the business community and make over 2.5 lakh CAs and Tax Return Preparers GST-ready and help them serve over 1 crore businesses.
ClearTax's GST training will be imparted through e-learning modules that include10 hours of high quality videos, 20+ real world examples to study implications, 50+ online webinars, 20+ quizzes to practice concepts, and 100+presentations and articles on GST.
New Delhi [India], Mar 28 : Digital platform that connects, engages and helps sports audiences interact with each other on a real-time basis, Rooter on Tuesday announced raising of an undisclosed amount of funds from Intex, one of India's fastest growing consumer electronic goods and accessories manufacturer.
The sports social engagement app earlier successfully raised funds from Dhruv Chitgopekar and Prantik Dasgupta.
It also holds the distinction of being the first venture that Bollywood star, Boman Irani, has invested in as an angel investor.
New Delhi [India], Mar 28 : As per a National Book Trust NCAER survey in 2009, there were 83 million Indians (13-35 age group) reading books for leisure in 2009. Reading in Hindi, Marathi, Bengali and English primarily, 46 percent of the respondents chose "knowledge enhancement" as a reason for reading books.
With the world's youngest working population, Indians are increasingly seeking out knowledge as their ticket to prosperity in this knowledge economy. But the problem for this young generation is "In this knowledge economy, I need to KNOW MORE and YET, I lack the TIME to know more"
Gurugram (Haryana) [India], Mar.27 : Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, showcased its general industrial coating solutions at the India Surface Finishing Exhibition 2017 (ISF 2017) recently held in New Delhi.
In collaboration with its industrial distributors, Axalta demonstrated how its premium coatings could meet the growing demand of the general industrial market across India.
New Delhi (India), Mar. 27 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday tabled the Central Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill 2017 in the Lok Sabha.
Looking forward to a consensus on GST Bill, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar earlier in the day expressed hope that the above legislation is passed in the ongoing Budget Session of Parliament.
Kumar told the media here that all parties have been consulted on the GST.
"Hope everyone will support the government on it. The government is committed to ensure the passage of GST in the ongoing Budget Session," he added.
The GST Council and Union Cabinet have already given their nod to the Central GST, Integrated GST, Union Territory GST and Compensation Bill.
New Delhi [India], Mar 25 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday approved the re-organization of the field formations of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) for the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST).
The approval by the minister will enable the existing formations of Central Excise and Service Tax under the CBEC to implement and enforce the provisions of the proposed GST.
However, the CBEC is likely to be renamed as the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC), after getting legislative approval.
The proposed CBIC shall, inter alia, supervise the work of all its field formations and Directorates and assist the Government in policy making in relation to GST, continuing Central Excise levy and Customs functions.
New Delhi [India], Mar 25 : India and World Bank on Saturday signed a financing agreement for IDA credit of USD 100 (equivalent) for the "Uttarakhand Health Systems Development Project".
The Financing Agreement was signed under the presence of Raj Kumar, Joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs on behalf of Government of India and Hisham Abdo, Acting Country Director, World Bank (India) on behalf of the World Bank.
A Project Agreement was also signed by Dr. Neeraj Kharwal, Additional Secretary (Health), Government of Uttarakhand and Hisham Abdo, Acting Country Director, World Bank.
New Delhi [India], Mar. 25 : The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has barred 13 companies, including RIL, from dealing in equity derivatives in the Futures and Options (F&O) segment of stock exchanges, directly or indirectly, for a period of one year.
The SEBI has also directed RIL to deposit Rs. 447.47 crore within 45 days.
The board also directed to charge 12 percent interest on the amount of Rs. 447.47 crore from the date of November 29, 2007, considered to be the biggest penalty in insider trading.
Following are the points mentioned in the SEBI order:
New Delhi [India], Mar 24 : Tata Capital, the financial services arm of the Tata Group, today, announced the launch of 'myLoan' - a first-of-its kind Mobile App by the company to extend its existing personal loan offering to the emerging younger and mobile savvy audience.
The app enables the user to check his/her loan eligibility and apply for a loan seamlessly using only a mobile device. The app also allows existing customers to view their loan status and details.
New Delhi [India], Mar 24 : FreeCharge on Friday announced that it will now enable e-wallet payments across leading outlets with Arvind Lifestyle Brands, one of India's largest and leading lifestyle brands.
The partnership will enable FreeCharge to increase focus on offline digital payment services across 700 outlets in 20 states.
Users can avail this feature across outlets such as Arrow, FM, USPA, Gap, TCP, Aeropostale, Unlimited, Gant, Nautica, Ed Hardy and much more and choose from wide assortment of fashion brands for both men and women.
New Delhi [India], Mar 23 : ExportersIndia on Thursday announced 56 percent boost in its business exclusively via its mobile app.
The company witnessed significant increase in business over the period of 2015 to present, retaining its position as India's largest searchable B2B marketplace and exporters' directory that connects manufacturers, exporters, suppliers, and buyers to generate value from unlimited online trade opportunities and buyer enquiries.
New Delhi [India], Mar 23 : Real estate startup Square Yards on Thursday announced the launch of an International property portal (global.squareyards.com) for enabling global cross border real estate investments.
This is notably the first and only portal by any Indian tech startup focusing exclusively on global real estate.
Square Yards is already the largest player by revenues (annual revenue run rate in excess of USD 25M) in the Indian real estate and has a virtual monopoly in some of the key NRI diaspora markets. It is now replicating its Indian success in international markets by acquiring multi country real estate licenses and entering into collaborative arrangements with leading International developers for exclusive cross-border marketing and selling rights.
New Delhi [India], Mar 23 : In a feat of sorts, Droom, India's pioneering online automobile transactional marketplace today became India's largest hyper local marketplace by bringing a whopping number of 500 cities, under its aegis. The watershed moment came soon after the company announced that it has achieved 1 lakh auto dealers on its online platform.
In order to reach this target, Droom has been aggressively running seller affiliation and community building programmes to increase its network base.
L&T Technology services unveils new delivery center for leading German original equipment manufacturer (OEM) in GermanySubmitted by Ashok Rawat on Thu, 03/23/2017 - 16:56
New Delhi [India], Mar 23 : L&T Technology Services Limited, a leading global pure play engineering services company inaugurated its new center of excellence dedicated for a leading German Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) in Munich Germany, its fourth delivery center for the customer following R&D hubs in Mumbai, Bangalore and Mysore in India.
The accredited near shore center will provide engineering and R&D services for the company's suite of infotainment consoles and its family of hybrid electric vehicles. The proximity to the said organization's campus will enable L&T Technology Services to test a variety of solutions and offer services in real time.
Indians are big dreamers, but poor financial planners, reveals Aviva Life Insurance 'Plan India Plan' Survey 2017Submitted by Ashok Rawat on Thu, 03/23/2017 - 16:53
New Delhi [India], Mar 23 : Indian's are big dreamers, but when it comes to financial planning they lag behind by a distance reveals Aviva Plan India Plan survey 2017, a one of its kind survey conducted by Aviva Life insurance. However, millennial are better financial planners, while women are catching up fast with men on financial awareness and planning.
New Delhi [India], Mar. 20 : E-commerce major Snapdeal announced the appointment of Jason Kothari as the Chief Executive Officer of FreeCharge and a commitment to invest an additional USD 20 million in the company.
In addition to his appointment, Jason will continue his key leadership role as Chief Strategy and Investment Officer at Snapdeal. He will also join the Board of Directors of FreeCharge.
"As India moves towards a cashless and digital economy, we are certain that FreeCharge will play a pivotal role in the transition. We remain committed to the success and vision of FreeCharge. Jason is a strong, strategic and versatile business leader and entrepreneur who has already been the CEO of two successful companies," said Kunal Bahl, Co-founder and CEO, Snapdeal.
New Delhi [India], Mar. 20 : The Union Cabinet on Monday gave its nod to four legislations of the much-awaited Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill, namely Central, State, Union Territory and Integrated GST, along with the Compensation Bill.
The aforementioned legislations are reported to be taken up for discussion in the Parliament later this week.
The meeting held earlier today was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, exclusively to discuss the outcomes of the above legislations, subsequently enabling the GST to be rolled out as per schedule on July 1, 2017.
The Central, State, Union Territory and Integrated GSTs were earlier approved by the GST Council after multiple discussion over 12 meetings of the Council held in the last six months.
New Delhi [India], Mar 20 : Digital wallets are set to be inter operable as Reserve Bank of India (RBI) prepares to open up the Unified Payments Interface platform as a part of government's digitization program. RBI is expected to issue guidelines shortly on interoperability and 'Know Your Customer' (KYC) norms for digital wallet companies.
Interoperability will allow direct money transfers to other digital wallet providers without having to go through a traditional bank.
As soon as RBI clears the norms and prescribes guidelines for it, it will become easier to transfer and pay money from one wallet to another wallet.