Facebook removes video game ad showing woman’s torture | Games

Facebook has removed an advert for a video game that invites players to torture or kill a gagged and trembling woman after initially indicating that the content did not breach its guidelines. The ad depicts scenes from a popular game called Mafia City, which has been downloaded more than 10m times as a mobile app […]

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Blockchain: The right medicine for asset management industry

Chitranjan Sood All major business imperatives such as fast operations, transparency, automation, auditability, cost savings can benefit by application of blockchain, a technology that is set to transform the business landscape in the near future. Leading financial institutions in India and across the globe have started implementing blockchain technology in certain activities. Yes Bank has implemented […]

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Berger Paints Q1 review: Strong performance across business segments

Berger Paints, India’s second-largest decorative paints company, Q1 FY19 performance came in ahead of expectations as it reported double-digit volume growth, way ahead of peers: Asian Paints and Kansai Nerolac. Operating margin expanded despite inflationary cost pressures on account of cost control measures and economies of scale. The company continues to remain market leader in its […]

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Changing image: Why India is not keen on taking foreign assistance for Kerala floods

While India’s decision to not take foreign aid for Kerala has led to an outrage in many quarters on social media against the government, it is important to understand why India has been politely but firmly declining international help in a state of crisis. Changing India’s image for the world has been an ongoing national […]

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Markets wary as US-China trade talks end without breakthrough – business live | Business

Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business. There was little expectation that this week’s talks between the US and China to resolve their trade tensions would make much of a breakthrough. And so it proved, as they ended on Thursday with no real […]

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SREI Infrastructure up 3% as arm to sell stake in step down subsidiary; board meet on Sept 5

Shares of SREI Infrastructure Finance rose 3.2 percent intraday Friday as company’s subsidiary is going to sell its stake in the company’s step down subsidiary. The company’s subsidiary Quippo Oil & Gas Infrastructure proposes to sell 2,600 equity shares, constituting 26 percent shareholding in its step down subsidiary Quippo Drilling International to an overseas entity. […]

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Here are 4 key takeaways from the Q1 FY19 earnings season

Moneycontrol Research Team India Inc. kept up the revival trend witnessed in the previous quarter. Aggregate sales of the universe of listed companies grew 12 percent, much higher than the year-ago period. While the implementation of GST partially distorted the base and there was pressure from high raw material costs, the growth in operating profit […]

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What changed for the market while you were sleeping? Top 12 things to know

The Nifty50 after crossing 11,600 levels for the first time and hitting a fresh record in the opening cooled off in initial half an hour of trade itself to remain in a consolidation mode for rest of the session on Thursday. The index closed mildly higher, forming Hanging Man kind of pattern on the daily […]

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CEO’s of Novartis, WhatsApp meet Telangana Minister

Two eminent corporate honchos- CEO of Whatsapp and Novartis, separately met the Telangana Minister for IT and Industries KT Rama Rao here today. According to an official release, Novartis Chief Executive Officer of Vas Narasimhan met Rao and discussed life sciences ecosystem in the state and the vision of the state government for the sector. […]

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Brotherly love or poll strategy? MP CM writes to 5 lakh women ahead of Raksha Bandhan, seeks their votes

Madhya Pradesh is going to polls later this year. The state is a major battleground for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress, especially with the general elections slated for 2019. The elections in MP, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan will set the trends for the big battle. Hence, the BJP is leaving no stone unturned […]

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