SoftBank to trim 30% of workforce at loss-making Vision Fund: Report

SoftBank to trim 30% of workforce at loss-making Vision Fund: Report

SoftBank to trim 30% of workforce at loss-making Vision Fund: Report Bloomberg reported that the company has started briefing some employees — around 150 — about being laid off. The SoftBank Vision Fund unit had about 500 employees as last reported. Last month, SoftBank Group had revealed plans to sell nearly 242 million American depository … Read more

Shami, Hooda doubtful for SA series, Iyer likely to get place in the team: Report

Shami, Hooda doubtful for SA series, Iyer likely to get place in the team: Report

With Shami, Deepak Hooda, who is currently down with a back injury and wasn’t available for the last T20I against Australia in Hyderabad, too could miss the South Africa series. Hooda has also not travelled with team to Thiruvananthapuram and Shreyas Iyer, who was announced as a standby for the series, could come in as … Read more

Mining policy should correlate with geopolitics: KPMG report

Mining policy should correlate with geopolitics: KPMG report

The report also lists out various challenges faced by the mining sector. “There is a need to revamp the mining industry in India through implementation of global best practices, elimination of bottlenecks and current policy and regulatory hurdles in order to give boost to the industry and provide a source of global competitiveness to its … Read more

More people suffer from high BP than expected: Report

More people suffer from high BP than expected: Report

An Oxford University study found one in eight people aged 40 to 75 had hypertension in the evening that would be missed by a daytime GP appointment, reports the Daily Mail. Having high blood pressure raises a person’s risk of heart attacks, strokes and even death — especially if it is left untreated. Healthy people … Read more

BCCI elections result to come out on October 18, the day of AGM: Report

BCCI elections result to come out on October 18, the day of AGM: Report

As per a report in Cricbuzz, AK Joti, a former chief election commissioner of India, is the electoral officer. In a notice to the state associations on September 24, he has announced the official schedule for the elections. As per the report, only a nominated representative of the state unit can contest in the election. … Read more

Ankita case: Father refuses cremation till final post-mortem report comes

Ankita case: Father refuses cremation till final post-mortem report comes

At present, the provisional post-mortem report has come, in which the assault has been confirmed before death and the cause of death has been said as drowning. Ankita’s family members have raised questions on the functioning of the government. Ankita’s father Virendra Bhandari has refused to perform the last rites of his daughter. He said, … Read more

Concerned over NAS report, Goa govt to impart training to math teachers

Concerned over NAS report, Goa govt to impart training to math teachers

“Government is very serious about primary education. Only if we impart primary education in a good way, then only its good results would be seen in future,” Sawant added on Saturday. The Chief Minister on Saturday virtually interacted with teachers, students and parents at the ‘Shiksha Pe Charcha’ programme. Referring to the survey done by … Read more

Long Covid changes Americans’ understanding of ‘disabled’: Report

Long Covid changes Americans' understanding of 'disabled': Report

In an article tilted “Long Covid Is Going to Change How We Talk About Disability,” the website “sheknows” said the prevalence of long Covid has made some lose their taste or smell, while many other affected people have found themselves permanently disabled. The article added that long Covid symptoms include severe fatigue, heart palpitations, a … Read more

BCCI planning to organise IPL auction ahead of 2023 season in mid-December: Report

BCCI planning to organise IPL auction ahead of 2023 season in mid-December: Report

A report in Cricbuzz says the date for IPL auction is likely to be December 16. It also added that the tentative schedule for 2023 IPL season has been discussed amongst franchises who were indicated of the same through informal conversations with authorities in BCCI and IPL. “Understandably, it will be a mini-auction but the … Read more

Nations must invest, regulate to bring down energy costs: Report

Nations must invest, regulate to bring down energy costs: Report

The report, based on a comprehensive analysis of the last three decades of global energy policy, shows that to replicate the outstanding successes of the energy transition so far, such as offshore wind and solar PV, governments must go beyond just providing a alevel-playing field’ where technologies are left to compete against each other. In … Read more