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Uber’s Troubles Continue As It Threatens To Withdraws From Quebec Over ‘Challenging Regulations’

Uber’s Troubles Continue As It Threatens To Withdraws From Quebec Over ‘Challenging Regulations’

Uber said in a statement that the “new and challenging” provincial regulations in Quebec “significantly threaten” the company’s ability to continue operating. QUEBEC – Ride-hailing service Uber will stop operating in the Canadian province of Quebec, CBC News reported citing Radio Canada. Last week, Uber said in a statement that the “new and challenging” provincial […]

September 30th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

95 Companies Have Set Up Mobile Plants In India

95 Companies Have Set Up Mobile Plants In India

India is becoming a hub of electronics and mobile manufacturing, and 32 mobile plants have come up in Noida and Greater Noida, said Ravi Shankar Prasad. NEW DELHI – Information technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Sunday that 95 mobile manufacturing companies have set up their plants under the new government. “Today, 95 mobile […]

September 30th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Indian Govt Collects Rs 90,669 Crore In GST In Second Month

Indian Govt Collects Rs 90,669 Crore In GST In Second Month

The Goods and Services Tax was implemented across the country in place of more than a dozen central and state levies, such as excise duty, service tax and VAT, on July 1 this year. NEW DELHI – The government has collected Rs 90,669 crore in Goods and Services Tax (GST) for August, the second month […]

September 30th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Could The Opening Of The Parq Be The Catalyst For Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson To Land Amazon

Could The Opening Of The Parq Be The Catalyst For Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson To Land Amazon

On his Twitter account, the Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson said his city is interested in landing the tech hub. “Great news! Amazon would be fantastic addition to Vancouver’s world-class innovation ecosystem,” Robertson wrote. It was under Robertson’s leadership that luxury entertainment destination hotel and gaming Parq Vancouver, which has it’s grand opening on Friday, has come to […]

September 27th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News, Business, Entertainment, International, Lead Story, Link News, News, Realestate, Top News | Read More »

Kelowna’s Raghwa Gopal On Creating Tech Success In The Okanagan

Kelowna’s Raghwa Gopal On Creating Tech Success In The Okanagan

KELOWNA – Raghwa Gopal, the CEO of Accelerate Okanagan, talks about his keys to success and meeting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during his recent Cabinet retreat in the Okanagan. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently toured Accelerate Okanagan, how was his understanding of what you do? The Prime Minister is very impressive and totally gets what […]

September 26th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News, Business, International, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Indo-American Sriram Krishnan Joins Twitter As Senior Director

Indo-American Sriram Krishnan Joins Twitter As Senior Director

Sriram Krishnan earlier worked with Facebook, and at Snapchat’s parent company Snap. SAN FRANCISCO – Micro-blogging website Twitter has hired India-born Sriram Krishnan, a former top executive from Facebook and Snap, as its senior director of product. “I’m going to be joining Twitter and become a part of #theflock to work with the fantastic product […]

September 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

US’s Largest Toy Store Toys ‘R’ Us Files For Bankruptcy

US’s Largest Toy Store Toys ‘R’ Us Files For Bankruptcy

Toys ‘R’ Us is saddled with debt from a $6.6 billion buyout in 2005 led by KKR & Co LP and Bain Capital LP, together with real estate investment trust Vornado Realty Trust. NEW YORK – Toys ‘R’ Us Inc, the largest US toy store chain, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, the latest sign […]

September 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Google Launch Digital Payment App ‘Tez’ In India

Google Launch Digital Payment App ‘Tez’ In India

Google plans to introduce a localised digital payment service in India as early as next week, technology website TechCrunch reported NEW DELHI – Joining the digital payment bandwagon in India and eclipsing WhatsApp’s plans, Google launched a Unified Payments Interface (UPI)-based digital payment service called “Tez” on September 18. According to The-Ken.com, on September 18, […]

September 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

India Moves To Disqualify Over 100,000 Directors With Links To Dubious Shell Companies

India Moves To Disqualify Over 100,000 Directors With Links To Dubious Shell Companies

A total of 1,06,578 directors will be disqualified under Section 164(2)(a) of the Companies Act. A director will not be eligible for re- appointment in that company or any other firm for five years in a step to fight against black money. NEW DELHI – More than 1.06 lakh directors will be disqualified for their […]

September 16th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

India’s Auto Industry Gears Up For Government’s Electric Vehicles Push

India’s Auto Industry Gears Up For Government’s Electric Vehicles Push

NEW DELHI – India’s aggressive push to electrify all new vehicles by 2030 is compelling auto part manufacturers and carmakers to draw up early plans for electrification, company executives said. A new auto policy is in the works and will include a roadmap for electric vehicles, a government official said, adding that this is likely […]

September 16th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »