TREND: Pandemic sees largest Indian online B2B market gain traction

Tuesday, Sep 29, 2020 By Kanchan Yadav and Nikita Periwal NEW DELHI/ MUMBAI – Most businesses are in the midst of adapting to COVID-19 by using technology to minimise physical interactions in marketplaces. India’s largest online business-to-business market, meanwhile, has seen a jump in subscriber base in these times of social distancing.    With conventional methods of doing business […]

Govt starts rice procurement for 2020-21 early amid farmers’ unrest

Tuesday, Sep 29, 2020 By Sampad Nandy NEW DELHI – The government has begun 2020-21 (Oct-Sep) kharif rice procurement at the minimum support price, particularly in Punjab and Haryana, amid a protest by farmers against the recently enacted farm laws, a senior government officials said. Usually, procurement of kharif rice starts on Oct 1. However, the Centre has allowed […]

PFRDA considering more options for retiring pension plan subscribers

Tuesday, Sep 29, 2020 By Sagar Sen NEW DELHI – The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority is working on a proposal to provide additional options to National Pension System subscribers in terms of pay out at the time of retirement, a senior official said. The move is likely to give more flexibility to National Pension System subscribers who […]


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