Tag Archives: July

EPFO payroll data shows second-highest job creation in July at 11.62 lakh

Net employment creation in the formal sector was reported at 11.62 lakh in July 2019, according to the latest Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) payroll data. July saw the second highest net job creation numbers, short of 12.23 lakh reported in June 2019 in the previous EPFO release. This is also the third time that formal job creation as per ... Read More »

Donald Trump to announce his choice for SC judge on July 9, Indian-American Amul Thapar in fray

Judge Amul Thapar will have to wait till July 9 to know if he will make history as the first American of Indian or Asian descent to be nominated to the United States Supreme Court as one of its nine justices. He is on a shortlist of candidates being considered by President Donald Trump to succeed Justice Anthony Kennedy, who ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy On6 India Launch Expected on July 2, Will Be Flipkart Exclusive

HIGHLIGHTS Flipkart has confirmed the new Samsung Galaxy On-Series model It could be the rumoured Galaxy On6 The smartphone is teased with an ‘Infinity Display’ panel Flipkart has confirmed the launch of a new Samsung Galaxy On-Series model. The model, which is likely to be the rumoured Galaxy On6, is set to debut in India on July 2, the e-commerce giant revealed ... Read More »

Optimism among U.S. small businesses rises in July, helped by strong hiring

A measure of U.S. small-business confidence rose in July, boosted by strong hiring and an improving economic outlook, according to a National Federation of Independent Business report released on Tuesday. The group’s Index of Small Business Optimism USOPIN=ECI rose to 105.2 from 103.6 in June. The rise was the index’s first since January. Business owners signaled optimism in their ability ... Read More »

FPIs remain bullish on Indian markets, pour $4 bn in July

Overseas investors have pumped a staggering $4 billion into the Indian capital market this month, primarily due to “better prospects” of economic growth as compared to other emerging markets. The latest inflow follows net infusion of Rs.1.6 lakh crore in the previous five months (February-June). In January, they had pulled out Rs.3,496 crore. “FPI inflow could be attributed to relative ... Read More »

Music Monday for July 24

Whither Christian Jonassen? The day Christian Jonassen came into my life—courtesy of Bob Moss and Mike Kirkland, who handed me a copy of his debut album—was one of the most confusing and happiest days of my life. The towering towhead with ice-blue eyes could’ve crushed my skull with one swat, but he was soft-spoken and gentle, resembling a huge kindergartener. ... Read More »

Government Mandates Indian Language Support on All Phones Sold From July 2017

Government has mandated support for Indian languages in all mobile phones to be sold in the country from July 1, 2017 onward. “In exercise of the power conferred by clause 10(1) of Bureau of Indian Standard Act… the central government, hereby includes the Indian language support for mobile phone as per IS 16333 (Part-3) to the schedule of ‘Electronics and ... Read More »

Life Insurers’ New Business Premiums Up 4% At Rs 13,854 Crore In July

Life insurance companies had collected Rs 13,319.97 crore in new business premiums in July 2015. New Delhi: New business premiums of life insurance companies saw a four per cent rise to Rs 13,854.44 crore in July 2016 as against Rs 13,319.97 crore premium collected in the corresponding period last year. State-run Life Insurance Corporation’s (LIC) new business premium was the highest at Rs 10,737.92 ... Read More »

Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 4 Smartphone Expected to Launch on July 27

Chinese handset maker Xiaomi has started teasing an upcoming launch event on July 27 where the company is rumoured to launch its next Redmi smartphone. The teaser invite shared on Weibo reveals that Xiaomi is inviting fans to purchase the tickets for Beijing event on July 27. Based on a recent leak, Xiaomi is rumoured to introduce its next Redmi ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 Rumoured to Launch on July 25

Until now, there have been several leaks related to the Xiaomi Mi Note 2, but none suggested a specific date for the launch of the smartphone model. Most rumours indicated that it might be launched in August. Now a new report says that the phone may launch on July 25. “New rumours from China say that the Xiaomi Mi Note ... Read More »