US CAR MAJOR Ford Motor Company, which is working on its India manufacturing exit plan, has started negotiations with the union at its Chennai factory to arrive at a compensation package for the workers impacted by the winding-up decision, sources at the plant told FE.
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If you want to hide users, pull out of India: Govt to VPN providers
ON THE GOVERNMENT Wednesday asserted that the new CERT-In directives have to be followed by everybody, be it virtual private network (VPN) service providers, cloud service providers or others, and in case anyone does not want to abide by the rules, they are free to pull out from the country.
Govt considers cotton export ban to curb price rise
AFTER WHEAT, THE government is considering a proposal to ban exports of cotton, at least until the end of this marketing year, on September 30, as the relentless rise in prices of the fibre and its by-products has severely hurt firms in the textiles-garments value chain.
Hybrid work gets smart software updates
Microsoft Teams Essentials has introduced three new features to help small businesses perform better
Airtel CEO Vittal says 35% cut in 5G reserve price is disappointing
BHARTI AIRTEL INDIA and South Asia MD and CEO Gopal Vittal on Wednesday said that the 35% cut in the reserve price of 5G spectrum is not adequate and 'quite disappointing'. However, he did not comment on the company's strategy for the upcoming auctions.
Cement sector set to see new wave of consolidation
ADANI'S FORAY TO HEAT UP COMPETITION
GOM for raising GST on online gaming to 28%
Tax incidence increase to depend on whether levy is on platform fee or contest entry amount, including prize pool
Equity valuations remain pricey despite correction
Trend to continue if downgrades in earnings estimates are significant
Microsoft To Double 'Budget For Salary Hikes
Microsoft plansto “nearly double” its budget for employee salary increases and boost the range of stock compensation it gives some workers by at least 25%, an effort to retain staff and help people cope with inflation.
Musk Doubts On Spam Accounts May Hit Deal
$44-Billion twitter acquisition
Hyundai partners Tata Power for EV charging infra
HYUNDAI INDIA, WHICH will launch the Ioniq 5 electric vehicle (EV) later this year and aims to have six EV models by 2028, has partnered with Tata Power to build an EV charging network.
THE FUTURE OF TECH
From self-driving cars to space travel, we answer your questions about where technology is heading
FOOD FOR Thought
All about food
THE TREE OF Life and Fertility
DR. V. RAMAKANTHA shares some insights into the science, history and mythology of the Banyan tree, also known as the Bengal Fig or Indian Fig. The Banyan is one of those mythical trees that has had an important place in the life and history of the people of India since ancient times. It is also home to many species of birds, animals, and epiphytic plants.
East Meets West
KALYANI ADUSUMILLI grew up in a minority group in the United States, straddling cultures, learning how to fit in, and later learning how to accept the traditions of her heritage. Today, she is watching her children going through the same process, shifting their cultural identity, as they head toward adulthood in the melting pot of a multicultural society.
Annadata Suraksha Abhiyaan
A tailor-made insurance initiative to financially secure farmers and growers against farming risks.
4 Ways to Protect Your Small Business From Cyberattacks
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, small businesses have quickly adopted remote working and transitioned to new technologies, such as contactless payments and online ordering.
No More Play Money
A very long investing party is ending, and a nasty hangover awaits. But maybe markets will start making sense again?
Fernanda Melchor Writes Tragic Machismo
In her novels, male fear and desire are two sides of the same coin.
The Gravity-Defying Housing Market
Pent up demand for homes coupled with low inventory could complicate the Fed’s inflation fight
NILANGANA BANERJEE: 2 series The 'Selves' | The Lullaby
The series Selves aims to artistically represent the psychological conflicts we face when we weigh ourselves based on socially determined of what is ideal and where we stand with the distorted and one-size that fits all defined.