‘Five Rivers’ Arrives In The UK

FIVE RIVERS – The world’s first Indian white spiced rum debuts in the UK … reports Asian Lite News Five Rivers, from the Sanghera Rum Company, is making its debut in the UK. The world’s first Indian white spiced rum is the perfect new addition to the statement drinks trolley, with a beautiful, distinctive bottle,

San Francisco introduces $28 Mn recovery plan

San Francisco Mayor London Breed has announced a new economic recovery program for workforce development, paid training programs, job placement and employment services for the city. The $28 million “Building Back Stronger” program includes funding from the city’s Dream Keeper Initiative, which Mayor Breed announced last week, Xinhua news agency reported. It will expand services

Keralite named 1st VP, COO of NY Fed

Another financial star from Kerala is on the rise in the US. Naureen Hassan’s parents are immigrants from Aluva, Kerala, India. Her father, Javad K. Hassan was a former senior executive at IBM Indian-American Naureen Hassan, a 25-year veteran of the financial services industry, has been named as the First Vice President and Chief Operating

Wipro to buy UK firm Capco

London-headquartered Capco’s clients include the marquees in the global financial services industry….reports Asian Lite News Global software major Wipro said on Thursday that it has signed an agreement to acquire the UK-based management and technology firm Capco for $1.45 billion (Rs 10,551 crore) to provide digital, Cloud and IT services to financial institutions in the

Flipkart launches ‘voice search’

Flipkart said that the introduction of the voice search feature will enable faster onboarding of customers from smaller towns and simplify their e-commerce journey…reports Asian Lite News E-commerce marketplace Flipkart on Thursday introduced voice search in Hindi, English as well as Hinglish on its platform to enable customers to search from a pool of over

Vistara starts Mumbai-Male flights

According to the airline, the inaugural flight was operated by Vistara’s Airbus A320neo aircraft….reports Asian Lite News Full-service carrier Vistara on Wednesday commenced its non-stop flights between Mumbai and Male. According to the airline, the inaugural flight was operated by Vistara’s Airbus A320neo aircraft. The airline will fly three times a week on the route

63 moons case: SAT suspends SEBI order

Something rotten at Inda’s financial sector. The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT)  has kept the SEBI order in abeyance. This, in effect, means that till the passing of a final decision by the SAT, the SEBI order will remain ineffective, 63 moons said in a statement….reports Asian Lite News   The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) on

Vedantu buys doubt solving app Instasolv

According to the company, the acquisition will enhance its doubt-solving and reinforce presence in Tier 2 and Tier 3 markets….reports Asian Lite News   E-learning platform Vedantu on Monday announced it has acquired Instasolv, a doubt-solving app for students from Class 6 to 12 for science, mathematics, IITJEE and NEET, for an undisclosed sum. According

Delhi-Bareilly flights to start from March 8

India’s capital city is garnering mettle to become a global and regional hub. Under the Centre’s flagship regional connectivity scheme (RCS), flights are scheduled to be operated by Alliance Air between Bareilly and Delhi from March 8, every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday….reports Asian Lite News   The civil aviation sector of Uttar Pradesh is

RBI nod for Piramal Group’s DHFL takeover

The development comes just a month after the Committee of Creditors (CoC) of DHFL voted in favour of Piramal’s bid with 94 per cent votes and approved its resolution plan….reports Asian Lite News The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has given nod for the takeover of Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd (DHFL) by Piramal Group.