Flipkart elevates five senior executives as senior VPs

BENGALURU: Walmart-owned ecommerce marketplace Flipkart has elevated five senior executives to the level of Senior vice-president. The elevations of Manish Kumar, Anand Lakshminarayanan, Ranjith Boyanapalli, Ravish Kumar Sinha and Ravi Iyer were announced in an email sent by Flipkart Group CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy on Sunday. This brings the total number of executives at the level Read More …

Ecommerce sites test waters with sober discounts

BENGALURU: Ecommerce companies have started showcasing smallscale promotional events to spur consumer demand, two weeks after restrictions on shipping products were relaxed across the country, in what analysts say is a sign of normalcy in a sector that typically drives sales through discounts. Over the weekend, Flipkart-owned fashion portal Myntra held its Month End sale, Read More …

Cognizant to retain digital talent in slowdown, anticipating recovery

MUMBAI: Cognizant will protect employees with digital skills from layoffs even if they remain under-utilised during the ongoing economic crisis, its chief financial officer has said. The Teaneck, New Jersey-based IT services provider earns around 38% of its $16.8 billion revenue from digital businesses, which include helping clients shift applications to the Cloud, marketing online Read More …

Railways bets on Maruti, Kia to increase freight kitty

NEW DELHI: The Indian Railways is betting on increased freight loading by automakers including Maruti Suzuki and South Korea’s Kia Motors as the lockdown is eased. During the lockdown, the railways had been in touch with both companies for their transportation requirements, a senior railway ministry official said. One freight train loaded with 100 units Read More …

Jasprit Bumrah Says He Loves “Bowling With Dukes” Ball As It Assists Seam, Swing

India’s pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah says he feels most comfortable bowling with the Dukes ball manufactured in England compared to the India made SG Test or the Australian Kookaburra as it provides even competition in a game that is increasingly loaded in favour of batsmen. In fact Bumrah is the latest Indian bowler to express Read More …

Why Sunil Bharti Mittal should seek out Google’s Pichai, Page & Brin

Over the years, Sunil Mittal, a feisty campaigner, has mostly chosen his partners well. Singtel has been a consistent ally. Vodafone has been too. Walmart was equally charmed after meeting the Mittal brothers at their Bentonville headquarters and decided to team up. So did Axa for a foray in insurance, Rothschild falmily and then Del Read More …

Why Sunil Bharti Mittal should seek out Google’s Page, Pichai & Berkin

Over the years, Sunil Mittal, a feisty campaigner, has mostly chosen his partners well. Singtel has been a consistent ally. Vodafone has been too. Walmart was equally charmed after meeting the Mittal brothers at their Bentonville headquarters and decided to team up. So did Axa for a foray in insurance, Rothschild falmily and then Del Read More …

Sachin Tendulkar Asks Yuvraj Singh “Paranthe Kithe Hai?” In Reply To ‘Keep it Up’ Challenge

Sachin Tendulkar took the ‘keep it up’ challenge, started by Yuvraj Singh, to another level by asking the former India all-rounder to cook “Paranthe” for him. On Sunday, Yuvraj Singh posted a video on Instagram, bouncing a tennis ball off a rolling pin and challenged batting legend Sachin Tendulkar to do the same without breaking Read More …

Mauro Icardi Signs Four-Year Paris Saint-Germain Deal

Mauro Icardi joined PSG this season and impressed with 20 goals in 31 games.© Twitter@PSG_English Paris Saint-Germain have signed Argentina international Mauro Icardi from Inter Milan on a four-year deal after taking up the option to buy the on-loan forward, the two clubs announced on Sunday. Icardi joined PSG this season and impressed with 20 Read More …

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