India has been our best market for investment in the world: Blackstone CEO

WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a productive meeting with Blackstone chief executive officer (CEO) Stephen Schwarzman as part of his meetings with the global CEOs for potential investment in India, sources said. Prime Minister Modi said that there is huge scope for further expansion of Blackstoneโ€™s partnership in India and elaborated on the reforms done in India, sources said. PM Modi specifically spoke about Asset Monetization and Bad Bank. According to sources, Schwarzman said that he is very optimistic about Indiaโ€™s potential and added that it is one ofโ€ฆ

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All countries should emulate what India has done in climate change: First Solar CEO

WASHINGTON: During his high-profile series of meetings with the top business leaders in the US, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a fruitful interaction with First Solar CEO Mark Widmar here on Thursday, sources said. Widmar has expressed his happiness with the Indian policies for climate change and related industries, according to sources. PM Modi spoke about the one world, one Sun and one grid initiative and its potential. He referred to Indiaโ€™s ambitious target of 450 GW of renewable energy. He also emphasized Indiaโ€™s focus on manufacturing of solar energyโ€ฆ

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Modi meets Adobe CEO Narayen, discusses companyโ€™s investment plans in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met President and CEO of Adobe Shantanu Narayen and discussed the California-based software giantโ€™s collaboration and future investment plans in India. The discussions between prime minister Modi and Narayen also focused on Indiaโ€™s flagship program Digital India, and the use of emerging technologies in sectors like health, education and R&D. Modi and Narayen both emphasized on creating few centers of excellence of Artificial Intelligence in India. They discussed Adobeโ€™s ongoing collaboration and future investment plans in India. Discussions also focused on Indiaโ€™s flagship programโ€ฆ

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PM Modi holds โ€˜productive interactionโ€™ with Qualcomm CEO

WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday began his engagements in the US with a โ€œproductive interactionโ€ with President and CEO of Qualcomm Cristiano R Amon during which he highlighted the vast business opportunities in India. Modi, who arrived here on Wednesday on an official visit to the US during which he will hold the first face-to-face meeting with President Joe Biden and his deputy Kamala Harris, held a one-on-one meeting with Amon. โ€œTalking technologyโ€ฆ @cristianoamon and PM @narendramodi had a productive interaction. PM Modi highlighted the vast opportunities Indiaโ€ฆ

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Warns Staff Who "Leak Confidential Information"

Tim Cook said that Apple does not tolerate disclosures of confidential information. (FILE) Apple CEO Tim Cook has written an email to employees saying that those who leak confidential information about the company โ€œdo not belong hereโ€ and the management is doing โ€œeverything in our powerโ€ to identify those who leak such information. The email comes after details of a meeting last week โ€” during which it was decided that Apple employees returning to offices and Apple Stores will reportedly have to comply with new COVID-19 rules โ€” were leakedโ€ฆ

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โ€œA Dream Come Trueโ€: Freshworks CEO After Company Gets Listed On Nasdaq

Team Freshworks Inc as the company gets listed on the US stock exchange โ€œToday is a dream come true for me,โ€ said Freshworks Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Girish Mathrubootham after Indiaโ€™s first software-as-a-service (SaaS) startup tech startup got listed on US stock exchange Nasdaq. Mr Mathrubootham acknowledged the contribution of employees, partners, and investors, and took to Twitter expressing his gratitude for believing in the dream. โ€Today is a dream come true for me โ€“ from humble beginnings in #Trichy to ringing the bell at @Nasdaq for theโ€ฆ

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Full vaccination mandatory for I-League players: CEO Sunando Dhar

All the footballers taking part in the I-League starting in December will have to be fully vaccinated except for U-18 players and those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 infection, League CEO Sunando Dhar said on Wednesday. The league is expected to be held under bio-secure environment with strict COVID-19 protocols in Kolkata and its surrounding suburbs. โ€œIt will be mandatory for all the players and officials taking part in the I-League and I-League qualifiers to have both doses of COVID-19 vaccination. The only exception will be the players whoโ€ฆ

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Zee to merge with Sony; Punit Goenka will be CEO & MD of combined entity

Zee Entertainment Enterprises (ZEEL) has found a white knight in rival Sony with the latter agreeing to merge its India entertainment business with the beleaguered firm, thus creating Indiaโ€™s largest entertainment network with about $2 billion in revenues and 26 per cent viewership share. The ZEEL board announced on Wednesday that it had approved a non-binding term sheet with Sony Pictures Networks India to merge their operations, and that the promoters of Sony would invest $1.57 billion in the merged entity as growth capital. According to the indicative initial mergerโ€ฆ

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Ex McLaren Team Boss Martin Whitmarsh Joins Aston Martin As Group CEO Of Performance Division

Whitmarsh will be the group CEO for the new Performance Technologies division which will operate under the ambit of the Aston Martin F1 team. By Sahil Gupta | Published: 22-Sep-21 02:19 PM IST 0 Views View Photos The former McLaren boss will be the group CEO of Aston Martins new performance technologies division Martin Whitmarsh is a day that is always going to be synonymous with the time Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso were duelling with each other at the Woking-based team. He left F1 in 2014 and now heโ€ฆ

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AMC Theaters CEO Asks People if Dogecoin Should Be Accepted for Tickets

A week after announcing the inclusion of Bitcoin as a payment method, US movie theater chain AMC may soon start accepting Dogecoin as well. AMC will soon allow customers to purchase movie tickets via several cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin, and also avail of concessions. And as per media reports, supporters of Dogecoin have been storming AMC with requests to include the meme-based cryptocurrency. As a result, AMC now seems to be seeking a general public opinion if it should allow Dogecoin into the mix. Adam Aron, theโ€ฆ

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