At this point, we are on the other side. Many parts of the world are figuring out how to reopen as safely as possible after being under quarantine due to COVID-19. For people who are actually emerging—because some places (such as New York City) are still on lockdown—it’s like when a butterfly emerges from a cocoon or the reverse. Without access to grooming, the gym, and generally being able to move around freely, people were left to their own devices, for better or worse. … [Read more...] about These hilarious memes reveal what we thought pre-quarantine versus our post-quarantine reality
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"According to executives, Sikka's product mindset did not work for the company and eventually led to his departure. Then came Parekh’s appointment at a time the company was looking for an executive who would bring in stability," said Pareekh Jain, founder, Pareekh Consulting. … [Read more...] about Wipro’s new CEO: Can foreign executives succeed in Indian IT firms?
Big Basket is not the only big name in the startup ecosystem to have raised fund from venture debt firm. The company follows firms such as Paper Boat, Urban Ladder, Practo, Myntra, Snapdeal and Oyo which have raised money from venture debt funds such as Trifecta and Innoven Capital. … [Read more...] about India’s startup ecosystem in a correction mode: Trifecta Capital
This is not the first attempt by ChrysCapital to make a comeback of sorts in its pharma portfolio post a partial or complete exit. In 2015, ChrysCapital exited Mankind Pharma by selling its 11 percent stake to Capital International for $214 million. But in April 2018, it staged a sensational return to the Manforce condoms maker when it pipped global private equity giants to pick up a 10 percent stake in the firm for $350 million. At the time, it was the largest private equity deal in the Indian pharma space. … [Read more...] about Exclusive | PE firm ChrysCapital to buy out Capital International’s stake in Intas Pharmaceuticals
The change in Akbar himself was perceptible from this time on, through the abolition of pilgrimage tax for Hindu sacred places and the abolition of slavery affecting women and children. Then as time went on, Akbar actively sought out great thinkers among the Sufis, the Jains, the Zoroastrians, the Brahmins, Christians, Hindu ascetics, Mahdavis and others. This indisputably led to a cosmopolitan court, with the eventual elaboration of Akbar’s Sulh-e kul philosophy, of an active, empathetic toleration of each religion. … [Read more...] about Mythological women revered, stories of historical women censored in India, says historian Ira Mukhoty