Day: September 29, 2020


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Digital communities are quickly becoming the lifeblood of organizations as more companies turn digital and remote. A recent article by the Wall Street Journal found that adults in the U.S. are now spending up to 16 hours a day on digital media. With so many options, the one commonality that many people are looking for is genuine connections with people and brands that share their interests and values. 

The concept of a community is not always tangible. Communities can come in the shape of forums, pages, private groups or, in some cases, a mix of each. For brands that really get community right, this phenomenon could be fragmented and simply come down to offering a service that people genuinely love to associate with. The best communities are built organically over time and can act

Companies and their CEOs had to pivot almost overnight in response to the COVID-19 pandemic: Businesses had to go virtual to keep their operations running, and that meant going digital. This quickly changed how people worked, where they worked, and what skills they required.

The rapid move to a predominantly virtual world exposed gaps in the capabilities of companies and of their people, something that leaders were already struggling with before the pandemic. PwC’s Talent Trends 2020, which was based on survey data


Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday unveiled the new Procedure of 2020 (DAP 2020), which will govern the procurement of defence equipment from the capital budget. It will supersede the Defence Procurement Procedure of 2016 from October 1.


Taking its cue from the prime minister’s Atmanirbhar Abhiyan (self-reliance campaign), DAP 2020 reserves several procurement categories for indigenous firms. “The categories of Buy (Indian designed, developed and manufactured), Make I, Make II… and SP model will be exclusively reserved for Indian vendors…,” stated the MoD on Monday.



DAP 2020 defines an “Indian vendor” as a company that is owned and controlled by resident Indian citizens, with foreign direct investment (FDI) not more than 49 per cent.


The new policy introduces a significant new procurement category called “Buy (Global–Manufacture in India).” This stipulates indigenisation of at least 50 per

The recovery of assets would help in meeting the obligations of clients, stock exchanges, and clearing corporations, Sebi said in a circular

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Sebi | Clearing corporations | defaulters


regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Monday asked exchanges and to initiate measures for liquidating assets of defaulter members within six months of declaring the entities concerned as


The watchdog has directed that required measures have to be taken before the appropriate court of law to liquidate moveable and immoveable assets that are not in possession of stock exchanges and



The recovery of assets would help in meeting the obligations of clients, stock exchanges, and clearing corporations, said in a circular.


A recognised stock exchange acts as a first-level regulator in the securities market, in so far as trading