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A Kadak breakfast with mother’s love

For any kid, the best way to wake up every morning is certainly with the love and affection of mother. A ‘Kadak Nasta’ symbolises that. And Nesplus, a range of nutritious and delicious breakfast cereals from the stable of Nestle, wants to touch a chord with the mother and the kid on that note. In its maiden television commercials (TVC), NesPlus, therefore, focuses how a ‘Kadak’ breakfast combined with mother’s love is the driving force to wake us up every morning.

Schaeffler betting big on India

Schaeffler India, Indian arm of the ¤14 billion Schaeffler Group of Germany, is betting big on India and ‘India’s growth story’. The company, which is in the process of merging three units Schaeffler, INA Bearings and LuK India, will be investing ¤40 million-¤45 million (nearly Rs 335 crore) each year for the next few years. This is significantly higher than ¤18-20 million (about Rs 158 crore) which the company had been investing in India for the last seven-eight years.

RBI staff’s 2-day mass leave deferred

The two-day mass casual leave on September 4 and 5 called by the United Forum of Reserve Bank Officers and Employees (UFRBOE) has been deferred after discussion with the bank management, the union said Monday.

“Consequent to series of meeting between top management of Reserve Bank of India with unions, the forum has decided to defer the programme of mass causual leave scheduled on September 4 and 5 to first week of January, 2019 in response to the bank’s request to give some more time to resolve the demands,” a UFRBOE statement said.

Not newborns but medical waste in plastic bags: Kolkata police

Hours after it told a press conference that 14 human foetuses were found in the bags recovered during cleaning of a vacant patch of land at Haridebpur in southern Kolkata, Kolkata Police on Sunday retracted the statement saying, “The plastic bags actually contained medical waste.”

Initial police reports before the press conference had said bodies of 14 newborns were recovered.

RBI employees’ 2-day mass leave to hit banks

The two-day mass casual leave on September 4 and 5 called by the United Forum of Reserve Bank Officers and Employees (UFRBOE) is likely to paralyse operations of the central bank and other major lenders across the country.

“UFRBOE has called the mass casual leave on September 4 and 5, which will be participated by all officers, paralysing the central bank’s functions for two days,” forum member and All India Reserve Bank Employees Association general secretary Samir Ghosh told reporters here.

Via MSMEs, Didi targets Modi govt’s policies

With most political parties blowing the poll bugle, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday used the State MSME Conclave platform to launch an attack on the Modi government. Without the Prime Minister or any of his cabinet colleagues, Banerjee expressed concern for the country’s MSME sector, which has been crippled following moves like DeMo, GST, reluctance of the banks to offer loans.

Blackberrys looks at 100 new stores

From a modest beginning in the narrow by-lanes of Delhi’s Chandni Chowk area, Blackberrys, now a leading premium menswear fashion brand from the stable of Mohan Clothing Co Pvt Ltd, seems to have traversed a long way over the last 27 years. The brand is now planning to open 100 new stores by the end of this financial year and is looking at a 25-30 per cent growth by the end of this year. The company has also lined up plans to open as many as 35 COCO stores and 65 FOFO stores in FY 18-19, said Nikhil Mohan, founder & director, Blackberrys Menswear.

Milap looks to bridge gap between healthcare cost and affordability

Milaap, India’s leading crowd funding platform for personal and social causes and especially for medical crowd-funding, is betting big on the expanding gap between India’s private healthcare spending and out-of-pocket healthcare expenses, which include savings, borrowings and support from friends and family.

Manchester eyes Indian tech startups

Manchester, often billed as the football capital of the UK, has many other things to offer to India and its soccer capital – Kolkata in particular.

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