Pai said about 80 pc of those who lose jobs would have employment opportunities in industries in general if they are specialists.
The broader NSE Nifty slipped 10.95 points, or 0.09 per cent, to end at 11,884.50.
Government plans to float global tenders for the first time for coal mining blocks before end-2019.
Ford could slash USD 20 billion out of a five-year, 2018-2023 product plan.
Trai's move to reopen the deadline for ending IUC beyond January 2020 had forced Jio to levy a 6 paise per minute charge on its users.
In 2018, government put up 76 per cent stake of Air India for sale, which saw a lukewarm response by investors.
Bezos had committed investment worth USD 5 billion in the Indian market in 2016.
At the interbank foreign exchange the rupee opened at 71.67, then gained further ground and touched a high of 71.59.
Vodafone Idea Ltd faces a liability of Rs 44,150 cr after SC ordered that non-telecom revenues should be included in the AGR.
The traffic grew just 1.18 per cent in September, as per the latest available official data.
After hitting a high of 40,542.40, the 30-share index pared some gains to trade 72.26 points, or 0.18 per cent, higher at 40,428.95.
This will be the third round of bidding process in the Jaypee Infratech insolvency matter.
Aramco cannot sell its shares directly to investors in the United States and other markets, as the IPO will be restricted to Saudis.
Only 0.01 per cent (1.36 lakh boxes) of 11 crore boxes has been purchased directly from growers so far.
MSME sector has 29 per cent contribution in country's growth and 48 per cent of export is done through MSMEs.
Chhaya Virani, Ryna Karani, Manjari Kacker and Suresh Rangachar have also resigned from positions of directors.
RCom revenue from operations dropped to Rs 302 crore in Q2 FY20 from Rs 977 crore in Q2 FY19.
Power producers are still owed over USD 11 billion in dues by government-owned distribution companies.
Heavy rains in October and November have brought more misery to India’s farmers.
The government approved a Rs 25,000 crore fund to help complete over 1,600 stalled housing projects.