Bengaluru: Swiggy is progressively raising its commissions from restaurants in regions where its service is nearing maturity, while aggressively pushing partners to advertise on its platform, as the company shifts focus to monetising its core food ordering business, restaurateurs and others with knowledge of the matter said. The Bengaluru-based company has also increased deliveryRead More →

After 11 years of working in IT, with marquee names such as Oracle, Microsoft, and Sierra Atlantic, Swaminathan Gopal quit the corporate world to become an entrepreneur. He started by launching three fine-dining restaurants, which he sold in 2014. That very year, as the Indian startup ecosystem raised billions of dollars, the tech side of Swaminathan’s careerRead More →

With onion prices shooting up and the next crop to come to the market only in January-February, the usage of the edible bulb is getting frugal at restaurants. Homemakers to hoteliers to the kanda bhaji seller on the street—all have been forced to become not so generous with their servings of onions.Read More →

SME loan defaults are by and large not wilful. The rising Mudra defaults could be a result of inadequate monitoring by banks and other ambitious microfinance lenders, coupled with the slowdown Reports of rising defaults in servicing Mudra loans have naturally got the RBI worried. It should be a causeRead More →

The list of 14 schools identified by the office of the BSA-Prayagraj office as running without valid recognition in city limits of Prayagraj. (Representational image)(HT file) Even eight years after the Right To Education (RTE) Act coming into effect in UP and subsequent orders of the state government to officialsRead More →

Within a document that is 1,000 pages long, American researches have outlined what they say could be the cure to HIV/AIDS. Yesterday, the American Gene Technologies (AGT) submitted their study for Phase I retail of its autologous cell therapy for HIV, reported BioBuzz. The therapy involves an individual’s cells – culturedRead More →