Trucking apps make fleet-owners' lives a smooth ride



Apps are improving the earnings of thousands of truckers by using data science and a host of technologies such as telematics, artificial intelligence, machine learning and Internet of Things. Peerzada Abrar reports.



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Trucking apps make fleet-owners' lives a smooth ride



Apps are improving the earnings of thousands of truckers by using data science and a host of technologies such as telematics, artificial intelligence, machine learning and Internet of Things. Peerzada Abrar reports.



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Markets demand rollback of higher surcharge on FPIs



During the meeting with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, it was also suggested that employees’ provident fund should increase its exposure in the stock market, which in turn would improve liquidity.



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Will Ravneet Gill manage to 'save' Yes Bank?



Enjoying the backing of the regulator, Gill has identified the core problems, ring-fenced the banks from “influencers” and is in the process of building a new team.



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Post-Budget foreign investors sell Rs 6Kcr of equities



They have been on an unbroken selling streak since the Union Budget, spooked by increase in income-tax surcharge, taxes on buybacks, and lack of stimulus to prop up the economy.



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GDP growth will continue, but challenges remain



The BJP still does not have a majority in Upper House of Parliament, the Rajya Sabha, and this will pose hurdles to the party’s legislative reform agenda



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Top FPIs' assets more than double in 5 years



While three of the top five FPIs – Capital, Government of Singapore, and Vanguard – have seen their investment value more than triple, India’s benchmark indices have risen just 70%.



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Alas, Kochhar is NOT kosher



‘I am not surprised that hubris brought Chanda Kochhar down. It would appear that as a person she thought she could do no wrong and as a leader she considered herself above what her company demanded of others in terms of financial probity and honesty. That, my friends, is NOT a good way for a leader to feel,’ says S Muraleedharan, former managing director, BNP Paribas.



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How will the Indian markets fare in 2019?



The upcoming general elections will be the focus and the economy and market performance will pivot around that event. The general consensus is that the India stock market should be up around 10 per cent by the end of the year.



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Sumer Juneja to head India arm of $100-billion Vision Fund



Unlike many peers in the VC space, LSE grad Juneja doesn’t have an entrepreneurial background but is said to be strong in finance skills



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