Noida soaks up the Semis’ fever

Noida Times (A Times of India supplement),

So what if Thursday was a workday? It was still a day for high drama – inside offices or in campuses. Noidawallas came together in collective cheers and sighs through India’s topsy-turvy play. After all, jeet ho ya haar, Noida, like the rest of India, did little else yesterday than root for Team India

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The Big Match!

India, India , India, India…..!!!

This is what you usually hear when India plays a cricket match against any team. And, when it is the World Cup…and that too, semi finals…oh my god….you can imagine what happens.
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A Whole New Tool Game – Tolexo

Business Today (April 12′ 15),

Start - Ups  - Tolexo

Start - Ups - Tolexo

Start - Ups - Tolexo

TURNING FOCUS ON NEW ECONOMY – Sebi to Smoothen Road to Dalal St for Desi Startups

The Economic Times

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Regulator may ease rule mandating cos to use IPO proceeds to build tangible assets
Market regulator Sebi could ease rules that govern the public listing of shares by startups in India, a move that will remove one of the biggest hurdles cited by new-economy entrepreneurs who now look overseas while planning an initial public offer.
The Securities & Exchange Board of India could scrap norms that require companies to use proceeds from a public listing to build tangible assets or buy plant and machinery, according to a Reuters report, and the regulator is preparing to unveil a consultation paper later this month on listing norms for micro, small and medium enterprises, sources in the department of micro, small and medium enterprises told ET.

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E-Tailors Hire Aggressively From B-Schools for Second Year

For the second straight year, e-commerce companies have hired aggressively across top business school campuses in the country, not only in terms of number of offers, but also in terms of salaries.

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Paytm takes Delhi Metro route to reach potential customers

The Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Paytm, the mobile commerce platform, has taken an unusual advertising spot — the back of the Delhi Metro travel card, used daily by lakhs of commuters in and around the Capital.

“We are looking at innovative ways to promote the Paytm brand and advertising on the back of the Delhi Metro travel card is one of those tools,” said Shankar Nath, a senior vice president at Paytm.

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Industry expects push for MSME in state budget

The Times of India

DEHRADUN: With Uttarakhand government all set to present its annual budget on Monday, industry players are expecting a push for infrastructure and MSMEs.

Fund allocation for MSMEs is highly sought as it will generate jobs and lead to faster growth. Another major expectation is more funds for building infrastructure, which is a key concern for investors coming to Uttarakhand.
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MSME concerns ignored: Fisme

The Federation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprises (Fisme) has said it is disappointed with the Union budget as the MSME sector has been relegated to the periphery of Budget pronouncements.
“While hailing the budget as growth-oriented and reformist, MSMEs can’t hide their disappointment from Arun Jaitely’s first full budget, as the sector feels that its concerns have been largely left unaddressed”, it said.
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Camps to Redress MSME Grievances

BHUBANESWAR: The Government has decided to organise camps to redress grievances of micro, small and medium entrepreneurs of the State.

As Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are facing a host of problems starting from project clearance at district level to marketing of products to Government agencies, Chief Secretary Gokul Chandra Pati asked the Directorate of Industries to hold grievance addressing camps for MSMEs on a fixed day each month.
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Now, 100 pc airfare refund for MSME industrialist bodies visiting abroad

In a good news for industrialist associations who had been going for technical and business-to-business (B2B) meetings abroad, they can now get 100 per cent reimbursement for air tickets from the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) against the earlier provision of 75 per cent reimbursement.
To start with, 146 printers from across the country will be going to China, where the visit will be supported by MSME with 100 per cent reimbursement of airfare. Kamal Chopra, Chairman, International Relations, All India Federation of Manufacturers of Printers (AIFMP) and General Secretary of Offset Printers’ Association (OPA), stated he will be leading this group. The decision was taken in the first week of February in New Delhi.
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