E-commerce potential remains largely untapped: World Bank report

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: E-commerce can become a driver of growth across South Asia and boost trade between the region’s countries, but its potential remains largely untapped, says a new World Bank report. Launched today in Delhi, the World Bank report Unleashing E-Commerce for South Asian Integration notes that although e-commerce has grown significantly in South Asia,… Read More E-commerce potential remains largely untapped: World Bank report

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann to Step Down, Longtime Foundation Executive Mark Suzman Appointed to Role

Newsroom24x7 Network Seattle: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann is stepping down after more than five years in the role. Bill and Melinda Gates have appointed Mark Suzman, the foundation’s president of Global Policy & Advocacy and chief strategy officer, as the new CEO. Suzman, who joined the foundation in 2007, will assume… Read More Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann to Step Down, Longtime Foundation Executive Mark Suzman Appointed to Role

RBI Springs a Shocker Keeps the Repo Rate Unchanged at 5.15 percent

Niranjan Hiranandani Mumbai: The Indian Government has been coming up with measures to boost GDP figures, and a lowering of the repo rate was expected over concerns that growth momentum is slowing down; as also it being necessary to boost liquidity in the economy. In a challenging scenario – and no better term to describe… Read More RBI Springs a Shocker Keeps the Repo Rate Unchanged at 5.15 percent