Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicCafé Coffee Day

Topic: Café Coffee Day

Year after founder’s death, Cafe Coffee Day set to get new investors, rebuild brand

CCD founder V.G. Siddhartha died of apparent suicide last year, and the brand has suffered another hit due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown.

Probe finds Rs 2,000 crore missing at Café Coffee Day after founder Siddhartha’s suicide

The probe examined financial transactions of Coffee Day and its dealings with dozens of private companies owned by V.G. Siddhartha.

Coffee Day’s tech park sale to Blackstone stalls as it waits for Yes Bank’s NOC

Coffee Day Enterprises has been trying to sell its assets to repay its debt after the unexpected death of its founder- chairman V.G. Siddhartha.

ITC considers buying stake in Cafe Coffee Day following cafe chain founder’s death  

A successful bid will help ITC diversify its business to reduce dependence on cigarettes as India raises taxes on tobacco, as well as help Coffee Day pare down its borrowings.

Trump offers ‘mediation’ in Ayodhya dispute as Kashmir govt ‘flashes gun’ to ease panic

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What CCD founder Siddhartha’s suicide shows – India can’t become $5 trillion economy this way

The attitude of the government, which looks at profit-making as the anti-thesis of socialism, has not changed in the last 25 years.

SC registry faces ‘traffic’ and Muslims demand ‘My Food My Choice Bill’

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NewsX to Republic: Siddhartha’s death shows how sensitive TV media can be when it wants

Everyone should ask TV reporters and anchors: how would you like it if your loved ones appeared on television news in a similar state?

VG Siddhartha’s death shows how bad India’s cash crunch has become

The apparent suicide of Siddhartha has touched a nerve as business leaders face mounting strain from an economy-wide cash crunch & slowing growth.

Suicide of ‘Coffee King’ Siddhartha should be a big lesson for India

One of the few things India has going for it is the energy & creativity of its entrepreneurs. It needs more businessmen who can build a world-class brand.

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.