Friday, 28 January, 2022
TopicSnapdeal

Topic: Snapdeal

Snapdeal files for IPO amid market rally, plans to raise Rs 1,250 crore

Snapdeal’s IPO, targeted for early next year, comes after a record year for market debuts. Zomato set off the rush, followed by successful offerings from the likes of Nykaa.

Snapdeal plans to file Rs 1900-crore IPO early next year

Snapdeal would become the largest tech company to test investors’ appetite for IPOs after the disastrous debut of Paytm’s parent, One 97 Communications Ltd.

Why Legal Metrology Act is relevant for marketplace e-commerce entities

The pandemic led to a rise in online shopping, and the laws intended for e-commerce & consumer protection and interpretation of the rules gained prominence among people.

Airtel’s passive-aggressive, angst-ridden response misses the main point about bigotry

Airtel should know that in times like these, neutrality is a conscious choice of allowing tacit support to bigots.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image for weight loss | Andres Ayrton | Pexels

Can you lose weight by not eating after 8 pm? What the diet industry doesn’t tell you

The list of myths goes on—don't eat fruits before bed, eat small meals to increase metabolism. But does science support these claims?
An Assicurazioni Generali SpA logo sits above an entrance to their offices in Rome | Bloomberg

Italian Generali buys 25% stake worth Rs 1,250 cr in insurance JV from embattled Future Group

The stake sale, which will give Generali majority control over the JV, comes as the Future Group is locked in a prolonged legal battle with partner Amazon.

Defence

The Indian Army's Akash missiles on display during the 73rd Republic Day Parade, at Rajpath, in New Delhi | ANI

Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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