The News Scroll 03 August 2017  Last Updated at 4:46 pm | Source: PTI

MSE to conduct mock trading session DR site on Saturday

This monthly mock trading session will be held from the Disaster Recovery (DR) site of the exchange in New Delhi, as a periodical exercise to check the preparedness of the DR site to face any eventuality

MSE to conduct mock trading session DR site on Saturday

Mumbai, Aug 3 Metropolitan Stock Exchange of India (MSE) today said it will conduct mock trading session in all the segments on Saturday, August 5.

This monthly mock trading session will be held from the Disaster Recovery (DR) site of the exchange in New Delhi, as a periodical exercise to check the preparedness of the DR site to face any eventuality.

-------------------------------------------------------------- RBL Bank appoints Shrinath Bolloju as COO

Private sector lender RBL Bank today said it has appointed Shrinath Bolloju as chief operations officer.

He joins the bank from German lender Deutsche Bank's Singapore operations, where he was heading the global securities transformation, the bank said in a statement.

Bolloju will be reporting to the bank's head of risk and governance, R Gurumurthy.

-------------------------------------------------------------- TCS launches learning hub for small businesses

Country's largest software exporter TCS today said it is launching a learning hub to educate small businesses on GST.

TCS Ion, a strategic unit of the Tata group company, will be hosting the 'GST Shiksha hub' on its digital learning hub, it said in a statement.

It has partnered with small industries association Laghu Udyog Bharati, it added.

-------------------------------------------------------------- Payback India announces former Amex executive as CEO

Payback India, today announced the appointment of Gautam Kaushik as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to further its journey as a growth-oriented and consumer-centric coalition loyalty program in India.

Prior to joining Payback, Kaushik was working with American Express (AMEX) as Vice President (VP) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

In his capacity as the new CEO, Gautam Kaushik will be spearheading the India operations and will be leading all the critical business areas including Strategic Business Planning and Development, Partner Management and Acquisitions and Customer Engagement.

He aims to take Payback to the next level with expansion across new service categories and customer segments. -------------------------------------------------------------- Uber clocks double digit growth, completes 500m rides

On demand ride-sharing company Uber today announced it has marked 'double digit' growth in the country, after completing 500 million trips.

The company said it has clocked more than 2.5 times year-on-year growth as of June this year. -------------------------------------------------------------- Livspace' offers pvt modular lable to independent designers

Home interior design platform Livspace.Com for homeowners and designers announced that its private modular label will now be available to independent designers and architects.

The modular label includes kitchens, wardrobes and storage. Under the initiative, Livspace plans to engage over 25,000 professionals this year in Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Bengaluru and Mumbai, a statement said. -------------------------------------------------------------- RCI adds Hill Stream Resort, Dehradun to its portfolio

Holiday exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands RCI today announced an agreement to affiliate the Hill Stream resort in Dehradun in Uttrakhand to its network.

"With the inclusion of Hill Stream Resort, Dehradun to our list of properties, we embark on a journey to grow our affiliations in the northern valley. This latest partnership is consistent in our overall plan for India to grow and expand at a rapid pace," RCI India Managing Director Sabina Chopra said.

RCI is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange with over 4,300 affiliated resorts in nearly 110 countries.

Mumbai, Aug 3 Data analytics firm Qlik today announced the expansion of its 'academic program' in India that will cover 50 education institutions across 25 cities.

The initiative will enable more universities to improve the value of their offerings by teaching marketable data skills. It will also help students advance their analytical and data literacy skills within every academic discipline, the company said in a release here.

"To meet this growing demand, the 'academic program' has been expanded to give students the skills and tools they need to succeed," Qlik Vice-President, Knowledge and Learning, Kevin Hanegan said.


Piramal Realty completes Phase I of Agastya Corporate Park

Piramal Realty today said it has completed the first phase of its commercial project, 'Agastya Corporate Park', in the eastern suburb of Kurla.

With a total investment of Rs 2,400 crore, including land and project execution costs, and spread over 16.25 acres, Agastya Corporate Park is expected to record Rs 5,300 crore in revenue, the realty player said in a statement here.

**************************************** RummyCircle adds ReST API for hassle-free gaming experience

Play Games24x7, an online desktop and mobile gaming platform, today said it is adding representational state transfer (ReST) services, to help players enjoy uninterrupted game play experience.

"Leveraging ReSTful API reduces both time and cost and help scale our tournaments with 57,000 players participating in a single tournament at a given time," RummyCircle CMO Sachin Uppal said in a statement here.

The Indian online gaming industry is expected to add 190 million gamers and will become a USD one billion opportunity by 2021, from USD 290 million today, according to KPMG.


Future Group partners with Railways catering service

Future Consumer, a part of Kishore Biyani-led Future Group, today said its oats brand `Kosh' has partnered with catering service providers of Railways to offer meals to passengers on the Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains.

New Delhi, Aug 3 Tutoring platform Genext Students today said it has expanded its operations to Bengaluru, aiming to help students find best-suited home tutors.

The platform helps parents find the best tutors and also stay updated about the study progress and performance of their children on a real-time basis.

"We have received a tremendous response in other cities so far and are expecting the same in Bengaluru as well," Genext Students Co-founder and Director Ali AsgarKagzi said.


LimeTray raises funding from JSW Ventures *LimeTray, which provides SaaS based solutions to restaurants, today said it has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from JSW Ventures.

No financial details of the deal were disclosed.

The funding will help the company further strengthen its 'restaurant OS' product suite and also expand its international operations, LimeTray said in a statement.

LimeTray's solutions help F&B companies with billing, customer engagement, and digital marketing among others.

The company has over 2,000 customers including Burger King, Mad Over Donuts, Taco Bell and Krispy Kreme in countries like India, Dubai, Indonesia and Nigeria.


TCS iON to launch GST Shiksha hub for MSMEs *TCS iON, a unit of IT firm Tata Consultancy Services, today said it has partnered Laghu Udyog Bharati to offer GST related content under GST Shiksha hub.

Laghu Udyog Bharati is an association of small and micro industrial units.

GST Shiksha hub will provide relevant information on GST to all micro, small and medium enterprises on a real-time basis and help them to be updated on any GST-linked development, TCS said in a statement.

The GST Shiksha hub is being hosted on TCS iON Digital Learning hub, which is an online content marketplace.


India Licensing Expo to be held in Mumbai on Aug 20-21 *Business-to-business brand licensing show 'India Licensing Expo' will be held in Mumbai on August 20 and 21.

The event is expected to see participation from over 100 global and domestic brands from the retail industry, a statement said.

These include names like Viacom 18, Fashion TV, Marie Claire, Universal Music, Mondo TV, JCB, Polaroid, NBA and Sesame Street, it added.


Xpert Dishwash launches 'Use One Less' campaign *Xpert dishwash today said it has launched the 'Use One Less' campaign targeted towards the homemakers' families.

The campaign stems from the common insight that Indian families use more utensils than required for their daily needs, the company said.

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