Forget making back money, it looks like Brahmastra is taking down PVR & Inox investors with itself. With early reviews pouring cold water on #Brahmastra’s prospects, India’s largest theater chains PVR & Inox have cumulatively lost over ₹800 crore in market capitalization today.
By @jainrounak#KingCharlesIII takes over as the British monarch after the death of #QueenElizabethII, and that will lead to a demonetisation in the UK. New coins and currency notes will be minted and printed after the designs are approved.
Apple has announced the much-awaited #IPhone14 series, the company’s latest flagship offering. In addition to the iPhones, the company also announced Apple Watch SE, #AppleWatchSeries8, Apple Watch Ultra and the AirPods Pro gen 2.
Is it just us or does it feel like we are all starring in #StrangerThings and living in ‘the Upside Down’? We sure are living in stranger times and dealing with unpredictable plot twists almost every other day.
Aug 25 • 8 tweets • 7 min read
Sanitary pads take 250-800 years to decompose, which is pushing young Indians to opt for greener alternatives
Every year, around 12.3 billion used sanitary pads are dumped in landfills in India, said a report by the environmental group Toxics Link. Each of these non-organic sanitary pads is equivalent to four plastic bags, and it takes 250-800 years to decompose.
As India continues to battle #COVID19, another contagious disease called ‘tomato flu or tomato fever’ is creating havoc in the country. It has now spread to four states — Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Odisha and Kerala.
Shaan Ansari is a 19-year old entrepreneur who lives in the historic city of Panipat, 100 kms north of Delhi, and he may never qualify for any list celebrating under-20 #entrepreneurs, but his story is no less inspiring than #RanveerSingh’s character in Gully Boy.
Aug 22 • 9 tweets • 7 min read
Chinese #smartphones continue to lead the market share despite crackdown by the Indian government
Four out of five #smartphones sold in the June quarter in India were made by Chinese companies, according to reports. This is despite the crackdown by the Indian government on Chinese smartphone giants #Xiaomi, Oppo and #Vivo, which control half of India's smartphone market.
Jul 21 • 8 tweets • 7 min read
India has more KFCs and Pizza Huts than Canada or Mexico, and they’re customized too
One would think that American fast food brands like #KFC and #PizzaHut would be more popular on home turf than outside – like in Canada and Mexico. But they are spreading their wings in countries like China and #India.
Jul 20 • 6 tweets • 5 min read
#Wipro’s net profit drops 12% drop in Q1 as #recession fears grip its non-US clients
The Indian #telecom landscape is heating up once again with the #5GSpectrum auctions just a week away. But, there’s a quiet battle for subscribers going on in the background and #Airtel seems to be taking the lead for the year.
Jul 19 • 8 tweets • 5 min read
#India’s most expensive homes: #DMart’s Radhakishan Damani’s dream home cost him ₹1,001 crore
Avenue Supermarts’ (DMart) founder and CEO, #RadhakishanDamani, bought the most expensive home in India last year. The house, located in the Malabar Hill area of #Mumbai, was bought for a whopping ₹1,001 crore in April last year.
Jul 19 • 6 tweets • 6 min read
#Indians are #saving more and working longer hours to meet living expenses, says study
India is a trade deficit country, meaning it imports more than it exports — this forces the country to maintain large forex reserves. The ongoing pressure on the #Rupee and its decline against #dollar pushed #RBI to put in place a mechanism to allow international trade in rupees.