• LIFE
    Listening To Music In Group May Make You More Depressed

    Listening to sad music in a group and talking about sad things tend to make people feel more depressed, says a study. This kind of group rumination with music was more common in younger people, and likely reflects relative importance of both music and social relationships to younger people, the study found. “These results reveal […]

  • SUCCESS
    RBI caps group entity exposure limit for banks at 25%

    The group entity exposure limit norms will be effective 1 April 2019. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India said on Thursday it will cap banks’ exposure to a single entity to 20% of a lender’s capital base and to 25% limit to a group of connected entities, according to a circular on […]

  • STARTUPS
    Microsoft says hacking group targeted Windows, Adobe Flash

    The security exploit, by a group Microsoft calls Strontium, was discovered by Google’s Threat Analysis Group and announced on Monday. Photo: AFP Seattle: Microsoft Corp. said a computer-hacking group that has previously targeted government agencies attacked its Windows software and Adobe Systems Inc.’s Flash product. The company will release a security patch for its operating […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    PACL group assets inadequate for refunds, finds probe

    In August 2014, Sebi ordered PACL to refund Rs49,100 crore with interest to investors within three months that it had collected through fraudulent investment schemes. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint Mumbai: A multi-agency probe into PACL Ltd, which owes at least Rs50,000 crore to the public, has revealed that the group barely has assets worth about Rs10,000 […]

  • NEWS
    Hacking Group Claims to Offer Cyber-Weapons in Online Auction

    Hackers going by the name Shadow Brokers said on Monday they will auction stolen surveillance tools they say were used by a cyber group linked to the US National Security Agency. To arouse interest in the auction, the hackers released samples of programs they said could break into popular firewall software made by companies including […]

  • STARTUPS
    Global Fashion Group that includes Jabong raises $25 million

    Global Fashion Group houses the German e-commerce company’s fashion businesses from emerging countries. New Delhi: Global Fashion Group (GFG), an international group of six online fashion stores including India’s Jabong, has raised $25 million more on top of the $339 million it received from investors at a sharply lower valuation in April. The direct and […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Taj Group unveils Tajness to build upon brand equity

    A file photo of Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint Mumbai: Indian Hotels Company Ltd, which runs the Taj group of hotels, unveiled a new concept called Tajness in Mumbai on Friday. The brand promise behind Tajness is sincere care, according to the company. “The idea of Tajness stems from who we […]