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CakeResume, which wants to become Asia’s largest tech talent pool, raises $900,000 seed round

CakeResume is a startup creating an alternative for the tech industry to job search platforms like LinkedIn. The Taipei-based company, founded in 2016, announced today that it has raised $900,000 in seed funding from Mynavi, one of the largest staffing and public relations companies in Japan. The round will be used to expand CakeResume’s operations in other countries, including Japan and India. Founder and chief executive officer Trantor Liu, who was a full-stack web developer at Codementor befo...
Tags: Google, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Facebook, Asia, Japan, India, Linkedin, Tech, Tesla, Taiwan, United States, Recruitment, Taipei, South Asia


India: RBI Announces Resolution Window For Covid-19 Related Stress - Argus Partners

The Prudential Framework provides for recognising incipient stress in loan accounts and a principle-based resolution framework for addressing such defaults in a normal scenario.
Tags: News, India, Related Stress Argus Partners, Prudential Framework


India: Industrial Disputes And Certain Other Laws (Karnataka Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 – Special Report - PDS Legal

The Industrial Disputes and Certain Other Laws Ordinance, 2020 has been in the limelight recently due to the significant changes it has implemented in the labour law sphere in Karnataka.
Tags: News, India


Aramco Still Aims for $15 Billion Deal With India’s Reliance - Bloomberg

Aramco Still Aims for $15 Billion Deal With India’s Reliance - Bloomberg:Saudi Aramco said it’s still working on a deal to buy a $15 billion stake in Reliance Industries Ltd.’s refining and chemicals business, even as lower oil prices forces it to slash investment spending.Mumbai-based Reliance’s shares fell in mid-July after Chairman Mukesh Ambani said a transaction had been delayed “due to unforeseen circumstances in the energy market and the Covid-19 situation.”A deal with Reliance would help...
Tags: Travel, India, Mumbai, Reliance, Aramco, Saudi Aramco, State, Reliance Industries Ltd, Saudi Basic Industries Corp, Mukesh Ambani, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Amin Nasser, Reliance Bloomberg


Monsoon rains trigger tea plantation landslide in India's Kerala state, killing at least 43 people

At least 43 people, including three children, have died with dozens more feared buried after torrential rains triggered a landslide in the southwestern Indian state of Kerala.
Tags: India, Cnn, Kerala


One of India's biggest food delivery companies has introduced period leave

One of India's biggest food delivery companies says it will give all female employees 10 days of "period leave" a year — a significant milestone in a country where menstruation remains a taboo topic.
Tags: India, Cnn


India: CSR Spend May Be Entitle For Deduction Under Section 80G Of The IT Act - BDO India LLP

While such companies are required to make this spend, the Finance (No.2) Act 2014 restricted its deduction for tax purpose by amending section 37(1) of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (IT Act).
Tags: News, India, CSR, BDO India LLP


India: Deputation Of Employee Does Not Result Into Permanent Establishment And The Reimbursement Of Salary Cost Is Not Fees For Technical Services - BDO India LLP

With globalisation, movement of employees (i.e. expats) from one country to another is common phenomenon.
Tags: News, India, Technical Services BDO India LLP


India: CBDT Signs MoU For Data Exchange - BDO India LLP

Section 138 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 empowers revenue authorities to share any information/details available with them concerning taxpayers with other government agencies, as may be notified.
Tags: News, India, CBDT Signs MoU For Data Exchange BDO India LLP


China blocks all HTTPS traffic that uses TLS 1.3

Research shows that the Chinese government has updated its Great Firewall to block ESNI (Encrypted Server Name Indication), a feature of the new TLS 1.3 which underlies HTTPS communication. Given the manner in which ESNI works, this means that China is basically blocking all web traffic that uses TLS 1.3. Three organisations that track Chinese censorship — iYouPort, University of Maryland, and the Great Firewall Report — published a joint report said that such blocking occurred for the first tim...
Tags: Travel, News, Maryland, China, India, Censorship, Https, Tls, Zdnet, SNI, TLS Transport Layer Security, Great Firewall Of China


India: Slump Sale Tantamount To Succession And Therefore Claim Of Depreciation To Be Restricted To WDV As Appearing In Books Of Transferor - BDO India LLP

While the taxability of slump sale in the hands of a seller is clearly spelt out by the provisions of section 50B of the Income-tax Act, 1961, the law seems to be ambiguous when it comes to the buyer.
Tags: News, India, BDO India LLP


India: Supreme Court Holds Project Office Undertaking Non-core Activities In India Does Not Constitute Permanent Establishment - BDO India LLP

Supreme Court holds Project Office undertaking non-core activities in India does not constitute Permanent Establishment
Tags: News, Supreme Court, India, BDO India LLP, Supreme Court Holds Project Office Undertaking Non, Project Office


India: GAAR Provisions Cannot Be Applied Retrospectively - BDO India LLP

As a deterrent to tax avoidance, Indian tax law incorporated General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) provisions, effective for transactions entered from fiscal year 2017-18.
Tags: News, India, BDO India LLP


India to ban import of defence-grade fixed wing mini drones from December 2020

India will place a ban on importing fixed-wing mini drones for military purposes starting December 2020, as the Defence Ministry on Sunday released a list of 101 items for which there will be an import embargo. The import of items included in the list will be progressively be banned from December 2020 to December 2025. Apart from fixed-wing drones, the list contains other technology weapon systems such as radar, assault rifles, and sonar systems, among others. The Ministry also said that it will...
Tags: Travel, News, China, India, US, Drones, Pakistan, Army, Air Force, Hindustan Times, Ministry, Defence Ministry, Balochistan, Gwadar, Medianama, PLA Navy


Netflix launches Hindi user interface, a move towards localising in India

Netflix has launched a Hindi user interface, the company announced on Friday. This is a significant step towards localising in the country over three and a half years after the service launched in India. The company also posted a job listing for a localization manager in Mumbai. As a part of the Hindi UI launch, some (but not nearly all) of Netflix’s catalogue is available with Hindi descriptions, including many Netflix originals and some licensed content. We have reached out to Netflix to find ...
Tags: Travel, Apple, News, India, Netflix, Mumbai, Amazon Prime Video, Hotstar, Indic, Localisation


VPN booms as countries around the world mull TikTok bans

As countries around the world ban or threaten to restrict TikTok, interest in virtual private networks has spiked. The use of VPNs can let users access an online service from an encrypted tunnel and thus bypass app blocks. “We are seeing an increasing number of governments around the world attempting to control the information their citizens can access,” observes Harold Li, vice president of ExpressVPN, which claims to have over 3,000 servers across 94 countries. “For this reason, VPNs are us...
Tags: TC, Asia, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia, Government, China, India, Censorship, Tech, Vpn, Signal, Pavel Durov, Li, Josh Constine, Tiktok


Parle G: The story of India’s iconic brand

It isn’t easy being India’s default biscuit! Parle G is an iconic brand which has not just been super affordable, but also very consistent in pricing and taste. Here goes a threadmill. NextBigWhat’s #Threadmill brings you curated Twitter threads on product, life and growth. 1/ Mohanlal Dayal started a tailoring shop at the age of 18 in Mumbai. 2/ When his sons joined the business, they started exploring confectionary. 3/ Mohanlal traveled to Germany to learn the techniques invol...
Tags: Business, China, Germany, India, Nielsen, Mumbai, Mohanlal, Parle, Dhandha, Parle G, Threadmill, Mohanlal Dayal, House of Parle It, House of Parle, Parle Gluco, Parle G Girl


India awards apps that offer citizens Microsoft and Google alternatives

And bans future imports of much military tech India has named apps that it thinks citizens could do worse that adopt in the spirt of the nation’s self-reliance push , and the list includes competitors to software from global giants like Microsoft and Google.…
Tags: Google, Microsoft, India, Software


Facebook Is Up to Old Copycat Tricks, and TikTok Is the Target This Time

While TikTok is establishing itself--it counts 43.7 million monthly unique visitors in the U.S., according to Comscore, and introduced a self-serve ad platform in July--it faces a potential regulatory nightmare. Already booted from its top market in India over concerns of user privacy and data sharing with the Chinese government, TikTok parent company ByteDance has...
Tags: Facebook, India, Advertising, Magazine, Comscore, Publishers & Platforms, Bytedance, Tiktok


US passes 5m Covid cases as Republican calls Trump order 'unconstitutional slop'

US has the highest number of cases and the highest number of deaths in the world amid anger over economic relief impasseThe US on Sunday passed the grim milestone of 5m coronavirus cases, as Donald Trump’s executive orders seeking to break a political impasse over further economic relief were denounced by a Republican as “unconstitutional slop”.Recriminations have been flying in Washington since talks on further aid for the unemployed and for states struggling with a public health crisis collaps...
Tags: Florida, News, Nbc, Congress, Abc, California, Washington, Mexico, Senate, White House, India, US, America, Joe Biden, Cnn, United Kingdom


Coronavirus live news: pandemic plunges UK into deepest slump on record; 10 die after fire at Indian Covid facility

British economy to be officially declared in recession this week; Indian hotel used a treatment facility; US passes 5m casesAmerica’s midwest braces for ‘unstoppable’ Covid-19 surgeUS coronavirus updates - live UK ministers reject weekly Covid testing in English schools Brazil scientist’s despair as coronavirus deaths hit 100,000Is generational coronavirus tension real? 3.27pm BST “When 700,000 Scottish children start returning to school from Tuesday, they’ll have to find new ways to mark th...
Tags: UK, Scotland, Russia, India, US, America, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, Trump, Mississippi River, Johns Hopkins University, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


US passes 5m Covid-19 cases amid anger over economic relief impasse – live

America leads the world by quite some way in cases of the deadly virus‘This is unstoppable’: midwest braces for a Covid-19 surgeDr Deborah Birx: voice of scientific reason or apologist for Trump? Trump signs order for coronavirus reliefSign up to our First Thing newsletter 3.16pm BST Chuck Schumer is followed on ABC’s This Week by White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow. He defended the president’s actions, saying they would help Americans struggling during the economic crisis caused by Co...
Tags: Abc, White House, India, US, America, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, New Zealand, Brazil, Donald Trump, Johns Hopkins, Trump, Schumer, Johns Hopkins University, Trump Administration


Using an ebook reader for the first time with Kindle (basic) 10th generation

I am from India. After jumping from one thread to another for more than eight hours, I think I understand the basics of kindle and calibre now. I have installed four plugins till now but use only one consistently lol. And let me also tell you about this thing that I find weird. The kindle that was delivered to me is the basic one and I expected 4 GB of storage, but it has 8 GB! I didn't know that such variant exists. Is All New Kindle 10th generation different from Kindle 10th generation? My d...
Tags: Books, India, Introduce Yourself


Fire Kills 11 Patients In Southern India COVID-19 Facility

This the second fire incident at a COVID-19 facility in India this month.
Tags: News, India, COVID


This engineer explains how throwing himself head-first into Amazon Web Services certifications landed him a new cloud gig with a 40% higher salary — and why he recommends it for anyone trying to get leg-up in the IT industry

Satya Kolachina quit his job in enterprise architecture and spent three years throwing himself into six AWS certifications. Now he's a cloud architecture with a 40% higher salary.  In a rapidly changing industry, IT certifications have long been a tool for engineers to stay current in their industry, grow their skillsets, and pivot to different career fields. Some of the best-paying certifications today are in cloud computing.  "In technology field, we have to adapt to new changes," Kolachina ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Microsoft, India, US, Trends, Aws, Amazon Web Services, Wells Fargo, Ernst, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Vivek Ravisankar, Ravisankar, Satya Kolachina, Kolachina


Self-driving power-player salaries revealed: How much Waymo, Cruise, and Zoox employees make, from engineers to managers

Many employees at the top self-driving companies make six-figure salaries, according to data the companies have disclosed to the US government. Business Insider analyzed 2020 data from Argo AI, Aurora Innovation, Cruise, Waymo, and Zoox. The positions included in this story have salaries ranging from $115,040 to $234,000. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Building a self-driving car is an enormously difficult task that requires gifted engineers who are willing to spend years...
Tags: Amazon, Uber, India, US, San Francisco, Trends, General Motors, Cruise, Ford, Arizona, Volkswagen, Argo, Aurora, Waymo, Zoox, Tesla Waymo


Vijayawada: Fire at Covid facility in India kills at least 10

The fire in the state of Andhra Pradesh is the second such blaze at a Covid facility in days.
Tags: News, India, Andhra Pradesh, Vijayawada


India's domestic 2020-21 season: Only Ranji Trophy and Syed Mushtaq Ali for men?

No 50-overs games for men in proposed plan; overall match count down to 1183 from 2036 last season
Tags: India, Sport, Cricket, Syed Mushtaq Ali


All-New Honda City Hybrid Launch In The Pipelines

Encouraged by the growth of cleaner forms of mobility in India, reports suggest...
Tags: India, Autos


All-New Honda City Hybrid Launch In The Pipeline

Encouraged by the growth of cleaner forms of mobility in India, reports suggest...
Tags: India, Autos