Ahead of IPO, Mobikwik scouts for investor; eyes profit next


Digital payments provider Mobikwik is aiming to be profitable next fiscal and is looking to on-board an investor who will help it go public in the next three years, a top official has said. The 2009-incorporated company is planning to report its first quarterly profit in March, and will be profitable from a full year

Fear stopped Olivia Wilde from making directorial debut

Olivia Wilde says the fact that she never went to film school held her back from making her directorial debut until she decided to take the plunge with “Booksmart” this year. The 35-year-old actor-turned-director has helmed the critically-acclaimed comedy, starring Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein. “Fear. For a long time, I was insecure that I hadn’t

Fatherhood makes me feel good about myself: Tusshar Kapoor

Actor Tusshar Kapoor describes fatherhood as a lifelong vision which has made him feel more complete and confident as a person. The 42-year-old actor became single parent to his son, Laksshya, through surrogacy in 2016. Ahead of Father’s Day, the actor says for him, fatherhood is all about a feeling which does not ever go

Scholarship Information for Dailypost English

Category: Merit cum means basedScholarship: L Oréal India For Young Women In Science Scholarship 2019Description: L Oréal India is providing educational scholarships to young women who wish to pursue their graduation in any field of science from a recognized institute in India. The aim of this scholarship is to encourage young women to pursue their

Making India $5 trillion economy achievable: PM

The goal of making India a $5 trillion economy by 2024 is “challenging, but achievable” with the concerted efforts of states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog’s Governing Council here on Saturday. The meeting is being attended by all chief ministers, except Mamata Banerjee (West Bengal) and K Chandrashekhar

Hong Kong suspends controversial extradition bill

Hong Kong Lam told a press conference that the project, which could allow China to extradite fugitives from Hong Kong, is temporarily “suspended” to defuse the crisis it has unleashed. The decision comes after a meeting with members of her Executive Council and calls from several supporters of the regulation on Friday for the suspension

JKPM demands permanent NTA exam centres in Kashmir

Jammu & Kashmir People’s Movement has invoked various central and state government authorities, demanding “urgent relocation” of NET examination centres to the preferred centres of aspirants. JKPM General Secretary Shehla Rashid has written to various authorities, including Prime Minister’s Office, National Testing Agency, Governor’s Office, etc. on behalf of hundreds of aspirants who are demanding

Mamata rubbishes MHA advisory, opponent parties second it

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday rubbished the claims of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) about “poor” law and order in the state, saying the Center should send such advisories to states like Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat where “several murders have been reported in the last couple of years”. The MHA sought separate

TN CM calls on Prime Minister Modi, discusses projects

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence here and sought his support for various state-specific projects. Palaniswami, during the brief interaction, also presented him a memorandum on various development projects. Later, the chief minister took part in the fifth governing council meeting of NITI Aayog here.”The

Doctors at many hospitals in Delhi protest on Saturday over WB violence

Patients in the national capital faced hardships for the second consecutive day as protest by doctors, in solidarity with their striking colleagues in Kolkata, spread to several government hospitals on Saturday. Doctors at the Centre-run Lady Hardinge Medical College and Hospital, and RML Hospital, and Delhi government’s healthcare facilities such as GTB Hospital, Dr Baba

Education minister bans sale of uniforms, books in private schools

DP correspondent Chandigarh Taking strict note of the reports of economic exploitation of parents by the managements of certain private schools, Vijay Inder Singla Education Minister Punjab has issued directions that all the private schools affiliated to CBSE/ICSE and Punjab School Education Board across the State shall not direct or compel parents to buy school

Eyeball-to-Eyeball: India, Pak to battle it out with bat and ball

A cricketing rivalry that transcends beyond the realms of 22 yards will be reignited when India and Pakistan square off in a World Cup encounter that could have fascinating sub-plots with rain gods threatening an anti-climactic twist. The escalating cross-border tensions between the two neighboring nations add to the intrigue with KL Rahul’s technique being

Punjab’s fresh river waters tribunal, special package for border areas

DP Bureau Chandigarh Expressing concern over the water crisis in Punjab, Punjab Chief minister Capt. Amarinder Singh on Saturday sought the Prime Minister’s support for the up gradation of his state’s water distribution infrastructure, while calling for a fresh river waters tribunal to address the disputes among neighboring states in view of their dwindling water

Youth Akali Dal protests against Govt for failure in rescuing Fatehveer

Ludhiana The Youth Akali Dal (YAD) led by district president Gurdeep Singh Gosha protested against the Punjab Government and Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh for failure in rescue operation to save two year old child Fatehveer Singh in Sangrur. Govt has failed in rescuing Fatehveer who was fighting a tough fight.    The large number

Doughnut festival concluded at The Chocolate Box and Lounge

Ludhiana The week long Doughnut festival that started on June 6th at The Chocolate Box and Lounge, MBD Neopolis mall concluded on Tuesday. The idea of having a snack and dessert at the same time clicked with the people of Ludhiana and there was great curiosity and excitement among people to know more about the

Home Minister Amit Shah reviews preparedness for cyclone Vayu

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday reviewed the preparedness of state and Central ministries and agencies to deal with the situation arising out of cyclone ‘Vayu’ which is likely to hit Gujarat on Thursday. After reviewing the situation at a high level meeting, Shah directed senior officers to take every possible measure to ensure

Wreckage of An-32 aircraft spotted in Arunachal

The Indian Air Force (IAF) said on Tuesday that it had spotted the wreckage of the AN-32 aircraft which went missing with 13 people on board in Arunachal Pradesh on June 3. “The wreckage of the missing An-32 transporter aircraft has been spotted at Lipo, northeast of Tato, at an approximate elevation of 12,000 feet

Unhealthy gut promotes breast cancer spread: Study

An unhealthy, inflamed gut can drive breast cancer to become much more invasive and promote the spread of the disease to other parts of the body. According to the researchers from the University of Virginia in the US, following a healthy diet and lifestyle can help reduce severity of breast cancer. The study found that

Yuvraj Singh deserved a better send off: Rohit Sharma

Indian opener Rohit Sharma feels Yuvraj Singh, who has announced his retirement from international cricket, deserved a better farewell.Taking to social media after Yuvraj announced his retirement, Rohit said: “You don’t know what you got till it’s gone. Love you brother man. You deserved a better send off.” On Monday, the stylish southpaw announced his

GDP overestimated, growth during 2012-17 at 4.5%: ex-CEA

The growth numbers have come back to haunt the government with former Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian also questioning the change in GDP calculation methods and numbers effected last year. In his recent research paper published by Harvard University, the former CEA has said there is a possibility of substantial overestimation in the growth