Category Archives: Business

Market Roundup: Sensex, Nifty end marginally higher after volatile session; today’s top gainers and losers

Market Roundup: Sensex, Nifty end marginally higher after volatile session; today’s top gainers and losers While the 30-share BSE Sensex was hovering around 48,800, the 50-share index Nifty 50 closed above 14,600 Representational image. News18 The benchmark indices ended marginally higher on Friday amid positive cues from global markets. At the end of today’s session,… Read More »

The feminist success of Lijjat Papad: How the venture started by seven women in 1959 employs thousands today

The feminist success of Lijjat Papad: How the venture started by seven women in 1959 employs thousands today Lijjat’s commitment to women’s empowerment reflects its inconspicuous beginnings, when seven housewives gathered on a Mumbai rooftop one sunny morning to prepare four packets of papads. They ran the business on a shoestring budget, with annual sales… Read More »

Iconic movie theatre River Oaks in Houston, screening rare independent and foreign films, shuts due to pandemic

Iconic movie theatre River Oaks in Houston, screening rare independent and foreign films, shuts due to pandemic After nearly 82 years in business, the River Oaks Theatre turned off its projectors last month, depriving the nation’s fourth-largest city of an institution where everyone from rappers to suburban kids and cinephiles formed friendships, fell in love… Read More »