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Byju’s Acquires US Edtech Company ‘Epic’ for $500 Million

Bangalore | Education technology leader Byju’s has acquired US-based kids learning platform Epic for $500 million.  This is not the first time Byju’s has acquired a big education institution. In the past year, the company has acquired WhiteHatJr for $300million and Aakash Educational Services for nearly $1 billion. Byju also acquired US-based Osmo, an education…

How will Healthcare Change in the Next 10 Years?

The year 2017 was a pivotal year when it comes to the future of healthcare. In today’s globalizing world, we are challenged by all the advances in science and technology. The healthcare industry is not immune to these changes. Hospitals and clinics will be looking for ways to improve their services to meet patients’ needs…

Employers Add Over 1 Million Jobs In Seven Months, ADP Data Shows

Private job growth data released on Wednesday added to rising confidence that the economy is returning in full force after the pandemic. Private companies posted over 1 million jobs and hired 978,000 employees, it is a signal that the market is reopening as more and more people are vaccinated. ADP Data: Key Points Private payroll…

Sensex, Nifty Closed At Record High, Amid Positive Clue From Global Market

The bulls dominated Dalal Street on Thursday. The first day of the June F&O series and India’s Key Stocks, including Titan, Asian Paints, and Dr. Reddy’s labs, soared to a new record amid confidence that increased vaccination will revive the economy drained by the coronavirus pandemic. The Sensex and Nifty hit an all-time high amid…

Income Tax Return Due Date Extended: Know New ITR Filing Deadline and More

As per the Income Tax law, individual taxpayers filing ITR-1 or 4 are required to file their ITR for the previous financial year (2020-21), which ends March 2021, by 31 July 2021. Owing to Covid-19 pandemic, the income tax department extended the ITR due date for the 2020-21 session. The extension in the ITR filing…

India Recorded Highest FDI Inflow Of US $81.72 Bn in 2020-21

News Delhi- India attracted, for the first time, the highest total Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) of US $81.72 Bn during the financial year 2020-21, according to the data released by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) on Monday. FDI equity grew by 19% year-on-year (YOY) in the FY2020-21 (US$59.64 billion) compared…