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View: Economies of scale in bank mergers would be huge

The recent successful merger of two public sector banks (PSBs), Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank, with Bank of BarodaNSE -2.97 % has paved the way for the future road map of PSB restructuring. It has created the right synergy, achieved scale & resulted in better shareholder value creation. It would be wrong to think that this move of GoI was in

Girls twice more likely to be depressed due to social media use

Teenage girls who spend a lot of time on social media are twice more likely to develop depressive symptoms compared to boys of the same age, a study has found. The study, published in the journal EClinicalMedicine, is the first of its kind to look at associations between social media and depressive symptoms. Researchers from

Lok Sabha polls to be a test of new social media curbs: Oxford study

Curbs imposed by social media companies in India to prevent virality and fake news will be tested during the Lok Sabha elections this year, according to a new research report from the University of Oxford that perceives the elections as “polarising”. Titled ‘Journalism, Media, and Technology Trends and Predictions 2019’, the report by the Reuters

Modern economics needs to be based on Gandhian model of economics, says former vice-chancellor of Gujarat University at SPPU

Revisiting Mahatma Gandhi’s words which say that‘Economics is untrue which ignores or disregards moral values’, Prof Sudarshan Iyengar, former vice-chancellor of Gujarat University asserted that modern economics needs to be based on the Gandhian model of economics. He was speaking at a colloquium programme organised by the Savitribai Phule Pune University on Friday at the

5 reasons to be at the HT Palate Fest 2019

The first edition of the HT Palate Fest, Mumbai is here. The two-day extravaganza promises to be a weekend packed with a whole lot of good food and good music. Taking place at the Mahalaxmi Racecourse, we give you a low-down on all the action that will take place on January 19 and 20 and