Future

Coronavirus: ‘The future of our nursery is pretty bleak’

Nurseries have joined schools in having to close because of the coronavirus outbreak. But if parents and carers stop paying fees, what implications does this have for the nurseries’ futures? “It’s just a matter of time as to how long we’ve got,” said Denise Williams, who runs Home-Grown Nursery in Malvern, Worcestershire. “Everybody’s really worried. I’ve got parents asking ‘can ... Read More »

Parks commission talks future goals, committees

In their first meeting since narrowly avoiding disbandment, Turlock’s Parks, Arts and Recreation Commissioners established goals and new committees for the upcoming year. The PAR Commission now meets quarterly following a vote by the City Council in January, when Council members were tasked with the decision of whether or not to temporarily shut down the group of community volunteers. Meetings ... Read More »

Jyotiraditya Scindia’s break with the Congress and his future in the BJP

March 9, 2020 will be remembered as the day of one of the most massive shake-ups in the recent history of Indian politics. Four-time Member of Parliament, a former union minister and a personal friend of the Gandhi siblings, Jyotiraditya Scindia resigned from the Congress. Though there had been talk of Jyotiraditya Scindia joining the BJP for the past six ... Read More »

Future of Work 2020: Industry leaders believe regulators offer opportunities in fintech

On the second day of YourStory’s tech, product, and design conference, Future of Work 2020, three leaders from the Indian startup ecosystem — Chetty Arun, Sidharth, and Dharmesh BA came together to discuss ‘Designing for fintech.’  The trio discussed the regulatory framework and trends in the fintech space, and the limitations of traditional banks. Dharmesh, Sidharth, and BA Chetty Arun (L-R) Regulations as opportunities Five or six years ago, regulators were ... Read More »

Future of Work 2020: Building for Bharat and evolving fintech solutions

When Vineeth Narasimhan, CTO, Kristal.AI, received a call from an apple grower in Himachal Pradesh, a first-time investor, asking how he could buy shares in Apple and Google, it was one in a series of examples of the growing aspirations of small-town India or ‘Bharat’. Building for Bharat was one of the key themes at a panel discussion on ‘The ever-evolving ‘tech’ ... Read More »

Thai court to decide fate of Thanathorn’s Future Forward Party

Bangkok, Thailand – Thailand’s Constitutional Court is set to issue on Friday its verdict on an electoral case that could lead to the possible dissolution of the country’s third-largest political bloc – an outcome that could push the country into another round of unrest. The Future Forward Party (FFP) and its leader, Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, are accused of breaking election finance laws when ... Read More »

Hero Motocorp aims to become ‘future of mobility’, invests ₹10,000 crore in R&D

Jaipur: Hero Motocorp will invest ₹10,000 crore in research and development (R&D) in the next 5-7 years, Pawan Munjal, Chairman and Managing Director said on Tuesday. Munjal also announced the new vision and mission of Hero Motocorp called ‘ Be the future of mobility’. Speaking at Hero World 2020 at the company’s Centre for Inovation and Technology, Munjal said the ₹10,000 crore investment in ... Read More »

Exclusive: Coverfox future uncertain, CTO and CEO resign

Trouble is brewing at insurance aggregator Coverfox. The firm’s co-founder and chief technology officer Devendra Rane moved out of the company a month ago, while its chief executive officer Premanshu Singh resigned last week due to uncertainty over the future of the company, according to two people familiar with the matter. The company executives had requested its existing investors to ... Read More »

The son of Saudi Arabia’s Warren Buffett sees a big future for Beyond Meat and plant-based foods

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think about vegan diets, but the son of one of the country’s most influential investors is betting big that plant-based meats will become the norm globally in just a few years. Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed, an avowed vegan and the founder and chief ... Read More »

Deloitte optimistic about India’s future, to create 75,000 jobs in 3 years: CEO Punit Renjen

New Delhi: Expressing optimism in the Indian market, Deloitte Global CEO Punit Renjen on Monday said the company is committed to creating 75,000 jobs in the country in three years. Tweeting a photograph of his meeting last week with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Renjen on Monday said he remains optimistic about India’s future. “I remain optimistic about #India’s future after meeting ... Read More »