A look back at some of our biggest and best stories from this week. In case you missed them, here's a recap:
1. At Axis Bank, new CEO Amitabh Chaudhry changes track to pursue growth
The top boss at the country’s third largest private lender Axis Bank believes that the bank can grow 5 percent to 7 percent above industry growth rates, even with its conservative strategy as the market is large, and the bank’s share in it still too small.
Catch Amitabh Chaudhry's
first television interview since taking over as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Axis Bank in January this year. 2. Godrej Properties buys iconic RK Studios land in Mumbai's Chembur, to build residential complex
Realty major Godrej Properties on Friday said it bought RK Studios' land in Mumbai's Chembur area, an iconic location which used to be the film studio of noted actor and filmmaker late Raj Kapoor.
RK Films & Studios, founded in 1948, is where top-notch Bollywood films such as Awaara, Shri 420, and Mera Naam Joker were made.
here 3. Is the turnaround strategy of Indian Hotels bearing fruit?
Over the last few years, Indian Hotels Corporation Limited, which owns Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, Gateway and Vivanta brands, has experimented with several brand strategies — right from a single brand strategy to one that involves retaining its several brands. But how far has it been successful in its turnaround plan?
Read more to find out. 4. EXCLUSIVE: GoAir to suspend flights to Maldives from July
GoAir is learnt to be suspending flights to Maldives with effect from July 1. The airline currently offers two weekly non-stop flights between Bengaluru and Male, three direct flights between Delhi and Male and four direct flights between Mumbai and Male.
here 5. Masood Azhar's designation as global terrorist a win for India, but will it stop his shenanigans?
Masood Azhar, a much sought-after religious preacher located in Pakistan and responsible for masterminding many acts of terror in India and South Asia (the latest being carried out in Pulwama, which killed 40 Indian para-military soldiers recently), is now a UN-designated terrorist. This designation would invite sanctions as per the resolution, which would include travel ban, assets freeze and arms embargo on him and his groups/entities.
But will sanctions on Azhar have material or related impacts and in the process help states deal with terrorism from a better position?
Let's find out. 6. Amazon Summer Sale begins on May 4: Here are the top deals
Amazon is set to host its 'Summer Sale' from May 4. The sale, which will continue till May 7, brings a host of offers and discounts on smartphones, electronics, and other categories. If you are a 'Prime' subscriber, you'll be able to grab all these deals early, from 12:00 pm on May 3.
Check out all the
deals here 7. TUNE IN | Three things TikTok is betting on to make its platform safer
The ban on social media app TikTok has been lifted in India. However, the company is still not out of the woods as the onus on making sure there is no pornography on its platform rests with itself. In this episode of Tech@Work, Reema Tendulkar talks to Faisal Kawoosa, founder, TechARC to understand exactly how TikTok is going to come true to its promise.
Tune in right away! 8. From imperial abdication to a black hole: Epochal moments millennials have witnessed
It is rare that one witnesses history made. So have the millennials missed out? Not really. They have observed several epochal moments that will guide humanity’s understanding of the universe and also determine the political landscape of the world.
Here are some… 9. Ninjacart raises $100 million from Tiger Global
Ninjacart, one of India’s largest B2B supply chain startups, has raised $100 million in its Series C funding round from Tiger Global. Here’s CNBC-TV18’s Syna Dehnugara
in conversation with Ninjacart co-founder Vasudevan Chinnathambi.
The Battle of Winterfell is over and the dead have been defeated. But remember who comes next? Cersei Lannister! As much as we hate Cersei Lannister's brutality, we love Lena Headey's (who plays Cersei) acting skills. And indeed, we felt her absence in the last episode. While we wait for the next episode, HBO has released some fresh pictures, giving a peak into what it holds for us.
10. Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 4: Fresh photos show the aftermath of the Battle of Winterfell Have a look.