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News digest: ZEEL's stake sale, package for farmers, PNB scam, and more

RIL, said experts, would be able to consolidate its presence in the OTT and broadcasting space, with an investment in ZEEL

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Jio likely to enter the fray to buy half of Subhash Chandra's stake in ZEEL

Jio may join race to pick stake in Subhash Chandra's Zee Entertainment

Mukesh Ambani-led is likely to enter the fray to buy half of promoter Subhash Chandra’s stake in Zee Entertainment Enterprises (ZEEL) said sources, pitting it against international names such as Amazon, Apple, Tencent, and Alibaba, who are interested as well. Some of the other names doing the rounds include AT&T, Singtel, Comcast, and Sony Pictures. Read more

We will need to revisit discount policy: Bhargava

Maruti Suzuki, which sells every second car in the Indian market, said it planned to review its strategy on discounts after the most profitable domestic automobile firm reported a double-digit dip in profits. Read more

NITI Aayog favours area-based package for farmer relief

The NITI Aayog has come up with a proposal to give relief to distressed farmers which, among other suggestions, is being considered by the government. Read more

PNB board found no criminality against sacked EDs

The government’s order on sacking Punjab Bank (PNB) Executive Directors K V Brahmaji Rao and Sanjiv Sharan came months after the bank’s board found no criminal intent, and a “casual oversight” on the part of these officials. Read more

‘We have fulfilled whatever we promised; there is faith in the PM’

Days before this government’s last Budget is presented, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, and Skill Development DHARMENDRA PRADHAN speaks to Shine Jacob and Jyoti Mukul about spearheading the programme, his unfinished task, political challenges, and Priyanka Gandhi’s entry into active politics. Read more

First Published: Mon, January 28 2019. 02:55 IST
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