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Global Business Summit 2019

Global Business Summit 2019 was held in New Delhi. It was the fifth edition of the three-day Summit and was inaugurated on 22nd February 2019.

The Keynote address was delivered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the other speakers in the event included Union Ministers Arun Jaitley, Piyush Goyal Suresh Prabhu, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Founder & Chairman of Vedanta Resources Anil Agarwal, Chief Marketing Officer of Alibaba Group Chris Tung, Global CEO of Virgin Hyperloop One Jay Walder, Chairman of Bain Insights Group James Root, among others.

The Global Business Summit 2019 was aimed at unfolding the myriad contours of the world economy and defining the factors that will lead the Indian economy to newer heights by way of a carefully crafted plenary session and numerous parallel sessions & round table discussions that form part of the GBS experience.

Global Business Summit

The Global Business Summit launched on January 15, 2015, is a flagship initiative of the Times Group. The Summit envisions to bring together visionaries, thought leaders, heads of state, policy makers, academicians and corporate heads cohesively driving a singular agenda for Scripting Economic Change, by connecting the building blocks of Economics for India and the Globe.

The Global Business Summit aims to provide solutions to key macroeconomic challenges being faced in the current context and put forth a blueprint for sustainable, inclusive economic growth and serve as a platform for government to government interactions, business to government meetings, business to business engagements and helps corporates and governments secure investments by showcasing opportunities to apt audiences. The ambition of the Times Group is to establish the Global Business Summit as the Davos of the East

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Times Group to buy 4 FM radio stations of India Today Group

Entertainment Network India (ENIL) operated by The Times Group has got approval from Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry to acquire India Today Groups four FM radio station. Thus it will acquire the Oye radio stations business own by India Today Group in Jodhpur, Amritsar, Shimla and Patiala. Earlier this similar deal was rejected by I&B ministry on ground that it violates FM radio guidelines and thus the said deal was held after fulfilment of conditions specified by the Ministry.

It should be noted that ENIL owns and operates Radio Mirchi FM channel, whereas TV Today operates ‘Oye’ Radio station which was launched in 2010 in seven cities, while former has presence in 32 cities across India.

Month: Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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