TCS 3rd most-valued IT services brand globally
India’s Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has been ranked third most-valued IT services brand globally in 2018-19, after Accenture and IBM, according to a report by Brand Finance.
- Four Indian IT services companies- TCS, Infosys, HCL and Wipro clinched spots in the top-10 global tally.
- Valued at USD 26.3 billion, Accenture took the title of the world’s most-valued IT services brand.
BANKING & FINANCE
SBI Card & Etihad Guest tie-up to launch premium card for international travel
SBI Card and Etihad Guest, the loyalty programme of Etihad Airways, have joined hands to launch a travel specific Visa credit card for members and Indian travellers. This is the first international co-brand partnership of SBI Card, the country’s second largest credit card issuer.
RBI approved Ravneet Gill as Yes Bank MD & CEO
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has approved the appointment of Ravneet Gill as the MD & CEO of private sector lender Yes Bank. It also said that Mr. Gill must join the bank before March 1, 2019. Mr.Gill is currently the India chief of foreign lender Deutsche Bank. If any private bank is appointing Directors or CEOs it should get approval from the Reserve Bank of India.
Amul Camel Milk launched in Gujarat
Nepal batsman surpasses Tendulkar’s record to be youngest half-centurion
Surpassing master blaster Sachin Tendulkar’s record, Nepal teenage batsman Rohit Paudel has become the youngest cricketer to score a half-century in international cricket at the age of 16 years and 146 days.
- Earlier, Tendulkar was holding the record of the youngest half-centurion having played an innings of 59 in a Test against Pakistan aged 16 years and 213 days.
Ladakh: ITBP wins National Ice hockey tournament
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) won the National Ice hockey tournament in Ladakh. The championship was organised by Ice Hockey Association of India. The ITBP defeated the Indian Army to lift the National Ice Hockey Championship.