At a time when residential real estate is facing a steady decline in sales, Godrej Properties (GPL) has turned an outlier, recording healthy sales and earnings growth. Using the strength of its balance sheet, it has also become a leading consolidator. Pirojsha Godrej, chairman of the company, spoke to Raghavendra Kamath and Abhineet Kumar on the company’s future plans. Edited Excerpts: GPL added 13 million sq ft in new projects last quarter. How has been the progress in this quarter?
Sun Pharma has invested over $600 million to build a specialty pipeline of seven products in the hope to counter generic drug price erosion in the US market. But, now two key products (Seciera and Tildrakizumab) that account for 70 per cent of specialty pipeline’s value are witnessing competition from rival firms, denting the hope of strong come back.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), through a notification on Wednesday, revised (MDR) for debit cards to “promote debit card acceptance by wider set of merchants”. This will increase the rate charged to most merchants by their banks for providing debit card transaction services. The has done so by defining small merchants who have annual turnover of up to Rs 20 lakh. Retail is a wafer-thin margin business of 2-5 per cent. As such, these merchants would have a monthly income of approximately Rs 8,333.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".