Business & Economy

28
Jun

ICC World Cup 2019 – The Business Beyond Boundaries

The showpiece tournament of cricket is on and the passion is ubiquitous. From it returning to England for the fifth time to everyone swaying on the tunes of the first-ever World Cup Anthem by the newly added sponsors, Uber, it would not be wrong to say that cricket is in…
29
Mar

Elections in the Age of Social Media

Elections are no longer just fought on the streets or constituencies. They have transcended from the physical world to the virtual world. So have the complexities and the conflicts related to elections. Authorities who have the task of ensuring free and fair elections now have to face a new kind…
12
Mar

Balakot Strike: A Welcome Departure from Past Strategy of Restraint

Moving away from our traditional past restraint the Narendra Modi government recently decided to breach Pakistan’s air space and hit terrorist camps there. This is a significant departure from the country’s policy of not crossing the Line of Control (LoC). It is a big bold move, and as many would…
25
Feb

Hit Pakistan Where it Hurts Most and Win over Kashmiris

The unbridled angst and anger among people in India after the Pulwama attack on CRPF convoy is understandable. The sight of the bodies of so many martyred Jawans wrapped in tricolor is overwhelming enough for all citizens of the country. Some of this pent-up emotion is even resulting in an…
14
Feb

The Technology War Brewing Between China and the US

So, the war is out in open. Recently, the headline of an Op-ed piece in The Washington Post screams, `It is not a trade war with China. It is a tech war’. The Op-ed piece, penned by Michael Morell, former acting director of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), elucidates that the…
29
Jan

How Tech Companies Are Leading The Fight Against Climate Change

The Earth’s climate has changed throughout history. Just in the last 650,000 years there have been seven cycles of glacial advance and retreat, with the abrupt end of the last ice age about 7,000 years ago marking the beginning of the modern climate era — and of human civilization. The…
1
Nov

How Technology is Changing the Indian Transportation Sector

The recent decision of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) to make a strategic investment in US-based SkyTran Inc, a company developing state of the art technology in the field of personal rapid transit systems, led me to pen down my thoughts on how technology can benefit the Indian transportation sector. The…
5
Sep

New india’s preparedness to combat natural calamities

Harold Macmillan, the former British PM was once asked what was the most difficult thing about his job. “Events, my boy, events” was his famous reply. Put in more comprehensive terminology, things happen and takes the governments and the nations by sway, while we the most powerful of all animals…
3
Aug

Money not got back is the root of all problem.

India ranks 1st among cricketing nations in Test matches – I am certain you already know this and the many interesting facts surrounding each player. But if one is ever to glean over financial records of our banking system with the same interest with which they read cricket stats, they…
27
Jul

AGRICULTURE: THE BACKBONE OF INDIA

Farming is an age-old profession in India and millions are highly dependent on it for their survival. India accounts for more than 60% of the population which relies upon the income earned from agricultural activities and has the 2nd largest agricultural output in the world. Since India’s independence, the agriculture…
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