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  • Calculating the costs of growth

    Calculating the costs of growth

    Millions of people are either displaced locally or migrate, sometimes illegally, to more prosperous countries only to survive physically. And the concern is that the number is increasing. But an economy must not compel citizens to leave their own country, to leave their family behind only to survive or for a better livelihood.

    February 18, 2022
  • IATA lowers aviation sector’s 2019 profit outlook

    IATA lowers aviation sector’s 2019 profit outlook

    "In 2019, overall costs are expected to grow 7.4 per cent, outpacing a 6.5 per cent rise in revenues. As a result, net margins are expected to be squeezed to 3.2 per cent (from 3.7 per cent in 2018). Profit per passenger will similarly decline to $6.12 (from $6.85 in 2018)."

    June 2, 2019
  • Metro fare hike draws flak from commuters

    Metro fare hike draws flak from commuters

    The Delhi Metro fare hike , which came into effect from Tuesday, evoked sharply critical reactions from a large section of commuters, although some people also sought to justify it on the ground of the Metro trains network’s rising maintenance and operational costs. Many commuters, however, took a dim view of the Metro fare hike, …

    October 11, 2017