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  • Economic growth made India bright star: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

    Economic growth made India bright star: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

    Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said that India's dynamism and economic growth made the country a bright star in the international arena.

    November 3, 2018
  • Need to train technical teachers

    Need to train technical teachers

    First, addressing the convocation of IIT, Hyderabad, President Ram Nath Kovind recently asked students to remain relevant to the Fourth Industrial Revolution that will write the script of the 21st century. And then Prime Minister Narendra Modi while delivering the convocation address at IIT, Bombay stated, “it is our social responsibility to ensure that not...

    September 20, 2018
  • Tumbledown Rupee

    Tumbledown Rupee

    On 16 August, a day after the stirring speech of the Prime Minister from the ramparts of the Red Fort promising record economic growth, the Indian rupee closed at a record low of 70.15 to the dollar, after touching an intra-day low of Rs 70.40, making it the second worst performing market currency after the...

    August 31, 2018
  • B-schools and Business

    B-schools and Business

    Over the past hundred years, business has transformed the world. It has been a driving force in shaping society and the catalyst behind extraordinary economic growth and opportunity. Effective management of business has spurred the creation of jobs, the generation of wealth and access to opportunity for an increasingly diverse population. Management education has produced...

    August 8, 2018
  • Afghanistan registers 2.4% economic growth: Word Bank

    Afghanistan registers 2.4% economic growth: Word Bank

    Afghanistan had registered 2.7 percent of economic growth in 2017. The decline of 0.3 percent of growth according to Word Bank was the result of concerns.

    August 7, 2018
  • India fastest growing economy in Asia; on track to meet FY18 target: ADB

    India fastest growing economy in Asia; on track to meet FY18 target: ADB

    The ADO published in April said that India's economic growth will rise to 7.3 per cent this fiscal and further to 7.6 per cent in the next financial year

    July 19, 2018
  • China’s economic growth slows to 6.7% in 2nd quarter amid trade war: Survey

    China’s economic growth slows to 6.7% in 2nd quarter amid trade war: Survey

    Chinese growth slowed slightly in the second quarter as the world's number 2 economy faced a snowballing trade fight with the United States.

    July 16, 2018
  • Prisoner of Gender

    Prisoner of Gender

    Gender inequality is one of the major challenges facing India’s policy-makers who are trying to achieve ‘a faster, sustainable and more inclusive growth’. For growth to be inclusive, the people, irrespective of gender, must have the opportunity to participate productively in the growth process. However, despite significant economic progress over the past 25 years, gender...

    May 5, 2018
  • Economic growth likely to hit 7.5% in FY19: Niti VC Rajiv Kumar

    Economic growth likely to hit 7.5% in FY19: Niti VC Rajiv Kumar

    Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar expects India's economy to grow by at least 7.5 per cent in 2018-19 on the back of improvement in investment cycle and capacity utilisation.

    April 28, 2018
  • World Bank projects 7.3% GDP growth in FY 2018-19

    World Bank projects 7.3% GDP growth in FY 2018-19

    The World Bank today projected India’s GDP growth at 7.3 per cent for the next financial year, adding that the growth will accelerate further to 7.5 per cent in fiscal 2019-20. However, it added that the country would have to boost private investments and exports if it wants to attain higher rates of growth in...

    March 15, 2018
  • The best of both worlds

    The best of both worlds

    The prevalent economic scenario and globalisation are inciting strong drives for change in the business sphere. With the world obsessed with growth and success, MBA has become the buzzword. It is clear that the business set up looks forward to management skills and leadership as a key as qualified and efficient management professionals are becoming...

    March 6, 2018
  • Holistic perspective to see beyond

    Holistic perspective to see beyond

    Cities have become the dominant way we live in the world today. But how do we design and construct to ensure optimal quality of life? How do we ensure in particular super-sized places like Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata to provide their denizens with the services essential? Cities too offer opportunities to deliver sustainable economic growth...

    February 20, 2018
  • ‘Pakoda jobs’ reflection of government’s failure: CPM

    ‘Pakoda jobs’ reflection of government’s failure: CPM

    Did he mean “pakoda jobs,” when Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised creation of two crore jobs a year, the CPI-M asked on Wednesday. Referring to a recent television interview of the Prime Minister, the CPI-M said Modi had claimed that someone who opens a pakoda shop in the street is to be considered an employed...

    February 1, 2018
  • Maharashtra clocked 9% economic growth in last 4 years: Governor

    Maharashtra clocked 9% economic growth in last 4 years: Governor

    Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao said here on Friday that the state registered an average economic growth of nine per cent over the last four years. Rao was addressing a gathering at Shivaji Park after reviewing an impressive parade to mark the 69th Republic Day. He paid tributes to the martyrs from Maharashtra, who made...

    January 26, 2018
  • Generating a new wave of growth

    Generating a new wave of growth

    India is primed to witness a bracing change as the government has successively dipped their toes into the digital stream. The programme to turn the country into a digital economy has been met with a great deal of buzz as initiatives such as digital locker, demonetisation and the successive promotion of digital wallet have opened...

    January 19, 2018
  • Growth & Development~I

    Growth & Development~I

    What we measure informs what we do. And if we’re measuring the wrong thing, we’re going to do the wrong thing. ~ Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Laureate in Economics This is a world of fabulous wealth and extreme poverty. While around 20 per cent of humanity enjoys privileges and prosperity of a kind that would have...

    December 21, 2017
  • Stresses that plague youth

    Stresses that plague youth

    It is a telling comment on the contradictions of our development experience that in some of the most developed countries as well as developing countries recording the highest levels of economic growth, very high levels of depression have been recorded and particularly among adolescents and youth. It is often said by adults that most of...

    December 6, 2017