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Diversification And Innovation In Indian Tourism

Indian tourism has a huge unrealised potential.

9 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
September 16-31, 2019

Beyond Incredible India!

The ‘Incredible India’ campaign was launched in 2002 by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India to promote India as a global tourist destination. Sagnik Chowdhury, Regional Director (East), India Tourism, spoke to BE’s Aritra Mitra.

6 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
September 16-31, 2019

The Economy Can Be Back On High Growth Track In Three Months With Proper Administrative Measures

The infrastructure sector in India is slowing down. BE’s Kishore Kumar Biswas and Tushar K. Mahanti spoke to Hemant Kanoria, Chairman, Srei Infrastructure Finance Limited, regarding the PPP model in infrastructure and the role of NBFCs.

3 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
September 1-15, 2019

FATF Places Pakistan In ‘Enhanced Blacklist'

The Asia Pacific Group (APG) of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has placed Pakistan in the ‘Enhanced Blacklist’ due to its failure to act on terror funding.

1 min read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
September 1-15, 2019

Telecom Infra In India Not Ready For 5G

By July 2018, India had the world’s second largest internet user base with over 44.6 crore smart phones and 56 crore internet users.

3 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
September 1-15, 2019

Social Audit Of All Infrastructure Schemes Need To Be Made Mandatory

Infrastructure in a way is the essential “inners” of any development plan.

2 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
September 1-15, 2019

Power Infra Improving, But Debt Is A Problem

Absence of electricity has been an inherent feature of rural India.

4 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
September 1-15, 2019

Nature Beat: Flora And Fauna

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Member of Parliament (Lok Shabha).

5 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
September 1-15, 2019

Infrastructure Spending Key To Revive The Fledging Economy

“You and I come by road or rail, but economists come by infrastructure,” Margaret Thatcher, Britain’s longest-serving prime minister and the first woman elected to that office had observed while highlighting the role of infrastructure in a nation’s life.

7 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
September 1-15, 2019

Fire Ravages ‘Earth's Lungs'

The Amazon rainforest has been burning for several weeks, becoming a global crisis.

1 min read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
September 1-15, 2019

Digital Footprints: Changing Face Of Lending Landscape

In this digital age, business processes are witnessing makeovers every other day.

5 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
September 1-15, 2019

Crafting Peace For Restoring The Valley's Lost Glory

Home Minister Amit Shah’s speech in both the houses was not striking in itself, but his pitch on the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) served to prevent the opposition from taking a steadfast stand against it, leading to passage of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019.

4 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
September 1-15, 2019

Boosting Aviation Infrastructure

Airports being the nuclei of myriad economic activities assume a significant role in the economy of a nation.

5 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
September 1-15, 2019

Will Climate Change Hamper Sustainable Development?

In India, average temperatures have increased by 0.6 degrees Celsius (° C) between 1901-10 and 2009-18, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

3 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
August 16-31, 2019

India needs lower logistic cost for global competitiveness

In India, logistics cost, in average, is much higher as compared to many other economies.

3 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
August 16-31, 2019

Slums - a tragic contrast

According to the 2011 Census, around 65.49 million Indians (around 5.4% of India’s population) are living in slums. Additionally, around 17.4% of the total urban Indian population is slum dwellers.

5 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
August 16-31, 2019

Reverse logistics in e-retailing can help to contain e-waste

Disruptive digital forces that include the internet of things (IoT), robotic process automation (RPA), cloud computing and analytics have affected e-commerce businesses at large.

4 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
August 16-31, 2019

Removing Article 370 is a gutsy decision

Gopalaswami Ayyangar, a minister in Nehru’s cabinet, a former dewan of Mararaja Hari Singh of Jammu & Kashmir and who principally drafted the Article 370 argued in the Constituent Assembly of J&K in 1949 that unlike other princely states, J&K was not ripe for integration with India.

2 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
August 16-31, 2019

Indian Railways move to a modern logistic provider?

In India, road networks have enjoyed the primary share for inland freight traffic in comparison to railways.

3 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
August 16-31, 2019

Importance of logistics in e-commerce

In 2016, the World Bank’s Logistic Performance Index ranked India in the 35th position.

4 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
August 16-31, 2019

Growth in air cargo transportation

The air transport industry in India contributes around $30 billion annually to India’s GDP.

3 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
August 16-31, 2019

Children and their illnesses

I meet so many mothers who won’t let their children walk barefoot in the house or the park, won’t let them touch snails, won’t let them grasp mud or go out in the hot rain of the monsoon, won’t let them near any animals and refuse to keep a pet because it might bring in bacteria.

5 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
August 16-31, 2019

Better logistics for improving economy and employment

“The line between order and disorder lies in logistics” – is how Sun Tzu, the Chinese military strategist and philosopher defined the place of logistics in a nation’s growth drive.

5 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
August 16-31, 2019

IND AS – For Whom And When?

It is worth mentioning that if IND AS becomes applicable to any company as on a particular date, then IND AS shall also automatically become applicable to its holding company, all its subsidiaries, associated companies and joint ventures from the same date.

2 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
August 1-15, 2019

Sonbhadra And Thereafter

The recent killing of eleven Gond tribals including three women by a landlord to forcefully occupy his alleged 90 bighas of land has shaken the national conscience.

2 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
August 1-15, 2019

Is Government Losing Transparency?

Journalists are not always a very disciplined lot. Keeping them at an arm’s length can be a good strategy for the government – and that can happen as a result of their own misbehaviour; but banning them from the source of information can have different implications.

2 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
August 1-15, 2019

When Balloons Kill

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Member of Parliament (Lok Shabha)

6 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
August 1-15, 2019

Water Crisis In Chennai – A Wake-up Call

Chennai has been facing a severe water crisis.

4 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
August 1-15, 2019

India's Second Mission To The Moon

Chandrayaan-2, India’s second Moon mission was launched on July 22. Chandrayaan-2 will be the first mission to land a rover near the lunar South Pole.

2 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
August 1-15, 2019

India Manufacturing Gains Amidst US-China Trade War

Due to the escalating trade war between the US and China, several American companies are planning to shift their supply chain from China to avoid any tariff backlash. India appears to be the potential benefactor in this case.

3 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
August 1-15, 2019