Diversification And Innovation In Indian Tourism
Indian tourism has a huge unrealised potential.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Social Audit Of All Infrastructure Schemes Need To Be Made Mandatory
Infrastructure in a way is the essential “inners” of any development plan.
Power Infra Improving, But Debt Is A Problem
Absence of electricity has been an inherent feature of rural India.
Nature Beat: Flora And Fauna
Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Member of Parliament (Lok Shabha).
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.
Fire Ravages ‘Earth's Lungs'
The Amazon rainforest has been burning for several weeks, becoming a global crisis.
Digital Footprints: Changing Face Of Lending Landscape
In this digital age, business processes are witnessing makeovers every other day.
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.
Boosting Aviation Infrastructure
Airports being the nuclei of myriad economic activities assume a significant role in the economy of a nation.
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).
India needs lower logistic cost for global competitiveness
In India, logistics cost, in average, is much higher as compared to many other economies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Importance of logistics in e-commerce
In 2016, the World Bank’s Logistic Performance Index ranked India in the 35th position.
Growth in air cargo transportation
The air transport industry in India contributes around $30 billion annually to India’s GDP.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When Balloons Kill
Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Member of Parliament (Lok Shabha)
Water Crisis In Chennai – A Wake-up Call
Chennai has been facing a severe water crisis.
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.
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.