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How The Joy Of Flying Came To An End

Grounding of East West (1996), Damania (1997), Air Sahara (2007), Air Deccan (2007), Paramount (2010), Kingfisher (2012), and now Jet Airways may have different reasons but they commonly point out that the aviation sector is cyclical in nature.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
August 1-15, 2019

India's App Economy Contributes To Growth

Prabir Dey’s day starts in the morning and often ends at mid-night.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
August 1-15, 2019

Can App-Based Business Ensure Decent Jobs?

There are two basic business models linked to app-based businesses.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
August 1-15, 2019

Budget 2019-20: Good Intents But Not Matched By Measures

If the present is not beautiful, the future will be – is how Nirmala Sitharaman has prefaced her maiden Budget.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
July 16-31, 2019

Where Does The Budget Stand On Employment

According to a leaked draft report by the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) of the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), the unemployment rate in the country in the Financial Year (FY) 2018 amounted to an overall rate of 6.1%, an all-time high in the last 45 years.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
July 16-31, 2019

Steel Industry Is Demanding Auction Of Iron Ore Mines

The World Steel Association had estimated steel demand in India to touch 103 MT till the end of this year, against 96 MT which was registered in 2018. It would further grow to about 110.2 MT in 2020.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
July 16-31, 2019

Not Privatisation, Operational Independence Is The Key For Banking Revival

The Public Sector Banks (PSBs) are in financial stress. Some serious measures have been taken to rescue these banks from the crisis. But those measures have only been partially successful. Ashok Kumar Pradhan, MD and CEO of United Bank India (UBI), spoke to BE’s Kishore Kumar Biswas.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
July 16-31, 2019

New Problems Beleaguer Banking Industry

The Indian banking industry has been suffering from an extensive Non-Performing Assets (NPA) crisis.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
July 16-31, 2019

Lesser GST On Insurance May Enhance Penetration

Tajinder Mukherjee, Chairperson and Managing Director, National Insurance Company Ltd., spoke to BE’s Shinjini Mukherjee regarding the poor insurance penetration rate in India and a way out of this.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
July 16-31, 2019

iSpark: Aspire To Inspire

The Philosophy of Motherhood

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
July 16-31, 2019

Invigorate Investment, Reduce Unemployment

“Entrepreneurship is the engine fuelling innovation, employment generation and economic growth. Only by creating an environment where entrepreneurship can prosper and where entrepreneurs can try new ideas and empower others can we ensure that many of the world’s issues will not go unaddressed”- Klaus Schwab, Executive Chairman World Economic Forum.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
July 16-31, 2019

Indian Insurance Sector Needs Better Strategies

Risk is an unavoidable fact of life on earth. When one steps out of his house in the morning, one doesn’t know what awaits him.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
July 16-31, 2019

Do Birds And Animals Bond As Families?

Maneka Sanjay gandhi, Member of Parliament (Lok Shabha)

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
July 16-31, 2019

Central Budget 2019 At A Glimpse

In an election year, the central budget gets bifurcated into two parts - a vote-on-account and the full budget. While the goodies are generally packed into the first basket having an eye on the forthcoming ballot game, the latter gets the not-so-sweet or bitter pills. The Central Budget of fiscal 2019-20 presented and tabled by the newly appointed Finance Minister (FM) Nirmala Sitharaman on July 5, 2019, was no exception.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
July 16-31, 2019

Technological Interventions In Public Healthcare Of West Bengal

Article 21 of the Indian Constitution states that the right to health is integral to the right to life and the government has a constitutional obligation to provide health facilities.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
July 1-15, 2019

Research In Ayurveda Is Presently A Global Phenomenon

Ayurveda is now a global phenomenon. There is a lot of research going on in the field of Ayurvedic medicine development. BE’s Saptarshi Deb spoke to M.M. Rao, Director, Central Ayurveda Research Institute for Drug Development, Kolkata, on the institute’s role in the development of Ayurvedic drugs.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
July 1-15, 2019

Judicial Reforms – The Need Of The Hour

For a country like India where the number of pending cases runs into millions, courts remaining closed for long periods is not a viable option. The policy of our courts remaining closed for fixed periods every year needs to be reviewed.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
July 1-15, 2019

Indian Automobile Industry Faces The Problem Of Plenty

Will the falling automobile sales trigger an economic recession? First the US and now the European Union (EU) are facing the same problem. Automobile sales across the world are declining.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
July 1-15, 2019

Improving The Health Of The Healthcare Sector

The recent outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar leading to a rising death toll of children points to the dilapidated public healthcare system in the country.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
July 1-15, 2019

High-End Technology In Radiotherapy At Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre & Research Institute

Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre & Research Institute (SGCCRI) has embraced new techniques of radiation therapy as a part of their comprehensive cancer care facility. BE’s Ellora De spoke to the authorities of SGCCRI.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
July 1-15, 2019

Growth Of Technology-Driven Healthcare Diagnostics

An unparalleled pace of technological revolution has transformed almost every aspect of our lives including healthcare.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
July 1-15, 2019

For Proper Diagnostic Test, Both Labs And Patients Need To Be Responsible

Medical treatment largely depends on the results of clinical tests

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
July 1-15, 2019

Bariatric Surgery - A Solution To Obesity

Bariatric surgery is a team work which needs dedicated and efficient team members from various specialities. Thus, there are huge opportunities for young, dynamic, and qualified health professionals to get involved in various bariatric centres.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
July 1-15, 2019

Advancement In Psychiatry

Technology has opened up a new frontier in mental health support.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
July 1-15, 2019

US President Ends Preferential Trade Status For India

Few hours after Narendra Modi took oath as the Prime Minister of India for his second term, US President Donald Trump confirmed that his administration will withdraw the designation of Generalised System of Preference (GSP) from India.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
June 16-30, 2019

Sikkim Election Results In Interesting Developments

Prem Singh Golay representing Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) has taken over as the sixth Chief Minister of Sikkim.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
June 16-30, 2019

Reliance's Entry To Digitise Five Million Kirana Stores By 2023

India’s largest corporate conglomerate, Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL), has made a strong entry into the online retailing sector by creating India’s biggest offline to online (O2O) platform.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
June 16-30, 2019

Raising GDP Growth And Creating More Jobs

Modi may have won the 2019 general election bypassing the economic issues at large but now, arresting an economic slowdown and nursing back the country’s financial sector are among the crucial challenges before the nation.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
June 16-30, 2019

New Government Needs To Nurture NBFCs

The American statesman, Thomas Jefferson, and investment guru, Warren Buffet, who had between them more than a sesquicentennial era, were almost on the same page as far as a “debt” was concerned.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
June 16-30, 2019

Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Opting E5 Shinkansen Technology

The Indian Railways and the National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has finalised the Japanese E5 Shinkansen technology for the implementation of 10 bullet train corridors with the total length of about 6,000 kilometres across the country.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
June 16-30, 2019