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.
India's App Economy Contributes To Growth
Prabir Dey’s day starts in the morning and often ends at mid-night.
Can App-Based Business Ensure Decent Jobs?
There are two basic business models linked to app-based businesses.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Problems Beleaguer Banking Industry
The Indian banking industry has been suffering from an extensive Non-Performing Assets (NPA) crisis.
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.
iSpark: Aspire To Inspire
The Philosophy of Motherhood
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.
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.
Do Birds And Animals Bond As Families?
Maneka Sanjay gandhi, Member of Parliament (Lok Shabha)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Growth Of Technology-Driven Healthcare Diagnostics
An unparalleled pace of technological revolution has transformed almost every aspect of our lives including healthcare.
For Proper Diagnostic Test, Both Labs And Patients Need To Be Responsible
Medical treatment largely depends on the results of clinical tests
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.
Advancement In Psychiatry
Technology has opened up a new frontier in mental health support.
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.
Sikkim Election Results In Interesting Developments
Prem Singh Golay representing Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) has taken over as the sixth Chief Minister of Sikkim.
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.
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.
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.
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.