India Benefits With Hasina Back In Power
Bangladeshi leader Sheikh Hasina has swept back to power in the recently held general elections in the country.
Government Must Subsidise Agriculture But In What Way?
In India, the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices has recommended Minimum Support Prices (MSP) for 23 agricultural commodities. On the basis of that recommendation, the central government announces MSPs at the beginning of the sowing seasons.
Cool Quotient Boosts Luggage Industry
Consumers are now seeing luggage as a status enhancer and a lifestyle product.
Hafijul Molla’s hand involuntarily slips to the pocket of his scruffy shirt.
Is The RBI Over-Capitalised?
The sudden resignation of Urjit Patel from the post of the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) was surprising and almost a historic act.
Wedding Makeover Is Also About Feeling Good And Confident
Shahnaz Husain, the Founder, Chairperson, and Managing Director of Shahnaz Husain Group, has successfully translated India’s herbal heritage into pragmatic Ayurvedic beauty solutions. She is a pioneer in the world of makeovers. BE’s Ellora De spoke to her.
Metal Recycling Sector Needs To Be Recognised As An Industry
India has wide scope for the metal recycling sector. According to recent industry estimates, the widely unorganised and fragmented sector has the potential to register an annual growth rate of 11.4% till 2020. On the flipside, the government is yet to recognise metal recycling as an industry.
Menswear This Wedding Season
The men’s fashion wear market is booming globally and India is no exception.
Indian Wedding Industry Turns A Major Income Generator
Indian billionaires are creating their own heavens to celebrate marriages – moving from one end of the world to the other end to find their preferred places. Marriages of celebrities have become national affairs, be it of cricketer Virat Kohli or industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s daughter.
Blazing Europe Sounding Warning Bells For India
The cold months of November and December are usually associated with festivities, skiing competitions, ice sculptures, and carnival parades in Europe.
'Traditional Is Evergreen And Always In Vogue'
Designer Saroj Jalan's brand is known for its organic fabrics sourced from various parts of the country, overlaid with intricate embroidery and exquisite embellishments. BE’s Isha Chakraborty spoke to her.
India Affected By Trade War
Trade war and its possible consequences did not start with Trump's imposition of higher tariffs on Chinese imports.
Suasth Hospital – Focusing On Patients' Convenience
We plan to collaborate operationally with many such international partners, who are leaders in their fields in order to ensure best practices’ sharing and for the overall safety of our patients.
Spirituality Manifested In The Blissful State Of Grace
India interpreted spirituality in many ways. The idea “spirituality” defies words yet man has written and spoken in an unbroken stream of collective consciousness for many thousands of years.
Ease Of Obtaining Land At Economical Rates Works In Favour Of Tier-2 Cities
The real estate sector is showing signs of recovery. Harshavardhan Neotia, Chairman, Ambuja Neotia Group, spoke to BE’s Saptarshi Deb regarding the emerging trends in the real estate market.
Yoga Is An Invaluable Gift Of Our Ancient Tradition
For thousands of years before the Industrial Revolution, per capita incomes of humanity were largely stagnant with only some small variations.
What Is Spirituality?
Many times, I am asked, what is spirituality..
Four Traits Of Successful People
What is it that takes you to the heights of greatness? Here’s something to think about.
Confessions In Our Time
For many years, I have written essays and papers about the urgent need for a global agreement based on harmony; today, with the purpose of attracting more people; I decided to write it in the form of a letter.
Poetry Of The Universe
Universe etymologically means “one verse, one song”. The highest dimension of a human being is the spirit.
BCC's “Rural Connect-2018” To Empower Rural People
Bharat Chamber of Commerce (BCC) recently organised the ‘Rural Connect 2018’ in Kolkata to deal with the challenges that farmers face while transforming them-selves from agri-producers to agri-entrepreneurs.
Impact Of Trade War On World Economy And India
For several years and for equally several reasons, there has been an increasing tension between the United States of America (USA) and China.
Volatility In Equities Is A Friend Of Investors
Equity markets had a sombre year. Most indices which had recorded strong performances from April 2016 till January 2018 cooled off as the year progressed.
Trade War: An Act Of Irrational Exuberance
Last September the Donald Trump government imposed import tariffs by a huge amount, $200 billion, mainly on Chinese goods to curb Chinese imports into the United States.
Role Of Netaji And INA In Gaining Freedom Is Paramount: Prasenjit K. Basu
Prasenjit K. Basu’s recent book Asia Reborn: A Continent Rises from the Ravages of Colonialism and War to a New Dynamism has been causing ripples in academic circles for its razor-sharp analysis. The book is being heralded as the first Asian economic and political history narrated by an Asian and has bagged The First Book of the year (non-fiction segment) recognition from prestigious Tata Lit Fest. BE’s Kingshuk Banerjee spoke to Prasenjit K. Basu regarding his recent literary work.
No Two Joint Winners, But Only One Loser!
Though a section of the press declared that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Government of India (GOI) were joint winners of the much awaited ‘mother of all board meetings’ that was organised on November 19, the undisputed fact remains that the RBI emerged unscathed. It did not lose anything. GOI was the lone loser. The predicted events did not materialise.
Chaitanya Mahaprabhu: The True Reformer Of Sanatan Dharma
How Chaitanya Mahaprabhu impacted all the luminaries of India.
After Five Years Current Account Deficit Rises
Does high current account deficit bring down the value of currency? Or does the depreciation of currency raise the current account deficit? Even as India’s policy-makers remain busy finding out the impact of one on another the current account deficit, after remaining low for the last five years, has begun to rise in the current year.
5 Innovations That Are Curbing Pollution
Pollution levels are soaring in India. From the air of Delhi to the water of Ganga, the country is reeling under pollution.
Delhi Enveloped In Toxic Air
The festival of Diwali has been identified as a major pollution trigger in New Delhi, the Indian capital.