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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.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
January 16-31, 2019

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.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
January 16-31, 2019

Cool Quotient Boosts Luggage Industry

Consumers are now seeing luggage as a status enhancer and a lifestyle product.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
January 16-31, 2019

Breathing Silica

Hafijul Molla’s hand involuntarily slips to the pocket of his scruffy shirt.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
January 16-31, 2019

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.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
January 1-15, 2019

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.

4 mins read
BUSINESS ECONOMICS
January 1-15, 2019

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.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
January 1-15, 2019

Menswear This Wedding Season

The men’s fashion wear market is booming globally and India is no exception.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
January 1-15, 2019

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.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
January 1-15, 2019

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.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
January 1-15, 2019

'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.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
January 1-15, 2019

India Affected By Trade War

Trade war and its possible consequences did not start with Trump's imposition of higher tariffs on Chinese imports.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
December 1 - 15, 2018

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.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
December 16 - 31, 2018

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.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
December 16 - 31, 2018

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.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
December 16 - 31, 2018

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.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
December 16 - 31, 2018

What Is Spirituality?

Many times, I am asked, what is spirituality..

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
December 16 - 31, 2018

Four Traits Of Successful People

What is it that takes you to the heights of greatness? Here’s something to think about.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
December 16 - 31, 2018

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.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
December 16 - 31, 2018

Poetry Of The Universe

Universe etymologically means “one verse, one song”. The highest dimension of a human being is the spirit.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
December 16 - 31, 2018

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.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
December 16 - 31, 2018

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.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
December 1 - 15, 2018

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.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
December 1 - 15, 2018

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.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
December 1 - 15, 2018

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.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
December 1 - 15, 2018

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.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
December 1 - 15, 2018

Chaitanya Mahaprabhu: The True Reformer Of Sanatan Dharma

How Chaitanya Mahaprabhu impacted all the luminaries of India.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
December 1 - 15, 2018

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.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
December 1 - 15, 2018

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.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
Novembeb, 15-30, 2018

Delhi Enveloped In Toxic Air

The festival of Diwali has been identified as a major pollution trigger in New Delhi, the Indian capital.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS
Novembeb, 15-30, 2018