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The Coming Default Deluge

The Covid-19 crisis is a risk that lenders never modelled for. Default rates could rise three times, says credit scoring platform CreditVidya

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Forbes India
July 3,2020

The New MF Paradigm

Why the pandemic-induced volatility is a wake-up call to ensure measured and diversified asset allocation, and relook portfolios

8 mins read
Forbes India
July 3,2020

‘The Future Lies In Blended Learning'

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on making India a global hub for education, building digital classrooms during Covid-19 and the new policy to grow into a knowledge superpower.

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Forbes India
July 3,2020

“Invest In Multiple Tranches”

One of the differences between previous financial crises and the current one is that this time more people are invested through mutual funds rather than direct stocks. greater awareness also means that people have been resilient in continuing with their investments so far. in an interview with Forbes India, Nilesh Shah, chairman of the association of mutual funds in India (Amfi) and Kotak amc managing director, speaks about the broader performance of the sector, growth in the number of mutual fund investors and on investing in uncertain times. edited excerpts:

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Forbes India
July 3,2020

Seeding Change

The government’s agriculture sector reforms aim to open up a nationwide market for farmers. But that’s a far way off without supporting infrastructure and storage facilities

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Forbes India
July 3,2020

GET, SET, PIVOT

How Covid-19 has forced a clutch of startups to move away from its core, or to add to it

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Forbes India
July 3,2020

A Bloomberg For Green Data

Blue Sky Analytics collects and processes environmental data that can be used by governments and companies to help deal with situations arising out of climate change.

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Forbes India
July 3,2020

David Vs Goliaths

Companies across sizes and sectors are tapping into the increasing demand for hand sanitisers, but survival in a crowded market will be an uphill task

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Forbes India
July 3,2020

The Man Getting America Back On Track

As the world grapples with how to make travel safe in the age of coronavirus, private equity billionaire Wes Edens is betting $9 billion that America’s transportation future is passenger rail.

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Forbes India
July 3,2020

Corporate Covid Responsibility

Companies are channelising a big chunk of their CSR money towards the coronavirus response, leaving initiatives for other social causes scrambling to stay afloat

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Forbes India
July 3,2020

“if We Don't have Politics, We Will have War”

In a freewheeling interview with Forbes India through the Zoho Meeting app, Sridhar Vembu shares his views on a wide range of subjects, from the significance of Swadeshi and the imperative of politics, to changes in migration trends to leadership in a crisis. Edited excerpts:

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Forbes India
June 19, 2020

VISION FROM THE VILLAGE

Why Sridhar Vembu moved to a hamlet 650 km from Chennai, and the lessons his shift holds for an economy that wants to be self-reliant, for corporations headquartered in big cities, and a country with a high density of urban and migrant workers coming to grips with a pandemic

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Forbes India
June 19, 2020

Lending A Helping Hand

Teams going out of their way to ensure the smooth functioning of banking, IT and health services

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Forbes India
June 19, 2020

No Shot In The Dark

Adar Poonawalla is betting big on a Covid-19 vaccine, and preparing for the next possible pandemic

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Forbes India
June 19, 2020

Work In Progress

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns have upended India’s informal job market. But are there positives that can emerge from the crisis?

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Forbes India
June 19, 2020

Markets Look For New Leaders

An extended lockdown is likely to put pressure on equity valuations this year and start the process of change in leadership away from financial and consumer businesse

6 mins read
Forbes India
June 19, 2020

Cracking The Code

Government makes Aarogya Setu app—used to gather information and tackle the spread of coronavirus—open source, but experts say that’s not enough to quell privacy fear

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Forbes India
June 19, 2020

A Walk In The Cloud

IBM is becoming more of a cloud and cognitive enterprise by moving towards as-a-service software and related service

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Forbes India
June 19, 2020

Phishing In Troubled Waters

Cyber attacks have spiked since the onset of the pandemic. How are organisations dealing with it

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Forbes India
June 19, 2020

Congrats, You Are Hired!

As the economy stagnates and companies lay off employees, some startups that see opportunities during the pandemic are charting out aggressive hiring and expansion strategies

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Forbes India
June 19, 2020

Reimagining Education

With students locked out of schools and colleges, different organisations are reinventing ways to continue the teaching and learning processes

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Forbes India
June 5, 2020

Readying the Remedy

Companies in India are using diverse technologies to develop a coronavirus vaccine, but even as they race against time, the road to an efficacious solution is neither straight nor short

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Forbes India
June 5, 2020

Waiting for Orange

As Nagpur continues to be a red zone, industries struggle with labour, finances, supply and demand even after restrictions are partly lifted

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Forbes India
June 5, 2020

Pandemic Plan

How Marico planned early to prepare for a changed consumer and business reality in the post-virus world

7 mins read
Forbes India
June 5, 2020

Making a Comeback

Three of India's leading business cities continue to register spikes in coronavirus cases. Here's what they can do to set their wheels of socio-economic activity back in motion

5 mins read
Forbes India
June 5, 2020

Course Correction

As universities worldwide close their campuses, the future that a foreign education promised is suddenly looking bleak

8 mins read
Forbes India
June 5, 2020

House of Cards

The liquidity crisis of 2018 left the real estate sector floundering. Will Covid-19 be the last straw on the sector’s back?

8 mins read
Forbes India
June 5, 2020

#Wanderlost

Here’s how the coronavirus will cause the travel bug to mutate in the near term

8 mins read
Forbes India
June 5, 2020

Local, The New Global

Several startups and larger players are racing to help Kirana stores digitise their operations. Will the market see consolidation going forward?

7 mins read
Forbes India
June 5, 2020

#Wanderlost

Here’s how the coronavirus will cause the travel bug to mutate in the near term

8 mins read
Forbes India
June 5, 2020