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From: Buisness-standard By A K Bhattacharya Recommended by: business-standard Governance can be classified into three broad categories — proactive, reactive and inactive. The National Democratic Alliance rode to power in 2014 on the back of a promise to provide better governance. Nobody then defined it as proactive governance.
From: Buisness-standard By Debashis Basu Recommended by: business-standard India’s 10-year government bond yield, the benchmark for interest rates, is now pushing 8 per cent after the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) raised the repo rate by 25 basis points. This would be a shock for those who had been dreaming of a Ram Rajya of
From: Buisness-standard By Ajay Shah Recommended by: business-standard The RBI’s main objective is to deliver a consumer price index (CPI) rate of 4 per cent. It also has two other objectives: Exchange rate policy and public debt management. There are interesting tensions shaping up between these objectives.High interest rates
From: Buisness-standard By Bharat Bhushan Recommended by: business-standard We are witnessing the creation of a new public enemy – the ‘Urban Naxalite’. The term describes not only over-ground Maoist sympathisers, of which there are bound to be some, but also encompasses a larger amorphous population of those who sympathise with
From: Buisness-standard By TNC Rajagopalan Recommended by: business-standard When the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was introduced last July, no exemption/refund was available for export-related transactions, except for zero-rated supplies.In October 2017, supplies to merchant exporters were allowed on payment of 0.1 per cent tax
From: Buisness-standard By Devangshu Datta Recommended by: business-standard Global cues and macro-economic updates will give traders plenty of cause for thought this week. US President Donald Trump walking out of the G7 meeting makes an escalation of trade tensions highly probable. Trump’s summit meeting with North Korea’s Kim



From: Buisness-standard By A V Rajwade Recommended by: business-standard A couple of weeks back, the Ministry of Finance and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) co-sponsored an Advancing Asia Conference in Delhi. Two major addresses from the host nation were delivered, respectively by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Reserve
From: Buisness-standard By Ajit Balakrishnan Recommended by: business-standard Bureaucrats, politicians, academics, trade associations and the media are looking at start-ups today with the same fervour and hope with which they looked at the public sector in the 1960s, foreign direct investment in the 1990s, and liberalisation in
The idea is to have a customer who transacts on a regular basis and not someone who has downloaded a wallet because there was some free money available on download, Pradeep Sampath tells Sangeeta TanwarWhat are the key growth drivers for the mobile wallet (m-wallet) market in India?As policies get less fluid and m-wallet players scramble for a
British managers are the most ambitious when it comes to training their workforce.According to the finding of The Cegos Observatory's Barometer, many companies still do not rank training as a strategic priority - with the notable exception of the UK. The report highlights the following key differences found in UK companies: British human resource
From: Buisness-standard By BS Reporter Recommended by: business-standard Information technology (IT) is the highest paid sector in India, with a median gross hourly salary of Rs 346.42, while manufacturing is the least paid at Rs 254.04 per hour, according to the Monster Salary Index (MSI) sectoral reports. The MSI reports for
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From: Buisness-standard By R Gopalakrishnan Recommended by: business-standard The chasm between jugaad and innovation lies in a deep crevice called sustainability and replicability. The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) of the Niti Aayog has adopted an approach that cuts across the apparent impediments and tries to use their
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From: Buisness-standard By Sangeeta Tanwar Recommended by: business-standard Building emotional connections with the end consumer has long been at the heart of most business-to-consumer (B2C) marketing. Things are not so simple for business-to-business (B2B) marketers.They ultimately need to reach business decision makers, who
From: Buisness-standard By Shyam Saran Recommended by: business-standard The celebrated futurologist, Ray Kurzweil, has predicted that by the year 2029 advances in artificial intelligence (AI) would bring us to the point where a $1,000 computing device may be able to replicate the full range of capacities and functioning of the
From: Buisness-standard By Kenneth Rogoff Recommended by: business-standard Even if any emerging-market bond meltdown remains contained, recent jitters ought to be a wake-up call, even for advanced economiesAre brewing exchange-rate and debt crises in Argentina and Turkey localised events without broader implications? Or are