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From: Buisness-standard By Sunita Narain Recommended by: business-standard This month marks the beginning of the year-long celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. It’s a time for reflection and I would like to take you through a Gandhi Test. The world has surely gone downhill in terms of his most cherished
From: Buisness-standard By Ajay Shah Recommended by: business-standard Foreign capital inflows finance the gap between investment and savings. The exchange rate is the price that adjusts to ensure that the capital inflow is exactly as large as is required. An important part of the capital flows into India is debt flows.When the
From: Buisness-standard By Surinder Sud Recommended by: business-standard Agricultural extension is undergoing a paradigm transformation which will help it shed the tag of the weakest link or a speed breaker in the process of farm development and, instead, make it a growth driver.Ironically, this metamorphosis is taking place
From: Buisness-standard By Ajai Shukla Recommended by: business-standard The crash-and-burn denouement of New Delhi’s most recent attempt to resume engaging Islamabad is hardly tragic.If anything, the swiftness of the collapse of the proposed meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Foreign Minister Shah
From: Buisness-standard By Mihir S Sharma Recommended by: business-standard The 2018 Nobel Memorial Prize for Economics is a landmark in the award’s history: It is the 50th to be handed out. And, in some ways, it is exemplary of the Economics Nobel’s recent evolution towards rewarding economic theory with a direct practical and
From: Buisness-standard By Shreekant Sambrani Recommended by: business-standard When events transcending geographies and history occur, other pressing concerns appear routine and mundane. The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad announced on last Friday is one such, which should take our minds off worries



Investments in financial technology (fintech) across Asia Pacific skyrocketed in 2015 - from about $880 million in all of 2014 to nearly $3.5 billion in just the first nine months of 2015, according to a new report by Accenture. The largest share of 2015 Asia Pacific fintech investment deals were in payments (40 per cent) and lending (25 per cent
From: Buisness-standard By Ritwik Sharma Recommended by: business-standard Satyadeep ChatterjeeRetail fragmentation is not new, but what is new is the way in which companies have to look at how they grow, Satyadeep Chatterjee tells Ritwik SharmaRetail in India is highly fragmented and consumers vary widely in their preferences.
Last year Snapdeal' e-commerce platform handled 30 orders per second during the Diwali sale; this year it has handled 300 orders per second in its weekly festive sales. To handle huge traffic, the marketplace player has used a range of forecasting models and analytics tools to predict demand for products and ensure sufficient stocks are available
From: Buisness-standard By Sangeeta Tanwar Recommended by: business-standard Digital will become the second largest branding medium after television in India soon, Manish Vij tells Sangeeta TanwarThe rules of digital marketing are still evolving. What are the cornerstones of an efficient digital marketing strategy?Digital
From: Buisness-standard By STR Team Recommended by: business-standard Following a hybrid competitive strategy leads to superior financial performance in the internationalisation of high-technology companies, shows a new Finnish study in the field of marketing. The study challenges the traditional view that companies can go
The gap between volume of hiring and hiring budgets has widened in 2015. With a decrease in the hiring budget, talent leaders see employee referrals and retention as a priority for their organisation, as per LinkedIn India Recruiting Trends 2016 study.Thirty six per cent of the talent leaders surveyed in the study stated that employee retention is



From: Buisness-standard By Debashis Basu Recommended by: business-standard One of the most pervasive services in our lives is banking. Opening bank accounts for the poor was the very first mission of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “Financial inclusion”, the first step of which is a bank account, is an important agenda of the
From: Buisness-standard By Devangshu Datta Recommended by: business-standard One of the most interesting lines in the Monetary Policy Statement is in paragraph 20: “The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) notes that domestic economic activity has exhibited sustained revival in recent quarters and the output gap has almost closed.”
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
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From: Buisness-standard By TNC Rajagopalan Recommended by: business-standard About 10 days earlier, the commerce minister interacted with exporters at a meet organised by the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO). He had sought their suggestions on a strategy for raising annual export by $100 billion.It was only last
From: Buisness-standard By Y V Reddy Recommended by: business-standard It is no secret that in recent years, whenever simultaneous elections are held, candidates chosen for election to Parliament by political parties undertake to finance party candidates for assembly elections. The non-electoral gains out of electoral victory in