How Natural Disasters Can Change the World Economy

Naturaldisasters arein fact nature’s way of revolting against all the abuse it has been subjectedto. It is dangerous, fatal and cannot be contained in any way. What is more, natural disasters cannot be predicted either. Only a warning can be estimated without leaving substantial time for proper evacuation. These calamities have an impact spanning More...

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By Loknath Das On Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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Snap lays off 100 employees in latest round of downsizing

Snap Inc. is cutting another set of employees, focusing this time on the advertising side of the business after earlier trimming staff in engineering and content. The cuts total around 100 workers, according to More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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Govt notifies new accounting standard that comes into effect on April 1

Companies will have to adopt more detailed revenue recognition ways from April 1 as the government has notified a new accounting standard. The corporate affairs ministry has notified Indian Accounting Standard More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, March 26th, 2018
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Dark net, bitcoin being used to smuggle drugs: Report

The “increasing” trend of using the ‘dark net’ and bitcoins to smuggle pharma medicines and illicit drugs to untouched segments of the population and youngsters in the country is becoming a new challenge More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, March 26th, 2018
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Hiranandani family to invest Rs 3,500 crore in oil and gas projects

Niranjan Hiranandani’s family is investing around Rs3,500 crore to build liquified natural gas (LNG) terminals in Maharashtra and West Bengal, in a diversification for the Mumbai-based developer who built the More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, March 26th, 2018
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Economic growth needs to reflect on HDI: Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

The Indian economy is growing at 7 -8% which needs to be reflected on the human development index (HDI) wherein the country stands at 131st position out of 188 nations, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Monday said. Kant More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
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NTPC ties up with IIM-A to set up full-fledged B-school

IIM-A will help in designing the course, teaching, helping in faculty recruitment and working on joint projects. Photo: HT New Delhi: India’s largest power utility NTPC Ltd on Tuesday joined hands with Indian More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
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Hammond, the economy and why chewing gum matters

It was Lyndon Baines Johnson who famously said that Gerald Ford could not walk and chew gum at the same time. (He actually said fart and chew gum, but his words were sanitised by a US media that didn’t much More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
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America’s immigrants could be a source of strength for the economy

A major argument used by proponents of last year’s tax-cut legislation was that it would boost the economy. Regardless of how that turns out, partisans on both sides generally agreed that growing the economy More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
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Why is Trump still standing? The answer is the economy

How much will the American public let Trump get away with? US media organizations have been hounding Trump since he became president until they now collectively sound like the boys and girls who cried wolf. (Quite More...