Dream of a sustainable India

Thursday, 12 Apr 2018 | VK Bahuguna | in Oped

To make Green India Mission successful, the Government must adopt a reformist approach and integrate its working with the overall developmental perspective of the country Effectiveness of environmental governance will determine the long-term sustainability of developmental programmes in India and also the overall social harmony and happiness of the society. The...

How expensive is a pricey economy?

Thursday, 12 Apr 2018 | Shivaji Sarkar | in Oped

Government must keep a check on inflation. Crude oil prices need to be dealt with. A failure to do so will hit the economy hard Prices remain a major concern for the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) monetary policy amid rising global trade protectionism. The Central bank apprehends that financial market...

When business comes before climate

Thursday, 12 Apr 2018 | Kota Sriraj | in Oped

Despite the vociferous commitment of nations to reduce global warming under the Paris Agreement, countries are unable to reduce greenhouse gas emissions of major industries and businesses. Clearly, there’s an absence of an impactful intervention to rescue the environment Large companies are usually synonymous with growth and progress, and are credited...

Time for India, Nepal to recalibrate ties

Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018 | Ashok K Mehta | in Edit

Oli won the election on an anti-India campaign which became synonymous with ultra-nationalism. His term marks the start of India-China competition in the Himalayan state Prime Minister KP Oli arrived half an hour late for his last function organised by the BJP’s India Foundation, the party’ informal diplomatic outreach. A...

Hubris is the opponent

Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018 | Pioneer | in Edit

BJP's chances in 2019 will be marred more by a creeping arrogance than a creepy Opposition It is an outright shame and highly condemnable that BJP MLA and local strongman from Unnao in Uttar Pradesh Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who was accused by a 16-year-old girl of raping her along with his...

Too little, too late

Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018 | Pioneer | in Edit

Pakistan's attempts to draft an anti-terror law should be treated with the scepticism it deserves Islamabad has, it appears, finally made a symbolic move on fighting terror: The establishment has pushed itself, or been pushed into, drafting a Bill that will seek to ban various terror outfits such as the Jamaat-ud-Dawa'h,...

Change is the new normal

Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018 | Hima Bindu Kota | in Oped

There is no one-size-fits-all map for success and each step of the business transformation process should be carried out with open communication, flexibility and transparency Change is the only constant, be it life or business. In this dynamic landscape, all businesses, whether small start-ups or large organisations, at some point or...

An end to epidemics?

Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018 | Navneet Anand | in Oped

Ayushman Bharat is a bold move forward showing incredible political will. The success of it will also depend on how civil society ensures its speedy execution For a country often in the throes of political controversies, solemn occasions like World Health Day observed on April 7 may not grab much attention...

Tourism: An important engine of growth

Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018 | Sudip Bhattacharyya | in Oped

Tourism industry in India is growing and it has vast potential for generating employment and earning huge amounts of foreign exchange besides giving a fillip to the country's economic and social development. But much more needs to be done if India is to become a world player in the tourism...

Think now | Earl Nightingale : American entertainer

Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018 | Pioneer | in Oped

We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so...


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