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Localisation of data vital

Localisation of data vital

Wednesday, 05 February 2020 | Omkar Rai

Start-ups and the IT industry can leverage the  data universe generated from digital transactions and build innovative products Evolution in technology has fostered ubiquitous digital connections, bringing together people, devices and objects across platforms. Predominantly, verticals like banking, financial services,  insurance, retail, healthcare, hospitality and education are sprinting into the digital...

It is possible to fix the economy

Saturday, 01 February 2020 | Meenal Jagtap

When faced with a prolonged slowdown, a prescription of fiscal stimulus is normal. When the private sector is not forthcoming in terms of consumption and investment expenditure, the Government has to step up Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present her second Union Budget today at a time when the Indian economy...

Address farm sector woes

Saturday, 01 February 2020 | Dhiresh Kulshrestha

If the Government wishes to grow the economy, then it needs to make an all-out effort to turn agriculture into a profitable business As India plans to become a $5 trillion economy by 2024, it cannot ignore the importance of the farm sector in helping it achieve this target. This is...

Iran’s loss, ISIS’ gain

Iran’s loss, ISIS’ gain

Saturday, 01 February 2020 | Anil Gupta

The terror group stands to gain much from the assassination of Iranian General Soleimani, who was the face of armed resistance against it in Iraq and Syria Not very long ago, December 2017 to be precise, the world was celebrating the defeat of the Islamic State (ISIS), the deadly face of...

Enable the new education policy

Friday, 31 January 2020 | Shantanu Rooj

The Budget must make provisions that encourage modularity with multiple pathways of vertical and horizontal connectivity between various formats of certification and help create a future-proof workforce India’s demographic dividend —the average age of the population is 46 years in the US, 42 years in Europe, 48 years in Japan...

Sops needed to boost spending

Friday, 31 January 2020 | Ketan Aggarwal

To revive economic growth the 2020-21 Budget should focus on expenditure while compromising on fiscal ratios  Ever since the Modi Government came to power for the second term, it has implemented various strategies to overcome the fiscal deficit and keep inflation in check. The slowing economy needed Finance Minister Nirmala...

Learn from the world

Learn from the world

Friday, 31 January 2020 | Najib shah

Countering illicit trade not only requires cooperation between global institutions but also the designing of effective strategies and improving regulatory frameworks between countries The sobering fact that India does not rank high in the Global Illicit Trade Environment Index (GITEI), an annual study brought out by The Economist Intelligence Unit,...

Fix the fault lines in healthcare system

Thursday, 30 January 2020 | Amarinder Singh

Let the 2020 Union Budget and the decade ahead turn out to be in the larger interest of healthcare, making it more accessible to all, affordable and patient-friendly The growing disease burden should compel the country’s policymakers to allocate a fair chunk of funds for public healthcare infrastructure. The recent news...

State Editions

‘Historic moment for Indian sports’

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Puri seer’s concerns send admn on toes

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Why BJD so weak towards English? BJP

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Hindi row won’t affect health services: AIIMS

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Gandhi Peace Centre unveiled in BBSR

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Woman gang-raped in Bhadrak

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

India’s Quest for Energy Security

23 February 2020 | Dr Ashok Sharma | Agenda

Mughal prince with a heart

23 February 2020 | Pioneer | Agenda

Raghupati Raghav on the Banjo

23 February 2020 | Excerpt | Agenda

Astroturf | Lord Shiva: Existence personified

23 February 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

When intelligence is artificial

23 February 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘I avoid doing intimate scenes’

23 February 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer