Electrifying the Rural India

Electricity is critical to fuel the economic growth of the country. It is a fact that even after seventy years of independence, India is still racing to connect thousands of villages through electricity. At the time of Independence only 1,500 villages were electrified. Between the years 2005-12, 104,496 villages were electrified...
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Urban Rail transit in India

The transport sector plays an important role in the economic development of the country. A relation between the quantity and quality of transport infrastructure and the level of economic development is apparent. When transport systems are efficient, they provide economic and social opportunities and benefits that result in positive...
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World’s First ‘Rare Stripes’ Collection Unveiled

Tiger Beer, Asia’s number one international premium beer, has unveiled the Rare Stripes collection at the KENZO store at Ginza Six in Tokyo, Japan. The collection represents a unique partnership between WWF in collaboration with iconic French fashion house KENZO to raise awareness of endangered wild tigers. Talking to...
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How flats are safe in floods ?

The news channels have been awash with images of homes under water, but what about the impact of flooding on flats? While flat owners may think they are safe from flooding, they could in fact be at risk of what can be at best an inconvenience and at worst...
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Reliance CSR – Thinking beyond business

India caters the corporates to focus towards its wider social responsibilities and work towards the betterment of the society through Corporate Social Responsibility law. As per the CSR, the Companies Act, 2013 is a landmark legislation that made India the first country to mandate and quantify CSR expenditure. The...
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Healthcare Access and Quality: India ranked 145th

India have been ranked 145th among 195 countries in terms of quality and accessibility of healthcare, behind its neighbours like China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan, according to recent reports. The Global Burden of Disease study, however, mentioned that India has seen improvements in healthcare access and quality since...
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Takeover Season

End of the financial season tends to bring a lot of changes in the economic realm no matter the company. The recent developments in this field however were too much for the general public. A myriad of takeovers and acquisitions were seen in the past months – too fast....
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Port of Amsterdam – Words and Actions

Ports are continually changing in tandem with economic and social developments. This has and always will be the case. The Port of Amsterdam has undergone multiple transformations through the centuries – from a herring harbour into a staple market and ultimately into an energy port. Koen Overtoom, CEO Port...
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Jordan King: Business ventures to be hassle-free

King Abdullah II Al Hussein of Jordan has promised a liberal regime for visiting Indians and business persons and offered to solve any challenge faced by the visitors that was brought to the notice of the Indian embassy in Amman. Addressing industry leaders at a business meeting in his...
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The art in recyclism – Zayd Menk

Waste management and recycling is an enormous task which involves both logistical planning and scientific knowledge in order to balance the impact on the environment and the cost effectiveness of the process. Recycling of waste product to a great extend can help conserve our planet’s natural beauty. It not...
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