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Educating girls can improve India’s health outcomes

News from India - 17. July 2018 - 18:39
Ensuring that the girl child is educated sets off a virtuous chain reaction—improved literacy leading to delayed age of marriage, fewer and heathier children and corresponding reduction in poverty

The need to invest more on climate change education

News from India - 17. July 2018 - 17:37
Structured courses on climate change in formal education are missing, except in some colleges

Limiting the government’s ability to violate privacy

News from India - 17. July 2018 - 16:59
As much as we fear the increasing influence of global corporations in our lives, we should equally be concerned about the ability of the government to use technology to intrude into our personal space

Deregulation under the Modi government

News from India - 17. July 2018 - 16:54
Despite good intentions, the government’s deregulation initiatives do not appear to have had significant positive impact

EVs have the potential to fuel India’s growth

News from India - 17. July 2018 - 16:49
The potential benefits on various fronts—from fiscal to health and employment—could be game-changing

Theresa May’s nuclear option for Brexit

News from India - 17. July 2018 - 16:40
Increasingly, a second referendum is looking more like a nuclear button the prime minister may just have to press

Uttar Pradesh’s environmental crisis

News from India - 17. July 2018 - 16:34
Unsustainable use of groundwater for sugar-cane crops and household wastage is depleting the groundwater table very fast

Hounding bankers could gum up the policy works

News from India - 17. July 2018 - 16:28
An indiscriminate hunt for banking scalps will scare off even honest lending at a time when the Indian economy is recovering

Gul Panag: Switching phone data off at 8.30pm freed me from being enslaved to internet

News from India - 17. July 2018 - 7:31
I’m way more productive, and much less stressed. My evenings are spent enjoying quality family time

Is govt serious about protecting honest bankers?

News from India - 17. July 2018 - 5:47
Lending decisions taken in good faith, say the bankers, are being investigated with the benefit of twenty-twenty hindsight

Will the MSP increase for kharif crops reduce India’s agrarian distress?

News from India - 16. July 2018 - 19:32
Since the announced MSPs are still 20-25% lower than prevailing wholesale prices for many crops, their impact on farmers’ income is uncertain

When dating sites have good uses beyond romance

News from India - 16. July 2018 - 19:15
On Floh, focus has shifted to in-person meetings and support groups for people

Thinking beyond the non-performing assets

News from India - 16. July 2018 - 18:41
We must ask basic questions about merits of overwhelming government ownership and its consequences to the functioning and survival of government-owned banks

Making crop insurance work for Indian farmers

News from India - 16. July 2018 - 18:35
Experts working in this area are now recommending the use of information and communication tools to help farmers regain faith in crop insurance schemes

Pharma quality is the key for competition

News from India - 16. July 2018 - 18:31
The policy focus must shift from the mere reduction of price to ensuring quality and safe medicines

Singapore shows the way for the developed world

News from India - 16. July 2018 - 18:27
For a true example of removing the punchbowl before the party became rowdy, one has to turn the gaze far towards the South-East—on Singapore

Balancing interests under the IBC

News from India - 16. July 2018 - 18:21
A source of conflict has been stemming from competing bidders raising objections to the selection of a resolution plan

What e-commerce could mean for inflation in India

News from India - 16. July 2018 - 18:14
It is an area rich in data waiting to be mined—and the results could bring more clarity to India’s perennial inflation debates

Reducing the risks of information security breaches with ISO/IEC 27005

News from ISO - 16. July 2018 - 12:29
In our hyper-connected, technology driven world, data breaches and cyber-attacks remain a significant threat to organizations, and a lack of awareness of the risks is often to blame1). A newly revised...

Core industries need to do a digital rethink

News from India - 16. July 2018 - 9:49
In the age of digital disruption, a measured approach needs calibration


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