While we wait for Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to present the Budget 2014-15, take a quick glance at the past budgets that have changed the course of the economy.
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Interest rates are set by central banks all over the world. In India, The Reserve Bank of India sets the repo or repurchase rate. This is the rate at which RBI lends to banks. Banks then fix the borrowing rate for individuals and businesses. It is … More »
The Financial TImes Global MBA Rankings list for 2016 ranks the following B-schools as the best across the World. While there are certain prerequisites and eligibility criteria for a school to be assesed by Financial TImes, they are … More »
According to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the biggest drinkers amongst developed economies are in Europe as per the most recent figures in recent years (200-2013 or nearest years)
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- Honey Mehta
Do you have the perfect work-life balance? Does your office provide you a pick-up and drop facility? Do you get adequate leave? These and similar workplace related questions form the bedrock of what constitutes a great company to work
Every year, India experiences an exodus of massive proportions as millions of its rural folk leave their villages and head for the glitter of urban areas. According to the United Nations World Cities Report 2016, almost 9.6 million… More »
Global payments & technology giant Mastercard has just come out with the Global Destination Cities Index which ranks as many as 132 most visited cities around the world.
Measured as a function of the number of international overnight visitors, the… More »
The latest World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report reveals the world’s most competitive economies – and the usual suspects are on top of the list.
The Report, which features the Global Competitiveness Index, assesses the … More »
According to the Berlin-based anti-corruption watchdog, Transparency International, India has most number of transparent companies among 100 firms in the emerging markets. Emerging markets include nations such as Brazil, Mexico, China, Hungary,… More »
The road to success is almost always full of failures and struggle. Without the struggle, it is hard to quantify or enjoy the value of hard earned success. But struggle by no means should be a deterrent to your dreams of succeeding.… More »
The road to success is almost always full of failures and struggle. Without the struggle, it is hard to quantify or enjoy the value of hard earned success. But struggle by no means should be a deterrent to your dreams of succeeding.
Most European countries seem a lot more relaxed than other nations around the world. The reason behind this could be the fact that countries in Europe get more holidays than most others. For example, France gets a total of 40 days off
Lakshmi Mittal, chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal, a titan in steel and mining, has scripted a heck of a success story on foreign soil! Recipient of Forbes Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008, he was also listed as one of the 100 most influential… More »
Necessity is the mother of invention and curiosity the father. Several famous risk-taking inventors helped change the world by creating objects out of curiosity. While some of their inventions worked wonders and made the world what it … More »
Technology firms rule the roost when it comes to the world's most valuable companies. But just a decade ago in 2006, things were different: oil was king. Exxon Mobil was the world's most valuable firm. There were three oil companies in the top six, … More »
According to US presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, "There has never been a better time in history to be born a woman." That statement holds a lot of truth in the current global scenario where the cause of gender equality had made … More »
Global audit and consulting firm Ernst & Young has just listed out the G20′s most entrepreneurial countries on the basis of factors like - access to finance, entrepreneurial culture, regulation and tax, education, and support.
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The flow of foreign tourists into India has shown a steady increase this year: much of this increase can be attributed to the government’s e-Tourist Visa scheme.
India is also planning to allow foreign travellers to stay in the country for 100… More »
As per the 2015 Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report, the highest number of millionaires live in the United States with no other coutry coming close to it. The U.S. houses 46% of the global millionaire population. The UK comes a distant … More »
With Bayer buying out biotechnology giant Monsanto in an all-cash deal worth $66 billion, it has led to the creation of the world's largest agricultural firm. This is also one of the world's biggest mergers and acquisitions deal.
Let’s take a look at … More »
What's colour got to do with shopping? Incidentally, a lot more than the average shopper would think.
Marketing experts are of the belief that people subconsciously associate certain colours with social and cultural attributes. Based … More »
Here are invaluable quotes on success in life & in business by some of the greatest leaders and business tycoons from across cultures.
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By Chaitra Anand
A new draft law in India proposes a 5-year jail term and a fine of up to Rs 50 lakh upon celebrities who endorse misleading advertisements/products/services.
This has led to a debate over whether or not the proposed law is too harsh… More »