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China Still Going Global: Education Companies Eye Growth Abroad

China Still Going Global: Education Companies Eye Growth Abroad

China has emerged in the past two decades as one of the world’s largest markets for private education services and home to many of the richest entrepreneurs in the field.  Shares in online education firms TAL and New Oriental Education, for instance, have soared during the coronavirus outbreak, fueling anew the fortunes of their billionaire [...]

March 4, 2020 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on China Still Going Global: Education Companies Eye Growth Abroad

How to Achieve Resilient Growth Throughout the Business Cycle

How to Achieve Resilient Growth Throughout the Business Cycle

The world is currently in the longest business cycle since the National Bureau of Economic Research has kept records. Investors, executives, and policy makers scratch their heads in wonder as they try to make sense of this new phenomenon. The question many companies want to know is where are we in the business cycle? Are [...]

March 3, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on How to Achieve Resilient Growth Throughout the Business Cycle

Tata Tele Business Services emerge key enabler for SMEs to harness digital transformation wave

Tata Tele Business Services emerge key enabler for SMEs to harness digital transformation wave

Tata Tele Business Services (TTBS) India’s leading enterprise connectivity solution provider showcased an array of technology solutions for the SMEs at Do Big Conclave – its flagship customer programme. The conclave under the aegis of the theme “Technologies to power up growth for Fintech and Insurance” witnessed participation from over hundred delegates from SME community. Elaborating on [...]

March 2, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Tata Tele Business Services emerge key enabler for SMEs to harness digital transformation wave

Facebook’s Updated Best Practices for Business-to-Customer Messaging

Facebook’s Updated Best Practices for Business-to-Customer Messaging

Facebook has published an updated set of best practices for business messaging that reflect upcoming changes to the Messenger platform. On March 4, new policies for Facebook Messenger will go into effect that are said to improve the messaging experience between customers and businesses. In an effort to help businesses adapt to these changes, Facebook [...]

March 1, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Facebook’s Updated Best Practices for Business-to-Customer Messaging

Minimum wage increases aren’t a job killer: Small business survey

Minimum wage increases aren’t a job killer: Small business survey

A rally for a $15 minimum hourly wage in New York City in 2015. The city raised its minimum wage to $15 in 2018, while New York State raised its minimum wage to $11.80 in December 2019, and that will increase statewide at the end of 2020 to $12.50. Getty Images Looking for another sign [...]

February 21, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Minimum wage increases aren’t a job killer: Small business survey

How infrastructure push will impact real estate sector

How infrastructure push will impact real estate sector

The Central government has identified 100 cities across the country for infrastructure development under the Smart City Mission. Infrastructure is a key driver of the economy of a country and is known to play a pivotal role in determining the value of properties in any particular region. Lack of road, rail or air connectivity to [...]

February 19, 2020 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on How infrastructure push will impact real estate sector

NCR sitting on unsold real estate inventory worth over Rs 77,000 crore: Report

NCR sitting on unsold real estate inventory worth over Rs 77,000 crore: Report

With residential sales on the decline, real estate developers in NCR are sitting on an unsold inventory worth over Rs 77,000 crore, a study has said. Housing sales declined 38 percent in Noida during the third quarter year-on-year while sales numbers fell by 6 percent in Gurguram. In terms of launches, Gurugram witnessed a YoY [...]

February 18, 2020 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on NCR sitting on unsold real estate inventory worth over Rs 77,000 crore: Report

Explainer: How much radiation is harmful to health?

Explainer: How much radiation is harmful to health?

Radiation is everywhere. We catch it from the sun’s rays in the sky, and from the rocks beneath our feet. It comes from television sets, radios and mobile phones. We absorb it from certain fruits, vegetables and nuts. But not all radiation is equal. Electromagnetic radiation, including radiowaves, microwave, visible and infrared light is known [...]

February 17, 2020 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Explainer: How much radiation is harmful to health?

Innovative infrastructure: how technology is changing airport construction

Innovative infrastructure: how technology is changing airport construction

New global airport construction projects are springing up like never before. According to a recent report from Business Wire, the value of projects at the execution stage totals $377.6bn, while those in the planning stages account for $215.8bn. The aviation industry should be applauded for its forethought. With global passenger numbers expected to hit 8.2 [...]

February 12, 2020 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Innovative infrastructure: how technology is changing airport construction

Deciphering the nexus of science, technology and society

Deciphering the nexus of science, technology and society

Professor Sheila Jasanoff of Harvard University has been described as the preeminent scholar on a relatively new genre of scientific inquiry — Science and Technology Studies (STS). Originally from Kolkata, but now an American citizen, Professor Jasanoff described STS as a field dedicated to the study of science and technology as institutionalized forms of human activity. But her work is much more than that. In [...]

February 11, 2020 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Deciphering the nexus of science, technology and society

10 booked for threatening real estate firm staffer

10 booked for threatening real estate firm staffer

Representational Photo : Get Ready for the Best Innings of Your Lives With Dosti Realty’s “I Pay Less” Campaign A legal officer working with a real estate company behind Rajpath Club has filed a complaint of threatening and intimidation and use of obscene language against 10 persons with the Vastrapur police. Kaushik Patel (42), resident of Rajyog [...]

February 10, 2020 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on 10 booked for threatening real estate firm staffer

Kim Kardashian West breaks down a bad business deal: ‘We’d get, like, almost nothing’

Kim Kardashian West breaks down a bad business deal: ‘We’d get, like, almost nothing’

When it comes to business, Kim Kardashian West has seen enormous success. After all, she boasts a personal net worth of more than $370 million, according to Forbes, thanks to a thriving career that’s encompassed television, social media, fashion, cosmetics and even mobile apps. However, the reality TV megastar says that not every business deal she’s made has [...]

February 8, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Kim Kardashian West breaks down a bad business deal: ‘We’d get, like, almost nothing’