BUSINESS

GOLD DRIVES OUR TRADITIONAL ECONOMY, MUST NOT BE CURBED

India is one of the largest buyers of gold in the world. More than 90 per cent of this is for jeweller purposes. Table 1 gives the purchase of gold for jewellery by different countries. Indian demand is around 25 per

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RIL to enter homeland security business

Mukesh Ambani-controlled Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) may be looking at major forays into homeland security and aerospace sectors. In the first firm indication of the group’s intention, it has hired Vivek Lall, a former NASA scien- tist who aggressively led

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INDIAN ECONOMY SET TO BOOM SOON

There is a perception within India that our economy is in shambles. High inflation, a low GDP, a weak currency, and a rising current account deficit (CAD) are some of the usual reasons that come up when one claims that Indian

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Our’s is the only airline not to return aircraft & retrench people

GoAir is India’s leading low fare airline based in Mumbai and is the aviation foray of the Wadia Group. Positioned as’the Smart People’s Airline’, GoAir aims at offering passengers a consistent, quality-assured and time-efficient service through ‘pocket-friendly’ fares. GoAir operates

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Which are India’s top 20 cities? An indepth analysis based on an extensive survey

NEW DELHI – CAPITAL ADVANTAGE Delhi retains the number one position.New Delhi , the second largest metropolis of India, is its national capital. Located on the banks of the Yamuna River, it is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.

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Dr Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi Technology in governance will help millions in Middle East

Visionary and intellectual power house  Dr. Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, USA. He is the Director General of the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research in Abu Dhabi and a Professor of Political Science

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India’s billionaires talk of getting out – Crisis of confidence?

The dream run for Indian business that started in Narsimha Rao’s era in 1991 is gradually fading. UPA II multi direction governance has crippled the government to adopt uniform policy in promoting trade & commerce in the country. Every major

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RECOVERY ROADBLOCKS

Inflation & Middle East crisis will harm global economic recovery, says World Bank It has been the question of the day at every high powered international gathering for two years: Are we out of the woods? The answer at this

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The economic consequences of Professor Amartya Sen

Redistributive policies via rights and entitlements are ultimately self-defeating This United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government is heading into the tenth and possibly last year of office, a tenure whose crowning achievement might well be the Food Security Bill. One may

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A DUMMY’S GUIDE TO TAX HAVENS AND BLACK MONEY

Recently the Union government sought a review of the Supreme Court’s order constituting a Special Investigative Team (SIT) to probe the issue of black money stashed abroad. The government believes this is judicial over-reach, but it forgets that the courts stepped

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