Business Today Archive April 9, 2017 Issue

Edition: April 9, 2017

Cover Story

"There is much more private sector participation now"

Companies that have understood the ecosystem are partnering with us in our skilling initiative in a big way, Union Minister of State For Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, tells Anilesh S. Mahajan.
Editors note
India's "demographic dividend" is often cited as a major reason for India becoming an economic superpower in the next couple of decades.
Book

Having the 'owner' mindset, whether you are an employer or an employee, is the key to consistent growth for a company.

People

Leadership Spotlight
Keith Bergelt, CEO, Open Invention Network (OIN), the world's largest patent non-aggression community, talks to Joe C. Mathew about Linux-based technology cooperation and its signifi cance for India.
Features
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, speaking in Parliament on attacks on Indians in the US
Columns

A sustainable skilling ecosystem is needed to produce a globally competitive workforce which can stay ahead of automation and obsolescence.

Letters
Letters to the Editor Business Today Magazine
Event
The 22nd edition of the Lloyd Business Today Pro Am of Champions 2017, one of India's most prestigious corporate Golf tournaments, was played at the Classic Golf & Country Club.
Corporate

The acquisition of Lloyds consumer durables business gives Havells an entry into this high-growth segment. But the company has a challenging task ahead if it has to compete with MNCs and other home-grown biggies.

Technology

Power your homes with smart lighting - they are convenient, energy-saving, and more affordable than you think.

Markets

Stock markets are close to all-time highs on the back of Assembly election results. Further gains look unlikely.

Focus
Share buybacks have touched a record high in 2016/17. The reasons are imposition of 10 per cent tax on dividend income above Rs 10 lakh in last year's Budget, over and above the 15 per cent dividend distribution tax that is deducted by the company at the time of dividend payment. We crunch the numbers for you

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