The messaging app company had zero users around January 2013. It crossed 35 million users in August 2014 and in January this year
claimed over 100 million users. That is a mind-boggling number for any
The factories in india's states have grown at a phenomenal pace over the past 25 years. while the most industrialised states have not changed much in terms of ranking, their output and the workforce they employ have skyrocketed
The $25-billion Indian pharma industry is going through intense
regulatory scrutiny. Foreign drug regulators such as the US Food and
Drug Adminis-tration (FDA) and EU's European Medicines Agency have
increased their inspections of Indian drug manufacturing plants that
export medicines to those geographies.
6,40,000 estimated job losses in five years in the Indian IT sector due to
automation, according to IT consultancy HFS Research. That translates
into a 28 per cent reduction from 2.28 million low-skilled jobs in 2015
to 1.64 million in 2021.
Anybody following business news would not have failed to note the giddy
rise of Indian start-ups in the past couple of years, or the fact that
some cold water has been poured on them this year by venture capitalists