How to create transparency and accountability via a new set of reforms.
Debt funds are in the line of fire for missing the danger signals and eventually falling prey to defaulting securities.
NBFC crisis and indiscriminate borrowing to beef up its subsidiaries is at the root of Reliance Capital's crisis.
Why you should be very worried.
NBFCs showed spectacular growth after 2014 but at the cost of huge risk-taking. As you manage your child's school expenses, don't lose sight of the higher education expenses. Sebi's order on NSE's co-location (colo) case has put the spotlight on regulations around colo facilities and algorithm (algo) trading and the fact that it is hard to prove fraud in such cases.
Bumpy Road Ahead European nations, the US, Russia, Japan and India didn't turn up for the
three-day second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.
Pharma Fares Better In 2018, India has the largest number of US regulator approved pharmaceutical plants outside the US.
In A Tight Corner The statutory auditors at the centre of the IL&FS loan default case might
have gotten themselves into a tight corner with government and
regulatory sentiments strongly against them.
Thinking Ahead? Prime Minister Narendra Modi might be busy campaigning, but his office,
along with NITI Aayog, have started work on
the agenda for the first 100 days of the next government.
Etihad in the Running Etihad Airways has emerged the sole bidder for Jet Airways.
Performance Dashboard How India performed under different leaderships in past 20 years.
Making Millennials Money Wise The Gurgaon-based company runs an app-based fintech platform to help youngsters save and invest.
Fiscal Deficit Under Stress The Union government is staring at a tax revenue shortfall of almost Rs 1 lakh crore if not more.
India Remains Cautious The Indian drug controller has yet to grant approval to Sanofi's dengue vaccine - Dengvaxia.
Getting Resilient The state is looking to build infrastructure that is up and running even during natural disasters. Apple has introduced an optional wireless charging case that works with any Qi-compatible wireless charger.
Goodies At A Premium Price The 3a XL has a 6-inch full HD+OLED display in a polycarbonate unibody and the Pixel's signature dual-tone finish at the back.
One Man, Many Realities Prime Minister Narendra Modi is often deemed a polarising force, and authors deep-diving into his life and times, strategies and ideology, have painted him in many hues.
Block Snoopers And Hackers Restricting apps' access to your smartphone's built-in features such as camera and microphone will plug data breaches and bolster security.
When Dumb Tech Plays Boss Without adequate technology features, artificial intelligence cannot be depended upon to carry out work assessment, hiring or firing.
Why Gut Matters The summer heat can play havoc with your gut and upset the microbiome balance, but the right diet will keep you strong and healthy. India is home to 16% of the world's population, but has access to just 4% of the water resources.
A Scarcity-Pollution Tango In India Inefficiency and inequity in supply are two major reasons for the continuing stress.
'YouTube should be the platform for the next million channels' Even though as CEO Susan Wojcicki was on her maiden visit to India - YouTube's largest user base - she cut her teeth in the media industry as an intern with the India Today Group way back in 1991. "I used to live in Kalkaji (New Delhi) and travel to the India Today office in Connaught Place by bus," she fondly remembers. In fact, her first assignment as an intern was to write about the birth of e-mail. From there, Wojcicki went on to rent out her garage in the US to the Google founders and eventually became Google's first marketing manager in 1999. In conversation with Business Today's Rajeev Dubey and Ajita Shashidhar, Wojcicki talks about YouTube's ambition, its brush with regulators, fake news and her unflinching faith in YouTube's ad-supported business model. Edited excerpts:
Falling Short Corporate funds are flowing into the development sector after the Companies Act made CSR mandatory for profit-making companies. But there is a need to make such initiatives more effective.
Overwhelmed The insolvency ecosystem is plagued by inadequate number of benches and staff crunch, resulting in delays.
Hot Potatoes PepsiCo began the fight with potato farmers, but can the company end it?
Weighed Down More signs of an economic slowdown are emerging.
Time To Play The Rs 4,500 crore organised toy market in India urgently needs innovations if it is to grow. Reassess your risk-return objectives and review current portfolios to deal with market-linked risks.
Money Matters Managing your money can be tricky. Send your queries, and personal finance experts will help you resolve any issue. Despite their many merits, systematic investment plans could pose some risks in the short term. Desalination plants are expensive and environmentally risky, but emerging technologies and economies of scale can make them a sustainable solution.
Healthy Hydration Mineral-rich and alkaline water is slowly emerging as a niche space for seasoned water purifier players.
Swipe To Drink A handful of social enterprises are bridging the gap between people and potable water through water ATMs.
Ticking Water Bomb As India's water table falls, it's important to opt for conservation measures.
The Water Balance As water gets increasingly scarce, companies see their future closely aligned with being water neutral or better still, water positive. Kan Kunimura built the San Francisco-based CRM company's Japan business. The general nervousness is because of a chain of events that started with the first Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Systems debt default that took place in June last year.
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