Cyber Crimes, The gravest Threat to banking safety
Apr07

Cyber Crimes, The gravest Threat to banking safety

The latest news of hackers successfully hacking US$100 million from the Bangladesh central bank’s account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has sent shock waves across the whole banking industry questioning the very credibility and safety of even the corporate and national accounts. This calls for added and advanced vigil and putting in place more perfect security systems. In one of the most shocking cyber crimes in the banking...

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Indian Healthcare Industry on Fast Growth
Mar09

Indian Healthcare Industry on Fast Growth

Good times ahead for healthcare consultants in every sphere, be it new projects or existing.  As per various studies including a report by IDFC, and Mc Kinsey, Indian Healthcare industry will be worth $200 billion in the next five years. Growing population, increasing affordability, comparative cheaper treatment costs as opposed to the west and medical tourism thereof, increased health insurance penetration and government opening up...

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How safe and easy is doing business in India?
Feb08

How safe and easy is doing business in India?

Doing Business in India has in the recent past got the dubious distinction of “not safe and easy’. But things are fast changing for the better. The only challenge is to sustain this postiive trend. This needs a sea change in the government policies and the mindset of the bureaucracy. There are also a growing number of safe investment options for Indian citizens It is good news that India improved its position from last year’s...

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PAN Mandatory for Transactions above Rs 2 lakh
Jan02

PAN Mandatory for Transactions above Rs 2 lakh

In a bid to curtail domestic black money flow, the finance ministry announced mandatory furnishing of permanent account number (PAN) for all transactions above Rs 2 lakh through all payment modes with effect from January 1, 2016. This is a relaxation from a proposal to make PAN mandatory for sale and purchase of items above Rs 1 lakh. Accepting the recommendations of the special investigation team on black money, finance minister Arun...

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Delhi to Restrict Diesel Vehicles
Jan02

Delhi to Restrict Diesel Vehicles

Delhi administration has outlined its plans to restrict the number of vehicles on its roads at the beginning of January, as the world’s most polluted capital attempts to clean up its toxic air. The decision of the Supreme Court to ban the registration of diesel-run private cars of the capacity of 2000 CC and above and SUVs helped the government to proceed with their green initiative. The government announced last week it will restrict...

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Robotic Threat
Dec07

Robotic Threat

One day, not too far from now, we’re going to experience the greatest unemployment crisis in human history, if the manner in which R & D of artificial intelligence is progressing is any indication. The fact is that this is no more a subject of sheer academic discussion but a ground reality that is fast taking shape. The crucial question is how prepared is the humanity to face this eventuality. Whether we like it not, accept it or...

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