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Cars with digital cockpits may soon become a reality

8. February 2018 - 21:01
Flying cars, in fact, routinely feature in sci-fi movies. Outside the realm of science fiction, too, quite a few companies are attempting this challenging engineering feat

Technology can make infrastructure safer

8. February 2018 - 20:37
Sensors monitoring track movements, or seismic shocks; GPS -enabled control of hydro-mechanical components of construction equipment —the instances are plenty

Hate speech and the role of social media

8. February 2018 - 20:36
To truly prevent incidents of hate speech online, there is a need for a massive campaign that sensitizes people towards media consumption and helps them differentiate between free speech and hate speech

Will LTCG+STT hollow out India’s equity markets?

8. February 2018 - 20:25
Trading in the mainland exchanges has become more taxing, the govt has brought exchanges situated in IFSCs on par with offshore centres

The price of a Rafale

8. February 2018 - 19:55
The story of the Rafale fighter jet deal is also the story of several ills in India’s defence procurement processes

Baba Ramdev reinvents the Hamdard model

8. February 2018 - 19:49
Unlike its predecessor Hamdard which got limited by its own heritage, Patanjali Ayurved plans to ride the Indianess wave and milk it for all its worth

Rent control needs retirement, not a comeback

8. February 2018 - 19:45
Serial experimentation with rent control policy has only led to the erosion of the government’s promise of economic justice

Social enterprise uses capitalism for uplift

8. February 2018 - 19:45
A self-sustaining social enterprise has the potential to address contextual problems and provide meaningful, continuous employment

Political messaging and the Union budget

8. February 2018 - 19:44
In the present situation, growth in output and employment can only come from a revival of domestic consumption and investment

Getting in on the private sector space race

8. February 2018 - 19:44
The Falcon Heavy launch shows the sector’s potential—but India will need to put the right regulatory frameworks in place

Masayoshi Son’s piggy bank raid shows insatiable desire for deals

8. February 2018 - 10:03
With SoftBank floating a 300-year time frame for development, Masayoshi Son can afford to gorge

Focus on the core

7. February 2018 - 21:16
With new technologies and innovations all around, success lies in knowing and building on your core strength.

MPC decides to be patient

7. February 2018 - 20:57
In the past, MPC has shown flexibility in changing its inflation forecasts as data comes in. I expect the pattern to repeat this time once the government announces MSP fixing sometime in Q1FY19

Will Reliance Industries push change the pecking order for Viacom18?

7. February 2018 - 20:19
With the 51% stake in Viacom18, Reliance Industries is now a serious contender in media and entertainment

Intergenerational equity, mining and Goa Foundation

7. February 2018 - 20:18
The principle of intergenerational equity assumes that natural resources are a commons in which the stake of future generations must be secured

Tone of policy less hawkish than feared

7. February 2018 - 20:16
If CPI inflation exceeds MPC’s forecast in a sustained manner, a rate hike toward the second half of 2018 may not be ruled out

MPC signals a prolonged pause but odds of a rate hike in 2018 increasing

7. February 2018 - 20:06
Going forward, the path of monetary policy would be dependent on how the actual inflation and GDP growth evolve. If the headline CPI inflation follows the guidance path, then a prolonged pause on policy rates will remain as the base case

Outrageous statements shouldn’t be taken lightly

7. February 2018 - 19:11
BJP MP Vinay Katiyar’s statement on Taj Mahal soon becoming Tej Mandir, however outlandish it might sound, cannot be taken lightly

What the IPL can learn from telecom

7. February 2018 - 19:09
The revised auction format would bring about greater efficiency in the process of determining the price of players, which would improve the quality of cricket

The making of subprime in sustainability

7. February 2018 - 19:09
There is a material possibility that investee companies considered prime in the ESG (environmental, social and governance) rankings by asset managers may in fact be subprime

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