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The food economy: A Catch-22 for policymakers

News from India - 8. July 2018 - 15:33
The best way to double the real incomes of Indian farmers would be to halve their numbers through job creation in other parts of the economy

Corporate governance lessons from IDBI-LIC deal and ICICI Bank

News from India - 8. July 2018 - 14:20
Too much familiarity breeds multiple evils, especially of the corporate governance type

Decoding the football world cup through data analytics

News from India - 8. July 2018 - 13:58
The maximum degree of Magnus force possible for different players against a free-kick wall can help improve the odds of the right prediction and may indeed impact team composition and style against specific opponents

In search of Leonard Cohen’s moonlight

News from India - 6. July 2018 - 17:57
Cohen’s description of his time in Hydra is evidently influenced by his Zen Buddhist leanings

Mukesh Ambani is ready for his triple play close-up

News from India - 6. July 2018 - 14:37
Carriage, content and commerce – it’s all falling into place

Dine in style at Tiffany’s Blue Box Café

News from India - 6. July 2018 - 13:44
Having a meal at the New York cafe leaves visitors immersed in the Tiffany brand experience. It’s the closest you might get to feeling like Holly Golightly

Modern jazz’s majestic new star moves heaven and earth

News from India - 6. July 2018 - 12:31
On his new album, Kamasi Washington further affirms that he can reach deep into the rich legacy of the genre and yet also inject his music with his own creative imagination

Emergency bakes: Cakes for the time-pressed

News from India - 6. July 2018 - 12:30
How to whip up quick, delicious bakes when you’re short on time and ingredients

Nipples, rejection and gift-wrapped Huggies

News from India - 6. July 2018 - 12:19
Learning from your child how to take life a little easier, and the hidden biological function of the male nipple

The business of reputation

News from India - 6. July 2018 - 11:27
The reputational aspect of the reference-check process has taken on increasing importance, particularly with the proliferation of social media and increasing shareholder and public activism

Stronger cities for the future: a new set of International Standards just out

News from ISO - 6. July 2018 - 9:06
The populations of most world cities are growing fast, and with it come challenges and opportunities for keeping citizens safe and well. New International Standards for measuring and improving the performance...

Bringing up boys for women’s safety

News from India - 6. July 2018 - 7:14
In spite of statements by PM Modi urging parents not to differentiate between their sons and daughters, there is little doubt that India has become a very dangerous place for women

Raja Deen Dayal, India’s ‘bold warrior of photography’

News from India - 6. July 2018 - 7:03
There are dozens of studios still thriving in Hyderabad, all of them claiming for themselves the legacy of Raja Deen Dayal, who first brought a ‘native’ touch to photography in India

Fashion brands must go beyond just the looks

News from India - 5. July 2018 - 19:54
Consequences of cheap, fast fashion are even more dire when we look at the supply chain

Penalty kicks and behavioural economics

News from India - 5. July 2018 - 17:23
Penalty-kick takers and goalkeepers rarely use the strategy that gives them both the highest chance of success

A moral panic about video-game addiction

News from India - 5. July 2018 - 17:22
The real issue is the sociocultural effects of technological change—and it requires a nuanced approach

When there is too much Indian history to remember

News from India - 5. July 2018 - 17:11
Discrete regional and cultural histories are invaluable and equally inevitable in such a large country

Trump’s exit from WTO would fulfil Xi’s ‘China dream’

News from India - 5. July 2018 - 16:42
If Donald Trump has been consistent about anything, it’s keeping his most ill-informed campaign promises

The growth and inflation prospects for the current year

News from India - 5. July 2018 - 16:28
It seems possible that growth in the current year could clock in at 7.4%, with headline inflation below the 6% upper bound of the inflation target but most likely not below 5%

Taking action on global food safety in the latest ISOfocus

News from ISO - 5. July 2018 - 10:02
Why do food safety outbreaks continue to happen? We live in a global food economy and most people purchase and consume foods produced thousands of miles away that are often packaged in bulk to simplify...


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