Where are the culture startups in India?
Despite a lot of noise about heritage and culture, India is failing to build world-class research or an ecosystem for cutting-edge start-ups. Here are examples to learn from.
2019: A crucial year for India’s green power targets
India has made significant progress towards achieving its goal of 175GW of renewable capacity by 2022. It should ensure the momentum is maintained.
The year, however, will bring in a lot of opportunities as the industry is expected to grow around 10%.
During this period, India will also lift nearly 25 million households out of poverty.
Virat Kohli is India’s most valued celebrity brand
India’s top 20 celebrities have a cumulative brand value of $877 million and Deepika Padukone’s brand value is highest among Bollywood stars, says report.
Fewer Indians applying to U.S. B-schools: GMAC
GMAC, which conducts GMAT, says it saw 18.6% drop in applications from India to U.S. business schools over a year.
‘Manufacturers expect faster growth rate’
Key factors driving this confidence include strong public sector<b>-</b>driven infrastructure development, easing out of business and regulatory processes, and opening up of FDI in several sectors.
‘Farm loan waivers are not a sustainable solution’
The Niti Aayog CEO recommends an Amul-like cooperative model to manage the agrarian crisis.
ALTBalaji: Building a business for the future
Balalji Telefilms group CEO Sunil Lulla believes the scope for growth in the OTT space is immense.
Essar Group repays over 80% of its debt
The group has repaid more than ₹1,37,000 crore of loans to global and Indian lenders. Its only continuing lender is now Russia’s VTB Group.