India needs a minister of investment, not just finance

India needs a minister for investment. Whoever wins the May 23 election count, the next government must find somebody who will boldly open the doors to American and Japanese capital. Another statist intervention in a country that labors under an excess of bureaucracy might not look like much of a solution to anything. But for […]

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Heritage High: A film festival celebrates the culture of cities

THE excitement was palpable as students from 10 schools in and around the tricity got together at St Kabir Public School for the INTACH Filmit Film Festival 2019-20, to celebrate their own efforts in creating short films which showcase the heritage and culture of their city. The festival was organised by INTACH’S (Indian National Trust […]

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Artificial Intelligence To Drive Business Of OTT Players

Over-the-top aka OTT players have seen a glut in the last few years with 2018 being the inflection point where subscribers reached a meaningful mass thanks to higher speed connectivity and falling data prices in India. In fact, a recent study showed that India is the cheapest country for mobile data in the world and […]

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Tata’s investment in GMR signals business of airports is taking off

With air passenger growth rising year after year in India, the airports business should have attracted investors by the hordes. But on the contrary, investors have been fleeing. Shares of GMR Infrastructure Ltd and GVK Power and Infrastructure Ltd, who hold large stakes in Indian airports, have fallen 57% and 65%, respectively, in the past 10 years, compared […]

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The process of finding mental health care

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Mental health treatment and the resources that are available are topics of conversation again, after a woman killed her three girls and herself last month in Solon Township. Court documents have shown that Aubrianne Moore, 28, had been diagnosed with unspecified schizophrenia in September 2018, saying that she was a potential […]

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The Dept. Of Education’s Loan Default Unit Is In Disarray

Washington DC, USA Exterior facadeGETTY The U.S. Department of Education’s internal unit that handles defaulted federal student loans is in complete disarray. A chronic staffing shortage is causing borrowers and their advocates to experience unprecedented, hours-long wait times – sometimes ending in dropped calls. This means that hundreds of thousands of student loan borrowers may […]

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