2020

Non-cooperation movement

Non-cooperation movement

February 2, 2020

The year 2020 marks 100 years of the non-cooperation movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi as part of the Indian independence movement. A 100 years on, Indians are beginning to rediscover that even though we have stepped into a new century, the troubles we face stay the same, and s...

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Major cities to run out of ground water by 2020, says NITI Aayog report

Major cities to run out of ground water by 2020, says NITI Aayog report

June 25, 2018

Major cities, including Delhi, Bangalore, and Hyderabad, are expected to reach zero groundwater levels by 2020, affecting millions. The Niti Aayog report says that the water scarcity will lead to an eventual 6 pc loss in India’s GDP. India is placed at 120th among 122 countries...

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Ozer Guler

Ozer Guler

October 31, 2017

With the number of Indian travellers consistently growing, Turkish Airlines hopes to develop its operations further to tap the potential market. Ozer Guler, general manager of Turkish Airlines (north and east India) talks about the success of the airlines in India. Since Turkish ...

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Digital payments industry in India to be worth USD 500 bn by 2020

Digital payments industry in India to be worth USD 500 bn by 2020

February 24, 2017

The digital payments industry in India is set to reach USD 500 billion by 2020, with over 50 pc of internet users in the country using digital modes of transaction.

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World Cancer Day 2017: A report

World Cancer Day 2017: A report

February 4, 2017

Notwithstanding precautionary measures and awareness drives, cancer is spreading widely, killing approximately 8.8 million people annually worldwide. And thus, the focus this year is on early diagnosis.

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India perks up e-visa policy to allure global travellers

India perks up e-visa policy to allure global travellers

December 2, 2016

Looking to advance medical tourism and allure more business travellers, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday extended the scope of e-tourist visa to incorporate purposes such as short-term medical trips, business excursions and meetings.

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Internet users expected to double by 2020, mostly from rural India

Internet users expected to double by 2020, mostly from rural India

August 22, 2016

According to "The Future of Internet in India”, the report compiled by Indian body The National Association of Software & Services Companies (Nasscom) and American internet solutions company Akamai Technologies, the number of internet users in India are expected to double b...

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Internet users base grew at 40% in India in 2015

Internet users base grew at 40% in India in 2015

June 3, 2016

Internet users in India reached to 277 million, making it the only country in 2015 with a growth rate of 40%. India became the world’s second largest country in terms of Internet users, ahead of US and behind China, even if retail online sales have been much less dynamic recent...

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