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Earth Overshoot Day: India a role model for global consumption

Earth Overshoot Day: India a role model for global consumption

August 22, 2020

Even though Earth Overshoot Day 2020 has been delayed by three weeks due to coronavirus pandemic, humanity is racing ahead to rapidly devour all global resources. If the whole world lived like Qatar, global resources for an entire year would be exhausted by February 11. For Luxem...

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Les véhicules électriques en Inde

Les véhicules électriques en Inde

October 1, 2019

Troisième plus grand marché automobile et troisième plus important consommateur d’énergie au monde, l’Inde doit impérativement passer aux véhicules électriques. Le gouvernement a reconnu l’urgence de la situation et a amorcé des initiatives, premières étapes sur u...

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Didier Michaud-Daniel

Didier Michaud-Daniel

May 31, 2018

Didier Michaud-Daniel, CEO, Bureau Veritas, spoke to Biz@India about the work they are doing and how they are maintaining quality for consumers around the world by keeping the environment in mind. How was Davos 2018 for you? What is the sense you are getting in terms of the situa...

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A sharp increase in salaries for government staff and pensioners in India

A sharp increase in salaries for government staff and pensioners in India

June 30, 2016

The Union Cabinet in India accepted the Seventh Pay Commission’s recommendations to increase salaries and pensions for 4.7 million employees and 5.3 million pensioners in the country, which could boost the Indian economy. Demand for housing, automobiles and consumer durables is...

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India-EU FTA: Moving or Standing still?

India-EU FTA: Moving or Standing still?

May 31, 2016

It seems both the sides have started talking to each other and communicating to each other on the process. Indications are coming that India is ready to work with the European Union (EU) to sort out “issues of concern’’ related to the proposed bilateral free trade agreement...

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Digital India

Digital India

May 25, 2016

  Keeping pace with the rest of the world, India has been moving to a digital economy fairly rapidly. However, there exists a ‘digital divide’ due to poor connectivity and other grey areas, which need to be addressed to leverage the digital economy. In response to some o...

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Increasing labour costs

Increasing labour costs

May 18, 2016

According to a study, the increasing labour costs in India will be a hindrance in India’s cost competitiveness that is forecasted to reduce from 44 pc to 30 pc by 2030. Growing labour costs will dent India’s cost competitiveness in manufacturing vis-à- vis Europe and is esti...

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Global consultant report

Global consultant report

April 30, 2016

Indian companies based in Britain are boosting the growth rates in the country with huge foreign direct investment and creating massive job opportunities. This finding comes from global consultant Grant Thornton UK. Some of the interesting findings from the ten page report points...

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Ecology and Paris agreement

Ecology and Paris agreement

April 20, 2016

India on Tuesday urged the developed world to declare its enhanced action plan for the second period of Kyoto Protocol, after the Paris Climate Change Agreement. Addressing a press conference on the eve of his departure for New York for the signing of Paris Climate Change Agreeme...

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Alternate car circulation

Alternate car circulation

January 6, 2016

Amidst the commencement of the odd-even rule, effective from January 1 till January 15, something in the air certainly changed as Delhiites whole heartedly accepted the government’s initiative to reduce pollution in the city. The city saw its people taking measures and putting ...

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Air Pollution

Air Pollution

December 28, 2015

Measures to check the menace of air pollution in Delhi by the executive and the judiciary has received both bouquets and brickbats. The truth is that air pollution is a clear and present danger and the time to act is now. Decimating the 15-year-old Congress party and neutralising...

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