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Takehiko Nakao

Takehiko Nakao

May 31, 2018

Takehiko Nakao, president, Asian Development Bank (ADB) talks to Biz@India about the institution’s new initiatives across Asia and how it is working with micro finances and other schemes. How does ADB see the global economic situation? ADB has a strong point of view about 2017,...

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AAI’s Hidden Tool:Marketing

AAI’s Hidden Tool:Marketing

October 31, 2017

Privatisation of airports has led to airport authorities all over the word stepping up their game when it comes to marketing, and Airports Authority of India (AAI) is no exception as they have been taking progressive steps in this department. In 1987 when the United Kingdom sold ...

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NGO series: Aasra – Suicide prevention

NGO series: Aasra – Suicide prevention

February 7, 2017

As close to 800,000 people in the world resort to suicide every year, there is an apparent need for psychological and social support. And, at the time when people want to stay at a safe distance from suicidal people, Aasra is just a phone call away!

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In an era of economic growth, women remain worse off

In an era of economic growth, women remain worse off

January 20, 2017

According to a recent report named ‘An economy for the 99 percent’ by Oxfam, an international confederation of charitable organisations focused on the alleviation of global poverty, the gap between rich and poor is far greater than had been feared. The report shows how our br...

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Stories of mixed identity and search for roots

Stories of mixed identity and search for roots

December 30, 2016

The new generation Indian diaspora is a mixed clan. While some are well-versed with Indian traditions and cultures, the others have never even visited India. Some are proud of their mixed identity,while it is awkward for others. However, the Indian government is leaving no stone ...

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India-Indonesia talks emphasise on fight against terror

India-Indonesia talks emphasise on fight against terror

December 13, 2016

The meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Indonesian President Joko Widodo gave importance to defence and security ties among other aspects in a bid to fight terrorism.

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Indian vegetable market slows down

Indian vegetable market slows down

December 3, 2016

Post demonetisation of currency bills of INR 500 and INR 1,000 in India, the country is already in a state of turmoil and the situation has changed for the worse as the vegetable wholesale and retail market is now witnessing a monumental economic crisis.

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India hosted Indonesia Exposé 2016

India hosted Indonesia Exposé 2016

October 10, 2016

Indonesia Exposé Day 2016 was a three day flagship event organised with the aim to showcase Indonesia’s potential in trade, industry, tourism, and services sectors, and to attract investment and tourism from India.

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Myanmar President Htin Kyaw’s first State visit to India

Myanmar President Htin Kyaw’s first State visit to India

August 30, 2016

Myanmar President Htin Kyaw’s four-day visit to India can propel the bilateral strategic, political, economic and cultural ties to a new high, coming as it does, at the start of a crucial transition of Myanmar towards democracy after decades of military rule. Leaders of both t...

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Indians in Saudi Arabia fall victims to drop in oil prices

Indians in Saudi Arabia fall victims to drop in oil prices

August 3, 2016

Thousands of jobless Indians are grounded in Saudi Arabia after losing their jobs to the fall in oil prices that hit the Gulf region and its economic activities this year. The Indian government is working to evacuate its people who are being denied both their pays and passports b...

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India proposes to host G20 summit ahead of schedule

India proposes to host G20 summit ahead of schedule

July 18, 2016

India’s turn to host the G20 summit is scheduled for 2019 but the country is now proposing to take up the presidency of the meet in 2018 as it would be having its general election polls in 2019.

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Air pollution the root cause of 1.6 million yearly premature deaths in India

Air pollution the root cause of 1.6 million yearly premature deaths in India

June 28, 2016

A recent International Energy Agency (IEA) report on energy and air pollution, ‘World energy outlook’ (WEO), estimated that air pollution causes 6.5 million premature deaths across the world in a year, with India alone being the contributor of 1.6 million premature deaths, al...

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