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There is nothing to celebrate on this World Tourism Day 2020: Jurgen Bailom, CEO Jalesh Cruises

There is nothing to celebrate on this World Tourism Day 2020: Jurgen Bailom, CEO Jalesh Cruises

September 27, 2020

As we are celebrating world tourism day, how seriously is the tourism industry in India threatened by the pandemic and do you see a meaningful revival in foreseeable future? On the occasion of World Tourism Day 2020, the travel and tourism industry knows that there is nothing to ...

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Why India should not rush into a free trade deal with UK or EU

Why India should not rush into a free trade deal with UK or EU

September 15, 2020

Last week the UK and Japan announced that they had reached a bilateral free trade agreement that would govern their trade ties from the year 2020 when the UK completed its exit from the European Union and hence also exited the ambit of the EU-Japan trade pact. Both the countries ...

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Carbon trading and climate change

Carbon trading and climate change

February 8, 2020

After two decades of a total failure, carbon trading was one of the biggest stumbling blocks at the climate change summit in December. It remains a bad idea that needs to be dropped.

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EU migrant crisis

EU migrant crisis

August 19, 2019

Italy’s nationalist leader faces sharp criticism from EU partners over blockade of migrant boats off Italy.

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Suresh Prabhu

Suresh Prabhu

May 31, 2018

From integrating India with the global economy, to developing trade relationships with countries, the Ministry of Commerce & Industry is making sure that every aspect of the sector is managed to its full capacity. Suresh Prabhu talks to Biz@India about the Indian economy, bil...

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Alejandro Ramirez

Alejandro Ramirez

May 31, 2018

With over 5,300 screens across 14 countries, the Mexican chain of movie theatres, Cinépolis, is focussed on strengthening business and entering new markets. Alejandro Ramirez, CEO, Cinépolis, talks to Biz@India about expansion plans, the digital disruption, and more. How does t...

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India – Europe business outlook

India – Europe business outlook

October 5, 2017

While mixed expression of India's positive economic growth against the momentary holdup post demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST) attract global eyeballs, the trade figures with Europe, one of the most organised markets in the world depicts growth despite challenges. W...

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Right to privacy in a modern democracy

Right to privacy in a modern democracy

August 25, 2017

The Supreme Court ruling on privacy settles the debate in India on this crucial issue, at least for now. But how does India compare to other democracies in protecting the privacy of its citizens?

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French Presidential Elections

French Presidential Elections

April 23, 2017

As the French prepare to cast their votes on Sunday, a bit of fear and a great deal of uncertainty could play a big role in their choice of the candidate, from a field of 11 aspirants. This could benefit the far right leader Marine Le Pen.

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Social media consumer laws beg careful investigation

Social media consumer laws beg careful investigation

March 20, 2017

Social media once again comes under the spotlight as issues pertaining to consumer laws are often seen violated; the European Union allows a month to fix the while India still figuring out cyber laws that best fits the country.

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India participates in the Asian Parliamentary Assembly in Pakistan

India participates in the Asian Parliamentary Assembly in Pakistan

March 17, 2017

As 70 parliamentary members from 23 countries meet in Islamabad, discussing the odds of forming an EU-like co-operational structure, the strategic presence of the Indian delegation just ahead of the meeting of the Indus Water commissioners is speculated to be an interesting chapt...

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Ozone pollution causing maximum deaths in India

Ozone pollution causing maximum deaths in India

February 18, 2017

Issues concerning death caused by air pollution made a steep and significant jump with a new report suggesting India to have the maximum deaths caused by ozone pollution. The new statistics are rather alarming.

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