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0, Net Neutrality: 1

forbes.com — The Indian telecom regulator dealt a blow on Monday to Facebook Inc.'s controversial Free Basics online access plan by banning Internet service providers from offering customers preferential tariffs to access specific content, upholding the norms of net neutrality. Net neutrality says that all Web traffic should be treated equally and technology companies [...]

It's Better, But It's Still Bad

forbes.com — Finally, some good news. According to a new report by global corruption watchdog Transparency International, although corruption is still rife globally, more countries improved their scores in the 2015 edition of Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index than declined. The index covers perceptions of public sector corruption in 168 countries.

Who Does Most Harm To Global Innovation? India, China And Thailand

forbes.com — Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom have done the most for global innovation on a per-capita basis while India, Indonesia, and Argentina have done the least, according to a new report by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a Washington, D.C. think-tank that focuses on a range of issues at the intersection [...]
Jan 28, 2016

RT @Adams_Nager: Thank you .@mbahree for the profile of "Contributors & Detractors" in @Forbes today! forbes.com/sites/meghabah… @ITIF #Contri…

Apple Eyes Launching Stores In India

forbes.com — Apple Inc. may finally take note of the world's second largest telecom market--India. The company, which has for years ignored India and which currently sells its products here via a franchise network, is planning to launch its own stores in the country. Apple India has filed with the Indian government an application [...]

The World's Richest 1% Just Got A Lot Richer, While Everyone Else Didn't

forbes.com — The gap between the rich and the poor has widened to the extent that the richest 1% have more wealth than the rest of the world combined, according to a new report by anti-poverty charity, Oxfam. Per Oxfam's math: In 2015, just 62 individuals had the same wealth as 3.6 billion people [...]
Jan 19, 2016

The World's Richest 1% Just Got A Lot Richer, While Everyone Else Didn't via @forbes forbes.com/sites/meghabah…

What Did Delhi's Odd-Even Scheme Achieve? Not Much

forbes.com — Delhi government's odd-even scheme in the first two weeks of January had one purpose--to reduce emissions and pollution. Under the plan, cars with odd-numbered license plates could be driven on odd dates and even-numbered ones on even dates. The idea was to halve (or at least substantially reduce) the number of [...]
Jan 18, 2016

RT @GhoshArunabha: What Did Delhi's Odd-Even Scheme Achieve? Not Much (Yet) via @forbes @mbahree, I wldn't dismiss it; 2 weeks 2 short forbes.com/sites/meghabah…

Creation of market the first step in Make in India: GE and Alstom

livemint.com — Need a high degree of localization to succeed, say GE South Asia CEO and Alstom India MD In a big push for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Make in India" initiative, Indian Railways on Monday awarded contracts to General Electric Co.

Business Lounge with Neeraj Aggarwal

livemint.com — The new managing director of The Boston Consulting Group, India, on investing in a publishing start-up and decoding technology for young consumers You could call Neeraj Aggarwal, the new managing director of The Boston Consulting Group, India, a problem solver. Or you could call him a destroyer.
Oct 09, 2015

My latest: BCG India's new top boss Neeraj Aggarwal on investing in Juggernaut, change and solving India's problems livemint.com/Leisure/ZzA2d8…

Making reforms independent of political system is hard: Richard I. Lesser

livemint.com — President and chief executive of Boston Consulting Group talks about reforms in a challenging political system, India's desire to become a manufacturing powerhouse and sectors that could attract investments New Delhi: For Richard I. Lesser, president and chief executive of Boston Consulting Group, an October visit to India has been routine for the past four years.
Oct 06, 2015

Making reforms independent of political system is hard: Richard I. Lesser livemint.com/Politics/VTdig…

Oct 06, 2015

Making reforms independent of political system is hard: Richard I. Lesser livemint.com/Politics/VTdig… @BCG

India needs to rethink how it skills its workers: Dominic Barton

livemint.com — Dominic Barton, global managing director of McKinsey and Co., in town with the firm's newly elected senior partners, spoke on India's role in the global practice, the challenges for the consultancy firm and what he hopes to see from the government. Edited excerpts from an interview: What is the role of McKinsey India in the global practice?
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Feb 09, 2016

New Hampshire Primary: Donald Trump Wins on G.O.P. Side; Bernie Sanders Tops Hillary Clinton, via @nytimes nytimes.com/?smprod=nytcor…

Feb 09, 2016

RT @saurabhbhbhbh: Another good evidence-based piece on the impact of NREGA - Half Full, Half Empty: 10 Years of NREGA indiaspend.com/cover-story/ha…

Feb 08, 2016

RT @Aparna: Hats off to @kiranshaw for doing the absolute right thing. And shame on the GC for not! #TERI twitter.com/raghavohri0/st…

Feb 08, 2016

No end to ignorance: Sikh Actor & Wes Anderson Favorite Barred From NYC-Bound Flight : Gothamist gothamist.com/2016/02/08/sik…

Feb 08, 2016

RT @ndtv: David Headley names ISI in Mumbai court in connection with 26/11 attack

Feb 08, 2016

RT @EllenBarryNYT: Jaguar Land Rover exec claims exhaust emitted by luxury vehicles in Delhi is cleaner than "the air they suck in." ecoti.in/ZQleFa

Feb 08, 2016

RT @ndtv: David Headley names Pakistan terrorist Hafiz Saeed in Mumbai court for 26/11 attack


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