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    A Sovereign Guarantee For Jobseekers

    The jobs situation in the country is grim. If the Modi government needed a reminder, India’s youth has given it in the form of Agniveer-related protests. Modi’s advisors want him to emulate the much-criticised MGNREGA scheme in urban areas along with universal basic income, an idea that Rahul Gandhi proposed in 2019. Can a job guarantee scheme hit the bull’s eye in towns and cities?

    Kamalika Ghosh - July 01, 2022
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    India’s Maharatnas On ESG Path

    A sound environment, social and governance performance of public sector undertakings is not only necessary for business reasons but also for India to achieve its national climate targets

    Rajiv Tikoo - July 01, 2022
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    Fintechs On A Lending Cart

    Realising the need for digital lending, legacy banks are collaborating with fintech companies, which are considered more nimble and less averse to risk-taking. But can it benefit fintechs, which seem to have hit the wall in the form of a seemingly less-than-credible business model?

    Kamalika Ghosh - July 01, 2022
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    Waiting For Green Transition

    While climate technologies are in place to help India achieve its 2030 decarbonisation targets, the country needs to invest in innovation and create green infrastructure to stay ahead

    Rajiv Tikoo - July 01, 2022
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    iPod’s Swansong

    The meteoric rise and the silent demise of the iconic iPod has left us asking one question—is it the end of the road for digital music players?

    Erick Massey - June 01, 2022
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    ‘I Don’t Know What Metaverse Stands For’

    In a crisp conversation with Outlook Business, Zoho Corp CEO Sridhar Vembu talks about Zoho University, his company’s open door policy, plans to uplift Bharat through rural centres and why he is elusive to metaverse

    Pallavi Chakravorty - June 01, 2022
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    The Degree Of Talent

    In the face of a tech talent crunch, India’s IT sector is staring at a tussle between talent and formal educational qualification. Who will win this round?  

    Sneha Kanchan - May 01, 2022
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    ‘To Be An Authentic Leader, You Have To Embrace Who You Are’

    Pune-born Laxman Narasimhan’s journey to become the CEO of multinational Reckitt is filled with life lessons. With Outlook Business, for the first time, he opens up about his childhood, the hustle and the struggles after he lost his father at 22

    Suchetana Ray - May 01, 2022
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    A Lankan Build-Up In India

    As Sri Lanka grapples with an economic crisis owing to botched economic policies and unmanageable debt, alarm bells are going off in some states in India

    Kamalika Ghosh - May 01, 2022
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    She-Movers Of India

    Women taking up roles in unconventional spaces are not only breaking gender misconceptions but also bringing a new perspective to the workplace, especially in infrastructure projects of national importance

    Shailaja Tripathi - May 01, 2022
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    WTO Fights For Survival

    The rise in the number of regional trade treaties and bilateral FTAs recently has left a question ark over the role and future of World Trade Organization 

    Neeraj Thakur - May 01, 2022
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    Death Of A Salesman: An FMCG Tragedy In Two Acts

    How Udaan and other modern B2B players are overhauling Indian retail with technology, innovation and predatory discounts, pushing the traditional distributor out of business

    Kamalika Ghosh - April 01, 2022