Hero MotoCorp investing Rs5,000 crore to ramp up capacity
Hero MotoCorp, the country's largest two-wheeler manufacturer, plans to ramp up production over the next two-three years on the back of strong demand for its products
India to become $2-trillion economy this year: IMF
India is poised to become a $2-trillion economy this year, with its GDP crossing $3 trillion after five years in 2019, the IMF said in its latest World Economic Outlook
British innovator Dyson introduces humidifier using UV light to kill bugs
The inventor of the revolutionary blade-less fans and bag-less vaccum cleaners, Sir James Dyson, is back with a dehumdifier that kills germs with ultra-violet light
IBM to pay Globalfoundries $1.5 bn to take over its chip unit
IBM Corp will pay government of Abu Dhabi-owned contract-chipmaker Globalfoundries Inc $1.5 bn, to take over its loss-making semiconductor unit
BJP set to form government in Haryana and Maharashtra
While BJP is set to form own government in Haryana, in Maharashtra it would require the support of either the NCP or the Shiv Sena - the better alternative
Scientists invent 2-in-1 motor for electric cars
The innovative engine integrates the traditional electric motor with the air-con compressor, typically two separate units, which saves space, and allows the use of bigger batteries that increase the range of electric vehicles
 
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  Do we need banks for financial inclusion?
  Government must collaborate with new and existing players by way of technology, platform, product, distribution, points of presence, merchant base, delivery channel, brand, etc to plug the crucial last mile for direct benefit transfers, says Probir Roy and Dr Sumita Kale
  Mars One (and done?)
  MIT team independently assesses the technical feasibility of the proposed Mars One mission, involving sending four astronauts on a one-way trip to Mars, where they would spend the rest of their lives building the first permanent human settlement
  Sailing solo around the world in 151 days
  Abhilash Tomy, Commander, Indian Navy,  has become the first Indian to complete a solo unassisted circumnavigation around the globe in 151 days. He recounts his solo days on the sea in an interview with Swetha Amit
  Fast, cheap, and under control
  A new book, The Innovator's Hypothesis, argues that inexpensive, employee-driven business experiments can help drive innovation.
  Saffron divorce: war of the roses
  Maharashtra has queered the pitch for the BJP, and in a way even for Narendra Modi, with five-cornered contests that will result in legislators with wafer-thin majorities leading to an ideological vacuum, cautions senior journalist and political commentator Kumar Ketkar
  Importance of boardroom diversity, adaptability
  Corporate board members should embrace digital technology, harness risks and diversify their boards if they want to seize new opportunities and help the companies they serve succeed in the digital world, say corporate executives at the 12th annual Corporate Governance Conference held at University of Texas at Dallas' Naveen Jindal School of Management
  Research examines consumers' sense of "deservingness"
  Devoted customers have high expectations of special treatment, even in contexts where they shouldn't, finds a study by Rebecca Walker Reczek, associate professor of marketing at The Ohio State University's Fisher College of Business
  Corporates and the Parliament
  Discussing the synergies between the finance minister's Budget speech and the prime minister's Independence Day address, retired IAS officer Vivek Agnihotri, who was a former secretary to government of India, and secretary-general, Rajya Sabha, marvels at the speed of implementation of decisions by the new government
  A journey to Gifted
  Journalist and writer Sudha Menon and VR Ferose talk to Swetha Amit about  Gifted, their book on the inspiring achievements of differently-abled individuals who have overcome their challenges to stand out in their respective fields
  The CMO survey: social media spending high, but impact difficult to prove
  Chief marketing officers from top companies expect to spend more than ever on social media, but many remain unsure how to demonstrate its impact on their businesses, a new survey reveals
  Implication of a Yes vote on the UK's civil service
  A Yes vote would see the UK civil service face its biggest test since since the creation of the Irish Free State in 1922, says noted British social scientist, Professor Perri 6, (he changed his name from David Ashworth to Perri 6 in 1983) from School of Business and Management, Queen Mary University of London
  "Rules of the game was a tongue in cheek title": Dr Sumit Chowdhury
  Dr Sumit Chowdhury, president, Reliance JioInfocom, and author of the book Rules of the Game, and an avid marathon runner and a cyclist who has several runs and long distance cycling trips to his credit, a musician and an artist, talks to Swetha Amit about learning to manage ones career as a game
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