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By the power of wind, let there be light

In India the development of wind power began in the 1990s. Since then wind power generation has significantly increased in the past few years

Land bill is not one-stop solution

The Land Acquisition Bill, 2013, which replaced the century-old Land Acquisition Act, 1894, has a balanced share of proponents and the parties involved (industry and landowners / affected families) have

Distinguish between knowledge and skill

The past few deca-des have been a roller coaster ride for businesses/industries and higher education. From early 1980s till the end of the 20th century the world buzzed

Customer orientation needs human touch

In the mid-1990s, while researching drivers of corporate excellence, we found that successful organisations had a deep-rooted philosophical orientation towards what we termed as total customer orientation (TCO). It

Kerala farmers and their cash crops

One of the ways to understand the relationship between industry and agriculture is to look at cash crops. Quite often farmers are rendered destitute when prices of cash

The wrong assumptions about West Asia

The west’s understanding of West Asia has often been laden with misconceptions — this has especially been the case in the years following the Arab Spring.
Here are three assumptions

Why growth isn’t god in Indonesia

Joko Widodo’s rise from nowhere to Jakarta governor and then the presidential palace showed the wonders of Indonesia’s democracy. Now he wants to democratise the economy as well

Public good research in agriculture

Public good research in agriculture is designed to promote risk minimising agronomy and also the ease of adoption by small and marginal farmers. For example, public good research institutions

Is Germany the world’s favourite country?

Germany it appears is the most respected country in the world. According to the Nation Brands Index Germany deposed the hitherto reigning champion the US

Medical devices in our healthcare system

Given the increasing incidence of non-communicable diseases in India — they now account for over 50 per cent of all deaths — the country is realising that it must urgently

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