In a massive catastrophe caused by a tsunami that hit Japans Eastern coast, more than a thousand people were killed and boats, cars and homes were swept away. The tsunami was triggered by the largest earthquake recorded till date.
The Wall Street Journal and India Knowledge@Wharton present a special report on Multinational Corporations and Rural India.
The failure of GSAT-5p, when GSLV F06 disintegrated within minutes of launch and fell into the Bay of Bengal, has caused alarms in the Indian Space research fraternity. The failed rocket puts a doubt on India's ability to put satellites in the geostationary orbit. It also does cast a doubt on the dreams of sending a manned space mission.
The Prices of vegetables like Onion, Potato, etc has seen more than 20% upsurge in the recent weeks and it seems the trend will continue in the near term. Coupled with the increase in prices of petrol and diesel, this rise in the vegetable prices has increased the budget problems of the Indian household
Though the Government sees education as a not-for-profit sector, some have found ways to mine the gold. But is this morally right?
Capitalism has not raised the economic condition of all. Instead it has contributed to greater unhappiness. What is the solution?
The foreclosure crisis may trigger another round of banks going under in the US
Can microfinancing, a social enterprise, be a profitable company driven by investors
India has far more managers and C-level professionals at the international level. But china might not stay behind for long
Citibank faces a tough court challenge as client alleges Citibank misled them on valuation of EMI the music company
Europe is rejecting Keynes theories as continued government efforts to prime the economy lead to growing deficits, while the economy remains lukewarm at best.
The real estate bubble fueled by the Chinese government's efforts to create a large middle class may burst any day
Colleges are turning to online education for developing high end skills for tomorrow's job market
The unemployment numbers rise as the demand for workers slows down before the elections and the holiday season
America's dominance of the world economy lessens with the recession