Friday, 7 October, 2022

Topic: domestic

India’s ‘big domestic market’ is a big lie. Look beyond—see what China, Japan have done

Myth of India’s market size is particularly damaging because we base our growth strategy on a fundamentally incorrect assumption. It needs to change.

How dogs became our best friends — new study on diet of Ice Age humans, wolves has an answer

Research proposes new theory on domestication of dogs based on evidence that indicates Ice Age hunter-gatherers shared leftover meat with the canine's ancestors, wolves.

Why Modi govt’s FTA policy for India must turn to ‘natural allies’ US, UK and Europe now

Share of Indian export to Asian countries has dropped in the past decade despite forging major free trade alliances but it has gone up in traditional markets like US and Europe.

Domestic buying cushions India from the rising international trade war rhetoric

Domestic funds have bought a net $4.5 billion of Indian shares since the end of March. With rupee sliding in value, the stock market...

On Camera


Ukrainian service members look for and collect unexploded shells after a fighting with Russian raiding group in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv | Repreentational image | Flickr

Ukraine has world’s attention but look around, 2 new flashpoints emerging for US-Russia clash

The Caucasus might witness further militarisation by Russia to hold on to its weaning influence, thereby raising stakes in the already tense environment.
Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.