Cricket’s fanbase across the world is estimated to be around 1 billion people, and guess what? People of the Indian subcontinent account for almost 90% of that population. So, that’s the amount of love for cricket amongst the people in India! And this is something that the Board Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has […]Read More Inside IPL: Cricket and Business
Objective of AI- The essential goal of AI (additionally called heuristic programming, machine insight, or the re-enactment of intellectual conduct) is to empower PCs to perform such savvy assignments as dynamic, critical thinking, discernment, understanding human correspondence (in any language, and decipher among them), and so forth. Confirmation of this goal is the visually impaired […]Read More AI and Humans- Stronger Together
During the times of 1970’s, an entrepreneur named Fredrick Smith, having a graduate degree from Yale University and having a budding experience from Marine Corp. started a package delivery system based on the business model that he had presented for his paper in University. FedEx (Federal Express) Corporation, placing itself among the top companies we […]Read More FedEx outbound from Bankruptcy
Our country is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Industrial segments like the automobile sector, textile sector, and agriculture have grown since the nation’s independence. The support and conviction after independence received from government and welfare schemes had given a boost to these segments for steady and progressive growth. Among these, the […]Read More Future of electric automobiles
INTRODUCTION In the fictional world of books and movies, some of us may be fascinated by serial killers. The mystery keeps us hooked. Ironically when we talk about this happening in reality, it scares us to death. Serial killers and their crimes sometimes seem far-fetched, but they are all too close to reality. The origin […]Read More INSIDE THE MIND OF SERIAL KILLERS
Indians were deprived of their basic rights during the reign of the British and remained as their slaves for many centuries! Finally, 1947 marked a new beginning where a democratic India surfaced. India: An emerging superpower. A rich country, having sustained all the powerful invasions for its precious nature and resources and termed as a […]Read More The True Meaning of Independence
When the British declared India as ‘Independent’ in 1947, there were multiple reasons for them to quit India. Besides Gandhiji’s Satyagraha and other anti-British movements by various freedom fighters; another reason why the British left India was that after draining out, a staggering worth of US $45 trillion! (value as of 2019) from this previously […]Read More Draining India and The gifts of Oppression
Things take on different meanings depending on who is looking, where they are looking, and in what context they are subjecting the situation to. Humans, according to Russian philosopher Mikhail Bakhtin, are both “the witness and the judge,” meaning that we see and judge. And it is because of this witnessing and judgement that different people have various perceptions depending on their diverse experiences. As I look back at my childhood, I recall a very disturbing incident where a friend of mine was killed by her father just because he feared she would be killed or raped or kidnapped on their way to the border […]Read More The tale of Indian Women
India has come a long way since Independence, leaving behind a series of landmarks that define its journey from the agony of Partition to a strong, powerful, and developing nation. Despite the popular opinion, the key to this tryst with freedom has been entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurs and businessmen alike are frequently thought of as national assets to […]Read More Luminaries that freed a Nation
India will be celebrating its 75th year of independence on 15th of August, 2021. While we all are filled with a sense of pride and patriotism for our motherland, let us take a moment to analyse the impact that the Britishers had on India. Back in the 17th century, little did our countrymen know that […]Read More Scars of Partition
‘In a gentle way you can shake the world’ said Mahatma Gandhi. The man did manage to shake the world with India’s Independence. Seventy five years ago around this time, our country officials were planning major social, cultural and economic changes for a free and a better India. Have you ever wondered what the economy […]Read More Indian Economy over the years
Words, as I have been told, have the ability to resolve conflict and at the same time engrave wounds so deep that a person may never heal. The intricate arrangement of these letters which eventually form words and later, a sentence has always fascinated me. The power of these sentences which end up conveying things […]Read More Words of Revolution
While humans and nature have been tied into a constant battle for decades, human activities have been showing signs of triumph as nature nears its defeat. This is evident from numerous garbage patches that are located in the oceanic bodies of the world. As of now, there are a total of 5 garbage patches, one […]Read More Garbage patches
The Arctic ocean is gaining prominence in current geopolitics. While many of you would assume it’s because of climate change, you are not wrong! But what you might be unaware of is that this region is steadily becoming an important turf for the world superpowers. The effects of global warming are increasingly evident in this […]Read More Power, Greed and the Arctic
According to the Oxford dictionary, the word freedom means ‘The power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants.’ The articles 19, 20, 21A and 22 of the constitution of India contain the provisions of the right to freedom. As per article 19, the following six freedoms are guaranteed to every person in […]Read More Is FREEDOM A MYTH?
Happiness is an abstract notion that nobody has come close to define in its literal form. Some say happiness is a fleeting moment of glee, where you help a dog out of a wired trap and set it free, free from agony. While some say happiness is a prolonged state of contentment when you have […]Read More Happiness paradigm
Your life is as good as your mindset and the way you adapt your mindset profoundly affects the way you lead your life. It is a vital factor which influences your success, or your eminence in life. The truth is that mindset has everything to do with perspective. Our foundational beliefs, attitudes and biases naturally […]Read More The Bizarre Truth About Mindsets
Over the past few centuries, the world has seen many revolutions. Those which totally changed the way people used to live; those which gave might and grandeur to some countries, and at the same time took that away from others. The Emergence of new economic superpowers is linked to such revolutions. Back in the 1700s, […]Read More Economic Superpowers : The Next Era
Content Warning: The following article discusses instances of body shaming, sexual harrasment, pornography, objectification of people along with racism and transphobia. Fashion is the facet of life that adjures high scrutiny because, for many people, their self-esteem and confidence have a lot to do with how they seem to materialize. Fashion is an aesthetic expression […]Read More Victoria’s Secret is Out in the Open
Blues- The music that causes the revelation of emotions when sung and played makes you feel every note you hear. It wasn’t formed or discovered overnight. Dejection, suppression, and frustration gave birth to a genre that has lasted until this day and will not fade away anytime soon. If it weren’t for the Blues, the […]Read More Story of the Root Genre- Slaves to Superstars.
This is an interesting time in world politics – the USA wants to hold onto its position as a superpower while on the flipside China, a country whose meteoric rise in the 21st century makes it a worthy contender for the position of superpower. Both countries are gathering allies to become a dominant force in […]Read More What’s Next in Indian Diplomacy
In this age of social media influencers and the subtlety of stealth marketing, it can become difficult to check the legitimacy of a company signaling its support towards any movement. Who knows whether they are really embracing the campaign or just trying to keep a tight stranglehold on their market-leading position? Consumers in the 21st […]Read More Pride for sale!
With the uncertainties around us, another mystery that is yet to be decoded is that of the popular group ‘Anonymous.’ Anonymous is a decentralized internet hacktivist group known as the unknown face behind many of the world’s major cyber attacks on institutions of power. From governments to their agencies, corporations, and even the Church of […]Read More Fact-Checking Threats by ‘Anonymous’ to Elon Musk
Breaking News! Bitcoin plunged to $30,000 levels! Crypto investors lost a whopping $830 billion in the blowout few weeks ago! Almost every one of us has heard media calling out these headlines and crying out loud on the recent crypto crash looming all over the world, but did you know that this wasn’t the first […]Read More Crypto Chaos
Hong Kong has been consistently ranked among the top 3 spots of the world’s wealthiest cities for a decade. It is said that every 1 out of 7 households is a millionaire in Hong Kong. Hong Kong and Beijing wear a mask of extravagant lifestyles, skyscrapers, financial hub, and opportunities but if looked beyond the […]Read More Hong Kong’s Housing Crisis
A Startup is a young company started by one or more founders to create a new product or service with sizeable business prospects and bring it to market. Startup Businesses are full of aspirations and have huge goals to achieve. As they grow, they need a huge amount of capital for maintaining their operations, and […]Read More Are Indian start-ups ‘Indian’ now ?
A ‘PayPal’ of Africa emerged in the continent in the year 2008. M-Pesa dates back to an era when most of the people in Africa were a victim of slow banking process and underlying money laundering criminals. There was a lack of smooth functioning of the banks and the corporates never looked at Africa as […]Read More M-Pesa: A Wildfire in Africa
Whether you are a football fan or not, you must have noticed the social media buzz about the European Super League that was announced in the past week! Here is what exactly went down. WHAT IS THE SUPER LEAGUE? The Super League is a new European Football competition among the top 20 Football Clubs comprising […]Read More The European Super League: A Saga
Reading a John Grisham novel was the first time that I came across Offshore banking. Needless to say, my first encounter with this style of banking involved a shady businessman, four black suitcases of money, and of course, an assassin. As I made my way through more thrillers (movies & books), I was amazed by […]Read More Offshore Banking: Busted!
Finance is an integral, interesting and inseparable part of our lives. An increase in financial awareness over the years has led a lot of people to invest in properties, gold, stocks, derivatives, bonds and other securities. Making an investment is one of the most important decisions in one’s life; and choosing a security can get […]Read More TRADITIONAL & BEHAVIORAL FINANCE
The year 2006 marks the boom of the telecom industry worldwide. Many companies were widening their market reach and harping upon every opportunity in the way. This is the same growth period when BlackBerry phones started to roll out in India. Vodafone was one such conglomerate among many established big fishes which acknowledged the growth […]Read More 22000 Crore Tax Battle – Vodafone
The years of the pandemic are the most gruesome years for the global economies. During this period, the global economy contracted 4-6% with most emerging markets contracting more than 10% from their previous GDPs. It was largely evident that all the economies in the world were going to suffer from a jammer crisis. However, just […]Read More 2021 IPO BOOM
You know what they say about IPOs: When it snows, it blizzards. Investing a huge chunk of the portfolio in IPOs by retail investors is a rather risky deal as you don’t know how the company is going to perform. Will it be able to deliver its promise? If the retail investors are allotted all […]Read More Clouds in 2020 – It’s Snowing money; breaking down the Snowflake IPO, and what it means
“The one word I would use to describe my experience at Oxford has to be ‘Immersive’”, Abhinav said with a smile growing on his face. He is a Senior Investment Analyst at Ventureast, a venture capital fund in Bangalore, and has completed his MSc in Financial Economics from the University of Oxford. Prior to this, […]Read More In Conversation with Abhinav Shankar – Passion, Planning and Persevering
Whenever you feel like giving up, trust me, don’t. By giving up here, it means giving up on yourself, not on any other person, a relationship, or the job you always had on your wishlist. You can do all this if you have you! Give yourself enough time to feel things, to feel if you […]Read More You have you, isn’t that enough?