connecting India

90 million jobs to be generated under Gig Economy

A gig economy can be defined as a market system characterized by non-traditional workplace arrangements where workers work independently on a short-term or temporary basis for one or multiple organizations. It consists of all types of contingent work contracts which includes freelancers, consultants, temporary contract […]

Paid leaves offered post-miscarriage and stillbirths in New Zealand

Written by: Krishna Saraogi New Zealand is one of top happiest countries in the world. This is one proximate reason that makes New Zealand so resilient too. Recently, on the International Day of Happiness, the United Nations released a report of the World’s Happiest Countries, […]

How Business Centres are Embracing More than just ‘An Office Space’ Concept

Written by: Krishna Saraogi Figure 1 – Economic Times Business Centers, also popularly known as Serviced Offices, is an office building that is fully furnished and equipped and is managed by a management company (also known as operator or office provider). The operators rent out […]

The Spirit of Spirited Away

“Hold your breath till you cross the bridge…” -Article by Sukanya Chaudhury When one sits to watch this 2001 animated feature film, the spectator, in all sense, gets ‘spirited’ away to Miyazaki’s world of magical realism. Written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, Spirited Away is […]

Time to Jump on the Bandwagon!

Written by: Reenu Anything that functions as a store of value and medium of exchange can be termed as money in a crude sense. The concept of money has been around for a very long time and has been in a process of continuous development […]

The Story of India’s Current Account Surplus

Written by: Aahan Tulshan A country’s current account represents its relation with other nations in terms of exchange of goods, services, and other transfers like aid and payments to foreign investors. The foreign exchange receipts are credits and the payments are debits. A country records […]

All About the Troubles in the Suez Canal

Cold weather, semiconductor shortages, and as well as the blocked Suez have caused severe disruption in receiving the goods by worldwide ship manufacturers. Figure 1 – BBC Some of the supply chain problems have caused disruptions, and they have exceeded the original cost and delays […]

Moneyball: A ‘Smart’ Romance with Baseball

Billy Beane: You think losing is fun? The universe of sports is loaded up with heartfelt accounts of victory against chances. In light of a book by Michael Lewis, Moneyball is one of the best in the class of sports biopics. Director Bennett Miller’s film […]

How can the government make the reborn Development Finance Institution a success?

Written by: SHOHOM PAL andNANDINI SIL Introduction Nirmala Sintharaman, the present finance minister of India, while announcing the Union Budget 2021-22 focused upon the development of infrastructure through Development Financial Institutions or DFIs. The budget allocates a considerable portion of its funds that is around […]

Patriarchy in Science

By Aakanksha Chaturvedi Since the twentieth century to the current times, many women are becoming accepted for their efforts in science and technology. But, women usually find themselves at odds with presumptions held towards them related to their scientific studies. For instance, in the year […]