A L Bhavani Shankar

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India Looks To Iran For Oil, Away From U.S. On Syria

It’s fine to talk about India’s improving relations with the U.S. and bonding with Japan and South Korea in the quest for arms, investment and security vis-a-vis the specter of a strong, modernizing China to the North and a perpetually hostile, difficult and uncertain Pakistan to the west.<p>But guess …

India economy: gloomy forecasts | Financial Times

Print this page<p>India may well be facing its worst economic crisis since the 1990s and confidence is worryingly low. To make matters worse, on Friday …

India: Is There An Upside To The Rupee Meltdown?

by Anjali Piramal<p>In late August, the Indian rupee hit an all-time low of INR 68.70 against the US dollar amid a backdrop of its burgeoning current account deficit, rising oil prices, slow growth and government inadequacy (at best!).<p>Foreign investors fled the country; domestic markets saw a …

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Troubled India gets new central bank chief

Raghuram Rajan, a former IMF chief economist, has taken over as India's central bank chief amid growing worries over the country's faltering economy.<p>Rajan replaced Duvvuri Subbarao as governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), which has been battling to prop up the plummeting rupee and reverse a …

New India central bank chief announces reforms

Rajan confronts rupee plunge of more than 20% since May as rapidly growing economy skids.<p>MUMBAI, India (AP) — India's new central bank chief kicked off his first day in office Wednesday by announcing short-term measures to boost confidence as the troubled Indian economy slows and the currency …

So how much money can you make crowdworking?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1008000/1008449_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532613001_83d378f0afc04a36338f8d1f1591ac52<p><b>Crowdworking is growing fast. Companies can now call on workers from all over the world to collaborate on huge tasks while simply sitting at</b> …

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The Top Ten Stocks for Sept. 6

Ebooks: the final chapter for libraries?

Click a link and gain access to a million ebooks for free. It isn’t piracy, and it isn’t a new Amazon Kindle service: it’s your local library.<p>Many of …

Work, Forever: Why Interning at 60 Is the New Retirement Plan

A growing market for fellowships that targets older workers connects private-sector expertise with nonprofits in need of help.<p>Nancy Diao works part time, for a small stipend, at a Bay Area education nonprofit. But at 60, Diao isn't your average intern. She's a former executive who will spend her …

How Entrepreneurs Think Differently and You Should Too

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are a curious bunch.<p>They come in all shapes, sizes, genders and backgrounds. They get up at dawn. They're the first ones to the office and the last ones to leave. They use productivity apps, network their tooshes off and …

Entrepreneurship

Why Everyone Will Have to Become an Entrepreneur (Infographic)

It used to be that entrepreneurs were the renegade cowboys out in Silicon Valley. Nowadays, you have to be an entrepreneur just to get and hold a job.<p>Consultants and freelancers are cheaper than full-time staffers with benefits, software developers overseas cost a fraction of what they cost in the …

Entrepreneurship

Raghuram Rajan is the central banker who can do no wrong—for now

Welcomes don’t get much warmer than this—especially not for central bankers. But Raghuram Rajan, the new governor of the Reserve Bank of India, is being treated like a rock star by the media and a savior by the markets.<p>In his first briefing since taking office as governor on Sept. 4, Rajan …

India

Why are emerging economies failing? | Latin America

Emerging markets are having a tough time the world over, but who is to blame? Is it the rich world's monetary policies or have more deep-seated problems merely been masked for years by stellar economic growth?<p>A few months ago, the headline was simple: The blame for slumping currencies from Brazil …

Google's First 21 Employees: Where Are They Now?

Some early Google employees have become entrepreneurs. Others are angel investors. A few are happily retired.<p>A Quora user compiled a list of all the original Googlers and where they are now.<p>In light of Google's 15th birthday (which is today), we did some additional digging to find out which roles …

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