Month: September 2016

Adding MOS to the investment process adds a constraint and every constraint creates a cost.

Is Margin of Safety the Best Measure for Risk Assessment?

To integrate MOS into the investment process, we need to recognize its place in the process and its limitations.

/ September 30, 2016
Dr.Beat Richner

Beyond Angkor Wat

The author shares her personal travel experience and lists things she loved about Cambodia.

/ September 30, 2016

The Bubble Called the Indian Housing Sector

The housing market has been a vital matter in the financial circles since the 2008 US crisis. The author highlights the possibility of an emerging bubble in the Indian Housing...

/ September 30, 2016

Gandhism After Gandhi

The author reaffirms the potency of non-violence in contemporary times, and impresses upon the readers to take heed of the methodology to reach a decisive action.

/ September 30, 2016

Transcending Linguistic Imperialism

Against the backdrop of a country that houses tremendous diversity, the author explores the convoluted correlation between progress and uniformity.

/ September 30, 2016

How to Format a Study Document’s Appendix in ASA

What you find yourself doing here considerably is based on the kind of article you’re thinking about composing. A good deal of planning must enter your article before starting...

Smart phone users turn to Androids and iPhones, with their more open operating systems and extensive app libraries.

Bye Bye Blackberry

Companies also go through an aging process, and how they deal with the limits that come with age determines their value to investors.

/ September 29, 2016
The Cauvery Water dispute is a long-pending, unresolved water-sharing conflict.

Whose River is It?

Saddened by the dispute over Cauvery water, the writer states that efforts to resolve the issue amicably will be beneficial for both Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

/ September 29, 2016
Losing the Race Against Racism

Losing the Race Against Racism

Has the Left in America caused racism to lose its sting? The writer speculates on the reason behind the change in the mindsets of the people.

/ September 29, 2016

How Fair Are Fairness Opinions?

Want to make your company look better? Get a Fairness Opinion.

/ September 29, 2016

MNREGA: Fund Crunch Affecting Only a Bunch?

It is important that as a right-based, demand-driven policy, the MNREGA's very nature of being a post-clientelistic programme should be protected.

/ September 29, 2016

Misplaced Intentions, Displaced Homes?

This article highlights that long-term livelihood effects of the first Special Economic Zone in West Bengal on displaced households is mixed.

/ September 28, 2016

The Crutches Enabling Monsanto

What are the legislations available to Monsanto and the Indian Government for use as ammunitions in their battle against each other?

/ September 28, 2016
Can society have the right to judge people merely on their conformation to social norms?

A Litmus Test of Political Correctness

Criticising the atmosphere of intolerance in society, the writer bats for non conformists and calls for acceptance of their views.

/ September 28, 2016

Can the Private Sector End Poverty?

The author explains how the coalition of working styles of the public and private sector can eradicate inequality and poverty.

/ September 28, 2016

Importance of Inflation Targeting

With a complete evaluation of the 2% or 4% inflation target, this article brings out the fiscal consequences of shifting inflation targets.

/ September 28, 2016
Seventh pay commission

A Minimum Pay, for Maximum Health!

The article highlights the stance of the Seventh Pay Commission towards securing the health of the government employees in view of the rising healthcare costs and increasing lifestyle-related illnesses.

/ September 27, 2016

A Social Twist to Reality Television?

This article highlights the extent to which TV programmes, such as Satyamev Jayate hosted by Bollywood film personality, change deep-seated prejudices of the society.

/ September 27, 2016

The Art of Controlled Aggression

Rubbishing claims that full contact combat sports make people more violent, the writer lists out the advantages of full contact combat sports.

/ September 27, 2016

Fiscal Expansions: A Tale Of Revelations

The reality of fiscal policy is not as easy as is made to look in school curriculum. The article highlights its seldom talked-of aspects.

/ September 27, 2016

Hinduism: Veiled Sanatan Dharma?

The author tries to express his opinion on how Hindus are essentially the followers of Sanatan Dharma, with all the superficial politicizing.

/ September 27, 2016

Uprooting the Clans: Verdict by Verdict

Monsanto has been trying really hard to protect its monopoly empire of the genetically modified seed industry in India - perhaps, too hard?

/ September 26, 2016
La Sagrada Familia

The Phenomenal Edifice – La Sagrada Familia

Come, walk the road to La Sagrada Familia, with this beautiful narrative of the author's visit.

/ September 26, 2016
India and its tryst with RTI

India and Its Tryst With RTI

While the author vouches for disclosure of details and transparency, he contends that RTI is an open ended tool and it cannot be forced upon political parties as they are...

/ September 26, 2016

Why US and Russia Owe Their Friendship to China – Part II

Russia and USA. Two nations. Their friendship and the story behind it.

/ September 26, 2016
The Eurozone Crisis - Made in Germany?

The Eurozone Crisis – Made in Germany?

Is Germany's economics to be blamed for the crisis that has gripped the Eurozone? The writer makes an objective assessment of Berlin's complicity in the Eurozone crisis.

/ September 26, 2016
Can China manage its water crisis?

Can China Overcome the Water Crisis?

China regulates use of water. The author emphasises that Chinese firms need to measure usage of water in order to compete with firms that are actively pursuing water management practices.

/ September 25, 2016

Indian Women Are Opting out of Work. Why?

Scarcity of suitable job opportunities outside of farming and close to place of residence is the main reason for decline in female labour force participation in India.

/ September 25, 2016

How Bots Will Change Humanity

How does the prevalent use of bots, eliminate real human communication in commerce?

/ September 25, 2016

Why US and Russia Owe Their Friendship to China – Part I

Focusing on the ties between the powerful nations of the world, the author analyzes their past and discusses the present.

/ September 25, 2016