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Status Check: Does Budget 2014 meet SME expectations captured in Firstbiz-Greyhound SME Survey?

Jul 12, 2014

Status Check: Does Budget 2014 meet SME expectations captured in Firstbiz-Greyhound SME Survey?

Finance Minister's comment that many Indian SMEs were run by members of the Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Other Backward Castes (OBC) was a patronising comment, believed Greyhound Research Chief Analyst Sanchit Vir Gogia. #SME #Arun Jaitley #Budget #MSME #Start up #entrepreneurs #Budget 2014 #Greyhound Research
Centre announces Rs 1,500 cr for irrigation, checking prices

Jul 10, 2014

Centre announces Rs 1,500 cr for irrigation, checking prices

Noting that price volatility in the agriculture produce creates uncertainties and hardship for farmers, he said Rs 500 crore will be provided to set up a Price Stabilisation Fund. #Economy #ThisisNext #food inflation #Agriculture #Irrigation #Budget 2014 #Price Stabilisation Fund #Indian Agricultural Research Institute #Agri-Tech Infrastructure Fund
India has earned 40 mn euros launching 15 foreign satellites

Jul 10, 2014

India has earned 40 mn euros launching 15 foreign satellites

India has earned around 40 million euros launching 15 foreign satellites from 2011 till date, Science and Technology Minister Jitendra Singh said. #ISRO #India #NewsTracker #Space #Satellites #Indian Space and Research Organisation #SpaceBuzz #Foreign satellites
SME Survey: Small industry want Modi govt to make technology cheaper, accessible

Jul 07, 2014

SME Survey: Small industry want Modi govt to make technology cheaper, accessible

According to the FirstBiz-Greyhound Knowledge Group SME Survey 2014, SMEs from Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities find it harder to access suitable technology when compared to those from Tier-1 towns. #Technology #SME #Survey #Budget 2014 #Sector Watch #Greyhound Research #Firstbiz
Coming soon from Modi sarkar: RSS takeover of top research, cultural bodies

Jul 04, 2014

Coming soon from Modi sarkar: RSS takeover of top research, cultural bodies

Rao's elevation is the first of the many NDA decisions that will determine who will lead India's top research, educational and cultural institutions. #Gujarat #BJP #PoliticalPlay #RSS #NCERT #UGC #INdian COuncil of Historical research #UCSSR #communalisation of textbooks

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Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Feb 27, 2014

Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Will no one be able to question conventional wisdom about history, politics and mythology? Will no one be able to expose the wrong-doings of politicians and corporate leaders? #Internet #InMyOpinion #Penguin #research #Academia #Freedom of Expression #Right wing group #religious sentiments #Wendy Doniger #The Hindus: An Alternative History
Monkey menace: Langurs are passe, will foreign help work?

Apr 29, 2013

Monkey menace: Langurs are passe, will foreign help work?

The problem seems to be that both the monkeys and the humans in India are profuse breeders. #HowThisWorks #monkey #langur #California National Primate Research Centre

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Monkey menace: Langurs are passe, will foreign help work?

Jul 11, 2014

About half of kids' learning ability is in their DNA, study says

You may think you’re better at reading than you are at math (or vice versa), but new research suggests you’re probably equally good (or bad) at both. The reason: The genes that determine a person’s ability to tackle one subject influence their aptitu...
Monkey menace: Langurs are passe, will foreign help work?

Jul 11, 2014

U.S. DARPA researchers announce the self-guided bullet

The U.S. government says it has developed the first ever self-guided bullets that can lock onto a target more than a mile away and maneuver midflight in order to hit its mark. The .50 caliber target tracking bullets, dubbed Extreme Accuracy Tasked Or...
Monkey menace: Langurs are passe, will foreign help work?

Jul 10, 2014

Doctors aren't telling overweight firefighters to lose weight, study says

Sexy images of rippling abs and rock-hard biceps under those firefighter uniforms may obscure a serious problem: More than 70% of firefighters are overweight or obese, and most of them reported getting no advice to lose weight from their healthcare p...