Articles by Sulekha Nair
Jun 07, 2018
In Tuticorin, an Atal Tinkering Lab housed in an all-girls school helps spawn a farmer-friendly solar-powered irrigation systemEach ATL is kitted with state-of-the-art equipment like 3D printers, robotics & electronics development tools, IoT devices and sensors.
Jun 06, 2018
ICICI Bank scouts for new chairman: What should the incoming officer do to repair damage wrought by the Videocon loan row?The new chairman's to-do list will include, among other things, restoring brand ICICI to the position it occupied prior to the Videocon loan row.
Jun 04, 2018
4 years of Narendra Modi govt: NDA has paid more than a nodding acknowledgement to entrepreneurship; it’s time to up the anteWhile the Narendra Modi-led government has made a lot of promises to entrepreneurs, how many of these have really helped the startup sector? The jury is still out on this.
May 29, 2018
State-owned banks on two-day nationwide strike from 30 May, confirms union; ATMs, salary could be hit, but no reason for panicApex bank union AIBEA boss C H Venkatachalam warns of likely cash crunch on Wednesday, Thursday #BankStrike #ATMs #CashCrunch #2DayBankStrike
May 28, 2018
Fuel crisis: Hit by rising transport prices, Maharashtra's farmers would rather let the tomato crop rot in the fieldsMaharashtra's farmers are a worried lot. Diesel now costs Rs 73.64 in Mumbai. By comparison, it sells at Rs 69.17 in Delhi.
May 23, 2018
Petrol, diesel at record high: With crude oil prices expected to rise over six months, can this govt resolve the fuel crisis?Fuel costs the most in financial capital Mumbai. Petrol retails at Rs 84.99 and diesel sells at Rs 72.76, according to Indian Oil data.
May 17, 2018
Flipkart, Wal-kart or Flip-Mart: In its hour of need, Walmart must focus on in-house brands and not on re-brandingFlipkart is a giant in its own right and has the ability to overshadow brand Walmart in India.
May 11, 2018
Himanshu Roy told me the pain was unbearable, recalls former Mumbai police commissioner Arup PatnaikArup Patnaik, former police commissioner of Mumbai, expressed his sorrow over the death of Himanshu Roy on Friday. The former Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) chief allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself in Mumbai on Friday
May 10, 2018
Walmart to pay $16 billion for 77% of Flipkart: US retailer expected to jump in the driver's seat in 18 monthsOnce the deal closes, Flipkart will be able to invest without having to worry about the purse strings.
May 08, 2018
Doing business in Thailand: Indian firms are reaping the benefits of betting on the ASEAN nationSo far, Thailand has secured some $2 billion from around 40 Indian firms, in the areas of software development, agri chemicals and electric car development.