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SMEs need to improve marketing skills, adopt automation: Neha Yaduvanshi
Rituparna Kakati | 22 Feb, 2017
Marketing is the toughest challenge a small and medium enterprise (SME) has to face successfully in order to survive and succeed, said Neha Yaduvanshi, founder of Vastada Consulting, a business consulting firm.
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Entering into new market biggest challenge for a start-up: CEO, U-RYD
Saurabh Gupta | 21 Feb, 2017
Rahul Mishra, CEO of U-RYD Transport Solutions Pvt. Ltd. believes that the biggest challenge for a start-up entrepreneur is taking the initial decision of entering into a particular market, where renowned firms are already doing well.
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BJP has violated human rights, lacks sense of history: Chidambaram
Saket Suman | 20 Feb, 2017
In a direct attack on the ruling establishment under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has accused it of violating individual and human rights, intimidating independent think tanks and mixing up history with mythology.
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'Digital lending marketplace can help SMEs to get easier and cheaper loan'
Saurabh Gupta | 13 Feb, 2017
Two of India's biggest economic problems faced by SMEs – one poor credit availability and second high cost of credit, can be solved through technology enabled SME lending marketplace, believes Shailesh Jacob the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Loan Frame.
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PCs, not smartphones, to make India a knowledge powerhouse: HP Inc
Nishant Arora | 01 Feb, 2017
There are close to a billion mobile phone connections in India today, yet this so-called digital revolution has not enabled children to receive state-of-the-art education, youth to get skilled and find new-age jobs, or the country to create more intellectual property.
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'Note ban impact on gold buying will wane after budget'
Aparajita Gupta | 26 Jan, 2017
India's demonetisation drive has impacted gold demand in the short term but buying is showing signs of revival and post the presentation of the national budget on February 1, the market will be back to normal, says the India chief of World Gold Council.
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Can't promote 'Make in India' abroad & peddle 'Hate in India' at home: Tharoor
Debayan Mukherjee | 24 Jan, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has infused a lot of "personal energy" into his diplomacy, but it's difficult to push the Make in India initiative abroad while promoting "Hate in India" at home, says former central minister Shashi Tharoor.
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Note Ban: 10 pc currency won't come back: Niti Aayog's Debroy
Meghna Mittal | 17 Jan, 2017
Figures say that still Rs 1.5 lakh crore that has not come back. There is still a gap. People have made estimates that may be 10 percent will not come back, NITI Aayog Member Bibek Debroy said in an interview.
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Poor Internet, data connectivity biggest challenge facing IT startups: MD,
Saurabh Gupta | 09 Jan, 2017
Poor Internet infrastructure and data connectivity is still one of the biggest challenge for a startup entrepreneur in information and technology (IT) sector, Founder & MD,, Ambika Sharma told SME Times in an interview.
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Note ban is a Modi-made disaster for India: Congress leader Kharge
Fakir Balaji | 02 Jan, 2017
Demonetisation is a Narendra Modi-made disaster, as evident from its fallout on the people, their livelihood and the economy as a whole. The Prime Minister should accept that the unilateral step was a huge mistake and apologise to the people for disrupting their life and occupation, Congress leader Mallikarjuna Kharge, who is the party's leader in the Lok Sabha, told reporter in an interview in Bengaluru.
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