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Realty.9.Thmb.jpg Realty market improving but 'industry status' would help, say developers
Rituraj Baruah | 20 Mar, 2018
After four consecutive years of slump and low demand in the real estate sector, market participants believe 2018 will be a year of revival as the sector has finally shed the impact of demonetisation, Goods and Services Tax (GST) and the implementation of the Real Estate Regulatory Act (RERA). 
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startup.thmb.jpg Start-up finance: Six ways to win at fundraising as a woman founder
IANS | 07 Mar, 2018
Starting and scaling-up a business needs capital. Right capital, be it equity or debt or grant, can often be the critical difference between a successful business and the one that didn't make it. And yet, it looks like too few women are getting this capital. 
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E.Commerce.9.Thmb.jpg 7 ways to save money while spending online
SME Times News Bureau | 03 Mar, 2018
While visiting an offline store still has its charm, there is something to be said about the ease and convenience of using your phone or computer to search for and buy something online, pay for it with a few clicks and have it delivered to you. Each shopping website, bank and wallet provider is trying to offer the best possible deal. 
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Branding.9.thmb.jpg India's Competitiveness: Where do we stand?
Amit Kapoor | 27 Feb, 2018
It is quite commonplace to hear that India will be an economic superpower in a few decades. However, the current reality is far from it. One cannot deny the abysmal standard of living of our citizens. Indias real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita (at 2010 prices) for 2016 stands at just $1,861.5 while the other BRICS nations -- China ($6,893.8), Brazil ($10,826.3), South Africa ($7,503.3) and Russia ($11,099.2) -- are higher up on the scale. 
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Data.Error.9.Thmb.jpg India tops Big Data and Aanalytics adoption in APAC region: Oracle
Sourabh Kulesh | 25 Feb, 2018
When it comes to Big Data and Analytics, Indian enterprises are adopting the technologies to improve operations and enhance customer experience at a greater pace than the rest of the Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries, a senior executive from Cloud major Oracle has said. 
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infras.THMB.jpg Export credit agencies: Potential partners for Indian infrastructure
Taponeel Mukherjee | 21 Feb, 2018
Export credit agencies (ECAs) have globally played a significant role in promoting trade and investments by providing insurance and funding. It is important for global infrastructure investors and the Indian government to look at ECAs as a significant enabler of much-needed infrastructure investments in India. 
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Telecom.9.Thmb.jpg How telecom has become driver of economic change in India
Amit Kapoor | 20 Feb, 2018
For most part of human history, change was glacial in pace. It was quite safe to assume that the world at the time of your death would look pretty much similar to the one at the time of your birth. That is no longer the case, and the pace of change seems to be growing exponentially. Futurist Ray Kurzweil put it succinctly when he wrote in 2001: "We wont experience 100 years of progress in the 21st century - it will be more like 20,000 years of progress (at todays rate)." Since the time of his writing a lot has changed, especially with the advent of the internet. 
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Flight.9.thmb.jpg From supersonic travel to robotic legs, SOLIDWORKS is giving ideas wings
Nishant Arora | 16 Feb, 2018
Although supersonic travel bade goodbye over a decade ago with Concorde, a US-based start-up, Boom, is now developing a jetliner that will fly nearly 75 people -- at the cost of a business class ticket -- from New York to London in a little over three hours in 2023. 
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