How do white collar criminals evade justice?

In recent times, several cases of bank loan frauds have flooded the headlines. In nearly every major scams, it can be noted that the accused have always evaded justice – making the system or law that holds such rule breakers accountable – appear weak. Continue Reading

Will blockchain e-voting system help or disrupt election integrity?

The Election Commission (EC) made heads turn when it announced its collaboration with IIT-Madras ‘to work on a new technology which will allow electors to vote from far away cities without going to designated polling station of their respective constituencies’. Continue Reading

Professional life coach shares mantra on achieving goals in new book

The book talks about tools and hacks you can follow to overcome obstacles to achieve success in life. The author is also a qualified chartered accountant and finance professional. Continue Reading

Parinda Joshi speaks about her novel ‘Made in China’

Publishing a book is the ultimate goal for writers. But to witness their book getting adapted for the silver screen, may appear like something out of a dream. This was how Parinda Joshi felt when her novel, Made in China, was brought to life as a Bollywood film starring ace actors including Rajkummar Rao, Mouni Roy and Boman Irani. Continue Reading

Agri-tech startup uses data analytics to solve various farming issues

Pune-based startup, Shivrai Technologies has developed ‘FarmERP’ – an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software platform that helps agribusinesses to collect, integrate and analyze huge amounts of data to support their business decisions. Continue Reading

United Nations’ report warns of crippling financial crisis

‘Amid prolonged trade disputes and wide-ranging policy uncertainties, the world economy has seen a significant and broad-based deterioration over the past year,’ declared the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2020 report from UN (United Nations), released recently. Continue Reading

Oxfam: 2,153 billionaires have more wealth than 60% of world’s population

‘The world’s 2,153 billionaires have more wealth than 4.6 billion people who make up 60 percent of the planet’s population,’ reveals Oxfam’s ‘Time to Care’ report, released today. Oxfam is a confederation of 19 independent charitable organizations focusing on the alleviation of global poverty. Continue Reading

News agencies to witness growth in podcasting in 2020

One of biggest platform for content creators in the 2010s was podcasting. As we enter a new decade, the thirst for podcasts continues to thrive across the globe. Continue Reading

Nutritionist expert & speaker shares art of being healthy

Nikhil Chaudhary works on spreading awareness about need for nutrition, wellness and developing specific nutrition plans for people. Continue Reading

How Specsmakers grew from single to 290+ stores brand in 10 years

What started as single store optical business in Anna Nagar, Chennai, the brand today has about 295 stores in 34 cities across India. Speaking to News Today, 41-year-old Pratik Shah, founder of Specsmakers, shares his journey. Continue Reading