Are we concerned with the GDP growth

Today is perhaps one of the worst days for Indian economy, since the GDP (gross domestic product) growth figures have plummeted to its lowest in last ten years–5% in FY 2013. This  is not encouraging figure certainly. The impact was apparent in the stock market which reacted to the GDP numbers and fell by 450…

Online Bookstores on the rise in India

The advent of e-commerce book websites has caused a chain reaction in the Indian market. These internet book shops have fast become favourite halt for book lovers. Internet book stores such as Flipkart.com, Indiaplaza.com, Homeshop18.com and Infibeam.com, etc have gained traction mostly because of the deals and discounts they offer on various titles. I’ve experience…

India’s Growth Myth Dispelled in 2011

2011 was a momentous year indeed. Closely I saw the year taking us through the nuances of market, life and entertainment in all its hues. While the year had started with a bouquet of hopes and financial prosperity, it ended with heaps of uncertainty and financial instability. It left us in tizzy hoping for good…

Chetan Bhagat now a brand associate

I don’t have a strong reason to write this Thursday, but can’t resist to comment on a news that a Chinese device maker Huawei has signed Chetan Bhagat as its brand associate. Although Chetan Bhagat is a writer I despise most, the event holds a lot of significance. It’s the first time when any author has risen up to the…

Is the Recession Back?

The US downgrade has caused fears to the global markets, scaring investors away. The contagious effect was such that the stocks around the world immediately went through volatile scenario. The apprehensions, that we’re once again entering another recessionary phase, in which people will be rendered jobless, companies will resort to cost-cutting measures and hiring will…

A Silly Job Mail

It was a funny thing to read a job opening email recently which included weird conditions for hiring a prospective news writer. It read: “Incumbent is also required to talk, sit, stand, stoop, bend, reach, lift, and walk. Occasional lifting packages of 25 pounds required. Regular use of computer screen to complete tasks.” After reading…