Business

Zomato Gold brought new business, bigger orders for restaurants; hotels still not convinced

Zomato Gold program has given a push to the dining out habits of the eaters. While thousands of restaurants remain logged out of Zomato Gold as they claim unsustainability, the food aggregator’s paid subscription program has actually brought more business to hotels and cafes. “60% of the Gold partners agree that there has been an […]

Fashion

Why The Circular Economy Will Not Fix Fashion’s Sustainability Problem

Fashion has a sustainability problem. In 2015 the industry was responsible for the emission of 1,715 million tons of CO2. It’s about 5.4% of the 32.1 billion tons of global carbon emissions and just second after the oil and gas industry. Global apparel and footwear consumption are expected to nearly double in the next 15 years–and so […]

Education

Singapore gets rid of ranking system from report cards, says learning is not a competition

With an aim to make education free of competition, the Education Minister of Singapore Ong Ye Kung proposed the idea to stop examination ranking. Therefore, nobody should know who stood first in rank or last. Not just the rank, but the new report card format will reflect a lot of other things, including: Class and […]

Business

Not Your or Rest of World’s Business: Sania Mirza, Veena Mallik Engage in Twitter Spat Post India’s Win Over Pakistan

On Sunday, Virat Kohli-led team India set the bar high with their fitness and impeccable sporting spirit as they maintained their winning streak against arch-rival Pakistan at Old Trafford in Manchester. However, the rival team led by Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed was tagged as out of shape and lacking pace for the match. Things fuelled […]

Business

Budget 2019: Ease of doing business vs tax collection; to be, or not to be

Union Budget 2019 India: Aggressive tax collections directly impact the revival of economy and, therefore, a well-balanced approach is required to prevent unintended consequences. By SR Patnaik, Thangadurai VP Union Budget 2019 India: The oft-quoted phrase of Shakespeare’s Hamlet ~ to be, or not to be ~ would be apt to indicate the expectations on the […]