MCCI Ladies Forum begins work in right earnest

MCCI Ladies Forum (MLF), a responsible wing of MCC Chamber of Commerce and Industry, recognizes its duty to help and strengthen the communities in which we live and work. This exclusive women wing of the Chamber came into existence on 14th of August, this year and was launched by Smt. Padmini Narayanan, First Lady of

Inchcape Shipping Services in strategic partnership with Palumbo S.P.A.

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, is teaming up in a new strategic partnership with offshore logistics and freight forwarding specialist Palumbo S.P.A. to form ISS Palumbo S.r.l. The new partnership combines ISS’ worldwide network with Palumbo’s core capabilities in providing offshore project logistics and freight forwarding solutions and enables ISS

Sustainable Performance & Corporate Governance Rewards from ICC

Indian Railways Adopting a Multi Pronged Strategy to Provide Faster and Safer Train Journeys

Indian Railways Plan to Introduce Most Modern Emu Train Sets for Existing Rajdhanis/Shatabdis The Proposed Train Sets to Increase Passenger Carrying Capacity, Reduce Run Time Between Destinations and Consume Less Energy Indian Railways is adopting a multi pronged strategy to provide a safer, faster, cleaner, and comfortable passenger trains.   As announced in the budget, seven corridors have

225 B-schools, 52 engineering colleges close in 2 years

When the sun of the new millennium came up, shining on the aspirations of a young India, it marked the golden age for professional education. In the early part of the last decade, hundreds of new institutes came up and thousands of aspirants queued up to join them. That was a time when the country

India and France sign Administrative Agreement in the field of Sustainable Urban Development

Shri Kamal Nath, Union Minister of Urban Development, and Ms. Nicole Bricq, Minister for Foreign Trade, Government of France signed an Administrative Agreement in the field of Sustainable Urban Development in Paris. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Kamal Nath expressed appreciation for the related work in the field of Sustainable Urban Development carried out in

Science Confirms the Obvious: Literature is Good for Your Brain

Reading Makes You Smarter But you already knew that….. In news that probably isn’t going to blow your mind, researchers have found that reading is good for your brain. But it’s not as straightforward as “book learnin’ is good for you.” By asking a test group of literary PhD candidates to read a Jane Austin

“Fast Facts on India’s Biodiversity Part 1 – Biogeographic Zones”

Dear Members, We are pleased to share the main points highlighted in “Fast Facts on India’s Biodiversity Part 1 – Biogeographic Zones” (By: Pramod Krishnan, UNDP, 12 Sep 2012.) The following three unparalleled factors give India its biological opulence: ü There is an astounding spectrum of habitats and ecosystems existing over a wide range of

India Inc. – on way to a dusty death?

“FDI in retail, land acquisition bill, cut in subsidies” an industrialist friend was pointing out, “the government is finally warming up to the reform process. I am sure that the much needed impetus to the economy will now be administered and we will be back on the path of growth.” While there are certain reasons

India South Africa to meet USD 15 Billion Trade Target this Year Ahead of 2014 Timeline Anand Sharma Calls on President Zuma of South Africa

Commerce, Industry and Textiles Minister Anand Sharma visited South Africa on 21-22 September 2012 for bilateral meetings with his counterpart. During his visit, he also called on President Jacob Zuma and discussed global and regional developments and areas of bilateral cooperation. President Zuma conveyed his deep respect for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as well as