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R N Bhaskar

  • JNPT to set up port training institute in India

    On February 12 this year, JNPT signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with APEC-Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Center (APEC) for setting up a world class port training institute in India – said to be the first of its kind in the country..

    Tuesday, 3 March 2015 - 6:50am
  • Policy Watch: How poor are India’s slums

    Asset ownership data shows that slums need better housing, not subsidies

    Monday, 2 March 2015 - 5:00am
  • JNPT plans parallel port at Dahanu

    In January this year, Union shipping minister, Nitin Gadkari, let it be known that JNPT would soon develop a parallel port in Maharashtra. He mentioned three locations that had already been identified--Vijaydurg, Revas-Karanja and Dahanu.

    Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 6:40am
  • JNPT, Kandla venture gets nod to builds ports overseas

    India Ports Global's first project is development and operation of Chabahar Port in Iran

    Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 5:20am
  • Policy Watch: Politics of dispensation

    Kejriwal wants to dispense water and power like many before him. Is there a remedy?

    Monday, 23 February 2015 - 5:00am
  • Policy Watch: Politics of vulnerability

    Exploiting helplessness worked in the past. That could be very difficult in the future.

    Monday, 16 February 2015 - 5:00am
  • DNA Conversations: Cancer- It is not as terrifying as you think

    Chemotherapy, radiation therapy are of more recent origin, about fifty to hundred years old. So a large fraction of patients with cancer have historically not been in a position to be cured of their disease. dna speaks to Dr Menon, Dr Gupta, Dr Saikia and Dr Das about the 'dreaded' disease.

    Monday, 16 February 2015 - 5:10am
  • Tata Housing will build 20,000 homes by 2018: Brotin Banerjee

    Brotin Banerjee has been with the Tata group for the past 14 years. In 2008, he assumed charge of Tata Housing Development Co Ltd as managing director and CEO. During his helmsmanship, the company has seen enormous growth in developing large in-city real estate properties in major metros and mini...

    Thursday, 12 February 2015 - 5:15am
  • The BPM Sector could create another two million well-paid jobs by 2020

    People often confuse Business process management (BPM) with business process  outsourcing (BPO). The latter is what India used to do, and continues to. This is where  the biggest USP India enjoyed was price and the cost of transactions. It was labour arbitrage.

    Monday, 9 February 2015 - 6:55am
  • Policy Watch: Damn the disabled

    The Indian Railways’ approach towards the handicapped is horrifying

    Monday, 9 February 2015 - 7:40am