FCM Travel Solutions and KPMG release white paper on “Business Travel in India”

FCM Travel Solutions and KPMG today released industry first insights via a white paper titled “Business Travel in India” Emerging Trends & Opportunities. With business travel rapidly evolving, and travel gradually emerging as the second-largest area of controllable business spend for corporates, the paper delivers a comprehensive look at where and how business travellers in India are spending. The report also details business travel spending in top 15 countries across multiple sectors over a period of five years. India is all poised to lead this growth and accordingly by 2030…

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India: short term effects of rupee demonetisation could hit outbound market

On November 8, the government announced that the ₹500 and ₹1,000 notes – the two largest value bank notes in the currency – will no longer be legal tender, with almost immediate effect. “Eventually it’s going to be more positive. On the shorter term it’s going to be a little bit negative” The decision was made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the aim of ridding the country’s economy of ‘black money’, counterfeit notes, and corruption. A new ₹500 note and a ₹2,000 note will be introduced into circulation soon. India…

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Open University Education In India – An Analysis

India has come a long way in the field of education from Gurukul teaching to the use of high technology visual aids in the classroom. Being a country with a diverse population, the challenge of ensuring 100% literacy ishuge. The answer to the problem of inadequacy in higher education came in the form of Open University education. Unlike the regular courses, the courses conducted through distance education opened up a horizon of opportunities to a much wider population across the country. This article analyses the advent and growth of Open…

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China urges India not to ‘complicate’ border dispute as Tibetan figure visits

China called on India on Monday not to do anything to complicate their border dispute after a senior exiled Tibetan religious leader visited a sensitive border region controlled by India but claimed by China. The Karmapa Lama, Tibetan Buddhism’s third-most-senior figure who fled into exile in India in 2000, last week went to Tawang in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, in the remote eastern Himalayas. China disputes the entire territory of Arunachal Pradesh, calling it south Tibet. Its historic town Tawang, a key site for Tibetan Buddhism, was briefly…

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Air India to fly Dreamliners on domestic routes

As per a report in Business Standard, Air India plans to raise its capacity on domestic routes by using wide-bodied Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes on high-capacity routes. Currently, the state-owned airline uses narrow body Airbus A320 on such routes. Simultaneously, the airline will fly the A320s between the Tier-II and Tier-III cities, which experts believe has a huge potential due to the government’s stress on regional route expansion. “Immediately, we need to strengthen the domestic market and increase capacity. We will strengthen the existing routes by adding capacity, because there is…

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Tips on Finding Best Car Value in India

The second most expensive endeavor, normally people trying after buying a home is to go for a car. It doesn’t matter whether you are going for a used car or a new car it’s always one of the most expensive things for anyone to buy after the home. If you are living in India and want to get a used car, then you have to get the detail information about the how to install air. A wise investment and proper car valuation always give you the best chance to acquire…

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Samsung Galaxy A7 Come With 5.5-Inch Display, 64-Bit Octa-Core SoC Launched at Only Rs. 30,499 only in INDIA

Samsung Galaxy A7, the metal-clad cell phone that propelled all inclusive a month ago, has now arrived at the Indian shores. The handset is evaluated at Rs. 30,499 and is accessible to purchase from the Samsung India’s online store. At 6.3mm, it is likewise Samsung’s slimmest cell phone to date. The Indian form of the cell phone emphasizes 2GB RAM and a 64-bit octa-center Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor, which incorporates four Cortex-A53 centers timed at 1.5GHz and four Cortex-A53 centers timed at 1.0GHz. It is important that the cell phone…

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Petition in Madras high court for pre-school education in govt schools In INDIA

CHENNAI: A petition has been filed in Madras high court seeking a direction to Tamil Nadu government to implement pre-school education by introducing LKG and UKG in government schools. When petition by Parents Union for Students Educational Rights in Virudhachalam came up for hearing before a bench comprising Justice R Sudhakar and Justice K K Sasidharan, additional government pleader Sanjay Gandhi took notice. Petitioner submitted that most of the nursery or kindergarten schools were being run by private agencies and voluntary organizations which charge very high fees, which limited pre-school…

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