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Local Insight, Global Vision

Local Insight, Global Vision

The Internet of Everything (IoE) brings together people, process, data, and things to make networked connections more relevant and valuable. This concept holds great relevance for India, which is on the cusp of a digital revolution.

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Growth in Store

Growth in Store

Over the past couple of decades, the warehousing industry in India has evolved from the traditional concept of a ´godown´ - a small structure with four walls and shed - to a modern-day automated set-up which offers efficient inventory management and value-added services.

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Pvt banks lower interest rates for corporates

Pvt banks lower interest rates for corporates

Banks are tweaking interest rates on loans to the corporates of India. On a selective basis, depending on the tenure or security of the loan, banks, especially in the private sector, are tweaking rates to suit the demands of corporates.

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Will FDI in retail help?

Will FDI in retail help?

Indian retail is booming, with its organised sector estimated to reach new heights in coming years. What does this strong growth, coupled with FDI in multi-brand retail, mean for one of the biggest bottlenecks in the supply chain?

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IGL raises prices of PNG, CNG

IGL raises prices of PNG, CNG

Indraprastha Gas (IGL) raised the retail price of PNG (piped natural gas) and the compressed natural gas (CNG) owing to the recent steep appreciation of the dollar vis-a-vis rupee. The firm raised the price also because of the increased dependence on imported LNG, which raised its input cost of gas and necessitated the increase in retail prices of CNG and PNG. IGL said there has been a sharp depreciation of the rupee vis-vis dollar in the last one month

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Logistics as a factor of process efficiencies

Logistics as a factor of process efficiencies

Low penetration of automation and processes in the largely unorganised sector is a setback for logistics in India. Efficiencies through better infrastructure and statutory conditions would help unshackle the sectorÂ’s economic potential significantly, writes Thomas Tieber.

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OMCs await govt decision on compensation formula

OMCs await govt decision on compensation formula

State-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) and upstream firms like ONGC are awaiting the final decision from the government on adopting the formula for compensating the OMCs for under-recoveries. While union finance ministry wants the adoption of export-parity pricing model to compensate for under-recoveries, petroleum ministry opposes the proposal as it woul

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Private fuel retailers prefer export over local sales

Private fuel retailers prefer export over local sales

Media reports indicate that private fuel retailers like Essar Oil, Reliance Industries (RIL) prefer to export diesel instead of selling them in the domestic market despite the government partially de-regulating the pricing regime. This is because these firms fear that the government may again impose price control on diesel during election perio

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