US revives New Silk Road, Indo-Pacific Economic Corridor projects
India will play a significant role in both the projects that will link Europe with Central Asia and Southeast Asia
M&M plans to build long-range electric vehicles
Mahindra plans to ramp up electric vehicle production to 5,000 units a month by mid-2019 from 400 units currently and will invest in making batteries that enable cars to run for 400 kilometres on a single charge
Govt announces purchase policy to boost 'Make in India'
Under the new policy, for procurements worth Rs50 lakh and less, and where the nodal ministry determines that there is sufficient local capacity and local competition, only local suppliers will be eligible
Pak jets fly over Siachen Glacier, IAF denies airspace violation
The Pakistani action comes after a report last week that the Indian Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa has written a personal letter to nearly 12,000 officers of the Indian Air Force asking them ''to be prepared for operations with our present holdings, at a very short notice"
Moody's downgrades China's credit rating to A1 from Aa3
The downgrade, however, is unlikely to affect China's economy that is flush with foreign money and still within investment grade, although officially it is seen to be raising borrowing costs for the Chinese government and its state-owned enterprises
Flipkart, Snapdeal sign term sheet for all-stock merger
The merged entity will create a stronger competitor to global online retailer Amazon, which is using all available means to establish itself as leader in the Indian online market place
Army says Pak posts in Naushera sector demolished
While the Army spokesman refused to give exact timing of the operation, he said it was "recent, very recent" operation while a video released by the Army showed what looked like a forested area being bombed
Union Budget: 2017-18
Economic Survey: 2016-17

  Demystifying the Kohinoor
  Best-selling author, historian, broadcaster and critic, William Dalrymple in conversation with Swetha Amit about his new book Kohinoor, which he co-authored with British radio and television presenter and journalist Anita Anand
  How to manage the failure of your venture
  Entrepreneur Sanil Sachar, co-owner of the sports brand Trusox, advises aspiring entreprenurs, "If the impact of your business leaks into your personality, then a failed business equals to a failed you. An entrepreneur is not the business but the ideas. So, don't take it personally. Separate yourself from your work."
  PK's karmic ride for love

Dr Pradyumna Kumar Mahanandia, aka PK in conversation with Swetha Amit on his remarkable 7,000-mile, five-month journey that transformed him from a street artist an adviser on art and culture for the Swedish government, while reuniting him with someone he loved.

  WannaCry a wake-up call for businesses
  As cybersecurity threats continue to evolve, ransomware is fast becoming the number one cyber security challenge for businesses, irrespective of their size, location or industry they operate in, says Shree Parthasarathy, partner, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP
  Retirement associated with lower stress, but only those with a top job
  A research paper suggests that the period around retirement may widen socio-economic inequalities in stress and health amongpPoorer people, or those in low status occupations, who often have poorer health and higher biological stress response levels, especally post retirement
  Fake news and filters aren't fooling internet users
  Despite what some politicians argue, fake news and biased search algorithms aren't swaying public opinion, finds a survey of 14,000 internet users in seven nations: the US, Britain, France, Poland, Germany, Italy and Spain
  Bahubali: the backstory of a blockbuster in 100 days
  Bestselling author Anand Neelkantan talks to Swetha Amit about his new book The Rise of Sivagami-part 1of the Bahubali series
  Food webs entangle humans, animals, crops and the environment
  What people plant and eat has a great effect on the environment and on ecosystems. In the end, those choices will impact human survival
  Juggling between reality and idealism
  Authors Padmashri Sudha Murty, Roopa Pai and Ranjit Lal in conversation with Swetha Amit on their experience of writing stories for children and adult segments
  Struggling with different work identities? Your work may suffer
  A new study from Ohio State University's Fisher College of Business suggests that how employees juggle different work identities may affect their job performance
  Curiosity skills the marketer
  Harish Bhat Brand Custodian, Tata Sons and chairman of Tata Global Beverages Ltd. and Tata Coffee Ltd director on the boards of Titan, Trent, Tata Starbucks, Infiniti Retail, Tata Unistore and Tata AIA Life Insurance Company, talks to Swetha Amit about his recent book The Curious Marketer,
  The physics of wealth inequality
  Adrian Bejan, professor of mechanical engineering and materials science at Duke University, says in a new paper published in the Journal of Applied Physics, that the growing income disparity between the rich and poor is part of the laws of physics
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