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Deal Of The Year

Marriott International’s recent purchase of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide was the biggest hospitality industry announcement this year.

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Some Precepts For Planning In The Indian Context

In the Indian context in cases of slum redevelopment in several cities, it has been found that residents prefer basic minimal self built shelters to the monotonous residential blocks built for them by the local authorities on the outskirts of the city

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Disequilibrium | 7th Pay Commission Payout May Be Hot Button For Economy

The second quarter GDP numbers are better - 7.4 per cent - sequentially than the June quarter of 7 per cent, but still below par. The trajectory fortunately is northwards again and this is a good sign

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Be Iconic In 100 Days: 100 Steps To Build The Brand You

Take a moment to absorb this brand leadership epiphany: A hundred days are a lifetime in the life of a newly elected leader or the president; but a blink and a miss in the lifetime of branding!

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Modifications To Gold Schemes Will Make Them More Effective

The government has moved quickly to review the reasons for the initial ‘slow response’ to the Gold Monetisation Scheme and announced modifications that will certainly make it more effective. Continuous monitoring and improvements will help ensure that the aims of making a dent in imports will be met

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IBM Buys Digital Assets of The Weather Company. How Does It Impact Indian Industry Of Weather Forecasting?

IBM's takeover of the digital business of The Weather Channel has dwarfed all weather acquisitions till date. But the deal is important due to reasons greater than its sheer size. Though the acquisition has actually turned into a joke on twitter with many twitteratis making fun of the technology gia

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Disequilibrium | Sweat Pakistan Out...Use A Sporting Embargo

Every time sporting relations between the two nations are normalised, the fires are stoked in this debate. It gets ugly, people get nasty and words are exchanged.

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Disequilibrium | Vicious Cycle Of Violence

Paris attacks and the Brussels lockdown are watershed moment in the continuing war on terror, the sands are shifting rapidly, the theatres are different now

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Mega Diamonds: Rekindling The Romance

While most jewellery across global markets is made with smaller sized diamonds, it is the large, exceptional diamonds that usually grab the attention of the world. Discoveries like the 1,111 ct stone found last week in Botswana, the second largest diamond ever, brings the miners into focus

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En-compassing The Full Japanese Meal Experience

On offer during the brunch are three starters (similar to what I ate), ten kinds of sushi, karage of fried chicken, kushiage (seasoned, grilled) pork, not to mention chicken braised with egg, chicken with bell pepper and fish and chicken teppanyaki

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