Daily Archives: October 20, 2017

How safe is a safe following distance?

What is a safe

Summary:Confusion over what is a ‘safe following distance’ has road safety researchers calling for a standardized definition to prevent tailgating.

Confusion over what is a “safe following distance” has QUT road safety researchers calling for a standardised definition to prevent tailgating.

Dr Sebastien Demmel, from QUT’s

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FICCI President leads CEOs delegation accompanying Arun Jaitley to Bangladesh

FICCI

A high-powered business delegation led by Mr. Pankaj Patel, President, FICCI and Chairman and Managing Director, Zydus Cadila – Cadila Healthcare is accompanying Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley on his visit to Bangladesh on October 3 and 4, 2017 to enhance bilateral economic relations between the two neighbouring countries.
The visit comes at… Read More

Study showcases untapped creativity in workforce

Study shows

Summary:With the U.S. economy less reliant on manufacturing, creativity and innovation are of increasing value. Arts graduates, and others who have developed and honed their creative skills, can be critical assets.

With the U.S. economy less reliant on manufacturing, creativity and innovation are of increasing value. Arts graduates, and others who have… Read More

CII calls for Interest Rate Cut, Rupee Depreciation

CII

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has called for an interest rate cut of 100 basis points for boosting the economic growth rate. It has also suggested interventions for depreciation of the exchange rate that would increase export-related jobs.

“CII is of the firm belief that the current blip in growth rates is temporary and we are confident of a strong… Read More

Best performing officers from law enforcement agencies to be felicitated

FICCI

FICCI CASCADE [Committee against Smuggling and Counterfeiting Destroying the Economy] is organizing the 4th edition of its flagship annual international event titled MASCRADE 2017 –Movement Against Smuggling and Counterfeit Trade scheduled on 12-13 October 2017 in New Delhi.

This year,the theme of the conference is “Protect Your Brand Globally:… Read More

Challenge of retaining farmers on the Farm, Centre reorienting interventions in Farm Sector

Pandurang Hegde

The World Food Day (WFD) is celebrated on October 16 to commemorate the founding of Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) in 1945. This is the most celebrated day of the United Nations as over 150 countries across the world organize events to create awareness leading food security and to achieve Zero Hunger Huger by 2030.

This year the theme is ‘Change the… Read More

IndAS Can Set Standards for World

IndAS Can Set Standards for World

Financial accounting standards in India could guide the world, if Indian Accounting Standards (IndAS) are pragmatically established, said Mr Amarjit Chopra, Chairman, National Advisory Committee on Accounting Standards (NACAS). He was speaking at the National Conference on Financial Reporting ‘Transition to IndAS and GST: Challenges and Experiences’… Read More

Using LED lights to supplement WiFi | No dark sides

Using LED lights

Summary:Energy-saving Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) could help meet demand for wireless communications without affecting the quality of light or environmental benefits they deliver, new research has shown.

Energy-saving Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) could help meet demand for wireless communications without affecting the quality of light or environmental… Read More