Category Archives: Top Story

The corporate debt trap

Study: Firms that owed more also laid off more workers during the 2007-2009 recession by Peter Dizikes, MIT News CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The debt levels of large companies just before the Great Recession of 2007-2009 are strongly linked to local unemployment spikes during that time, a

The power of pre-existing views

Study shows how information sources affect voters. by Peter Dizikes, MIT News CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — For all the fact-checking and objective reporting produced by major media outlets, voters in the U.S. nonetheless rely heavily on their pre-existing views when deciding if politicians’ statements are true or

Samsung India partners  Karnataka for ‘School Kit Programme’

Reaches out to more than thirty thousand school students in key districts Bengaluru: Samsung India has collaborated with the Government of Karnataka for a two-day ‘School Kit Programme’ that aims to extend support to students from government schools across Bengaluru, Dodballapura, Kolar and Mulbaghal districts in

Gurmehar Kaur withdraws from Save DU campaign

Finally, Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur has withdrawn from the Save DU campaign. She declared her decision on Twitter early Tuesday morning that She is withdrawing from the Save DU Campaign. “I’m withdrawing from the campaign. Congratulations everyone. I request to be left alone. I

15 lakh youth to get  experiential learning on entrepreneurship education

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (SDE) and Wadhwani Operating Foundation (WOF) signed  today two agreements for effectuating an earlier understanding of jointly developing and implementing entrepreneurship and skill development initiatives in the country with the Pradhan Mantri YUVA Scheme being the first joint