Back in 2015, Heather Terenzio was giving a talk at a vocational school. After she provided an overview of the Boulder-based software development company she founded—Techtonic Group—a young man who helped cater the event came up to her. He told Terenzio that he’d been teaching himself to code for 10 years. He liked what Techtonic was doing, and said that if she were to hire him, she wouldn’t regret it. “We thought, well, why don’t we see what we can do with this kid?” says Terenzio. “He learned everything we taught him, and we had this epiphany that we were on to something interesting.” … [Read more...] about Will you still need a college education in 2040?
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The proposal in this regard has been submitted by a committee constituted to identify and recommend methods for transforming Indian Academy of Highway Engineers (IAHE) into a world class premier institute having comprehensive expertise on the sector, Gadkari said on Tuesday. … [Read more...] about Govt to propose mandatory mid-career training for highway engineers, says Nitin Gadkari
In our base case, we believe that the Corona virus epidemic may have an impact limited to China with a likely extended quarantine and travel ban within the country. This stems from the fact that China this time is better equipped to deal with this crisis than earlier occasions. The recent quick steps may just prevent the problem getting global. In the short term, the adverse impact on Chinese GDP could be larger than earlier occasions due to the clampdown. Further, longer restrictions on travel and work will adversely impact Chinese consumption, services and manufacturing in the short run. … [Read more...] about The Corona virus scare: What’s in it for investors?
"Second issue is with regards to the willingness on part of banks to lend money to NBFCs, that risk averseness has not gone away. The good, strong NBFCs and HFCs get money with relative ease, but the weaker and not so strong ones are finding it difficult to raise money. This issue needs to get addressed. It can be addressed if RBI sits with the bankers and tells them that we strengthened the regulatory environment, you should now feel more confident to go and lend money to these NBFCs of HFCs, " he said, adding that the other way to do it would be to set up a separate entity, which buys over these toxic assets of some of these NBFCs or HFCs, leaving behind assets, which are of better quality. If that is done, then the banks will again have the confidence to go and provide funds to the NBFC or the HFCs. … [Read more...] about Budget 2020: Focus should be on job creation and capital market reforms, says HDFC’s Keki Mistry
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