Insights into Editorial: A delayed imperative: On BSNL-MTNL merger

Insights into Editorial: A delayed imperative: On BSNL-MTNL merger Context: The Rs.56,000 crore merger and revival plan for Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telecom Nigam Ltd (MTNL) was approved by the Union cabinet. MTNL operates in Delhi and Mumbai, and BSNL in the rest of India. India will merge its twin state-run telecom …

Insights into Editorial: What is quantum supremacy?

Insights into Editorial: What is quantum supremacy?   Context: Google announced that it has achieved a breakthrough called quantum supremacy in computing. For the first time ever, a quantum computer has performed a computational task that would be essentially impossible for a conventional computer to complete, according to a team from Google. Quantum computers could …

Insights into Editorial: Good report card: On ease of doing business

Insights into Editorial: Good report card: On ease of doing business Context: World Bank’s ease of doing business ranking released. 10 top improvers are Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Togo, Bahrain, Tajikistan, Pakistan, Kuwait, China, India, and Nigeria. India bagged 63rd position this time (2019) out of 190 countries marking an improvement of 14 places from its …