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EPISODE 42
08 Aug 2022

Rising friction between the US and China over Taiwan offers threats as well as opportunities. Mint's Dilasha Seth explores in her report. This episode is being hosted by Prasid Ba ... Read more

Rising friction between the US and China over Taiwan offers threats as well as opportunities. Mint's Dilasha Seth explores in her report. This episode is being hosted by Prasid Banerjee. Read more

EPISODE 41
29 Jul 2022

The US Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate by another 75 basis points to cool scorching inflation. This was its second 75 bps hike in a row, and the fou ... Read more

The US Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate by another 75 basis points to cool scorching inflation. This was its second 75 bps hike in a row, and the fourth increase this year. Mint looks at what this rate hike means and its impact on the Indian economy. Read more

EPISODE 40
28 Jul 2022

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has sharply lowered India’s growth forecast for FY23 to 7.4%, in its World Economic Outlook update titled ‘Gloomy and More Uncertain.’ This Mi ... Read more

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has sharply lowered India’s growth forecast for FY23 to 7.4%, in its World Economic Outlook update titled ‘Gloomy and More Uncertain.’ This Mint Primer is written by Dilsha Seth and hosted by Prasid Banerjee explaining the implications of slower trade growth. Read more

EPISODE 39
27 Jul 2022

A chess-playing robot that fractured a boy’s finger was apparently irked when the seven-year-old began playing without waiting for the machine to complete its move. While such inci ... Read more

A chess-playing robot that fractured a boy’s finger was apparently irked when the seven-year-old began playing without waiting for the machine to complete its move. While such incidents are rare, they only exacerbate our fear of robots. Mint examines the issue. This edition of Mint Primer is being written by Leslie D'Monte & hosted by Prasid Banerjee. Read more

EPISODE 38
26 Jul 2022

Last week, federal think tank NITI Aayog released a report on digital banks, offering a template for their licensing in India. It said India already has a technology stack to facil ... Read more

Last week, federal think tank NITI Aayog released a report on digital banks, offering a template for their licensing in India. It said India already has a technology stack to facilitate digital banks. What purpose will these new banks serve, and are we ready for them? This Mint Primer is written by Gopika Gopakumar and hosted by Prasid Banerjee. Read more

EPISODE 37
25 Jul 2022

A robust agriculture infrastructure is crucial to reduce post-harvest wastage that remains high in India. The new Agriculture Infrastructure Fund (AIF) has got investment proposals ... Read more

A robust agriculture infrastructure is crucial to reduce post-harvest wastage that remains high in India. The new Agriculture Infrastructure Fund (AIF) has got investment proposals worth ₹23,000 crore, accelerating change in this direction. Mint decodes its benefits. This Mint Primer, is written by Jagadish Shettigar and Pooja Misra, and hosted by Prasid Banerjee. Read more

EPISODE 36
23 Jul 2022

On Tuesday, the cooling mechanisms of data centres used by Google and Oracle in London failed to withstand the heat wave. As climate gets warmer, data centres need to up their game ... Read more

On Tuesday, the cooling mechanisms of data centres used by Google and Oracle in London failed to withstand the heat wave. As climate gets warmer, data centres need to up their game. This Mint Primer is written by Leslie D'Monte, and hosted by Alisha Sachdev! Read more

EPISODE 35
21 Jul 2022

Tech giants serve content owned by publishers and directly or indirectly monetise the resulting traffic while the publisher gets a little or inadequate share. The government is now ... Read more

Tech giants serve content owned by publishers and directly or indirectly monetise the resulting traffic while the publisher gets a little or inadequate share. The government is now examining this. Mint's Prasid Banerjee explains in this episode. Read more

EPISODE 34
20 Jul 2022

Ola Electric, the poster boy for India’s electric vehicle (EV) dreams, is going to spend $500 million in a research and development (R&D) facility for batteries. The question i ... Read more

Ola Electric, the poster boy for India’s electric vehicle (EV) dreams, is going to spend $500 million in a research and development (R&D) facility for batteries. The question is whether R&D investments alone can mitigate the EV industry’s problems. Mint's Prasid Banerjee explains in this episode. Read more

EPISODE 33
19 Jul 2022

The monsoon session of Parliament began on Monday amid opposition protests on issues like inflation. The session has a hectic legislative agenda, but many controversial issues are ... Read more

The monsoon session of Parliament began on Monday amid opposition protests on issues like inflation. The session has a hectic legislative agenda, but many controversial issues are expected to remain in the spotlight. Mint's Gireesh Chandra Prasad reports what to expect. This episode is being hosted by Mint's Prasid Banerjee. Read more

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