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Flawed regulation can undermine the digital payment ecosystem

Anupam Manur writes in Hindustan Times on why the limits placed on Unified Payments Interface (UPI) transactions for third-party apps by NPCI is flawed. Systemic risks are automatically lower when consumers, merchants, and third-party app developers are all multi-homing, meaning they...

Anupam Manur quoted in Hindustan Times about boycotting Chinese goods

Anupam Manur, assistant professor at Takshashila Institution, was quoted in an article in Hindustan Times by Rajeev Jayaswal, Rahul Singh, and Rezaul H Laskar on the subject of Chinese goods and investment in India. Manur said “As much as the...

Use the oil price crash to boost India’s strategic reserves [Hindustan Times]

One area in which India can definitely use the lower oil prices to its advantage is to stock up on the commodity for future use. Like many other countries, India maintains strategic petroleum reserves (SPR), which is an inventory of...

Takshashila trains Mint & Hindustan Times staff on Data Journalism

The Takshashila Institution conducted a 3-day course on data journalism for about 20 journalists and staff from Mint and Hindustan Times, during Jan 19-21, 2016. Karthik Shashidhar and Pavan Srinath trained the participants on writing data stories, handling data, drawing insights, using effective...