Volume IconTMS Ep91: 5G & flight safety, Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, markets, Budget

Will 5G come in the way of India's flight safety? What's triggering extreme weather events in India? What are the top stocks and sectors to bet on now? What is the Union Budget? All answers here

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The US rolled out 5G services on Wednesday, notwithstanding the US Federal Aviation Administration’s warning and fears that it may interfere with crucial on-board instruments. And, amid this fear, several countries either rescheduled or cancelled flights to American cities. But the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said that there was no immediate safety concern in their region where the latest technology is also being introduced. India, meanwhile, will also launch this service in the next few months. So will the new technology come in the way of flight safety here, our next report tries to find some answers

After the clash of two technologies, let us move on to man's brush with nature. According to an estimate, earth’s temperature has risen by 0.14° F (0.08° C) per decade since 1880. And the last decade was the warmest in recorded history. To know more about the climate change -- which is also leading to erratic distribution of rainfall and increased probability of flash floods -- Business Standard’s Sanjeeb Mukherjee spoke to Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, Director General of Meteorology, India Meteorological Department. 

Climate change has also started influencing investment decisions, a recent report has said. Meanwhile, equity markets have been on a downtrend for the better part of this week. The Sensex has fallen over 1,800 points in 3 days while the Nifty50 is testing 17,750 level. Given this, analysts suggest inventors accumulate quality names from the sectors which can benefit from Budget announcements. Watch our next report to know which are the stocks and sectors that analysts are most bullish on

It is not just the markets, but the country too is keenly waiting for the Union budget which will be tabled on February 1. But what are its major components? Why does the government conduct this annual exercise? 

Budget is not always populist, it also upsets many. While referring to some tough measures that he had taken in the 2012 budget, the then Union finance minister Pranab Mukherjee had said while quoting Hamlet, “I must be cruel only to be kind.” Know about the Union Budget and more in this episode of the podcast. 
 

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First Published: Jan 21 2022 | 8:00 AM IST

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