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Himachal farmers switch to aromatic plants

Himachal farmers switch to aromatic plants

February 14, 2020

Erratic weather conditions have made some farmers across the Himalayan state switch to aromatic plant cultivation to boost incomes.

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Facial recognition raising hackles

Facial recognition raising hackles

February 11, 2020

Facial recognition is being touted as a major technological breakthrough. Easy to abuse, its adoption needs to be strictly controlled.

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Budget 2020-21: A battle of unequals

Budget 2020-21: A battle of unequals

February 6, 2020

With consumption at a four-decade low and unemployment at a 45-year high, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman missed the opportunity to use the budget to boost the economy and mitigate the problems of rural India. The Indian budget for fiscal year 2021, starting in March, was pre...

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India on the backfoot at WEF 2020 in Davos

India on the backfoot at WEF 2020 in Davos

January 29, 2020

At the recently concluded Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, the usual star of the show, India, was on the defensive, unlike the previous years and notably in 2018 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave the plenary speech, becoming the first Indian leader to del...

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Broken economies benefitting billionaires

Broken economies benefitting billionaires

January 24, 2020

As per the recent Oxfam Billionaires report, India's richest 1 pc hold more than four-times the wealth held by 953 million people who make up for the bottom 70 pc. As economic growth benefits only one percent, Amitabh Behar, CEO, Oxfam India, talks to Media India Group about the ...

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EIFE boost for Skill India Mission

EIFE boost for Skill India Mission

January 21, 2020

A unique, multi-country delegation from Europe visits India to scout for opportunities of collaboration.

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EIFE and ORMAS organise EU-India workshop on skill development in Odisha

EIFE and ORMAS organise EU-India workshop on skill

January 15, 2020

In an attempt to provide a boost to India’s skill development ecosystem, Europe India Foundation for Excellence (EIFE), a not-for-profit organisation based in Brussels, brought a European delegation to present the expertise and best practices from Europe. Experts from leading s...

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Video report of SATTE 2020

Video report of SATTE 2020

January 10, 2020

With three days of tourism exhibitions, B2B meetings, business deals and a plethora of new destinations on platter to be explored, the 27th edition of SATTE, one of the leading travel shows of South Asia saw more than a thousand exhibitors and around 30,000 visitors from 50 count...

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Taking stock: Disconnect between Indian bourses & economy

Taking stock: Disconnect between Indian bourses &#

December 21, 2019

Sensex continues to scale new all-time highs, while the economy plumbs to long-time lows. The disconnect between the markets and the economy seems total and unprecedented.

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Mistry back at the helm

Mistry back at the helm

December 20, 2019

The NCLAT ruling in favour of Cyrus Mistryposes serious questions about the future course of action for India’s oldest and most respected conglomerate as relations between two key shareholders seem to be beyond repair.

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