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Asio Tech delivers over 1000 Orion defence systems to Israeli Army

Asio Tech delivers over 1000 Orion defence systems to Israeli Army

September 29, 2022

Asio Technologies, a global leader that has been providing advanced defence technologies to numerous forces in Israel, including Israeli defence ministry and Israeli Defence Forces for nearly two decades, says it has recently completed the delivery of a large order to the Israeli...

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GST levy to hinder recovery for budget hotels, says GlobalData

GST levy to hinder recovery for budget hotels, says GlobalData

July 18, 2022

The decision by the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council to impose 12 pc tax on small hotels and lodging establishments that charge room rent up to INR 1000 a day has come in for sharp criticism by not only the hospitality industry, but also by major travel industry bodies like T...

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Dynamism in EU-India relations key to respond to changing strategic environment

Dynamism in EU-India relations key to respond to changing strategic environment

July 14, 2022

India’s relations with the European Union over the decades have been built on the principles of cooperation, shared values and common concern for global peace, security, and development. This makes them natural partners as well as factors of stability in the present world order...

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World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought: Rising desertification across India

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought: Rising desertification across India

June 17, 2022

According to a report by the Indian Space Research Organisation and Desertification and Land Degradation, 97,850,000 hectares of India’s total geographical area of 328,720,000 hectares underwent land degradation during 2018-19. Report says, 29.7 pc of the country’s land becom...

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Indian documentary to be screened at Cannes 2022

Indian documentary to be screened at Cannes 2022

April 16, 2022

Delhi-based filmmaker Shaunak Sen’s documentary All That Breathes is set to premiere in the Special Screening segment at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival, say the organisers of the world’s leading film festival at a press conference in Paris. According to Cannes Film Fe...

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Vaccine passports: Bad idea with terrible timing traumatises tourism industry

Vaccine passports: Bad idea with terrible timing traumatises tourism industry

August 24, 2021

For a long while now, international travellers have been used to finding different queues at immigration counters at various airports, especially in developed world, queues that classify arrivals by origin of their country. Most of the rich countries are clubbed together and then...

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Substance abuse in India rises during Covid-19

Substance abuse in India rises during Covid-19

June 26, 2020

Drug abuse, one of the key banes of Indian youth, is set to become a bigger menace during Coronavirus pandemic.

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WTO: An existential battle

WTO: An existential battle

May 15, 2019

As countries chart their own path, violating global trade rules with impunity, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) is more vulnerable than ever. But for the smaller developing nations, WTO is the sole recourse in a lawless world.

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It’s time for the Cannes Film Festival 2019

It’s time for the Cannes Film Festival 2019

May 14, 2019

The largest producer of films in the world, India, has a rather meagre representation at the prestigious Festival de Cannes with no official screenings on the charts. Even the government’s own participation is slim due to the general elections.

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Touring the great Indian election festival

Touring the great Indian election festival

March 30, 2019

You must have heard of an industry tour, a slum tour but how about an election tour? The Indian travel and tour operators are giving international travellers an opportunity to come and be a part of the largest democratic electorate in the world.

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Saffron outfits turn up the heat on Ram temple

Saffron outfits turn up the heat on Ram temple

December 1, 2018

Ahead of Lok Sabha elections next year, Saffron outfits have turned the heat demanding the construction of Ram temple at Ayodhya. Will it polarise the millions of voters on communal lines even as India faces farm distress and joblessness?

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Stree fights patriarchy with chilling horror and comedy

Stree fights patriarchy with chilling horror and comedy

September 13, 2018

The real ghost in the film is the partriarchal mentality, which is seeped deep within men in India. The witch on the other hand is instead the ‘hero’ fighting male domination.

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