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'It is time to pause and recalibrate'
The trade minister says that India would rather give discounts to all the smartphone manufacturers.
Innovation worries us. At one level, many perceive it as a threat to their jobs and, in fact, to their way of thinking and behaving. It challenges what they are used to. At another and more profound level, there is genuine fear of failure. After all, not all innovations succeed. Indeed, most fail. A combination of the above is often the reason why governments and institutions are usually averse to innovation and thus, change.
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A letter from Kerala's Agriculture minister V.S. Sunil Kumar to the Central government highlights apprehensions about the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a trade deal that will bind India to Asia Pacific's manufacturing and agricultural powerhouses. No one, least of all the states who bear the actual consequences, has a clue about what is being negotiated, the tariff lines being conceded, the products in the negative list, and what sectors and states will be affected.
Voting for 27 Rajya Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and Haryana showcased a number of interesting results — from BJP's significant gain by wi...
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NEW DELHI -- The Centre has countered Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's allegation of rise in meat exports during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's regime, saying beef export is banned and also there a...
The NDA government today indicated it will take a fresh look at environmental clearances for projects granted or rejected by the previous UPA government in the light of former Union Minister Jayanthi...