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India doesn't need a new retail FDI policy; it needs to scrap existing ones

From: Buisness-standard By Arvind Singhal Recommended by: business-standard Now well into its fifth year of being in power, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government continues to ignore one of the most vital growth drivers
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Facebook shuts down actual news under the cover of 'political ads' policy

Having missed the boat completely on fake news, Facebook appears to now be dropping the hammer on the real stuff.  The nonprofit investigative journalism outlet Reveal published a major story this week regarding immigrant children allegedly
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Facebook tightens its policies on gun-related advertising

Facebook is tightening up its rules on advertising gun accessories to minors. The social media giant announced it would restrict the advertising of weapon accessories, such as optics, belt accessories and holsters, to those over the age of 18. It is
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Spotify CEO admits the company bungled policy on artists like R. Kelly

With the dust settled from the controversy over Spotify's ban on promoting artists like R. Kelly, its CEO admitted they messed up the rollout. The streaming company received backlash after announcing its policy on hate speech and hateful conduct,
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New Starbucks policy: You don't need to buy their coffee to sit or use the bathroom

Starbucks issued a new policy on Saturday: Patrons no longer need to make a purchase to sit in the cafe or use the restrooms. According to the Associated Press, Starbucks executives have claimed the old policies were "loose and ambiguous," which
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Democratic Senator launches inquiry into Facebook’s data-sharing policy

Facebook will soon provide more answers about how and why Cambridge Analytica was able to amass Facebook user data for 50 million people without getting expressed permission. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) sent an letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on
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Junk sector policies as an instrument of development

From: Buisness-standard By Sanjeev Ahluwalia Recommended by: business-standard Policies mean very little, unless there is a national consensus behind them, because governments change in a democracy. Formulating a policy is a
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Why alarmists must not derail policy direction if they want a better India

From: Buisness-standard By Santosh Mehrotra Recommended by: business-standard India’s Budget 2018, which raised customs duties on many imported manufactures, finally suggests that the government recognises the need for (a) an