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Nifty unlikely to deliver positive returns for two years

From: Buisness-standard By Devangshu Datta Recommended by: business-standard An interesting "top-down" approach to assessing the likely long-term return from the Nifty would be as follows. The economy is expected to grow at
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A case for integrated farm management

From: Buisness-standard By Surinder Sud Recommended by: business-standard With the profitability of crop farming having been severely eroded, blending it with agriculture’s allied activities offers a good option to restore its
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Mohan Bhagwat is right: Army not ready for war and defence budget no good

From: Buisness-standard By Ajai Shukla Recommended by: business-standard Mohan Bhagwat, the chief of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), was on the button when he declared on Sunday that, if war broke out, the military would
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Indo-Pak: Escalating use of force has limits

From: Buisness-standard By Shyam Saran Recommended by: business-standard It has been several months since Indian and Pakistani forces have been locked into a tit-for-tat exchange of fire across the Line of Control (LoC), although
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'The country is on the mobile'

From: Buisness-standard By Sunanda K Datta-Ray Recommended by: business-standard The terrible tragedy of a bus in North Bengal plunging into a canal, killing the driver and conductor (two brothers) as well as at least 40
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Apple's bet on original content is paying off in an important way

Apple Music could soon overtake Spotify in one important way. Apple's streaming platform is now adding U.S. subscribers at a faster rate than longtime competitor Spotify, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, whose sources say
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Why 'illegal' is the norm

From: Buisness-standard By Sunita Narain Recommended by: business-standard I am writing an incomplete story. But I need you to follow me as I learn more. Shiv Vihar is a “non-conforming” — where industrial activities are happening
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Are we Indians technology-averse?

From: Buisness-standard By Ajit Balakrishnan Recommended by: business-standard Just the other day, a very senior banker I was in conversation with said to me, “I just don’t understand technology”; in the same nonchalant way I
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Saving the Ramayanas

From: Buisness-standard By Mihir S Sharma Recommended by: business-standard Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at Davos, spoke of an India that is proud of the diversity that gives it strength. Us mere mortals, listening, might wonder