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Granite industry bats for Open General Licence

Published on 24-Jul-2016
FIGSI President R Sekar. DH PHOTO

At present, the Indian granite industry is exporting about Rs 12,000 crore worth of granite, out of which, around 80% is in the form...

Bringing you the gift you want: MyThofa

Published on 24-Jul-2016
(From left) Shiv Nair,  Presita Nair and Shalini Nair

An ecommerce platform for gifting solutions, MyThofa is all set to put the art of giving into perspective by introducing...

Skilling is just a hobby away, as Tinker Master shows the way

Published on 24-Jul-2016
Rajeev Koyal

Skilling is in, and as the economy opens to a plethora of opportunities, the need to get Indians ready for the perfect...

Coffee plantations headed towards doom

Published on 24-Jul-2016

The Union Commerce Ministry proposes to repeal the anachronistic Coffee Act, 1942, and enact the Coffee Bill, 2016, which aims...

Jumpinggoose matches design to its success mantra

Published on 17-Jul-2016
(From left) Piyush Bhandhari and Tuhin Roy

A chance effort by two youngsters at entrepreneurship, resulted in the establishment of Jumpinggoose...

Unbxd bets big on product discovery, to see 10x growth

Published on 17-Jul-2016
Pavan Sondur

Unbxd, a product discovery platform that helps ecommerce companies serve more customers, hopes to scale its offering...

There's a new kid on the Blockchain

Published on 17-Jul-2016

In the first week of May 2016, an Australian computer scientist Craig Wright declared that he created the Bitcoin...

India-US ties: Matrix reloaded

Published on 17-Jul-2016

It takes two to tango. In the context of India-US relations, increasing convergence in the strategic perspectives...

'Aviation sector has potential to shape the economy of India'

Published on 10-Jul-2016
Phee Teik Yeoh

Relaxation of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in civil aviation sector and unveiling of...

The saga of Wrong Price Index

Published on 10-Jul-2016
 In 2010-12, WPI averaged 10%, coming down to 7% in 2013, while CPI stayed between 9% and 11% during these years. In the last five years, WPI has fallen sharply to 4% in July 2015, while CPI has moderated to 4% during this period, and now stands at 5.5%. The gap between the two went up to almost 7% at peak in the last one year.

Experts say that we don't need an index to measure headline inflation as it can be misleading and depends...

Photo Gallery
A single horned rhino swims through flood waters in flood-hit Kaziranga National Park, in Assam...

A single horned rhino swims through flood waters in flood-hit Kaziranga National Park, in Assam...

Artist from Venkateshwara Natyamandira performing Bharatanatya on the occasion of KS&DL Centenary...

Artist from Venkateshwara Natyamandira performing Bharatanatya on the occasion of KS&DL Centenary...

Army personnel take position at the site of encounter where two Army soldiers and two militants ...

Army personnel take position at the site of encounter where two Army soldiers and two militants ...

An deserted and aerial view of Anand Rao circle fly over on Sheshadri road following the bandh...

An deserted and aerial view of Anand Rao circle fly over on Sheshadri road following the bandh...

A Dog is seen sitting in front of closed Shopping mall with Kannada flag displed during Karntaka...

A Dog is seen sitting in front of closed Shopping mall with Kannada flag displed during Karntaka...

An elephant moves through a waterlogged street after heavy rains in New Delhi on Friday...

An elephant moves through a waterlogged street after heavy rains in New Delhi on Friday...

People catching fish at flooded water due to heavy rain Madiwala Lake over flow...

People catching fish at flooded water due to heavy rain Madiwala Lake over flow...

Rain water flooded on the road at Anugraha Layout 2nd stage, Bilekahalli in Bengaluru...

Rain water flooded on the road at Anugraha Layout 2nd stage, Bilekahalli in Bengaluru...

Workers remove scaffolding from a replica of planet earth after repairs at Science City...

Workers remove scaffolding from a replica of planet earth after repairs at Science City...

Women unload rice grains from a boat to dry in the sunshine in flood affected village Murkata...

Women unload rice grains from a boat to dry in the sunshine in flood affected village Murkata...

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