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India

Sitharaman unveils big-bang reforms in tech, infra, coal, defence equipment mfg, aviation

‘Today’s announcements focus on structural reforms,’ Finance Minister Sitharaman said in the beginning ‘for exploring new horizons of growth’

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India

India got the best messages and deals possible from Trump

While the US president struck the right note in the beginning by mentioning Islamic terrorism, he did not cry foul over levies India puts on imports from America

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Economy

Amazon, Google, Facebook decry French digital tax as unjust

For Amazon, where France represents the second largest European market for e-commerce, the levy “creates a double taxation,” said Peter Hiltz, Director of tax planning for the online retail giant

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Business

Airtel to stop 3G service; network in Kolkata first to go

Airtel has been making losses for some time; the company had had a net loss of Rs 2,866 crore in the first quarter of the current financial year

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World

Technology security system: China’s answer to US action on Huawei

The initiative, expected to protect Chinese high-tech enterprises, will provide the legal basis for technology exports management

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India

With DNA Bill passed in Lok Sabha, forensic technology getting legal sanction

New Delhi: The Bill that provides for regulation of use and application of Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) technology for establishing the identity of certain categories of persons, including offenders, victims, suspects and undertrials was passed in Lok Sabha on Wednesday. The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2018 regulates the use the technology to establish […]

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Revolutionary Stretchable, Self-healing, Biodegradable Smart Skin

Human beings fall, get burnt and get injured and undergo surgeries. The resulting wounds are known by different names- abrasions, lacerations and avulsions. Healing the wounds have traditionally involved the application of a bandage aimed at keeping infections at bay and allowing the body to naturally heal itself, in case of smaller wounds, and assisted […]

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Sci-Tech

Mobile apps that can save your life

New Delhi: The world as we know it has undergone phenomenal changes in the last few decades. It’s now a highly perilous world, where we constantly face the risk of injury or even losing our lives. It could be an accident on the road, a fatal health issue, a reaction to a medicine, mob lynching, riots, […]

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डर से सुधरेगी भारतीय रेल !

कहते हैं कि डंडे के डर से शैतान भी भागता है। रेल मंत्री पीयूष गोयल ने अभी रेल यात्रियों को राहत पहुंचाने के इरादे से स्पष्ट कर दिया है कि अगर ट्रेनों के संचालन में देरी होगी तो इसका असर संबंधित अधिकारियों के प्रमोशन पर भी पड़ेगा। पिछले काफी समय से रेल यात्रियों को जिस […]

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Economy

Moody’s calls for tax reforms to expand India’s revenue base

New Delhi: Moody’s Investors Service has called for tax reforms that are likely to expand revenue base in fast-growing economies like India but the rating agency recommended that tax reforms must be accompanied by lowering of fiscal deficit and effective management of expenditure. It said most sovereigns including India have embarked on tax administration and compliance […]