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Gold's Glitter: A Weak, Though Welcome Return

The first month of the New Year has been a positive one for gold, with prices inching up steadily over the past 30 days. Against this background, and buoyed by promotions and other minor course corrections, the second tranche of the government's Gold Bonds scheme has also fared well

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The Pakistan Conundrum

Pakistan’s response to the Pathankot attack has not followed its traditional script of denial of any responsibility.

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Helping Farmers Through Timely Weather Forecasts

Weather predictions can help peasants decide the appropriate time to apply farm inputs like fertilizers, pesticides and irrigation

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Hollande's Visit Cements Indo-French Alliance

France has commended India's stabilising role in South Asia, in particular in Afghanistan, where the two sides noted that terrorist activities and proxies supported from safe havens across Afghanistan's borders posed a grave threat to peace

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Harvard Study Places India On Top

The Harvard researchers predict that Indian GDP will expand at an average of 6.98 per cent till 2025. This means nominal GDP will nearly double to around $4.50 trillion in 2025 at current exchange rates

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Diamond Industry At The Crossroads

The diamond industry is witnessing the first signs that the worst of last year’s turbulence may now lie behind it. But it is still faced with an uncertain future as it grapples with the forces of change unleashed by the storm

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India-Japan Relationship Enters New Phase

During Shinzo Abe's visit, Delhi underscored more robustly than ever that peace, stability and development in the Indo-Pacific region are indispensable to India's security and prosperity

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Private Weather Forecasters To Usher In Innovation To Indian Climate

Climate change induced inclement weather events are however mutating the misfortunes related to weather.

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Union Budgets Are Not For Tax Tinkering

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will tinker with taxes: an increase of Rs 25,000 in exemptions here, a 5 per cent cut in excise duty there, a tweak in personal income-tax slabs everywhere

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Harnessing A Revolution

Humans will have to think faster than machines to efficiently harness the fourth industrial revolution that's already upon us

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