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Nationalism is defined not just by love for one’s country, but by specific enemies: Ashish Nandy

Old-fashioned patriotism was good enough for even Europe at one time, and in India today, it is by blurring old-style patriotism and love for the country — which is natural and biological — and the idea of nationalism, th

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The Nickel Boys | Horrors of the past and present

A heartbreaking tale reinforces the black reality of incessant discrimination and its tragedies.

Whitehead has called The Nickel Boys his ‘Trumpian’ novel, although it could just as easily be named after Modi, Erdogan, or Orban News

The culture calendar: Events not to be missed in the coming months

India’s cultural playlist is vibrant and full of surprises. Here’s a roundup of all the happening events not to be missed in the coming months.

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India needs its own Disney, Cartoon Network for kids; here’s why

The early 2000s upended this paradigm, with the rise of the internet and the advent of digitization introducing a vast world of options to choose from.

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‘Pay with RuPay’: How Modi’s RuPay card push in Bahrain may benefit India

It is a rare bilateral state visit where the term “historic” is not trumpeted by media and officials surrounding the event. Rarer still is a meeting where that term is actually justified.

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Modi’s Skill India needs to address these concerns to solve India’s unemployment problem

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his recent Independence Day speech, said, “We need to worry about population explosion”.

Private sector jobs rose further in August, but the pace of expansion was slower. (Representational Image) News

Reduced EPF contribution to raise in-hand salary: What does it mean for you?

Employee’s Provident Fund: It’s better if you don’t allow the extra available cash to lay idle, following the proposal, and invest in inflation-trouncing instruments to secure your post-retirement years.

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Ashok Leyland expects demand to pick up in September

By Pritish Raj Sales of commercial vehicles fell around 40% year-on-year in August, hit by slowdown in the economy, revised axle load norms and limited finance options. Ashok Leyland’s chief operating officer Anuj Kathuria,

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We expect cost of funds to soften over next 2 quarters: Kailash Baheti, CFO, Magma Fincorp

Under the current circumstances, the debt capital market is going through a confidence deficit and access to raise funds via debt remain largely unavailable, says Magma Fincorp, Chief Financial Officer, Kailash Baheti

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RBI order: Private banks not keen on linking retail loans to repo rate

Currently, only two private banks have on offer repo-rate linked retail loans. After RBI notification, all other private lenders will have to fall in line

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Solar energy: India needs a globally competitive solar panel industry

India’s rising solar ambitions necessitate creation of an indigenous, globally-competitive manufacturing industry for solar panels

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Enhancing ISRO’s capabilities through world-class testing facilities

India’s first such facility to be built with an ejector system which aims to reduce the tunnel start or stop loads from acting on the model.

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OnePlus TV to unleash a sight and sound revolution!

After revolutionising the smartphone market, OnePlus is now turning its attention to the smart television segment.

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INX Media Case: P Chidambaram goes to Tihar, to spend 14 days behind bars

The provision for anticipatory bail, the bench said, should only be invoked in exceptional cases where the case alleged is frivolous or groundless.

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NBFC reforms to enhance credit-access; Here’s how

NBFCs are now a dominant supplier of credit to several segments. Given the current liquidity crisis, a structural reforms agenda that would enable sustainable growth of the NBFC sector is crucial

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Fighting slowdown: Govt needs a holistic approach to revive the ailing economy

The slowing economy needs a holistic approach and not ad hoc measures. Policymakers must systematically remove hurdles in each and every sector of the economy

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Does e-commerce harm competition? This is what CCI study says

A CCI study seems to suggest online markets must be treated on a par with offline markets

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Using water crisis as an opportunity

India doesn’t have a problem of water scarcity, it suffers from overexploitation of groundwater; opportunity lies in supplementing resources by natural and artificial recharge

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Maruti Suzuki to examine captive finance company for easy loans

With passenger vehicle sales staying subdued for over a year now, banks have been cautious in lending to dealers to purchase stock on fears of default, as inventory has risen to above-normal levels.

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Mahindra & Mahindra defers Rs 1,000 crore capex plan for auto, tractor segments

With poor auto sales leading to thousands of job losses across the value chain, Goenka warned there could be more layoffs if the slowdown continues till a brief period.

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Govt to file special leave petition in SC against Bombay HC order on IL&FS auditor

Last month, BSR had filed a writ petition in the Bombay High Court seeking that the court declare Section 140 (5) of the Companies Act unconstitutional.

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RBI order impact: NBFCs set to lose market share as banks offer better terms

Non-banks have already lost significant market share to banks amid an ongoing crisis of confidence and consequent liquidity crunch

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We are more premium than IKEA: Vasanth Kumar, Managing Director, Lifestyle International

We have co-branded partnerships and also engage in tie-ups with designers. Almost 80% of the business is protected through exclusive tie-ups, says Vasanth Kumar, Managing Director, Lifestyle International

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The content bandwagon: Brands must jump on it now more than ever

Brands can be broadcasters. Why rely on other media platforms when you can become your own media owner? Create, produce and publish your own content on your own channels.

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We operate in mid-market and smart hotels space: JB Singh, president and CEO, InterGlobe hotels

"India is at the onset of a brand revolution where, in the coming decade, I hope homegrown brands will make it to the top," says JB Singh, President and CEO, InterGlobe Hotels

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Tier-1,2 or 3 stocks: An investor’s quandary

The ongoing global and domestic economic slowdown raises concerns about the market’s valuations in general

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Chandrayaan 2’s Moon Landing: ISRO to make history with Vikram Lander’s soft-landing and Pragyan Rover’s excursion

ISRO's Chandrayaan 2: The forthcoming 48th day of the mission entails the most complex event when the Powered Descent of Lander is scheduled.

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