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Decoding Kapferer’s brand identity prism

Jean-Noël Kapferer of HEC Paris represented brand identity as a hexagonal prism, with each side representing essential elements of a brand.

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PM Modi brought Rafale to centre stage after IAF airstrikes in Pakistan: P Chidambaram

It is a mystery why the Prime Minister’s Office held parallel negotiations undermining the efforts of the INT.

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Golfers must stop thinking and start playing: Meraj shah

Golfers, stop thinking, and start playing.

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Inside track: From IAF airstrike in Pakistan to upcoming Lok Sabha polls

By the time clear satellite images were made available to the public, the Pakistanis had smartly finished reconstructing the roof over the bombed seminary at Balakot and attempted to cover up the dest

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World is inching closer towards a breakthrough on HIV/AIDS

We now have the second case of an individual showing no traces of the virus after stem cell treatment.

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RBI shouldn’t backstop loans beyond the FRBM limits

Perhaps RBI shouldn’t backstop loans beyond the FRBM limits.

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Govt focuses on making science more accessible to people

Govt focuses on making science more accessible to people, but to become an R&D giant, India needs to do much more.

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Bad loser? Why Congress bickers about economic data

There is a change in the use of economic data since the 2014 election. Unlike before, misuse of economic data appears to be politically motivated.

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Private equity has trillions, but women get little

Shaded questions and hostility come despite the fact that gender-balanced leadership show a 25% greater increase in valuations compared with those that have imbalanced teams.

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Hanoi Summit: Will the economic hook open the diplomatic window?

The 2019 North Korea-US Hanoi Summit highlighted that the US has the proverbial wild card— the promise of economic boom that may open a diplomatic window and shape future negotiations.

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GDP growth slips to six-quarter low in Q3

Real gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate slowed down to a six-quarter low to 6.6% in the three months to December 2018.

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Invoking OSA in rafale case suggests government on backfoot

As the Supreme Court asked the Attorney General, if the documents are genuine, does it matter if they are stolen?

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Monsanto patent gets legal protection, but this may not help without policy changes

It wins arbitration and SC ruling also helps it, but till govt rolls back its unfair policies and defends its patent, this won’t help.

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If TV soaps are leading to illicit affairs, is global warming the cause of road rage?

If TV soaps are leading to illicit affairs that are responsible for murders, is global warming the cause of road rage?

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Unemployment in India? Use reliable databases for jobs, not thin samples

CMIE uses thin surveys to estimate unemployment and also links this with falling investments. But investments are rising and there are better sources of data on jobs.

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Tax breaks driving demand for affordable housing in India

Extension of tax rebates, exemption of notional tax, added flexibility to deploy capital gains from property transactions and tax breaks for individual taxpayers will help in improving the demand for

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Climate change is exacerbating India’s nutrition and health insecurity

WHO estimated that climate change could lead to 250,000 deaths annually between 2030 and 2050. The poorest people, suffering from highest rates of undernutrition, are most vulnerable.

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RBI’s surgical strikes on banks: Banks still vulnerable to SWIFT scams

Banks are still vulnerable to SWIFT scams.

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Mission Steel: India needs to privatise 6 steel PSUs

Vast amounts recovered through NCLT of late will pale in comparison to what the govt could earn from divestment of steel assets.

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Reform reservations: Centre’s proposed ordinance to stall faculty reservations a retrogade step

The Centre's proposed ordinance to stall higher education faculty-reservation reforms is a retrograde step.

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Bank CEO compensation: Should there be a cap on pay of top bankers?

While all companies follow the practices under corporate governance, the board is often not assertive enough given the stature of the CEO who could be the owner.

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Why is India refusing to join WTO e-commerce talks

India remains opposed on the larger ground that such talks can obliterate progress on many pending issues on the DDA and on the more specific ground of e-commerce talks to be embedded in the WTO’s o

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Indian metal markets: All set to discover benchmark India premiums

The launch of aluminium and zinc delivered contracts ex-Mumbai is not limited to enabling the delivery of metals on the exchange warehouse, but also entails setting up of an ecosystem of trustworthy p

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Namami Gange: With 1,109 industries discharging toxic effluents, it is a long way to go

With 1,109 gross polluting industries discharging toxic effluents into the Ganga, it is a long way to go.

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Trai has had it right all along: Encourage competition, ensure level-playing field and protect interest of consumers

The regulator has tried to provide a level-playing field, in consultation with stakeholders.

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US talks tough on trade, India will have to fall in line

India can use retaliatory tariffs, but keep in mind that China which has far greater leverage with US is close to accepting its terms.

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