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Former Niti boss wants you to stop fretting over the slowdown

For five years after 2013-14 we have grown at 7.5% and now we are slowing down again, said Panagariya.
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A Bollywood-themed sangeet, pool party, and traditions: Indostar CEO R Sridhar's son ties the knot in three-day extravaganza

Bharadwaj Sridhar married Nisha Prasad at a resort close to Mumbai.

BSP fast losing its leaders to Samajwadi Party

The latest defector into SP fold is of East Uttar Pradesh’s OBC face Ram Prasad Choudhari, who...

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  • The government is nevertheless planning to issue a notice to Google asking why it had not informed the authorities about the attack. It will also seek details of the cyber attack and its impact on Indian users. Phishing is defined as a fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as user names, passwords by masquerading as a trustworthy entity.

    "We have realised that the discussion was used by Nitish Kumar to give a message to the BJP and never had serious intentions," senior RJD leader said

    The entire ecosystem of payments & favourable policies are already in place for India to become a big hub of software products, said Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. He also asked tech firms to support the govt in its Digital Villages programme.

    ​​"There are 23,000 startups and 800 are technological startups and out of them 21 are 'unicorns'...But when I see global number of unicorns, that number is 400 plus and so there is a case for greater mentorship and encouragement," Prasad said.

    The saffron party also pledged to provide financial assistance to high school students hailing from backward and poor families. Every student of Classes 9 and 10 will receive Rs 2,200 and that of Classes 11 and 12 Rs 7,500 as scholarships, Prasad said, releasing the manifesto here.

    Justice Bobde said that the Indian Constitution is reflective of a fine balance of blending diversity with unity, plurality with stability, pragmatism with idealism, formality with adaptability, liberty with security and all within a framework carefully designed to safeguard the basic freedoms.

    From the start of the proceedings, Congress MPs staged a noisy protest alleging ‘murder of democracy in Maharashtra’. When the Speaker tried to proceed with the business, the MPs intensified the sloganeering and waved posters from the Well of the House. Sonia Gandhi led a Congress dharna outside Parliament House.

    The auction will be conducted on November 22.

    Political analysts say that Shivpal Singh Yadav had tried to show his strength by contesting the Lok Sabha elections with the PSPL, but he did not succeed.

    Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya said the upcoming Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections are crucial as these will be the first polls in the country after the abrogation of Article 370.

    FICCI in a letter to Nirmala Sitharaman seeking her urgent intervention to resolve woes in the telecom sector said the debt-ridden industry has no appetite left to invest in networks and future technologies while businesses across the world are exploring new opportunities around emerging technologies like 5G, AI and internet of things.

    The law and telecom minister acknowledged that there are problems in the telecom sector, which are being looked upon by the government. BSNL, a debt-ridden PSU, has not been able to pay salaries of employees for September.

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