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UAE, Saudi Arabia can help India meet any oil deficit, says UAE envoy

Even as the US-imposed sanctions on Iran has put India’s energy security in jeopardy, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to India Ahmed Albanna has allayed fears of an oil shortage, saying his country as well as Saudi Arabia can fill in if supply from Iran is disrupted.

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Managing risk: Here’s how to handle foreign exchange exposure

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Managing risk: Here’s how to handle foreign exchange exposure

Managing risk is widely acknowledged as one of the key aspects of running any business. By definition, risk is something unknown, and managing risk requires a blend of both art—call it a combination of experience, sensitivity to circumstance and events, and, of course, intuition—and science, or experience (again) and hard facts and analysis. The first without the second could lead to disaster; the second without the first usually results in sub-optimal performance.

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In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change

In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,

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UAE, Saudi Arabia can help India meet any oil deficit, says UAE envoy

Even as the US-imposed sanctions on Iran has put India’s energy security in jeopardy, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to India Ahmed Albanna has allayed fears of an oil shortage, saying hi...

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