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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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Firm and careful step taken

The first giant step towards the implementation of a single goods and services tax for the country as a whole has finally been taken. Showing rare bonhomie, the Rajya Sabha voted to pass a constitutional amendment bill that will allow the Centre and the states to draft appropriate GST legislation. The next step is for the majority of states to ratify the bill. 

The unease of doing GST business

The consumer’s perspective should also be considered.

Pushing crop insurance

The new policy is promising, but achieving higher coverage calls for more efforts.

Economic lessons India must take from China

China dreamt of becoming a potential global power, likewise, India must develop its own desi model to handle growth.

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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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