Foreign seed firms gang up to fight India's GM crop rules
The new body - Federation of Seed Industry of India (FSII) - is being formed at a time when the seed industry is divided over issues such as capping of royalties and high seed prices
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim gets a second term
Kim's selection is in keeping with the tradition of an American being picked by the United States, the bank's largest contributor, as the World Bank president
Worried Australia warns DCNS after Scorpene leak in India
Australian defence officials have warned French naval contractor DCNS to beef up security in Australia, where it is preparing to build a fleet of submarines worth $38 billion
RBI opens bond market, allows banks to issue `masala bonds'
Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) will be allowed to trade in corporate bonds under the negotiated deals system, under an arrangement with market regulator Sebi, to ease the process of investment in debt securities
Domino's aims to be first to deliver pizzas by drone
Teaming-up with drone delivery company Flirtey, the firm behind the first-ever legal drone delivery in the US last year, Domino's is looking at this unique way to ensure that your pizza never gets cold during delivery
 
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Interviews
  Good vines make better wines
  Aditi Pai, co-founder of Vallonne Vineyards talks to Swetha Amit about her adventures as a vintner after a journalistic career with a news magazine
  Five ways bioengineers want to use 3-D printing
  Now that 3D printing has made it easier to generate custom-made prosthetics, bioengineers are looking ahead at manufacturing actual cellular material
  Grand slam woman
  Sania Mirza, iconic Indian woman tennis champ in conversation with Swetha Amit about her autobiography Ace against Odds
  Drama at the airport
  Quite often an IAS officer's posting in a state is made at the behest of local politicians close to the chief minister, with many an officer unwittingly caught in the crossfire between rival political factions, says former IAS officer Vivek Agnihotri, who retired as the secretary general  of the Rajya Sabha
  Retracing the journey of Indian advertising
  Ambi Parameswaran, brand strategist, former ad man and founder of brandbuilding.com, cum author talks to Swetha Amit about India's 50 year old journey in advertising
  Taking the road less travelled
  During a career in civil services there are opportunities and threats based on your 'recognised' strengths and weakness.  But on the day of reckoning, it is just a matter of perception. By Vivek K. Agnihotri, former secretary-general, Rajya Sabha
  Journey from darkness to the spotlight
  Laxman Gaikwad, winner of the Sahitya Akademi award, talks to Swetha Amit about his journey from a member of a community of branded criminals to a well-known Marathi writer
  Protected by Naxalites
  The author, then a district revenue officer in the Naxal-hit area of Khammam district of undivided Andhra Pradesh, recalls a night of being protected by a group of Naxalites. Vivek Agnihotri, former secretary-general, Rajya Sabha, Parliament of India
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