Unapproved GMO wheat found growing in Washington field
Genetically modified wheat not approved for sale or commercial production in the US has been found growing in a field in Washington state, US agriculture officials said yesterday
ICICI Bank Q1 net falls 25% to Rs2,232 cr
ICICI Bank's gross bad loans as a percentage of total loans were 5.87 per cent in the April-June quarter, compared with 5.82 per cent in the previous quarter, as pressure on asset quality continued
France may ban foreign funding of mosques, says PM Valls
Intelligence officials have admitted that they are under-resourced to deal with the potential threat from each individual, who would need up to 20 people monitoring them every day
Central staff, pensioners to get revised pay and arrears in August
With the disbursement of seven months' arrears, the government will be injecting nearly Rs60,000 crore into the economy in August, in one shot
Genovation's GXE breaks all-electric land speed record, reaches 205.6 mph
The GXE reached the record breaking speed of 205.6 mph during supervised tests at Space Florida's Shuttle Landing Facility in Kennedy Space Center, breaking the previous record of 186.8 mph
Scientists find evidence of cancer in human hominin ancestor of 1.7 mn years ago
The latest discovery overturns the theory that cancers and tumours in humans are diseases caused by modern lifestyles and environments
Union Budget: 2016-17
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  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
  A fast-paced game of Monopoly
  Ashwin Sanghi, best-selling author and entrepreneur talks to Swetha Amit about his new release The Sialkot Saga - a business thriller, and his philosophies reflected in this novel
  Hitting the right note with 'The Write Place'
  Kinjal Shah, CEO, Crossword Bookstores talks to Swetha Amit about The Write Place, a new initiative introduced over the last one year to encourage budding authors get themselves published, and other initiatives
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