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Aneesha Bedi


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Why Bill Gates is keen on private jets

A popular refrain is that once people fly private, they aren’t eager to go back to the headaches of commercial flights, but Gates' interest has little to do with his own travel plans.
File photo of a Bharat Petroleum Corporation gas station in Mumbai

Modi govt still hopes global giants will join race to buy Bharat Petroleum

The planned sale of the Narendra Modi government’s 53% stake in Bharat Petroleum will be India’s first big-ticket transaction in over a decade.


Smart Anti Airfield Weapon test fired from a Hawk-i aircraft in Odisha on 21 January

HAL successfully test fires smart anti-airfield weapon from Hawk-i aircraft

The indigenous stand-off weapon, developed by DRDO, is the first smart weapon fired from an Indian Hawk-Mk132.

Neither ‘udta’ nor ‘padhta’ Punjab. Question is how India’s no. 1 state in 2003 fell to 13

Punjab, once India’s richest state, has slipped and fallen behind. MSP and subsidies should continue, but it needs to rediscover its entrepreneurial impulse.