Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicBloomberg Opinion

Topic: Bloomberg Opinion

How India’s politicians, bureaucrats and judges treat telecom sector as their piggy bank

Govt's attempt to profit from a possible merger between Vodafone & Idea is a conspicuous example.

How gene-editing cures may become a bio-weapon nightmare

Biotechnologies like Crispr have the possibilities of dangerous applications which might turn our biological machinery against us. 

Robots to make life grim for the working class

Economists warn that routine tasks like assembly-line manufacturing or traditional office work are increasingly automated.

With the entry into the fiber-optic broadband, Reliance has truly entered the consumer game

Mukesh Ambani is ready with carriage, content and commerce triple play. Mukesh Ambani is ready with his triple play of carriage, content and commerce. The richest...

At a time when it needs dollars, India shows how to make villains of its heroes

Stock market regulator Sebi's 'high-risk' countries measure reeks of bureaucratic overkill. 

Why India needs to fix GST, publish GDP back-series before trying quick fixes for banks

All kinds of patchwork solutions are in the works for reviving comatose state-run lenders that account for 70 per cent of India's banking sector.

China-India ‘oil buyers’ club’ to challenge OPEC monopoly could be a game-changer

Led by countries that have vowed for big electric push, the counter-cartel could help phase out petroleum products.

Battleground for tobacco control is in emerging markets like India

WTO has upheld Australia’s plain-packaging laws. But emerging markets may still deliver a new generation of addicts.

Your germ-killing kitchen soap may be doing you more harm than good

While bacteria were once equated with causing illness, it’s now understood there are some dangerous species, while others are beneficial

GM foods are safe. We don’t need labels with smiley faces to sell them

There’s no need to dress up the labels to suggest that genetic modification makes foods somehow better. That risks misleading the public.

On Camera

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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