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    By Thomas Mathew Defence offsets are in bad odour today, due essentially to ignorance. In reality, the policy can help liberate our military...

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    There is a Need to Build Critical Thinking on Bad Assets Problem

    By: B Sambamurthy, Former Director and CEO, IDRBT In a recent speech at Kolkata, YV Reddy, former RBI Governor, referring to the public deba...

  • Growing innovation nation

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    By N Venkatram In recent years, India has witnessed technological advancements that have disrupted traditional business models. The increasi...

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POKE ME: Rallying to protect our rivers is great. But let’s get the science right

POKE ME: Rallying to protect our rivers is great. But let’s get the science right

Drying trends have been reported in Krishna and Kaveri and the pollution problem in the Ganga is well recognised. The future of our rivers appears bleak.

  • Today my topic or sub are every where go to scientists how can long time run one time charged batteries E Bike or E Car run KM/ H Today my experiment or I can give ideas give that one time charged then non stop running car or 70% or 80% long time running today show e bike or car running. But what''s benefit me or etc. ..??

    Rajiv kumar (India)
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