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May 13, 2019
Pepisco drops case against Gujarat potato farmers: Lessons to be learnt by MNC in failed fight with domestic producersPepsico has been forced to come down on its knees after the threat of a boycott of its products in India gained traction
May 04, 2019
Gujarat govt offers to play the umpire; suggests PepsiCo India make it a party to contracts with potato farmersRealising it was losing the battle of perceptions, PepsiCo accepted the face-saver of a negotiated settlement which the Gujarat government offered.
May 02, 2019
Jet Airways pilots ask PM to probe Etihad's role in airline's debacle: Can't expect foreign investors' hearts to bleed for domestic partnersEtihad is here to lubricate its international operations emanating from its hub Abu Dhabi
Apr 26, 2019
Farm groups protest as PepsiCo sues Gujarat farmers for growing potato variety used to manufacture Lays chipsPotato farmers in North Gujarat are being sued under the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001, (PVP act for short), filed by the Indian arm of the multinational giant Pepsico India Holdings pvt ltd for growing a potato variety it uses to manufacture Lays chips.
Dec 13, 2018
Hindustan Unilever pitches for reducing corporate tax rate; urges govt to relax local sourcing normsIn February this year, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley lowered corporate tax rate to 25 percent for businesses with turnover up to Rs 250 crore.
Jun 08, 2018
Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu to attend convocation of ICFAI University, Information and Public Relations Department in SikkimVice-President Venkaiah Naidu is to be present at the convocation of ICFAI University and visit the Information and Public Relations Department in Sikkim
May 03, 2018
Innovate in India: The country cannot afford to wait any longer for a robust intellectual property rights regimeIndia’s patent productivity is quite low compared to that of Japan, US, South Korea, and China. Patents being filed in India are 17 to a million people.
Dec 26, 2017
Submit details of assets by 31 January or lose promotions, foreign postings: Centre tells IAS officersAll IAS officers have been asked to submit details of their assets by January and warned that the failure to do so would lead to a denial of vigilance clearances needed for promotions and foreign postings.
Sep 01, 2017
Fashion in IPR mode: Rohit Bal, Anju Modi, Anita Dongre copyright designs as plagiarism spreadsDesigner clothes are often improvisations of existing styles of clothes. Therefore, another issue which arises is whether every design is ‘original’ enough to merit protection?
Jun 20, 2017
Predhiman Krishan Kaw, the man who pioneered India's nuclear fusion programme, dies at 69Kaw was a child prodigy. He completed his PhD from IIT Delhi when he was just 18 years old.