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With Finance Minister Apparently Swamy’s New Target, BJP Upset: Sources

BJP lawmaker Subramanian Swamy said that if he “disregarded discipline there will be a bloodbath” in the Finance Ministry. (Reuters File Photo) NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS Series of tweets by Mr Swamy seen as veiled dig at Finance Minister Mr Jaitley had earlier responded to his attacks on Chief Economic Adviser Top BJP leaders reportedly unhappy with Mr Swamy’s recent statements ... Read More »

‘India Has Enough Firepower To Withstand Brexit’: Government

New Delhi: Seeking to allay concerns over Brexit impact on India, the government today said the economy has enough “firepower” to deal with the situation, even as stocks and the rupee took a massive plunge. “We respect the referendum’s verdict,” Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in a statement. “At the same time we are also aware of its significance in ... Read More »

Scotland Finance Minister Says Vote Makes Clear Scotland Sees Future As Part Of EU

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. (Reuters Photo) LONDON:  Scotland has made clear that it sees its future as part of the European Union, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Friday, after it voted to remain while most of the United Kingdom voted to leave. “The vote here makes clear that the people of Scotland see their future as part ... Read More »

Wait For Full Results Of Brexit Referendum: Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley was replying to a question on how concerned India is about the ‘Brexit’ results at a business seminar. Beijing: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday declined to comment on the current trends of ‘Brexit’ and said that he would prefer to wait till the full results are out. “I think when the counting is on and you have ... Read More »

Subramanian Swamy Now Targets Economic Affairs Secretary, Makes Light Of Arun Jaitley

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy targeted Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das. (File Photo) NEW DELHI:  Firing a fresh salvo on Thursday, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy targeted Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das while making light of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s support for the official, saying that he can directly speak to the prime minister on the issues raised by him. Mr Swamy ... Read More »

How to Use Tech Tools to Run a Small Farming Business

Each morning at Ninja Cow Farm in North Carolina, farmer Dan Moore moves his cows from temporary paddocks into the farm’s pasture. He then sits in the pasture with the cows before it’s time for him to go to work. It’s a pretty normal scene for a morning on a farm, except for one thing – he’s actually blogging. Moore ... Read More »

Study: Consumers May Doubt the Quality of Green Products

Some entrepreneurs might assume that with environmental concerns top of mind, consumers will always respond positively to green products when available. Not so, a recent study finds. Consumers don’t want companies to focus on being green if it means their products will suffer in some other way. And according to research from the Yale School of Management, there’s a universal ... Read More »

Sustainable Startups Using Technology to Make Use of Food Waste

The developed world wastes almost as much food as sub-Saharan Africa produces in a given year, according to the United Nations. This means there’s an opportunity for sustainable startups to try and make use of all that food waste. And there are already a few companies using technology to make that vision a reality. Food Cowboy is one of those ... Read More »

Can Sustainable Businesses Also Be Profitable?

More and more businesses are “going green.” But are sustainability practices actually sustainable for businesses? For years, profit and social good were seen as conflicting ideals. Some companies were able to do both. But it seemed they were able to turn a profit despite their social efforts, and not because of them. After all, good intentions don’t lead to profits, ... Read More »

Green Packaging Solutions: Pizza Box With Built-In Paper Plates

If you like pizza, there’s not much about the pizza eating experience that needs to be improved. But if you are committed to recycling and sustainability, there is at least one area that you might say could use some work – pizza boxes. Pizza boxes are cumbersome and require a lot of finagling to fit into refrigerators and standard trashcans. Plus, they’re ... Read More »