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Mihir Dalal authors book “Big Billion Startup: The Untold Flipkart Story”

The book titled “Big Billion Startup: The Untold Flipkart Story” has been authored by Mihir Dalal. It will recount the story of how the IIT graduates Sachin and Binny Bansal built Flipkart and how internet entrepreneurship was made a desirable occupation. It is also a story of big money, power and hubris, as both business ..

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Amish Tripathi appointed as new director of Nehru Centre in London

Author Amish Tripathi has been appointed the new director of Nehru Centre in London, which is under the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR). He will replace diplomat Srinivas Gotru. Tripathi is the author of best-selling books such as the Secret of the Nagas and Sita – Warrior of Mithila. The Nehru Centre was founded ..

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Supreme Court imposes a fine of Rs 20 lakh on WB government for banning satirical film Bhobishyoter Bhoot

On April 11, the Supreme Court (SC) imposed a fine of Rs 20 lakh on the West Bengal government for imposing a ‘virtual’ ban on the public screening of the satirical film Bhobishyoter Bhoot in the state. A bench headed by Justice D Y Chandrachud said the fine amount shall be given to producers and ..

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Former SC Judge Justice PC Ghose to head India’s first Lokpal

A high-level selection committee comprising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Ranjan Gogoi, Sumitra Mahajan and Mukul Rohatgi has approved the name of Justice PC Ghose at its meeting on 15th March. Former Supreme Court judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose is all set to head the country’s first Lokpal ‘The National Anti-corruption Ombudsman’. He is currently a ..

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Andhra Pradesh decides to give 5% quota for Kapu community in 10% reservation for EWS

The Andhra Pradesh government has approved a proposal to grant 5% quota to the Kapu community in the state, after the Central Government recently passed a Bill to provide 10% reservation to Economically Backward Classes (EBCs) from the general category in jobs and education. The decision to ensure that half of the quota under the ..

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