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FTAs Have Pushed up Imports More than Exports: Survey

New Delhi: Free trade agreements which India has implemented so far have pushed up imports more than the country’s exports, the Economic Survey 2015-16 said on Friday. “FTAs have led to increased imports and exports, although the former has been greater…Increased trade has been more on the import than export side, most likely because India maintains relatively high tariffs and ... Read More »

‘Have Mechanism for Speedy Approval to Investment Proposals’

New Delhi: In order to reduce regulatory burden and improve ease of doing business, a government panel has suggested that a mechanism should be set up to accord speedy approvals to investment proposals. The need for regulation of economic activity as well as for prior approvals has emerged over time in response to genuine public concerns at various points of ... Read More »

Common Software Would Have Let FBI Unlock Shooter’s iPhone

The county government that owned the iPhone in a high-profile legal battle between Apple and the Justice Department paid for but never installed a feature that would have allowed the FBI to easily and immediately unlock the phone as part of the terrorism investigation into the shootings that killed 14 people in San Bernardino, California. If the technology, known as ... Read More »

Soon, Cars May Have Fuel Economy Rating

Carmakers from April 1 may have to affix a label mentioning the fuel economy star rating which will help buyers choose vehicles on the basis of efficiency benchmark. Also, the government plans to make it mandatory for manufacturers and importers of cars to comply with average fuel consumption standards from April 1, 2017 in addition to display of fuel economy ... Read More »

Microsoft Explains Why the Lumia 650 Doesn’t Have Continuum

Microsoft on Monday revealed its latest Windows 10 Mobile device, the Lumia 650 and stressed that the new device will be a perfect fit for consumers looking at built-in support for Microsoft business apps at an affordable price. Much like other Windows 10 devices, the Lumia 650 packs Microsoft suite of productivity apps including Office apps, for creating and editing ... Read More »

I Have Five Digital ‘Personal Assistants’ and Still Can’t Get Anything Done

There comes a point in every adult’s life when one stops and thinks: I could really use a personal assistant. I know I could. The Washington Post’s budget, however, doesn’t stretch to provide each reporter with a personal aide. But thanks to the magic of technology, I have regular access to five digital assistants: Siri, Cortana, Alexa, Google Now and ... Read More »