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An exclusive WLL agency merits attention
Why not spin off a subsidiary of BSNL (BSNL-Rural), with an exclusive, technology neutral licence for rural telephony? Relieve WLL providers of their rollout obligations (with the necessary adjustments to their licence terms), asks Narasimha D. R ao
CANCUN COUNTDOWN - III
New proposals on industrial tariffs upset balance at WTO
Non-agricultural market access (NAMA) has been under negotiation for 18 months and no agreement has been reached on this item of the Doha agenda.
SEBI's shift in stand on public offer questioned
IN A recent order on Herbertsons Ltd., the Securities Appellate Tribunal has criticised the Securities and Exchange Board of India on considerations of lack of transparency, inconsistency and failure to explain the change in stance on the issues ...
Steel, auto stocks hog limelight
SUSTAINED SUPPORT from foreign institutional investors (FIIs) and domestic institutions boosted sentiment in the stock market last week. The FIIs stepped up their purchases and continued to absorb select blue chip stocks. Steel and auto shares ...
Factories move abroad, as does U.S. power
So many American manufacturers are decamping to China and India, where they employ increasingly skilled but inexpensive workers to make merchandise that is then shipped back to the U.S., swelling imports and subtracting from jobs in the country.
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GNUWin: Open Source in Windows
THIS WEEK'S column centres on the various open-source programs available for Windows and introduces an ongoing project which was launched for compiling/hosting/distributing Windows-based open-source/free soft- ware. Regular readers of this ...

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