Just like the great author Kalidasa, before he attained wisdom, had cut the same branch on which he was sitting, we find that LTGs are cutting the telecom companies, over which they operate.
An experimental permission of dual usage – allowing transportation of passengers and freight – can pave the way for the future, helping urban mobility and augmenting incomes of auto drivers.
When the fragile balance between agriculture, economics, human behaviour and policy making is disrupted, a series of ripple effects get catalysed. These ripple effects have detrimental impact on the vulnerable sections of society.
Though considered a golden fibre, jute in recent months has lost much of its lustre with jute mills massively cutting down on production. It has meant that growers of jute are saddled with produce that millers are refusing to buy, pushing them into penury.
In responses to a consultation paper floated by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of IndiaI, telcos have forcefully argued for high intensity OTTs to bear a part of the network costs based on the traffic they consume.
Navigating the challenges in India’s telecom sector requires a collaborative approach between telecom service providers and large traffic applications. Engaging in constructive dialogue and frameworks can help bolster network capacities and improve service quality, thereby contributing to the growth of the digital economy.
Sin tax on cigarettes and porn makes sense, for no good comes of them; one cannot bracket digital gaming as wholly bad
There is an urgent need to create a level playing field for domestic players through fostering fair competition and using trade remedies with lightening speed.
Tech-aided oral contracts can go a long way in protecting ill-educated unorganised workers from exploitation by empowering them to insist upon what has been verbally agreed upon.
Strong anti-dumping duties will compensate Indian industry for the injuries it suffers, secure supply chains, and generate jobs, in the face of continuing dumping of products by foreign countries.
If we do not export such value-added compute, others will, and India will miss out on a great opportunity and end up becoming a large consumer of imported digital games.
Technology exists today that can enable oral contracts to be construed as sufficient evidence and, fortunately, it is not rocket science.
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