On Friday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a slew of measures to encourage EVs, including moving the GST Council to reduce the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on EVs from 12 per cent to 5 per cent.
“I can see a lot of focus of this Budget on start-ups. Deep tech focus, especially reskilling programmes, will greatly help boost the talent pool and is much needed,” said Akshay Mehrotra, co-founder and CEO of EarlySalary, India’s largest consumer-lending application.
At Meme Regime 2.0, curated by Nakade, the audience was given a background of the cultural phenomenon of memes as an art movement and the event made memes accessible at the same time. It was held at TIFA Working Studios on Sunday.
MANJUSHA GOKHALE, an eminent academic and scholar who was honoured with the Peshwe Moropant Pingle lifetime achievement award by the Shivaji Jnanapeeth on June 15, speaks to The Indian Express about unwinding the thread of political intrigue, strategy and ambition in the Ramayana.
Does Menon ever feel a conflict with himself? “I am not shy on stage though I find it very difficult to have conversations with people off it. I am always thinking, ‘what if I say the wrong thing?’” he says.
“Climate change is global but action begins at the local level. Different areas will be affected differently. As a country, we have a big problem. We live in a tropical area, are dependent on the monsoon and have a large coastline so we will feel a lot of the impact,” said Prof Amitav Mallik.