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Raghu Nandan Dhar traces the story of Kashmiri pashmina's acquiring an IPR Status
The news was lost in the rubble of the blasts and their aftermath. On 25 September 2008, the Government of India declared Kashmiri pashmina as a geographical indication (GI) with an intellectual property right (IPR) attached to it. The GI sign is assigned to products that correspond to a specific geographical...
According to mines secretary Shantanu Consul, India’s iron ore exports may decline by 33% in the year ending March 2009 “due to poor global demand” and the average export price will be sharply lower. What a far cry from the situation in June when the government slapped a duty of 15% on iron ore exports, following intense lobbying by steel companies. The reason for lower iron ore exports? Well,...
Legendary investor Peter Lynch, who ran the Magellan Fund of Fidelity with great results between 1977 and 1989, pointed out several years ago that his best-picks had performed at their peak five years after he purchased the stocks. Making the right long-term bets is one way to achieve superior returns. Churning one’s portfolio, every few months, is not. Smart trading to make money is...