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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing during Jan Kalyan Sabha at Deen Dayal Dham in Uttar Pradesh. (file photo) Completing one year in office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today listed the work done by his go... »

    American media critical of Modi’s first year

    This screenshot taken on May 26, 2015, shows the “Wall Street Journal” article on the Narendra Modi government’s first anniversary. The paper said the “Make in India” drive “is so far mostly hype”.

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    As Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government marks its first year in office today, American me... »

    Nifty call: Initiate fresh short position with a stop-loss at 8,340 levels

    Yoganand D, BL Research Bureau

    Nifty May Futures (8,342) Following a marginal positive open at 8,371, the Nifty... »

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    CP CHANDRASEKHAR, JAYATI GHOSH

    MACROSCAN

    Who’s afraid of China’s shadow banking?

    Grey area The influence of shadow banking LANTERIA/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM It still remains small in relation to total bank credit in China. However, to the extent that shadow loans have been made in real estate and construction, there is a threat »

    Reforms now in take-off mode

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    SUMIT MAZUMDER

    The systems are in place, after one year of this government. But a number of bottlenecks remain to be wiped out »

    Editorial

    Modi and the year ahead

    He must push for investment in manufacturing, for greater ease of doing business, and reviving the farm sector »

    Opinion

    RASHEEDA BHAGAT

    Mass appeal has its own logic

    Explosive support The kind that counts MPERIASAMY Jayalalithaa and Kejriwal derive legitimacy from a massive support base, regardless of what courts and governments say or do »

    Business made less easy

    KR Srivats

    Company law changes are not a step in the right direction »

    Agri-biz

    June-July-Aug may prove dry save in South India, says Korean forecaster

    Deficit rain is indicated for west, northwest, central and adjoining north peninsular India for the June-July-August quarter as a whole. June-July-August is likely to prove dry for most of India except the South Peninsula, says an up... »

    Industry

    15% salary bonanza for bank employees

    Beena Parmar

    Salaries and allowances of bank employees will increase by 15 per cent after bank unions and ind... »

    International

    Shake-up in key Samsung assets to cement heir's grip as succession looms

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    Jay Y. Lee, son of Samsung Electronics chairman Lee Kun-hee, arrives at the company's headquarters in Seoul in this December 1, 2010 file photo. Samsung Group, a sprawling corporation of dozens of affiliates including Samsung Electronics, has said Lee, 46, will take over as chairman of two Samsung foundations from patriarch Lee Kun-hee, 73, who remains hospitalised after a heart attack a year ago. Photo: Reuters Samsung Group's de facto holding company on Tuesday sought another cornerstone as it reconstruct... »

    Companies

    FMCG firms bank on urban demand for revival

    Purvita Chatterjee

    Hoping for more Some FMCG companies are hopeful as international businesses show signs of revival. Farmer suicides and uncertainty about monsoon take sheen off rural markets »
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    Economy

    Economy rejuvenated, trust in govt restored: PM

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing during Jan Kalyan Sabha at Deen Dayal Dham in Uttar Pradesh. (file photo) Completing one year in office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today listed the work done by his go... »
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    Blackbox Connect hosts first women founders’ edition in Silicon Valley

    Jessu John

    Blackbox Connect aims to address the issue of the small number of
women business owners in the technology sector Aims to tackle problem of too few women in tech; picks CashKaro.com for residency »
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    Commodities

    Gold – Recovering the lost sheen

    Kishore Narne

    Gold prices started the year on a positive note with strong gains in January but have turned... »

    Companies

    Intel to fund start-ups to pushthe ‘Digital India’ campaign

    Venkatesh Ganesh

    Narendra Bhandari Chipmaker Intel has come out with a set of initiatives to help fund start-ups and small compa... »

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    IT jobs to shift to new tech, data analytics, cloud services

    Sangeetha Chengappa

    The $70-billion Indian IT export services industry, which recorded a 12.6 per cent year-o... »

    National

    Singapore presents master plan for Amaravati

    V. Rishi Kumar

    Naming the city An aerial view of Dhyana Buddha sculpted at Dharanikota at Amaravati in Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh The Singapore Government today presented a master plan for the proposed... »
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    Agri-biz

    June-July-Aug may prove dry save in South India, says Korean forecaster

    Deficit rain is indicated for west, northwest, central and adjoining north peninsular India for the June-July-August quarter as a whole. June-July-August is likely to prove dry for most of India except the South Peninsula, says an up... »
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    Banking

    Canara Bank Q4 profit flat as interest income dips

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    PS Rawat, Executive Director and Acting MD & CEO To focus on improving recoveries, managing NPAs better: PS Rawat »
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    Politics

    Modi, his ministers and Twitter

    AJ Vinayak

    All of us know Prime Minister Narendra Modi is active on social networking site Twitter. <... »

    Politics

    Modi’s Gujarat model of growth is ‘unconstitutional’: Yogendra Yadav

    Our Bureau

    Yogendra Yadav At a time, when the Narendra Modi-led NDA government is celebrating the first anniversary in off... »

    Agri-biz

    Arabian Sea off Kerala warming up to host monsoon over next three days

    Vinson Kurian

    Conditions are favourable for the monsoon to reach within ear’s shot of Kerala along the... »

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    The road to Malgudi

    Zac O'Yeah

    Going easy A still from the episode Dodu A quest for RK Narayan’s fictional town — replete with old-world charm and character — leads to many interesting twists and turns, stories and discoveries »

    The guidelines are in place, but India's first International Financial Services Centre will need gumption to become a reality, writes Rutam Vora »

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