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    AP govt eyes Rs 1,000 cr from second red sanders sale

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    Tata Motors slips on poor performance

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    Nifty call: Initiate fresh short position if the contract fails to rally above 8,337

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    Tower or tree? Telecom masts get aesthetic

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    Modi and the burden of expectations

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    Surprise! Full convertibility is on its way

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    The beautiful mind that was John Nash

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    A math genius, he changed the fundamentals of game theory. His theories also revolutionised myriad disciplines »

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    MSM’s Sony Max channels betting big on films

    Amrita Nair-Ghaswalla

    Movie acquisitions continue to be a big feature at Sony Max, a Hindi movie channel owned and ope... »


    ‘A year of boastful claims and broken promises’

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    Randeep Singh Surjewala and Ghulam Nabi Azad in New Delhi in Tuesday According to the Congress, the Modi government has failed in the first year’s examinations. A re... »


    Vedanta to work with Govt to lift cap on Goa iron-ore output


    Vedanta Chief Executive Tom Albanese (file photo) India-focused Vedanta Resources Plc will aim to lift a court-imposed cap on its iron-ore output... »
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    Power capacity addition at record 22,566 MW in past 1 year: Goyal


    Piyush Goyal, Minister of State for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy, addressing a press confrence in New Delhi on Wednesday. -- Kamal Narang The highest ever addition in electricity generation capacity in the past one year has led to pow... »
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    Soon, customised schemes for travel from online portal Cleartrip

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    Amazon's Europe changes to boost tax bill, add secrecy


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    Paternity leave for bank officers from June 1

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    Officer-fathers in the banking sector will now be officially entitled to paternal leave. With ef... »


    NSE introduces post-graduate course in ‘global financial markets’

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    Pedestrians walk in front of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) building in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Prime Minister Narendra Modi conceded an overwhelming defeat in a local election in India's capital, his first setback at the polls since taking charge of Asia's third-biggest economy last year. Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg The National Stock Exchange has launched a full-time post-graduate programme in Global Fi... »


    AP govt eyes Rs 1,000 cr from second red sanders sale


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    Canada to test feed corn imports from India due to mould concerns


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    Better coordination needed to bring to book suspect businesses, Rajan tells States

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    RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan Governance structure of co-operative banks needs to improve, says RBI Governor »
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    Testing on 42,000 drugs to ‘prove quality to world’

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    Book TaxiForSure cabs with a tap; pay via Paytm

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    After the ride is complete, the fare is automatically deducted from the customers’ Paytm wallets if they have chosen cashless payment and a bill notification reaches them through SMS and email »


    Urea plants to get pooled gas from July 1

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    Fertiliser plants manufacturing urea and connected to the national gas grid will get dome... »

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    The road to Malgudi

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    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 »

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    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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