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SpiceJet: A lot rides on Ajay Singh, PE investors' decision

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Ajay Singh (file photo) SpiceJet will return to being a "true low cost airline" if Ajay Singh and two internat... »

Market enters a turbulent patch

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Indices have recovered but there are some hurdles in the near term »

Raymond: Attention to retail

Bhavana Acharya

The company is focussing on apparel retail that holds strong growth potential »

Spotting winning ideas in mid-caps

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The fund has beaten its benchmark as well as peers »

Flipkart files application to become a public company, raises $700 mn

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Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce marketplace, has raised $700 million from new investors, wh... »

Exit polls: J&K may throw up hung assembly, BJP to get majority in Jharkhand

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BJP is projected to get a majority in Jharkhand while Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) may return a h... »

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WTO must prevail over splinter groups

Kyle Cote

Trade between members of a group affects the rest of the world. Hence the importance of multilateralism »

Stepping stones to a greener world

Smoked out Emissions in India spiked in 2013

Dr Naoko Ishii

The recent climate change meet at Lima has paved the way for a pragmatic pact on emission reduction »

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Flying lessons

Failures are an inherent aspect of free markets. We need better bankruptcy laws to manage them, rather than the bailouts of corporates »

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Time for capital controls

A Srinivas

The Reserve Bank must reconsider its rupee management policy to check volatility. The rupee fell... »

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Pakistan to appeal against Lakhvi’s bail order

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Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi Pakistan today said that Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, a key planner of the 2008 Mumbai attack, has not... »  

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Govt takes disciplinary, administrative action against Khobragade

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Devyani Khobragade A disciplinary as well as an administrative action of “compulsory wait” has been taken against d... »

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Rlys plans private funding to reduce dependency on public finances

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Suresh Prabhu Railway Minister, Suresh Prabhu said here today that private funding would be attracted to reduc... »

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Richard Verma sworn in as US Ambassador to India

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Richard Rahul Verma, an Indian-American, with his wife Pinki Verma. President Barack Obama in September nominated Verma as the next US Ambassador to India. (file photo) Richard Rahul Verma, who quietly played a key role in the Congressional passage of the civil nuc... »
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Obama vows US response to N. Korea over cyber-attack on Sony Pictures

Reuters

US President, Barack Obama. US President Barack Obama has vowed to respond to a devastating cyber-attack on Sony Pictures th... »
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Rockets: ours and theirs

M Ramesh

While countries like US spend billions of dollars, ISRO has to make do with limited funds & public sector cramps »
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J&K records highest voter turn out in 27 years

Ashwini Phadnis

The close to 66 per cent voter turn out recorded in Assembly Elections 2014 is the highe... »

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Will not allow political obstructionism to stop Insurance Bill: Jaitley

Shishir Sinha

The Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, at the inaugural session of FICCI conference in New Delhi on Saturday. Photo: Kamal Narang With Assembly elections coming to an end in Jharkhand and Jammu & Kashmir, the Finance Minis... »

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Bangaladesh preparing composite plan to protect Sundarbans

Jayanta Mallick

A fishing boat in the Matla river, Sunderbans (file photo). Bangladesh is giving final touches to the proposal before presenting it to Indian government for joint consultation process. »

Banking

RBI to remove 2-factor authentication norm on small value transactions

Beena Parmar

The RBI Deputy Governor, H R Khan The Reserve Bank of India will come out with norms on easing the two-factor authentication requi... »
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A silver lining for duck rearing: thanks to bird flu, Kerala brings it under farming

KPM Basheer

State draws action plan to boost farming, consumption of ducks »

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Putin: Russia will emerge from crisis in next 2 years

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Russian President Vladimir Putin. President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia's economy would rebound after the rouble's... »

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RBI to remove 2-factor authentication norm on small value transactions

Beena Parmar

The RBI Deputy Governor, H R Khan The Reserve Bank of India will come out with norms on easing the two-factor authentication requi... »

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Productivity goes up in Lok Sabha but down in Rajya Sabha

Shishir Sinha

According to an analysis of the Parliamentary Affairs Ministry, productivity of Lok Sabha during the current session so far has been 105 per cent against 104 per cent during the last Budget session this year. Lower House has edged over Upper House in terms of productivity during the ongoing session of Pa... »

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SBM raises Rs 500 cr through Tier II bonds

Vishwanath Kulkarni

State Bank of Mysore (SBM) has raised Rs 500-crore Tier II capital through a bond offering to fu... »

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Arko Datta

Hand of god: A man breaks down after he finds the lifeless body of his eight-year-old son in Cuddalore Ten years on, photojournalist Arko Datta recounts the wave of death, mourning and mass burials that made pressing the shutter that much harder »
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