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Cabinet approves Insurance, SEBI Amendment Bills

49% FDI in insurance sector; SEBI empowered to act illegal deposit and ponzi schemes
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Nearly 20 children killed in Telangana's Medak district as train rams into school bus

The mangled remains of the Kakatiya Techno School bus hit by the Hyderabad Nanded passenger near the unmanned level crossing at Masaipet, in Medak District in Andhra Pradesh, on Thursday. Photo: PV Sivakumar
Telangana CM holds review meeting with Chief Secy and DGP
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Metal, realty stocks lift Sensex 81 points

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The Nifty Call

Nifty July Futures (7,782) The Nifty futures contract opened in the negative ter... »

India fares poorly in UN human development index

India is the lowest performing country among the BRICS nations in all categories of the HDI with the exception of life expectancy, which is lower in South Africa as a result of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
In a sign that shows India has a lot of catching up to do, the country’s ranking in the Human De... »

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VIDYA RAM

EUROSCOPE

How to solve a problem like Russia

Europe cannot take punitive steps without hurting itself, economically and financially
If ever there were an event that highlighted the enduring divisions within the European Union, it... »

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RANDOM ACCESS

Redefining the idea of world trade

Open sesame That belongs to another era AnglicanArt / shutterstock.com
Where things come from or go to is not as important as how much value is added within your borders
At last week’s meeting of trade ministers from the G20 countries — the grouping of the largest ad... »

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Satyam, Sahara, SEBI

What’s the point of disgorgement orders if you cannot distribute the proceeds to investors?
Financial crime doesn’t pay. This is obviously the message the Securities and Exchange Board of I... »

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AMERICAN PERISCOPE

Yours faithfully

Why it’s important to deal with a trust deficit
It is easier to think of trust in terms of its absence. When there is no trust, we expect to be c... »
FROM THE VIEWSROOM

An unedifying prospect

The proposed national food grid is bad energy economics
It is clear how the Government wants to see India 10-15 years from now: hundreds of ‘smart cities... »

Companies

FDA observation: Ipca voluntarily stops API exports from Ratlam plant to US

Shares tank 8.3% on NSE, 5% on BSE
Ipca Labs has voluntarily stopped exporting active pharmaceutical ingredients from its Ratlam pl... »

Banking

RBI working on an exit route for businesses facing bankruptcy

New structure will allow people to voluntarily withdraw from unattractive businesses
The Reserve Bank of India is working on norms to enable entrepreneurs exit insolvent business... »

Agri-biz

Heavy rain as depression works up its best ahead of early exit

The monsoon depression held strong over north Chhattisgarh pouring its contents... »

News

Nearly 20 children killed in Telangana's Medak district as train rams into school bus

The mangled remains of the Kakatiya Techno School bus hit by the Hyderabad Nanded passenger near the unmanned level crossing at Masaipet, in Medak District in Andhra Pradesh, on Thursday. Photo: PV Sivakumar
Telangana CM holds review meeting with Chief Secy and DGP
Nearly 20 children are feared dead and 10 others seriously injured after a school bus carrying 3... »
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Politics

'It's not T, it's TS for Telangana'

Irked over the frequent references such as 'T' State, 'T' Government and 'T' Chief Minister in t... »
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Today's Pick

HCL Infosystems (₹76.5)

Investors can consider buying the stock of HCL Infosystems at current levels. The stock r... »  
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Commodities

Weekly Outlook

MCX-copper can fall further

After oscillating around the 200-day moving average, currently at ₹432.6 a kg, the copper... »

Companies

‘With cost decline, solar is heaven-made match for India’

AHMAD CHATILA, President, CEO and Director, SunEdison
US-based global solar major SunEdison is engaged in many activities in India — building and r... »

Companies

Honda Cars sees Mobilio MPV as a game-changer

Company claims bookings for 5,500 units across India
Honda Cars India Ltd on Wednesday entered the multi-purpose utility vehicle (MPV) segment launch... »  

Features

Monster.com: Gender pay gap in Indian IT industry at 29%

A study by Monster India reveals that a male IT worker received a gross salary of Rs 359.25 an hour, while a female worker received Rs 254.04 an hour.
The gender pay gap in the IT industry is as high as 29 per cent, notes a report by online career... »
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Rasheeda Bhagat

Profit, planet, people

Returning after 23 years to India, which he had left in 1987 after an MBA in marketing,... »
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Sports

Glitzy opening ceremony kicks off Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Sachin Tendulkar and Bollywood music provided the Indian connect as Scotland ushered in the 20th... »
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Companies

McLeod looking for new growth avenues

McLeod Russel, the world's largest tea planter, is looking for new avenue for growth. Currently... »

Politics

Ruckus in Parliament over Sena MPs force-feeding fasting Muslim supervisor

Food rage The restaurant at New Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi, which has been temporarily closed. MONICA TIWARI
BJP leaders insist the facts are yet to be verified
The Opposition made loud protests in both Houses on Wednesday over a report alleging that 11 Shi... »

Commodities

Language Lab

Taking part in futures

Futures trading is an important part of commodities trading along with the spot market. It... »

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Package deal

Open-door policy: Amit Agarwal, VP and country manager, Amazon India. Photo: Kamal Narang
Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, is shaking up the Indian market and re-writing many of its ‘inviolable’ rules
Amit Sarda is just beginning to discover India. After selling organic handmade bath salts, essen... »

Catalyst

Catalyst

Training their web sight

Making an impression Your website can show you at your best (Scenes from Big Rock's TV commercials)
Nearly 1.6 million domain names get registered in India every year and web-hosting companies believe there is room for more
Sanjeeta KK, a Chennai-based food stylist, has been writing a food blog for over five years n... »
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