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    HCL Tech March quarter profit up 3.6%, lags estimates; stock falls 6.2%

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    HCL Technologies Ltd, India's fourth-largest software services exporter by revenue, reported a 3... »

    Prepare small banks for merger with large PSBs: Finance Ministry panel

    K Ram Kumar

    Small public sector banks, with assets of less than ₹2-lakh crore, should be readied for merg... »

    Daiichi Sankyo to sell stake in Sun Pharma

    PTI

    Japanese drug maker Daiichi Sankyo will sell part or all of its holding in Sun Pharmaceutical I... »

    Six months after Loop closure, users still await refund of security deposit

    Ayushi Hirani

    Navin Makhijani, a consultant residing in suburban Lokhandwala, had been a customer of Lo... »

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    INDIA IN TRANSITION

    India: the emerging Asian super power

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    MANJEET S PARDESI

    Thanks to geopolitics and the changing world order, New Delhi is now ideally placed to shape the continent's future »
    FROM THE VIEWSROOM

    Look who’s talking

    Sitaram Yechury

    A Srinivas

    Why is Sitaram Yechury opposing the BJP’s land ordinance? »

    Editorial

    A piece of paper

    An average Indian college degree is no more than that. For this to change, we need radical reforms in higher education »

    Opinion

    Where microfinance decline really hurts

    Blossoming collectives Fuel women’s empowerment Ritu Raj Konwar

    R Devaprakash

    It has impacted women’s empowerment. Women-centred savings initiatives lost their way, thanks to a credit push »

    ‘Demographic dividend’ is not a given

    People power Needs to be valued Arunangsu Roy Chowdhury

    Sumon Kumar Bhaumik

    If India is to replace China as a labour-intensive manufacturing hub, human capital has to be nurtured »

    Politics

    Mallya among elders making most of corporate directorships

    Our Bureau

    Vijay Mallya ADR also calls for disclosure by Lok Sabha MPs »

    International

    New fad: business networking on the run

    Reuters

    Sweatworking, the growing practice of meeting clients for a walk, a run or a fitness class, is... »

    Banking

    India Inc may turn to green bonds to fund sustainable projects

    Beena Parmar/ Tanya Thomas

    Gaining ground: The key difference between a green bond and a regular
bond is that the issuer publicly states it is raising capital to fund ‘green’
projects In an emerging class of debt, India is set to see a flush of green bond issues in the months to... »

    Banking

    India Inc may turn to green bonds to fund sustainable projects

    Beena Parmar/ Tanya Thomas

    Gaining ground: The key difference between a green bond and a regular
bond is that the issuer publicly states it is raising capital to fund ‘green’
projects In an emerging class of debt, India is set to see a flush of green bond issues in the months to... »
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    News

    HCL Tech March quarter profit up 3.6%, lags estimates; stock falls 6.2%

    Reuters

    HCL Technologies Ltd, India's fourth-largest software services exporter by revenue, reported a 3... »
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    Sports

    Gambhir leads KKR to 6-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils

    PTI

    Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir acknowledges the crowd after scoring half century against Delhi Daredevils during the IPL T20 at Ferozshah Kotla Ground in New Delhi on Monday. - Photo: R. V. Moorthy Riding on skipper Gautam Gambhir’s third fifty in this IPL, Kolkata Knight Rider... »
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    Gold & Silver

    Buying gold: Centre unlikely to ease PAN norms or cut import duty

    Shishir Sinha

    Huge demand: Despite complaints about the high import duty, gold imports have been rising over the last few months Gold buyers are unlikely to get any good news on relaxation of norms when Finance Minister Arun... »

    Stocks

    Sensex slumps on retro tax worries, weak results

    Our Bureau

    Investors are keenly watching corporate earnings, while overseas investors are awaiting clarity on tax-related issues, analysts said. Weak corporate earnings coupled with worries about the Centre’s stand on retrospective taxation... »  

    Commodities

    Can SEBI–FMC merger work?

    Jayant Manglik

    It is a game changer for the industry and will benefit clients in commodities and capital market segments »

    Agri-biz

    Beijing may soon lift ban on Indian rapemeal

    Vishwanath Kulkarni

    The recent rise in mustard prices and shrinking crop size owing to unseasonal rain are causes for concern. Exporters are hopeful of resumption of rapeseed meal shipments to China over the next few months... »
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    Politics

    ‘They will frame charges and throw us out’

    Poornima Joshi

    AAP leader Prashant Bhushan, AAP leader Prashant Bhushan, on why he must oppose Arvind Kejriwal »
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    International

    China and Pakistan launch economic corridor plan worth $46 bn

    Reuters

    Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif receiving Chinese President Xi Jinping at Prime Minister's Office in Islamabad on Monday. China and Pakistan launched a plan on Monday for energy and infrastructure projects in Pakistan... »
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    International

    British public bets royal baby will be a blonde girl

    Press Trust of India

    A file photo of William and Kate, with their baby boy, George Kate Middleton will give birth to a blonde-haired girl called Alice on April 25, weighing over 3... »

    Commodities

    Gold no longer holds glitter for investors

    Rajalakshmi Nirmal

    Gold jewellery at a showroom near Kochi in Kerala( file photo)  Just two years ago, investors were in a frenzy to purchase gold and mutual fund houses w... »

    Policy

    Govt to focus on primary health centres

    PTI

    Towards a healthy India Melinda Gates, co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, with Health Minister JP Nadda in New Delhi, on Monday. - Photo: V SUDERSHAN The government today said that it is committed to the vision of a “Healthy India” and is making... »

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    Powerless in UP

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    Miles to go: Thirty crore people — nearly a quarter of India's population — live without access to electricity in India. Photo: G Karthikeyan The lives of those in ‘dark villages’— which have never seen electricity — tell of hardship, improvisation, family squabbles and grooms who can’t find wives »

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