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Daiichi’s exit from Sun and its signals of caution

PT Jyothi Datta

Could Daiichi’s decision to sell its equity in Sun Pharmaceutical and in the process exit the co... »

Nifty slips below 8,400 as Daiichi's $3.6 bn exit from Sun Pharma hits stocks

Our Bureau

Both the BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty closed Tuesday's session in the red. The Sensex dropped 21... »

Sun Pharma shares tank on sell off by Daiichi Sankyo

R Yegya Naraynan

Shares of Sun Pharmaceuticals tanked as much as 10 per cent in intra-day trade after »
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HCL puts up weak show for March quarter

K Venkatasubramanian,BL Research Bureau

HCL Technologies followed its larger peer TCS in reporting a tepid set of numbers for the March... »

HCL Tech March quarter profit up 3.6%, lags estimates

Our Bureau

The country’s fourth largest information technology company HCL Technologies on Tuesday reported... »

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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 »

News

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... »

News

69 marginal fields owned by ONGC, Oil India to be auctioned: Official

Reuters

ONGC's drilling equipment in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh. India will soon auction 69 marginal oil and gas fields owned by state explorers Oil and Natural... »

Companies

Daiichi Sankyo scrubs out Indian M&A nightmare

Una Galani

Daiichi Sankyo has emerged from a long spell of infirmity in India with its financial faculties... »

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

Our Bureau

The country’s fourth largest information technology company HCL Technologies on Tuesday reported... »
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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... »

Politics

Mallya among elders making most of corporate directorships

Our Bureau

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

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

Mango prices up by as much as 65%: Study

Our Bureau

Mango farmers sorting fruit damaged during the recent rains at Mothey village of Jagityal Mandal in Karimnagar district (Telangana). After unseasonal showers and hailstorms through most of March and early April, consumers are lik... »  
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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

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... »
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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... »

BL Ink

Cover

Powerless in UP

priyanka kotamraju

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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