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ISRO launches fourth navigation satellite

TE Raja Simhan

The PSLV-C27 lifts off successfully from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday - Photo: TE Raja Simhan It was a perfect evening for another successful 'text book' launch of a satellite by Ind... »

Saina Nehwal scales historic World No.1 ranking

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Saina Nehwal created history today as she became the first Indian woman shuttler to attain the w... »

Mekedatu dam issue: Rail, road rokos mark TN farmers’ bandh

Members of the Makkal Kalai Ilakkiya Kalagam protest against Karnataka's plan to build a new dam across the Cauvery near Mekedatu at Tiruchi Railway Junction on Saturday. -- G. GNANAVELMURUGAN

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The day-long State-wide bandh in Tamil Nadu, called by farmers and backed by Opposition parties... »

Banks’ large exposure to counterparties to be capped at 25% of Tier 1 capital

The RBI has said the proposed LE Framework exposure limit will be 25 per cent of Tier I capital for single as well as groups of connected counterparties.

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The Reserve Bank of India is planning to cap banks’ large exposure (LE) to each counterparty,&nb... »

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We have a sound draft health policy

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NANDAKUMAR JAIRAM, MEENAKSHI DATTA GHOSH

Will it enable India’s population to leapfrog to health and wellbeing? Yes, if implemented with care »

Meera Siva

FROM THE VIEWSROOM

The real test

We need to focus on skills, not marks »

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The big sale

The spectrum auction was a financial success, but the Centre needs to do much more if it is serious about bridging the digital divide »

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Why companies prefer CSR in education

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While learning outcomes continue to disappoint, there appears to be more appropriate and better strategic planning »

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Rajkamal Rao

The tech worker visa programme is a crucial pillar in US-India commerce. Nasscom must see the headwinds and act »

Economy

Build a culture of quality: USFDA official’s message to Indian drug companies

PT Jyothi Datta

Howard Sklamberg, USFDA Deputy Commissioner (global regulatory operations and policy) Local drugmakers can aspire for less regulatory inspections by the United States Food and Drug A... »

Politics

Sonia slams Modi govt on land bill

PTI

Sonia Gandhi Rejecting the dialogue offer on the controversial land bill, Sonia Gandhi today alleged it wa... »

Companies

‘India is one of the countries on our list for connected cars’

Vidya Ram

MIKE BELL, Global Connected Car Director, JLR Jaguar Land Rover has made connectivity, alongside energy efficiency, a technological pri... »

News

Spectrum auctions done, but mobile users have nothing to cheer about

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Tariffs will go up; quality unlikely to improve, others will have to change operators »
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Companies

Grasim Industries ventures into retailing women garments

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The garment brand Liva was launched on Friday. - PAUL NORONHA Grasim Industries has ventured into retailing women garments made of viscose staple fibre. Th... »
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Logistics

IndiGo heads towards $400 mn IPO as air travel booms

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India's biggest airline by market share, IndiGo, is preparing to file a draft prospectus by May... »

Economy

Energy storage sector upbeat about renewables, micro-grid opportunities

M Ramesh

Renewable energy is here, can ‘storage’ be far behind? This industry riff captures an emerging m... »

International

US Senate threatens Iran with new sanctions

PTI

The US Senate voted unanimously supporting a non-binding measure to slap new economic sanctions... »

Agri-biz

Agriculture credit not reaching small farmers: Assocham

PTI

Credit crunch: Source of farm credit for households with small landholdings is still the traditional moneylender, who charges a high rate of interest. Agriculture credit is not reaching small farm holders in India, resulting in high level of indeb... »
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Sports

Saina Nehwal scales historic World No.1 ranking

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A file image of Saina Nehwal Saina Nehwal created history today as she became the first Indian woman shuttler to attain the w... »
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National

Mekedatu dam issue: Rail, road rokos mark TN farmers’ bandh

PTI

Members of the Makkal Kalai Ilakkiya Kalagam protest against Karnataka's plan to build a new dam across the Cauvery near Mekedatu at Tiruchi Railway Junction on Saturday. -- G. GNANAVELMURUGAN The day-long State-wide bandh in Tamil Nadu, called by farmers and backed by Opposition parties... »
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Commodities

Crude oil falls over $1 as supply threat eases

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Oil prices fell more than $1 on Friday, after sharp gains in the prior session, as worries of a... »

Politics

Sec 66A of IT Act

A Raja rejects Bhardwaj’s charge

PTI

Former IT minister A Raja DMK leader and former IT minister A Raja today slammed former Union law minister H R Bhardwaj fo... »

Education

‘Charity is not scalable, steer clear of negativity, needless criticism’

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Delivering the Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore’s (IIM-B) 40th convocation address, the... »

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Clear cut: Rishi Kapoor is admittedly hurt but won’t withdraw his comments on the beef ban Rishi Kapoor is taking social media by storm, commenting on contentious issues and refusing to be silenced by trolls, in a manner uncharacteristic of mainstream Bollywood »

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Catalyst

Shape up or ship out

Vincent Digonnet

The Indian advertising business will soon gather for the 10th edition of Goafest. In a two-part series, Vincent Digonnet of global digital agency Razorfish gives the Indian ad and marketing fraternity some points to ponder. »
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