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WGC says easing of gold import curbs will improve supplies, benefit exporters

PTI

With the easing of gold import restrictions, the metal’s supply through official channels will i... »

Gold imports eased, Centre withdraws 20:80 scheme

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Here’s some news that will bring cheer to the gem and jewellery trade as well as their customers... »

Double-whammy: GDP growth slows to 5.3% in Q2; deficit zooms

K. R. Srivats

A stagnating manufacturing sector slowed the economy for the three-month period ended September... »

BSE investor wealth crosses ₹100-lakh cr

Our Bureau

It was a historic day at the BSE. At 9:51 am on Friday, the stock exchange’s market capitalis... »

Rise of flat-screen televisions lowers the curtain on the bulky box

R. Ravikumar

They are bulky, antediluvian, and once the pride of living rooms. But like most other cas... »

Videos on mobile gaining popularity in emerging markets

Priyanka Pani

Vuclip, the leading premium mobile video on demand service for emerging markets, said that 67 pe... »

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Reversing the reversal

Not as good as it looks Indifferent farm sector growth has hurt the economy
B VELANKANNI

PULAPRE BALAKRISHNAN

By 2007-08 the economy had grown at over 9 per cent per annum for three consecutive years. The l... »
FROM THE VIEWSROOM

Factories or forests?

A Srinivas

In seeking to industrialise in a hurry, the government is pushing for changes in land acquisitio... »

Editorial

Is small beautiful?

The final norms on small banks announced by the Reserve Bank of India are stringent and designed... »

Opinion

Auction spectrum bands at one go

V Sridhar/Rohit Prasad

It appears from press reports that there is in-principle agreement between the Department of... »

Stocks

Rakesh Jhunjhunwalla picks up ₹13.40-cr worth shares in SpiceJet

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Rakesh Jhunjhunwalla Market player Rakesh Jhunjhunwalla has bought 75 lakh shares of ailing airline SpiceJet a... »

Economy

WTO trade deal vindicates India's firm stand: Sitharaman

Our Bureau

Commerce and Industry Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman (file photo) The agreement on trade facilitation and public procurement reached by World Trade Organisation (... »

Banking

Govt plans to cut stake in PSBs to raise Rs 89,120 crore

Reuters

Jayant Sinha The Indian government plans to raise about Rs 89,120 crore ($14.4 billion) by reducing its stake... »

National

Telangana decentralises levy rice procurement

K V Kurmanath

The Telangana Government has decentralised procurement of levy rice in t... »
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EU lawmakers urge regulators to break up Google

Reuters

Coffee mugs with the Google logo on them. European Union lawmakers overwhelmingly backed a motion on Thursday urging anti-trust regulators... »
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Economy

Double-whammy: GDP growth slows to 5.3% in Q2; deficit zooms

K. R. Srivats

A stagnating manufacturing sector slowed the economy for the three-month period ended September... »
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Markets

SEBI slaps ₹1-cr fine on 6 merchant bankers for disclosure lapses in CARE IPO

PTI

In a major clampdown for “suppression of material facts” in IPO documents, SEBI today penalised... »

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Efforts on to reduce India’s reliance on imported defence equipment: Parrikar

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Lower House debut Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar addresses the Lok Sabha for the first time, on Friday PTI Making his debut in the Lok Sabha on Friday, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said India is... »

Companies

Ready to upgrade safety features if asked: Maruti

PTI

After Maruti Suzuki’s popular hatchback Swift failed the recent Global NCAP crash test, the comp... »

National

Potato production down 2.3%

Our Bureau

Too hot Potato prices have increased by 33 per cent compared to last year in New Delhi - MEETA AHLAWAT Potato production, as per provisional estimates submitted by States, indicate a 2.3 per cent fal... »
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Companies

Italian furniture major Chateau d’Ax teams up with Vanto

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Adith.L(left) , Chief Operating Officer , Vanto and Cledwyn Passanah of Chataeu d' Ax at the opening of the latest Italian furniture showroom in Hyderabad on Friday. --PHOTO: P. V. SIVAKUMAR Chateau d’Ax, the Italian maker of upholstered furniture and Hyderabad-based furniture retai... »
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Politics

Bring down oil prices: Congress

Our Bureau

The Congress has accused the Centre of deviating from the promises it had made during th... »
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Economy

'FDI hike in defence sector will be detrimental to indigenous manufacturing'

Abhishek Law

Amit Mitra, West Bengal Minister for Finance, Excise, Commerce and Industry, addressing a seminar on Industry Defence Linkage organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry in Kolkata on Friday. Photo: Ashoke Chakrabarty Opening up of the defence sector to foreign direct investment (FDI) does not necessarily mean th... »

National

Potato production down 2.3%

Our Bureau

Too hot Potato prices have increased by 33 per cent compared to last year in New Delhi - MEETA AHLAWAT Potato production, as per provisional estimates submitted by States, indicate a 2.3 per cent fal... »

National

Sahyadri Industries launches do-it-yourself toilet blocks

Our Bureau

The 'Namma toilet' blocks which are yet to be put to use for the residents of Quaid-e-Milleth Nagar. Pune-based building materials maker Sahyadri Industries Ltd on Thursday launched 'Do-It-Yourself... »

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Indigenous dating apps are giving new agency to young people who now believe romance, and perhaps even happily-ever-after are just a click away »
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