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For SpiceJet, a lot rides on PE investors, Ajay Singh's decision

Ashwini Phadnis

Ajay Singh (file photo) SpiceJet will return to being a "true low cost airline" if Ajay Singh and two internat... »

Market enters a turbulent patch

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Indices have recovered but there are some hurdles in the near term »

Raymond: Buy

Bollywood actor Dino Morea walks the ramp at the launch of Raymonds' new Signature luxury fabric from Italy, in Mumbai, in this file photo. In the domestic worsted suiting segment, Raymond has 60 per cent market share.

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Got a stomach for risk? Consider textile major Raymond. The stock’s near-doubling in the past ye... »

ICICI Pru Value Discovery Fund: Invest

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The fund has beaten its benchmark as well as peers »

Take note of falling inflation

Now that inflation is easing off, salary hikes may be lower. Therefore, resist the temptation to splurge.

Aarati Krishnan

How can I invest my money to stay ahead of soaring inflation? This was the biggest financial cha... »

Flipkart files application to become a public company, raises $700 mn

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Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce marketplace, has raised $700 million from new investors, wh... »



WTO must prevail over splinter groups

Kyle Cote

Trade between members of a group affects the rest of the world. Hence the importance of multilateralism »

Stepping stones to a greener world

Smoked out Emissions in India spiked in 2013

Dr Naoko Ishii

The recent climate change meet at Lima has paved the way for a pragmatic pact on emission reduction »


Flying lessons

Failures are an inherent aspect of free markets. We need better bankruptcy laws to manage them, rather than the bailouts of corporates »



Time for capital controls

A Srinivas

The Reserve Bank must reconsider its rupee management policy to check volatility. The rupee fell... »


Varying weather evolving for north and south to mark year-end


 The last full week of the month and the year is likely to see contrasting weather dev... »


Former Union Minister of State and DMK member Napoleon joins BJP

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Actor, former union minister of state for social justice and senior DMK member D Napoleon today ‎joined BJP in the presence of BJP President Amit Shah. Actor, former union minister of state for social justice and senior DMK member D Napoleon today... »


Govt takes disciplinary, administrative action against Khobragade


Devyani Khobragade A disciplinary as well as an administrative action of “compulsory wait” has been taken against d... »


Richard Verma sworn in as US Ambassador to India


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US rebuffs N Korea hacking probe offer, seeks China’s help


The United States has dismissed a call by North Korea for a joint investigation into the hacking... »
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Rockets: ours and theirs

M Ramesh

While countries like US spend billions of dollars, ISRO has to make do with limited funds & public sector cramps »
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J&K records highest voter turn out in 27 years

Ashwini Phadnis

The close to 66 per cent voter turn out recorded in Assembly Elections 2014 is the highe... »


Will not allow political obstructionism to stop Insurance Bill: Jaitley

Shishir Sinha

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Bangaladesh preparing composite plan to protect Sundarbans

Jayanta Mallick

A fishing boat in the Matla river, Sunderbans (file photo). Bangladesh is giving final touches to the proposal before presenting it to Indian government for joint consultation process. »


Tihar inmates to get life insurance cover under Jan Dhan Yojna


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A silver lining for duck rearing: thanks to bird flu, Kerala brings it under farming

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State draws action plan to boost farming, consumption of ducks »


Putin: Russia will emerge from crisis in next 2 years


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RBI to remove 2-factor authentication norm on small value transactions

Beena Parmar

The RBI Deputy Governor, H R Khan The Reserve Bank of India will come out with norms on easing the two-factor authentication requi... »


Productivity goes up in Lok Sabha but down in Rajya Sabha

Shishir Sinha

According to an analysis of the Parliamentary Affairs Ministry, productivity of Lok Sabha during the current session so far has been 105 per cent against 104 per cent during the last Budget session this year. Lower House has edged over Upper House in terms of productivity during the ongoing session of Pa... »


SBM raises Rs 500 cr through Tier II bonds

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State Bank of Mysore (SBM) has raised Rs 500-crore Tier II capital through a bond offering to fu... »

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Recording life

Arko Datta

Hand of god: A man breaks down after he finds the lifeless body of his eight-year-old son in Cuddalore Ten years on, photojournalist Arko Datta recounts the wave of death, mourning and mass burials that made pressing the shutter that much harder »
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