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Equity mutual funds ride the bull wave, beat benchmarks

Venkatasubramanian K

Frustrated that the stocks in your portfolio aren’t moving at all while the Nifty hits new hi... »

Index outlook: Investors seek fresh pastures

Lokeshwarri SK

Equity markets were buffeted by a bout of turbulence caused by the fear that the Federal Reserve... »

Airtel to join Google’s Android One plan

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Telecom operators, including Bharti Airtel, and e-commerce firms such as Flipkart and Amazon... »

TCS opens first all-women BPO unit in Saudi Arabia


TCS today said it has opened Saudi Arabia’s first all—female business process centre, which will... »
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VIP Industries: Buy

Rajalakshmi Nirmal, BL Research Bureau

With the economy showing signs of revival, more people are set to travel, on business an... »

Aravind Sitaraman quits Cisco after 18-year stint

Aravind Sitaraman


Aravind Sitaraman, President – Inclusive Growth, Cisco Systems, has ended his 18-year stint w... »

Kingfisher loan default only a trickle: Vinod Rai


As industrialist Vijay Mallya fights his wilful defaulter tag, former CAG Vinod Rai has said Kin... »



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Monsters versus midgets

The big picture China has 300 million online shoppers As Alibaba has found eager takers for its $24 billion Initial Public Offer (IPO) in the US, this... »

About turn

Salute tradtion The veshti gets a catwalk R Ravindran

Clubs and pubs used to refuse entry to men wearing veshtis — the traditional Tamil attire — unti... »


Yes, old can be gold

The Reserve Bank of India’s move to raise the age of retirement for heads of private sector banks... »



A tedious exercise in grandstanding

Poornima Joshi

Now that it is fashionable and, more importantly, profitable to rat on your bosses à la... »

The importance of saving 46 coal blocks

Kameswara Rao

The Supreme Court judgement on the allocation of coal blocks provides a suitable and timely p... »

Firm Calls

Shemaroo Entertainment IPO: Avoid

K Venkatasubramanian

Kangna Ranaut in Queen. Investors can avoid the initial public offering of the shares of Shemaroo Entertainment, a conte... »

Global Investor

Data Point

Argentina ahead

Nalinakanthi V

Argentina is grappling with high inflation and debt default worries, but the country’s stock... »


The winning ways of women investors

Meera Siva

Stock markets are no longer a male preserve. Women investors are now carving a niche for them... »


Pusa 1509 to drive basmati output to a new high

Vishwanath Kulkarni

Production of basmati rice is set to touch a new high this year with farmers in the key producin... »
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On a house hunt? Keep the broker out

Arvind Jayaram

Stuart Miles/ G Anand, a resident of Andheri, in Mumbai, recently found himself in the unenviable position... »
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NASA's Curiosity rover reaches its primary destination


After more than two years of touching down on Mars, NASA’s Curiosity rover has finally reached t... »
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Wanna Trek to the Stars?

Meera Siva

The world’s most affluent are willing to shell out $10,000 per km for this flight. And t... »


India business growing but on watch mode, says TCS


N Chandrasekaran (left), CEO & MD, Tata Consultancy Services, with Rajesh Gopinathan, Chief Financial Officer (file photo) Despite rising revenues from India, IT services major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) remains ca... »

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Antiques are forever

Elizabeth Mathew

Few things have stood the test of time the way traditional jewellery has. As the representati... »


Lupin enters Canadian market for gastrointestinal drugs

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Mumbai-based drug-maker Lupin Ltd has entered into an agreement with US-based Salix Pharmace... »
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Aamir would consider Rajya Sabha nomination


A file photo of Aamir Khan Actor Aamir Khan said that if he is offered a nomination to the Rajya Sabha, he will “think” abo... »
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India-Australia N-deal: devil is in the detail

Debabrata Das

India and Australia have signed a civil nuclear agreement but the deal raises a number of crucia... »
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Modi’s bonding with Japan will spur Chinese interest in India

KR Srivats

Walking the talk: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the BRICS Summit in July (file photo) PTI By warming up to Japan to meet India’s infrastructure needs, Prime Minister Narendra Modi may ha... »


FIIs, MFs take different paths

Nalinakanthi V

Different strokes: Mutual funds were sellers in the small-cap stocks that were bought by FIIs. - BIKERIDERLONDON/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM In addition to sound fundamentals, buying interest from institutional investors — foreign ins... »

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Rupee could gain ground

Gurumurthy K

The range-bound movement in the Indian rupee came to an end last week. The currency failed t... »

Defending his unimpeachable appointment as Kerala governor, Justice P Sathasivam however submitted the judiciary’s image to a public trial »

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