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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Union Ministers M Venkaiah Naidu (right), Rajiv Pratap Rudy (left) and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi arrive for an all-party meeting in New Delhi on Sunday. Photo: PTI Prime Minister Narendra Modi today voiced hope that the Opposition will cooperate in Parliament... »

Sensex up 111 points in afternoon session

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European shares extend Friday's rally »

Nifty call: Go long with a stop-loss at 8,490

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Nifty November Futures (8,520) The Nifty futures contract opened the week on a s... »

Karnataka set to hand over 250 acres in Yadgir to Coca-Cola

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Senior Congress leader Murli Deora passes away

Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Murli Deora. (file photo)

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Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Murli Deora passed away here this morning after... »

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An ombudsman for investor grievances

In or out? The referee needs to make the right call

PRADEEP S MEHTA

Let’s take two recent instances: A factory owned by Nokia in Chennai has shut down due to wrangl... »
BELOW THE LINE

UK over US

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Shortly after announcing the acquisition of ING Vysya bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank’s execut... »

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Rebooting the Railways

As a former banker, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will realise better than anyone else the true... »

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The BL Interview

‘Capitalism is like a wild river’

Jagdish N Sheth

Jinoy Jose P

In an academic career spanning over five decades, Jagdish N Sheth has written more than 40 bo... »

Middle income trap

SRIDHAR SESHADRI/SURESH DASARI

Countries in the middle income trap lag behind developed economies in the production of h... »

Companies

Sept quarter disappoints for India Inc

Bhavana Acharya

Economic indicators may be beginning to look up, but corporate earnings are faltering. Th... »

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Safe Harbour

Not a clean sweep for new KVP

K Venkatasubramanian

sellingpix/shutterstock.com With the Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) reintroduced to investors after a hiatus, this small savings... »

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Apps and downs: mobile users’ interest shifting to games

TE Raja Simhan

Consumers will spend more time on their phones, but use fewer apps, as ‘app fatigue’ is... »

International

China rate cut unlikely to spur sluggish steel

Reuters

China's surprise interest rate cut could help ease the burden on hundreds of debt-ridden steel m... »
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Politics

J&K polls: Rahul Gandhi to campaign tomorrow

PTI

Rahul Gandhi Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will campaign for his party in the second phase of Assem... »
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Education

Shivakumar to deliver JRD Tata oration at XLRI

PTI

D Shivakumar The Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo India, D Shivakumar will deliver the JRD Tata oration on Busines... »

Policy

Budget to unveil second generation reforms: Jaitley

PTI

Arun Jaitley A “whole set of second generation reforms” will be unveiled in the next Union Budget, Finance... »

Companies

Will Reliance Retail change e -commerce game?

Purvita Chatterjee

Strong presence: A Reliance Fresh outlet in Coimbatore (file photo). As Reliance Retail enters the e-commerce space with Reliancefreshdirect.com, existing pla... »

National

Centre asks States to furnish details of illegal sand mining

Press Trust of India

The Centre has also sought details of the latest policy formulated for sand mining. The Centre has asked States to immediately furnish details of cases of illegal sand minin... »

Agri-biz

Kottaram Agro launches millet-based foods

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MS Swaminathan, agricultural scientist and Founder, MSSRF and Prashant
Parameswaran, MD, Kottaram Agro Foods, at the launch of 'Soulfull' brand
of breakfast products, in Chennai on Friday. BIJOY GHOSH Nutrition literacy is the need of the hour. Through consistent policy advocacy, the India... »
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Banking

New provisioning norms may hit NBFC profits: RBI’s Gandhi

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New launch: (from left) N Kamakodi, MD and CEO, City Union Bank; R
Gandhi, Deputy Governor, RBI; and C Rangarajan, Chairman, Madras
School of Economics, launching a new range of banking products at the
110th Foundation day celebrations of City Union Bank in Chennai on
Sunday. - BIJOY GHOSH There could be a short-term impact on the profitability of NBFCs due to increased provisionin... »
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Companies

Manish Maheshwari is Essar Oil CEO, E&P

Shankar Subramaniam

Essar Oil has appointed Manish Maheshwari as Chief Executive Officer- Exploration & Producti... »
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We plan to expand to 100 cities by 2016: Ola

R Yegya Narayanan

ANAND SUBRAMANIAN,
Director (Marketing
Communications), Ola With a war chest of $210-million investment from Japan-based SoftBank Corp, online cab aggreg... »

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Time to lift MSMEs from ‘garage-type’ operations in defence

Aditi Nigam

G Raj Narayan, Managing Director, Radel Advanced Technology Medium, small and micro enterprises (MSMEs) in the defence and aerospace sector can be ‘game... »

Markets

Coming soon: the ‘e-IPO’

Shishir Sinha

SEBI Chairman U K Sinha The market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has said it aims to reduce th... »

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Waiting in the wings

Mohini Chaudhuri

Mukesh Chhabra (orange t-shirt), who runs a casting agency, has changed his
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