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Mega rejig: Adani Enterprises moves power, ports businesses to arms

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Diversified conglomerate Adani Group announced a wide-ranging restructuring to streamline its va... »

Govt gets ₹22,557 cr from Coal India stake sale

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The Government’s disinvestment drive got a major boost on Friday with the stake sale in Coal... »

Stable loan growth, treasury gains drive ICICI Bank net profit up 14% to Rs 2,889 cr

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ICICI Bank, the country’s biggest private sector lender, booked a 14 per cent rise in net profit... »

Fiscal deficit exceeds full-year target in 9 months

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The Central government’s fiscal deficit has exceeded the Budget estimate for the full financi... »

Sensex tanks 499 points after hitting record high of 29,844

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Indian equity shares plunged more than 1.6 per cent on Friday after earlier hitting a record hig... »

Assocham-ICAI to set up virtual centre for MSMEs

(From left) Ravindra Sanareddy , Chairman, Assocham Southern
Regional Council exchanging documents with AS Durga Prasad ,
President , Institute of Cost Accountants of India, and DS Rawat,
Secretary-General of Assocham in Hyderabad on Friday. PV

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About five crore micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) will soon have an online resourc... »

HCL beats market expectation; posts 28% jump in profits

HCL Technologies President and CEO, Anant Gupta. (file photo)

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HCL Technologies beat market expectations to record a 28 per cent growth in consolidated net pro... »



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Cutting off the small investor

Why did the Coal India stock sale offer ignore retail investors? »

Innovation – make it smart and frugal

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Weak backbone

The government needs to create an enabling environment for creating the infrastructure for a digital India »


Government is a spoilsport

Game changer: Learn from the success of the Indian Super League

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Sports federations are seedy political fiefdoms. Corporates can inject funds, accountability and popular appeal »


Modi asks IT experts to innovate for ‘m-Governance’


Prime Minister Narendra Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked the country’s IT experts to explore ways to provide as... »



Jayanthi Natarajan's letter to Sonia Gandhi

Jayanthi Natarajan Hon’ble Smt. Sonia Gandhi, President, Indian National Congress November 5, 2... »  


Making a song and dance of exercise, literally

Priyanka Pani

Fit on the move: Beto Perez with his dancing members Beto Perez grew up watching John Travolta-starrer Grease. And soon enough he was improvising reg... »


HCL beats market expectation; posts 28% jump in profits

Aesha Datta

HCL Technologies President and CEO, Anant Gupta. (file photo) HCL Technologies beat market expectations to record a 28 per cent growth in consolidated net pro... »
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Cargill opens mega Bengaluru centre

Sangeetha Chengappa

(from left) Marcel Smits, Executive Vice-President; Lalitha Indrakanti, Director & Center Leader; Kathy Fortmann, President; and Siraj Choudhury, Chairman Cargill Inc, one of the world’s biggest privately held organizations that clocked revenu... »
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Home loan growth slows down

Beena Parmar

No big demand The pace of growth of home loans declined to 16.4 per cent in November 2014, from 18.1 per cent in the year-ago period. Aman, a 32-year old in suburban Mumbai, is not particularly excited about the interest rate cut... »
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Macro Economy

Shift to new base year lifts GDP growth in FY14 to 6.9%

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TCA Anant, Chief Statistician of India and Secretary, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation Revision in base year will help govt meet fiscal deficit target »


Low margins leave toy story facing unhappy ending

Bindu D Menon

With high rentals eroding their margins, retailers are again moving away from non-viable prod... »


Japanese sportswear major Asics starts India sales operations


Japanese sportswear major Asics will not renew its exclusive distribution pact with Reliance Ret... »


R2R Foundation to promote struggling Indian researchers


Job opportunities for both home-grown and returning researchers in Indian industry are relatively few, as investment in R&D programmes is comparatively low. S Choudhary returned to India last year with a PhD from University of Freiburg in Germany and wa... »
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Nation remembers Mahatma Gandhi on his 67th death anniversary


Mahatma Gandhi Mahatma Gandhi was today fondly remembered on his 67th death anniversary with President Pranab M... »  
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India, China, Indonesia want cap on foodgrain procurement removed

Amiti Sen

For food security Since the Bali deal on food procurement is subject to a number of conditions, India wants a 'simple solution' to this vexatious problem. Maintaining its hard posture on food security at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Indi... »
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Fiscal deficit exceeds full-year target in 9 months

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The Central government’s fiscal deficit has exceeded the Budget estimate for the full financi... »


Bank of Baroda Q3 profit declines 68% on higher provisions, one-time tax liability

Beena Parmar

Bank of Baroda has posted a sharp decline of 68 per cent in net profit at Rs 334 crore, in the O... »


SpiceJet board okays transfer of Marans’ shares to Ajay Singh

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The SpiceJet board has approved the sale and transfer of Kalanithi Maran and Kal Airways’ entire... »

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Freedom, interrupted

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The Supreme Court order has brought ray of hope for the undertrials who are languishing in jails for years. Undertrials — accounting for nearly 70 per cent of our prison population — often suffer a fate worse than those convicted. Now, they wait for a recent Supreme Court order directing the release of those who have served half their likely sentence to be implemented »
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