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NSEL scam: 3 top brokers arrested

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The Economic Offences Wing of Mumbai Police has arrested three top officials of leading broke... »

Centre goes ahead, tables Insurance Bill in Lok Sabha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Shishir Sinha

The Narendra Modi-led Government has introduced the Insurance Bill in the Lok Sabha, though a si... »

Sun to buy GSK’s opiates business in Australia

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries is set to buy multinational drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline’s opiates bu... »

Lenders put Sahara’s iconic Grosvenor House on sale

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The hotel property in London is valued at over ₹5,000 crore »

BlackBerry unveils 4G smartphone Leap


Canadian handset maker BlackBerry today unveiled its new mid-range 4G smartphone ‘Leap’ for $ 27... »




Dreaming the impossible dream

The right moves Creating opportunities for a good education Sitting through a charged three-day conference with ministers, bureaucrats, corporate honchos, R... »

Divyesh Lapsiwala

Now that the government has set a date

It must focus on keeping its promise of ushering in the Goods and Services Tax by April 1, 2016 »


Freedom to invest

The Centre should not micro-manage the risk preferences of investors through tax breaks »


Is the Budget efficient on allocations?

Myriad angles The right one is still missing

Ranen Banerjee

Of course there has been a shift in sectoral focus, but fiscal discipline fares poorly »

Mobiles & Tablets

Apple tops smartphone sales in Q4


CorporateApple tops smartphone sales in Q4 iPhone maker Apple has dethroned... »

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Tinplate Company of India (₹64.8)

Yoganand D, BL Research Bureau

Investors with a short-term horizon can buy the stock of Tinplate Company of India at cur... »  


Spectrum auction to witness tough fight

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The Centre plans to sell of spectrum in 800 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz and
2100 MHz bands PV SIVAKUMAR The spectrum auction will witness a tough fight as telecom companies will resort to aggre... »


‘Gold monetisation scheme will be a game-changer’

Alka Kshirsagar

Rajesh Khosla, Managing Director, MMTC-PAMP India The gold monetisation scheme announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Budget will be a... »
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Moody’s downgrades Central Bank, IOB

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Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded Central Bank of India and Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) to... »
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Sugar output up, as are cane arrears 

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Sugar mills in India produced 194 lakh tonnes of the sweetener up to February 2015, about 23.6 lakh tonnes more than the same time last season, says ISMA. Sugar mills in India produced 194 lakh tonnes (lt) of the sweetener up to Februa... »
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Ortel Communications IPO: expensive valuation is a big negative

Venkatasubramanian K, BL Research Bureau

At 18 times, EV/operating profit is much higher than what larger players command »


Ranbaxy loses approvals, right to sell two drugs in US

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A US court has upheld the decision by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to cancel... »


Sun to buy GSK’s opiates business in Australia

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Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. File Photo Sun Pharmaceutical Industries is set to buy multinational drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline’s opiates bu... »
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Companies cautious in second round of coal block auctions

Debabrata Das, Richa Mishra

The second round of coal block auctions, offering ready-to-produce mines, did not see much of... »
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Bhullar to lead golfers in 2nd PGTI Cochin Masters


Five-time Asian Tour winner, Gaganjeet Bhullar will lead a strong field of Indian golfers during... »
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Opposition corners Govt over black money in Rajya Sabha

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In an indication of what could be in store for the Modi Government and its reform Bills in t... »


New black money law will have a rebuttal clause, says CBDT chief Anita Kapur

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Anita Kapur, Chairperson, Central Board of Direct Taxes The proposed black money law will have a rebuttal clause to ensure natural justice, a senior... »



Telenor's Sigve Brekke: In India, our focus now is on basic services

S Ronendra Singh

Sigve Brekke, Head (Asia), Telenor. File Photo Telecom service provider Telenor Group, which has a big participation here at the Mobile World C... »

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Eyes wide open

Vidya Ram

Cradle to grave: The National Health Service of Britain is not flawless, but it has helped millions of lives Indian doctors have always played a major role in the National Health Service of the UK. But their story is equally about assimilation and success as it is about compromise and bias »
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