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Govt cuts non-Plan expenditure by 10%, bans creation of new posts

Shishir Sinha

Govt officials barred from first class air travel »

Sensex surges 248 points to end at new high of 27,346; Nifty gains 79 points

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Led by the recent economic reforms announced by the government, the benchmark BSE Sensex surged... »

ICICI Bank standalone net profit jumps 15% to Rs 2,709 cr

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ICICI Bank today reported 15 per cent rise in net profit at Rs 2,709 crore for the second quart... »

Maruti net profit rises 29% to Rs 862 cr in Q2

Growth in domestic sales and cost reduction initiatives by the company contributed significantly to bottomline growth during the quarter.

Our Bureau

Maruti Suzuki India on Thursday reported standalone net profit of Rs 862.54 crore for the second... »

Airtel Q2 net shoots up to Rs 1,383 cr

PTI

Bharti Airtel, country’s largest mobile operator, today reported nearly three-fold jump in conso... »

Arvind Mayaram shunted again, now he will be Minority Affairs Secretary

Shishir Sinha

A day before being relieved from his current post, the Finance & Economic Affairs Secretary... »

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EUROSCOPE

Britain’s dangerous gamble

The Continent of Great Britain Or so Cameron would have us believe
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VIDYA RAM

In January last year, British Prime Minister David Cameron delivered a speech on the EU that he h... »

The geopolitics of cheap oil

STANLY JOHNY

We live in interesting times — of geopolitical risks and curious happenings in the oil market. Th... »

Editorial

Grey matter

The Supreme Court has rightly decided not to make public the list of individuals holding accounts... »

Opinion

Food inflation: Know your onions

OOnions are forever Driving inflation KOMMURI SRINIVAS

CHARAN SINGH/SHOMRITA PAL, ANUSHI SHAH

In January 2014, the Reserve Bank of India formally adopted a ‘glide path’ for achieving... »

The cloud rush

Henry Samueli

The Internet of Things (IoT) is shaping up to be one of the more disruptive market opportunit... »

Agri-biz

Nilofar may weaken as depression near Gujarat coast: India Met

Vinson Kurian

Very severe cyclone Nilofar is expected to weaken a round as a severe cyclone during the course... »

Markets

India is difficult to do business in, but safe for shareholders

Our Bureau

While India’s record in protecting minority shareholders has improved, it has slipped tw... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Oppo launches N3, R5 smartphones

R. Dinakaran

OPPO on Wednesday launched the N3, the first smartphone ever to have a motorised swivel camera a... »

Agri-biz

Nilofar may weaken as depression near Gujarat coast: India Met

Vinson Kurian

Very severe cyclone Nilofar is expected to weaken a round as a severe cyclone during the course... »
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Commodities

Risk management: Statistical methods vs neural networks

Pravin Chandrasekaran

Risk management is an important function in institutions having a direct exposure to commodit... »
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Politics

CPI(M) Polit Bureau told to rework draft policy

Our Bureau

Making a point CPI(M) general secretary Prakash Karat at a press conference in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Ahead of the party’s 21st congress scheduled for April 2015 in Visakhapatnam, th... »
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Economy

Cabinet relaxes norms for FDI in construction

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The Cabinet has relaxed norms for foreign direct investment (FDI) in construction develo... »

Companies

‘We need to penetrate into urban areas more’

S Ronendra Singh

Randhir Singh Kalsi, Executive Director-Sales and Marketing, Maruti Suzuki India. Maruti Suzuki India, which came out with an automatic gear shift (AMT) hatchback— Celerio... »

Mobiles & Tablets

A to Z of the two best compact smarties of today: Sony Xperia Z3 Compact and Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Sabyasachi Biswas

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact – Small fish, big bite It shouldn’t be difficult... »

Banking

ICICI Bank standalone net profit jumps 15% to Rs 2,709 cr

PTI

ICICI Bank today reported 15 per cent rise in net profit at Rs 2,709 crore for the second quart... »
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Logistics

Amravati Express derails at Kalyan; no injuries reported so far

Our Bureau

Rail traffic into Mumbai from the North East line (Nashik-Igatpuri-Kalyan side) has been blocked... »
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Portfolio

THE BIG STORY

Eight stocks that will gain from sliding oil

Crude oil prices have dropped more than 35 per cent since June, driven by multiple factors, incl... »
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Economy

Jaitley tells auditors to question all questionable decisions…

Our Bureau

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Comptroller & Auditor General Shashi Kant Sharma at a conference in New Delhi. RAMESH SHARMA Taking cue from the previous UPA regime, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday a... »

News

Govt to provide smartphone users better access to radio services

Our Bureau

Javadekar, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, and Secretary Bimal Julka at the launch of AIR’s free news SMS service in New Delhi. PTI To offer the growing number of smartphone users better access to radio services, All Indi... »

Banking

NRI deposits fall on US rate hike expectations

Radhika Merwin, BL Research Bureau

A possible interest rate hike by the US and a stable rupee have resulted in Non-Resident In... »

BL Ink

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Bloodiest of them all

Shreevatsa Nevatia

Behind the numbers: BJP camp office allegedly ransacked by Trinamool Congress workers during a bypoll campaign in North 24 Parganas district. Photo: PT The phone rang late that Friday night in Kulberia. Saroj Chowdhury is a familiar face in this vi... »
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