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Petrol price to be cut by ₹ 1.82 a litre in Delhi

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Petrol prices will be cut ₹ 1.82 in Delhi, from Saturday midnight. The cut will vary from State... »

India, Japan sign MoU to develop Varanasi into ‘smart city’

Stream of life: Varanasi and its many ghats on the banks of the Ganga. S. ANANTHARAMAN


Varanasi, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi represents in the Lok Sabha, will be developed into... »

Essar sells yuMobile to Safaricom, Airtel for about $120 mn

Rajesh Kurup

In a move that marks the exit of Essar Group from all telecom ventures, Essar Telecom Kenya Ltd... »

Mukesh Ambani drops out of PM delegation to Japan

Mukesh Ambani, RIL Chairman


Mukesh Ambani, the world’s richest energy billionaire and head of Reliance Industries, has dropp... »



The economics of superstardom

Sudipta Sarangi / Chandan K Jha

It isn’t surprising that Lionel Messi, the Golden Ball winner for the 2014 World Cup and... »

How to make our roads safer

RK Shenoy

The tremendous increase in the number of vehicles on Indian roads has also led to an increase in... »


Politics and criminality

The Supreme Court’s reminder that the executive needs to observe “constitutional propriety” while... »


Power sector reforms gridlocked

What a tangle With only half-hearted efforts to sort it out V GANESAN

VS Ailawadi / Sangeeta Singh

This July, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked scientists from the Department of Atomic Energy (D... »


Modi, Japanese PM to discuss ways to strengthen bilateral partnership


A file photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in this Japanese city today on a five-day visit which is ex... »


Telangana budget session to be held in Oct

V Rishi Kumar

Telangana Chief Minister, K Chandrasekara Rao. The maiden budget session of the Telangana Government will be held in the first week of October... »


Modi Govt has brought economy back on track: Gowda


Union Railway Minister, D V Sadananda Gowda. The Narendra Modi Government has within 100 days in office brought the economy back on track, wh... »


Heavy rain belt moving towards Gujarat, west MP, Mumbai-Konkan-Goa

Vinson Kurian

Central and west India, interior peninsula and the west coast will be the focus of a renewed vig... »
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Jayalalithaa re-elected unanimously as AIADMK general secretary


AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa was today re-elected unanimously as the party’s General Secreta... »
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Swiss Diary

Excitement in the Swiss Alps

Rasheeda Bhagat

A sculpture in the Glacial Palace adjoining the Matterhorn peak in the Swiss Alps. The Glacial Palace is carved inside a glacier, 15 metres below the surface. With all the spiritual energy at our command, our group of 32 international journalists in Zerma... »
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TAPMI launches Finance Lab for students

A J Vinayak

TAPMI’s Finance Lab The Manipal-based TA Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) formally opened a Finance Lab for its stude... »


Hyderabad realty market growth plunges in first half: Knight Frank

V Rishi Kumar

The first half of 2014 has seen residential sales volumes in Hyderabad plunge by over 27 per cen... »


US Post honour for actor Nageswara Rao

Veteran actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao. Photo: C.V. Subrahmanyam In a rare honour, the US Post Service is issuing a special postage stamp to commemorate legendary... »


Natco Pharma’s partner Mylan files for Copaxone generic

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Mylan Laboratories Inc headquarters in Pennsylvania. An Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for three-times-a-week generic Copaxone (glatiramer a... »
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Economy turning around, inflation moderating: Jaitley


Arun Jaitley With GDP numbers showing an uptick, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the economy is turn... »
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Apple may launch iPhone 6, smartwatch on Sept 9


Apple is expected to unveil a larger screen version of its popular iPhone along with its first s... »
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PM embarks on five-day visit to Japan


Amid “great expectations”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today embarked on a visit to Japan which... »


Corporation Bank keen to ramp up CASA deposits

K R Srivats

Corporation Bank is keen to ramp up the share of current and savings account deposits in its ove... »


India fashions clinical win against England


Ambati Rayudu slammed an unbeaten 64 as India relied on an all-round display to thrash England b... »

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Kill for the IAS

Nandini Nair, Priyanka Kotamraju

Pelf in the gloom
The lure of officialdom - the white Ambassador, the red beacon, the power. Photo: Monica Tiwari Sunday morning nine lakh candidates will sit for the Civil Services Aptitude Test. Aspirants give years to this exam… this cause. BLink maps their story of hope and inertia »
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