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US regulator imposes conditions on Sun’s acquisition of Ranbaxy

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The FTC said Sun Pharmaceutical Industries and Ranbaxy have agreed to divest the latter’s interests in generic minocycline tablets in order to settle charges that Sun’s proposed acquisition of Ranbaxy would likely be anti-competitive. An American federal trade regulator today imposed conditions on Sun Pharmaceuticals’ acquisition... »

Agni-5 successfully test-fired

Agni-5, the country’s longest range surface-to-surface Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), being successfully launched from Wheeler Island in Balasore, Odisha, on Saturday. - PTI

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India today successfully test-fired its indigenously developed, intercontinental surface-to-surf... »

Agni-V: A game changer in India's missile technology

A file image of Agni V

M Somasekhar

The successful launch of the first canister version of Agni-V, India's longest distance ballisti... »

Index Outlook: RBI to dictate market’s movement

Lokeshwarri SK

The Indian stock markets have begun the year on a high note with the Sensex and the Nifty gainin... »

Xiaomi’s Hugo Barra takes centre stage in Chennai with Mi4, MIUI 6

Hugo Barra, Vice President, International, Xiaomi, while launching the new Mi4 in Chennai on January 31, 2015. Photo: R Dinakaran

R Dinakaran

For those who had gathered at the Amethyst in Chennai on Saturday for the Mi4 event, there was o... »

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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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JÜRGEN MÖSSINGERS

Products often come with features irrelevant to a cost-conscious market like India. However, cars, scooters have done better »

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Weak backbone

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

Opinion

Government is a spoilsport

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

Rahul V Kumar/Sibin Sabu

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

Politics

AAP releases poll manifesto, promises lower VAT, power tariff in Delhi

PTI

Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal addressing the media after releasing the party's manifesto for the Delhi assembly elections in the Capital on Saturday. -- S. Subramanium Making a bid to woo all sections to return to power, the AAP today made a host of promises in it... »

Funds

Franklin Build India: Invest

Bhavana Acharya

The fund invests across the ‘building blocks’ of the economy which gives it an edge over other infrastructure funds »

Firm Calls

WPIL: Buy

Nalinakanthi V

This company should continue to make big strides in India and abroad »

Companies

US regulator imposes conditions on Sun’s acquisition of Ranbaxy

PTI

The FTC said Sun Pharmaceutical Industries and Ranbaxy have agreed to divest the latter’s interests in generic minocycline tablets in order to settle charges that Sun’s proposed acquisition of Ranbaxy would likely be anti-competitive. An American federal trade regulator today imposed conditions on Sun Pharmaceuticals’ acquisition... »
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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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Banking

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%

Our Bureau

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 »

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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... »

Sports

Japanese sportswear major Asics starts India sales operations

PTI

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

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Agni-5 successfully test-fired

PTI

Agni-5, the country’s longest range surface-to-surface Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), being successfully launched from Wheeler Island in Balasore, Odisha, on Saturday. - PTI India today successfully test-fired its indigenously developed, intercontinental surface-to-surf... »
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Agni-5 successfully test-fired

PTI

Agni-5, the country’s longest range surface-to-surface Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), being successfully launched from Wheeler Island in Balasore, Odisha, on Saturday. - PTI India today successfully test-fired its indigenously developed, intercontinental surface-to-surf... »
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Economy

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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Economy

Fiscal deficit exceeds full-year target in 9 months

Our Bureau

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

Banking

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... »

Markets

SpiceJet board okays transfer of Marans’ shares to Ajay Singh

Our Bureau

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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