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    SBI to sell up to 10% stake in life insurance joint venture

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    Currently, SBI has 74 per cent stake in SBI Life Insurance. File Photo The Executive Committee of State Bank of India’s Central Board has authorised divestment of the... »

    Six-day cash rate soars to 2-year high of 15%

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    The six-day cash rate soared to a two-year high of 15 per cent on Tuesday as banks scrambled to... »

    SEBI to make it easier for start-ups to list

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    The Securities and Exchange Board of India is likely to come out with special concession... »

    Piramal Fund to invest ₹1,200 cr in Omkar Group’s residential project

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    Piramal Fund Management, the real estate investment arm of Ajay Piramal-led Piramal Enterpris... »

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    And now, buy breast milk online

    The bliss of bonding The goodness of mother's milk can never be replaced Oris Arisara/shutterstock.com There are many takers for this in the West. But it’s a trend fraught with danger, not least for the babies »

    Nandini Nair

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    Fame and shame

    Monica Lewinsky Why Dhoni should listen to Monica Lewinsky »

    Editorial

    The dream sours

    Whether an implosion or a mere “crisis of adolescence”, the upheavals in the AAP have dented its image as a force for change »

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    CP CHANDRASEKHAR, JAYATI GHOSH

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    There’s no comparison, statistically speaking

    The big picture China overtook India in per capita GDP only in 1985, but the divergence from then has been dramatic India may soon overtake China in GDP growth rate, but China will continue to account for a greater share of global GDP »

    Companies

    ‘We did not think Wipro would get this big’

    Venkatesh Ganesh

    Wipro’s outgoing CFO Suresh Senapaty looks back at three-and-a-half decades in the group »

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    Palm oil futures may test support levels, rise

    Gnanasekaar T

    Malaysian palm oil futures on BMD ended higher on Monday, as market participants positioned a... »

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    Bajaj Electricals (₹228.8)

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    The stock of Bajaj Electricals surged 4 per cent accompanied by above average volume on M... »  

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    Centre may tweak defence procurement policy

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    Triggering change Amitabh Kant, Secretary, DIPP, along with Rana Kapoor, President, Assocham, at the industry body’s 10th Managing Committee meeting, in New Delhi, on Monday KAMAL NARANG Aims to boost FDI; offset policy has failed to deliver »
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    India rejects BP's request to market jet fuel

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    BP Plc applied for a jet fuel marketing licence for the second time last year. File Photo India has rejected a request from BP Plc to be allowed to sell jet fuel to the booming aviation... »
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    Kashmir floods: Death toll rises to 16

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    Police and rescue workers search for bodies amongst the rubble after a hillside collapsed onto a house at Laden village, west of Srinagar, March 30, 2015. A landslide in the Himalayan region of Kashmir killed six people and left 10 missing, police said on Monday, as unseasonal rains swept India, damaging crops and raising fears of flash floods in the mountainous north. Photo: Reuters Six bodies were recovered today in Budgam district taking the death toll to 16 in Jammu and Kash... »
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    WEEKLY OUTLOOK

    Prospects for gold futures bullish

    Gurumurthy K

    The outlook for the gold futures contract traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) is bul... »

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    All you wanted to know about: Municipal Bonds

    MEERA SIVA

    SEBI has come up with new norms on municipal bonds in India. The new rules would help local bodie... »

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    Kashmir floods: Death toll rises to 16

    PTI

    Police and rescue workers search for bodies amongst the rubble after a hillside collapsed onto a house at Laden village, west of Srinagar, March 30, 2015. A landslide in the Himalayan region of Kashmir killed six people and left 10 missing, police said on Monday, as unseasonal rains swept India, damaging crops and raising fears of flash floods in the mountainous north. Photo: Reuters Six bodies were recovered today in Budgam district taking the death toll to 16 in Jammu and Kash... »

    Sports

    ICC rankings: Kohli, Dhawan, Dhoni on top 10 list

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    (From Left) Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli and M S Dhoni during a practice session. File Photo A lacklustre World Cup performance notwithstanding, Virat Kohli remained the highest-placed Indi... »
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    Singapore teen arrested for anti-Lee Kuan online comments

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    The teenager celebrated the death of Singapore's founding father Lee, who died last week aged 91 and was cremated after a state funeral on Sunday. File Photo A Singapore teenager, who criticised Lee Kuan Yew on social media soon after the former leader's... »
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    Gadkari slams Sonia over Land Bill

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    Maritime Day Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari pinning a flag on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's lapel on the occasion of National Maritime Day, in New Delhi on Monday. PTI Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday pressed ahead with his attack on the Opposition over... »
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    Google Glass could teach you to dance!

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    Google plans on creating a system by which Google Glass can recommend dance moves to those who wear the high tech device. Got two left feet? Don’t worry, Google Glass could teach you to dance by identifying songs and s... »

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    Shipbuilding potential must be used under ‘Make in India’: PM

    PTI

    A delegation from the maritime sector led by Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari meeting the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on the National Maritime Day, in New Delhi on Monday. The Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, P. Radhakrishnan is also seen. India has great potential in the area of shipbuilding, and this must be pursued as part of the ’... »

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    Neem-coated urea mandatory for 75% of domestic production

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    Government has made it mandatory for domestic fertiliser firms to “neem coat” at least 75 per... »

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    Living out loud

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    Clear cut: Rishi Kapoor is admittedly hurt but won’t withdraw his comments on the beef ban Rishi Kapoor is taking social media by storm, commenting on contentious issues and refusing to be silenced by trolls, in a manner uncharacteristic of mainstream Bollywood »

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    Shape up or ship out

    Vincent Digonnet

    The Indian advertising business will soon gather for the 10th edition of Goafest. In a two-part series, Vincent Digonnet of global digital agency Razorfish gives the Indian ad and marketing fraternity some points to ponder. »

    The second-largest city in Tamil Nadu is transforming and is no longer defined by its textile legacy, writes LN Revathy »

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