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Future Retail announces consolidation with Bharti Retail

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Kishore Biyani, founder of Future Group (file photo) Combined entity will have over 570 retail stores in 243 cities with operational retail space of over 18.5 million square feet »

Sensex rallies 479 points; Nifty posts biggest daily gain in 2 months

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Indian shares ended the session higher by nearly 2 per cent, with the NSE index posting its bigg... »

Cognizant Q1 net income up 9.7% at $382.9 million

T E Raja Simhan

Cognizant Technology Solutions has reported a 9.74 per cent increase in net income at $382.9 mil... »

Facebook launches open Internet.org platform

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Facebook Inc is launching an open platform for online content and application developers to join... »

Modi all set to wow the crowds in Shanghai on May 16

Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at the audience during a reception organised in his honour by the Indian American Community Foundation at Madison Square Garden in New York. File image

Virendra Pandit 

Narendra Modi, who will visit China next week for the first time after becoming the Prime Minist... »

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Sutanu Behuria

All that glitters is not gold

In search of a gold standard: We have a long way to go India lacks the technological infrastructure to reliably ascertain the purity of gold. This impedes monetisation efforts »

SWATI PIRAMAL

Plastic packaging is injurious to health

Health hazard In the long run PV SIVAKUMAR This applies even to the best-known products available in India. Time, then for glass to make a comeback »

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Equal rights

The Centre and the RBI need to work closely to ensure the success of an independent public debt management agency »

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BOOK REVIEW

Science fiction on wheels

The Great Race: The Global Quest for the Car of the Future, Levi Tillemann, Simon & Schuster

S Muralidhar

The car is vrooming into its future way faster than ever thanks to ambitious carmakers, crazy coders and rigorous regulators »

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Are foreign portfolio investors really exiting?

Lokeshwarri SK

FPI flows, p-note issuances and turnover in SGX Nifty point to a different direction »

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Parag Parikh: A guru with a difference

Aarati Krishnan

Parag Parikh Parag Parikh, 61, was the rare market guru in India who always had an unexpected take on compani... »

Economy

India's manufacturing growth loses momentum in April: HSBC survey

Shishir Sinha

India's manufacturing sector has started the fiscal 2015-16 with a growth slowdown, according to... »

News

BSNL slashes roaming tariff by up to 40%

PTI

State-run telecom operator BSNL today slashed roaming tariff by up to 40 per cent for its prepai... »
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Euro zone factory growth eases in April

Reuters

Euro zone manufacturing growth eased in April but factories raised prices for the first time in e... »
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Mutual Funds

‘Expect a recovery, but a moderate one’

Aarati Krishnan

Janakiraman R, Vice-President and Portfolio Manager, Franklin Templeton India Janakiraman R, Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Franklin Templeton India, oversees the... »

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One mantra does not fit the market

Bhavana Acharya

SANJAY CHAWLA, Chief Investment Officer, Baroda Pioneer Asset Management Company You must conduct in-depth research and adopt strategies based on market cycles. This is what... »

Companies

‘New company will look at e-commerce as a growth channel’

Suresh P Iyengar

KUMAR MANGALAM BIRLA
Chairman, Aditya Birla Group Aditya Birla Group has taken a major stride to emerge as the largest company in the fashi... »

Companies

Future Retail announces consolidation with Bharti Retail

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Kishore Biyani, founder of Future Group (file photo) Combined entity will have over 570 retail stores in 243 cities with operational retail space of over 18.5 million square feet »
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Economy

India's manufacturing growth loses momentum in April: HSBC survey

Shishir Sinha

India's manufacturing sector has started the fiscal 2015-16 with a growth slowdown, according to... »
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Dattatreya promises new ESI hospital for Visakhapatnam

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Union Minister of State for Labour Bandaru Dattatreya along with Visakhapatnam MP Khambampati Haribabu and Visakha West MLA PGVR Naidu looking at the dilapidated structure of the ESI Hospital in Malkapuram in Visakhapatnam on Sunday. Photo: C.V.Subrahmanyam The Union Labour Ministry would issue instructions to the ESI Corporation to take step... »
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Trim your holiday expenses

Meera Siva

haveseen/shutterstock.com Summer is here, which means it is vacation time. Zeroing in on your destination is what you do f... »

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Primer

How to draft a will

Suresh Sadagopan

Gajus/shutterstock.com People often put off drafting their wills as they take it to be a complicated document that’s di... »

Firm Calls

Maruti Suzuki India - Buy

Good run to continue

Parvatha Vardhini C

Ciaz As consumer sentiment improves, the company's momentum should improve »

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Downsized IT dream

Sibi Arasu

From a robust 30 per cent during the boom years a decade ago, the IT
sector’s growth rate has fallen to10-15 per cent. Photo: Reuters Once the proud holders of a prized job, IT workers at the mid-level suddenly find themselves thrown out as their blue-chip employers restructure »
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