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Sensex rallies 517 points on value-buying in blue-chips; capital goods, realty stocks hog the limelight

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Indian equity shares surged close to 2 per cent on value-buying in blue-chips, while strength in... »

RBI eases bad loans provisioning norms

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The Reserve Bank of India on Monday relaxed provisioning rules against bad loans by allowing ban... »

Oil prices to stabilise as demand rises: Poll

The poll forecasts brent to average $59.20 and US crude $53.60 in 2015. It sees prices rising further in 2016 and 2017.

Reuters

Oil prices should stabilise in the second half of this year and rise in 2016 and 2017 as... »

BHEL bags Rs 5,000-cr contract from Telangana power utility

BHEL’s scope of work in the project includes design, engineering, manufacture, supply, construction, erection, testing and commissioning of 4x270 MW thermal sets on EPC basis.

Shishir Sinha

Power equipment manufacturer, Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has bagged an order worth over... »

ICICI Bank to repartriate capital from overseas subsidiaries

Beena Parmar

ICICI Bank has commenced its efforts to repatriate capital worth $175 million and C$155 million... »

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All about game theory

Vinay Kanchan , creative thinker and brand consultant Sport is something that excites, enthrals and rewards or on occasion even devastates the viewer. »

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BELOW THE LINE

Cricket mad A national pastime Who’s batting for GDP? No one, or so it seemed to a chief executive who was in t... »

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In need of a fix

As the curtain comes down on the century-old London gold fix, the spotlight is now on the opaque... »

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INDIA IN TRANSITION

Access to water is a basic right

The elixir of life: It's everyone's right SUSAN QUINLAND-STRINGER/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

LISA BJÖRKMAN

Two decades ago, a dramatic shift took place in the rules governing the provision of piped munici... »

The debate on essentials

The bright idea For the puzzle to work, the pieces must fit perfectly Harish Marnad/shutterstock.com

Vaibhav Choukse

Interoperability is paramount in a world driven by technology. To achieve interoperability betwe... »

Portfolio

Five stocks that gain from rate cuts

Nalinakanthi V

Companies sitting on a huge pile of debt and struggling to pay interest are the obvious beneficiaries. Nalinakanthi V zooms in on five such stocks »

Firm Calls

Bajaj Finserv: BUY

A premium opportunity

Radhika Merwin

Lifting the FDI cap to 49 per cent will add value to the company’s stock »

Banking

Clipping RBI’s wings is a bad idea

Andy Mukherjee

RBI Governor Raguram Rajan (file photo) Rajan's international stature may not be enough to protect the RBI. India's central bank is facing an assault on its authority. Powerful opponents in New Delhi want... »

Economy

Singapore is a key pillar of India's Act East Policy, says Modi

Ashwini Phadnis

A file photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said India's relations with Singapore are one of our strongest... »
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Companies

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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State govt declares floods in Kashmir Valley

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Vechiles wade through a water logged road after heavy rainfall in Anantnag district, South Kashmir on Sunday, March 29, 2015. Photo: Nissar Ahmad The Jammu and Kashmir government today declared a flood situation in Kashmir Valley as Jhelum ri... »
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Science

China mulls harvesting solar power from space

PTI

Space-based solar power China plans to build a huge solar power station 36,000 kilometres above the ground in an attempt... »

Science

It takes 38 minutes to fall through the Earth!

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Falling through the Earth It would only take a person 38 minutes to fall all the way through the centre of the Earth, i... »

Forex

Rupee trading weak at 62.65

PTI

The rupee was trading weak by 24 paise at 62.65 in the afternoon session due to rise in the Amer... »

Sports

Dynasty beckons for triumphant Australia

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Australia's captain Michael Clarke holds aloft the Cricket World Cup trophy as he celebrates with team mates after they defeated New Zealand in the final match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on March 29.
Dark sunglasses were the order of the day for Australia's triumphant cricket team on Monday as t... »
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State govt declares floods in Kashmir Valley

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Vechiles wade through a water logged road after heavy rainfall in Anantnag district, South Kashmir on Sunday, March 29, 2015. Photo: Nissar Ahmad The Jammu and Kashmir government today declared a flood situation in Kashmir Valley as Jhelum ri... »
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Politics

Aam Aadmi party is doing alright: Kejriwal

PTI

Aam Admi Party (AAP) is “doing alright”, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today after t... »
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Commodities

Brent crude falls as Iran, world powers seek nuclear deal

Reuters

Brent crude prices fell below $56 a barrel on Monday, extending steep losses from the previous s... »

Real Assets

Bullion cues

Bullion could build on its gains

Gurumurthy K

A weak dollar and unrest in West Asia could help the yellow metal »

Your Money

Primer

How to rebalance your portfolio

Manikaran Singhal

Anatoli Styf/shutterstock.com With markets doing well, equity investors are a bit confused. Is it better to book profi... »

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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 »

Catalyst

Catalyst

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. »
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