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Exuding confidence Finance Minister Arun Jaitley KAMAL NARANG There is optimism in the air and the economy is set to achieve stronger growth,... »  

SBI reins in bad loans; Q4 profit jumps 23%

Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chairman of SBI along with (From left) V. G. Kannan; P. Pradeep Kumar and B. Sriram, Managing Directors of SBI announcing the bank’s financial results for 2014–2015 in Kolkata on Friday. Photo: Ashoke Chakrabarty

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Jayalalithaa to be sworn in as Chief Minister on Saturday

‎After paying floral tribute to the statues of former Tamil Nadu chief minister CN Annadurai, AIADMK leader and chief minister-designate J Jayalalithaa passes by the large number of party supporters gathered at the venue.

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AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa called on the Governor in the afternoon to stake claim for the for... »  

Insider-trading charge: Vellayan resigns as Murugappa Chairman

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A Vellayan has ‘stepped aside’ from the chairmanship of the Murugappa Group Corporate Boa... »

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Amma returns AIADMK leader Jayalalithaa paying tribute to late party founder MG Ramachandran, in Chennai, on Friday. BIJOY GHOSH

AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa, who was elected as leader of AIADMK Legislature party, will be swor... »

Dasari: decision to allocate coal blocks taken by Manmohan


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It’s time India Inc stopped whining

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CSK canters into IPL final


Michael Hussey of CSK plays a shot during the second qualifier of IPL-8 cricket match between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore at JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi on Friday. --- Photo: K.R. Deepak A clinical Chennai Super Kings today defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by three wickets in a... »


E-tailers log on to low-income group to tap biz opportunity

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The brand has tie-ups with other multi-brand e-tailers such as Flipkart, Jabong and Myntra for sale and display of its apparel range. Rehan Yar Khan, founder of VC firm Orios Venture Partners, is on a new investment spree. »


Strong show drives Britannia stock to new 52-week high

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Buoyed by strong Q4 numbers and the annual results for 2014-15, shares of Britannia Industries L... »


SBI to raise ₹15,000 cr before end of this fiscal

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Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chairman, SBI To dilute stake in SBI Life, valuation exercise has begun: Chairman »
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India needs corporate tax in line with global levels: Jaitley


Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addressing a press conference in the Capital on Friday. Photo: Kamal Narang Finance Minister Arun Jaitley struck a conciliatory tone towards investors on Friday, promising... »  
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eBay launches virtual perfume mall

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New venture Navin Mistry at the launch of the online perfume mall,
in Chennai on Friday BIJOY GHOSH Smelling a big opportunity in the perfume space, online retailer eBay has launched a virtual... »
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Coal case: Naveen Jindal, Madhu Koda, and others granted bail


Naveen Jindal (file photo) Congress leader and industrialist Naveen Jindal, former Minister of State for Coal Dasari Naraya... »


IPL betting case: ED conducts searches in Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur


The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today launched searches in multiple cities, including Delhi, Mu... »


Janata ‘Parivar’ talks inconclusive

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Former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad addressing the media after meeting Samajwadi Party President Mulayam Singh Yadav in New Delhi on Friday SANDEEP SAXENA Senior leaders of the ‘Janata Parivar’ are trying hard to address the differences that have emer... »


India needs corporate tax in line with global levels: Jaitley


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Kejriwal-Jung tussle: Centre says not mandatory to consult CM on services


Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung (left) and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in a turf war 'It is well established that where there is no legislative power, there is no executive power' »
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As crushing ends, UP sugar mills look for govt support

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Karnataka Bank Q4 net jumps 65.5%; to pay Rs 5/share dividend

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Jayarama Bhat, MD and CEO, Karnataka Bank Karnataka Bank recorded a 65.5 per cent rise in net profit to ₹134.42 crore in the fourth quarte... »


PSU bank employees will soon get pay hike, arrears for 30 months

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The present wage settlement will benefit 4.5 lakh clerical and sub-staff Employees of public sector banks, old generation private sector banks and some foreign banks wil... »


A day of celebration for AIADMK in Chennai

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Paneer Selvam arrives at the AIADMK party office in Chennai on Friday. BIJOY GHOSH Peak hour traffic on Anna Salai barely made way through a single lane, the air shimmered with wa... »

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The road to Malgudi

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