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New trade policy aims to double exports to $900 b

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The long-awaited five-year Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) announced on Wednesday unrolled two new in... »

Aircel-Maxis deal: ED attaches Rs 742 cr assets of Marans

Maran brothers

PTI

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday attached assets worth Rs 742.58 crore in the name... »

Auto industry clocks moderate growth in March

Our Bureau

Hyundai and Honda report highest monthly sales; Maruti Suzuki sells 1.04 lakh units »

Indoco acquires Piramal’s clinical research division

Aditi Kare Panandikar

Our Bureau

Mumbai-based Indoco Remedies Ltd has agreed to acquire Piramal Clinical Research (PCL), a Hydera... »

Dr Reddy’s to acquire select products of Belgian firm UCB for ₹800 crore

G Naga Sridhar

Pharma major Dr Reddy’s Laboratories will acquire certain products of Brussels-based b... »

Ministry urged to look into 'discriminatory' taxation of leave encashment

Disparity in leave encashment benefits.

L N Revathy

If you are about to retire and not in Government service, be warned. Your leave encashment beyon... »

IRS 2014: ‘Stale wine in a new bottle’

The recently released Indian Readership Survey 2014 has left many publications dissatisfied, some... »

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VIDYA RAM

EUROSCOPE

Business as usual with Europe

Talking business: Germany, the strongest player in Europe, will be Modi's prime focus. - PTI Modi’s first visit to the continent as Prime Minister is unlikely to result in a dramatic breakthrough in trade ties »

Lokeshwarri SK

FROM THE VIEWSROOM

Errors of commission

The move to cap commissions for mutual funds is welcome »

Editorial

Off track on rail safety

The Debroy panel should put this high on its agenda »

Opinion

R SRINIVASAN

RANDOM ACCESS

Spirituality and the seventh goal

The fight against filth And the role of faith D Gopalakrishnan Prime Minister Narendra Modi has got some unexpected allies in his goal to make India a cleaner,... »

Eliminate this deadly livestock disease

Save the goat And the farmer Lightpoet/shutterstock.com

JOSÉ GRAZIANO DA SILVA, BERNARD VALLAT

Ruminant plague wipes out unvaccinated cattle in alarmingly quick time, driving farmers to penury »

Companies

PepsiCo India launches Lay's Maxx in India, ties up with Amazon

Our Bureau

PepsiCo India on Wednesday said that its bringing its premium potato chips product Lay... »

Economy

Petrol prices cut in Delhi by 49 paise/litre; diesel down by Rs 1.21

Richa Mishra

Passing on the benefits of drop in international crude oil and product prices, public sector oil... »

News

For Pakistanis, this Indian means business

Virendra Pandit

Jagat Shah, trade consultant Ahmedabad-based trade consultant Jagat Shah will be training a Bohra group on global trading practices »

News

Relief to Manmohan, others in coal scam case

PTI

In a relief to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the Supreme Court today stayed the trial co... »
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Companies

No firm commitment on Nokia plant: Essar

Our Bureau

Sashi Ruia (right), Chairman of ESSAR, receiving the Global Indian Award from Venu Srinivasan (right), Chairman of TVS Motor Company, at the Rotary Club of Madras on Wednesday. - R. RAGU “We are still evaluating the acquisition of the Nokia factory but have not made a firm commit... »
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News

Flipkart plans to raise $5 b via IPO in US

Priyanka Pani

India’s capital market regulator may be gearing up to relax listing norms for new-age and tec... »
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Logistics

SpiceJet strikes deal with lessors

Our Bureau

SpiceJet Ltd has got a breather with the company reaching an in principle deal with its five les... »

Companies

Maruti Suzuki domestic sales up at 1.03 lakh units in March

Our Bureau

Car market leader Maruti Suzuki India sold 1,03,719 units in March in the domestic market as com... »

International

Singapore bans late night liquor consumption at public places

PTI

Singapore today banned the sale and consumption of liquor in public places during night, a first... »

Features

Telangana, Andhra: divided by state, united in search for a cultural identity

G Naga Sridhar

A file photo of Govt employees of Telangana celebrating Bathukamma - the floral festival of Dussehra, in Hyderabad. The unique tradition of Telangana involves floral decorations of different styles and flowers for each of the nine days PV SIVAKUMAR The two Telugu-speaking states are on a full-fledged quest to reclaim their roots »
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Agri-biz

Shark fin export ban illogical: seafood exporters

KPM Basheer

The Seafood Exporters Association of India has urged the Centre to lift the ban on export... »
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Politics

Ministers canvass support for Land Bill

Poornima Joshi

Common agenda Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari, Arun Jaitley, Rajnath Singh and Venkaiah Naidu (file photo) Government also seeks to spread word on Modi’s achievements in one year of office »
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Companies

De Beers plans aggressive penetration in Indian market

Our Bureau

Philippe Mellier, Chief Executive, De Beers Group Diamond major, De Beers Group has set its eyes on expanding retail presence in the country with... »

Agri-biz

Rains in north-west likely to taper off

Vinson Kurian

Thundershowers may continue for a while »

Banking

Kotak Mahindra, ING Vysya merger gets RBI approval

Our Bureau

Kotak Mahindra Bank has received the Reserve Bank of India’s approval for acquiring ING Vysya Ba... »

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Living out loud

anna mm vetticad

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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