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Spectrum: bids cross ₹77,000 cr on Day 3

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NSEL scam: Geofin Comtrade questions role of PSUs

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Facing the heat in the National Spot Exchange scam after the arrest last Wednesday of its dir... »

Fancy a cappuccino with that cycle? Head to Ciclo Cafe

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Court questions valuation of Jayalalithaa’s assets

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Needed, a crackdown on mis-selling

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Problem of plenty

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We don’t need no rigid education

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Women love equities but prefer the MF route


Women are showing interest in learning things and want to look beyond the traditional FDs. If you thought women investors are risk-averse, you’d be wrong. A growing number... »


‘BPO market is under-penetrated, demand still nascent’

Rajesh Kurup

Chief Executive Officer, WNS Group NYSE-listed WNS now operates from 37 centres across 10 countries, employing a little over... »


Indian pomegranates no longer a juicy option for EU

Vishwanath Kulkarni

Denting India’s prospects Customers in Europe demand larger sized
fruits, which countries such as Israel and Peru are able to provide at a
lower price Pomegranates from India are facing stiff competition in Europe, where better quality and... »


Hiring of insurance agents to go up as IRDAI moves to relax norms

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There will be more agent jobs in the insurance sector from April 1, thanks to the Insur... »
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Mercedes brand vehicle sales up 14.6% in Feb


Germany's Daimler said sales at its Mercedes luxury car brand rose 14.6 per cent to 120,270 vehi... »
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Go after opportunities aggressively, says Padmasree

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India wants early scrapping of US penal duties on steel

Amiti Sen

Trade tangle India is unwilling to give the US more than the 15 months that WTO allows a country to change its legislation in line with the trade regulator’s ruling Essar, Tata Steel, Jindal likely to benefit from WTO verdict »


RBI gives a fillip to affordable housing

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A sustained decline in home loans in the under ₹10-lakh category may have prompted the central bank to liberalise norms »


Modi named among 30 most influential people on Internet


Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been named among the 30 most influential people on the Internet... »


India beats West Indies to enter quarter-finals


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Retail inflation target band could tighten in 5-10 years: RBI chief


Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan has said the target band for retail inflation could tighten... »
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Islamic State militants bulldoze ancient Nimrud city


Relief from Nimrud. In the 19th century BC, soldiers rode in pairs, one controlling the horses and the other using a bow.
Islamic State fighters have looted and bulldozed the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, the Iraqi... »  


90% traffic generated through mobile app: Myntra


Screenshot of Myntra mobile apps page in, India’s leading online fashion retailer, today said that 90 per cent of its traffic... »


Tendulkar, Dhoni contenders for greatest ODI cricketer


File Photo of Mahendra Singh Dhoni (left) and Sachin Tendulkar (right) during a practice session. The iconic Sachin Tendulkar and Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni are among five leading conte... »

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The brew darkens

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