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    ‘Fake calls offering crores were made with Kejriwal’s consent’

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    A file image of former AAP MLA Rajesh Garg Former AAP MLA Rajesh Garg, whom the party had recently suspended, today alleged that calls with... »  

    I-T dept publishes names of big tax defaulters

    PTI

    The Income-Tax department today took to the strategy of ‘naming and shaming’ of some large tax d... »
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    SBI preps the pitch to dilute its stake in insurance businesses

    Radhika Merwin, BL Research Bureau

    The passage of the long-pending Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2015 — which has increased the... »

    Helios & Matheson working to raise funds to repay depositors

    R Yegya Narayanan

    Helios and Matheson Information Technology Ltd has sought extension of time of up to one year fo... »

    New IPO rules won't keep India's Alibabas at home

    Una Galani

    India's proposed new listing rules are no cure-all for hot tech companies eyeing the public mark... »

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    RASHEEDA BHAGAT

    And now, buy breast milk online

    The bliss of bonding The goodness of mother's milk can never be replaced Oris Arisara/shutterstock.com There are many takers for this in the West. But it’s a trend fraught with danger, not least for the babies »

    Nandini Nair

    FROM THE VIEWSROOM

    Fame and shame

    Monica Lewinsky Why Dhoni should listen to Monica Lewinsky »

    Editorial

    The dream sours

    Whether an implosion or a mere “crisis of adolescence”, the upheavals in the AAP have dented its image as a force for change »

    Opinion

    CP CHANDRASEKHAR, JAYATI GHOSH

    MACROSCAN

    There’s no comparison, statistically speaking

    The big picture China overtook India in per capita GDP only in 1985, but the divergence from then has been dramatic India may soon overtake China in GDP growth rate, but China will continue to account for a greater share of global GDP »

    Companies

    ‘We did not think Wipro would get this big’

    Venkatesh Ganesh

    Wipro’s outgoing CFO Suresh Senapaty looks back at three-and-a-half decades in the group »

    Commodities

    Palm oil futures may test support levels, rise

    Gnanasekaar T

    Malaysian palm oil futures on BMD ended higher on Monday, as market participants positioned a... »

    Forex

    Six-day cash rate soars to 2-year high of 15%

    Reuters

    The six-day cash rate soared to a two-year high of 15 per cent on Tuesday as banks scrambled to... »

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    I-T dept publishes names of big tax defaulters

    PTI

    The Income-Tax department today took to the strategy of ‘naming and shaming’ of some large tax d... »
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    Samsung, LG agree to end legal disputes

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    Samsung Display employees were indicted in February on charges of stealing OLED display panel technology from LG Display. File Photo South Korean rivals Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and LG Electronics Inc said on Tuesday they have... »
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    Kashmir floods: Death toll rises to 16

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    Police and rescue workers search for bodies amongst the rubble after a hillside collapsed onto a house at Laden village, west of Srinagar, March 30, 2015. A landslide in the Himalayan region of Kashmir killed six people and left 10 missing, police said on Monday, as unseasonal rains swept India, damaging crops and raising fears of flash floods in the mountainous north. Photo: Reuters Six bodies were recovered today in Budgam district taking the death toll to 16 in Jammu and Kash... »
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    Commodities

    WEEKLY OUTLOOK

    Prospects for gold futures bullish

    Gurumurthy K

    The outlook for the gold futures contract traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) is bul... »

    Opinion

    SLATE

    All you wanted to know about: Municipal Bonds

    MEERA SIVA

    SEBI has come up with new norms on municipal bonds in India. The new rules would help local bodie... »

    News

    Kashmir floods: Death toll rises to 16

    PTI

    Police and rescue workers search for bodies amongst the rubble after a hillside collapsed onto a house at Laden village, west of Srinagar, March 30, 2015. A landslide in the Himalayan region of Kashmir killed six people and left 10 missing, police said on Monday, as unseasonal rains swept India, damaging crops and raising fears of flash floods in the mountainous north. Photo: Reuters Six bodies were recovered today in Budgam district taking the death toll to 16 in Jammu and Kash... »

    Sports

    ICC rankings: Kohli, Dhawan, Dhoni on top 10 list

    PTI

    (From Left) Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli and M S Dhoni during a practice session. File Photo A lacklustre World Cup performance notwithstanding, Virat Kohli remained the highest-placed Indi... »
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    Iran, powers push for nuclear deal as deadline nears

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    Representatives of European and world powers are seen prior to a meeting at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne on Monday. The foreign ministers of Iran and six world powers met on Monday in a final push for a preliminary nuclear accord less than two days before their deadline as Tehran showed signs of backing away from previous compromise offers. Iran and six world powers ramped up the pace at Tuesday's negotiations over a preliminary deal o... »
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    Gadkari slams Sonia over Land Bill

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    Maritime Day Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari pinning a flag on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's lapel on the occasion of National Maritime Day, in New Delhi on Monday. PTI Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday pressed ahead with his attack on the Opposition over... »
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    Google Glass could teach you to dance!

    PTI

    Google plans on creating a system by which Google Glass can recommend dance moves to those who wear the high tech device. Got two left feet? Don’t worry, Google Glass could teach you to dance by identifying songs and s... »

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    Jack Ma meets Modi; Alibaba to help small businesses in India

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Founder and Executive Chairman, Alibaba group, Jack Ma in New Delhi on Monday. Looking to expand its presence in India, Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba’s Chairman Jack Ma o... »  

    Agri-biz

    Neem-coated urea mandatory for 75% of domestic production

    PTI

    Government has made it mandatory for domestic fertiliser firms to “neem coat” at least 75 per... »

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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. »

    The second-largest city in Tamil Nadu is transforming and is no longer defined by its textile legacy, writes LN Revathy »

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    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 »

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