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RBI issues final norms for small, payment banks

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The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday issued final guidelines for payments and small banks that... »

SAARC nations sign energy deal at summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif at the 18th SAARC Summit in Kathmandu, Nepal on Thursday. Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Nepal's PM Sushil Koirala are also seen. - PTI

Press Trust of India

In a face saver, SAARC countries today signed a framework agreement on cooperation in power sect... »

15% Budget cut likely for some ministries


Some ministries told to cut budgets The Finance Ministry is... »

Coal Ministry adds 18 more blocks to phase I allotment

Richa Mishra

The Coal Ministry has added 18 more blocks to the 74 being offered in the first bidding round, t... »

Apex court suggests to Srinivasan, team to step down

N. Srinivasan


The Supreme Court on Thursday suggested that the present President-in-exile N. Srinivasan and hi... »

CSK beamers put India Cements on backfoot

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On the face of it, the future of Chennai Super Kings, which was called into question by the Supr... »





The FSLRC report is seriously flawed

The Prime Minister’s Office has sought a status report on implementation of the Financial Sector... »



The tax wars of Europe

Earlier this month, the tiny EU state of Luxembourg found itself at the centre of global controve... »


Exports in limbo

It would be a mistake to dismiss the 5 per cent decline in India’s exports for October 2014 as a... »


Needed, a Saarc financial market platform

Fitting in: A common front would be good for regional economy GrAl/

Gopal K Agarwal

The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation was set up in 1985 with the belief that coo... »
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Strict watch on CP funds

The Reserve Bank of India is considering strict monitoring of end-use of money t... »


E-visa facility for foreign tourists launched

Navadha Pandey 

Home Minister Rajnath Singh (right) with Minister of State for Tourism & Culture, Mahesh Sharma, at the launch of the tourist visa on arrival enabled by Electronic Travel Authorisation in the Capital on Thursday. -- Ramesh Sharma Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday launched the electronic visa facility for fore... »


Payment banks can accept deposits up to ₹1 lakh/customer

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Paving the way to bring in cash — kept in steel boxes at home in rural areas, inside the shoes o... »

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Exide Industries (₹163.25)

Gurumurthy K., BL Research Bureau

Investors with a short-term perspective can consider buying the stocks of Exide Industrie... »  


Trouble brews in the Telugu film industry after producers-workers dishoom-dishoom

KV Kurmanath

The one-day bandh called by the Telugu Cine Employees Federation has hit film shootings i... »
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Macro Economy

WTO clinches first global trade deal in its history


The World Trade Organization adopted the first worldwide trade reform in its history on Thursday... »
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'India lagging behind in exploiting bauxite reserves'

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India is lagging behind in exploiting its bauxite reserves and in aluminium production due to ce... »
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Hughes' death hard to digest for India's survivor


Indian Cricket Captain Nari Contractor was hit by Charlie Griffith's bouncer in a practice match against Barbados during the year 1962.
More than five decades after his near-fatal head injury in the Caribbean, former India captain N... »


Jan Dhan target revised upwards to 10 crore accounts

K.R. Srivats

Villagers at the SBI office in Medak open accounts under the ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana. (File picture) -- Nagara Gopal Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has revised upwards the target for opening of Jan Dhan accounts to... »


Weekly Outlook

MCX-crude oil in danger of further fall

Gurumurthy K

The crude futures contract traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) has tumbled in th... »


No Indian sugar export deals signed due to doubts over subsidies


Indian traders have yet to arrange sugar export deals for the new season harvest as mills are... »
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BMW launches M3, M4 Coupe in India

S Ronendra Singh

BMW M3 BMW Group India on Thursday launched the all-new M3 and M4 Coupe priced at Rs 1,19,80,000 and Rs... »
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BJP to restart talks with Shiv Sena from November 28: Fadnavis


A file image of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis with Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray. Photo: Special arrangement Notwithstanding the recent bickering between the former allies, the BJP today announced that it... »
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NSE offers discount for currency futures, equity option trades


Faced with growing competition from rival BSE, leading bourse National Stock Exchange (NSE) toda... »


Delta to stop Amsterdam-Mumbai service

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Delta Air Lines is set to stop its direct link between Amsterdam and Mumbai. However, it will co... »


Hyderabad Chemicals to sell 74% stake to Japanese agrochem maker

Amrita Nair-Ghaswalla

Hyderabad Chemicals, a Hyderabad-based agrochemical and pesticides manufacturer, has decided to... »

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