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Rajan holds rates steady; projects a cautious outlook

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Raghuram Rajan's dogged perseverance of low inflation continued when he left the key rates uncha... »

Sensex trading flat ahead of RBI policy review

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The benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 30 points in opening trade today on increased selling by fund... »

Modi woos US CEOs with India story

Power breakfast Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a breakfast meeting with CEOs in New York on Monday.

Press Trust of India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he wants to convert the Supreme Court judgment o... »
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‘What is trade distorting when I am feeding my poor?’

Minister of State for Commerce Nirmala Sitharaman, at 'Breakfast with BL', in Chennai on Monday.

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Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said that she strongly objected... »

Rains persist over South as monsoon exits from more areas in North

Vinson Kurian

The withdrawal of southwest monsoon will gather pace from tomorrow when it is forecast to start... »

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MACROSCAN

Understanding the world cotton glut

Cotton conundrum To grow or not to grow, that is the question In a relatively underreported sequence of developments the demand-supply balance in the world’s r... »
FROM THE VIEWSROOM

Clean the real filth

Aditi Nigam

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi regales the Indian diaspora in the US, his ministers are wieldin... »

Editorial

Golden opportunity

The recent slide in global crude oil and gold prices offers India a reprieve on the current accou... »

Opinion

RASHEEDA BHAGAT

An Indian rockstar at Madison Square

Modi mania Wildly winning friends and influencing people Prime Minister Narendra Modi took Manhattan by storm with a mega show on Sunday comprising laser... »

America has lots to offer

Strengthening ties The time is right Shanker Chakravarty

Jyotsna Suri

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the US is expected to be a watershed in India-US rela... »

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Slate

All you wanted to know about: DPCO

NALINAKANTHI V

If the Government keeps a close watch over diesel prices, air fares and even mobile phone tariff... »

Today's Pick

Muthoot Finance (₹203)

Yoganand D, BL Research Bureau

Investors with a short-term perspective can consider buying the stock of Muthoot Finance... »  

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Jayalalithaa moves Karnataka HC for bail

Anil Urs

AIADMK activists observe a fast on Monday to express their support to the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and protesting against her her arrest in a case Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's appeal with regard to disproportionate assets ca... »

News

Diamond traders may offer discounts to beat fund crunch

Suresh P Iyengar

The discount sale is expected to kick in before Diwali. Most diamond traders and wholesalers in India would be forced to offload their inventory... »
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Commodities

India-Russia pact: revive exports of commodities which have lost share

Enamul Haque

At the 19th session of the joint India-Russia Working Group, to study the scope of Comprehensive... »
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Science

Journey to Mars was cheaper than auto ride: Modi

PTI

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures while addressing the audience during a reception organised in his honour by the Indian American Community Foundation at Madison Square Garden in New York on Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today used the metaphor of cost of travel by auto in Ahmedabad to t... »
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Companies

NTPC uncertain on fate of 5 coal blocks

Hazy picture: One of the coal blocks NTPC retains is set to start operations The fate of NTPC’s five coal blocks allocated between 1993 and 2010 hangs in the balance. »

Companies

Govt cancels SEZs of Adani, Essar, Hindalco, six others

Our Bureau

The Government has cancelled approvals of nine special economic zones (SEZ) including that of... »

Banking

Vehicle financing to see uptick from fourth quarter: IndusInd Bank chief

Beena Parmar

Romesh Sobti, MD & CEO, IndusInd Bank Commercial vehicle (CV) financing is expected to grow from the fourth quarter of this financial... »

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MARKETING

Shutterbugs get trigger-happy at photo marathon

Jessu John

Vivek Mathur’s grand prize winning entry, submitted under the theme of chaos. SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT Photography enthusiasts from all over the country participated in the fifth edition of Canon’... »
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Politics

Panneerselvam sworn in TN CM

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AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam in a sombre mood at the Raj Bhavan after
being sworn in Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on Monday. - PTI The Tamil Nadu Finance Minister O Panneerselvam was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Tamil N... »
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Banking

Rajan holds rates steady; projects a cautious outlook

Our Bureau

Raghuram Rajan's dogged perseverance of low inflation continued when he left the key rates uncha... »
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BlackBerry launches new smartphone Passport at Rs 49,990

S Ronendra Singh

Sunil Lalvani, Managing Director, Blackberyy India during the launch of Blackberry Passport Phone in New Delhi on Monday, September 29, 2014. Photo: R.V Moorthy BlackBerry India on Monday launched its new smartphone — Passport — priced at Rs 49,990. <... »

Economy

I have not taken a vacation even for 15 minutes: PM

PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking at Madison Square Garden in New York, during his visit to the United States, on Sunday. Photo: Reuters Expressing a strong resolve to make development a mass movement in India and put every effort to... »

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Arun Jaitley in isolation ward, may skip U.S. trip

Reuters

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley may have to cancel a trip to the United States in October... »

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More brain than brawn

Tarsh Thekaekara

Mammoth glories: Mahouts return with their elephants and calves in Jalpaiguri
district, West Bengal Bharathan, the elephant, has learnt to outsmart humans. Ideas of ‘culture’ rather than Darwinian evolution help explain this confounding elephant behaviour »

Savings are disciplined, convenient and don’t depend on your reading of the market »

Bharathan, the elephant, has learnt to outsmart humans. Ideas of ‘culture’ rather than Darwinian evolution help explain this confounding elephant behaviour »

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