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    GDP growth to slow to 7.2% in Jan-Mar quarter: Moody’s

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    The rating agency said the trade deficit has widened, with exports falling in double digits in the opening months of the year. India’s economic growth rate in the January-March quarter is likely to slip to 7.2 per cent from... »

    Bosch to replace IDFC in NSE Nifty

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    Infrastructure financing firm IDFC will exit the benchmark NSE Nifty from tomorrow and will be r... »

    ​Cities facing brunt of heat wave due to ‘urban heat island effect’: CSE

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    The intense heat wave conditions sweeping across India, which have already claimed about 2,000 l... »

    People opting for pre-cooked items as vegetable, fruit prices rise: Study

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    After pulses, the prices of vegetables and fruits have also skyrocketed by 40-45 per cent, parti... »

    Nifty call: Initiate fresh short position with stop-loss at 8,295 levels

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    Nifty May Futures (8,266) After a positive start at 8,348, the Nifty futures beg... »

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    Dire straits Until they get protection from humanitarian governments REUTERS Desperate migrants from Syria and Libya risk their lives to cross the seas, only to run up against anti-immigrant sentiment »

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    JYOTSNA SURI

    The seeds of development have been sown, green shoots are visible, but the tree needs nurturing to grow »

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    The return of retail

    Retail investors have returned to embrace equities, but at the wrong time and in the wrong way »

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    Foreign investors ask for too much

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    ASHIMA GOYAL

    Carping over India’s tax system won’t do. They should abide by global norms that deal with offshoring and tax havens »

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    It’s time asset reconstruction firms went public »

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    India tipped to overtake China in Modi's first year despite sluggish feel

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    Labourers pull an electricity cable to be laid underground along a roadside in Ahmedabad. There are nagging doubts over whether a new way of calculating gross domestic product, introduced by the Government earlier this year, has distorted the macroeconomic view. Photo: Reuters When India releases data on Friday that is expected to show the economy growing faster than Chin... »

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    Posco has not raised mines issue with us: Tomar

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    Minister for Steel and Mines, Narendra Singh Tomar Has South Korean steel-maker Posco given up on its Odisha project? Despite delays in lan... »

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    Mallya’s loans to group firms under Ministry, I-T lens

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    United Spirits has said that it has received notices from the Ministry of Corpor... »

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    Haier India to invest Rs 360 cr for manufacturing capacity expansion

    Meenakshi Verma

    Haier India plans to expand its manufacturing capacity. File Photo In line with the NDA government’s ‘Make in India’ programme, Haier India plans to expand its man... »
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    GDP growth to slow to 7.2% in Jan-Mar quarter: Moody’s

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    The rating agency said the trade deficit has widened, with exports falling in double digits in the opening months of the year. India’s economic growth rate in the January-March quarter is likely to slip to 7.2 per cent from... »
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    Movie streaming services ride smartphone boom

    Bindu D Menon

    The popularity is driven by the success of Netflix and Hulu in the US market The rising popularity of video streaming on mobile devices is prompting broadcasters and mobile... »
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    Amazon's Europe changes to boost tax bill, add secrecy

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    If Amazon's move means it does start to pay more tax, it will no longer be possible to see where this is being paid. Amazon's decision to change its tax-efficient European business structure could raise its tax bi... »

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    Rajan meets Jaitley ahead of monetary policy review next week

    K. R. Srivats

    RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan Amid growing clamour for another policy rate cut, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghur... »

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    Luxury brands to launch own sites for Indian market

    Purvita Chatterjee

    When luxury brand Lacoste wanted to sell its sports and leisure apparel through e-commerce, it c... »

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    Appointment of bureaucrats: AAP govt challenges Centre’s notification

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    Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing the special session of the Delhi Assembly at the Vidhan Sabha in the Capital on Wednesday. The AAP government today moved the Delhi High Court challenging the Centre’s recent notification... »
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    Wheat procurement up 5 lakh tonnes this year

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    The procurement of wheat by government agencies has surpassed the 2013-14 mark by 5 lakh... »
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    Appointment of bureaucrats: AAP govt challenges Centre’s notification

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    Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing the special session of the Delhi Assembly at the Vidhan Sabha in the Capital on Wednesday. The AAP government today moved the Delhi High Court challenging the Centre’s recent notification... »
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    World soccer rocked by US, Swiss arrests of officials for graft

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    A staff walks past a logo of soccer's international governing body FIFA at their headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, May 27, 2015. Six soccer officials were arrested in Zurich on Wednesday and detained pending extradition to the United States over suspected corruption at soccer's governing body FIFA, the Swiss Federal Office of Justice said in a statement. Photo: Reuters
    The world's most popular sport was plunged into turmoil on Wednesday as seven powerful soccer fi... »  

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    Sahara looks to buy its own hotel in London

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    In an interesting turn of events, crisis-hit Sahara has entered the fray for buying its own Gros... »

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    Feisty women send the desi box office into a tizzy

    Bindu D Menon

    A still from Tanu Weds Manu Returns Three movies, led by strong women characters - Tanu Weds Manu Returns (TWMR), P... »

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    The road to Malgudi

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    Going easy A still from the episode Dodu A quest for RK Narayan’s fictional town — replete with old-world charm and character — leads to many interesting twists and turns, stories and discoveries »

    Back into the black, yet BlackBerry’s woes haven’t ended. Will its new handset deliver? »

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