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Market poised on the brink

Lokeshwarri SK

The first quarter of 2015 has been full of sound and fury signifying nothing; at least in ter... »

Australia lifts the World Cup for fifth time

Australia's captain Michael Clarke (C) holds aloft the Cricket World Cup trophy as he celebrates with team mates after they defeated New Zealand in the final match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday

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Australia beat New Zealand by seven wickets in the final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sund... »

HDFC Children’s Gift: a top-notch gift

Bhavana Acharya

The fund is suitable for meeting long-term goals such as your child’s education »
Bullion cues

Bullion could build on its gains

Gurumurthy K

A weak dollar and unrest in West Asia could help the yellow metal »

Singapore is a key pillar of India's Act East Policy, says Modi

A file photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Ashwini Phadnis

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said India's relations with Singapore are one of our strongest... »

Cut out for brave hearts

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Bhavana Acharya

Coloured diamonds suffer from lack of transparency in pricing and value »

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We have a sound draft health policy

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NANDAKUMAR JAIRAM, MEENAKSHI DATTA GHOSH

Will it enable India’s population to leapfrog to health and wellbeing? Yes, if implemented with care »

Meera Siva

FROM THE VIEWSROOM

The real test

We need to focus on skills, not marks »

Editorial

In need of a fix

As the curtain comes down on the century-old London gold fix, the spotlight is now on the opaque... »

Opinion

Why companies prefer CSR in education

Anushree Parekh/Poorvaja Prakash

While learning outcomes continue to disappoint, there appears to be more appropriate and better strategic planning »

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Rajkamal Rao

The tech worker visa programme is a crucial pillar in US-India commerce. Nasscom must see the headwinds and act »

Education

'MBA's over but life's race has just begun'

Vinay Kamath

Nirmalya Kumar, Member, Group Executive Council, Tata Sons, addressing the 16th convocation of IIM Indore on Saturday. An MBA is a terminal degree and soon as a student enters a job, his or her race to learn has jus... »

Companies

‘India is one of the countries on our list for connected cars’

Vidya Ram

MIKE BELL, Global Connected Car Director, JLR Jaguar Land Rover has made connectivity, alongside energy efficiency, a technological pri... »

Sports

Saina Nehwal scales historic World No.1 ranking

PTI

A file image of Saina Nehwal Saina Nehwal created history today as she became the first Indian woman shuttler to attain the w... »

Economy

Singapore is a key pillar of India's Act East Policy, says Modi

Ashwini Phadnis

A file photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said India's relations with Singapore are one of our strongest... »
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News

Spectrum auctions done, but mobile users have nothing to cheer about

Our Bureau

Tariffs will go up; quality unlikely to improve, others will have to change operators »
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Companies

AC makers bet on smaller cities to drive growth this summer

PTI

Firms like LG, Voltas, Carrier Midea, Daikin, Blue Star and Panasonic are confident that their sales will grow in double-digits this summer. File Photo With summer round the corner, air conditioner makers are gearing up to introduce products with f... »
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Economy

Build a culture of quality: USFDA official’s message to Indian drug companies

PT Jyothi Datta

Howard Sklamberg, USFDA Deputy Commissioner (global regulatory operations and policy) Local drugmakers can aspire for less regulatory inspections by the United States Food and Drug A... »

Economy

Energy storage sector upbeat about renewables, micro-grid opportunities

M Ramesh

Renewable energy is here, can ‘storage’ be far behind? This industry riff captures an emerging m... »

Science

ISRO launches fourth navigation satellite

TE Raja Simhan

The PSLV-C27 lifts off successfully from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday - Photo: TE Raja Simhan It was a perfect evening for another successful 'text book' launch of a satellite by Ind... »

Agri-biz

Agriculture credit not reaching small farmers: Assocham

PTI

Credit crunch: Source of farm credit for households with small landholdings is still the traditional moneylender, who charges a high rate of interest. Agriculture credit is not reaching small farm holders in India, resulting in high level of indeb... »
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Sports

Australia lifts the World Cup for fifth time

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Australia's captain Michael Clarke (C) holds aloft the Cricket World Cup trophy as he celebrates with team mates after they defeated New Zealand in the final match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday Australia beat New Zealand by seven wickets in the final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sund... »
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National

Mekedatu dam issue: Rail, road rokos mark TN farmers’ bandh

PTI

Members of the Makkal Kalai Ilakkiya Kalagam protest against Karnataka's plan to build a new dam across the Cauvery near Mekedatu at Tiruchi Railway Junction on Saturday. -- G. GNANAVELMURUGAN The day-long State-wide bandh in Tamil Nadu, called by farmers and backed by Opposition parties... »
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Commodities

Crude oil falls over $1 as supply threat eases

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Oil prices fell more than $1 on Friday, after sharp gains in the prior session, as worries of a... »

Politics

Sec 66A of IT Act

A Raja rejects Bhardwaj’s charge

PTI

Former IT minister A Raja DMK leader and former IT minister A Raja today slammed former Union law minister H R Bhardwaj fo... »

Education

‘Charity is not scalable, steer clear of negativity, needless criticism’

OUR BUREAU

Delivering the Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore’s (IIM-B) 40th convocation address, the... »

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Living out loud

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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. »
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