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Index Outlook: RBI to dictate market’s movement

Lokeshwarri SK

The Indian stock markets have begun the year on a high note with the Sensex and the Nifty gainin... »

Modi to visit China in May: Sushma Swaraj

A file photo of Chinese President Xi Jinping with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ahmadabad.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit China in May this year, External Affairs Minister Sushma... »

ATF price cut by 11.3%, to cost less than diesel

The price of jet fuel, in Delhi was cut by Rs 5,909.9 per kilolitre, or 11.27 per cent, to Rs 46,513.02 per kl, by oil companies on Sunday.


Jet fuel (ATF) price was today cut by a steep 11.3 per cent and now costs less than diesel. ... »

Xiaomi’s Hugo Barra takes centre stage in Chennai with Mi4, MIUI 6

Hugo Barra, Vice President, International, Xiaomi, while launching the new Mi4 in Chennai on January 31, 2015. Photo: R Dinakaran

R Dinakaran

For those who had gathered at the Amethyst in Chennai on Saturday for the Mi4 event, there was o... »



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From The Views Room

Cutting off the small investor

Why did the Coal India stock sale offer ignore retail investors? »

Innovation – make it smart and frugal

Easy pickings The benefits of simple innovation Macrovector /


Products often come with features irrelevant to a cost-conscious market like India. However, cars, scooters have done better »


Weak backbone

The government needs to create an enabling environment for creating the infrastructure for a digital India »


Government is a spoilsport

Game changer: Learn from the success of the Indian Super League

Rahul V Kumar/Sibin Sabu

Sports federations are seedy political fiefdoms. Corporates can inject funds, accountability and popular appeal »


AAP releases poll manifesto, promises lower VAT, power tariff in Delhi


Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal addressing the media after releasing the party's manifesto for the Delhi assembly elections in the Capital on Saturday. -- S. Subramanium Making a bid to woo all sections to return to power, the AAP today made a host of promises in it... »


Franklin Build India: Invest

Bhavana Acharya

The fund invests across the ‘building blocks’ of the economy which gives it an edge over other infrastructure funds »

Firm Calls


Nalinakanthi V

This company should continue to make big strides in India and abroad »


Paes-Hingis clinch Australian Open mixed-doubles crown


Martina Hingis of Switzerland and Leander Paes of India pose with their trophy after defeating Kristina Mladenovic of France and Daniel Nestor of Canada to win their mixed doubles final match at the Australian Open 2015 tennis tournament in Melbourne on Sunday. Indian veteran Leander Paes and Swiss ace Martina Hingis turned back the clock to post a sensati... »
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PSU banks should be allowed to tap best talent: SBI


Arundhati Bhattacharya The country’s largest lender, SBI has said that public sector banks should be given an opportuni... »
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`Voice calls on apps open new revenue stream for mobile cos’


Kavin Mittal With mobile operators getting wary about messaging apps eating into their voice call earnings, H... »
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Macro Economy

Shift to new base year lifts GDP growth in FY14 to 6.9%

Our Bureau

TCA Anant, Chief Statistician of India and Secretary, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation Revision in base year will help govt meet fiscal deficit target »


Low margins leave toy story facing unhappy ending

Bindu D Menon

With high rentals eroding their margins, retailers are again moving away from non-viable prod... »


Japanese sportswear major Asics starts India sales operations


Japanese sportswear major Asics will not renew its exclusive distribution pact with Reliance Ret... »


Agni-5 successfully test-fired


Agni-5, the country’s longest range surface-to-surface Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), being successfully launched from Wheeler Island in Balasore, Odisha, on Saturday. - PTI India today successfully test-fired its indigenously developed, intercontinental surface-to-surf... »
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AP to work with ISB, Sadguru Jaggi for effective programme implementation

V. Rishi Kumar

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu (right) with Sadguru Jaggi Vasudev of the Isha Foundation (file photo). The Andhra Pradesh government will work with Sadguru Jaggi and the ISB for effective programme implementation. Known for experimenting with new concepts in leadership, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandr... »
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India, China, Indonesia want cap on foodgrain procurement removed

Amiti Sen

For food security Since the Bali deal on food procurement is subject to a number of conditions, India wants a 'simple solution' to this vexatious problem. Maintaining its hard posture on food security at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Indi... »
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Fiscal deficit exceeds full-year target in 9 months

Our Bureau

The Central government’s fiscal deficit has exceeded the Budget estimate for the full financi... »


Bank of Baroda Q3 profit declines 68% on higher provisions, one-time tax liability

Beena Parmar

Bank of Baroda has posted a sharp decline of 68 per cent in net profit at Rs 334 crore, in the O... »


SpiceJet board okays transfer of Marans’ shares to Ajay Singh

Our Bureau

The SpiceJet board has approved the sale and transfer of Kalanithi Maran and Kal Airways’ entire... »

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Freedom, interrupted

sibi arasu

The Supreme Court order has brought ray of hope for the undertrials who are languishing in jails for years. Undertrials — accounting for nearly 70 per cent of our prison population — often suffer a fate worse than those convicted. Now, they wait for a recent Supreme Court order directing the release of those who have served half their likely sentence to be implemented »
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