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Hero MotoCorp signs up for greenfield plant in AP; to invest Rs 1,600 cr

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Top officials of the Hero MotoCorp led by Vikaram Kasbekar, Senior Vice-President (has the MoU in hand), sharing a lighter moment with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu in Hyderabad on Tuesday after the signing of the MoU to set up a greenfield two-wheeler unit in Chitoor District. Photo: PV Sivakumar Hero MotoCorp Limited has entered into an agreement with the Andhra Pradesh Government for setti... »

Sensex tanks 324 points as investors remain wary ahead of Fed policy meet

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The Sensex and the Nifty plunged nearly 1.4 per cent at the closing session as investors turned... »
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SBI could be the first-mover in lowering deposit rates

While banks may have enough leeway now to tweak deposit rates, most may wait until the RBI’s policy announcement due by the month-end to tweak rates.

Radhika Merwin,BL Research Bureau

Deposit rates that have been ruling high for the last year or so may finally start heading down. »

SBI revises select retail term deposit rates

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The country's largest bank State Bank of India has rejigged the interest rates for select retail... »

Typhoon Kalmaegi sends in ripples to revive monsoon in Bay

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Relative calm seems to be dawning on west and northwest India after a delayed rampaging run by t... »

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Is rising income inequality inevitable?

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Mahatma Gandhi considered alcohol consumption a social evil. With this in mind, the directive pr... »

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Waiting for recovery

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The Internet Telecom Union (ITU) and UNICEF have asked Internet Service Providers, mobile operat... »

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₹20,000-cr boost for small units in capital goods sector

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Heavy Industries Minister Anant Geete Taking what is seen as first step towards the ‘Made in India’ concept announced by Prime... »

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Dipping commodity prices bring inflation down in August

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The wholesale price index for August has come in at a five-year low of 3.74 per cent. A sharp fall in global commodity prices had a salutary impact on wholesale price index (WPI)-bas... »

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Non-basmati rice exporters keen to scale Chinese wall

Vishwanath Kulkarni

Indian rice exporters keen to tap the Chinese market want the Union Government to take up the... »
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Boeing may win NASA space taxi contract

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Boeing’s proposed capsule offers the least risky option and also the one most likely to be ready to transport crew to the International Space Station. American aerospace giant Boeing seems set to win a multibillion-dollar contract to build space t... »
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Vegoil imports at a record high on Malaysian duty-free exports

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Vegetable oil imports increased 75 per cent in August to touch a record high of 1,333,480... »

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Google launches Android One mobiles at Rs 6,399

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Sundar Pichai at Android One Launch in New Delhi on Monday Google on Monday launched the much awaited Android One based mobile phones with handset makers M... »

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NCDEX’s forward trading in maize, sugar from Sept 25

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Samir Shah, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, NCDEX The National Commodities and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) will launch forward trading in... »

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Hero MotoCorp signs up for greenfield plant in AP; to invest Rs 1,600 cr

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Top officials of the Hero MotoCorp led by Vikaram Kasbekar, Senior Vice-President (has the MoU in hand), sharing a lighter moment with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu in Hyderabad on Tuesday after the signing of the MoU to set up a greenfield two-wheeler unit in Chitoor District. Photo: PV Sivakumar Hero MotoCorp Limited has entered into an agreement with the Andhra Pradesh Government for setti... »
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Modi to receive Xi, showcase India’s economic potential

Virendra Pandit

Police personnel patrol on their horses past a boarding with images of (L-R) India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, China's President Xi Jinping and Anandiben Patel, Chief Minister of Gujarat, ahead of Xi's arrival in Ahmedabad September 16, 2014. A red carpet welcome and Gujarati culture and cuisines await Chinese President Xi Jinpin... »
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Ambani tops Hurun India Rich List again, Adani makes it to big league

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Mukesh Ambani held on to his position as the richest man in India with a fortune of ₹1.65 lakh crore, up 37 per cent from last year. The stock market boom and a slight strengthening of the rupee have helped drive up the number of... »
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Nilekani: No question of returning to Infosys

KV Kurmanath

Nandan Nilekani Infosys co-founder and former Chief Executive Officer Nandan Nilekani has categorically stated t... »

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MCX-gold faces key resistances ahead

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The gold futures contract traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) has tumbled 1.8 pe... »

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Maharashtra polls: Shiv Sena rejects BJP’s demand for 135 seats; parleys continue

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Amid negotiations Uddhav Thackeray The 25-year-old alliance between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena could be facing turbul... »

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