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SEBI set to tighten commodity derivatives trading regime

Shishir Sinha

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) will put in place a stricter regulator... »

Wipro Q4 net up 2%; Rishad on board

Rishad Premji

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India’s third largest software exporter posted a profit of ₹8,653 crore in 2014-15, up 1... »

Will not relent on ₹40,000-cr tax demand on FIIs: FinMin

Press Trust of India

The Centre will not relent to FII pressure for withdrawing tax demands worth ₹40,000 crore towar... »

HCL Tech profit up 3.6% in Q3

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₹142-crore forex loss hits net profit during the quarter »

TN’s global jamboree postponed a second time

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Plagued by a lack of response, the Tamil Nadu Government postponed its much-touted Global Invest... »

Avengers mania set to grip India this weekend

Meenakshi Verma Ambwani

Multiplexes and brands are already in a tizzy. Marvel’s Avengers: Age of the Ultron,... »



Tax by means fair or foul



“We are reasonable, so for the future I have waived it. But the tax demand after winning the case... »

A shot in the arm for our children

Every drop counts In protecting an infant's health V Sreenivasa Murthy

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April 24-30 is World Immunisation Week. Vaccination is a lifesaver in the absence of adequate health infrastructure »


The other half

Services account for more than half our GDP but less than half of merchandise exports. Policy attention can change this »


Let’s create a ‘services silk road’

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Such an exercise with Australia would unleash huge benefits. India should, however, liberalise services trade »


Pre-monsoon rain peaks over Kerala, may continue into next week

Vinson Kurian

Pre-monsoon rain is peaking over Kerala as heavy to very heavy rain lashed many places of the St... »


Managing healthcare is just a click away

G Naga Sridhar

A mouse click will soon all you need to compare the treatment and diagnostic procedure cost... »


ICICI, UAE bank tie up for instant money transfer

Press Trust of India

Vijay Chandok India’s largest private sector lender ICICI Bank has tied up with a leading UAE-based bank to of... »


Loan portfolio shift saves Union Bank of India ₹500 crore

Our Bureau

Union Bank of India has made capital savings of ₹500 crore in FY2015 due to its focus on giving... »
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Wipro Q4 net up 2%; Rishad on board

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Rishad Premji India’s third largest software exporter posted a profit of ₹8,653 crore in 2014-15, up 1... »
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Football fans ‘gear up’ with the real McCoy

Siddhant Mishra

The founders of Goalsquad, Rushang Shah and Aashay Shah A can of a soft drink, snacks, team banners, flags, and a group of football enthusiasts donning... »
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69 marginal fields owned by ONGC, Oil India to be auctioned: Official


ONGC's drilling equipment in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh. India will soon auction 69 marginal oil and gas fields owned by state explorers Oil and Natural... »


Soon get a PAN card in just 48 hours

Shishir Sinha

You will no longer have to wait 15 days or so to get the Permanent Account Number (PAN), as t... »


Daiichi Sankyo scrubs out Indian M&A nightmare

Una Galani

Daiichi Sankyo has emerged from a long spell of infirmity in India with its financial faculties... »


‘We want to help start-ups in food, agri space’

V Sajeev Kumar

NAVAS MEERAN Eastern Group, the leading spice business conglomerate, has recently partnered with the ₹... »
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Political intervention in bureaucracy is necessary: Modi


Prime Minister Narendra Modi Asserting that “political intervention” is necessary in a democracy, Prime Minister Narendra Mod... »
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China sees first default on bond by state-owned firm


The default A power company in China failed to make an interest payment on a bond on Tuesday marking the fir... »
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Paytm aims to bag ₹100 crore daily from grocery segment

Priyanka Pani

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Paytm founder and CEO Mobile commerce and payments firm Paytm has entered the grocery segment. The company,... »


Getting public to put money in small banks ‘could prove a challenge’

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R Gandhi, Deputy Governor, RBI It could be a challenge to build public confidence in depositing money with differentiated banks... »


Dell has ‘ready now’ candidates for all leadership roles

Sangeetha Chengappa

Vijay Bharadwaj At a time when IT companies are battling attrition and openly stating that the single biggest... »

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Powerless in UP

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Miles to go: Thirty crore people — nearly a quarter of India's population — live without access to electricity in India. Photo: G Karthikeyan The lives of those in ‘dark villages’— which have never seen electricity — tell of hardship, improvisation, family squabbles and grooms who can’t find wives »
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