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HDFC Q3 profit up 12% on good demand in small towns

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Housing Development Finance Corporation has posted a 12 per cent growth in its third quarter net... »

Oriental Bank of Commerce net down 91% in Q3

K.R. Srivats

Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) on Thursday reported a 91 per cent decline in net prof... »

Sensex gains 123 points; realty, oil & gas stocks steal the show

Our Bureau/Agencies

Sensex gained 123 points in volatile trade as investors rolled over their near month position in... »

Foreign investors likely to be allowed T+2 bond settlements from April


The Reserve Bank of India is expected to extend the time frame for settling Government bond trad... »

Zomato buys Turkey-based Mekanist

Sangeetha Chengappa

Restaurant search service Zomato has acquired Turkey's popular restaurant search service Mekanis... »

Adani Power (₹51.5)

Yoganand D, BL Research Bureau

Investors with a short-term perspective can buy the stock of Adani Power. On Thursday, th... »



Achhe din ahead for mining sector

Digging deep Policies that make mining viable and sustainable

DRS Chaudhary

The Mines and Minerals (Development) Ordinance will help the steel industry by extending lease periods »

Treat them alike

S Kalyanasundaram

‘Non-cooperative borrowers’ are defaulters »


Borrow in India

While the Centre has been cautious about borrowing overseas, corporate India has been most imprudent »


Partition through the looking glass

Uday Balakrishnan

The Congress could have bargained for a better deal, had it taken into account Britain’s interest in the North-West »

Doing what it takes to stop a ‘Grexit’

Bhaskar Balakrishnan

Germany should take a flexible view of Greece’s debt, to contain the Left wing, anti-austerity uprising »


RK Laxman and the birth of BusinessLine

Nandini Nair

The cartoonist visited our offices on Jan 27, 1994, and sketched Manmohan Singh as the newspaper was readying for launch »


Vodafone case: Govt not to appeal against Bombay High Court ruling

Our Bureau

Ravi Shankar Prasad As part of its commitment to create a fair and transparent tax regime for foreign investors,... »


Samsung's smartphone primacy under threat from Apple after weak Q4


South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on January 29, 2015 that October-December profit fell 36 per cent from a year earlier, confirming the firm's first annual earnings decline in three years. The world's top smartphone maker reported a fourth-quarter profit of 5.3 trillion won ($4.88 billion), compared with a 5.2 trillion won profit it guided for earlier this month. Photo: Reuters Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is closer to losing its crown as global smartphone leader after posti... »


Dr Reddy’s Q3 net declines 7% to Rs 574.5 cr

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Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd has posted a lower net profit of Rs 574.53 crore for the quarter end... »
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Fed upbeat on US economy; sticks to rate hike plans


The Federal Reserve has said that the US economy is expanding “at a solid pace’’ with strong job... »
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HDFC Q3 profit up 12% on good demand in small towns

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Housing Development Finance Corporation has posted a 12 per cent growth in its third quarter net... »
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Sangakkara breaks ODI record for dismissals


Another milestone: Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara took his career tally to 473 dismissals when he caught New Zealand all-rounder Anderson off the bowling of Shaminda Eranga. (File Photo) Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara added another milestone to his already storied career when he broke... »

Mobiles & Tablets

HTC launches new smartphone

Faisal Siddiqui Handset maker HTC today launched a new smartphone ‘Desire 526G+ dual SIM’, priced at Rs 10,400 o... »



Overall downtrend intact in MCX copper

Gurumurthy K, BL Research Bureau

A fresh leg of down move has begun in copper futures traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX... »


R2R Foundation to promote struggling Indian researchers


Job opportunities for both home-grown and returning researchers in Indian industry are relatively few, as investment in R&D programmes is comparatively low. S Choudhary returned to India last year with a PhD from University of Freiburg in Germany and wa... »
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With hordes of party loyalists, Kiran Bedi works her charm on Delhi

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BJP leader Kiran Bedi at a roadshow at Pahar Ganj, New Delhi, on Wednesday V SUDERSHAN BJP president Amit Shah was not being facetious when he said Kiran Bedi was fiel... »
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Jaishankar takes charge as Foreign Secretary


S Jaishankar, Foreign Secretary (file photo) S Jaishankar today took charge as Foreign Secretary, replacing Sujatha Singh whose tenure was ab... »
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Sangh frowns on Obama’s advice

Our Bureau/Agencies

LALU PRASAD, RJD leader Opposition lauds ‘guest’s voice’ on need for pluralism »


Shiv Sena demands deletion of ‘secular’ word from Constitution


Shiv Sena MP, Sanjay Raut A day after row erupted over a Republic Day advertisement of Information and Broadcasting Minist... »



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Yup, got a tight handle on it! Why am I doing this though?

Because the Interna... »

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The retirement

Avinuo Kire

After 35 years of service under the Government of Nagaland, Guolhou woke one morning and experie... »
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