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Government to put 101 coal blocks on offer in phase 1

Debabrata Das/ Richa Mishra

The Government has added nine more coal blocks to the 92 being offered under the first bidding r... »

Sensex spurts 416 points as Fed pledges to take 'patient' approach

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Indian equity shares rose nearly 1.6 per cent as the US Federal Reserve said it would take a &qu... »

PM moves in to speed up $300 bn worth stalled projects

Narendra Modi

Reuters

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken direct control of a project-monitoring body to... »

Putin says Russia will emerge from crisis in next 2 years

Russian President, Vladimir Putin.

Reuters

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia's economy would rebound after the rouble's... »

ISRO launches 630-tonne GSLV Mk III

The 630-tonne GSLV Mk III lifts off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.

TE Raja Simhan

The Indian Space Research Organisation ended the year 2014 on a high note with the successful la... »  

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Terror — a creation of Pak politicians

Image and reality: Peshawar tragedy raises questions about Nawaz Sharif Reuters Since the days of Zia-ul-Haq they have promoted Islamist outfits to keep the pot boiling in Afghanistan and India »

The official price of land is a joke

What price?: There are many factors that go into determining the value of land Vijaya Bhaskar

KAUSHIK DUTTA, PRASANNA MOHANTY

Circle rates, based on historical values, are gross underestimates. Hence, the opposition to land acquisition »

Editorial

Small change

Why does the RBI need to think so much about scrapping the two-step verification for small transactions? »

Opinion

Creditors need better safeguards

That sinking feeling: Creditors don't know what's going on Rob Hyrons /shutterstock.com

Yuvraj C Singh

Non-banking finance firms need a supportive framework comparable to banks to step up credit to industry »

A financial poser

S Venkat

E-commerce defies conventional laws »

International

Federal Reserve confident in US growth outlook; opens door wider to rate hike

Reuters

The Federal Reserve had on Wednesday offered a strong signal that it was on track to raise inter... »

Logistics

SpiceJet resumes normal operations

Ashwini Phadnis

SpiceJet in a statement has said that it has announced resumption of normal operations today, wi... »

Politics

Apex court extends bail for Jayalalithaa

SRUTHISAGAR YAMUNAN, KRISHNADAS RAJAGOPAL

J Jayalalithaa Extending the bail of former Tamil chief minsiter and AIADMK general secretary Jayalalithaa by a... »

Sports

Australia 221/4 at close

PTI

A file photo of Chris Rogers in action. Australia were 221 for four in their first innings at the end of the second day of the second cr... »
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National

Arun Jaitley to adopt villages in Gujarat

PTI

Ancient Kuber Bhandari temple Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has decided to adopt Karnali group panchayat villages in... »

Banking

Rate cut could happen early next year: Rangarajan

G Naga Sridhar

C Rangarajan, noted economist and former Governor of RBI, speaking at the 10th International Conference on Information Security Systems at IDRBT in Hyderabad on Thursday. Photo: P V Sivakumar The much-awaited rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) could happen early next year, acco... »

Commodities

Weekly Outlook

MCX-Copper to decline, test its crucial support

Gurumurthy K

The strong rally in the copper futures contract traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange (M... »

Logistics

SpiceJet promoters ‘making no headway in raising funds’

Ashwini Phadnis

SL Narayanan, CFO, Sun Group There are a lot of accumulated losses on the balance sheet, says SL Narayanan »

Logistics

Singapore Airlines chief: Vistara will have India’s interest at heart

Ashwini Phadnis

File photo of Goh Choon Phong, CEO, Singapore International Airlines, with Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons. With Vistara, the joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, set to take off soo... »

Banking

A tiny Gujarat village with over ₹1,000 cr in NRI deposits

Press Trust of India

Kerala’s nearly ₹90,000-crore of NRI deposits, which is the highest in the country, pales into o... »
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Agri-biz

A silver lining for duck rearing: thanks to bird flu, Kerala brings it under farming

KPM Basheer

State draws action plan to boost farming, consumption of ducks »

Tech

TCS eyes $1-b revenue from France in 5 years

Our Bureau

Tata Consultancy Services has set an ambitious target of clocking $1 billion in revenue f... »
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National

Survey shows Government’s focus on transparency paying off

Our Bureau

Changing tide Initiatives such as ‘Make in India’ have helped to change the perception of the country REUTERS India moved up by 10 places to 85 in the Corruption Perception Index »

Companies

Nissan to hike prices by up to Rs 18,000 from January

PTI

Japanese car maker Nissan today announced it will hike prices of its entire range of Nissan and... »

Commodities

Manufacturing & services: key to output, yield in agriculture

Prashant J Kumar

Farm sector should be lauded for its ability to employ a vast majority of the population »

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Let it go

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Hanging heavy: It’s time to jettison Nehru’s idea of India; one that had one central flaw — it did not encourage economic freedom of the individual - Photo: K Gopinathan India’s liberals need a Clinton, not more Nehrus. Until they dehyphenate the left from liberal, until they embrace economic freedom as a core liberal idea and until they look beyond Nehru, Modi will stay unrivalled »

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Catalyst

The changing face of women

Prasad Sangameshwaran

The Uber cab rape incident has again brought into focus how India treats its women. But the portrayal of women in Indian advertising is changing for the better »
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