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Through the ‘Sukrutham’ scheme, the Kerala Government aims to take advanced cancer treatment to the poorest »

Petrol, diesel cheaper by about ₹2/litre

Our Bureau

For the second time in two-weeks, the public sector oil marketing companies have cut the retail... »

Maruti posts marginal growth in Oct sales

S Ronendra Singh

Car market leader Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) on Saturday reported a marginal growth (1 per cent)... »

Markets hit a high on surprise widening of stimulus by Japan

Our Bureau

Global markets, including India, rallied after the Bank of Japan (BoJ) accelerated its quanti... »

Now, TN coast may be bracing for a cyclone next week

Vinson Kurian

Erstwhile Arabian Sea cyclone Nilofar may have died out, but it is now the turn of the Ba... »

Ex Alstom India MD to appear in UK court in graft case

VIDYA RAM

Robert Hallet, the former managing director of Alstom Transport India, is set to appear... »

Fadnavis sworn in as Maharashtra CM; Uddhav attends swearing-in

Devendra Fadnavis

PTI

Devendra Fadnavis was today sworn in as Chief Minister of Maharashtra where BJP formed its gover... »

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FROM THE VIEWSROOM

Call the Shahi Imam’s bluff

Syed Ahmed Bukhari

Poornima Joshi

The political stunt being pulled by Syed Ahmed Bukhari, the Imam of the Jama Masjid in Delhi, is... »

M&As shackled by labour laws

big burden Paying for legacy damages 2JENN/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

Gaurav Singhi/Soumya Shanker

After the general elections in April-May, India is sensing a revival of industrial growth. Th... »

Editorial

Of risk and return

News that a group of NRI investors are suing the ICICI group because they lost money in a venture... »

Opinion

What will it take to clean the Ganga?

Flowers and filth Signs of a dying river

KP Prabhakaran Nair

The Government launched the first phase of the Ganga Action Plan (GAP-1) in 1986; 25 cities i... »

Gold & Silver

Gold tanks on global crash; silver sinks

Press Trust of India

Silver nosedived by a whopping ₹1,300 to end at ₹37,035 per kg from ₹38,335 on Thursday. Gold suffered its biggest fall in over 15 months and closed below the key ₹26,000 per 10... »

Economy

India's recent policy changes could accelerate growth: Moody's

K R Srivats

India’s recent economic, financial and fiscal measures will — if successfully implemented — sust... »

Agri-biz

Nilofar loses cyclone tag; now, Bay could spring a surprise

Vinson Kurian

Satellite image taken on Oct 31, 2014. Cyclone Nilofar has weakened into a depression, and is wallowing in the northeast Arabian Sea, 4... »

Agri-biz

Now, TN coast may be bracing for a cyclone next week

Vinson Kurian

Erstwhile Arabian Sea cyclone Nilofar may have died out, but it is now the turn of the Ba... »
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Commodities

Gold, silver sink to 2010 lows

Reuters

Gold and silver sank to their lowest since 2010 on Friday as the dollar surged against the yen a... »
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Politics

Azam Khan on collision course with SP bosses

Our Bureau

Azam Khan The differences between senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan and the party leadership... »
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News

2G case: Raja, Kanimozhi charged with money laundering

PTI

Former Telecom Minister A Raja was in “connivance” with MP Kanimozhi, DMK supremo M Karunanidhi’... »

Economy

Core sector growth slows down to 1.9 per cent in September

Our Bureau

Growth of eight core industries slowed down to 1.9 per cent in September 2014 (year-on-year) as... »

Economy

Jaitley expects inflation to dip further; says GDP growth may touch 5.9%

Our Bureau

Arun Jaitley, Finance Minister (file photo) With the softening of international prices of crude oil and food items in the domestic market, F... »

Banking

New ATM usage regime kicks in today

Our Bureau

Some concession: The reduction in number of free ATMs does not apply to small, no-frills account holders. Banks could face issues when they usher in, with effect from November 1, the new restricted f... »
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National

Power situation remains grim as demand outstrips supply

GK Nair

A view of the Cheruthoni dam in Idukki. The current storage levels in the
State reservoirs are at the 10-year average level. H VIBHU Increasing demand for power without a corresponding growth in generation is likely to per... »
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Portfolio

THE BIG STORY

Eight stocks that will gain from sliding oil

Crude oil prices have dropped more than 35 per cent since June, driven by multiple factors, incl... »
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News

Ex-Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson passes away

PTI

Former Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson, wanted in India in connection with the 1984 Bhopal g... »

News

PM flags off ‘run for unity’ on Sardar Patel’s birth anniversary

PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today dedicated the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel a... »

Economy

Higher tax refunds put pressure on fiscal deficit

Our Bureau

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that higher tax refunds are putting pressure on the fiscal... »

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Death by design

veena venugopal

Public conversations about death have always been crowd-pullers. In the last few weeks though, the tone and tenor of these conversations have changed »
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