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NPPA rolls back decision to bring 108 drugs under price control regulation

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The National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority (NPPA) has decided to roll back its earlier decis... »

Bibek Debroy to head panel on restructuring Railway Board

Bibek Debroy, economist with the Centre for Policy Research, will head a committee set up to recommend strategies on restructuring the Railway Board.

Mamuni Das

A committee set up to recommend strategies on restructuring the Railway Board will have to submi... »

Sensex tanks 426 points on heavy capital outflows; realty, oil & gas stocks dip

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The Sensex and the Nifty plunged nearly 1.6 per cent at the closing session on Tuesday due to he... »

The Nifty call

Gurumurthy K,BL Research Bureau

Nifty September Futures (8,131) The Nifty futures contract opened slightly lower... »

IFC raises Rs 600 cr via maharaja bonds

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International Finance Corporation (IFC) has raised $100 million or about Rs 600 crore through IF... »

What to watch: De-merger to activate Aarti Industries

Shares of Aarti Industries are likely to see higher activity on Tuesday as the company informed... »




All you wanted to know about: Diesel decontrol


The oil companies are itching for it, and Raghuram Rajan is pitching for it. But will the Modi s... »

Reforming the RTO

DELHI, 21/08/2014: (for Damini Nath's story) Parking extending from Prasad Nagar to Rajendra Place, claimed to be legal by parking contractor Munna who charges Rs. 20 per car rather than the official cost of Rs. 10. Delhi, Thursday. Photo: Monica Tiwari.

VV Ravi Kumar

Regional Transport Offices (RTOs) have become a pain point for the new, mobile Indian. A lo... »


Making in India

During 2004-05 and 2011-12, when India’s GDP rose annually by 8.3 per cent on an average, its man... »


The nuts and bolts of reviving growth

Amit Dalal

The desired rate of growth of a country always attracts a lot of media interest. And with goo... »

A smarter way to find new drugs

End to end solutions Big Data push to research In Green /

Sanjay Purohit

What is the secret sauce of accelerating innovation when it comes to critical areas such... »


India needs to move fast to address issues that inhibit investment: Rajeev Suri, CEO, Nokia Corp 

Thomas K Thomas

Rajeev Suri, CEO, Nokia After selling its mobile phone business to Microsoft, Nokia Corporation named New Delhi-born Raj... »


Google joins hands with Govt to realise Modi's plan for a Digital India

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Google is partnering the Government in developing a mobile application for the Prime Minister's... »


Alibaba IPO pushes Jack Ma to rank 1 on Hurun Chinese Rich List


Alibaba founder Jack Ma Jack Ma of Alibaba, with a fortune of $25 billion, has been crowned the richest in the Hurun Chi... »

Net Worth

Go on, give it all away


Gajus/ Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett isn’t going to leave any money to his children in his... »
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Beyond Stocks

Liquid funds haven’t lost all their lustre

Radhika Merwin

Liquid money These funds do not have a lock-in period and carry no entry or exit loads. The Budget took away most of the tax advantages that debt mutual funds enjoyed over bank... »
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Your Money

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Bank on royal treatment

Gurumurthy K

Visiting a bank and waiting for hours to make transactions can often turn out to be tiring. O... »
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Brewing Pacific typhoon will nudge monsoon to wag tail over South India

Vinson Kurian

The emerging wet session from the monsoon on retreat is being bankrolled by an intense typhoon-i... »

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Palm oil to test supports, rise

Gnanasekaar T

Malaysian palm oil futures on the Bursa Malaysia Derivatives ended lower on Monday but manage... »


Gold-silver ratio signals further bearishness

Gurumurthy K

Silver price witnessed one of its worst single day fall on Friday. The price of the commo... »


Index outlook: Choppy trading on the cards

Lokeshwarri SK

Trading will get volatile next week as indices approach their previous peaks and traders holding... »
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Global Investor

Growth optimism

Parvatha Vardhini C

The latest assessment of global economic growth released by the OECD on September 15 says tha... »
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Whose money is it anyway?

Parvatha Vardhini C

If you’re a stock market investor, it’s time you began to pay attention to a neglected item o... »
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A new hedging policy with a pragmatic approach

Viral Shah

Hedging is described as business activity which allows a person to mitigate or reduce the ris... »


‘Disruption is needed after disasters’

Jinoy Jose P

EDWARD SIMPSON, Author-anthropologist A natural disaster is a lesson in philosophy, in a way. It offers new insights on life and li... »


Modi to observe strict fast during maiden trip to U.S.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will observe a strict religious fast during his maiden trip... »

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Ravi Subramanian

Hari Nadkarni was sweating by the time he reached home. Obesity, cholesterol, diabetes and other... »

Minority shareholders now have greater legal muscle to question royalty increases »

I just didn’t want to return to the grime and grind of urban India. And I left with a heavy bag and a heavier heart, promising myself that I will return »

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