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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

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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

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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


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


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




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

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Gaurav Singhi/Soumya Shanker

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


Of risk and return

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


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... »


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... »


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... »


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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Gold, silver sink to 2010 lows


Gold and silver sank to their lowest since 2010 on Friday as the dollar surged against the yen a... »
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Azam Khan on collision course with SP bosses

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Azam Khan The differences between senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan and the party leadership... »
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2G case: Raja, Kanimozhi charged with money laundering


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


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... »


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

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


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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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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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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Ex-Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson passes away


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


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


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


Higher tax refunds put pressure on fiscal deficit

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

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