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Manmohan Singh defends UPA record; Modi targets Sonia

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on Wednesday.PTI Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his successor Narendra Modi traded sharp words... »

Heat wave sears Telangana & AP, leaves over 1,000 dead

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Even as Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu was unveiling the master plan of Andhra Pradesh’s... »

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Google I/O developers conference Google's annual I/O developers' conference will... »

E-commerce deliveries hit; firms tweak timings to beat the heat

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As the temperature rises above 45 degree Celsius, e-commerce companies are taking extra care... »

Posco has not raised mines issue with us: Tomar

Minister for Steel and Mines, Narendra Singh Tomar

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Has South Korean steel-maker Posco given up on its Odisha project? Despite delays in lan... »

Mallya’s loans to group firms under Ministry, I-T lens

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United Spirits has said that it has received notices from the Ministry of Corpor... »

Daimler goes heavy duty on India with new plant

(from left) Marc Llistosella, Head, Daimler Trucks Asia; Erich Nesselhauf, MD and CEO, Daimler India Commercial; Markus Villinger, MD, Daimler Buses India; Wolfgang Bernhard, member of the Board of Management, Daimler Trucks and Buses; Hartmut Schick, Head, Daimler Buses; and Mark Nodder, Chairman and CEO, Wrightbus, in Chennai on Wednesday. - Photo: Bijoy Ghosh

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Truck manufacturer Daimler India Commercial Vehicles on Wednesday inaugurated a new bus plant an... »  

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Dire straits Until they get protection from humanitarian governments REUTERS Desperate migrants from Syria and Libya risk their lives to cross the seas, only to run up against anti-immigrant sentiment »

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The seeds of development have been sown, green shoots are visible, but the tree needs nurturing to grow »

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The return of retail

Retail investors have returned to embrace equities, but at the wrong time and in the wrong way »

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Foreign investors ask for too much

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ASHIMA GOYAL

Carping over India’s tax system won’t do. They should abide by global norms that deal with offshoring and tax havens »

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Hari Hara Mishra

It’s time asset reconstruction firms went public »

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Dhanlaxmi Bank (₹37.5)

Yoganand D, BL Research Bureau

The stock of Dhanlaxmi Bank advanced 3.4 per cent on Wednesday, showing signs of bullishness. In... »  

International

American IT industry calls for raising cap on H-1B visas

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Over 545,000 technology jobs remain unfilled because of the shortage of workers who are qualified for high-skilled positions in the so-called “STEM” fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. More than 545,000 tech jobs remain vacant in the US which is having a deep impact on Silicon Val... »

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Luxury brands to launch own sites for Indian market

Purvita Chatterjee

When luxury brand Lacoste wanted to sell its sports and leisure apparel through e-commerce, it c... »

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Daimler goes heavy duty on India with new plant

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(from left) Marc Llistosella, Head, Daimler Trucks Asia; Erich Nesselhauf, MD and CEO, Daimler India Commercial; Markus Villinger, MD, Daimler Buses India; Wolfgang Bernhard, member of the Board of Management, Daimler Trucks and Buses; Hartmut Schick, Head, Daimler Buses; and Mark Nodder, Chairman and CEO, Wrightbus, in Chennai on Wednesday. - Photo: Bijoy Ghosh Truck manufacturer Daimler India Commercial Vehicles on Wednesday inaugurated a new bus plant an... »  
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‘We are preparing a favourable environment for private investments in steel sector’

Shishir Sinha/Debabrata Das

Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Steel and Mines Minister When Narendra Singh Tomar took charge as Steel and Mines Minister in May 2014, his task was a... »
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Movie streaming services ride smartphone boom

Bindu D Menon

The popularity is driven by the success of Netflix and Hulu in the US market The rising popularity of video streaming on mobile devices is prompting broadcasters and mobile... »
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International

Amazon's Europe changes to boost tax bill, add secrecy

Reuters

If Amazon's move means it does start to pay more tax, it will no longer be possible to see where this is being paid. Amazon's decision to change its tax-efficient European business structure could raise its tax bi... »

National

AP govt eyes Rs 1,000 cr from second red sanders sale

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Red sanders, also known as red sandalwood, commands a good price, especially in the markets of China and Japan. Eyeing a revenue of Rs 1,000 crore, Andhra Pradesh Government will auction 3,500 tonnes of seize... »

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Rajan meets Jaitley ahead of monetary policy review next week

K. R. Srivats

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan Amid growing clamour for another policy rate cut, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghur... »

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Spurt in crimes involving migrant workers rattles Kerala

KPM Basheer

Migrant labourers in Kozhikode. According to a 2013 survey, there were 25 lakh migrant workers in the State K RAGESH Kerala, which relies heavily on migrant workers, is jittery over a recent spike in the nu... »
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Agri-biz

Wheat procurement up 5 lakh tonnes this year

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The procurement of wheat by government agencies has surpassed the 2013-14 mark by 5 lakh... »
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Scandal-free governance is achche din: Modi

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi “Is this not ‘achche din’?” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today linking his election prom... »
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Companies

Sahara looks to buy its own hotel in London

PTI

In an interesting turn of events, crisis-hit Sahara has entered the fray for buying its own Gros... »

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Feisty women send the desi box office into a tizzy

Bindu D Menon

A still from Tanu Weds Manu Returns Three movies, led by strong women characters - Tanu Weds Manu Returns (TWMR), P... »

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The road to Malgudi

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Going easy A still from the episode Dodu A quest for RK Narayan’s fictional town — replete with old-world charm and character — leads to many interesting twists and turns, stories and discoveries »
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