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Sensex spurts 215 points on strong GDP growth data; Nifty up 81 points

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We've made significant headway in returning BlackBerry to growth: CEO John Chen

BlackBerry CEO John Chen

Thomas K Thomas

John Chen took over as the Chief Executive Officer of BlackBerry in November at a time when the... »

Narendra Modi invites Japanese businesses; promises speedy clearances

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, with the Chairman of Japan Business Federation (Keidanren), Sadayuki Sakakibara, after Modi spoke during a luncheon organised by Keidanren in Tokyo on Monday. Photo: Reuters

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Holding that the environment of “disappointment” was over, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today in... »

Wockhardt gains after USFDA agrees to fast track approval for two novel drugs

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The Nifty call

Gurumurthy K

Nifty September futures (8,045) The Nifty futures has opened the week on a posit... »

HSBC Manufacturing PMI slows a tad in Aug, still mood is positive

The slowdown during August looked to be domestically-driven since new export orders (54.5 as against 54.3 in July) registered a marginal rise.

Shishir Sinha

Showing a slight moderation in the manufacturing activity, the HSBC Purchasing Manager's Index (... »

United Bank declares Kingfisher Airlines promoter, directors as wilful defaulters

Kingfisher Airlines promoter, Vijay Mallya

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Kolkata-based lender United Bank of India (UBI) is the first bank to declare Kingfisher Airlines... »

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Let’s mend fences with Bangladesh

Time to strategise India stands on the losing side of Bangladesh's trade
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ASJADUL KIBRIA

On paper, India provides tariff-free access to almost all Bangladeshi products. That should m... »

From Russia, with love?

Shaky pillar Gazprom has been hit Igor Golovniov / shutterstock.com

Ajeya Bandyopadhyay

The recent upsurge of terrorism in Iraq is a daunting reminder of the varied threats to the e... »

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Beyond SEBI

The Securities and Exchange Board of India has been on a regulatory overdrive in recent months, u... »

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BOOK REVIEW

The business of books on Gujarat

Bibek Debroy

What is the Gujarat “model”? Is it about numbers, or about principles? There is a difference. »

Agri-biz

Heavy rain bands seen extending to Rajasthan, Punjab and hill States

Vinson Kurian

The early-September surge in monsoon is now seen walloping rain-scarce Punjab, Haryana, Chandiga... »

Funds

ICICI Pru Technology Fund: Buy

K. Venkatasubramanian

Although the IT sector is viewed as a defensive play, there are several stocks even from the fro... »

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Tata Motors DVR: Buy

Parvatha Vardhini C

Prospects for Tata Motors appear rosy, with the Jaguar Land Rover business on a roar, an... »

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Heavy rain bands seen extending to Rajasthan, Punjab and hill States

Vinson Kurian

The early-September surge in monsoon is now seen walloping rain-scarce Punjab, Haryana, Chandiga... »
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CBI files final status report on graft case against Himachal CM

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The Himachal Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh The CBI today filed its final status report in the Delhi High Court on its probe into allegation... »
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Travel

Luxury river cruise sails up to Varanasi from Patna

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ABN Rajmahal passing under Howrah bridge, Kolkata One of the first luxury river cruises from Patna to Varanasi on the Ganga River, traversing a di... »
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From the Ring

Multiple challenges to galloping markets

Sandip Sabharwal

Stock markets worldwide have been on an incredible uptrend for the last several months. We ha... »

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Coal India testing key support

Yoganand D

Coal India testing key support Here are answers to readers’ queries on... »

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Future Perfect

Bear-call spread on Infosys

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The long-term outlook for Infosys (₹3,594) remains positive. However, in the short term,... »

Companies

Maruti Suzuki domestic sales in August up 29% at 98,304 units

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The country’s largest passenger cars manufacturer Maruti Suzuki India on Monday report... »
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Economy

Narendra Modi invites Japanese businesses; promises speedy clearances

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Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, with the Chairman of Japan Business Federation (Keidanren), Sadayuki Sakakibara, after Modi spoke during a luncheon organised by Keidanren in Tokyo on Monday. Photo: Reuters Holding that the environment of “disappointment” was over, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today in... »
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We've made significant headway in returning BlackBerry to growth: CEO John Chen

Thomas K Thomas

BlackBerry CEO John Chen John Chen took over as the Chief Executive Officer of BlackBerry in November at a time when the... »
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Know your sops with ESOPs

Harshu Ghate

Rewarding experience Change in ownership can leave the fate of ESOPs hanging Sergey Nivens/shutterstock.com Stock options are looked upon by employees who hold them as a key component of their compensa... »

Firm Calls

Wonderla Holidays: SELL

Meera Siva

Investors who subscribed to the initial public offering of amusement park operator Wonderla H... »

Firm Calls

Gujarat Gas: Sell

Anand Kalyanaraman

From ₹228 in end-February to ₹444 now, the stock of city gas distributor Gujarat Gas has near... »

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Kill for the IAS

Nandini Nair, Priyanka Kotamraju

Pelf in the gloom
The lure of officialdom - the white Ambassador, the red beacon, the power. Photo: Monica Tiwari Sunday morning nine lakh candidates will sit for the Civil Services Aptitude Test. Aspirants give years to this exam… this cause. BLink maps their story of hope and inertia »
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