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GDP growth to slow to 7.2% in Jan-Mar quarter: Moody’s

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The rating agency said the trade deficit has widened, with exports falling in double digits in the opening months of the year. India’s economic growth rate in the January-March quarter is likely to slip to 7.2 per cent from... »

Bosch to replace IDFC in NSE Nifty

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Infrastructure financing firm IDFC will exit the benchmark NSE Nifty from tomorrow and will be r... »

Sensex ends marginally in the red; healthcare, bank stocks major losers

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The Sensex and the Nifty ended marginally in the red in a volatile session marked by the expiry... »

​Cities facing brunt of heat wave due to ‘urban heat island effect’: CSE

Heat wave:. A man desperately trying to protect himself from the scorching heat in Kolkata on Thursday. - Ashoke Chakrabarty

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The intense heat wave conditions sweeping across India, which have already claimed about 2,000 l... »

People opting for pre-cooked items as vegetable, fruit prices rise: Study

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After pulses, the prices of vegetables and fruits have also skyrocketed by 40-45 per cent, parti... »

Visa may ditch FIFA as sponsor dismay mounts

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Visa Inc has told FIFA it could end its sponsorship of soccer's world governing body if it does... »  

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Compassionless in Europe

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 »

Private investments need a big push

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JYOTSNA SURI

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

Tax evasion It’s serious crime STOONN/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

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 »

Economy

India tipped to overtake China in Modi's first year despite sluggish feel

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Labourers pull an electricity cable to be laid underground along a roadside in Ahmedabad. There are nagging doubts over whether a new way of calculating gross domestic product, introduced by the Government earlier this year, has distorted the macroeconomic view. Photo: Reuters When India releases data on Friday that is expected to show the economy growing faster than Chin... »

Companies

Posco has not raised mines issue with us: Tomar

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Minister for Steel and Mines, Narendra Singh Tomar Has South Korean steel-maker Posco given up on its Odisha project? Despite delays in lan... »

Companies

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... »

Companies

Royal Enfield unveils limited edition range of bikes, gear

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Royal Enfield limited edition motorcycles inspired by the Despatch Riders of the world war during its launch in New Delhi. Photo: Ramesh Sharma Royal Enfield, the two-wheeler division of Eicher Motors, today unveiled a range of limited edit... »  
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GDP growth to slow to 7.2% in Jan-Mar quarter: Moody’s

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The rating agency said the trade deficit has widened, with exports falling in double digits in the opening months of the year. India’s economic growth rate in the January-March quarter is likely to slip to 7.2 per cent from... »
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News

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... »

News

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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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... »

National

Appointment of bureaucrats: AAP govt challenges Centre’s notification

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Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing the special session of the Delhi Assembly at the Vidhan Sabha in the Capital on Wednesday. The AAP government today moved the Delhi High Court challenging the Centre’s recent notification... »
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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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Appointment of bureaucrats: AAP govt challenges Centre’s notification

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Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing the special session of the Delhi Assembly at the Vidhan Sabha in the Capital on Wednesday. The AAP government today moved the Delhi High Court challenging the Centre’s recent notification... »
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Sports

World soccer rocked by US, Swiss arrests of officials for graft

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A staff walks past a logo of soccer's international governing body FIFA at their headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, May 27, 2015. Six soccer officials were arrested in Zurich on Wednesday and detained pending extradition to the United States over suspected corruption at soccer's governing body FIFA, the Swiss Federal Office of Justice said in a statement. Photo: Reuters
The world's most popular sport was plunged into turmoil on Wednesday as seven powerful soccer fi... »  

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... »

Features

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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