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Apex court seeks details about CSK, India Cements

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N. Srinivasan The Supreme Court today asked N Srinivasan to furnish details of shareholding of India Cements a... »

RBI eases rules for low-cost home loans

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To provide liquidity to retail investors investing in long-term bonds issued by banks for financ... »

Sensex up 53 points in choppy trade ahead of GDP data, RBI policy

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In choppy trade, the benchmark Sensex today rose 53 points on the back of gains in shares of BHE... »

E-visa facility for foreign tourists launched

Home Minister Rajnath Singh (right) with Minister of State for Tourism & Culture, Mahesh Sharma, at the launch of the tourist visa on arrival enabled by Electronic Travel Authorisation in the Capital on Thursday. -- Ramesh Sharma

Navadha Pandey 

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday launched the electronic visa facility for fore... »

Jan Dhan target revised upwards to 10 crore accounts

Villagers at the SBI office in Medak open accounts under the ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana. (File picture) -- Nagara Gopal

K.R. Srivats

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has revised upwards the target for opening of Jan Dhan accounts to... »

Australian batsman Phil Hughes dies from head injury

File photo of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes. Hughes died on Thursday, two days after he was struck in the head by a ball, Cricket Australia said in a tweet posted on its official page. Hughes sustained serious head injuries when struck by a short delivery during a Sheffield Shield match on Tuesday. He had emergency surgery before being placed in an induced coma. - Reuters

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Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died in hospital in Sydney on Thursday, two days after the i... »

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The Moditva model of inclusiveness

Not his style But will the closet Hindu in Modi make a comeback? V SUDERSHAN

Amitabha Pande

Those waiting for Narendra Modi to show his true khaki/saffron colours must be hugely disappo... »

Satyanarayan Iyer

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Security in sleep mode

Even as India observed the sixth anniversary of the 26/11 terrorist attack on Mumbai, a lot of g... »

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Blowin’ in the wind

There is no denying that the US-China climate deal has put the spotlight on India. The world’s tw... »

Opinion

Banks get away cooking the books

R Viswanathan

It has become a sickening practice among public sector banks in particular to drastically red... »

What does China’s rate cut mean to us?

Guru Ramakrishnan

In an unexpected shift in its monetary stance, the People’s Bank of China cut rates on F... »

Sports

Hughes' death hard to digest for India's survivor

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Indian Cricket Captain Nari Contractor was hit by Charlie Griffith's bouncer in a practice match against Barbados during the year 1962.
More than five decades after his near-fatal head injury in the Caribbean, former India captain N... »

Policy

’Humiliating treatment’ may amount to sexual harassment: Govt

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Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Humiliating treatment which is likely to affect women government employees’ health or safety may... »

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Getting the inbox to do a little thinking for you

Venkatesh Ganesh

Its obituary has been written many times before, but the email has shown more resilience than th... »

International

General strike shuts down services across Greece

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A nationwide general strike to protest continued austerity measures has shut down services acros... »
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Politics

SBI loan to Adani group figures in Rajya Sabha

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Derek O’Brien State Bank of India sanctioning $1 billion loan to Adani group’s coal project in Australia was t... »
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Badaun sisters had committed suicide, were not raped: CBI

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A CBI team probing the Badaun rape case at the crime spot in this June 2014 file photo. PTI A CBI probe into the death of two teenage cousins, whose bodies were found hanging from a tree i... »  
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Banking

Accurate, timely data essential to check credit worthiness: Credit Information Bureau

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Credit check (from left) MV Nair, Non-Executive Chairman, CIBIL; Shyam Srinivasan, MD and CEO, Federal Bank Ltd; and Arun Thukral, MD, CIBIL, at the fifth annual credit information conference in Chennai on Wednesday. - BIJOY GHOSH Calling for more accurate and timely submission of customer data by financial institution... »

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Berger Paints India Ltd (₹372)

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Investors with a short-term perspective can consider buying the stock of Berger Paints at... »  

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THE CHEAT SHEET

Facebook, the newspaper of the future?

JINOY JOSE P

Frankly, more than half my news diet comes from FB now.

Mine too! ... »

Agri-biz

No Indian sugar export deals signed due to doubts over subsidies

Reuters

Indian traders have yet to arrange sugar export deals for the new season harvest as mills are... »
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Banking

Jan Dhan target revised upwards to 10 crore accounts

K.R. Srivats

Villagers at the SBI office in Medak open accounts under the ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana. (File picture) -- Nagara Gopal Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has revised upwards the target for opening of Jan Dhan accounts to... »
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Companies

BMW launches M3, M4 Coupe in India

S Ronendra Singh

BMW M3 BMW Group India on Thursday launched the all-new M3 and M4 Coupe priced at Rs 1,19,80,000 and Rs... »
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Economy

Modi: Business visa for 3-5 years, immediate visa for patients from SAARC

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the inaugural session of 18th SAARC summit at Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo: PIB Pledging to extend all possible cooperation to SAARC countries in diverse fields, Prime Minister... »

Economy

Managing talent is Indian CEOs’ top priority

Sangeetha Chengappa

Talent management has become the number one priority for Indian chief executives today. <... »

Companies

Godrej Tyson Foods to enter breakfast segment

Abhishek Law

Arabind Das, Chief Operating Officer, Godrej Tyson Foods, launching Godrej Yummiez New Chicken Nuggets and Mumbai Vada in Kolkata on Wednesday. Photo: Ashoke Chakrabarty Godrej Tyson Foods Ltd (GTFL), a 49:51 joint venture between Godrej Agrovet and the US-based Tys... »

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