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ISRO launches fourth navigation satellite

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Saina Nehwal scales historic World No.1 ranking

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HDFC Children’s Gift: a top-notch gift

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The fund is suitable for meeting long-term goals such as your child’s education »



We have a sound draft health policy

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The big sale

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Why companies prefer CSR in education

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The tech worker visa programme is a crucial pillar in US-India commerce. Nasscom must see the headwinds and act »


Build a culture of quality: USFDA official’s message to Indian drug companies

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Howard Sklamberg, USFDA Deputy Commissioner (global regulatory operations and policy) Local drugmakers can aspire for less regulatory inspections by the United States Food and Drug A... »


Sonia slams Modi govt on land bill


Sonia Gandhi Rejecting the dialogue offer on the controversial land bill, Sonia Gandhi today alleged it wa... »


‘India is one of the countries on our list for connected cars’

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MIKE BELL, Global Connected Car Director, JLR Jaguar Land Rover has made connectivity, alongside energy efficiency, a technological pri... »


Spectrum auctions done, but mobile users have nothing to cheer about

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Grasim Industries ventures into retailing women garments

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IndiGo heads towards $400 mn IPO as air travel booms


India's biggest airline by market share, IndiGo, is preparing to file a draft prospectus by May... »


Energy storage sector upbeat about renewables, micro-grid opportunities

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US Senate threatens Iran with new sanctions


The US Senate voted unanimously supporting a non-binding measure to slap new economic sanctions... »


Agriculture credit not reaching small farmers: Assocham


Credit crunch: Source of farm credit for households with small landholdings is still the traditional moneylender, who charges a high rate of interest. Agriculture credit is not reaching small farm holders in India, resulting in high level of indeb... »
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Saina Nehwal scales historic World No.1 ranking


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Mekedatu dam issue: Rail, road rokos mark TN farmers’ bandh


Members of the Makkal Kalai Ilakkiya Kalagam protest against Karnataka's plan to build a new dam across the Cauvery near Mekedatu at Tiruchi Railway Junction on Saturday. -- G. GNANAVELMURUGAN The day-long State-wide bandh in Tamil Nadu, called by farmers and backed by Opposition parties... »
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Crude oil falls over $1 as supply threat eases


Oil prices fell more than $1 on Friday, after sharp gains in the prior session, as worries of a... »


Sec 66A of IT Act

A Raja rejects Bhardwaj’s charge


Former IT minister A Raja DMK leader and former IT minister A Raja today slammed former Union law minister H R Bhardwaj fo... »


‘Charity is not scalable, steer clear of negativity, needless criticism’


Delivering the Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore’s (IIM-B) 40th convocation address, the... »

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Living out loud

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Clear cut: Rishi Kapoor is admittedly hurt but won’t withdraw his comments on the beef ban Rishi Kapoor is taking social media by storm, commenting on contentious issues and refusing to be silenced by trolls, in a manner uncharacteristic of mainstream Bollywood »



Shape up or ship out

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The Indian advertising business will soon gather for the 10th edition of Goafest. In a two-part series, Vincent Digonnet of global digital agency Razorfish gives the Indian ad and marketing fraternity some points to ponder. »
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