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At 65, Dr Marshall Goldsmith is a breath of fresh air. He is known as one of the world’s top CEO coaches and is the author of 34 books including bestsellers such as MOJO and What got... »

RBI meets market expectations, holds interest rates

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Lower retail inflation and an upgrade in India’s outlook by S&P did not sway the Reserve Ban... »

Modi, Obama vow to take ties to new levels

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama shake hands after briefing the media in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Tuesday. - PTI


In their first summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama today pledged to... »

I’m just starting my journey … ready for challenges: Nadella

Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, at the Talent India 2014 conference, in New Delhi on Tuesday. Ramesh Sharma

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“Fall in love with what you do, and the journey will become easy.” This is not a motivational... »

Venture capitalist, PE firms log on to realty portals

Bindu D Menon

It is not realty projects, but websites marketing them that seem to have caught the eye of p... »

Petrol price cut by ₹ 0.68/litre; non-subsidised LPG cheaper

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Public sector oil marketing companies have cut petrol prices, while leaving diesel untouched. Th... »



The RBI stuck to the script, rightly so

Inflation still bites The answer lies in farm breakthroughs


The Reserve Bank of India has done well in not making any changes in its policy except for some... »

Two industry indices that don’t match

C Rangarajan / EM Vibeesh

Every month, ahead of the release by Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) of the Index of I... »


No interest respite

The Reserve Bank of India, as widely predicted, has not cut benchmark interest rates in its lates... »



An Indian rockstar at Madison Square

Modi mania Wildly winning friends and influencing people Prime Minister Narendra Modi took Manhattan by storm with a mega show on Sunday comprising laser... »

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MT Educare (₹139.1)

Yoganand D, BL Research Bureau

Investors with high risk appetite can consider buying the stock of MT Educare at current... »  


Eight core industries grow by 5.8% in August


Led by healthy growth in coal, cement and electricity sectors, the eight core industries grew b... »


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NCDEX-castorseed (₹4,564): BUY

Gurumurthy K, BL Research Bureau

Castorseed futures contract traded on the NCDEX has been in a strong rally since Septembe... »


India will become a large gas market over time, says Shell LNG head

V Rishi Kumar

Roger Bounds, Shell, Global head Shell LNG. The energy and petrochemicals major Shell is upbeat on opportunities in India in meeting LNG... »
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How prices of crude oil are dragging rates of agricultural commodities

MR Subramani

At $96.98 a barrel currently, Brent crude prices have dropped some 12 per cent over the last... »
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Olive oil may revive a failing heart: study


A potent ingredient in olive oil may hold the key to beating heart failure, a new research sugge... »
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Unilever COO Harish Manwani to retire after 38 years of service


Harish Manwani — the first ever COO of Unilever — will continue as Non-Executive Chairman of Hindustan Unilever Ltd, the Indian arm of the Anglo Dutch firm. Global FMCG giant Unilever’s India-born Chief Operating Officer Harish Manwani will retire on De... »


Maruti recalls nearly 70,000 diesel vehicles to replace wiring harness

S Ronendra Singh

For the second time in four months, Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) has recalled its vehicles. On Tue... »


Tata Starbucks has over 50 cities on radar for expansion

V Rishi Kumar

Avani Davda , CEO of Tata Starbucks Ltd, at the opening of the Starbucks Experience in Hyderabad on Tuesday. She is displaying the unique Coffee Experience offer for Deepavali . -- P. V. Sivakumar Tata Starbucks Ltd continues to expand its presence by setting up its 58{+t}{+h} store in the co... »


Reliance Power has invested ₹50,000 crore, says Anil Ambani

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Anil Ambani Reliance Power Ltd (RPower) has invested ₹50,000 crore in its first growth phase, said Chairm... »
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Jayalalithaa arrest hits consumer sentiment

R Ravikumar

Silent theatre: Sathyam Cinemas, one of Chennai's busiest multiplexes, wears a deserted look, as the Tamil film industry called for a day's hunger strike on Tuesday to express solidarity with former CM Jayalalithaa. BIJOY GHOSH Though it is the festive season, with Dussehra celebrations on and Diwali around the corner, con... »
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‘Focus is on reaching 6% retail inflation target by Jan’

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RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan As was widely expected, the Reserve Bank of India, on Tuesday, kept the policy rates unch... »
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Foreign cos entering fertiliser sector would benefit us: IFFCO


U S Awasthi Indian Farmers and Fertilisers Cooperative (IFFCO) Limited today said it would benefit from the... »


Jayalalitha’s bail application to be heard on Wednesday


J Jayalalithaa The Karnataka High Court will hear on Wednesday jailed former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalali... »

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Trading relationship with India among the best in the world, says Canadian province


Lyle Stewart, Minister of Agriculture, Saskatchewan Endowed with abundant natural resources, Saskatchewan is among the fastest growing provinces... »

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More brain than brawn

Tarsh Thekaekara

Mammoth glories: Mahouts return with their elephants and calves in Jalpaiguri
district, West Bengal Bharathan, the elephant, has learnt to outsmart humans. Ideas of ‘culture’ rather than Darwinian evolution help explain this confounding elephant behaviour »
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