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Strong start to Samvat 2071 as Nifty moves past 8,000

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Positive global cues and decreasing crude oil prices saw stock markets welcome Samvat 2071 (New... »

Up-front commissions drive big collections into closed-end funds

Parvatha Vardhini C, BL Research Bureau

With the Sensex rising 25 per cent in the past year, new equity funds are back in vogue, collect... »

Met Dept puts out cyclone watch in Arabian Sea

Vinson Kurian

The India Meteorological Department has declared a cyclone watch in the Arabian Sea as a... »

Mobile messaging apps eating into telcos’ SMS revenue

Rajesh Kurup

Usage of the short messaging service (SMS), the most-widely used mobile application across the w... »

Luxury brands prefer to stay away from e-commerce sites

Cutting edge Being a bridge-to-luxury crystal brand, Swarovski cannot risk being a discounted brand.

Purvita Chatterjee

Even as pure play e-commerce sites bend backwards to offer deep discounts, some brands have been... »

Chop and shop: online veg shopping gets easier

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From offering cut vegetables to using ozone technology in cleaning greens, ensuring mini... »



A deadly cocktail

Adil Hussain

I can still remember Pratima Barua’s song on tea garden workers who left their homes in Odisha a... »

Finally, a push for labour reforms

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Pravakar Sahoo

The much awaited labour reforms necessary for mass manufacturing in India were initiated by... »


A small step forward

The Centre’s decision to e-auction 74 coal mines, which are already in production or close to it,... »


Skewed approach to bad debt

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Nirmal Gangwal

There is growing concern over stressed assets in the banking system. Public sector banks have be... »

Women wary of anti-poverty schemes

Incorporating women: Greater awareness and tangible results are factors to

Deepti KC

Despite opportunities and systematic community-driven handholding support from the Government an... »


SBH rolls out loan campaign for micro, small entrepreneurs

G Naga Sridhar

State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH) has rolled out a campaign, 'Shubh Labh', for the benefit of micro... »


Hero MotoCorp, Honda record huge sales on Dhanteras


Two—wheeler majors Hero MotoCorp and Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) raked in massiv... »


Inbox by Gmail, your personal secretary

K V Kurmanath

Gmail, the first point of reference to most of the netizens, has just launched ‘Inbox’, which pr... »


India stands shoulder-to-shoulder with you, Modi tells Siachen troops


Prime Minister Narendra Modi (file photo) On Diwali today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spent some time with soldiers posted on the height... »
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8 tips to track your financial health this festive season

Shahid Charania

Festival of lights We are in that part of the year when festivities take over. Nine days ahead of Navratri incarnati... »
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Gold steadies above $1,240 as Asian equities slide


Gold steadied above $1,240 an ounce on Thursday as Asian stock markets weakened, but caution pre... »


Am happy in Delhi, insists Gadkari


Friendly talks Union Minister Nitin Gadkari (right) with Maharashtra BJP
president Devendra Fadnavis at the party office in Nagpur on Thursday. PTI Amidst calls by several BJP MLAs in Maharashtra for Union Minister Nitin Gadkari to be made the... »


Reading between the lines

Prasad Sangameshwaran

Watch your words! Guruji, a maker of fruit drink concentrates, is among the
several brands that advertises safety messages on the Mumbai rail network. -
SHASHI ASHIWAL It’s a public service campaign that could go by without attracting a second glance. But when... »


We see stronger revenue growth during the second half: Wipro CEO


TK Kurien Wipro, the country’s third-largest software services exporter, posted a revenue growth th... »
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‘Rupee depreciation led to fall of Indian wealth in 2014’

Arvind Jayaram, BL Research Bureau

TORAL MUNSHI, Head of India Equity Research, Wealth Management, Credit Suisse Toral Munshi, Head of India Equity Research, Wealth Management, Credit Suisse, spoke to... »
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Kerala to speed up land acquisition for NH development


Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy (file photo) The Congress-led UDF Government in Kerala today decided to assure the Centre that it would acqui... »
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Let’s the all new Alto K10 

S Ronendra Singh

  On a rainy morning in Chandigarh, we had the first chance to drive the s... »


Caught in a loop

Prasad Sangameshwaran

What next? Loop Mobile stores across Mumbai city are downing shutters. - SHASHI ASHIWAL Madhav Garodia has been a much sought after man in the last few days. Not that he revels... »


Wipro Q2 profit up 8%, misses forecast

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Wipro Ltd, the country’s third-largest software services exporter, failed to meet market... »

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