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Republic Day parade: Military might on display


Akash missile on display during the Republic Day celebrations in the Capital on January 26, 2015. Multi-hued images of India’s rich cultural diversity and military might as well as achievements... »

Obama joins select group of world leaders who attended Republic Day

President, Pranab Mukherjee, the Chief Guest U,S, President, Barack Obama and the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi at the saluting dais, on the occasion of the 66th Republic Day Parade 2015, in New Delhi on Monday.


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Mumbai firms better wealth creators than those based in Delhi

Meera Siva

Financial hub status, large pool of talented professionals give Maximum City the edge »
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Bajaj Finance: high on consumer finance, SME lending

Radhika Merwin

Despite the sluggish growth in the economy and the fact that credit growth in the banking... »

NSE to catch ’em young for financial literacy, management

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To partner with four States at school level »

Index Outlook: Nifty eyes the 9,000 peak

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The short-term trend is up. But the Greece election and Fed meet can usher in volatility »



Building a smarter future together

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Those who went the extra mile

Book: Caravans: Indian Merchants on the Silk Road Author: Scott C Levi
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The fascinating story of brave Indians who travelled great distances chasing their fortunes in exotic lands »


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The ECB’s massive stimulus for the Eurozone should help them combat low growth and low inflation »


For the India that is not shining                  

Wired to share Bill and Melinda Gates are out to make a difference

Vikram S Gandhi

A partnership between American philanthropists and India’s social sector entrepreneurs will work wonders  »



Terror in Istanbul

But Erdogan remains in denial »

Net Worth

Odd, odder, oddest

Bhavana Acharya

Noppadol Anaporn/ Auction houses have everything on offer — from the chest X-rays of actors to the skeletons of dinosaurs »

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Reliance Power: Hold

Maulik Tewari

Prospects will improve once the remaining coal-based plants become operational »


New Funds on the Block

Looking to play the cycle

K Venkatasubramanian

A peep into Birla Sun Life Manufacturing Equity and JP Morgan India Economic Resurgence »


Clean energy push

Mahindra Group to expand renewable energy business


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Republic Day parade: Military might on display


Akash missile on display during the Republic Day celebrations in the Capital on January 26, 2015. Multi-hued images of India’s rich cultural diversity and military might as well as achievements... »
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Greece's Syriza to form government with right-wing party


Head of radical leftist Syriza party Alexis Tsipras (right) meets with leader of right-wing, anti-bailout Independent Greeks party Panos Kammenos at party headquarters in Athens, January 26, 2015. Syriza party will form a coalition government with Independent Greeks party, Kammenos told reporters on Monday. Photo: Reuters Greece's leftwing Syriza party will form a coalition government with the right-wing, anti-bailou... »
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AirAsia CEO calls for single aviation authority in ASEAN


Tony Fernandes, CEO, AirAsia group (file photo) Tony Fernandes, the Indian-origin founder and CEO of the AirAsia group, has called for a single... »


FDI in services sector up 20% during April-Nov 2014


With the government taking steps to improve ease of doing business and attracting investments, F... »


Telangana Deputy CM T Rajaiah sacked

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T Rajaiah Telangana Deputy Chief Minister and Health Minister T Rajaiah was today dropped from the... »


Scientists find how to unboil eggs


Scientists have invented a way to unboil a hen egg and claim that the new method could dramatica... »
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IRDA mulls no fee for change in nomination


Observing policyholders’ right to effect changes in nomination, sectoral regulator IRDA is propo... »
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Aadhaar database to be embedded with that of EPIC by 2016: CEC


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Consumer goods firms wary of e-commerce boom

Purvita Chatterjee

Customer connect: Durable companies are trying not to alienate offline retailers as they form the backbone of their sales strategy. Reluctant to sell through e-tailers; prefer own online platforms or physical stores »



Kerala calling

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Face on The BJP's latest, Suresh Gopi S Gopakumar Malayalam action hero Suresh Gopi may well be the latest in the lengthening list of the... »



A celebration of words, viewpoints and epiphanies

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Lawyer and politico Ram Jethmalani catches up with writer VS Naipaul
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