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PM calls for lowering oil & gas imports to 67% by 2022

Shishir Sinha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at the Urja Sangam 2015 at Vigyan Bhavan ,in New Delhi on MArch 27, 2015. Photo: Kamal Narang Domestic natural gas prices will come down to $5.02 per mBtu: Oil Ministry sources »

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President Pranab Mukherjee, during Conferment of Bharat Ratna on Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence, on March 27, 2015. Photo: Rashtrapati Bhavan.

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Veteran Parliamentarian and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, founder member of BJP wh... »
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Sensex ends flat on concerns over rising tensions in W. Asia

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The Sensex and the Nifty ended the session near flat after a volatile trade. Both the indices po... »

IndiGo heads towards $400 mn IPO as air travel booms

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

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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 »

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Crude oil falls over $1 as supply threat eases

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

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Sonia slams Modi govt on land bill

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

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“Carrot and stick” approach to ensure quality and safety: USFDA

PT Jyothi Datta

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... »

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PM calls for lowering oil & gas imports to 67% by 2022

Shishir Sinha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at the Urja Sangam 2015 at Vigyan Bhavan ,in New Delhi on MArch 27, 2015. Photo: Kamal Narang Domestic natural gas prices will come down to $5.02 per mBtu: Oil Ministry sources »
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RRBs enabled with RuPay cards, electronic clearing system

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National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), the umbrella organisation for all retail p... »
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Rasna ropes in Akshay Kumar for new TV commercials

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Leading concentrated drink mix maker Rasna on Friday said it has signed Bollywood star... »
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Energy storage sector upbeat about renewables, micro-grid opportunities

M Ramesh

Renewable energy is here, can ‘storage’ be far behind? This industry riff captures an emerging m... »

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Higher tariff in India takes juice off US pears

Amrita Nair-Ghaswalla

Ample demand from China and India for US pears is expected to keep pear growers in Americ... »

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L&T eyeing acquisitions in IT, tech services verticals, says AM Naik

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AM Naik Multi-billion-dollar conglomerate L&T is seeking to expand its information technolog... »

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Agriculture credit not reaching small farmers: Assocham

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Agriculture credit is not reaching small farm holders in India, resulting in high level of indeb... »
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New Zealand will have to dig deep against Australia: Crowe

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Former New Zealand cricketer Martin Crowe With New Zealand at the cusp of World Cup glory, former captain Martin Crowe has said the Black... »
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Assam aims for self-sufficiency in potato production

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Assam government today said the state is targeting to become a self-sufficient in potato product... »
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Khemka: My action vindicated by CAG report, but I continue to suffer

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IAS officer Ashok Khemka A senior IAS officer of Haryana Ashok Khemka today said his action in the Vadra-DLF land-licence... »

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Transfer of Indian assets to Cairn taxable

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.RAKESH NANGIA, Managing Partner, Nangia & Co The income-tax department slapping tax demands of ₹20,495 crore on Vedanta Group- controlled... »

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Centre re-working draft offset policy to exempt small contracts

Amiti Sen

Ismagilov Cabinet note being finalised by CoS may have higher threshold limit, fewer sectors »

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First day at school

Nupur Dhingra Paiva

Question time: A three-year-old is not always functioning at the peak of his/her capacities. Like all of us, they are sometimes (most times) younger than their chronological age and when tired, hungry, ill or scared regress to being the babies they are. Photo: Monica Tiwari Nursery admissions are so fraught that we often overlook what happens once the child is in. Acknowledging and addressing possible challenges is crucial, as the first weeks and months in nursery form a blueprint for what the future may feel like »

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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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