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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day speech covered a broad swathe of issues. Here’s a decoding of its business-speak »

Govt all set to interlink 31 rivers in next 10 years

A M Jigeesh

The Government is all set to interlink 31 rivers, said the Water Resources Minister, Uma Bharti. »

Ashok Leyland sells Chennai property for Rs 210 cr

Our Bureau

Ashok Leyland said it has sold one of its residential properties in Chennai for Rs 210 crore and... »

Sensex sheds 64 points on profit-booking; Nifty down 18 points

Our Bureau

The Sensex and the Nifty erased their initial gains and were trading down by nearly 0.2 per cent... »

Yoga guru BKS Iyengar passes away

Yoga guru BKS Iyengar


World-renowned yoga guru and founder of the Iyengar School of Yoga BKS Iyengar passed away here... »

Jyothy Labs may discard Henkel’s Fa brand, exit deodorant category

Purvita Chatterjee

Jyothy Labs is likely to exit the deodorant category following differences with German mu... »

Advertising Standards Council clamps down on fairness products

In recent times, there has been widespread outrage against
claims made by fairness product makers.

Our Bureau

The stand taken by groups such as Chennai-based Women of Worth, which have been behind c... »



The mess in Mesopotamia


By the time US jets took off from an aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf to bomb Islamist milita... »

Dhabol case dismissed

The Bombay High Court has dismissed the writ petition filed by the Bombay Munici... »


Take five

One cannot quarrel with the idea of an organisation appointing a Chief Operating Officer (COO), w... »


‘Indian business thrives on envy, frowns on success’

RATAN TATA, Chairman Emeritus, Tata Sons Ltd

Last week, Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus, Tata Sons Ltd, received the 18th MMA Amalg... »


2G money laundering case: Court grants bail to Dayalu Ammal


DMK supremo M Karunanidhi’s wife Dayalu Ammal, with DMK MP, Kanimozhi. A Delhi court today granted bail to DMK supremo M Karunanidhi’s wife Dayalu Ammal, who along wit... »


Weekly Outlook

If MCX-silver rallies, sell

Gurumurthy K

The downtrend in the silver futures contract traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX)... »


Pick of the week

NCDEX- cottonseed oilcake (₹1,785): BUY

Gurumurthy K

The price of cottonseed oilcake, a by-product obtained after the extraction of o... »


Violent video games may put kids at higher risk for depression


Scientists have found significantly increased signs of depression among preteens with high daily... »
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New code will ensure United Spirits meets global norms

K Giriprakash

STEVEN GRUBB, Global Compliance Transformation Director, Diageo With United Spirits Ltd (USL) becoming a subsidiary of UK-based Diageo Plc, a new code of... »
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Net Worth

High Life

Eat, play, spend with the desi HNI

Aarati Krishnan

Staying ahead HNIs were quick to up their spending ahead of the elections Rehan Qureshi/ He lives in a marble-and-gilt encrusted bungalow in a major metropolis. He whizzes around in a B... »
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Peninsular rainfall may spill over into next week

Vinson Kurian

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed that a passing Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO... »


‘There’s robust demand for used commercial vehicles ’

Satyanarayan Iyer

UMESH REVANKAR, MD, Shriram Transport Finance It is said that demand for new commercial vehicles is an indicator of the way the economy is... »


India wants WTO members to implement entire Bali package

Amiti Sen

India wants World Trade Organisation (WTO) members to begin talks on implementing all issues tha... »

New Manager


How Bharat’s new CEO inspired on I-Day

Gopinath Menon

For the last three decades, I have regularly watched the Independence day broadcast, but... »
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Fletcher’s wings clipped, Shastri appointed Indian Team Director


Ravi Shastri Cracking the whip following India’s shambolic Test series against England, The BCCI today virtua... »
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Govt all set to interlink 31 rivers in next 10 years

A M Jigeesh

The Government is all set to interlink 31 rivers, said the Water Resources Minister, Uma Bharti. »
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"Not subservient’ to India," says Pakistan


A day after India cancelled Foreign Secretary-level talks over Pakistani envoy’s meeting with Ka... »


Bhushan Steel aims to raise ₹6,000 cr

Our Bureau

Bhushan Steel Ltd will seek shareholder approval to raise around ₹6,000 crore ($1 billion... »


Arvind set to foray into e-commerce with 'Creyate'

Virendra Pandit

Targets Rs 1,000 cr plus business in three years »

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Breaking Free

Freedom means to walk one’s own path, to spurn convention and society’s judgment. Six individuals have done just that by refusing to tick the boxes of children, EMIs and other urban compulsions »
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