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Tough talk: pass on rate-cut benefits, Centre tells public sector banks

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Jayant Sinha Will act if banks team up to short-change customers, says Jayant Sinha »

Lodha relaunches $350-mn overseas bond issue

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Premium realty developer Lodha Group has relaunched its $350-million five-year dollar denominate... »

Apple lets companies fine-tune apps before watch debut

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Apple Inc has allowed some companies to test their apps on its yet-to-be-launched Apple Watch and... »

Analysts see monetisable value of REITs at over $96 bn

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The tax sops proposed in the Budget for REITs (real estate investment trusts) can help realise a... »

Modi named among 30 most influential people on Internet

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been named among the 30 most influential people on the Internet... »

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AARATI KRISHNAN

CIRCUIT BREAKER

Needed, a crackdown on mis-selling

Robbed by all The plight of financial products consumers If it is such a serious offence meriting the arrest of NSEL brokers, why are most other financial product vendors getting away? »

A Srinivas

FROM THE VIEWSROOM

Food first

The government’s indifference to rural wage levels is disturbing »

Editorial

Problem of plenty

The arrest of brokerage officials in the NSEL scam turns the spotlight on the deteriorating standards of market intermediaries »

Opinion

We don’t need no rigid education

Life in learning We need to infuse that JANNOON028/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

Manas Gupta

The stultifying university system in India has learnt nothing from pedagogic advances elsewhere »

Companies

Telenor betting big on mobile banking solutions; awaits licence

S Ronendra Singh

Tine Wollebekk, Senior Vice-President and Head of Financial Services,
Telenor, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Firm has strong footprint in this area in Asia, says Tine Wollebekk »

Commodities

WEEKLY OUTLOOK

Outlook turns bullish for MCX natural gas

Gurumurthy K

Natural gas futures traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) increased sharply on Wed... »

Banking

RBI eases lending norms for affordable housing

Our Bureau

In a bid to complement the Centre’s thrust on affordable housing, the Reserve Bank of India... »

Banking

Exim Bank plans to raise Rs 13,000 cr in FY16

Our Bureau

Growing business David Rasquinha, Deputy MD, Exim Bank, speaking at a
press conference in Chennai on Thursday. BIJOY GHOSH The Export and Import Bank of India will raise foreign currency debt worth ₹13,000 crore in 2015... »
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Agri-biz

Indian pomegranates no longer a juicy option for EU

Vishwanath Kulkarni

Denting India’s prospects Customers in Europe demand larger sized
fruits, which countries such as Israel and Peru are able to provide at a
lower price Pomegranates from India are facing stiff competition in Europe, where better quality and... »
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International

Islamic State militants bulldoze ancient Nimrud city

Reuters

Relief from Nimrud. In the 19th century BC, soldiers rode in pairs, one controlling the horses and the other using a bow.
Islamic State fighters have looted and bulldozed the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, the Iraqi... »  
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News

I’m a story teller, not a writer: Jeffrey Archer to IIMB students

Anil Urs

Jeffrey Archer signing the books at IIM-B. At an exclusive interaction at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore, where he launched... »

Stocks

Create value… everything will follow, says NSE chief

Our Bureau

Success story Chitra Ramkrishna (right), MD & CEO of NSE, delivers an Extra Mural Lecture on Risks, Choices and Leadership, at IIT-Madras on Thursday. P Krishna Prasanna, Associate Professor, Department of Management Studies, is all attention. Photo: Bijoy Ghosh Recounting the NSE journey, Chitra Ramkrishna says grabbing the opportunity ‘at the moment’ it comes is the key »

Companies

Sikka’s ‘renew and new strategy’ sets Infosys on catch-up mode

Venkatesh Ganesh

Vishal Sikka, CEO, Infosys Infosys has trained 12,300 people in the design thinking discipline, part of its strategy... »

Sports

India beats West Indies to enter quarter-finals

PTI

India's batsmen Ravichandran Ashwin (L) and MS Dhoni walk off the field together following their four wicket victory against the West Indies at the Cricket World Cup in Perth, March 6, 2015. Defending champions India on Friday survived a scare before defeating a spirited West Indies by... »
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Science

Inhaling extra oxygen could help fight cancer: study

PTI

Oxygen therapy for cancer treatment Scientists claim to have found that inhaling supplemental oxygen could awaken ‘sleepy’ tumour-fi... »
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News

90% traffic generated through mobile app: Myntra

PTI

Screenshot of Myntra mobile apps page in Myntra.com Myntra.com, India’s leading online fashion retailer, today said that 90 per cent of its traffic... »
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Politics

Tamil Nadu number one state in electoral corruption: Amit Shah

PTI

BJP President Amit Shah Alleging that Tamil Nadu is the number one state in electoral corruption, BJP President Amit... »

Tech

Now, your personal dental consultant is just a tap away

Venkatesh Ganesh

If you needed a root canal treatment but didn't know the right dentist to go to, help is just a... »

Politics

‘Kejriwal said he wouldn’t work with Bhushan, Yadav’

Aditi Nigam

Mayank Gandhi (file photo) Problems in the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) may have just got compounded. A day after the ouster of... »

BL Ink

Cover

The brew darkens

shreevatsa nevatia

Long and winding road: Tea garden workers return after a day’s work in Darjeeling. - Photo: Ashoke Chakrabarty Even after an agreement to revise wages, the muted signs of an impending cataclysm in the tea gardens of Bengal can no longer be ignored »
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