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FinMin orders forensic audit of Dena Bank, OBC after reports of scam

Beena Parmar

GS Sandhu, Secretary, Financial Services The Finance Ministry has ordered a forensic audit after reports of misappropriation of funds wor... »

Vinita Bali, S Mahalingam join KSL Board

S. Mahalingam and Vinita Bali (file photo)

The Board of Directors of Kasturi and Sons Ltd (KSL), publishers of The Hindu and Group... »

States agree for threshold limit of ₹ 10 lakh for imposition of GST

Abdul Rahim Rather, Finance Minister, Jammu and Kashmir

Our Bureau

The States on Wednesday agreed on new threshold limit of ₹ 10 lakh for imposition of Goo... »

Packaging Companies pack a punch on the back of FMCG players

Purvita Chatterjee

Even as fast moving consumer good (FMCG) companies are grappling with single digit (9 pe... »

IFC launches $2.5-bn rupee financing programme

IFC's effort to launch an onshore Indian rupee bond programme would be equally

K R Srivats

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, on Wednesday launched a $2.5-billion onshore Indian rupee... »

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Tourism can counter Naxalism

Serenity amidst violence Zones of peace in strife-torn Chhattisgarh KR DEEPAK

Santosh K Misra

Driving on NH43 takes you through some of the most pristine landscapes of the country — down... »

Growing vegetables, a losing proposition

Ladies' finger or burnt fingers? The story of okra cultivation MGOVARTHAN

Mukul Kumar Shukla

I sold okra (ladies’ fingers) at ₹1 a kg two months ago. I had grown th... »

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Crude opportunity

The average price of crude imported by Indian refiners has fallen to $99.94 a barrel, the first t... »

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The growth of an idea called development

Nature and nurture Can't push these aside LIGHTSPRING /SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

Nilanjan Ghosh

Despite claims that economic development as a branch of economic science emerged only in the... »

Economy

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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Hercules Hoists (₹174.3)

Yoganand D, BL Research Bureau

The stock of Hercules Hoists surged 10 per cent with good volume and broke through a key... »  

Tech

Zomato to enter delivery business soon

Priyanka Pani

In an attempt to boost its revenues, online restaurant discovery site Zomato is planning... »

Science

Animal calls may contain more language-like structure: study

PTI

The calls of many animals, from whales to wolves, might contain more language—like structure tha... »
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TVS Motor rolls out Scooty Zest; eyes 18% market share

T E Raja Simhan

Good mileage: Venu Srinivasan, Chairman, TVS Motor, at the launch of
Scooty Zest 110 in Chennai. - K PICHUMANI TVS Motor has launched the Scooty Zest 110, targeting young women looking for a powerful scooter... »
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Eat, play, spend with the desi HNI

Aarati Krishnan

Staying ahead HNIs were quick to up their spending ahead of the elections Rehan Qureshi/shutterstock.com He lives in a marble-and-gilt encrusted bungalow in a major metropolis. He whizzes around in a B... »
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Glenmark Pharma moves higher on new molecule for cancer

Nalinakanthi V, BL Research Bureau

The stock of drug maker Glenmark Pharma hit a new high of ₹749 on Wednesday after the company an... »

Banking

RBI Act needs to be amended to appoint COO: FinMin

Beena Parmar

The Reserve Bank of India Act needs to be amended to bring in the post of a Chief Operating Offi... »

Companies

Mahindra Reva launches Premium variant of e2o ‘smart car’

Our Bureau

Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt Ltd, part of the $16.5 billion Mahindra Group, on Wedne... »

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Leadership

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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Cueist Joshi defeats Shandilya in thrilling decider

PTI

Devendra Joshi overcame Ashok Shandilya in a pulsating decider to lead Race for Gold to a thrill... »
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2G money laundering case: Court gives bail to Raja, Kanimozhi, Dayalu Ammal

PTI

DMK supremo M Karunanidhi’s wife Dayalu Ammal, with DMK MP, Kanimozhi. Former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and seven others, chargesheeted by the Enforcem... »
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Companies

Senco to invest ₹350 cr on expansion

Jayanta Mallick

Suvankar Sen, Executive Director, Senco Gold. - ASHOKE CHAKRABARTY Senco Gold, a ₹1,200-crore private jewellery retail chain, plans to spend around ₹350 cro... »

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This social bot may watch over your home someday

Abhishek Law

Hi-tech protection (right to left) Debraj Dutta, Tapas Bose,
Siddhantha Krishnan, Rajarshi Motilal and Avinaba Majumder, all
Edifixio employees, are the brains behind Bot-So, a homesurveillance
robot. ASHOKE CHAKRABARTY Want to check if your belongings are secure when you’re away from home? When it is fully... »

Banking

There’s scope for housing prices to come down: SS Mundra

Our Bureau

SS Mundra, RBI Deputy Governor Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor SS Mundra on Wednesday said there is enough scope for h... »

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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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