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SEBI to make it easier for start-ups to list

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SEBI Chairman UK Sinha The Securities and Exchange Board of India is likely to come out with special concession... »

Labour-intensive exports set to get a boost

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The Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) to be announced on April 1 will focus on boosting exports from... »

Piramal Fund to invest ₹1,200 cr in Omkar Group’s residential project

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Piramal Fund Management, the real estate investment arm of Ajay Piramal-led Piramal Enterpris... »

‘We did not think Wipro would get this big’

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RBI eases bad loans provisioning norms

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The Reserve Bank of India on Monday relaxed provisioning rules against bad loans by allowing ban... »




And now, buy breast milk online

The bliss of bonding The goodness of mother's milk can never be replaced Oris Arisara/ There are many takers for this in the West. But it’s a trend fraught with danger, not least for the babies »

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Fame and shame

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The dream sours

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There’s no comparison, statistically speaking

The big picture China overtook India in per capita GDP only in 1985, but the divergence from then has been dramatic India may soon overtake China in GDP growth rate, but China will continue to account for a greater share of global GDP »


Palm oil futures may test support levels, rise

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Bajaj Electricals (₹228.8)

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Prospects for gold futures bullish

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The outlook for the gold futures contract traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) is bul... »


Centre may tweak defence procurement policy

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Triggering change Amitabh Kant, Secretary, DIPP, along with Rana Kapoor, President, Assocham, at the industry body’s 10th Managing Committee meeting, in New Delhi, on Monday KAMAL NARANG Aims to boost FDI; offset policy has failed to deliver »
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India rejects BP's request to market jet fuel


BP Plc applied for a jet fuel marketing licence for the second time last year. File Photo India has rejected a request from BP Plc to be allowed to sell jet fuel to the booming aviation... »
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Rain to delay wheat harvest in North India

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The latest spell of unseasonal rains in North India is set to delay the harvest of wheat in t... »
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All you wanted to know about: Municipal Bonds


SEBI has come up with new norms on municipal bonds in India. The new rules would help local bodie... »

News expands into professional services with home marketplace

Reuters Inc is launching a home services marketplace that will connect customers with electri... »


China mulls harvesting solar power from space


Space-based solar power China plans to build a huge solar power station 36,000 kilometres above the ground in an attempt... »


Brand Saina arrives on the global marketing arena

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World leaders’ personal details leaked at G20


The G20 leaders depicted in this November 14, 2014 are (front row, L-R), U.S. President Barack Obama, Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister David Cameron, (back row, L-R), Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, South African President Jacob Zuma, China's President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Brisbane. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is among 31 world leaders whose personal details were inadvertently... »
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Gadkari slams Sonia over Land Bill

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Maritime Day Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari pinning a flag on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's lapel on the occasion of National Maritime Day, in New Delhi on Monday. PTI Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday pressed ahead with his attack on the Opposition over... »
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Google Glass could teach you to dance!


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Shipbuilding potential must be used under ‘Make in India’: PM


A delegation from the maritime sector led by Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari meeting the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on the National Maritime Day, in New Delhi on Monday. The Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, P. Radhakrishnan is also seen. India has great potential in the area of shipbuilding, and this must be pursued as part of the ’... »


Neem-coated urea mandatory for 75% of domestic production


Government has made it mandatory for domestic fertiliser firms to “neem coat” at least 75 per... »

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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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