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Reserve Bank comes down hard on evasive borrowers

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Borrowers unwilling to repay bank loans despite the ability to do so run the risk of being cl... »

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G NAGA SRIDHAR

If you have any ₹500 or ₹1,000 notes issued before 2005, you better exchange them for newer... »

Ajay Singh seeks more time to secure funds for SpiceJet

Ajay Singh

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Ex-promoter Ajay Singh, who is currently looking at investing in SpiceJet, has sought som... »

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Rajesh Kurup

It’s just not actors who have to be comfortable in front of the camera these days. Em... »
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The stock of Videocon Industries surged 4 per cent accompanied by extraordinary volumes b... »  

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What fiscal failure is all about

Lumber along With a burden of one's own making - Shanker Chakravarty While struggling to meet self-imposed fiscal deficit targets, the government has been unable to arrest slippages on the tax front »
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Home run for Havana

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The US realises the folly of its Cuban ways »

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Beyond Mr Modi

We need many people to work in tandem to make progress. This is something the Centre must be mindful of »

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RASHEEDA BHAGAT

Come and see the blood in the streets

Unlearned lessons Making children pay for mindless terror games Reuters It’s time Pakistan understood that terrorists are not freedom fighters. How many more lives will it take? »

Lima wasn’t all hot air

The final frontier Before the climate changes altogether

NR Krishnan

The recently concluded climate meet holds out hope for a compromise between the rich and poor countries »

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Vistara may bring in wide-body planes if the 5/20 rule goes, says CEO

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This will allow the airline to fly non-stop to international destinations »

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All you wanted to know about: The Russsian crisis

K VENKATASUBRAMANIAN

There never is a time when some part of the world isn’t in financial crisis. The latest to get in... »

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E-commerce forcing retail outlets to shut standalone outlets

Bindu D Menon

Paradigm shift : Higher footfall in malls and resultant conversion rates are also the reason why companies are opting to move into malls. Faced with onslaught from ecommerce players, several retail chains are in the pr... »

International

ABB CEO rules out major acquisitions

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Swiss engineering group ABB is not planning any big acquisitions at the moment, its chief execut... »
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Disruptive fog in north India; south may spin off Tamil Nadu coast

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Thick blanket of fog engulfed most parts of Northen India resulting in delays and cancellation of flights and trains. Photo: V Sudershan In the first such reported incident of the season, dense fog disrupted surface and air traffic t... »  
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Vistara is our New Year gift to India, says CEO

Ashwini Phadnis

Phee Teik Yeoh, Chief Executive Officer, Vistara. We are going to redefine the experience on the ground and in the air. It involves the entire journey: Phee Teik Yeoh »
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Govt looking at ordinance route for bringing changes to Land Act

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Move to make the Act more industry-friendly »

Mobiles & Tablets

Motorola launches 32GB Moto X (2nd Gen) for Rs 32,999

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Devices maker Motorola Mobility has launched the 32GB variant of the second generation of its Mo... »

Economy

Panel moots coal linkages for power plants going on stream by March

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The Group, set up by the Government on June 25, has suggested that opening up of the coal sector may be necessary for enhancing the domestic production. The Advisory Group for Integrated Development of Power, Coal and Renewable Energy headed by the... »

Banking

Allowing regional rural banks to tap markets will strengthen them, says Canara Bank ED

Vishwanath Kulkarni

PS RAWAT, Executive Director, Canara Bank So far we have opened 50 lakh accounts under Jan Dhan scheme: PS Rawat »
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Janata Parivar: one in protest, but no talk of merger

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Political bonhomie Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav, RJD leader Lalu Prasad and JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav at a rally in New Delhi on Monday MEETA AHLAWAT In an effort to claim the opposition space from the Congress, the ‘Janata Parivar’ held i... »
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At WTO, India wants clarity on agricultural issues first

Amiti Sen

Opposes simultaneous work on fisheries subsidies and anti-dumping »
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Companies

Nissan to launch Datsun Go+ in Jan

Alka Kshirsagar

The Datsun GO+ Nine-odd months after Nissan India resurrected the Datsun brand and launched the Datsun Go hatch... »

Politics

Janata Parivar: one in protest, but no talk of merger

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Political bonhomie Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav, RJD leader Lalu Prasad and JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav at a rally in New Delhi on Monday MEETA AHLAWAT In an effort to claim the opposition space from the Congress, the ‘Janata Parivar’ held i... »

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Speed up Saradha scam probe, Left tells Modi

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Meeting Modi CPI(M) leaders Biman Bose and Sitaram Yechury arrive to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Monday to discuss the Saradha scam probe PTI Amid allegations by the Trinamool Congress that the Left front in West Bengal is covertly... »

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