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Healthcare costs are rising and so are health risks. Have you protected yourself with the right kind of insurance policy? »

Hard bidding expected for coal mines owned earlier by Jindal Power, GVK, Hindalco

Debabrata Das/Richa Mishra

Financial bids to open on Feb 15 »

Tepid show by biggies drags India Inc in Q3

Nalinakanthi V

Initial numbers show stagnating revenues & dipping profits despite cheaper raw materials »

Awaiting Budget cues, RBI may hold rates for now

Our Bureau

The Reserve Bank of India will most likely wait for the Union Budget before making furthe... »

Franklin Feeder US Opportunities Fund: a good bet on Uncle Sam

Aarati Krishnan

Fund offers a good route to buy attractively valued growth stocks in the US »

Modi to visit China in May: Sushma Swaraj

A file photo of Chinese President Xi Jinping with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ahmadabad.

PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit China in May this year, External Affairs Minister Sushma... »

ATF price cut by 11.3%, to cost less than diesel

The price of jet fuel, in Delhi was cut by Rs 5,909.9 per kilolitre, or 11.27 per cent, to Rs 46,513.02 per kl, by oil companies on Sunday.

PTI

Jet fuel (ATF) price was today cut by a steep 11.3 per cent and now costs less than diesel. ... »

Index Outlook: RBI to dictate market’s movement

Lokeshwarri SK

The Indian stock markets have begun the year on a high note with the Sensex and the Nifty gainin... »

Opinion

Columns

On the high seas with America

Chai pe charcha Benefits of a strong partnership PTI

MJ Vinod

India can partner the US in containing Chinese maritime influence, and in the war against terror »
BOOK REVIEW

Making too much of financial risk?

Book: Financial and Fiscal Policies, Crisis and New Realities Authors: YV Reddy,
Narayan Valluri and Partha Ray Publisher: Oxford University Press Price: Rs 995

Bibek Debroy

A new book discusses issues arising out of the 2008 meltdown but leaves some important questions unanswered »

Editorial

Distorting the economy

The government should not use its regulatory muscle to try and choke the e-commerce sector »

Opinion

Russia — the Bric that came apart

Richa Sekhani / Geethanjali Nataraj

Its financial and economic crisis may impact India and China, even as Brazil remains in low growth mode »

Chipping away

MN Vidyashankar

On the cusp of an electronics revolution »

Banking

GIC Re plans to raise ₹750 cr via bonds for nuclear insurance pool

Deepa Nair

According to theNuclear Liability Act, the pool’s capacity has to be around Rs 1,500 crore as the liability per incident is capped at the amount Follow up of breakthrough made by India and the US in the civil nuclear deal »

Funds

Franklin Build India: Invest

Bhavana Acharya

The fund invests across the ‘building blocks’ of the economy which gives it an edge over other infrastructure funds »

Firm Calls

WPIL: Buy

Nalinakanthi V

This company should continue to make big strides in India and abroad »

Sports

Paes-Hingis clinch Australian Open mixed-doubles crown

PTI

Martina Hingis of Switzerland and Leander Paes of India pose with their trophy after defeating Kristina Mladenovic of France and Daniel Nestor of Canada to win their mixed doubles final match at the Australian Open 2015 tennis tournament in Melbourne on Sunday. Indian veteran Leander Paes and Swiss ace Martina Hingis turned back the clock to post a sensati... »
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Banking

‘Family pension takes nearly 6 months to reach beneficiary’

Our Bureau

According to norms the pension should be disbursed the day after the death is reported »
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News

`Voice calls on apps open new revenue stream for mobile cos’

PTI

Kavin Mittal With mobile operators getting wary about messaging apps eating into their voice call earnings, H... »
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Banking

‘Family pension takes nearly 6 months to reach beneficiary’

Our Bureau

According to norms the pension should be disbursed the day after the death is reported »

Companies

Indulge to strengthen presence in country

Meenakshi Verma Ambwani

Beverage start-up set to expand offerings of tea, coffee capsules »

Banking

For some, small & payments banks are no big deal

SATYANARAYAN IYER, BEENA PARMAR

Industry players say the business model is not viable »

News

Agni-5 successfully test-fired

PTI

Agni-5, the country’s longest range surface-to-surface Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), being successfully launched from Wheeler Island in Balasore, Odisha, on Saturday. - PTI India today successfully test-fired its indigenously developed, intercontinental surface-to-surf... »
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News

We know we have to deliver fast: Sushma Swaraj

PTI

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj with Wang Yi, Foreign Minister of People's Republic of China in Beijing on Sunday. The BJP government is well aware that it has to deliver results quickly to keep up the hopes of... »
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International

Delhi to ask Washington to remove ‘wrongful’ duties on several items

Amiti Sen

Following the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) ruling against penal duties imposed by the US... »
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Companies

Centre to pump in Rs 1.5 lakh cr in 4 new steel plants

PTI

Union Steel and Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar The Centre today said it will pump Rs 1,50,000 crore for building four new steel plants of 20—24... »

News

We know we have to deliver fast: Sushma Swaraj

PTI

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj with Wang Yi, Foreign Minister of People's Republic of China in Beijing on Sunday. The BJP government is well aware that it has to deliver results quickly to keep up the hopes of... »

National

Ganga pollution: Closure process starts for 98 tanneries

PTI

Cracking down on polluting tanneries, Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board today initiated the... »

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Cover

Freedom, interrupted

sibi arasu

The Supreme Court order has brought ray of hope for the undertrials who are languishing in jails for years. Undertrials — accounting for nearly 70 per cent of our prison population — often suffer a fate worse than those convicted. Now, they wait for a recent Supreme Court order directing the release of those who have served half their likely sentence to be implemented »
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