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TN to spend Rs 5,284 cr for setting up 60 sub-stations, power transmission corridor

Jayalalithaa proposes modernisation and upgradation of existing power stations
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, J Jayalalithaa, today made a series of announcements covering Energy,... »

New Army chief warns Pakistan on beheading-like incident

On his first day in office, Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag today warned Pakistan that India’s... »

‘Mutually acceptable’ solution to UPSC exam issue soon: Naidu

UPSC aspirants taken out a rally in Chennai, asking that all State languages be used in UPSC question papers. M Prabhu
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Bangalore bandh to protest against sexual offences evokes mixed response

Busy K G Road wears a deserted look due to the bandh called by various organisations against increasing sexual attacks on women, in Bangalore on Thursday. Photo: K . Bhagya Prakash
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Monsoon reserves virulent best for west Maharashtra

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Death toll in Pune landslide rises to 28; rescue operations on

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Same individual can hold Chairman and MD posts in certain large public companies

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MIS for Integrated Skills Development Scheme launched

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Today

news

Narendra Modi to visit Kathmandu on August 3 3 hr. 40 min. ago

High Court refuses to stay order fixing prices of over 100 drugs 8 hr. 15 min. ago

New Army chief warns Pakistan on beheading-like incident 10 hr. 16 min. ago

Five labourers killed in Raipur factory blast 11 hr. 7 min. ago

Govt urged to support solar power gear makers 21 hr. 49 min. ago

Sushma takes up Immigration Bill issue with Kerry 22 hr. 7 min. ago

BusinessLine photographer roughed up 22 hr. 25 min. ago

International

Judge rejects Microsoft’s defense of overseas data 9 hr. 34 min. ago

‘Obama recognises the importance of strong India-US ties’ 9 hr. 37 min. ago

France’s Iliad bids $15 bn for T-Mobile USA 11 hr. 6 min. ago

UN, US announce 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza 11 hr. 23 min. ago

Facebook introduces free internet in Zambia 12 hr. 49 min. ago

National

Andhra Pradesh announces IT policy 29 min. ago

No power cuts, no labour laws for IT firms in AP 1 hr. 36 min. ago

TS Govt to hold household survey on Aug 19 2 hr. 7 min. ago

Bengal cultivates onion to meet growing demand: Mamata 3 hr. 1 min. ago

Jethabhai Patel elected new chairman of GCMMF 4 hr. 25 min. ago

Telangana Govt to buy land for distribution to dalits 5 hr. 45 min. ago

Indian Chamber pitches for infra development projects for Coimbatore 6 hr.

Karnataka Govt launches ‘e-Spandana’ 6 hr. 33 min. ago

Telangana refuses to reimburse professional college fee for AP students 7 hr. 11 min. ago

Heavy rains lash North Kerala 8 hr. 59 min. ago

Gujarat tops in e-transactions: Report 9 hr. 54 min. ago

Telangana intensive household survey to be completed by Saturday 9 hr. 58 min. ago

Revision of labour laws to attract investments, create jobs: BCIC 22 hr. 20 min. ago

Assocham award for Kirloskar 22 hr. 23 min. ago

IMF-IIMB conference on housing in December 22 hr. 25 min. ago

KCR nod for 1000 MW from Chhattisgarh 22 hr. 31 min. ago

Kerala CM to flag off Silk Mark Expo 22 hr. 33 min. ago

IRCTC launches packages to Kerala, Goa 22 hr. 38 min. ago

KERC seeks stakeholders’ views on fuel pricing for biomass-based plants 22 hr. 40 min. ago

KIOCL employees meet Railway Minister 22 hr. 43 min. ago

Maharashtra political equations changing ahead of Assembly polls 23 hr. 5 min. ago

Politics

Amit Shah meets party MPs 22 hr. 22 min. ago

I will write my own book: Sonia Gandhi 22 hr. 24 min. ago

Deputy National Security Advisor quits 22 hr. 30 min. ago

Opposition wants fresh scrutiny of Insurance Bill 22 hr. 34 min. ago

markets

Sahara gets 10 days to negotiate sale of property 5 hr. 38 min. ago

The Nifty Call 7 hr. 58 min. ago

Jay Hind Investments hikes stake in Force Motors 11 hr. 14 min. ago

Sensex tanks 414 points on heavy capital outflows, weak global cues 12 hr. 5 min. ago

MCX-SX currency segment faces exodus 22 hr. 22 min. ago

SEBI suspends Pancard Clubs’ time share scheme 22 hr. 26 min. ago

Podcast: Thomas Cook (Tam) by Srirengarajan Ayyasamy 23 hr. 9 min. ago

Stocks

Bharti Airtel spurts 3.3% on NSE 9 hr. 25 min. ago

Maruti Suzuki zips up 3.5% on BSE 9 hr. 46 min. ago

Company news 23 hr. 14 min. ago

Broker's call - Dr Reddy’s Labs: Buy 23 hr. 18 min. ago

Eyes on United Spirits’ financial performance 23 hr. 21 min. ago

Forex

Forex reserves up $2.71 bn to $320.56 bn 3 hr. 11 min. ago

Veracity Technical Report for August 1 8 hr. 10 min. ago

Veracity Currency Daily Report for August 1 8 hr. 13 min. ago

Rupee plunges below the 61/dollar mark 11 hr. 41 min. ago

Commodities

60% turmeric offerings unsold in Erode markets 1 hr. 5 min. ago

Copra shortage keeps coconut oil on the boil 1 hr. 10 min. ago

Cotton unchanged on sluggish demand 1 hr. 11 min. ago

Pepper rules steady 1 hr. 12 min. ago

Crude oil futures fall to Rs 5,991 per barrel 9 hr. 45 min. ago

Silver rates 9 hr. 50 min. ago

Gold rates 9 hr. 54 min. ago

Weak cues drag edible oils 22 hr. 36 min. ago

Sell gold if it rises to $1,297-1,300/oz 22 hr. 40 min. ago

A way to cut FCI storage costs 23 hr. 4 min. ago

MCX-crude oil will test support before rallying 23 hr. 8 min. ago

Sugar may turn sweeter on festival demand 23 hr. 10 min. ago

Mustard oil gain as inflow drops 23 hr. 11 min. ago

Turmeric loses sheen for want of demand 23 hr. 21 min. ago

Volume declines at Coonoor tea auction 23 hr. 24 min. ago

Today's Pick

Thomas Cook (₹124.1) 22 hr. 30 min. ago

companies

Nissan India July sales jump over 2 fold to 2,913 units 1 hr. 39 min. ago

Xpro India commissions new unit 2 hr. 27 min. ago

Neuland Labs Q1 net down 3 hr. 2 min. ago

Astra Microwave to set up R&D centre in Bangalore 3 hr. 7 min. ago

Tata Motors’ total sales slump 23% in July 3 hr. 28 min. ago

Mondelez appoints Chandramouli Venkatesan as MD of India operations 4 hr. 25 min. ago

Mahindra Tractors sales in July down 8% at 16,379 units 4 hr. 39 min. ago

DD Misra to be ONGC's Director (HR) 4 hr. 41 min. ago

D N Rao assumes charge as RINL Director (Operations) 4 hr. 50 min. ago

Cummins India Q1 net jumps 27.7% 4 hr. 55 min. ago

Honda Cars India July sales up 40% at 15,709 4 hr. 59 min. ago

Value-added products lift JSW Steel Q1 net to Rs 656 cr 5 hr. 11 min. ago

M&M posts marginal fall in July sales 5 hr. 15 min. ago

Berger Paints' Q1 net up 14% at Rs 62.5 cr 5 hr. 27 min. ago

Tisva opens eighth store in Hyderabad 5 hr. 39 min. ago

Yamaha Motor India Sales posts 36% sales growth 5 hr. 47 min. ago

Prestige Estates' Q1 profits jump 20% 6 hr. 2 min. ago

Jay Shree Tea to reduce debt by Rs 30-40 cr this fiscal 6 hr. 36 min. ago

Toyota Kirloskar July sales drop 4% to 13,847 units 6 hr. 43 min. ago

Hyundai sales down marginally in July 8 hr. 8 min. ago

Vishnu Agrawal gets additional charge as MRPL MD 10 hr.

Hatchbacks lift Maruti sales 20% in July 10 hr. 52 min. ago

Atul Auto sales jump 17.7% in July 11 hr. 20 min. ago

Hyundai to launch 'The Elite i20' in India on Aug 11 11 hr. 29 min. ago

How auto makers are using data analytics to sell more 21 hr. 39 min. ago

Torrent Pharma Q1 profit surges 22 hr. 6 min. ago

‘We want to go rural in a big way’ 22 hr. 8 min. ago

Mahindra Lifespace profit up 8-fold 22 hr. 8 min. ago

ITC to invest ₹3,500 cr in Bengal 22 hr. 10 min. ago

Aircel case: Maxis counters Siva, says Board had approved sale 22 hr. 12 min. ago

USFDA product-related review: Zydus says no business impact 22 hr. 12 min. ago

This is the right time to unlock value, says Gulf Oil 22 hr. 15 min. ago

Hyatt’s 50% discount on room rates may trigger price war 22 hr. 16 min. ago

First Solar to facilitate funding for micro-grid projects 22 hr. 16 min. ago

Maruti: On top gear 22 hr. 21 min. ago

I-T case: Vijay Mallya appears in special court, gets bail 22 hr. 28 min. ago

ASM Tech profit up 11.4% 22 hr. 35 min. ago

Cura acquires DE Healthcare 22 hr. 39 min. ago

GE, EMD shortlisted for diesel loco factory in Bihar 22 hr. 40 min. ago

Inox plans to add 156 screens 22 hr. 43 min. ago

Tata Power open to acquisitions in renewable energy sector 23 hr. 6 min. ago

Wild Stone plans to enter gas-less deos 23 hr. 26 min. ago

economy

CITU flays Centre for ‘unilateral’ amendments in labour laws 40 min. ago

Forex kitty up $2.71 b to $320.56 b; nears all-time high level 2 hr. 27 min. ago

K V Chowdary is CBDT new chairman 5 hr. 21 min. ago

Workshop on ‘solar best practices’ 8 hr. 33 min. ago

Podcast: Drug pricing and generic vs branded drugs 8 hr. 38 min. ago

HSBC India manufacturing index jumps to 17-month high in July on new orders 9 hr. 16 min. ago

WTO DG asks members to come back to negotiating table in Sept 13 hr. 12 min. ago

Fiscal deficit zooms to 56% of Budget target in April-June 21 hr. 52 min. ago

Textiles Minister wants PM to link the sector to rural job guarantee scheme 21 hr. 55 min. ago

Core sector industries’ output up 7.3% in June 21 hr. 57 min. ago

WTO deadline passes, but no change in India’s stance 22 hr. 1 min. ago

Real estate will remain insulated from effects of a poor monsoon 23 hr. 41 min. ago

opinion

BL two-way crossword 137

The end of US supremacy 30 min. ago

Negotiate, or face the consequences 32 min. ago

The paradox that is Indian healthcare 23 hr. 39 min. ago

Rising RBI investments in US Govt. bonds 23 hr. 44 min. ago

Out with it 23 hr. 50 min. ago

The compact kingdom

Editorial

Counterproductive rigidity 38 min. ago

Aarati Krishnan

Regulating for the minority 25 min. ago

Letters

All that glitters 36 min. ago

BL Ink

War & peace 7 hr. 20 min. ago

Cover

Coming up for Motihari 6 hr. 59 min. ago

Hang

Cornerstone 6 hr. 47 min. ago

Quiz on railways 6 hr. 50 min. ago

Know

Not on track 8 hr. 24 min. ago

No right to remain silent 8 hr. 41 min. ago

Meet

The first couple 7 hr. 41 min. ago

Play

Sonagachi’s soccer champs 4 hr. 33 min. ago

Read

Soap opera meets Naxalism 7 hr. 23 min. ago

Living is so dear 7 hr. 29 min. ago

Takeaway

Continental shift 5 hr. 19 min. ago

Pulled pork phulka taco, anyone? 5 hr. 28 min. ago

At the edge of the world 5 hr. 55 min. ago

Talk

Luck is all around 7 hr. 22 min. ago

THE INVESTIGATOR 8 hr.

Watch

Songs of work 5 hr. 33 min. ago

Filmy, foreign affairs 5 hr. 42 min. ago

In sharp focus 5 hr. 55 min. ago

Molesters or heroes? 7 hr. 9 min. ago

Work

Bicycle bells and whistles 5 hr. 45 min. ago

Beyond Stocks

Key ratios related to cash flow statement 6 hr. 16 min. ago

Tech

Firstsource Q1 net jumps 30% 6 hr. 36 min. ago

Aircel’s plan for the visually impaired 22 hr. 12 min. ago

‘Global tech firms keen to invest in India’ 22 hr. 14 min. ago

HCL leads Infosys and Wipro, but lags TCS 22 hr. 24 min. ago

Tech Mahindra profit dips 8.1% as rupee rises 23 hr. 2 min. ago

Focus on IT infra services has worked well for us: HCL chief Anant Gupta 23 hr. 49 min. ago

News

Data anaytics start-up Abzooba plans to raise headcount to 500 3 hr. 47 min. ago

Mahalingam Balaji is IDC India Research Director 4 hr. 50 min. ago

Flytxt platform ‘live’ in Africa telecom markets 22 hr. 13 min. ago

Auto Focus

Fiat gets its India house in order, ready for takeoff 8 hr. 24 min. ago

When a beast comes of age 22 hr. 50 min. ago

Power and responsibility in one snazzy package 22 hr. 53 min. ago

Fuel price hike will be acid test for Indonesia 22 hr. 56 min. ago

Harvesting agri waste – the Ford way 22 hr. 59 min. ago

Bijoy Bharathan

Wait, there’s more to come, it ain’t over till it’s over 4 hr. 11 min. ago

industry-and-economy

‘We plan to redevelop Government presses, build de-addiction centres in Punjab’ 22 hr. 18 min. ago

Agri-biz

Subdued demand for pulses and pulse seeds 14 min. ago

Sugar turns sour on absence of bulk buying 20 min. ago

Edible oils rebound on weak rupee 24 min. ago

Mixed trend in rubber 36 min. ago

Late monsoon rains: Gujarat recovers on sowing backlog 2 hr. 48 min. ago

Gujarat shudders at monsoon fury as Bay threatens to erupt again 5 hr. 13 min. ago

Sugarcane breeding institute bags award 7 hr. 5 min. ago

NECC wants anti-dumping duty on American chicken legs 7 hr. 49 min. ago

Technology to increase mango shelf-life 21 hr. 43 min. ago

What farmers are looking for on Kisan TV 22 hr. 1 min. ago

Dairy sector opposes free market access to New Zealand products 22 hr. 4 min. ago

Rain deficit down to 23% as monsoon batters west Maharashtra 22 hr. 7 min. ago

Banking

SBH unveils salary accounts campaign 2 hr. 14 min. ago

RBI cautions public on fake calls, e-mails and sms asking for personal info 3 hr. 7 min. ago

KVB posts marginal rise in Q1 net profit 6 hr. 41 min. ago

Union Bank Q1 net profit up 19% at Rs 664 cr 7 hr. 22 min. ago

SBI Caps to prepare report on recapitalisation, merger of banks 21 hr. 26 min. ago

New India Assurance profit up 19% 21 hr. 33 min. ago

Reins in restructured loans 21 hr. 49 min. ago

Govt’s Financial Inclusion Mission to cover every household in all areas 21 hr. 59 min. ago

Logistics

Telangana Govt committed to L&T Hyd Metro project 10 hr. 3 min. ago

Travel

Pune hosts India Travel Awards (West) 7 hr. 39 min. ago

Education

CAT’s out of the bag; test centres up to 99 cities from 44 1 hr. 49 min. ago

Real Estate

Realty firms’ prospects to improve 23 hr. 31 min. ago

HDFC Property Fund to invest ₹700 cr in four residential projects 23 hr. 36 min. ago

Portfolio

THE BIG STORY

Return of the ULIP

Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, ULIPs are all fired up after the recent market rally. But do check the long-term track record too before rushing to buy them
After a barrage of bad news over the years, investors in Unit-Linked Insurance Plans (UL... »

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