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Updated: Oct 25, 2014 02:51 PM
Reaching out to the media, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today lauded its role in spreading awareness about his pet ‘Clean India’ campaign, saying it has helped remove the perception that the Government is responsible for everything. At his f
Updated: Oct 25, 2014 07:27 PM
Defence projects worth a whopping Rs 80,000 crore were today cleared by the government which decided that six submarines will be made indigenously and over 8,000 Israeli anti-tank guided missiles and 12 upgraded Dornier surveillance aircraft will be purch
Updated: Oct 25, 2014 10:12 PM
The indices have once again bounced higher from key supports, indicating strength India equity markets celebrated Diwali in style, with the Nifty regaining the 8,000 mark and the Sensex moving above 26,800. Equity investors, across the globe, shook off
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Delhi Dynamos fired three stunning goals and scored another one from the penalty spot to outplay Chennaiyin FC 4-1 to record their first win in the Hero Indian Super League here today.Wim Raymaekers and Mads Junker scored in the second and 21st minutes be
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The Andhra Pradesh Government expects to develop the new capital city within five years spread over 30,000 acres, comprising of clusters.At a meeting with the members of the Capital Advisory Committee at Secretariat today, the Chief Minister N Chandra
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The Tamil Nadu Government has hiked procurement and sale price of Aavin milk by the dairy cooperative.According to an official press release, the price of a litre of toned milk available through the monthly milk card has been increased by ₹ 10. Consu
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As New York City reported its first Ebola case, US President Barack Obama today asked the Americans not to give into fear as the country is well equipped to deal with the deadly virus and is leading the global fight to stamp it out.“Here’s the
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Power has been restored to almost all the units in the Jawahar Pharma City at Parawada in Visakhapatnam district by Saturday and the units are making all preparations to resume production after the damage wrought by Hudhud cyclone. D
Markets
Oct 23, 2014 11:00 PM
Revival in corporate profits, RBI’s policy calls, crude prices hold key to performance Positive global cues and decreasing crude oil prices saw stock markets welcome Samvat 2071 (New Year) with the Sensex and the Nifty closing in the green. The
Oct 22, 2014 09:40 AM
The rupee was trading strong at 61.25 against the dollar at 3.55 p.m. local time on good bouts of dollar selling by banks and exporters as well as rallying equities. The domestic unit resumed higher at 61.15 per dollar against yesterday’s close of
Oct 23, 2014 08:35 PM
Stop-loss: $1,220; target: $1,265 Comex gold futures ended lower on Thursday, as better-than-expected euro zone business activity data lifted stock markets from early lows, while the dollar index held near its highest in a week and demand for the physic
Oct 24, 2014 09:23 PM
Expect shipments to pick up with arrivals of new crop Coffee exporters are unperturbed over the weak economic conditions in the Eurozone, mainly in Germany – one of their biggest market. Exporters feel that the current economic condition is unlikel
Companies
Oct 25, 2014 03:40 PM
Production at Neyveli Lignite Corporation in Tamil Nadu is expected to improve significantly in the coming days as contract labourers who were on strike for the last 52 days have joined duty, official sources said. Due to the strike as well as rains, pr
Oct 24, 2014 10:10 PM
Ministry for Heavy Industries issues new CSR guidelines The Central Public Sector Enterprises as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) will have to give priority to safe drinking water for all, provision of toilets particularly for girls, h
Oct 24, 2014 10:08 PM
Fridges, wine-coolers, dish-washers and microwaves planned With more consumers willing to spend big bucks on modular kitchens, Whirlpool India is focusing on growing its built-in appliances range, which includes refrigerators and wine coolers, microwave
Economy
Oct 24, 2014 10:54 PM
A 50-member Vietnamese business delegation will accompany Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung during his two-day state visit here which begins on Monday.Speaking to newspersons on the Vietnamese Prime Minister’s visit, Sanjay Bhattacharyya, Joint Secretar
Oct 24, 2014 10:27 PM
A section of the Coal Ministry appears to be batting for some of the 74 cancelled blocks to be parcelled out to government firms Three days after the Centre passed the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Ordinance, 2014, a section in the Coal Ministry appear
Oct 24, 2014 06:13 PM
India Inc today welcomed the country’s participation in the newly—established Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) saying it will help to leverage badly needed funds for infrastructure development.The moot point is that large economy lik
Editorial
Oct 24, 2014 08:42 PM
Skills training must encompass those rendered jobless The Centre’s labour reforms push is laudable, but seems to have overlooked an important issue: the need to create a better safety net while removing fetters on the movement of labour and capital
Features
Oct 24, 2014 01:49 PM
Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson has reported a 56 per cent growth in revenues from India, making it the highest growing region for the company worldwide. Sales in India grew to 2 billion (SEK) Swedish Kronor or Rs 1,685 crore in the third quarter
Oct 24, 2014 03:47 PM
From Patna to Poughkeepsie — the map of my belonging belongs to family rather than place “I was relieved then, at the appearance shortly afterward of Poughkeepsie. I’d visited the town, with its merry name that sounds like a cry in a c
Oct 24, 2014 03:43 PM
Only recently did I see a film that brings the terrible pathology of war home to us through eyes that I have never before considered — those of an animal This year marks 100 years since World War I began. There have been several great films made a
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