By 2034, India can become $10-trillion economy: PwC

Report says a concerted effort from the corporate India will play a key role in the country's growth

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Nifty ends above 8,500 first time ever; Infosys leads


IT, banks and metal scrips among the top gainers for the day

6 MONTHS OF MODI GOVT »

A day in the life of Modi: News to bed and news to rise


A quick scan of the newspapers, and a glance at news clippings starts PM Narendra Modi's day; he surfs news channels while having dinner

COMPANIES »

Has Ratan Tata chosen wisely?


He's put his own money into 3 high-growth online retail firms, which are yet to make a profit. Rash or far-seeing?

AROUND THE WORLD »

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel to resign


Removal of Hagel is the first cabinet-level casualty of the collapse of Obama's Democratic majority in the Senate

ECONOMY »

Find more ways to bring back black money: PMO to tax dept


The revenue department replied that tax treaties or double taxation avoidance agreements are the only way to get banking information

CURRENT AFFAIRS »

Veteran Congress leader Murli Deora dies at 77


Deora is survived by his wife and two sons, including former MP Milind Deora

THE STRATEGIST »

The right fit


Corporations look at recruitment partners to come up with innovative ways to search, source, screen and hire employees

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Defence (procurement)
minister

Ajai Shukla

An ill-informed public narrative centres on expensive weapons platforms instead of the little things that would improve capability

The insidious insider
Shailesh Dobhal

Wayward employee behaviour at Uber and Infosys highlights the risk to corporate reputations

Silicon Valley workers
weigh in on Obama's
immigration order

Vindu Goel

The US president's visa proposals for highly skilled workers would add about 147,000 people to the US workforce by 2024. That's too little, too ...

Breaking through the
climate chakravyuh

Arunabha Ghosh

On November 12, China and the United States issued a joint statement: the United States would seek to reduce carbon emissions by 26-28 per cent ...

BLOGS


Why Sonia Gandhi is not a 'relative' of Nehru and Robert Vadra

Indian law makes it clear that Sonia and Rahul are not related to Robert Vadra, nor is Sonia a relative of Pandit Nehru

Two tennis shows, two different responses

While IPTL ticket sales have witnessed keen interest, CTL stands are almost vacant

EDITORIAL COMMENTS

Against insider trading

Sebi reforms should strengthen corporate governance

Another step forward

Barack Obama's Republic Day trip will be significant

Financial X-ray

Private sector banks in a sweet spot, stocks up 25% in six months

Analysts expect 20% annual EPS growth by FY20

Adani Power: Risk-reward remains unfavourable

Despite recent buys, concern on power rates, demand continues

BOOK REVIEWS

The Baniya karma

Nikhil Inamdar’s book offers a good insight into the ways of this remarkable Baniya community

Playing It My Way: No big sixes here

Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography, quite unlike his batting, progresses too softly and serenely to be entertaining

Una Galani

Hard to copy
Una Galani


Indian bank M&A looks hard to copy

John Foley

The difficult age
John Foley


China monetary policy enters difficult adolescence

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PowerGrid shares slip after FII investment limit hits ceiling

The shares dropped 3% to close at Rs 142.15 on the BSE

Cipla: UK respiratory launch key near-term trigger

The portfolio holds significant promise and can add to the strong domestic performance

Now over the hill, a Future for Nilgiris

A feud-ridden tie with private equity firm, Actis, still holds clues for new owner Future Group


Rajesh Exports rallies on Rs 1,350 crore export order

The stock up 4% to Rs 169, extending its Friday's 4.5% rally on BSE.

Emami gears up for foods entry

Emami's entry into foods will pit it directly against Dabur, which has a similar health care-personal care-foods push, with an ayurvedic-herbal ...

United Spirits' private deals come into question

Investors, proxy firms point to terms of agreement; company says deals already in force, cancellation will hurt its interests


SBI takes lead in opening Jan Dhan Yojana accounts in Chhattisgarh

The state had set a target to open 2.5 million more bank accounts in the coming days under the scheme

ICICI Bank m-cap breaches Rs 2 lakh crore-mark

ICICI Bank is the country's ninth-largest listed entity and third-largest bank in terms of market value

Market rally sees 50% stocks double since August 2013

About 422 shares of 820 companies from the BSE-500, Mid-cap and Small-cap indices have rallied more than 100%.


Wipro promotes Padmanabhan as president

Move is possibly aimed at creating a second leadership rung within the company

Infosys shares rally after company fixes record date for bonus issue

Shares of Infosys gained 3%, or Rs 127.8 to Rs 4,274, a record high level

Infosys gains on fixing record date for bonus issue

The company said it has fixed record date as December 3, 2014 for the purpose of allotment of bonus shares/stock dividend.


PowerGrid shares slip after FII investment limit hits ceiling

The shares dropped 3% to close at Rs 142.15 on the BSE

Godrej Properties plans to double revenue from Gulf

International sales contribute about a quarter to Godrej Properties' overall sales

Adani Power: Risk-reward remains unfavourable

The Korba and Avantha deals are happening at a time when there's uncertainty on tariff structures and demand environment remains weak


CCI invites public views on proposed Holcim-Lafarge merger

Competition panel believes merger could have adverse impact on cement industry, gives 15 days for response

TNPL launches new paper brand 'GreenPal' targeting students

TNPL to use e-commerce to sell the product, which will be delivered at doorstep free of cost

Holcim, Lafarge say global merger won't adversely impact competition in India

In a filing to CCI, the cement majors said effective competition will continue to sustain


Mines should be allotted under 'govt dispensation' route: SAIL

The PSU is in the process of doubling its joint venture captive power generation capacity to around 2,500 Mw

Jindal Steel shelves $10 bn project after SC's coal verdict setback

Company's 1.5 billion tonne coalfield in Odisha was among 214 cancelled by the Supreme Court

Metal shares rally

Hindalco, Jindal Steel, Sesa Sterlite, Tata Steel, SAIL and JSW Steel are up 2-4% on the National Stock Exchange.


As packaged food companies crumble, Britannia holds ground

Earlier push on distribution, product mix and cost cutting has helped it weather the relative slowdown in the category far better than ...

Sugar stocks in demand

Shares of sugar manufactures are in demand after the govt promised subsidising the production of ethanol for blending with petrol.

Tata Coffee surges on stock split plan

The board will meet on November 25, 2014, to consider the proposal of stock split of the company's equity shares.


TV Today Network surges over 10% on huge volumes

At 1515 hours, a combined 3.88 million shares representing 6.51% of total equity of TV Today Network changed hands on NSE and BSE.

Today's picks- 20 November 2014

Nifty, Bank Nifty, HCL Tech, Zee Entertainment & Cairn

Shemaroo Entertainment hits new high since listing

The stock surged 20% to Rs 217, also its new high since listing in last month on NSE.


Essar Oil appoints Manesh Maheswari as CEO of E&P business

The company's exploration and production business mainly centres around its coal bed methane block at Raniganj in West Bengal

Manish Maheshwari new CEO of Essar oil's E&P business

With about 23 years' experience, he was till recently MD of Hindustan Oil Exploration Co

CAG not factoring project delays if decision is not taken: RIL

The company had stated the auditor was using hindsight to question project efficiencies and procurements made 8 years back


Now over the hill, a Future for Nilgiris

A feud-ridden tie with private equity firm, Actis, still holds clues for new owner Future Group

Karnataka's traditional retailers strike against e-tailers, OEMs

Over 2,500 shops remained shut in the state on Monday protesting against 'unfriendly policies' of e-commerce firms

MCX invites applications for post of MD

The position has been vacant since May, when Manoj Vaish quit the company


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Playing It My Way: No big sixes here

Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography, quite unlike his batting, progresses too softly and serenely to be entertaining

Kapil Sharma: Laughter factory

Kapil Sharma, the anchor of Comedy Nights with Kapil, is the hottest property on Indian television today

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Raaja Kanwar

Can Raaja Kanwar become the Infosys of logistics?

The second son of Onkar Singh Kanwar of Apollo Tyres has tied up with global logistics companies but is not enthusiastic about e-commerce

Is it safe to have that capsule?

The deaths at sterilisation camps in Chhattisgarh have turned the spotlight on the quality of medicine produced in India

Real Estate

Weak real estate sector hits ceramic industry hard

The ceramic industry in Morbi, as it faces a downturn in business because of weak demand from the real estate sector

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Now over the hill, a Future for Nilgiris

A feud-ridden tie with private equity firm, Actis, still holds clues for new owner Future Group

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Nielsen's brainwave for advertisers

Big brands are warming up to the idea of using Nielsen Neuro for sharp insights

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TISS to lead govt's skill training initiative

The framework for the TISS SVE was conceptualised in 2011, to spread skill development to every nook and corner of the country