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Workers installs LED bulbs for the 1st time in place of incandescent light bulbs at Parliament House ahead of the Independence Day celebrations in New Delhi.

Consumers paying Rs 80-90 per LED bulb, not Rs 50 as claimed by PM

Rs 50 is ex-factory price, excluding excise, transportation and distribution costs

Related: LED bulbs can help save Rs 1.25 lakh cr in energy cost: PM

Govt distributes over 15 crore LED bulbs under DELP scheme

Gujarat emerges fastest distributor of LED bulbs under Ujala

LED bulbs light up EESL's prospects in the market

OPINION 

COLUMNISTS

The discipline of global rules

T N Ninan

We suffer from lack of accountability but new pressure points are being created by the fact of India becoming a more integrated part of the world economy and global systems.

In spite of being mediocre

Shekhar Gupta

India's bane is our easy embrace of mediocrity - from academia and science to business and military power. Sport is an apt metaphor

LUNCH WITH BS

Living fully, after a break

Over tomato soup and khichdi Irom Chanu Sharmila tells Geetanjali Krishna that she is no longer content with being a figurehead; she now wants to be in a position of power

MARKETS

PEOPLE

POLL

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PERSONAL FINANCE

A man looks at a screen across a road displaying the Sensex on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai

New highs in mid-caps worry analysts

Experts feel taking some profits off the table will be good for investors

Technology

Apple plans to integrate Touch ID into iPhone's screen

Apple plans to integrate Touch ID into iPhone's screen

This is to ensure the owner is actually using it; users will feel a slight vibration when the feature is activated

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