250 Indians have admitted to overseas bank a/c: Jaitley

FM says disclosure of names, without following the proper procedures, would only benefit the account holders

MARKETS »

Market ends firm ahead of Nov F&O expiry


The Sensex ended up 48 points at 28,386 and the Nifty gained 13 points to close at 8,476

COMPANIES »

Beautiful time for India and China to do business, says Alibaba's Jack Ma


He said he is inspired by PM Modi and is keen to invest more in India

ECONOMY »

WTO postpones TFA, food security meet till tomorrow


Handful of countries wanted more time and sought a "more defined and direct" understanding of the Bali work programme

AROUND THE WORLD »

Samsung Electronics to buy back $2 bn in shares


Will buy back 1.65 million common shares and 250,000 preferred shares

SAARC SUMMIT »

Modi proposes SAARC travel card, special purpose facility


Speaks of his vision to create cross-border industrial corridors, common power grids, greater air, road and rail network within the region

FINANCE »

Large wilful defaulters are freeloaders, not industry captains: Rajan


RBI Governor raps large corporate defaulters but open to more flexibility in loan recast

CURRENT AFFAIRS »

Sunil Mittal, Ravi Ruia assail summoning order in spectrum


They are accused in a corruption case related to allocation of additional spectrum during the NDA regime in 2002

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Go easy, RBI
Andy Mukherjee

Cutting interest rates now would have few risks, and several benefits

Why CEOs are less
jubilant

A K Bhattacharya

Mr Modi should lose no time in responding to the challenges that the poll among chief executives has articulated

The making of Indian
cinema's ecosystem

Vanita Kohli-Khandekar

NFDC’s Film Bazaar not only offers young film-makers a platform, but also shows how to foster a creative industry

Slow train to Shanghai
William Pesek

Until Xi addresses China’s structural weaknesses, foreign investors will have good reason to steer clear of equities on offer in Shanghai

BLOGS


Has the PM oversold offshore black money?
Tarun Chaturvedi

If Modi fails to bring it back, he risks losing credibility

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

EDITORIAL COMMENTS

Double standards

Congress will not profit by running away from reform

Health for all

New health insurance push needs thought

Financial X-ray

Bharti Airtel: Lower debt, core operations focus positives

Spectrum auctions, improvement in African operations are key triggers for the stock

Hindalco: Novelis & increased production from new smelters may not sustain higher profitability

Coal issues to hurt earnings of new aluminium capacities

BOOK REVIEWS

Greed is great

'No matter how [the super-rich] made their money, they have created legacies that are often kinder to them than they deserve'

The Baniya karma

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

Robert Cyran

On the spectrum
Robert Cyran


US spectrum auction raises ghost of 3G sales past

Ethan Bilby

Performance lag
Ethan Bilby


Lenovo deals need cost control spark to compute

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Promoter group to infuse Rs 92 crore in Orchid Pharma

The fund infusion through preferential allotment is part of CDR package

Expert's report on ONGC-RIL gas theft dispute by June: Oil Minister

ONGC had in May filed a writ in Delhi HC alleging RIL extracted approx 18 bn cubic meters of gas from its field in KG basin

ONGC finalises price at $10.10-11.20 a unit for gas from marginal fields: Oil Minister

The price is based on Government of India's guidelines for pricing of the fuel from small and marginal fields dated July 8, 2013


Coming soon: Ban on sale of loose cigarettes

Following the announcement, stocks of cigarette makers fell on the BSE on Tuesday

Moderating growth, E&P losses dim Bajaj Electricals' prospects

The stock has been under pressure, recording sharp earnings downgrades in recent times

New tough policy spooks cigarette makers

Shares of ITC fell 5%, most in five months and contributed to most of the declines in the benchmark Sensex and the Nifty indices


Franchise India, Religare tie up for Rs 500 cr loan to small businesses

Facility to be launched on Dec 10, loan to be disbursed in two years

Nippon Life to buy another 9% in RCAM for Rs 657 cr

Deal values Anil Ambani firm at Rs 7,300 cr; Japanese firm to hike stake to 49% in phases

Moody's downgrades IOB's financial strength rating

Flags concern on falling asset quality, capital profile


FTIL gains on stake sale in MCX-SX

The stock up 5% to Rs 190 after FTIL announced the sale of its 5% stake in MCX-SX to Rakesh Jhunjhunwala , along with 12 others.

FTIL sells stake in MCX-SX

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala and 12 others buy stake

KPIT's bet on futuristic products paying off

The Pune-based developer of smart technology for cars hopes to touch revenue of $1 bn by 2017


MRF: Beats estimates on lower costs

Driven by a sharp drop in raw material costs, op profit margins jumped 452 bps year-on-year to 18.1% against analyst expectation of 16.8%

MRF Ltd net profit for the quarter up 72%

During the year ended September 30, 2014, it has posted a growth of 12 per cent in net profit

MRF gains on strong September quarter results

The stock moved higher by 4% to Rs 32,901 on NSE after reporting 72% yoy growth in standalone net profit at Rs 317 crore for the quarter ended ...


Puravankara enters Pune residential market through JV

The company will be entering Mumbai residential market through a JV route

Puravankara in JV to develop Pune land

Will develop 30 acres of land in Mundhwa in East Pune

PowerGrid extends losses

Shares of Power Grid Corporation fell another two per cent on Tuesday, ahead of the removal of the stock from MSCI index tracking emerging ...


V-Guard Industries hits record high

Post September quarter results, the stock rallied 25% as compared to 1.6% rise in the benchmark CNX Nifty.

GMR Infra emerges L1 bidder for Rs 5,000 crore Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor project

As part of Asset Light Asset Right strategy, GMR Group is not required to provide any equity for the project since it is to be implemented on ...

Crompton Greaves, Adani Power gain post Avantha's Kobra plant deal

Crompton Greaves was up 3.3% at Rs 202, while Adani Power up 2% at Rs 46.35 on National Stock Exchange.


JBF Industries hits 52-week high on heavy volumes

The stock rallied 16% to Rs 199 on back of over four-fold jump in trading volumes.

Camphor & Allied Products rallies on pact with US firm

The stock soared 14% to Rs 366 extending its previous day's nearly 4% gain on BSE.

40 years ago... and now: Birlas - A family that hit the headlines over a will

A contested will of a widow, a long-serving family confidant, the fierce litigious fight for little-known Birla Corp marked the first major ...


Anandiben Patel launches book on Tata Chemicals' 75-year journey

Urges company to spend a part of its CSR towards constructing toilets in Gujarat to make it free of open defecation

Godrej Tyson to expand activities in smaller towns

Firm aims to cover over 100 cities and corner 10% market share over next three years

Revival plan of Madras Fertilisers delayed as BRPSE lacks members

The company is one among the four public sector fertiliser companies reported sick


Today's picks- 25 November 2014

Nifty, Bank Nifty, Zee Entertainment, IDFC & DLF

TV Today extends rally on R K Damani stake buy

On November 24, Derive Investments bought 1.3 million shares of TV Today Network at Rs 196 on BSE.

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.


Expert's report on ONGC-RIL gas theft dispute by June: Oil Minister

ONGC had in May filed a writ in Delhi HC alleging RIL extracted approx 18 bn cubic meters of gas from its field in KG basin

ONGC finalises price at $10.10-11.20 a unit for gas from marginal fields: Oil Minister

The price is based on Government of India's guidelines for pricing of the fuel from small and marginal fields dated July 8, 2013

Stake sale overhang a good opportunity to buy Coal India, ONGC

The government is expected to sell 10% of its stake in Coal India and 5% in ONGC starting next month


Alibaba to invest more in India, help start-ups: Jack Ma

Alibaba, whose IPO is world's biggest at $25 bn, is already working with many businesses in India

Greenply Industries hits lower circuit as stock quotes ex-demerger

The equity shareholders of Greenply shall receive one equity share of Greenlam for every equity share held Greenply.

Dhamra Port to invest Rs 7,000 cr for expansion

Adani group had bought out L&T and Tata Steel's shares in the company in March 2014 at an enterprise value of Rs 5,500 cr


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Apple reaches $700-bn valuation

Confidence in Apple has been growing since the company unveiled larger-screened iPhones in Sep, followed by slimmer and faster iPads in Oct

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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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KPIT's bet on futuristic products paying off

The Pune-based developer of smart technology for cars hopes to touch revenue of $1 bn by 2017

Brewing crisis: UP's sugar woes start to hit business

Some farmers have started selling sugarcane to traders at way below the state advised price

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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Tata Nano awaits its twist of fate

With low-priced variants phased out, the Twist is not enough to raise Nano's profile. But it could be the first right step

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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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