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


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

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


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


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?


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


Govt should come clean on HC's transfer pricing rulings, say experts

A host of other vexing tax issues remain before foreign investors regain confidence in India


Veteran Congress leader Murli Deora dies at 77

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


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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Narendra Modi has completed six months in office. Do you think better days are here?

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The new Cuba?
Nitin Pai

A Chinese company with military links is building a canal across Nicaragua

Do the Saudis want low
oil prices?

Abheek Barua & Bidisha Ganguly

Saudi Arabia’s deep pockets, strong financial system could help country to ride out low-price environment in order to protect its market share

Economics is a dismal
science for women

Noah Smith

Forget anecdotes, there is quantitative evidence showing that economics is uniquely biased against women

The bad China-US climate

Sunita Narain

It is in our interest to demand that US and China must reduce emissions at scale and pace needed to provide for world to stay below danger mark


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


Against insider trading

Sebi reforms should strengthen corporate governance

Another step forward

Barack Obama's Republic Day trip will be significant

Financial X-ray

TechM bets big on $41 bn network services market with LCC acquisition

Even as margins might be hit in the first year, analysts remain bullish on the LLC acquisition deal

Indian bonds' prices likely to sustain gains in coming months

RBI's mere acknowledgement of the easing inflationary situation is sufficient to push up bond prices


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

Daniel Indiviglio

Deporting compromise
Daniel Indiviglio

Certain gridlock offsets Obama's immigration move

John Foley

Pain threshold
John Foley

China's rate cut shows depth of growth concern

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Tata Motors to focus on rural market to boost sales

The rural market accounts for 16 per cent of its volume

Wipro promotes Padmanabhan as president

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

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

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

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%.

ICICI Bank joins Rs 2 lakh crore m-cap club

ICICI Bank scrip up 1.9% to Rs 1,766, taking its market value to Rs 2,04,395 crore at 1121 hours, the BSE data shows.

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.

Cipla: UK respiratory launch key near-term trigger

company sales seen tripling over next 6 yrs with net profit jumping 5-fold over same period or by 2020

Dr Reddy's launches anti-cancer injection in US

The market for Docetaxel in the US is worth $218 billion

Billing for wallet shock

Indian and other generic drug firms face prospect of US legislature debating compensation for undue price rises

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

PowerGrid shares slip after FII investment limit hits ceiling

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

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

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

MCX hunts for a new MD again

The post has been vacant since Manoj Vaish left in May

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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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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

How scammers have a field day in India

The first step towards setting up a scam network in a foreign land is to open a bank account

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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Nielsen's brainwave for advertisers

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

Woodland gears up for diversified outdoors play

To have franchisees and a new online plan, after finally launching adventure gear

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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