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Is QE really over or has the Fed only pressed the pause button?


The real impact of QE will be felt when Fed decides to recall its money since it is then that money will start flowing out of the system

BLACK MONEY TRAIL »

Black money: Govt submits full list to Supreme Court


Govt fails to sign banking secrecy treaty due to no clarity on confidentiality clause

COMPANIES »

Maruti Suzuki Q2 net up 29% at Rs 863 cr


The total sales rose 17.5% to Rs 12,304 cr

BS@40 »

Britannia has crowned many as 'biscuit king'...


...but their reign has been tumultuous as the company has seen compelling battles for ownership

ECONOMY »

Mayaram further transferred to Minority Affairs Ministry


Watal to take additional charge of DEA till Mehrishi joins

AROUND THE WORLD »

I am proud to be gay, declares Tim Cook


'Plenty of colleagues at Apple know I'm gay, and it doesn't seem to make a difference in the way they treat me'

CURRENT AFFAIRS »

Inviting Sharif, not Modi to Jama Masjid: Shahi Imam


The present Shahi Imam, Ahmed Bukhari, has courted controversies, mainly over some of his radical views

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Columnists

How Mr Modi has
outplayed the media

Rahul Jacob

From a ruling party's perspective, the BJP is in a sweet spot; editorial independence and analytical coverage of governance is rapidly declining

The right questions
Abheek Barua

A response to the 28 economists defending the employment guarantee scheme

Surprise on the steppes
Barun Roy

Myanmar, South Korea and Malaysia have all tried, but the only virgin city that has taken off beyond all expectations is Astana

Learning to love China's
new superbank

William Pesek

The US shouldn't just support China's $50-billion Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, but seek to join it

BLOGS


Is Pichai being groomed for top job at Google?
Surabhi Agarwal

Pichai and Page may prove to be a great partnership - one an ace executor and other a tech visionary.

All the Queen's gold
Katya Naidu

Though Jayalalithaa was convicted mainly for land grabbing, it was the images of 30 kg of gold that remained in public memory

EDITORIAL COMMENT

Running out of airwaves

Spectrum crisis needs government attention

India's secondary sex

Poor gender equality militates against economic growth

Financial X-ray

Bharti Airtel: Muted growth in India, Africa

Minutes on network and revenue per minute decline sequentially in Q2

Volumes boost Maruti's Q2 show

Company expects for a conservative 10% volume growth in FY15 on high base

BOOK REVIEWS

The contradictory Hindustani

Iqbal's contradictions and complications make him very human and interesting. Still, few in India have bothered to explore his life, work and ...

Google's smart creatives

How Google Works, a new, insightful and smartly restrained – as far as real secrets go – book on the search giant's functioning

Una Galani

Not so fast
Una Galani


Samsung looks stuck in a dynastic value trap

Olaf Storbeck

Driving emotions
Olaf Storbeck


Ferrari spin-off looks great but lacks oomph

CompaniesRss icon

Realisation gains for ACC, Ambuja

While Ebitda margins improved in September quarter, led by higher prices, concerns on volume growth continue

No immediate relief for DLF on MF redemptions

SAT to decide on redemption request on Nov 5; after realtor specifies purpose

Godrej Properties, Brigade, Mahindra Lifespace to gain from FDI in construction

Analysts perceive this development to be a positive for developers with existing joint development / investment arrangements with foreign ...


Redemption of Golden Harvest scheme lifts Titan net 28.3% in Q2

Watches division has also done well backed by successful activations for both Titan and Fastrack brands

Emami hits new high post Q2 results

The stock up 3% at Rs 785 on National Stock Exchange.

Health ministry likely to ban ITC's e-cigarettes

Research findings by experts have held that they are no less unsafe than the "real thing"


Today's picks- 30 October 2014

Nifty, Bank Nifty, Reliance Industries, IDFC & HCL Tech

RBI lifts curbs on share purchase of ING Vysya Bank by FIIs

FIIs held 27.81% shares in the bank as of quarter ended September 30, 2014

Vijaya Bank raises Rs 500 cr via bonds

The bank has shareholders nod to raise additional equity capital of Rs 600 crore from the markets


Bharti Airtel net up 170%, highest since March 2011

Consolidated revenue for July-September quarter grew 7.1% to Rs 22,845 crore

Airtel Q2 net shoots up nearly three-fold to Rs 1,383 cr

Company's total revenue rose 7.1% to Rs 22,845 crore for the reported quarter

Astra Microwave surges as Q2 profit doubles

The stock up 8% to Rs 129 on BSE after reporting Rs 23.4 crore net profit in September against Rs 11.6 crore in year ago quarter.


Cipla asks govt to revoke Novartis' patent; launches its drug

Company has launched the product under the brand name Unibrez, priced at Rs 130 per strip of 10 tablets in Delhi

Neuland Labs Q2 net up 50%

Total revenue of the pharmaceuticals maker rose 18% to Rs 120 crore

Ajanta Pharma Q2 net up 41% at Rs 78.63 cr

Company had posted a net profit of Rs 55.81 crore for the corresponding period of the previous fiscal


No immediate relief for DLF on MF redemptions

SAT to decide on redemption request on Nov 5; after realtor specifies purpose

Godrej Properties, Brigade, Mahindra Lifespace to gain from FDI in construction

Analysts perceive this development to be a positive for developers with existing joint development / investment arrangements with foreign ...

Realty shares rally as government relaxes FDI norms in construction

Sobha Developers, DLF, Unitech,HDIL, D B Realty, Puravankara Projects and Indiabulls are up 2-6% on BSE.


Leela weighs options to ease debt load

Hotel Leelaventure wants to sell some assets, including its signature property in Delhi, but the plan has been hit by the slowdown in the sector

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts appoints Kavinder Singh as MD and CEO

Company reports 21 % growth in profit

Thomas Cook India Q3 net profit at Rs 22.18 crore

Total consolidated revenue of the company was at Rs 612.47 crore during the quarter under review


Realisation gains for ACC, Ambuja

While Ebitda margins improved in September quarter, led by higher prices, concerns on volume growth continue

Castrol sees benefit of falling crude coming next year

The continued momentum in the personal mobility segment drove sales of the company to an 11% increase at Rs 799 cr during July-Sept 2014 quarter

ACC Ltd clocks 62% rise in net profit in July-Sept quarter

Company had reported Rs 118.90 crore net profit in the same quarter last year


Dish TV Q2 net loss widens to Rs 15.07 cr

Company had registered a standalone net loss of Rs 8.53 crore for the July-September quarter of the last fiscal

Mentor Capital sells majority of its stake in Panasonic Appliances

The investment firm held 9.9 per cent stake in Panasonic Appliances

Zee Media falls on reporting loss in Q2 results

The stock has declined around 2.5% on BSE after the company posted net loss of Rs 12.8 crore in the July-September quarter


Piramal Glass, others shut units after GAIL cuts gas supplies

The company on Sept 27 cut supplies to 30 industries in South Gujarat but did not touch small users in other states

Just Dial gains post clarifications on fund raising plan

Since October 20, the stock had tanked nearly 20% from Rs 1,694 to Rs 1,359 on Tuesday,

Adani hires consulting firm for $6.2 bn Australia coal project

Consulting firm Parsons Brinckerhoff to provide contract reviews as firm looks to start production by end of 2017


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Naseeruddin Shah: the actor in my head

Like his breathtaking performances, Naseeruddin Shah's entertaining memoir leaves a lasting impression on the reader

Connaught Place 2.0

Once in decline, the central Delhi landmark is buzzing with new restaurants, cafes and public events

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Leela weighs options to ease debt load

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Reliance, Essar could spell trouble for state fuel retailers

With diesel prices fully deregulated, private retailers are ready to expand their presence

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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40 years ago...and now: Calcutta shaped ad mentoring

City of Joy brought good tidings for a large swathe of brands in the 1970-80s and groomed strong talent

Harley-Davidson's new trio for India

British motorcycle brand, Triumph, is the only price competitor

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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