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UK's New Call Telecom eyes substantial stake in wi-fi operator Ozone Networks


Acquisition in public wi-fi operator is 2nd investment by UK firm in India, after it picked up a majority stake in Nimbuzz

ECONOMY »

Trai sticks to its view on spectrum pricing


Regulator firm on simultaneous auction of bands

MARKETS »

Every second stock has doubled in past 15 months


Rise in investor sentiment, return of risk appetite aid shares across the board

SME WORLD »

Nurturing women entrepreneurs in the northern region


Organisations such as Sheroes.in bring together successful entrepreneurs and youngsters

AROUND THE WORLD »

Oil price seen falling to $60 if OPEC does not cut output


Brent crude futures have fallen 34% since June to touch a 4-yr low of $76.76

CURRENT AFFAIRS »

Veteran Congress leader, ex-union minister Murli Deora dies at 77


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

FINANCE »

Wait till April for rate cut by RBI: BS Poll


Despite inflation easing, experts see RBI maintaining status quo on Dec 2

OPINION »

COLUMNIST »


Ajai Shukla: Defence (procurement) minister

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

Editorial Comment »


A mixed picture

An early report card for the government

TAKE TWO »


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

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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

Breaking through the
climate chakravyuh

Arunabha Ghosh

India needs to think of climate leadership not simply as announcements from within but about finding allies outside

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

A mixed picture

An early report card for the government

The new US visa regime

Lessons for Indian information technology firms

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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Mauritius bank rejects Sujana's repayment offer

The company is facing a winding-up petition filed by Mauritius Commercial Bank following a loan default of around Rs 100 crore

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 ...


Ten names shortlisted for appointment as CMDs in eight PSU banks

The high-level search panel is headed by Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan

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

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


Wipro promotes Padmanabhan as president

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

Infosys shares rise 3%

Shares of technology major Infosys went up by three per cent on Monday in response to the company's recent announcement of the date to determine ...

Today's picks- 24 November 2014

Nifty, Bank Nifty,Infosys, Tata Steel & PowerGrid


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


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

Today's picks- 24 November 2014

Nifty, Bank Nifty,Infosys, Tata Steel & PowerGrid

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


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

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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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