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iPhone 6 selling at starting price of about Rs 56,000 in India


A vendor at EBay is offering iPhone 6 for about Rs 55,954 and promising October 8 as estimated time to deliver

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Modi, Obama take defence ties to advanced stage


US to boost investments in India capital markets

ECONOMY & POLICY »

Secretaries' travel cut, even when ministers tour


CMs, state ministers must keep MEA, Cabinet Secretariat in loop on travel

Hong Kong Protests »

China backs HK leader as pressure to quit grows


The Chinese government today threw its weight behind Hong Kong's embattled leader Leung Chun-ying

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Birla Sun Life MF joins Rs 1 lakh-cr club


MF assets rise to record-high of Rs 10.6 lakh cr in Q2

FINANCE »

Bond markets pricing in US rate rise: Reserve Bank


Monetary stance will be guided by domestic inflation outlook, says Urjit Patel

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Moving forward on coal
Shyam Ponappa

Policy should facilitate the objectives of electricity at reasonable prices, and of environmental mitigation

Where are the 'animal
spirits'?

Barun Roy

If there is one area in India that badly needs some, it is the planning and implementation of infrastructure projects

The dawn raiders are
coming!

Avirup Bose

The CCI’s first search and seizure operation signals start of a more robust investigative process, and corporations need to prepare themselves

Mr Modi's magic
Jamal Mecklai

There’s no gainsaying that Narendra Modi is taking the world by storm

BLOGS


Were Rajdeep Sardesai's 5 questions on Modi provocative?
Jency Jacob

Sardesai's detractors blame him for provoking the crowd at Madison Square Garden, but did he?

An Ode to a Venetian wedding
Katya Naidu

Not just his looks, but also his voice, charm, his celebration of bachelorhood that made George Clooney the ultimate King of Single Women

EDITORIAL COMMENT

A multi-faceted relationship

But Prime minister's US trip reveals limits of summit meetings

Toilet-training India

Social attitudes as important as money

Financial X-ray

L&T: Risk of higher losses in subsidiaries persists

Bid differentials suggest competitive intensity strong in West Asia

Castrol riding high on auto sales recovery, cheaper oil

Company plans to focus on high-margin products to boost profitability

BOOK REVIEWS

A calm exterior, sure, but there's more going on

That book describes a woman who is passive, illness-plagued and spooked

Thus spake Said ...

Edward Said on Palestine has been produced primarily to express solidarity with Palestinian people, especially hapless natives of Gaza Strip

Dominic Elliott

Statehood and Apple pry
Dominic Elliott


Governments are real targets in Apple's tax case

Chris Hughes

How to say it
Chris Hughes


Sometimes business can't avoid talking politics

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Auto sector: Margins expected to improve in Q2

Lower input costs, higher volumes to aid profitability, Maruti's earnings likely to jump 44% YoY

Auto sales continue upward swing in September

Top companies' domestic sales grow 7% in September

Diageo reduces board rights of Mallya in USL

Now, Vijay Mallya has the right to nominate only one director and has opted to exercise that by nominating himself


Diageo reduces board rights of Mallya in USL

Now, Vijay Mallya has the right to nominate only one director and has opted to exercise that by nominating himself

Videocon d2h files fresh papers for Rs 700-cr IPO

Videocon d2h Ltd, the satellite television arm of the Videocon Group, has filed fresh papers with the Securities and Exchange Board of India ...

Samena Capital invests in Flemingo International

Dubai-based Flemingo International is a leading emerging markets-focused duty free and travel retail operator


MFs buy on dips in September

Turn net-buyers in the second half of the month as market corrects

Today's picks- 30 September 2014

Nifty, Bank Nifty, HCL Tech & IDFC

Bank stocks could gain if credit growth picks up

If FY15 growth is 12% instead of the market expectation of 15%, earnings could grow 5-6% more


RCom to cut debt to below Rs 20,000 cr: Anil Ambani

This will put RCom in direct competition with Mukesh Ambani's soon-to-be-launched 4G-based Reliance Jio and Sunil Mittal's Bharti Airtel

Reliance Comm aims to bring debt under Rs 20,000 crore in two years

Says will participate in spectrum auctions next year

MTNL not to infuse any fresh equity into Nepalese venture

MTNL has also proposed to sell its stake in the venture that seems commercially unviable


Q2 numbers for IT players sees strong growth; outlook will be key

TCS seen leading the pack; Infy Sikka's comments in focus, Wipro's guidance eyed

HOV Services stock up, to sell stake in SourceHOV

HOV Services has a shareholding of 26.1% in SourceHOV through its US subsidiary HOVS LLC

Wipro hits 14-year high as government clears SEZ in Andhra Pradesh

The stock hit high of Rs 616, its highest level since March 2000 on National Stock Exchange.


Strides Arcolab gets import alert from USFDA

Company says the product is not meant for the US market and it has approval to supply to a customer only in Africa

40 Years Ago...and now: From family nourisher to individual supplement

Horlicks has had its most eventful run in the last 40 years, changing its positioning with changing times

Ranbaxy launches acne treatment capsules in the US market

Company has announced the launch of Absorica capsules in the strengths of 25 mg and 35 mg


APTEL directs Adani Power to restore power supply to Haryana

The Tribunal passed an order directing Haryana utilities to make the payment to Adani Power, adding the compensatory tariff

Indiabulls Power Limited appoints Jayant Kawale as MD

The IAS officer was earlier managing director of (hydro and renewable) Jindal Power Ltd

Blackstone buys 2 IDFC Alternatives office parks for Rs 900 cr

IDFC Alternatives said it had made returns of 22 per cent through the deal


Jet Airways: Trying new strategies, yet to deliver

A financial turnaround with Etihad partnership and debt restructuring has not yet fully materialised

Aviation shares gain on cut in jet fuel prices

Spicejet surged 6% to Rs 13, while Jet Airways up nearly 5% to Rs 218 on the Bombay Stock Exchange.

USL further rearranges financial house

Diageo-led spirits firm to repay fixed deposits worth Rs 450 crore by end-March


L&T: Risk of higher losses in subsidiaries persists

Bid differentials suggest competitive intensity strong in West Asia

Larsen and Toubro gains on Rs 1,423 crore new orders

The company has bagged a Rs 631 crore order from the Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation for the construction of the Lucknow Metro.

Capital goods firms see light at the end of the tunnel

CEOs say stuck projects coming back to life, though fresh investments still a year away


Castrol riding high on auto sales recovery, cheaper oil

Company plans to focus on high-margin products to boost profitability

Biyani dreams big in food business

With inauguration of Tumkur food park, he has ambitious plans in the segment

Mayur Uniquoters surges on DSP Blackrock Mutual Fund stake buy

DSP Blackrock MF bought 1.28 million shares representing 2.95% stake in Mayur Uniquoters at Rs 399.98 per share on Friday, September 26.


Steel firms cautious on price cuts

But JSW Steel cuts prices by Rs 500-1,000 per tonne to compete with imports

MFs buy on dips in September

Turn net-buyers in the second half of the month as market corrects

GMDC plans 50 MW wind power project for Rs 300 cr

Net generation from the project is expected to be 104.10 million units


Today's picks- 25 September 2014

Nifty, Bank Nifty, Cairn, TCS & Tata Steel

Aban Offshore slips over 16% on profit taking

The stock has been on a downtrend for the past five trading sessions

Decision on gas price rise deferred till November 15

The delay sought by the govt could be due to the upcoming Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana on October 15


Diageo reduces board rights of Mallya in USL

Now, Vijay Mallya has the right to nominate only one director and has opted to exercise that by nominating himself

WNS renews contract with Aviva for another five years

The contract that would be expiring Nov 16, 2016 has been renewed until March 31, 2022 on mutually acceptable terms

GAIL in talks to buy 2-2.5 mt LNG from US

US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved construction of LNG export project south of Washington


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iPhone 6 selling at starting price of about Rs 56,000 in India

A vendor at EBay is offering iPhone 6 for about Rs 55,954 and promising October 8 as ...

First Impression: BlackBerry Passport

The new offering is meant for corporate warriors who want extension of office in pocket

First Impression: LG G3 Beat is smooth but pricey

The compact version of the G3 fails to create a lasting impression

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Water alert

If you live in Delhi, there is a one-in-three chance that the packaged water you buy could be spurious

Gone with the hurricane

At Rs 3.43 cr, the Lamborghini Huracán may be a dream for most, but for those who can afford it, the Italian supercar is a performer with ...

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Is e-commerce on the wrong side of the law?

There are concerns the arketplace biz model not only falls foul of the retail regulations of some states, but also of the country’s FDI policy

Apple Pay signals new era at cash register

Will allow people to pay for everyday goods with their smartphone

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: From family nourisher to individual supplement

Horlicks has had its most eventful run in the last 40 years, changing its positioning with changing times

Scorpio's new sting

M&M's flagship's new platform gives it a better ride to match younger rivals

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India's first vocational university kicks off

With a first batch of 4,000 students TeamLease intends to take capacity to 10,000 in next three years