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India on fast track of development: PM Modi


He added that the country's environment since the NDA government came to power last May is "suffused with a new enthusiasm"

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Nifty breaches 8,350; rupee nears 64 levels


Sensex ended the session at 27,531 levels, while the Nifty lost 31 points to 8,339 levels

COMPANIES »

Housing.com may not acquire PropEquity


The deal has been put off due to valuation concerns

ECONOMY AND POLICY »

RBI may cut rate by 25 bps, but CRR reduction unlikely


Respondents say benign inflation and growth imperative may prompt repo rate action; bankers say policy transmission only if there is a CRR cut

AROUND THE GLOBE »

Bangladesh bans Islamist group accused of killing secular bloggers


Says preliminary probe has implicated the group in murders of three bloggers

FINANCE »

Eight PSB executive directors apply for CEO positions


Experts say revision in eligibility criteria defeats the purpose of of opening up the vacancies to private sector players

CURRENT AFFAIRS »

AP heatwave death toll crosses 550 mark


Guntur district recorded maximum 104 deaths, followed by East Godavari-90, Vizianagaram-84, Visakhapatnam-61 and Prakasam district-57

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Nurturing shipyards: the
case of HSL

Ajai Shukla

Hindustan Shipyard cannot be thrown to market wolves

The world needs a new
Nash equilibrium

Madhav Raghavan

The most famous concept in game theory will live forever. The stage is set for the 21st century. We just need a new Nash

#JayaReturns: Notes from
a political comeback

Sreenivasan Jain

Elsewhere in India, there may be gestures to shed the trappings of the VIP culture. But not in Chennai

A national logistics
grid

Prashant K Singh

The existing stock of logistics infra consists of sparse, narrow roads, and a few airstrips and helipads dotting the inaccessible regions

BLOGS


How about a Babaji ki butti to cure the incurable?
Jyoti Mukul

If Ramdev weren't a Baba, but a mere salesman, what would he make of a medicine or a herb named Putrajeevak Beej?

Nepal quake and its lessons for disaster (un)preparedness

Despite loads of relief material and foreign rescue teams in Nepal, the state has failed to respond adequately in helping the victims

EDITORIAL COMMENT

Below Raisina Hill

Second rung of ministries will determine NDA's fate

Begin with retail

One-size-fits-all policy needed for online and offline retail

Financial X-ray

Jyothy Labs: Healthy operational performance

Growth in key brands, benign input costs are key positives

Future Retail: Operational metrics improve in Q4

Retail business sales grow 18%, operating income rises 24%

BOOK REVIEWS

An American soldier's troubling story

God Is Not Here is full of Iraqi voices expressing outrage at the Americans

The technical vision of Elon Musk

Ashlee Vance traces the chaotic early years of these two firms – SpaceX and Tesla, respectively – with a compelling ticktock of events

Swaha Pattanaik

Blinded by the light
Swaha Pattanaik


Cult of central bank transparency is too powerful

Andy Mukherjee

Lofty distraction
Andy Mukherjee


Malaysia's GDP blueprint has a credibility deficit

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Tech Mahindra Q4 numbers disappoint, net down 30% at Rs 427 cr

However, revenue jumped 22% to Rs 6,051 cr

BHEL Q4 net declines 52% at Rs 888.35 cr

Standalone net sales of the public sector undertaking declined by 16% to Rs 12,368 crore

Nifty breaches 8,350; rupee nears 64 levels

Sensex ended the session at 27,531 levels, while the Nifty lost 31 points to 8,339 levels


Jyothy Labs: Healthy operational performance

Growth in key brands, benign input costs are key positives

Markets remain subdued; Nifty slips below 8,450

Metals and FMCG stocks are trading weak, while Bharti Airtel, ONGC and M&M have rallied more than 1%

Markets have a soft start; Sensex hovers at 27,800

The FMCG and metal stocks are dragging the markets lower, while the IT stocks are trading higher on the back of a weak rupee.


Syndicate Bank to raise Rs 2,000 cr through QIP issue

The bank has convened an annual general meeting on June 26 to seek approval from shareholders for the proposed capital raising plan

Corporation Bank cuts lending rate by 0.25 per cent

New base rate stands at 10%; Other banks that made similar cuts include PNB, Bank of Baroda, and IDBI Bank

Canara Bank hits fresh 52-week lows as assets quality weakens in Q4

In the past two trading sessions, the stock declined 6% to Rs 332 from Rs 353 on May 21 on the NSE.


Suven Life Sciences Q4 net falls 47% to Rs 17 cr

Total income for the quarter declined 13.28% to Rs 114 crore from Rs 132 crore in the corresponding previous quarter

Lupin gains on inclusion in Sensex from June 22

Lupin has outperformed the market by surging 8.6% from its recent lows of Rs 1,633 on May 14, despite reporting disappointing set of numbers for ...

Divi's Q4 net up 17% at Rs 231 cr

Total income for the company grew 9% at Rs 832 cr


Nifty breaches 8,350; rupee nears 64 levels

Sensex ended the session at 27,531 levels, while the Nifty lost 31 points to 8,339 levels

Pre-Market: Stocks to watch in trade on Tuesday

Grasim Industries, IOC, Tata Motors, Tech Mahindra and Dish TV are likely to be in the limelight this morning

TVS Motor against Bengal unit takeover

The company will, however, continue to assemble 2-wheelers at the facility


Punj Lloyd bags NHAI's Rs 542-cr Bihar project

The project, the four-laning of Gorakhpur-Gopalganj section of NH28, is scheduled to be completed in 24 months

IRB Infra can take up 3 projects worth Rs 16,000 cr at any time, says top official

Q&A with Virendra Mhaiskar, chairman and managing director, IRB Infrastructure's

PNC Infratech shares list at over 2% premium

The IPO of the Agra-based company was subscribed 1.54 times earlier this month


United Bank says lost hope to recover money from Kingfisher

Kolkata-based lender was the first bank to try and get Vijay Mallya, chief of Kingfisher Airlines, tagged as wilful defaulter

Domestic air traffic up 23% in April

IndiGo consolidates leadership position with 37.8% market share

SpiceJet completes 10 yrs on Saturday; to hold flash sales

Company offers flat 10% discount on its select domestic flights with a single day five-hour booking period


BHEL Q4 net declines 52% at Rs 888.35 cr

Standalone net sales of the public sector undertaking declined by 16% to Rs 12,368 crore

IL&FS Transport lowest bidder for Rs 315-cr road projects in MP

Projects have been undertaken by Madhya Pradesh govt under a loan secured from ADB

Igarashi Motors rallies on strong Q4 results

The stock rallied 9% to Rs 535 after reporting a 71% YoY jump in net profit at Rs 17.04 crore in the March 2015 quarter.


Lambodhara Textiles zooms nearly 200% in one month

Since April 23, the stock has appreciated nearly 200% from Rs 154 to Rs 449 compared to a 1% decline in the CNX Nifty.

Future Retail net jumps five-fold in Q4

Net sales rise 19% at Rs 2,740 cr

Opportunity in mid-cap cement space

Soft March quarter results and muted outlook for H1FY16 has led to sharp correction in share prices but analysts are hopeful of recovery and see ...


CIL decision to cancel coal won by JPL comes under HC lens

A bench of justices observed 'this was not how the govt should function'

JSW Steel's April output grows 2% to 1.01 mn tonnes

Production of long steel used in construction sector, however, declined 19% at 133,000 tonnes in April

Markets have a soft start; Sensex hovers at 27,800

The FMCG and metal stocks are dragging the markets lower, while the IT stocks are trading higher on the back of a weak rupee.


Maggi issue wake-up call for food cos: CSE

Activist body, best known for raising the pesticide in colas issue a decade before, say enforcement of food regulation must get stringent as ...

UPL hits record high; surges over 25% post Q4 results

The stock rallied 28% to Rs 555 from Rs 434 on April 24 on the BSE.

It's 2005 once more for consumer goods majors

Net sales growth hit a 10-year low of 9% in FY15


Nifty breaches 8,350; rupee nears 64 levels

Sensex ended the session at 27,531 levels, while the Nifty lost 31 points to 8,339 levels

Reliance Industries aggressive on treasury operations

Current investment jumped 50% in FY15; cash & bank balance was down 67%

Essar Oil net profit drops 46% in Q4 to Rs 546 cr

Gross revenue for the quarter stood at Rs 19,252 cr, which was 30% lower than year-ago period


Ricoh India soars on robust Q4 results

The stock hit a record high of Rs 945 in intra-day trade and rallied 44% in past two weeks on the BSE.

Allcargo Logistics to invest $500 mn in next 3-5 years

Aims to become a $2-bn company by 2020

VRL Logistics gains as Q4 profit more than doubles

The stock was up 3% at Rs 306 and hit a new high of Rs 310, since its listing on April 30, on the NSE in intra-day trade.


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Diya Sethi: Addicted to life

Diya Sethi's brutally honest account of her battle against addiction shows that, contrary to common belief, long-lasting recovery is possible

Pack your bags and take off

Sarahan, 200 km from Shimla, is the perfect getaway

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Maruti Suzuki

Maruti smartens up to attract premium buyers

It is building new showrooms called Nexa for high-end cars; experts don't expect volumes to be high initially

All eyes on Brazil as Indian coffee prices dip

Unseasonal rain, rising costs and a global slowdown in production has driven coffee prices in India down

Start-ups

Sean Blagsvedt

Fighting poverty by helping find jobs

Bengaluru-based babajob.com is trying to help unorganised blue-collar workers get better employment

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Jupiter

Ready for the dirt track

TVS Motors is investing heavily in its new scooter brands. Will the market respond?

Saugata Gupta

Branded for value

Marico wants a slice of the Rs 5,800-crore value-added hair oil market