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M&M drives in 'new-age' XUV500


The entry level variant W4 is priced at Rs 11.21 lakh and the highest trim W10 comes with a tag of Rs 15.99 lakh

MARKETS »

Sensex slips 314 points as ITC, Vedanta drag


Sensex ends 314 points lower at 27,643. Nifty slips 89 points to 8,370 levels

THE STRATEGIST »

Why brands look at native advertising for digital push


Why brands are looking at native advertising as a crucial part of their digital mix

ONE YEAR OF MODI GOVT »

India Inc willing to wait for recovery under Modi: BS Poll


CEOs not happy with one-year scorecard but ready to invest; say one year too short to revive economy

ECONOMY AND POLICY »

Squeeze parallel economy in a fair manner: FM to taxmen


He further assured that the honest taxpayers have nothing to fear about the new black money law

AROUND THE GLOBE »

China invites private investors to help build $318 billion of projects


As its economic growth slows, China is increasingly turning to PPP to fill a widening funding gap

CURRENT AFFAIRS »

Delhi ban on diesel vehicles: NGT extends stay to July 13


The bench also asked Central Pollution Control Board to file additional data in support of its report regarding pollution in NCR

BS Poll

Has policy paralysis ebbed during one year of Narendra Modi's rule?

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Greece is different
Daniel Gros

Austerity has sparked economic revival everywhere it has been tried - except for Greece

A changed monsoon?
Sunita Narain

IMD says severe & unseasonal rain this year has been because of confluence of western disturbances with easterlies from the Bay of Bengal

The Silk Road as a
global brand

Ravi Bhoothalingam

For India and all the countries that co-created historic silk roads along with China, there are two options

Central bankers move
towards discretion

Abheek Barua & Bidisha Ganguly

The equilibrium real interest has emerged as the Holy Grail of monetary policy not just in India. There is an active debate in the US also

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

Reputation risks

Real interest rate of 2.5 per cent hurts revival

Instant change

A new Facebook initiative will transform news media

Financial X-ray

SBI: Asset quality improves in Q4, operating income up 17%

Profit growth supported by the special dispensation by RBI on sale to ARC, usage of counter cycle buffer

ITC disappoints: Cigarette Ebit growth at 27-quarter low

Price hikes of 15-16% in the cigarette business could not fully compensate for an estimated 13% fall in volume

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

Robyn Mak

Networking skills
Robyn Mak


HP's China deal extracts harmony from awkwardness

John Foley

Spurious capital combustion
John Foley


Real cost of Hong Kong mega-slump: under $3 bn

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Canara Bank net stays flat at Rs 613 cr in Q4

The lender achieved a credit growth of 9.6% during 2014-15

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 ...

Future Retail net jumps five-fold in Q4

Net sales rise 19% at Rs 2,740 cr


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.

ITC declines on disappointing Q4 results

The stock dipped 3% to Rs 319 on the NSE in early morning trades.


Canara Bank net stays flat at Rs 613 cr in Q4

The lender achieved a credit growth of 9.6% during 2014-15

ICICI Bank launches voice recognition for customers

MD Chanda Kochhar says the facility 'has the potential to increase security and convenience'

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


Infinite Computer plunges over 30% in two days on weak Q4 results

The stock dipped 18% to Rs 173, extending Friday's 20% decline on the NSE.

Rolta India dips on weak March quarter results

The stock slipped 8% to Rs 115 after the consolidated net profit more than halved at Rs 36.01 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2015.

FTIL's income slumps to a fourth in two years

However, the legal and professional fee crossed Rs 100-cr due to NSEL-related litigations


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

Lupin to replace Tata Power in Sensex; DVRs to make index debut

Tata Motors DVRs to become part of BSE 100, BSE 200 and BSE 500 indices; will be the first DVR to be included in an index


M&M drives in 'new-age' XUV500

The entry level variant W4 is priced at Rs 11.21 lakh and the highest trim W10 comes with a tag of Rs 15.99 lakh

TVS Motors against takeover of Bengal unit

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

Hero MotoCorp sells 100,000 bikes worth Rs 500 crore on Snapdeal

This feat, the first by a domestic two-wheeler maker, has been achieved in about five months of the launch of online sales


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


Lupin to replace Tata Power in Sensex; DVRs to make index debut

Tata Motors DVRs to become part of BSE 100, BSE 200 and BSE 500 indices; will be the first DVR to be included in an index

JCB banks on India play, eyes highest revenue share by 2018

Currently, 17% of firm's revenue comes from India, including exports to 50 countries from Indian plants

More regional companies exit national bourses

Stocks of companies under 'permitted to trade' category to be discontinued


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 andSoft March quarter results and muted outlook for H1FY16 has led to sharp muted outlook for first half of FY16 has ...

Chembond Chemicals to divest its 49% stake in JV to Henkel

Company to focus on its water treatment, construction chemicals, animal nutrition and other businesses


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.

Govt urges Sebi to curb PSU stock trade on stake

Centre is concerned over punters beating down stock prices of PSUs ahead of disinvestment


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


IOC to infuse Rs 1,000 crore in Chennai Petroleum

The funds will be used for upgradation and to reduce working capital burden

Chennai Petroleum Q4 net jumps over seven-fold at Rs 364 cr

The company had reported a net profit of Rs 49.81 crore during the corresponding period of the previous year

Chennai Petroleum rallies on strong Q4 results

The stock rallied 13% to Rs 102, after the company reported a net profit of Rs 365 crore in March quarter against Rs 50 crore in the year ago ...


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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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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

Is Myntra foregoing growth for profit?

It plans to become profitable by 2016; many feel it may be too early for the e-tailer to consolidate its position

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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Branded for value

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

Goafest absentees make Melt a serious challenger

Many are present at the new fest that already has 1,400 delegates registered