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Jaitley likely to pare disinvestment target

Jaitley likely to pare disinvestment target

Strategic stake sale push to continue; policy could be made public before Budget

Related: Govt to drastically lower FY17 disinvestment target: Assocham

OPINION 

COLUMNISTS

Budget 2016: Stick to basics

Shankar Acharya

In a fragile global economic context, the Budget should err on the side of prudence

The resource curse

A V Rajwade

Situation in global markets is such that countries with abundant resources are faring worse in terms of development than those with less

EDITORIAL COMMENT

Why give stimulus to a 'recovering' economy?

If the real economy is indeed looking up, then it no longer needs hand-holding and fiscal laxity

Pachauri's promotion will set a dangerous trend

Teri's has sent out the message that sexual harassment at workplace need not be taken seriously

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PERSONAL FINANCE

Life insurance industry sees 14.5% growth in April-September

Quitting smoking doesn't ensure immediate reduction in premium

Life insurers need applicants to abstain from tobacco for up to 5 years. However, health insurance firms don't differentiate that much

Technology

Asus Zenfone Zoom: Not quite a DSLR

Asus Zenfone Zoom: Not quite a DSLR

Though it has an effective zoom, it might not have many takers