CAG to audit coal e-auction, results in 6 months

Audit will review the conditions set for the auctions as well as the reserve prices decided by the govt for various blocks

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41 stocks see outperformance on MSCI inclusion


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Mallya to face the heat as MCA, I-T Dept begin probe of USL books


Sebi, NSE ask USL to rectify previous financial reports

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Additional 1% tax over GST may hurt 'Make in India': Arvind Subramanian


Says time is right for RBI to cut rate

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Muslim woman professional denied home in Mumbai over religion


Activist approaches National Commission for Minorities against discriminatory policy of the builder

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FIFA officials arrested in Zurich on corruption charges


They were arrested 'on suspicion of the acceptance of bribes and kick-backs between the early 1990s and the present day'

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People's expectations high, more to be done, says Modi


Govt does not have majority needed in LS to roll out core agenda: Shah

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Rupee breaches 64 mark as importers buy dollars


Strong US economic data helps dollar; weak equity market weighs on rupee

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A calm rupee
Andy Mukherjee

The Reserve Bank of India has room to cut interest rates and revive growth without having to fret about capital flight

Towards real fiscal
correction

A K Bhattacharya

Nobody should dispute the laudable performance of the Narendra Modi government in sticking to the difficult path of fiscal correction

The tragedy of metrics
Vanita Kohli-Khandekar

The possibilities of using readership or ratings data to tinker with content, launch shows and brands are phenomenal

Smartphone 'Cold War'
seen in Asian moves on
patent licensing

Susan Decker, Ian King & Jungah Lee

Asian regulators were spurred by the smartphone wars, in which tech giants battled over billions of dollars for more than four years

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

Markets turn realistic

Support for indices as middle class gains confidence

West Asia to South

IS not as distant from India as is being imagined

Financial X-ray

Tata Motors: Higher depreciation expenses & revaluation of forex debt hits Q4

Revaluation of foreign currency debt and commodity hedges crimp JLR's earnings

Dish TV: Connection with profits now in place

Turnaround in March quarter is likely to continue in FY16

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The resilience of MGR

As Tamil society has evolved in the time since M G Ramachandran, its degrees of complexity have increased

An American soldier's troubling story

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

Una Galani

Game of succession
Una Galani


Samsung's $8-billion restructuring offer looks cheeky

Quentin Webb

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Quentin Webb


Japan's flood of foreign M&A hits Chinese blockage

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Subdued outlook for GAIL

Firm will be using high-cost imported LNG, contracted on long-term basis, as a feedstock at a time when spot prices are much lower

Hotel Leela net profit at Rs 44 crore in fourth quarter

Net sales of the company grew by 3% to Rs 228 crore

China a big concern for JLR

JLR was forced to cut prices last year on three high-end models in response to a pricing and anti-monopoly probe by Chinese authorities


TTK Prestige net plunges 61% to Rs 10 crore in Q4

Operating profit also declined by 44% to Rs 14 crore

TTK Prestige turns volatile post Q4 results

The stock dipped 9% to Rs 3,571 after the announcements of Q4 results, erases its entire losses and touched a high of Rs 4,080 on the BSE.

Mallya to face the heat as MCA, I-T Dept begin probe of USL books

Sebi, NSE ask USL to rectify previous financial reports


IDBI Bank gains as assets quality improves in Q4

The stock rallied 6% to Rs 71 after gross NPAs declined to 5.88% in the March quarter from 5.94% in the December quarter.

ICICI Bank, Axis cut employee headcount

Focus on lower cost-to-income ratio, digital medium

IDBI Bank Q4 net up 5.2% at Rs 545 cr

Board of Directors has recommended dividend of Rs 0.75 per share for 2014-15


Abbott India posts Rs 50 cr profit in Q4

Net sales during the year stood at Rs 2,237.60 crore, while the same was at Rs 2,231.28 crore in the previous year

41 stocks see outperformance on MSCI inclusion

Though short-term investors can buy these stocks in a hope to make quick returns, long-term investors should look at company fundamentals before ...

Structural shift in global pharma driving Lupin's M&A plans

Lupin has reported below estimated earnings for the last three successive quarters


China a big concern for JLR

JLR was forced to cut prices last year on three high-end models in response to a pricing and anti-monopoly probe by Chinese authorities

M&M to launch nine vehicles this year

The launches, including refreshes and all-new models, will be in both the personal and commercial segments

Should you sell Tech Mahindra, Tata Motors?

Here is what top brokerages recommend


R Infra Q4 net falls 26% to Rs 459 crore

Net income from power business fell by 13.5% to Rs 3,112.40 crore

PNC Infratech surges over 15% on second day of debut

The stock surged 16% to Rs 420 on the NSE on second day of its listing, trading above its issue price of RS 378 per share.

41 stocks see outperformance on MSCI inclusion

Though short-term investors can buy these stocks in a hope to make quick returns, long-term investors should look at company fundamentals before ...


Hotel Leela net profit at Rs 44 crore in fourth quarter

Net sales of the company grew by 3% to Rs 228 crore

Jet Airways launches four-day discount offer

The company is offering a million tickets at 25% discount, valid for travel between June 15-October 15

NIIT registers net loss of Rs 151.2 cr in Q4

Its revenue declined to Rs 223.5 crore in the reported quarter as compared to Rs 232.9 crore in the year-ago period


Bhel: Stranded power projects to hit FY16 sales

Investors believe outlook should continue to improve in coming year

BHEL fourth quarter net down 52% to Rs 888 cr

The major decline in profit came despite a 10.2% cut in expenses to Rs 11,286 cr during the quarter

Thermax's net up 24.5 % at Rs 132 crore

Total income up 10% at Rs 1,521 cr on higher order carry forward from the previous year


Trent posts Q4 net profit at Rs 11 crore

Company's net sales on standalone basis during the quarter was Rs 322.07 crore

Prism Cement extends gains on stake purchase by Morgan Stanley

On May 25, Morgan Stanley Asia Singapore PTE bought 3.14 million shares at an average price of Rs 101 per share on the BSE.

41 stocks see outperformance on MSCI inclusion

Though short-term investors can buy these stocks in a hope to make quick returns, long-term investors should look at company fundamentals before ...


Packaged foods stocks rally on strong Q4 results

Heritage Foods, DFM Foods and Tasty Bite Eatables have rallied between 7% and 13% on the BSE.

Maggi noodles samples to undergo lab test: Gundurao

Karnataka may consider banning the product if its contents prove to be hazardous

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 ...


Crude awakening for ONGC, Oil India

The falling price of crude oil is good for the government, but less so for state-owned crude oil producers as they gear up for divestment

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%


Subdued outlook for GAIL

Firm will be using high-cost imported LNG, contracted on long-term basis, as a feedstock at a time when spot prices are much lower

Gail (India) dips post Q4 results

The stock weakened by 2% at Rs 379 after reported a lower than expected net profit at Rs 511 crore in March quarter.

ABG Shipyard hits six-year lows as Q4 loss widens

The stock slipped 7% to Rs 137, its lowest level since May 2009 on the BSE, after the company reported a net loss of Rs 375 crore in the March ...


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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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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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A boxer, a queen and a movie studio

Viacom 18 hopes to prove that movies made with small budgets can win big, with critics and at the box office

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Ready for the dirt track

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