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

There are concerns the marketplace business model not only falls foul of the retail regulations of some states, but also of the country's foreign direct investment policy

Apple Pay signals new era at cash register

Not a single purchase has been made with Apple's new payment system, Apple Pay, which will allow people to pay for everyday goods with their smartphone.But the service, expected in the coming weeks, already has the technology industry scrambling to ...

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

Toilet a must for contesting local body elections in Gujarat

State gives six months time to build toilets at homes of local body members who don't have toilets at their homes

Drug cos bet on NDDS for better price, market share

With the drug pricing control getting more stringent, pharma companies are increasingly focussing on developing novel drug delivery systems (NDDS) to get an edge both in terms of pricing as well as promote their products as more efficacious so as to ...

Khadi sales register 6 per cent growth in 2013-14

Sale of khadi, a hand-woven cloth, registered a 6 per cent growth in 2013-14 across the country, while the gain in production during this period was by about 6.45 per cent.Industry experts have attributed this increase to availability of designer or ...

Gandhi's autobiography to be released in Punjabi, Kashmiri

Mahatma Gandhi's autobiography 'The Story of My Experiments with Truth' has now been published in Kashmiri and Punjabi languages also and the editions would be released on his birth anniversary tomorrow."Tomorrow on 145th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, ...

Centre may set up offshore wind power project in Gujarat

Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal described it as a great opportunity in development of renewable energy resources in the country

Affidavit case: Order on plea for notice to Modi on October 7

A local court on Wednesday reserved its order on an application by an Aam Aadmi Party worker seeking issuance of notice to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly filing defective affidavit during the 2012 Gujarat Assembly polls.Additional ...

Swachh Bharat sweep stakes

Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat campaign may be targeted at spreading awareness of civic cleanliness by getting government servants to clean their offices today, but even this exercise is not free of the very Indian problem of hierarchy. Over the past ...

Swachh skills

Broom-wielding government babus and ministers have managed to create quite a spectacle in the national capital a day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi officially launched the Swachh Bharat campaign. Though many found the work awkward, some ...

No corner left unswept

There's no escape for bureaucrats and other officials who have taken time out to enjoy the extended weekend. That's because vacationing babus have been directed to participate in the Swachh Bharat drive at their nearest office. Food Corporation of ...

Letters: A clean break

This refers to the report "PM's 'Swachh Bharat' dream: Some wield broom, some fume" (October 1). Just building toilets is not enough, one also needs running water and the will to keep the toilets clean after use. This is true of toilets in five-star ...

Letters: RBI's smooth talk

This refers to the editorial "Focus on structural change" (October 1). The Reserve Bank of India's communication strategy has been quite efficient and effective inasmuch as its decision to hold the repo rate unchanged did not create a flutter. ...

Letters: Inflation still tops the list

Siddartha Roy in his well-written column "Flexible inflation targeting needed" (Expert Take, September 30) had advocated a reduction in the rate of interest by the Reserve Bank India in the overall interest of growth and to avoid a deflationary ...

UP regulator approves increase in power rates

Electricity rates hiked by 12% for domestic consumers, 7.4% for industries, 6.3% and 12.2% for commercial and agricultural connections respectively

Uttarakhand cabinet approves Kedarnath rehabilitation plan

Decides to develop new Kedarpuri to rehabilitate people affected by the devastating floods

Graft case filed against Gun Carriage Factory officials

Case has been registered against the officials for alleged corruption in providing undue pecuniary favours to two companies

Punjab sets up skill development mission for jobless youth

The state government has allocated over Rs 500 crore for skilling 300,000 youth in its 2014-15 budget

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