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Will algorithms make the manager redundant?
Ajit Balakrishnan

The general-purpose liberal education management schools provide has to give way to a strong injection of computer science and data science ...

The years of talking dangerously
Satyajit Das

Theorists and central bankers are animated about forward guidance. But increasing reliance on the same is drawing unwanted focus on the ...

Game changer for pest control
Surinder Sud

Scientists have used state-of-the-art technology to evolve gel-based carriers known as nanogels that carry pheromones to repel pests

The new normal in China's cities
Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng

According to President Xi Jinping, the aim is to ensure annual economic growth of around seven per cent, driven by new opportunities in ...

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Three days in New Delhi

US president's trip removes some major irritants

The two RKs

The brothers helped shape India's view of itself

George Hay

Precarious existence
George Hay


Greek banks will have to live hand to mouth

Robert Cyran

Bundle of energy
Robert Cyran


An $18-bn deal straightens out twisted pipelines

Neil Unmack

Spread bet
Neil Unmack


ECB quest to even out euro credit costs is working

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Style tip

Manmohan Singh's sky-blue turban never merited more than a sentence in the media, if at all. But Narendra Modi's style - from his personalised ...

Neta and Netaji

West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, who is now in Alipore Central Jail for his alleged involvement in the Saradha scam, compared himself ...

Selfie moment

US President Barack Obama began his recent visit to India with a bear hug from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but the two gave the selfie ...

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Letters: Obama's visit a success

This refers to the report "India, US envision a new business climate" (January 27), Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to US President ...

Letters: Difference in governance

This refers to A K Bhattacharya's column "A simple matter of conviction" (Raisina Hill, January 26). The three recent initiatives to improve ...

Letters: The power of coal

This refers to the report "Coal auction to generate $100 billion for states: Goyal" (January 25). The current government deserves credit for ...

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Labour woes ahead of reforms

Centre has set the ball rolling for radical changes in labour laws, instrumental to its 'Make in India' campaign

What to learn and unlearn from the US

Prior public consultations when making regulations should be a critical feature

Non-use of acquired land makes it invalid

It is not just under the old central Land Acquisition Act 1894, but even under state laws, land is acquired and not used for decades, making a ...

Does The Indian Contract Act need a re-look?

One of the oldest acts in Indian statute books, The Indian Contact Act, 1872, needs to recognise non-compete restrictions, bring more clarity in ...

When taxman comes calling on your bonus

If fringe benefit tax makes a comeback in the forthcoming Budget, there could be some tightening of tax evasion

How GST will benefit traders and manufacturers

Concept of manufacture will be replaced by value added which is numerically measureable and is not controversial

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Weakening asset quality, rural slowdown key challenges for M&M Financial

Rich valuations along with slowing growth have resulted in downgrades by leading brokerages

UltraTech Cement: Good show in a subdued quarter

The stock's over 20% gains in one month suggest most near-term positives are priced in

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