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Growth will be stifled if banks stop infra lending: Vinod Rai

Growth will be stifled if banks stop infra lending: Vinod Rai

Exhorting lenders to analyse the root cause of the bad loans problem, Banks Board Bureau Chairman Vinod Rai...

Mission 350 Plus: Railways exploring possibilities of running trains at 500 km/hr
Mission 350 Plus: Railways exploring possibilities of running trains at 500 km/hr

Moving ahead on its Mission 350 Plus, Railways will organise a global meet...

India's Q1 GDP growth slows drastically to 7.1%, but heavens haven't fallen yet. Here's why
India's Q1 GDP growth slows drastically to 7.1%, but heavens haven't fallen yet. Here's why

India's GDP (Gross Domestic Product) growth slowed down to a disappointing 7.1% in the first quarter of FY17...

TECHNOLOGY

'IT, telecom cos investing in tackling fraud, bribery'
'IT, telecom cos investing in tackling fraud, bribery'

Large Indian IT and telecom companies, as well as retail, e-commerce and private equity firms are now investing in ways to tackle fraud, bribery and corruption and create more awareness about such issues, an EY official said.

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INDIA

Landmark victory for movements against forceful land acquisition: Mamata on Singur verdict
Landmark victory for movements against forceful land acquisition: Mamata on Singur verdict

With the Supreme Court quashing the land acquisition by the former Left Front government in West Bengal's Singur for setting up Tata Motors' Nano car plant ten year ago, chief minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said the apex court's verdict is a "landmark victory" for her movement against the "forceful land acquisition".

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COMMODITIES

Oil price outlook cut as doubts grow over output freeze
Oil price outlook cut as doubts grow over output freeze

Oil analysts have cut their price forecasts for the first time since February, as the prospect of the world's largest producers agreeing to freeze output dims and US production shows signs of gradually picking up.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 01 Sep )This Week ( 28 Aug - 03 Sep )

SAGITTARIUS It's surprising how much your attitudes to money are bound up with fears and feelings about emotional security. I told you yesterday how cash complaints could come between you and a colleague or partner. Now is the… read more