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Narendra Modi picks up pace on economic reform but opposition remains: 8 key points

Govt needs approval during a parliamentary session starting on Nov 24 to allow overseas investors to hold a 49 pct stake in insurance companies.

Economy News

Long ‘to do’ list for PM Narendra Modi as clock ticks on economic reform

As Parliament convenes on Monday, Modi govt is confident of passing legislation to allow more FDI in insurance industry, despite hostile opposition.

Economy News

Olivier Giroud ready to return against Manchester United: Arsene Wenger

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud could return for Premier League clash with Manchester United after recovering from a broken leg nearly a month ahead of schedule.

Sports News

Brent touches $80 on possible OPEC output cuts, strong US data

Brent hit $80 a barrel in early Asian trade on Friday and US crude futures rose nearly $1 before prices retreated.

crude oil, oil price News

Fears grow in India about Hindu ‘Narendra Modi-fication’ of education

Indians were flying aeroplanes, carrying out stem cell research and may even have been using cosmic weapons...

Jobs and Education News

Kotak Mahindra Bank shares surge 9% on ING Vysya deal

Kotak Mahindra Bank shares surged as much as 9.3 per cent to Rs 1,264.70, its second consecutive record high.

Markets News

Manchester United suffer double blow; Falcao, Daley Blind out with injuries

Manchester United midfielder Daley Blind ruled out for a 'long' spell due to a knee problem.

Sports News

Tech Mahindra gains after $240 mn acquisition

Tech Mahindra shares gain 1 pct, adding to Thursday's 3 pct rise...

Tech Mahindra gains after $240 mn acquisition

Yes Bank shares up 4% as RBI allows FIIs to buy equity

Yes Bank shares gain 2.5 per cent...

Yes Bank shares up 4% as RBI allows FIIs to buy equity

Indian rupee recoups losses to end nearly flat

The Indian rupee ended nearly flat on Thursday after a fall to a nine-month low...

Indian rupee recoups losses to end nearly flat

Sebastian Vettel to replace Fernando Alonso at Ferrari in 2015 Formula One season

Sebastian Vettel, 4-time F1 world champion and currently with Red Bull, will partner 2007 world champion Kimi Raikkonen in Ferrari.

Sports News

Infosys unit’s overbilling Apple led to exit of top execs: Sources

Indian outsourcing major Infosys Ltd's back-office services unit was overcharging Apple Inc...

Infosys unit’s overbilling Apple led to exit of top execs: Sources

Book Talk: Ten years on, Chetan Bhagat prepared to face critics

India's biggest-selling author in English is often dismissed as persona non grata by literary critics...

Industry News

US court overturns bid by Ranbaxy to block launch of rival generic drugs

A U.S. court has denied a request by Indian drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd...

Industry News

Indians get taste for branded edible oil as prices drop, incomes rise

After years of buying cooking oil sold in plastic bags at a village store, Indian farmer Kisan Pawar has made the jump to branded packs of soyoil from a retail chain. Falling prices of imported oil and a marketing drive that

edible oil News

Narendra Modi’s divide and rule weakens Coal India unions as strike looms

A rift between the five powerful labour unions at Coal India Ltd is set to clear the way for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's...

Economy News

Premier League preview: Injury-plagued Manchester United face tough trip to Arsenal

Arsenal are currently 6th in Premier League table with 17 points while Manchester United a place behind with 1 point fewer.

Sports News

Honduran Miss World contestant and sister found murdered

A Honduran beauty queen has been found shot dead in a suspected crime of passion just days before...

Entertainment News

Yahoo to replace Google as default search engine in Firefox web browser

Firefox had 10.4 pct of US browser market on desktop PCs, mobile smartphones and tablets last month while Google's Chrome browser lead with 33.5 pct.

Industry News

Indian rupee hits 8-1/2 month low on dollar buying from oil firms

The Indian rupee fell to a 8-1/2 month low on Wednesday as global gains in the dollar...

Indian rupee hits 8-1/2 month low on dollar buying from oil firms

India headed for capex revival, $360 bn in orders: BofA

BofA-ML says $360 bn in orders are expected over FY15-17 translating into a 'robust' 11-20 pct growth for industrial sector.

India headed for capex revival, $360 bn in orders: BofA

Australian actor Chris Hemsworth named ‘sexiest man alive’ by People magazine

Actors Johnny Depp, George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Richard Gere have each been chosen twice.

Entertainment News

Nokia revives brand with launch of iPad look-alike N1 tablet

N1 runs on Google Android Lollipop operating software but features Nokia's new Z Launcher intelligent home screen interface.

Industry News

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan wants focus on sustainable growth

RBI is under corporate and government pressure to bring down interest rates and boost economic growth.

Economy News

Omega’s Einhorn sees stock market rallying into 2015

Hedge fund Omega Advisors expects to see the U.S. stock market's bull run continue...

Omega’s Einhorn sees stock market rallying into 2015

Rocket Internet to launch another 10 start-ups in 2015

Rocket Internet, the global e-commerce investor, expects to launch at least another...

Rocket Internet to launch another 10 start-ups in 2015
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