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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...

Barack Obama provides legal status to 5 million illegal immigrants

President Obama's action is expected to help a significant number of Indians in technology field, especially those having H-1B visas.

Kishore Biyani’s Future Group acquires supermarket chain Nilgiris

Future Consumer Enterprise acquires Nilgiris, which operates a franchisee-operated store chain with 140 outlets in key urban centres in south India.

$1 billion loan to Adani: No viability issues, but disbursal after scrutiny, says SBI

SBI has come under criticism from the Congress for its decision to lend $1 billion to Adani Mining for its project in Queensland.

Rs 15,000 cr Kotak Mahindra Bank-ING Vysya merger: All you need to know

ING Vysya to merge with Kotak Mahindra Bank at an all-stock deal valued at Rs 15K cr; Kotak to be 4th largest private bank.

Black money: Switzerland moves closer to automatic tax info exchange

Approval from Switzerland comes close on heels of G20 leaders discussing black money issue at their just concluded meeting in Australia.

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OECD ups India growth outlook at 5.4 pct this fiscal, urges structural reforms

OECD's survey of Indian economy has pegged GDP growth for India at 6.6 per cent next fiscal and 6.8 per cent in 2016-17.

Zomato gets $60 million more in funding, now valued at $660 million

New funds from Vy Capital and existing investors Sequoia Capital and Info Edge will be used to accelerate Zomato's global expansion and new product development.

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Not just Hindalco, SPP red-flagged other coal cases to CBI chief

SC-appointed Special Public Prosecutor Cheema has written '6 letters to Ranjit Sinha pertaining to sketchy CBI closure reports on coal scam cases'.

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With existing 17 underperforming, Plan Panel tells PM ‘no need for more world-class airports’

Airports at Bhopal, Raipur and Indore would have to wait longer to get ‘world class’ tag, Planning Commission has told the PM.

N Srinivasan cleared in IPL scam but Gurunath Meiyappan, Raj Kundra indicted; Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals fate hangs in balance

Srinivasan was not found to be involved in scuttling probe into match fixing scam, panel tells SC.

Govt orders quality checks on Chinese steel

The finance ministry has directed that importers of Chinese steel products have to secure certification by the BIS.

Indian Hotels Q2 net loss narrows to Rs 97.69 cr

Tata group hospitality major Indian Hotels Company today reported a narrowing...

DLF plans to launch REITs next fiscal; earns Rs 2,100 crore annually as rental income

India's largest realty company DLF today said it plans to launch the Real Estate Investment Trusts...

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Gujarat declares new IT/ITES policy; targets 15-fold turnover jump by 2020

With an aim to help "create an IT/ITeS ecosystem" in Gujarat and to attract new IT firms...

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Rat poison chemical found in pills linked to 12 sterilisation deaths in India’s Chhattisgarh

Tablets linked to the deaths of more than a dozen women who visited a sterilisation camp...

Narendra Modi makes strong pitch for operationalisation of $100 bn BRICS bank

India will hold the Presidency of the USD 100 billion New Development Bank for the first six years.

Jewellery drives gold demand in India: 8 key facts

Total demand for gold in India for the quarter ended September 2014 was at 225.1 tonnes, up by 39%.

Rate cut chorus grows louder as inflation drops to 5-year low

Wholesale price index-based inflation dropped for the fifth straight month to 1.77 per cent in October.

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Repatriation of black money kept abroad key priority, says PM Narendra Modi

India is seeking strong action by Group of 20 industrialised and emerging economies against tax havens.

Modi-Obama meeting sealed trade deal, WTO says Bali package could be in force in 2 weeks

Meeting on sidelines of East Asia Summit, Modi and Obama took forward their discussion in Washington in September.

Currency, wage and tech edge drive auto part exports to China

Several new factors have now helped the India's auto components industry make a strong break into China.

Reliance Infra cancels Rs 12,000 cr Mumbai Metro Line 2 project

The project was awarded by Maharashtra govt to Reliance Infrastructure-led consortium in 2009 through an international competitive bidding.

Excise on petrol, diesel hiked; no increase in retail rates

While duty hike will result in immediate increase in petrol and diesel prices, expected reduction would keep retail rates at almost same levels.

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RBI to invite applications for payment banks by November-end: Raghuram Rajan

The small and payment banks will cater to small businesses and low income households.

Delhi Metro, Yamuna expressway, 4 other Indian infra projects figure in KPMG world markets report

A panel of independent industry experts evaluated over 400 diverse and compelling projects to ultimately select the final ones in KPMG's Infrastructure 100.

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