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Companies that made shareholders RICH

The one common theme across companies that have rewarded shareholders is consumption.

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How Ikea plans to woo Indians

Pricing isn't at the heart of Ikea's strategy. It is understanding how Indians live.

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Will Modi's dream of 'electricity for all' ever come true?

The need of the hour is to strike a balance between the capability of the conventional and the prospect of the renewable to give a realistic shape to the Prime Minister's vision, says Rajiv Mishra.

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Job situation in India is not all that scary

7 million jobs will be created in formal sector in FY18

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Sensex scales 35K peak for first time

The 30-share Sensex jumped 310.77 points, or 0.89 per cent, to end at a new peak of 35,081.82, breaking its previous record of 34,843.51 reached on January 15.

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GST rates of 70 more items likely to be cut

Agriculture implements that are currently taxed up to 18 per cent may come under the 12 per cent or the 5 per cent bracket.

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Now, black money stashed in Singapore banks under govt lens

India and Singapore had in 2013 amended the DTAA to help exchange banking and tax-related information more effectively.

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Likely: Tax on long-term capital gains on shares

'The estimates of tax forgone on this item run into hundreds of billions.''And there is neither fairness nor rationality to support continuing with this tax holiday for just one class of investors, those who put their money in shares,' says T N Ninan.

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Is there a Rs 1.25 trillion hole in the EPS?

'How is the scheme running despite running such massive deficits?''This is because the number of new members are much more than earlier members who are drawing pension.''If this was done by a private organisation, it would have been called a Ponzi scheme

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A bank without the buck, a bill without teeth

India borrows ideas that we don't need, like the FRDI Bill, and ignores the ones we need, like rewarding whistleblowers such as the ones who want to save Bombay Mercantile Bank, says Debashis Basu.

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An exceptional crossover SUV

A rich blend of technology and earthy materials giving the Lexus NX 300h a unique look.

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Why foreign banks are going slow on India

Foreign banks were ahead in terms of technology, but that is no longer the case as Indian private banks steal the innovation march.

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Why RBI does not want to hike rates

Instead of a rate hike, or even a pause, there could be a window for the RBI for an interest rate cut

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Budget 2018: Tax norms for listed stocks may be tweaked

There have been demands from a section of stakeholders that the long-term capital gains tax on equities be reimposed.

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PM Modi to address opening plenary @WEF

The keynote address will be given by United States President Donald Trump

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Sensex takes a break after 3 days of bull run

Sentiment turned weak after data released after market hours on Monday showed that the country's trade deficit, or difference between imports and exports, reached USD 14.88 billion in December, up about 41 per cent year-on-year, as crude oil and gold impo

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China's Ola of bicycles pedals into India

Chinese bicycle sharing giant Ofo launches service in seven Indian cities.

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UIDAI plans to use face recognition for Aadhaar

However, the facility will be allowed on a need basis and can be used only in "fusion mode", which means people can use it only along with other existing means of authentication.

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The future belongs to biopharma. Can India catch up with China, a world market leader? The future belongs to biopharma. Can India catch up with China?

If we are to realise the full potential of biologics' ability to improve people's health, it is essential to encourage public policy and support R&D.

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Audi A3 Cabriolet is an eye-catcher

Driving the Audi A3 Cabriolet is a thrilling experience, says P Tharyan.

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States must get fiscal for the Centre to succeed

India's rank in the World Bank's ease of doing business index cannot get better unless more attention is paid to bringing about procedural reforms in the way states run their governments and provide various approvals for trade and industry, says A K Bhatt

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How to make most of your money in 2018

'The best way to start is to understand your finances.''Keeping a tab on spending can help you invest more.'

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Sensex scales new high on investor optimism

Investors turned optimistic after better-than-expected macro-economic data and corporate earnings.

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Safety of Aadhaar data: Budget may focus on cybersecurity

With a rise in the number of cyber crimes and hacking, and many putting a question mark on safety of Aadhaar data, the FM might bring proposals in this regard and allocate funds separately.

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Budget 2018: Good news for health insurance likely

Govt could cut the GST rate payable every time someone buys a health insurance product; or it could also provide a larger income tax set off for those who buy a health insurance product

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Why Jaitley is under no pressure to present a populist Budget

The dates of general elections in 2019 and the presentation of the final Budget of the Modi government are so far removed from each other that Jaitley is not under any pressure to present a populist Budget.Instead, he could well unveil an array of schemes

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Budget 2018: What the agri sector wants from Jaitley

Corporate farming norms to be made more acceptable and balanced for both farmers and corporates

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Have not received any benefit under GST? Here is the culprit

The anti-profiteering authority has so far got 169 complaints alleging that suppliers of goods or services have not passed on GST benefits to customers.

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One of India's brilliant CEOS no one knows about

The unknown architect of Balrampur Chini, Meenakshi Saraogi's biggest achievement lay in inspiring farmers to grow more cane.

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Meet the digital stars of the future

In a country where the onslaught of automation is stealing jobs from traditional high-growth sectors, 'velocitors' or young companies with the ability to break away from the pack will spur entrepreneurship and job creation, says Ganesh Natarajan.

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Why this policyholder lost his insurance claim case

Carefully read the policy and understand the scope of coverage and benefits available.

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Diamonds to defence, what's on the agenda with Netanyahu

The Israeli prime minister will be leading a delegation comprising 130 representatives of 102 companies, and 10 MoUs are expected to be signed during his 4-day visit.

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Why NFO mobilisation is at 9-year high

Equity NFOs had a boom period in 2005-2008 where over 170 new equity schemes hit the market.Sector experts appear to have learnt a big lesson from the mistakes of the previous bull run

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Factory output growth hits 17-month high in November

Manufacturing sector, which constitutes 77.63 per cent of the IIP, recorded an impressive growth of 10.2 per cent in November as compared to 4 per cent a year ago.

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Railways puts women's safety on track

The Railways might use part of the Nirbhaya Fund to install closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in ladies' coaches and increase the number of washrooms on platforms

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Retail inflation rises to 5.21%, dashes rate cut hopes

Inflation for the food basket increased to 4.96 per cent in December from 4.42 per cent in the preceding month.

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