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NITI Aayog CEO for govt exit from infra projs, schools, jails

The government needs to exit infrastructure projects and even look at handing over jails, schools and colleges to the private sector as happens to be the case in countries like Canada and Australia

Oppn seeks clarity on whether govt plans to scrap Rs 2K notes

The Opposition in Rajya Sabha today asked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to clarify whether the government has decided to scrap the newly launched Rs 2,000 note and introduce a Rs 1,000 coin.

No plans to take over delayed residential projects: govt

The government has no plans to take over delayed residential projects of private builders and complete them for home buyers, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

Sensex rises 50 pts in early trade on earnings

The benchmark BSE Sensex advanced about 50 points in early trade today on fresh buying by investors amid better-than-expected earnings.

Yamaha FZ25: Road review

When it comes to performance motorcycles, Yamaha has always given us products, which have been ahead of the competition.

Strong monsoons reversing India’s 50-year dry spell

Indian summer monsoon has stre­ngthened over the past 15 years, reversing a 50-year dry period during which northern and central India received relatively little rainfall, an MIT study has found.

Bringing board, founders under one roof ‘doable’: Venkatesan

Infosys co-chairman Ravi Venkatesan on Tuesday said his priority is to get promoters and management working together as “one Infosys” and not operating in different pockets.

Achhe din for telcos; Idea, RCom shares rise to 2-month highs

Idea Cellular and Reliance Communications jumped to more than two-month highs on Tuesday after the government held talks to increase the period for payment of spectrum fee and changing the peg for

Kovind takes over as India’s 14th President

Ram Nath Kovind took over as India’s 14th President on Tuesday in a ceremony marked with pomp and tradition.

Nifty gets a helping hand from key sectors

Some sectors have played a crucial role the Nifty-50 Index’s journey to 10,000 points from the 9,000-mark it crossed on March 14, this year.

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