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M S Swaminathan
Women in agriculture

The major challenge facing farmers is the economic viability of farming. The economic survey of India has drawn attention to the need for making agriculture profitable.

Michael Gonsalves
Bajaj Finance net profit jumps

Bajaj Finance on Thursday reported a 83 per cent rise in its standalone net profit for the June quarter to Rs 833.7 crore, higher than what analysts had estimated, as it earned more in interest inc

Shona Adhikari
Munnar’s Purple Carpet Season

Set at an altitude of 6000 ft, in Kerala’s Idukki District, Munnar was the favoured summer resort of the erstwhile British rulers in colonial times.

Gautam Datt
LS to take up no-confidence motion against Govt on Friday

The government is headed for a showdown with the opposition in Parliament as Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan accepted the no-confidence motion against the ruling dispensation moved by the Telugu

Sangeetha G.
Online night room bookings grow 50% in January-March

Online hotel room aggregators have witnessed one of the fastest growth rates of around 50 per cent in night bookings during the first quarter of this calendar year against the same period a year ag

Kuruvilla Pandikattu
It’s tough being true to oneself

To be nobody-but-yourself — in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else — means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight,” writes Mario Popova o

Michael Gonsalves
Increase in truck axle load to impact CV sales

The road transport ministry’s notification on Monday to increase truck axle load by 10-25 per cent across various categories will impact overall commercial vehicle segment in India -- the world’s f

Sangeetha G.
Fat pay for top-rung IIT graduates, peanuts for other fresh engineers

A graduate from top IITs bags an entry-level annual package that is around 300 per cent higher than one from any of the private engineering colleges in the country.

M Muneer
Buying Loyalty?

Marketing executives can take better decisions and achieve results if they have access to the right information.

Sudeshna Banerjee
Celebrating Womanhood

Forevermark is ushering in a new trend in India where singular diamonds will project an emotional value – the value of half carat through project resize.

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